Director Walter Salles impressed audiences and critics alike with his 2004 film about a young Ernesto “Che” Guevara coming of age in South America, so when the Brazilian filmmaker was chosen to direct “On The Road” – the road-trip story by Jack Kerouac that defined counter-culture youth in the ’50s – it seemed like a […]
Jack Kerouac’s groundbreaking 1957 novel On The Road defined a generation when it first hit shelves, and 50 years later the story of Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty’s wild journey across postwar America will finally make it to the big screen. While some have questioned whether Kerouac’s semi-autobiographical account of his travels with Neal Cassady […]
“The Motorcycle Diaries” auteur takes you inside his adaptation of the classic Jack Kerouac novel.
Well, at least according to an anonymous source.
The production offices have been closed and the crew asked to go home.
There’s been no shortage of news this month regarding “Akira,” the upcoming live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s celebrated 1988 animated film and manga, and now a casting call for the project has revealed a few more details about the plot. Actor resource site Acting Auditions has posted a rough outline of the film, and reports […]
She’s played the damsel in distress in “Twilight,” she’s playing a warrior maiden in “Snow White and the Huntsman,” and now Kristen Stewart has reportedly been offered to star in a whole new genre. Twitch is reporting that Stewart has been offered the female lead role in Jaume Collet-Sera’s upcoming adaptation of “Akira.” This is […]
A live-action version of “Akira” is officially headed to the big screen. After a long, long time spent in development, the Hollywood adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s acclaimed anime finally got the green light from Warner Bros. Variety is reporting that the movie finally has locked down a director, and is close to landing its leading […]
I thought maybe Gwyneth Paltrow had just gone buck wild for doing Country music pictures, but I realize now that her honky tonk movie, “Love Don’t Let Me Down,” just got a name change to “Country Strong.” Paltrow plays a has been, Kelly Canter, who launches a come back with help from a young rising […]
Honky Tonk! Post “Crazy Heart,” there is yet another country music movie coming out. “Love Don’t Let Me Down,” stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Leighton Meester (“Gossip Girl”), Garrett Hedlund (“TRON Legacy”), and country star Tim McGraw. He’s one of those rare country music Democrats you know, so I’m sure there was no uncomfortable silences between the […]