“That’s exactly what I didn’t want,” exec producer Jack Bender, who also directed the pilot, told reporters Tuesday. read more
Denis Villeneuve explains how he managed to make a world created by Ridley Scott his own. read more
RIP to George A. Romero, the legendary director of horror classics such as Night of the Living Dead and Day of the Dead. The icon has died at 77 after a brief, but aggressive battle with lung cancer.
Lee has made five of his nine films with the studio. read more
The director of the controversial production of “Julius Caesar” in Central Park and his family have received death threats at their Brooklyn home, his daughter told The Post. “It’s sexual attacks on my mother — ‘grab her by the p—y,’ raping her — threats on me, and physical threats on my father’s life,” said Kyle…
Denis Villeneuve also claimed that while Ridley Scott wasn’t on set, he was a constant looming presence. read more
Written by Joe Bockol, the film will be co-produced by Astro-Nomical Entertainment in association with Pelagius Entertainment. read more
John G. Avildsen, who won an Oscar for directing the original “Rocky” (1976), starring Sylvester Stallone, and also directed all three of the original “Karate Kid” films, has died in Los Angeles. He was 81. A rep confirmed his death. Avildsen also won the DGA Award for directing “Rocky,” which also won Oscars for best…
Anthony Avildsen said his father died Friday in Los Angeles from pancreatic cancer.
LOS ANGELES >> John G. Avildsen, who directed “Rocky” and “The Karate Kid” – two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises – died Friday at age 81. Anthony Avildsen said his father died Friday in Los Angeles from pancreatic cancer. “Rocky” was a huge success.
On ‘Fargo,’ ‘The Leftovers’ and ‘Better Call Saul,’ Keith Gordon has directed three of the spring’s best TV episodes and breaks down the opportunities he’s had. read more
Alex Kurtzman gives clues as to what’s going on after the credits role. read more
Taiwanese film maker Chi Po-lin died in a commercial helicopter crash on Saturday in Taiwan’s Hualien County, according to multiple local media reports. He was 52. Chi, who started his career as an aerial photographer at the Ministry of Transportation, before establishing himself as a cinematographer and environmentalist, previously directed the 2013 hit documentary feature… […]
Alex Kurtzman says that the ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ are joining the party. read more
The Hungarian filmmaker picked up an Academy Award for his short film ‘Sing.’ read more
Director Patty Jenkins talks with Access Hollywood’s Alex Hudgens at the “Wonder Woman” junket about creating a strong, empowered female superhero for the big screen. Plus, how does Patty plan to win over people who don’t usually like the superhero genre? “Wonder Woman” hits theaters on June 2.
“It never occurred to me that it couldn’t happen, because of the way I was raised,” Jenkins says of her pioneering role.
Terry Rossio, best known for co-writing the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies, led a writers room earlier in the spring. read more
David Michod, the director of the new Netflix movie “War Machine,” debuting this weekend, said that his initial reaction to reports that President Trump’s advisers are calling for more troops in Afghanistan was one of “bewilderment.” “I can’t pretend to be surprised,” he tells Variety‘s “PopPolitics” on SiriusXM. “We are now in the 16th year… […]