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

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 resonantContinue reading “Ewan McGregor makes directorial debut via ‘American Pastoral’”

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 announcementContinue reading “Matt Reeves to direct, produce ‘The Batman’”

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-createsContinue reading “Mel Gibson guns for Oscar Best Director prize with ‘Hacksaw Ridge’”

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 TheContinue reading “Famed Asian director Zhang Yimou brings action-fantasy ‘The Great Wall’”

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 TruckContinue reading “From ‘Ice Age’ director Chris Wedge comes family adventure ‘Monster Trucks’”

‘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-fiContinue reading “‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ gets first woman director for its franchise”

Oscar-winner Robert Zemeckis takes the helm for ‘Allied’

From Oscar® winner Robert Zemeckis, the innovative director behind Forrest Gump, Cast Away and Flight, comes Allied, at once a mesmerizing espionage thriller, sweeping war drama and passionate romance between two assassins who may be fated soulmates or deadly enemies – or both. In a sumptuous, visually evocative production that roams from Casablanca to London’sContinue reading “Oscar-winner Robert Zemeckis takes the helm for ‘Allied’”

‘Sicario’ acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve returns with ‘Arrival’

One of the most highly regarded directors working today in Hollywood, Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Sicario, upcoming Blade Runner 2049) promises to mesmerize audiences once again with Columbia Pictures’ provocative science-fiction thriller Arrival. In the film, a mysterious spacecraft touches down across the globe, and an elite team – lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (AmyContinue reading “‘Sicario’ acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve returns with ‘Arrival’”

‘Inferno’ marks Robert Langdon trilogy for Ron Howard

Ron Howard has been the keeper of the cinematic legacy of Dan Brown’s best selling books for many years now – he made the hugely successful The Da Vinci Code back in 2006 followed, three years later, by Angels & Demons. Each one, says Howard, has presented its own unique opportunities and the latest inContinue reading “‘Inferno’ marks Robert Langdon trilogy for Ron Howard”