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rose mcgowan1 Sundance Opening Night: Rose McGowan on Her Directorial Debut Dawn, Plus: How She Accidentally Became an Actor

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

108048162 Matt Damon Books Directorial Debut, Joins Christopher Nolans InterstellarJason 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'

krysten ritter asthma jake hoffman Asthma: Krysten Ritter to Rock Out in Dustin Hoffmans Sons Directorial DebutJonathan Leibson/WireImage

It hasn’t taken Krysten Ritter long to bounce back from the cancellation of her sharp show “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23.”

After years of playing the snarky sidekick, she’s started snagging bigger roles in upcoming films like Tim Burton’s “Big Eyes” and the adaptation of “Veronica Mars.” The latest movie she’s signed on for is the curiously named indie “Asthma.”

“Asthma”… Continue reading 'Asthma': Krysten Ritter to Rock Out in Dustin Hoffman's Son's Directorial Debut

argo Ben Affleck Wins DGA, Plus: Watch the Crazy Short Film That Launched His Directorial Career

 

Ben Affleck may be absent a nod at the Oscars, but he won the Directors Guild of America Award for Argo over the weekend. The 65th annual DGA ceremony took place at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood, where the filmmaker delivered a humble speech to audiences: “I worked really, really hard to become the best director I could be, by putting in as [many] hours… Continue reading Ben Affleck Wins DGA, Plus: Watch the Crazy Short Film That Launched His Directorial Career

Can Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s stock go any higher? If “Don Jon’s Addiction,” a new film which he wrote, directed and stars in, is any indication, then yes. Premiering at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the movie has JGL playing against type alongside an all-star cast of Scarlett Johansson, Tony Danza and Julianne Moore. If you also take into account its lurid sexual storyline, this movie could be one of most talked-about… Continue reading 'Don Jon's Addiction': Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Porn-Filled Directorial Debut Is About Love