Secrets of "The Ghost Writer!" My Special One-on-One Interviews with Pierce Brosnan and Olivia Williams
First of all, I enjoyed "The Ghost Writer." Roman Polanski is a brilliant director, one of the best working today, and the script co-written by Polanski with author Robert Harris is palpable, alive! (Check out my review of "The Ghost Writer" right here)
So go watch this Summit Entertainment film right now! Trust me, you'll love this unpredictable movie.
So, I met both Pierce Brosnan (Adam Lang) and Olivia Williams (Ruth Lang) at a press junket last weekend in NYC. They're both lovely! I interviewed Brosnan for "The Ghost Writer" and "Remember Me" with Robert Pattinson. I'll post that interview very soon, so keep tight!
Williams deserves an Oscar nomination for her performance as the long-suffering wife in "The Ghost Writer."
So without further adieu, here are my interviews with both Brosnan and Williams for "The Ghost Writer."
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Back in July last year, we told you the "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" director, Raja Gosnell, was set to direct "Smurfs: The Movie" for Sony.
Now, DeadlineHollywood is reporting that Neil Patrick Harris has just landed the lead role in the film. It will be a mix of live action and animation, and will be released in both 3-D and 2-D formats.
"Charlotte Web's" Jordan Kerner is producing from the script by "George of the Jungle's" Audrey Wells. Shooting begins in April when Harris in on hiatus from CBS' "How I Met Your Mother."
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First there's Fox's plans to make a movie version of Missile Command, then Universal's grandiose schemes to turn Asteroids into a big screen project, now comes word that Warner Bros. is interested to turn Space Invaders, the granddaddy of all video games into an out-of-this world adventure!
The Los Angeles Times is reporting:
Warner Bros. is negotiating to acquire feature rights to the landmark shooter from Taito, the Japanese company that originally manufactured the game. If the rights issues all work out, the project would bring on Hollywood fixtures Mark Gordon, Jason Blum and Guymon Casady as producers.
What's next? Pac-Man?
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I thoroughly enjoy Seth Grahame-Smith's novels. He loves marrying genres to come up with truly original books. His "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" novel, about, you guessed it, a mixture of Jane Austen and zombies, is set to be adapted by Lionsgate with Natalie Portman attached to star. (See Natalie Portman to Star in "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies")
Now, our friends from DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com told us that directors Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov ("Wanted") will produce a movie adaptation of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter."
In the novel, Lincoln's mother was killed by a supernatural creature, so it became his lifelong passion to kill vampires and their slave-owning helpers. The beloved U.S. president metamorphosizes into an axe-throwing vampire hunter.
No word yet on who's directing or writing the screenplay. But who should star as the 16th U.S. president who can kick major vampire booty?
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When I was a little kid, I could never fully enjoy the animated Disney movie “Alice in Wonderland” for I thought the theme and the characters were too mature for me. Now that I’m a grownup, director Tim Burton’s version, inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic, did not completely satisfy me either. I find the new 3-D event catering to its young audience.
Burton has never been a solid storyteller in my book, but he’s a visionary and a great actor’s director. That’s probably why “Alice in Wonderland” is Johnny Depp’s seventh collaboration with him. Burton knows how to get his actors to emote. Read More...
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