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Predicting This Year’s Oscar Nominations Using Just Math

As we pass the two-year mark of the pandemic, we are also well underway in the second Hollywood awards season impacted by COVID-19. Already, we’ve seen postponements for the Grammys, the Critics Choice Awards, and the Producers Guild Awards, among others. And as a domino effect from last year’s Oscar delay, this year will be […]

How ‘Cyrano’ Captured the Romantic Lighting of Sicily Set

For Joe Wright’s Cyrano, based on screenwriter Erica Schmidt’s stage musical, an adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac, cinematographer Seamus McGarvey says he wanted to express at the onset a sort of “nascent romance and the innocence of that and the kind of yearning for love.” He notes, “We went for a […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Peter Dinklage (‘Cyrano’)

Peter Dinklage, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is widely regarded as one of the finest actors of his generation. He first broke through playing the title character in Tom McCarthy’s art house sensation The Station Agent; then shot to international stardom as Tyrion Lannister on the landmark HBO […]

Hollywood Flashback: Steve Martin Did His Own Spin on ‘Cyrano’ in 1987

The Jan. 28 release of Joe Wright’s Cyrano, in which Peter Dinklage plays the lovelorn lead, is the latest example of Hollywood’s enduring infatuation with the 1897 Edmond Rostand play Cyrano de Bergerac. Among those to play Cyrano on the silver screen were José Ferrer (1950), Christopher Plummer (1962), Gérard Depardieu (1990) and Kevin Kline […]

Universal Postpones U.K. Release of ‘Cyrano’ (Exclusive)

Joe Wright’s musical drama Cyrano has been pushed back by over a month in the U.K., seemingly becoming the latest film casualty of the ongoing omicron-fueled COVID-19 surge. The feature, which Universal is handling internationally and stars Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett and Kelvin Harrison Jr., was due for release on Jan. 14 but, with just […]

“Is This Acting or Is This F***ing Therapy?”: Nicolas Cage, Andrew Garfield, Jonathan Majors and the THR Actor Roundtable

They shared their fears about showing vulnerability, their sense of responsibility when wielding guns on sets — and an improbable connection over a moody horse named Rain Man. In December, Nicolas Cage (Pig), Peter Dinklage (Cyrano), Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick … Boom! and The Eyes of Tammy Faye), Jonathan Majors (The Harder They Fall) and […]

How Italian Locations Created a Romantic Palette for Epic Love Story ‘Cyrano’

Joe Wright’s Cyrano — from a script by Erica Schmidt based on her 2018 stage musical, an adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac — was lensed in romantic locations in Noto, on the island of Sicily. The city itself, which was rebuilt in the baroque style after a 1963 earthquake, became the […]

Los Angeles Premiere of ‘Cyrano’ Postponed Due to “Changing COVID Landscape”

United Artists Releasing is dropping the curtain on the Los Angeles premiere of Cyrano. The Joe Wright-directed musical was scheduled to be celebrated with a red carpet event at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Museum in Los Angeles on Thursday, but the distributor confirmed today that it is postponing that event “out […]