Leonardo DiCaprio Wants Dennis Lehane To Pen Travis McGee

By: Sean O’Connell Dennis Lehane’s name is becoming a proven brand in Hollywood as more A-listers gravitate to the author and screenwriter’s prose … and his past works. Ben Affleck broke on the scene with an adaptation of Lehan’s best-selling Gone Baby Gone. The two plan to collaborate again on a feature-length version of the author’s book Live By Night. And now Lehane’s locking up another powerful … Continue reading Leonardo DiCaprio Wants Dennis Lehane To Pen Travis McGee

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Jay-Z’s Musical Role In Baz Lurhmann’s Great Gatsby Gets Clarified

By:  Nick Venable F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is a classic American tale of modest living transformed into high society, of doing anything it takes to win the heart of a loved one, and of the illusion that wealth equals happiness. So it seemed a natural fit for Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming visual feat of an adaptation to take musical guidance from Jay-Z, a rapper who came up … Continue reading Jay-Z’s Musical Role In Baz Lurhmann’s Great Gatsby Gets Clarified

Benedict Cumberbatch Could Play Heroic Code-Cracking Mathematician Alan Turing

By: Kristy Puchko Only three short years ago, Benedict Cumberbatch was a little-known British actor who had no reputation to speak of Stateside. But then came the mini-series sensation that is BBC’s Sherlock. Roles in high prestige movies likeTinker Tailor Soldier Spy and War Horse followed, as well as villainous turns in such highly anticipated action-adventures as the Hobbit trilogy andStar Trek Into Darkness. This year he has a slate of five … Continue reading Benedict Cumberbatch Could Play Heroic Code-Cracking Mathematician Alan Turing

Martin Scorsese Still Wants To Make Silence As His Next Film

By: Eric Eisenberg Martin Scorsese has been working regularly for almost the span of his entire career, putting out a new movie every couple of years or so since the 1970s, but for the last decade or so there has been two projects in particular that have never been able to fully grab the Oscar-winning director’s full attention. The first is an adaptation of the Charles … Continue reading Martin Scorsese Still Wants To Make Silence As His Next Film

Ben Mendelsohn Cast In Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut

By:  Sean O’Connell Ryan Gosling has had a commendable career, but hasn’t necessarily worked with the finest directors. He’s no Leonardo DiCaprio, who routinely works with the likes of Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood and Sir Ridley Scott. Gosling, meanwhile, has Craig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl), Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines), and Ryan Fleck (Half Nelson). But those collaborations inform his choices … Continue reading Ben Mendelsohn Cast In Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut

Martin Scorsese’s Wolf Of Wall Street Picked Up By Paramount

By: Sean O’Connell Given the fact that Paramount has distributed Martin Scorsese’s most recent features – including Hugo and Shutter Island — it makes sense that the studio would jump on board for the director’s latest collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street, which currently is shooting in New York City. But the ink is on the contract now, and Paramount officially has … Continue reading Martin Scorsese’s Wolf Of Wall Street Picked Up By Paramount

The Great Gatsby Delayed Until Summer 2013

By: Katey Rich Anyone who was looking forward to a serious Leonardo DiCaprio double feature this Christmas is going to have to change their plans. While both Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby had been scheduled to open on the historically crowded December 25 holiday, Gatsby has blinked, and Warner Bros. has delayed the period film’s release to next summer. That’s … Continue reading The Great Gatsby Delayed Until Summer 2013

Kurt Russell And Sacha Baron Cohen Drop Out Of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained

By: Eric Eisenberg There are many actors out there that would fight tooth and nail for the opportunity to be in a Quentin Tarantino movie, but for some reason the writer/director isn’t having the same kind of luck he normally has with one of his projects. It all started back in the early casting stages when it was announced that Kevin Costner, who was attached … Continue reading Kurt Russell And Sacha Baron Cohen Drop Out Of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained

Ferrell Punches A Baby And DiCaprio Lives The Good Life In First Footage From The Campaign And The Great Gatsby

By: Eric Eisenberg Every year studios travel to Las Vegas to show the attendees at CinemaCon the biggest and best movies on their upcoming slate. Last night it was Paramount’s shot and they revealed not only new footage from G.I. Joe: Retaliation, but also gave us our first look at the Tom Cruise-starring adaptation of Lee Child’s One Shot. This morning it was Warner Bros. … Continue reading Ferrell Punches A Baby And DiCaprio Lives The Good Life In First Footage From The Campaign And The Great Gatsby

Dennis Lehane’s Live By Night Being Adapted For Leo DiCaprio

Mystic River. Shutter Island. Gone Baby Gone. Each of these heartbreaking, pulse-pounding and critically acclaimed movies came from the enigma-manufacturing mind of Boston-born novelist Dennis Lehane. Based on his absorbing detective novels, each thriller offers not only a frightful mystery but also a flawed yet fantastic cast of characters that bind viewers to a fast-paced and twisting journey. Likewise, they all attracted noteworthy directors, and … Continue reading Dennis Lehane’s Live By Night Being Adapted For Leo DiCaprio