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In the 15 years since he transitioned from painter to filmmaker, New York artist Julian Schnabel has tackled a number of true-life stories from his first film based on friend and peer, New York street artist Jean-Paul Basquiat, to his portrait of Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas in Before Night Falls and quadriplegic Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly , for which Schnabel was nominated… Continue reading Exclusive: Filmmaker Julian Schnabel on Miral

Filmmaker George Hickenlooper dies

George Hickenhooper, known for producing films such as the making-of documentary “Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse” about “Apocalypse … Continue reading Filmmaker George Hickenlooper dies

New reports making rounds say that filmmaker Sanjay Gadhvi is in trouble as a case against him has been filed. The maker of super hit films like Dhoom II and Kidnap, is facing a case under section 420 of the IPC. The Indian Film Company in Delhi Metropolitan Magistrate’s court has filed the case against [...] Continue reading Case of fraud filed against film maker Sanjay Gadhvi

Guillermo Del Toro has resigned as director of the two The Hobbit movies.
The Mexican filmmaker, 45, will, however, help write the screenplays for the Lord of the Rings prequels.
“In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming The Hobbit I am faced with the hardest decision of my life,” Stuff.co.nz [...] Continue reading Guillermo del Toro quits as director of The Hobbit movies

British filmmaker Simon Monjack has been buried next to his late wife Brittany Murphy.
Friends and family of Monjack gathered at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles where he was buried beside Murphy.
“It was Simon”’’s wish to be laid to rest next to her,” family spokesman Roger Neal said.
It was a private orthodox Jewish service [...] Continue reading Simon Monjack buried next to late wife Brittany Murphy