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Berlin: Tim Blake Nelson, Clifton Collins Jr. Join Millennium’s ‘Bricklayer’ (Exclusive)

Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Old Henry) and Clifton Collins Jr. (Star Trek, Westworld) have signed on to co-star alongside Aaron Eckhart and Nina Dobrev in Bricklayer, the new action-thriller from director Renny Harlin (Cliffhanger), which Millennium Media is producing and selling at Berlin’s virtual European Film Market this week. Eckhart headlines […]

First Look at Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’ Teases a Story “You May Think You Know”

Netflix just dropped the first teaser for Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming Pinocchio film, which reimagines the classic tale as a stop-motion musical adventure. The movie releases in December. “I want to tell you a story,” Ewan McGregor’s Cricket opens. “It’s a story you may think you know, but you don’t. Not really.” The Oscar-winning director’s […]

How the ‘Nightmare Alley’ Team Explored Human Monstrosity With Guillermo del Toro’s Carnival Noir

Guillermo del Toro’s latest offering Nightmare Alley is likely to be both familiar and unfamiliar ground to fans of his monstrously popular work. Known for Pacific Rim, Crimson Peak and Pan’s Labyrinth, del Toro is certainly leaning into his love of monster metaphors, despite there being few actual monsters in his first spin in the director’s […]

Tim Blake Nelson’s Venice-Bowing Western ‘Old Henry’ Lands Key Global Sales (Exclusive)

Old Henry, the Tim Blake Nelson-starring Western action drama that had its world premiere out of competition at the Venice Film Festival last night, has secured a number of key international territory deals. VMI Worldwide has sold the Shout! Studios and Hideout Pictures title for Italy (Blue Swan), the U.K. and Australia (Signature), France (Ace […]

‘Old Henry’: Film Review | Venice 2021

Tim Blake Nelson plays an early 20th century farmer who takes in an injured man with a satchel full of cash, inviting trouble in this homage to classic Westerns.

Venice: ‘Old Henry’ Director on Creating His “Micro-Western” With Tim Blake Nelson

The Venice Film Festival might not seem the obvious destination for a Western (horses aren’t great with water, for starters), but this year sees Tim Blake Nelson’s Old Henry ride into town. Billed as a “micro Western”, the film — from Shout! Studios and Hideout Pictures — follows Henry (Nelson), a farmer with a deep secret who comes […]

‘Naked Singularity’: Film Review | San Francisco 2021

John Boyega plays a New York public defender drawn into a dangerous heist in this crime thriller adapted from Sergio De La Pava's novel, also starring Olivia Cooke and Bill Skarsgård.

Guillermo del Toro Casts Tilda Swinton, Finn Wolfhard in ‘Pinocchio,’ Signs Netflix Deal (Exclusive)

Guillermo del Toro casts Cate Blanchett, Tim Blake Nelson and Finn Wolfhard in his stop-motion animated feature, 'Pinocchio' while signing an overall deal with Netflix.

Jack and Danny Huston, Tim Blake Nelson and More Turn Out to Stop Animal Poaching

'Succession' actor Danny Huston,  Jack Huston and Tim Blake Nelson showed up to support the 24-Hour E-Race Extinction Event organized by Stop Poaching Now!

Tim Blake Nelson Tried to Turn Down ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’

Tim Blake Nelson's role in 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' almost didn't happen.

‘Socrates’: Theater Review

Michael Stuhlbarg plays the title role of the enduringly influential Greek philosopher in 'Socrates,' a world-premiere play by actor Tim Blake Nelson.

Tim Blake Nelson and Michael Stuhlbarg on the Three-Decade Friendship that Led to ‘Socrates’

The collaborators, who have known each other since drama school, talk about their play at The Public Theater, working with the Coen brothers and what 2019 America has in common with ancient Greece.