Johnny Depp joins Michelle Pfeiffer and Judi Dench on star-studded cast of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ film adaptation

Johnny Depp joins Michelle Pfeiffer and Judi Dench on star-studded cast of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ film adaptation

Johnny Depp has joined the cast for Kenneth Branagh’s star-studded adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel “Murder on the Orient Express”, along with Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena and Judi Dench, Deadline reports. The film, which also has “Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. attached, follows the original novel plot and centers on a special detective – Hercule […]

30.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
TV and film rights sold for Man Booker contender ‘His Bloody Project’

TV and film rights sold for Man Booker contender ‘His Bloody Project’

Graeme Macrae Burnet’s crime thriller novel “His Bloody Project” looks set to get a makeover for the big screen, following the news that Synchronicity FIlms has secured its film and TV rights. The Scottish production company is rumored to be developing a series based on the period novel, Deadline reports. The story, which appears on the shortlist […]

20.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Radar Pictures gets film and TV rights to ‘The Traitor’s Wife’

Radar Pictures gets film and TV rights to ‘The Traitor’s Wife’

Allison Pataki’s 2014 novel “The Traitor’s Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America,” is heading onscreen, with Radar Pictures picking up the film and television rights, according to Variety. The book follows Peggy Shippen Arnold, who married Benedict Arnold in 1779 just before he betrayed America and turned to the British […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Me before You’ crosses the $200 million mark

‘Me before You’ crosses the $200 million mark

Warner Brothers’ low-budget bittersweet romance is proving to be a big global hit Based on the Jojo Moyes novel of the same name, “Me Before You’ is directed by Thea Sharrock and stars Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) and Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games”). Despite a comparatively low-profile release in June where it had to […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Warner Bros. joins forces with Margot Robbie again for period drama ‘Queen of the Air’

Warner Bros. joins forces with Margot Robbie again for period drama ‘Queen of the Air’

Warner Bros. has teamed up with Margot Robbie, signing the Australian actress to star in the studio’s adaptation of Dean N. Jensen’s book ”Queen of the Air” (via The Hollywood Reporter). Robbie will take on the lead role of 20th-century trapeze artist Lillian Leitzel, in a story about her rise to fame whilst performing at the Ringling […]

11.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

Renowned author J.K. Rowling has confirmed Harry Potter’s story will not continue, with the two-part play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” marking the end of the road for the character. The play, which opened to rave reviews over the weekend, is set 19 years after the franchise’s final novel, ”Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Helena Bonham Carter backing ‘Saint Mazie’ adaptation

Helena Bonham Carter backing ‘Saint Mazie’ adaptation

Box office assistant Mazie Gordon-Phillips is to get her own miniseries as Helena Bonham Carter produces and stars in a film adapting “Saint Mazie,” based on the real-life heroine to New York’s homeless. “Mazie is a restless, independent woman who embodies the essence of 1930s New York,” fellow producer Faye Ward told Deadline. “Our story […]

13.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Alicia Vikander’s ‘Tulip Fever’ gets summer release date

Alicia Vikander’s ‘Tulip Fever’ gets summer release date

The period drama starring Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan and Christoph Waltz will open in theaters on July 15, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander (“Anna Karenina”, “The Danish Girl”, “Ex Machina”, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”) will play a married woman in 17th-century Amsterdam who falls in love with the character of DeHaan (“Kill your […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Production of ‘The Dark Tower’ begins

Production of ‘The Dark Tower’ begins

Production on the film version of Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower” has begun, reports Entertainment Weekly. The movie version of King’s eight-novel series has been in the works for some years now. Actors Idris Elba and Mathew McConaughey have been confirmed as having lead roles in the movie by writer Stephen King on hisTwitter account. […]

02.03.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Fifty Shades’ dishonored at anti-Oscar Razzie awards

‘Fifty Shades’ dishonored at anti-Oscar Razzie awards

Erotic drama “Fifty Shades of Grey” triumphed Saturday at Hollywood’s hall of shame, the annual Razzies anti-awards show. The steamy romance — described as a “warped, disturbingly abusive adult fairy tale” by movie website The Film Stage — took the Golden Raspberry Award for joint worst picture alongside superhero flick “Fantastic Four.” The big screen […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The top books of 2015 according to Barnes & Noble

