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This week marks the 25th anniversary of “The Dead Pool,” which, perhaps no one realized at the time, was the final “Dirty Harry” movie. The movie was released on July 13, 1988, shortly after Eastwood turned 58, and while the actor has continued to play cops and gunslingers and action heroes, he tossed away Inspector Harry Callahan’s badge for… Continue reading 'The Dead Pool' at 25: Why Clint Eastwood's Dirty Harry Still Matters
While promoting his latest interpretation of a classic work, “The Great Gatsby,” director Baz Luhrmann revealed that he once had a chance to adapt an even more lucrative feature: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”
During an interview on Britain’s “The Graham Norton Show,” Luhrmann discussed how after he directed Warner Bros.’s “Romeo + Juliet,” the studio approached him with an offer to helm the first “Harry Potter” film. Luhrmann admitted… Continue reading Baz Luhrmann Passed on Directing 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'
“Harry Potter” star Tom Felton is shedding his Hogwarts robes — and his British accent — for his next role, as an American Navy pilot in the upcoming World War II drama “Ghosts of the Pacific.”
The actor, who portrayed Slytherin student and Harry Potter nemesis Draco Malfoy in the series, will get to play a hero this time, in the role of real-life bombardier Tony Pastula. Pastula was stranded in… Continue reading Tom Felton in 'Ghosts of the Pacific': 'Harry Potter' Star Signs Up for WWII Drama