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Spotlight on the Stars: Pierce Brosnan

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a go a bit old school and take a look at an A-lister who’s been around for a while now…Pierce Brosnan. A very charming actor, he went from being well known and well liked on television to a mega star when[...]

Roman Polanski: ‘Odd Man Out’ Trailer

Following the success of ROMAN POLANSKI: WANTED AND DESIRED, director Marina Zenovich planned to make a short film about how that film reopened the case. She was scheduled to interview Polanski in November of 2009 after he completed THE GHOSTWRITER. Polanski was arrested unexpectedly in September of 2009. ROMAN POLANSKI:[...]

Kristen Stewart, Ewan McGregor sought for Sydney film fest

If festival organizers get their way, Kristen Stewart and Ewan McGregor will walk the red carpet for this year’s Sydney Film Festival, which takes place in June. The Sydney Morning Herald writes that festival planners “are in talks” with both superstars and would like them to support films that are[...]

Exclusive: ‘Ghost Writer”s Olivia Williams on acting with Ewan, reacting to Roman

BY TODD GILCHRIST Although not quite a household name in the U.S., Olivia Williams has steadily worked over the last decade to establish herself as one of the movies’ most versatile and interesting actresses. Early roles in Wes Anderson’s Rushmore and M. Night Shyamalan’s The Sixth Sense earned her both[...]

Ewan McGregor discusses Polanski and politics on ‘The Ghost Writer’

Suffice it to say that Roman Polanski has been in the news in recent months, and not really because of his movies. Thankfully, however, The Ghost Writer gives people uninterested in celebrities’ personal lives something more interesting to talk about, not the least of which because it’s truly incredible. Polanksi’s[...]

Polanski Wins Top Berlin Prize

At the 60th Berlin Film Festival “Honey” a drama by Turkish director Semith Kaplanoglu won the Golden Bear for best film. However, Roman Polanski won the Best Director Silver Bear for his new film “The Ghost Writer.” The festival Jury, headed by director Werner Herzog, gave its Silver Bear Jury[...]

Polanski’s “The Ghost Writer” makes debut in Berlin

Roman Polanski’s film “The Ghost Writer,” based on a novel by Robert Harris, made its debut at the Berlin Film Festival. The film stars Pierce Brosnan as a prime minister, Olivia Williams as his wife, and Ewan McGregor as the ghost writer hired to complete his memoirs. The movie was[...]

Summit picks up Polanski’s “Ghost Writer”

Summit Entertainment has picked up distribution rights to Roman Polanski’s thriller “The Ghost Writer,”according to Collider. The film stars Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor. The film was in post-production when Polanski was arrested and it was unsure whether the film would ever get completed, but here is proof. They will[...]