The director, whose other films include "The French Connection," "Sorcerer" and "Killer Joe" -- which helped detonate star Matthew McConaughey's career rebirth as more than a handsome devil -- was taking part in The Hollywood Masters interview series, conducted by THR’s Stephen Galloway.
Remakes of "About Last Night" and "Endless Love" are also opening over the long Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day weekend; holdover "The Lego Movie" could beat all three, as well as "Winter's Tale." READ MORE
Paul Verhoeven's ruthless 1987 sci-fi satire has been broken down, reconfigured and souped up for this flashy remake starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman and Michael Keaton from Jose Padilha, director of Brazilian hit "Elite Squad." READ MORE
OmniCorp and Raymond Sellers (Michael Keaton) see their opportunity to create a part-man part-robot cop after policeman Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) is injured. The film, from director Jose Padilha , MGM and Columbia Pictures is set to be released on February 12, 2014. READ MORE