Lars Von Trier is taking his distinct brand of controversial filmmaking to television.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Danish director will be writing and directing a series titled The House That Jack Built. Other than the title, details surrounding the project are sparse, but frequent collaborator and producer Louise Vesth described the project as a “high-end TV drama series” at the Venice Film Festival. Vesth is set to produce along with Peter Aalbaek Jensen… Continue reading Lars Von Trier to write and direct TV series
Well, this is both shocking and truly amazing: “Looper” writer-director Rian Johnson, known for his esoteric, often existential low-budget genre movies, has been handed the keys to the biggest franchise in… Continue reading Rian Johnson to Write and Direct 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'
The Sherlock Holmes renaissance is officially in full swing. If you hadn’t gotten enough of the brilliant detective in two Guy Ritchie films, the BBC series with Benedict Cumberbatch, and CBS’ Elementary, then maybe a remake of Young Sherlock Holmes will finally fill your craving for the super sleuth.
Paramount is keen to reopen the case when it comes to the 1985 Barry Levinson film… Continue reading Paramount Attempts to Solve the Mystery of Who Will Write the 'Young Sherlock Holmes' Remake
As previously reported, Jason Segel will not be returning to the second iteration of “The Muppets.” After rescuing the puppets from cultural irrelevance, the actor said that his schedule is just too packed for a second go.
However, Segel is leaving the franchise in the hands of fellow enlightened Muppets revampers, screenwriter Nicholas Stoller and director James Bobin. While doing press for his upcoming couch potato film, “Jeff, Who Lives at… Continue reading 'The Muppets' Sequel: Jason Segel Confirms He Won't Write Or Star In The Film
So here we are on the precipice of awards season and things are about to kick into high gear. New York critics will soon speak up, as will the “please-come-to-our-party” invitation winners from the National Board of Review. And we have one more category to speculate upon before we start officially locking in nominees and declaring others in real trouble of being overlooked. There has been a chicken-and-egg factor