Superman (1978) - A Retrospective Review
You WILL believe... — We live in what can justifiably be called the age of the superhero movie. In the last 10 to 15 years Hollywood has been flooded with innumerable entries into what must surely rank as the most rapidly growing genre in film. Whilst some of these films are truly great pieces of entertainment, many of them are simply cookie-cutter fodder based on beloved franchises but often made with little care or regard for the source material and its fans and are merely examples of greedy studios cashing in on the probable finite life of this overstuffed genre.
Amazon Lands Rights to a TV Adaptation of Oscar-Winning 'The Departed'
A TV series of Martin Scorsese's The Departed was reported to be in the works earlier this year, and now the series is headed to Amazon Studios, to be produced alongside Vertigo Entertainment, Initial Entertainment Group, and Plan B Entertainment.
'Soul Surfer' Director Sean McNamara to Helm 'Reagan' Biopic
Soul Surfer helmer Sean McNamara has signed on for the upcoming Ronald Reagan biopic, which launches production next spring. — The indie film will cover the titular man's life from his teenage years through to becoming the 40th president in 1981, as seen through the eyes of the KGB agent assigned to follow him during his presidency of the Screen Actors Guild between 1947 and 1952.
Alicia Silverstone Joins 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer,' Filming Begins
Yorgos Lanthimos made his mark with The Lobster, and his next American film has begun production with a solid cast that adds Alicia Silverstone into the mix.
Lionsgate Developing a Film Based on 'The Monolith'
THR is reporting that The Monolith is getting the big screen treatment, courtesy of Lionsgate, based on the comic book series by Jimmy Pamiotti and Justin Gray.
'Jason Bourne' Earns Franchise Record with $12.3 Million Opening in China
Jason Bourne has taken $12.3 million on opening day in its China debut, the franchise's biggest opening in the Middle Kingdom ever and puts it on track to overtake The Bourne Legacy's overall tally.
Director Gareth Edwards Explains the Story Behind the 'Rogue One' Title
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has a big job to do. It has to sell the anthology format for millions of fans worldwide, as the first sidestep from the linear(ish) narrative of the man saga.
Joseph Fiennes Joins the Cast of Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Hulu's adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale has cast its male lead with Joseph Fiennes, whose biggest credit so far is arguably Shakespeare in Love, as Commander Waterford. Waterford is a founding father of the Gilead and is a high-ranking official.
Cast Promises that 'Game of Thrones' is Going to Get Even Darker
With season 7 around the corner (a long, round corner), Game of Thrones is on its home stretch now. And while the show is not famous for its uplifting and hopeful aesthetic, fans can be confident that things are going to get a whole lot bleaker going forward.
Sarah Paulson Re-Teams with Ryan Murphy for FX's 'Feud' Hollywood Period Drama
Prolific television creator Ryan Murphy has revealed via Twitter that Sarah Paulson has been cast as Geraldine Page in the upcoming anthology series Feud on FX.