Category: Director

Darren Aronofsky reflects on why he made new horror film ‘mother!’

Visionary filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Noah, Black Swan) brings to the screen his most daring and bound-to-be-controversial film – Paramount Pictures’ new thriller mother! starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem. In Philippine cinemas September 20, the film revolves around Mother (Lawrence) and Him (Bardem) who live in a seemingly idyllic existence in a secluded paradise. But

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James Wan expands ‘The Conjuring’ universe with ‘Annabelle: Creation’

Regarded as one of the most creative filmmakers working today, James Wan expands “The Conjuring” Universe with the second chapter in the Annabelle series – New Line Cinema’s “Annabelle: Creation” (in Philippine theaters August 23, 2017). (Watch the newly released “Toy Gun” Clip from “Annabelle: Creation” below.) Produced by Wan and directed by David F.

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‘Wonder Woman’ director Patty Jenkins on making the superhero film

Best known for her Oscar-winning debut feature “Monster,” director Patty Jenkins now brings to the screen one of the greatest Super Heroes of all time, known the world over as “Wonder Woman.” A revered and enduring DC archetype and a global symbol of strength and equality for more than 75 years—how and when did she

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Director Guy Ritchie gives gritty, modern edge to ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’

Everyone knows the fabled Arthurian legend…or at least thinks they do. But in the hands of director Guy Ritchie, the tale takes on a decidedly gritty, modern edge in Warner Bros. Pictures’ King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, in Philippine cinemas May 17, 2017. In the film, Arthur is not yet king, but is instead

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Ewan McGregor makes directorial debut via ‘American Pastoral’

Two-time Golden Globe® nominee Ewan McGregor stars and debuts as a director in the deeply affecting father-daughter story “American Pastoral” based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Philip Roth that chronicles the profound changes in the last half-century of American life. The adaptation focuses in on the Swede’s search for his daughter and the resonant

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Matt Reeves to direct, produce ‘The Batman’

Burbank, CA – February 23, 2017 – Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Matt Reeves (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “Cloverfield”) has been set to direct “The Batman.” Reeves will also serve as a producer on the new standalone action adventure centering on one of DC’s most enduringly popular Super Heroes. The announcement

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Mel Gibson guns for Oscar Best Director prize with ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

With films that span from the classic, Oscar Best Picture-winning Braveheart to The Patriot, We Were Soldiers, The Passion of the Christ and his most recently directed film, the Mayan civilization epic Apocalypto, Mel Gibson has become known for meshing big themes with atmospheric style that takes audiences into revealing worlds. Now, Mel Gibson’s re-creates

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Famed Asian director Zhang Yimou brings action-fantasy ‘The Great Wall’

One of the most breathtaking visual stylists of our time, Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers) directs the Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action-fantasy The Great Wall, marking his first English-language production and the largest film ever shot entirely in China. In the film, when a mercenary warrior (Matt Damon) is imprisoned within The

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From ‘Ice Age’ director Chris Wedge comes family adventure ‘Monster Trucks’

From the director of Ice Age, Chris Wedge, comes Paramount Pictures’ new family adventure Monster Trucks starring Lucas Till (X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Apocalypse) and Jane Levy (Don’t Breathe). Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Till), a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck

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‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ gets first woman director for its franchise

To bring Columbia Pictures’ epic action thriller Underworld: Blood Wars to the big screen – the latest instalment in the blockbuster franchise — the producers turned to their first-ever female director, Anna Foerster. Besides directing several episodes of the hit TV show Outlander, Foerster has also served as the second unit director on the sci-fi

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