Russell Crowe to Receive Karlovy Vary Lifetime Honor, Johnny Depp Features in Fest Trailer
The 57th Karlovy Vary Film Festival is highlighting two of the biggest stars of the 2000s, announcing Friday that Russell Crowe will receive the 2023 lifetime achievement honor, the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema, and securing Johnny Depp to feature in this year’s festival trailer. Crowe will also show off his […]
Box Office Stunner: ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Scores $92.5M in Second Weekend, Crosses $700M Globally
Universal and Illumination’s The Super Mario Bros. Movie is a bona fide blockbuster, and the first movie of the year that will cross the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. The Nintendo video game adaptation grossed a massive $92.5 million from 4,371 theaters in its second weekend of play at the North American […]
Box Office Preview: ‘Renfield,’ ‘Mafia Mamma,’ ‘Pope’s Exorcist’ Among Palooza of New Movies
A flurry of new movies will hit North American cinemas this weekend in what marks one of the most varied and crowded lineups since the pandemic struck. None, however, have a chance of toppling holdover The Super Mario Bros. Movie. The Nintendo video game adaptation should earn at least $55 million to $60 million domestically […]
Russell Crowe Denies ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ Director’s Claim That He Gave a Bad Audition
Russell Crowe is disputing a claim that he had a rough audition to star opposite Julia Roberts in the 1997 hit romantic comedy My Best Friend’s Wedding. Crowe took to Twitter on Friday to address the film’s director, P.J. Hogan, having told author Scott Meslow in the book From Hollywood With Love that Crowe sat […]
‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ Review: Peter Farrelly’s Vietnam War Film Starring Zac Efron Is a Bloated Misfire
The filmmaker's follow-up to his Oscar-winning 'Green Book' tells a quirky true story and also stars Russell Crowe and Bill Murray.
Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman in Taika Waititi’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’: Film Review
The space Viking is joined by former love Jane Foster to rescue the abducted children of New Asgard and stop the rampage of Christian Bale’s Gorr the God Butcherer.
Taika Waititi, ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Stars on Raising the ‘Ragnarok’ Bar: “Is It Possible to Top That? We Did”
Love (and thunder) was certainly in the air on Thursday evening, as the cast and creators behind the fourth installment of the Thor franchise gathered for the film’s premiere. Hundreds of cosplayed fans lined up on Hollywood Boulevard, ready to greet the stars and watch the long-anticipated follow-up to Taika Waititi’s hit Thor: Ragnarok. Thor: […]
Jeff Darling, Australian Cinematographer and Director, Dies at 60
Jeff Darling, the Australian cinematographer and director known for his work on Young Einstein and The Crossing in his home country and in scores of commercials made around the world, has died. He was 60. Darling died Sunday while surfing in North Palm Beach in Sydney. He was taken by lifeguards from the ocean unconscious, […]
Russell Crowe Joins Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Sony Marvel Movie ‘Kraven the Hunter’ (Exclusive)
Russell Crowe is set to join Sony’s Marvel movie Kraven the Hunter. The Oscar winner will star alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who last year signed a multipicture deal to play the titular antihero, with the first film slated for a Jan. 13, 2023, release. Story details, including Crowe’s role, are being kept in a cage, but […]
Solstice Studios Winds Down, Mark Gill and Other Top Leaders Exit
Derailed by the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Solstice Studios lost its top leadership on Monday in a sign that the relatively new indie producer and distribution outfit is winding down. Veteran Hollywood indie executive Mark Gill helped found Solstice in 2018 after the proposed venture raised a hefty sum. Gill, who serves as […]
Patrick Ness Tackling ‘Master and Commander’ Prequel for 20th Century Studios
Chaos Walking author Patrick Ness has been tapped by 20th Century Studios to create a prequel for 2003’s war-adventure epic Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, which starred Russell Crowe, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The original naval epic was adapted from the detailed historical novels by Patrick O’Brian. Set during the […]
Russell Crowe, Aaron Taylor-Johnson Among Major Cast Ensemble for Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Art World Drama ‘Rothko’
Michael Stuhlbarg and Jared Harris are also set to star in the film, in which Crowe will play famed abstract painter Mark Rothko and rising Irish name Aisling Franciosi will play his daughter, Kate Rothko.