Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies that have left us in recent weeks. Below you’ll find names big and small and from all areas of the industry, though each was significant to the movies in his or her own way.
Paul Almond (1931-2015) – Director. For Granada Television, he directed the classic documentary Seven Up! (pictured… Continue reading Remembering Geoffrey Lewis, Manoel de Oliveira, Andrew Lesnie and Other Reel-Important People We Lost in April
Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall and its sequel, the Man Booker Prize-winning Bring Up the Bodies, are going to have a big 2015. Now you can watch the trailer for the novels’ television adaptation. The six-part series is set to air on BBC Two in January and will come to American televisions on PBS in April.
Wolf Hall follows Thomas Cromwell, who is portrayed here by acclaimed actor Mark Rylance. Rylance has won multiple… Continue reading See Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis in a trailer for ‘Wolf Hall’
Juliette Lewis is going to play a detective on ABC. The actress has booked a role on Secrets & Lies opposite co-stars Ryan Phillippe and Natalie Martinez.
Based on an Australian mystery series, Secrets & Lies is about a man (Phillippe) who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a young boy when he finds the body. Barbie Kligman (Private Practice) is the writer-producer and Charles McDougall (Desperate Housewives) directs… Continue reading Juliette Lewis cast in ABC drama
Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, and Jerry Lewis all walk into a room together. There’s no real punch line to follow that, just Lewis’s brand of slapstick yucks, which had the sold-out crowd at the closing night of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival in hysterics.
The three legends were on-hand to screen a digitally restored version of “The King of Comedy.” The dark comedy classic — about wannabe stand-up comic Rupert… Continue reading 'The King of Comedy': Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis Celebrate Film's 30th Anniversary at Tribeca