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Last year Jon Stewart took a three-month break from hosting The Daily Show to travel to Jordan and film his directorial debut (John Oliver hosted it for two of those three months). Now a year later we have a trailer for the fruits of his labor. It’s called Rosewater and it looks precisely like the kind of celebration of human endurance and journalistic integrity that you’d… Continue reading 'Rosewater' Trailer: Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut Gets Emotional

lost river teaser trailerFans of the Ryan Gosling of “Hey Girl” meme fame may want to sit out his directorial debut, “Lost River.” Based on the film’s first teaser clip, there’s nothing cute or twee about this surreal thriller.

“Lost River” (formerly titled “How to Catch a Predator”) focuses on single mother Billy (Christina Hendricks) and her two sons. The oldest boy… Continue reading Watch the First Teaser for Ryan Gosling's Directorial Debut, 'Lost River' (VIDEO)

Last month we gave you a peek at Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut — the fantasy noir Lost River, starring Christina Hendricks, Ben Mendelsohn, Eva Mendes, Saoirse Ronan, Barbara Steele, and Matt Smith. The “modern-day fairy tale” finds Hendricks as a single mother who becomes swept up in the dark underworld of a vanishing city. Her teenage son Bones discovers an underwater town that could be… Continue reading See the First Footage from Ryan Gosling's Trippy Directorial Debut, 'Lost River'

You’ve probably known her most of your life as that sexy badass in movies like Scream, Jawbreakers and Planet Terror, but now Rose McGowan is switching gears and transitioning to a role she was meant to play her whole life: director. When the short film Dawn premieres on the opening night of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, it’ll mark McGowan’s debut as a filmmaker, and… Continue reading Sundance Opening Night: Rose McGowan on Her Directorial Debut 'Dawn,' Plus: How She Accidentally Became an Actor

Matt Damon at the 2011 Critics' Choice Movie AwardsJason Merritt/Getty Images

Matt Damon is following in buddy Ben Affleck’s shoes.

No, he’s not signing up for Zack Snyder’s Superman/Batman movie; instead, he’s planning to move behind the camera for his directorial debut.

Indiewire reports that Damon is circling “A Foreigner,” an adaptation penned by Oscar-winning “Argo” screenwriter Chris Terrio… Continue reading Matt Damon Books Directorial Debut, Joins Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'