The story of Lance Armstrong’s prolific campaign to hide his use of performance enhancing drugs has already been explored in movies (The Armstrong Lie), but if documentaries aren’t your thing, there’s a dramatized version on the way. Directed by Stephen Frears (The Queen, High Fidelity) and starring Ben Foster as the cyclist, The Program looks like it tries to get inside the… Continue reading Trailer Round-up: Bill Murray Will 'Rock the Kasbah,' Lance Armstrong's 'The Program,' and 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.'
A rolling Steven Soderbergh gathers no moss. Less than two full weeks after leaving the director’s chair for ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ the Oscar winner his ‘U.N.C.L.E.’ screenwriter, Scott Z. Burns have announced that they’re shopping ‘The Bitter Pill’ to hungry studios. Per The Hollywood Reporter, ‘Pill’ is described as “a thriller set in the world of psychopharmacology.” Cue comparisons to ‘Inception’! Your pill bottle is… Continue reading Steven Soderbergh Sets 'The Bitter Pill' as 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Replacement
If you’re an A-list actor who wasn’t considered to replace George Clooney in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ then you may not actually be on the A-list. From Johnny Depp to Matt Damon to Ryan Gosling to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Warner Bros. discussed the lead role of Napoleon Solo in the Steven Soderbergh-directed reboot of the ’60s television series with a reported 20-plus names. That game of Hollywood roulette has… Continue reading Steven Soderbergh May Get Bradley Cooper to Say 'U.N.C.L.E.'
Steven Soderbergh has a distrust of the Internet – which becomes quite evident from Jude Law’s character in Soderbergh’s new film, ‘Contagion.’ And, to be fair, Soderbergh makes some valid points. Last week, he set the record straight with us about Internet speculation surrounding his second unit directing work on ‘The Hunger Games.’ And, as you’ll read below, he also sets the record straight about George Clooney dropping… Continue reading Steven Soderbergh talks 'Contagion,' George Clooney Dropping out of 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' and the Lingering Mysteries of 'Oceans 12'