During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers’ only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan (Tom Hanks), recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man’s freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance), the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.
By: Eric Eisenberg Daniel Day-Lewis was unquestionably brilliant in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln (and has the Academy Award to prove it), but James Spader and Tommy Lee Jones certainly did everything in their power to steal the spotlight from him in the movie. The two veteran actors brought some much-welcomed comedic relief to the largely-serious, political drama about a crucial time in our nation’s history, and truly brought to life two … Continue reading James Spader Joins Meryl Streep And Hilary Swank In Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman
By: Sean O’Connell So much for those rumors that Steven Spielberg might be ready to return to the director’s chair for a fourth Jurassic Park movie. Deadline now reports that Safety Not Guaranteed director Colin Trevorrow has stepped in to helm the next sequel, which already has a 2014 release date. According to the site, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) have written the screenplay, while Frank Marshall, … Continue reading Jurassic Park 4 Handed To Safety Not Guaranteed Director Colin Trevorrow
By: Nick Venable For most people, a promotion might entail a change in uniform, a bigger office, or a company car… if you’re lucky. In taking over as President of Lucasfilms last year, Kathleen Kennedy got both the privilege and the stress of heading one the most lucrative and imaginative film franchises ever. Something we can certainly all relate to. But in taking on more responsibility, … Continue reading Kathleen Kennedy Exits Jurassic Park 4 For Star Wars Episode VII
By: Eric Eisenberg English actress Ruth Wilson has managed to spend some time with some seriously great co-stars recently due to the parts she has landed. Later this summer she will be appearing alongside the likes of Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer in Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger, and then in the award season months she’ll be featured alongside Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti … Continue reading Liam Neeson Joined By Ruth Wilson In Dark Thriller A Walk Among The Tombstones
By: Sean O’Connell Ever since Walt Disney and Lucasfilm announced their partnership, which led to the creation of three new Star Wars films, Matthew Vaughn has been atop a shortlist of potential directors thought to helm the anticipated Episode VII. With each passing week, directors have taken their names out of the race, from J.J. Abrams to Steven Spielberg. But Vaughn has stayed quiet … … Continue reading Matthew Vaughn’s Star Wars Possibly Confirmed By Kick-Ass Co-Star