What sounded like a pretty cool combination of Marvel-ous mayhem and indie-style insight has now, unfortunately, dissolved. A few days ago, we reported that director Patty Jenkins (she directed the award-winning Monster in 2003) is no longer attached to direct Chris Hemsworth in the upcoming sequel to the summer hit Thor. Thor 2 is scheduled to hit theaters in late 2013, but obviously the next order… Continue reading Sound Off: Who Should Direct 'Thor 2'?
Angelina Jolie’s success in Hollywood means she doesn’t need a backup plan. But she had one once: to become funeral director.
“It sounds like this very strange, eccentric, dark thing to do but in fact I lost my grandfather and was very upset with his funeral,” she said during an… Continue reading Angelina Jolie Always Wanted to Direct ... Funerals
When it comes to Martin Scorsese and his future directing projects, the acclaimed director seems to take a page from Lay’s potato chips: he can’t have just one. Variety reports that the Oscar-winning Scorsese is in early talks to direct ‘The Snowman,’ an adaptation of Norwegian novelist Jo Nesbo’s acclaimed novel. Great! But maybe ‘The Snowman’ should take a number.
Over the last couple of years, Scorsese… Continue reading Martin Scorsese in Early Talks to Direct 'The Snowman'
You might covet things like an iPad, iPhone or fancy Blu-ray player; studios covet talent — as well as making money. Warner Bros. is hoping this brings both: according to Deadline, the studio wants Ben Affleck to write and direct its adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘The Stand,’ though no deals have been worked out and its unknown whether Affleck himself has interest. If this does happen, Affleck would… Continue reading Warner Bros. Wants Ben Affleck to Direct 'The Stand'