Cannes Film Festival winners 2016

Cannes Film Festival winners 2016

Here are the winners from the 2016 Cannes film festival, as chosen by a jury led by Australian director and “Mad Max” creator George Miller: Palme d’Or: “I, Daniel Blake” British Director Ken Loach won over the jury with his moving tale of a carpenter (Dave Johns) who suffers repeated humiliations as he seeks welfare […]

23.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Filming begins on Steve Jobs movie starring Fassbender

Filming begins on Steve Jobs movie starring Fassbender

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Filming got under way in San Francisco on a new biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, with Hollywood’s Michael Fassbender playing the role of the mercurial computer pioneer. Sources told AFP on Thursday that the German-Irish Fassbender, 37, took on the title role in the movie “Steve Jobs” after it was turned […]

30.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
Scarlett Johansson courted for ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Scarlett Johansson courted for ‘Ghost in the Shell’

(Relaxnews) – DreamWorks has reached out to the star about a role in its adaptation of the famous Japanese manga, Deadline reports. The American actress is said to have inherited the role from Margot Robbie, who had been attached since September. After “Lucy,” Scarlett Johansson could be headed for another sci-fi blockbuster. The actress, who […]

19.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
’12 Years a Slave’ wins big at pre-Oscar Spirit Awards

’12 Years a Slave’ wins big at pre-Oscar Spirit Awards

(SANTA MONICA, United States-AFP) – “12 Years a Slave” won big at the Independent Spirit Awards Saturday, taking home five trophies including best feature and building up momentum on the eve of the Oscars. The searing historical drama also earned prizes for British director Steve McQueen, supporting actress Lupita Nyong’o, best cinematography and best screenplay. […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Teaser for ‘The Face of an Angel,’ inspired by Amanda Knox case

Teaser for ‘The Face of an Angel,’ inspired by Amanda Knox case

(Relaxnews) – Daniel Brühl, Kate Beckinsale and supermodel Cara Delevingne star in this forthcoming crime drama from British director Michael Winterbottom. Variety gained exclusive access to this 30-second video, made for industry professionals at the European Film Market. The video focuses on a film director and a journalist, both of whom call into question the […]

04.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Choose the David Beckham Super Bowl ad

Choose the David Beckham Super Bowl ad

(Relaxnews) – David Beckham will be starring in a new campaign film for his H&M bodywear line shot by the Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn (the man behind Ryan Gosling smash hits “Drive” and “Only God Forgives”), which will be screened during the NFL Super Bowl set to take place on February 2. From January […]

Margot Robbie in talks to join Alexander Skarsgaard in ‘Tarzan’

Margot Robbie in talks to join Alexander Skarsgaard in ‘Tarzan’

(Relaxnews) – The Australian actress currently starring in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” was offered the role of Jane in a new adaptation of the writings of Edgar Rice Burroughs. According to Thewrap.com, Margot Robbie is on the verge of accepting the female lead in “Tarzan,” to be helmed by David Yates, the […]

21.01.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp to return to Wonderland

Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp to return to Wonderland

(Relaxnews) – The Australian starlet and the American actor have agreed to reprise their roles from the 2010 film “Alice in Wonderland” in a forthcoming sequel, Deadline.com reports. Mia Wasikowska will return as Alice in this currently untitled sequel, and Johnny Depp will again appear in his unforgettable Mad Hatter guise. Like the 2010 film […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Clooney, Bullock space thriller opens Venice film fest

Clooney, Bullock space thriller opens Venice film fest

(VENICE-AFP) – Hollywood high-rollers George Clooney and Sandra Bullock kicked off the Venice film festival on Wednesday with a harrowing space drama that opens a line-up flush with gloomy tales. “Gravity”, a 3-D sci-fi thriller, sees Clooney and Bullock as astronauts who are flung into deep space when a debris shower destroys their shuttle. The […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
‘Nowhere Boy’ director to make ’50 Shades’ film

‘Nowhere Boy’ director to make ’50 Shades’ film

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – British director Sam Taylor-Johnson will direct a movie version of erotic best-seller “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the studios behind the project announced Wednesday. Taylor-Johnson, who was nominated for a BAFTA for 2009’s “Nowhere Boy” about John Lennon, will make the film for Universal Pictures and Focus Features, based on a screenplay by […]

20.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, International Stars ·
Shanghai opens star-packed film festival

Shanghai opens star-packed film festival

(SHANGHAI-AFP) – Shanghai on Saturday opened its annual film festival packed with star power in acknowledgement of China’s role as the second largest box office in the world. The government-backed Shanghai International Film Festival is mainland China’s premier event of its kind, though capital Beijing has tried to steal the show with its own film […]

16.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, International Stars ·
Armie Hammer joins Tom Cruise in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

Armie Hammer joins Tom Cruise in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

(Relaxnews) – Deadline.com has revealed that Armie Hammer will be added to the leading cast of “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” opposite Tom Cruise. British director Guy Ritchie will film the duel between the two men in this movie adaptation of the spy series. Armie Hammer, who was brought to audiences’ attention in “The Social Network” […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Western indie filmmakers look East

Western indie filmmakers look East

(HONG KONG-AFP) – A growing band of European filmmakers are realising their cinematic ambitions in the East, lured by a healthy box-office, investment prospects and the potential for more eye-catching stories. Leading the pack is Welsh-director Gareth Evans, whose Indonesia-shot action flick “The Raid” picked up $15 million in global takings last year on a […]

09.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Film ·