Ethan Hawke on the Lasting Legacy of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward: “To Be Original Is to Be Yourself”
For Ethan Hawke, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward were towering figures within the acting community — accomplished performers who not only took their craft seriously, but also supported the works of other artists in their field. But when he embarked on his five-part HBO/Max documentary series The Last Movie Stars, Hawke began to realize that […]
Cannes: Saint Laurent Makes Chic Splash With Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Strange Way of Life’ as Debut Project From New Production Division
In fashion, credits are everything. This week in Cannes, French fashion house Saint Laurent graduated beyond “who are you wearing?” to “who made that movie?” courtesy of the world premiere of Pedro Almodovar’s gay Western Strange Way of Life starring Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal. Because credits are crucial, now is the time to point […]
Cannes: Ethan Hawke Praises ‘Strange Way of Life’ Co-Star Pedro Pascal as “Very Attractive, Extremely Talented Man”
One of the more intriguing selections at this year’s Cannes Film Festival — a 30-minute gay Western short film from beloved Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar, presented by French fashion house Saint Laurent and starring Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal — finally had its world premiere. Almodóvar, for one, was pleased as punch to see a capacity crowd […]
‘Strange Way of Life’ Review: Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal Heat Up the Desert in Pedro Almodóvar’s Intoxicating Queer Western
The half-hour short about the reunion of former lovers also features Jason Fernández and José Condessa as the protagonists in their wild youth, with Manu Ríos as a guitar-strumming balladeer.
Sony Pictures Classics Nabs Pedro Almodóvar’s LGBTQ Western ‘Strange Way of Life’
Sony Pictures Classics has picked Pedro Almodóvar’s Strange Way of Life, an LGBTQ-themed Western starring Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal, before its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. The speciality distributor acquired the worldwide rights, excluding the U.K., France, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Latin America. The short — which sees The Northman star Hawke and The Last of Us‘ actor […]
Pedro Almodóvar’s LGBTQ Western ‘Strange Way of Life’ Gets Cannes Premiere
Pedro Almodóvar’s Strange Way of Life, an LGBTQ-themed Western starring Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal, will have its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, the festival confirmed Tuesday. The short, which sees The Northman star Ethan Hawke and The Last of Us‘ Pascal as two middle-aged gunslingers with a deep connection who meet […]
Every Film on TCM in April Will Be From Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. will be top of the world on TCM in April when the network devotes the entire month to films and more from the studio that is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, it was announced Wednesday. TCM will shower viewers with scores of Warners movies, from every decade of its sister studio’s history, […]
Austin Stoker, Star of John Carpenter’s ‘Assault on Precinct 13,’ Dies at 92
Austin Stoker, the actor from Trinidad who starred as the heroic cop battling a band of marauding gang members inside a decommissioned police station in the John Carpenter thriller Assault on Precinct 13, has died. He was 92. Stoker died Friday of renal failure on his birthday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his […]
‘Raymond & Ray’ Review: Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke in a Wry Buddy Comedy With a Tender Heart
The stars play half-siblings who reunite to attend their abusive father's funeral in a Rodrigo Garcia film premiering in Toronto before heading to Apple TV+ this fall.
Tom Richmond, Cinematographer on ‘Stand and Deliver,’ ‘Little Odessa’ and ‘Slums of Beverly Hills,’ Dies at 72
Cinematographer Tom Richmond, whose résumé included work on such films as Stand and Deliver, Killing Zoe, Little Odessa, Slums of Beverly Hills and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, has died. He was 72. Richmond died Friday in New York City, Anthony Jannelli, head of cinematography at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, told The Hollywood Reporter (Richmond also taught at NYU). […]
‘Batwheels’ Rolls Out First Teaser at San Diego Comic-Con
Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming action-adventure Batwheels series debuted its first teaser at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday during the studio’s “Comics are Fun for Everyone” panel. Notable for being DC’s first-ever animated Batman preschool series, the crime-fighting Batwheels team includes Bam (the Batmobile), Bibi (the Batgirl cycle), Redbird (Robin’s sports car), Batwing (the Batwing jet […]
Lionsgate Boards ‘Creepers’ Horror Book Adaptation
Lionsgate is joining Suretone Pictures, led by Jordan Schur, in jointly financing the adventure horror feature Creepers, based on the David Morrell book of the same name. Morrell penned the First Blood book that was adapted into the films behind the Rambo franchise. Creepers will shoot this summer in Bulgaria and will be helmed by […]