Much ado has been made about Adrien Brody’s fate in Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line. The actor went into filming believing that he would play the main protagonist only to realize much later that he was barely in the movie at all. Is Ben Affleck the latest victim of Malick’s editing whims?
In the world of NBC’s brilliant sitcom Seinfeld, movies often played a key role. And more often than not Seinfeld invented movies that only existed in its own universe, all for a variety of wacked-out plot points. Today I count down their ten best made-up films. My apologies to all who are not fans of the show. But I have to do this.
Millennium Films has debuted the first trailer for the crime thriller The Iceman. Michael Shannon stars as real-life mob hitman Richard “The Iceman” Kuklinski who allegedly murdered over 250 people between 1948 and 1986.
Breaking news: A new picture from Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained reveals that Jamie Foxx is in the movie and he has a revolver. All jokes aside, the new image does show off a gorgeous wintry setting for the much anticipated spaghetti western.
Director Jose Padilha has found a worthy replacement to play the villain in his reboot of RoboCop after Hugh Laurie’s (House, M.D.) unexpected departure. With the movie about to start filming, Deadline reports that Michael Keaton will take on the role of Raymond Sellars, the CEO of Omnicorp, the corporation behind the genesis of RoboCop.
Most actors who work with Malick have an understanding that they may entirely be left on the cutting room floor and it looks it’s the fate that befell the likes of Rachel Weisz, Barry Pepper, Michael Sheen and Amanda Peet.
Director Lynne Ramsay blew a lot of people away with last year’s We Need to Talk About Kevin and it looks like that was just a warmup for her next project, the western Jane Got a Gun. Vulture now reports the omnipresent Michael Fassbender is in talks to co-star alongside Natalie Portman.