Tag Archives: Willem Dafoe

A Teaser Trailer for “Justice League” suggests a really fun blockbuster

A few days ago, Warner Brothers chose to set the tone for their upcoming mega blockbuster Justice League while at Comic-Con. They opted to drop a Teaser Trailer of sorts, more or less setting up the premise for the sequel/follow up to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Obviously, many[...]

“The Fault in Our Stars” – Shailene Woodley: Awards Race

Directed by: Josh Boone Written by: Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (based on the novel by John Green) Main Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe, Mike Birbiglia, and others… Past Oscar relations: Willem Dafoe is a two time Best Supporting Actor nominee, for Platoon and[...]

John Carter is sci-fi fantasy done wrong

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: I understood Brian DePalma’s Mission: Impossible the first time I saw it in theaters. I had no trouble following Chris Nolan’s brain-twister thrillers (Memento, The Prestige, Inception). It was work, but I more-or-less ‘got’ the core narrative beats of LA Confidential and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier,[...]

“John Carter” trailer promises epic, sci-fi thrills

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Much like “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” which marks the feature-film debut of animator Brad Bird, we’re predominantly interested in next year’s “John Carter” because it’s the first live-action effort from Andrew Stanton, the genius brain behind Pixar’s masterpieces “Finding Nemo” and “WALL-E.” Basically, I’d follow Stanton anywhere.[...]

Disney teases Andrew Stanton’s “John Carter”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Let it be said that I will follow Andrew Stanton anywhere. The beating heart at Pixar Animation Studios, who directed “Finding Nemo” and “WALL-E” (as well as contributed to plenty more Pixar masterpieces), is making the move to live action for the sci-fi thriller “John Carter.” For[...]

Michelle Rodriguez’s “The Jesuit” slated to begin production in March 2011

HollywoodNews.com: Maya Entertainment and Open Window Films have just announced that they have acquired “The Jesuit,” an action-packed drama written and scheduled to be directed by Golden Globe nominee Paul Schrader (Director of “American Gigolo, Afliction”; writer of “Taxi Driver” and “Raging Bull”). Production is set to begin in early[...]