The top books of 2015 according to Barnes & Noble

(Relaxnews) – Bookseller Barnes & Noble has released its picks for the top books of 2015, in categories that include the best celebrity memoirs, books that got people talking, novels waiting to be made into big screen adaptations and best-sellers. In the category of books with staying power, titles chosen include everything from Anthony Doerr’s […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Garner to join Bryan Cranston in ‘Wakefield’

Jennifer Garner to join Bryan Cranston in ‘Wakefield’

(Relaxnews) – Actress Jennifer Garner (“Daredevil”, “The Dallas Buyers Club”) has been confirmed to star opposite Bryan Cranston in “Wakefield” drama, according to Variety. Directed by Robin Swicord (“Memoirs of a Geisha”, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and “The Jane Austen Book Club”), “Wakefield” follows the story of a married lawyer (Cranston) who has a nervous […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Lawrence linked with ‘Red Sparrow’ thriller

Jennifer Lawrence linked with ‘Red Sparrow’ thriller

(Relaxnews) – Joining the spy novel adaptation means Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence would reteam with “The Hunger Games” director. “Red Sparrow” is based on the 2013 Jason Matthews novel about a young Russian agent who is sent to undermine the efforts of her CIA equivalent. She then ends up being recruited by the US intelligence […]

15.09.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Steve Jobs’ biopic to premiere at Telluride

‘Steve Jobs’ biopic to premiere at Telluride

(Relaxnews) – Telluride’s significance has risen as it has become one of three film festivals that are considered indicative of how the Academy Awards will play out early the following year; we take a look at some of the biggest names on its 2015 slate. Running September 4-7, its placement on the annual festival calendar […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Karen Gillan to join ‘The Circle’ cast

Karen Gillan to join ‘The Circle’ cast

(Relaxnews) – Scottish actress Karen Gillan (“Guardians of the Galaxy”) has joined the cast of “The Circle” in a starring role, Variety reports. The upcoming film, an adaptation of Dave Eggers’ novel of the same name, also stars Tom Hanks, Emma Watson and John Boyega. The story looks at the challenges of life in the […]

02.09.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Space, the next frontier for ‘Insurgent’ author

Space, the next frontier for ‘Insurgent’ author

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Cult US teen author Veronica Roth has come a long way in only a few years. And it seems her next step — at least, in a literary sense — will be into space. The 26-year-old published her debut novel “Divergent” in 2011, launching a dystopian trilogy that has been turned into […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fashion icon Tom Ford to make second movie this year

Fashion icon Tom Ford to make second movie this year

(Hollywood-AFP) – Fashion titan Tom Ford has revealed he plans to shoot his second movie later this year, following the critical success of his debut 2009 feature film “A Single Man.” Ford wowed an A-list crowd in Los Angeles on Friday by taking the unusual step of staging his London Fashion Week fall/winter show in […]

21.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Another J.K Rowling novel headed to the BBC

Another J.K Rowling novel headed to the BBC

(Relaxnews) – The BBC will air a drama series adapted from “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” a novel published in 2013 under J.K. Rowling’s pen name Robert Galbraith. The book, the first in a new series, follows Cormoran Strike, private eye and war veteran. Strike helps John Bristow to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of his […]

11.12.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
‘Heidi’ adaptation set for international distribution

‘Heidi’ adaptation set for international distribution

(Relaxnews) – Alpine children’s story “Heidi” looks set for international success with “Heidi and the Magic Pool” featuring Bill Nighy, Anna Friel and Greg Wise. Johanna Spyri’s 1880 novel “Heidi” serves as inspiration for the latest cinematic version, with John Henderson — a director on episodes of British sitcoms “Spy,” “Saxondale,” “The Gemma Factor” and […]

11.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Gone with the Wind’ sweeps back for 75th anniversary

‘Gone with the Wind’ sweeps back for 75th anniversary

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Rhett Butler may not give a damn, but fans of “Gone with the Wind” are more than happy to see the 1939 classic return to cinemas for its 75th anniversary. Special screenings are scheduled at 650 theaters around the United States on Sunday and Wednesday, while Turner Classic Movies is releasing a commemorative […]

28.09.2014 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
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