Gotham: The first cast photo for Fox’s upcoming TV series Gotham has been released, and it confirms that Detective Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie, who shared the photo via social media) and his partner Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) will be front and center in the Batman prequel. The series will debut this fall; it’s already been ordered for a full season. [Twitter]
Forrest Gump as a Diplomat: The film rights to In the Garden of Beasts, a nonfiction book by Erik Larson, have been optioned by Universal and Playtone, Tom Hanks’ production company. Hanks is considering starring as U.S. Ambassador William Dodds, who began his diplomatic service in 1933 Berlin somewhat naively before becoming aware of the evil that surrounded him and his family. (The… Continue reading Movie News in 60 Seconds: Tom Hanks in Nazi Germany; Drugs on a Sub; Gotham Awards Indies
Going into tonight’s annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards, there was certainly a lot of opinions that Alexander Payne’s The Descendants would be cleaning house, being that it was nominated in the most categories, but when the dust settled, the well-reviewed box office success was left with not a single award despite many Oscar prognosticators having it as a frontrunner for a Best Picture Oscar.
Instead, Mike… Continue reading Beginners & Tree of Life Lead Surprise Gotham Wins