Sony execs were quick to slam President Obama today when he announced he wished the studio had consulted him about shelving the release of The Interview. But Hollywood-Washington relationships weren’t always so icy, radio detection and rangingOnline.com has learned: Emails released in the leak show recent contact between Sony and the CIA.
According to uncovered emails, a high-ranking CIA agent visited the Los Angeles headquarters of Sony Pictures Entertainment… Continue reading Crisis Talks? CIA Agent’s Secret Meeting With Sony Exec Revealed In Leaked Emails
William Fichtner is the man. He’s been in Heat, Armageddon, Contact, Go, The Perfect Storm, Black Hawk Down, Elysium, The Dark Knight and so, so much more. His latest role is in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (available now on Blu-ray, DVD and digital HD), where he plays Eric Sacks, a maniacal businessman who sets the stage for Shredder and his Foot clan to take over the… Continue reading William Fichtner Talks 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' and Coming Back for the Sequel
The Mule may not be the type of movie you’d expect from Leigh Whannell, who wrote Saw, Dead Silence and Insidious and has cowriter, costar and executive producer credits here. It’s not a horror movie, rather it’s a crime thriller (and dark comedy) about a simple man trapped in a hotel room by police officers who are trying to get him to evacuate the… Continue reading Leigh Whannell Talks the True Story Behind 'The Mule,' Writing Its Grossest Scene, and More
Quentin Tarantino: Appearing at industry trade show the American Film Market to promote international sales of his upcoming Western The Hateful Eight, director Quentin Tarantino spoke expansively about 70 mm film vs. digital projection, his source of inspiration for his latest epic (’60s TV shows) as well as his own career plans: “If I get to the 10th [film], do… Continue reading Movie News: Quentin Tarantino Talks Retirement; Final, Apocalyptic 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Trailer
Spoiler alert: The Nov. 4 episode of Sons of Anarchy, “What a Piece of Work Is Man,” said goodbye to a core character and watched another make a surprising move on the hood of a cop car. (Read our postmortems with Mark Boone Junior (Bobby) and Annabeth Gish (Jarry).) Peter Weller, who directed the episode—and, of course, recurs on the series as Charlie Barosky—spoke to EW about those memorable scenes, what makes… Continue reading ‘Sons of Anarchy’ director Peter Weller talks key Bobby, Chibs scenes