The Playlist

Tony & Dan Gilroy Migrate To Television For Early 20th Century Drama ‘Monsieur De Paris’

  • By Rodrigo Perez
  • |
  • September 25, 2013 4:22 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
In the summer of 2012, filmmaker Tony Gilroy had just directed franchise entry “The Bourne Legacy,” but he wasn’t fooling himself. In his pragmatic view, tentpoles were taking over and the lifespan for mid-sized movies—the kind that were his bread and butter like “Michael Clayton” and “Duplicity”—within Hollywood at least, was dying fast. “It’s like complaining about the weather. It’s a fact,” he said of the dearth of modest studio pictures. And as many have observed, including his peer Steven Soderbergh for example, the appetite for that genre and form of storytelling had migrated.

‘Fast & Furious 7,′ Ridley Scott's 'Exodus,' 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' & More Keep Casting

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • September 17, 2013 10:46 AM
  • |
  • 3 Comments
Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift Lucas Black
Continuity! For those of you left hanging about what ever happened to Sean Boswell from "Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift," your dreams are about to come true. Lucas Black is returning to the gear head franchise not just for "Fast & Furious 7," but with options for three more movies.

Casting: Emma Watson Rejoins 'Voice,' Daniel Bruhl Replaces Colin Firth, Ellen Page Goes 'Queen & Country'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
  • |
  • September 9, 2013 2:48 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
As the Toronto International Film Festival chugs along, there's a huge volume of news that comes along with it, mostly casting and project announcements. Today is no different, with word coming down regarding new projects and a handful of resurrected ones as well. Read on for news on projects from Emma Watson, Jennifer Lopez, Christopher Nolan and Michael Winterbottom. Exciting stuff, indeed.

Jake Gyllenhaal Exits 'Into The Woods' To Climb 'Everest' And Report On 'Nightcrawler'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • July 17, 2013 9:55 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
Wow, it's been a busy night for Jake Gyllenhaal and his publicist must have been working overtime. But to keep things simple, we're just going to roll all this Gyllenews into one quick rundown that will hopefully bring you up to speed on what's going on with the actor.

Jake Gyllenhaal To Star In Dan Gilroy's Directorial Debut 'Nightcrawler'

  • By Ken Guidry
  • |
  • April 26, 2013 12:20 PM
  • |
  • 5 Comments
Dan Gilroy, like his older brother Tony, has spent years working in Hollywood as a screenwriter, contributing to major movies like “Real Steel” and “The Bourne Legacy.” Now it looks as if he will follow in his brother’s footsteps by making the move towards directing.

Email Updates

Recent Comments