Kenneth Branagh

'Cinderella' Trailer: Meet the New Cinderella, Same as the Old Cinderella

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by Mike Sampson November 19, 2014 @ 8:55 AM
Following the success of films like 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Maleficent' (two films not highly regarded by critics, but highly regarded by people who like buying movie tickets), it wasn't a surprise that Disney would continue the trend of adapting some of their classic animated tales into live-action movies. Today, we get our first real look at their next effort, a live-action version of one of their most revered tales, 'Cinderella'.

'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' Review

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by Todd Gilchrist January 17, 2014 @ 8:19 AM
Paramount Pictures
Some franchises leave an indelible mark on you during your formative years, and inspire passionate, lifelong devotion from their fans – but is Jack Ryan really one of them? Given the messy lineage of the character on screen, played now by four separate actors (Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and here, by 'Star Trek Into Darkness' star Chris Pine), not to mention the fact that the films are wildly uneven in terms of quality, it seems like the answer would be no. But, the character’s resilience is apparently as indefatigable as Hollywood’s faith in intellectual property, which is why ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ exists, a dull mishmash of Cold War spy games and ‘Bourne Identity’-style grit which shares much in common with the weakest of its predecessors – especially total forgettability.

'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' Overwhelms with New Photos and a Clip

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by Damon Houx January 9, 2014 @ 6:27 PM
Paramount
http://youtu.be/8eHCx7Fcm10
'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' hits theaters in a little over a week, and this franchise reboot, which stars Chris PineKeira Knightley and Kevin Costner alongside director Kenneth Branagh, has just offered a number of stills along with the clip above.

New 'Jack Ryan' Poster and Photos

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by Mike Sampson November 4, 2013 @ 9:45 AM
Paramount Pictures
It was recently announced that Paramount's big reboot of the 'Jack Ryan' franchise would be pushed to a January, 2014 release; a move that left many wondering if this was any indication of the film's quality. Is the studio dumping this film? Let's take a look at the new 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' poster as well as some new photos to see what we can find out.

'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' Trailer: Chris Pine Revamps a Tom Clancy Character

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by Nick Romano October 3, 2013 @ 6:30 PM
Paramount
http://youtu.be/ZxsJyVWdnNg
Paramount has released the first 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' trailer, a prequel to the established Jack Ryan stories that previously featured the likes of Alec BaldwinHarrison Ford and Ben Affleck in the title role. But now Chris Pine is up at the plate.

'Cinderella' Scoops Up 'The Borgias' Star Holliday Grainger for a Wicked Stepsister

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by Jacob Hall June 10, 2013 @ 4:45 PM
Showtime
Despite its fair share of early development problems, Disney's upcoming 'Cinderella' movie finally seems to be getting its act together. The most recent news from the production is that 'The Borgias' star Holliday Grainger is in final talks to join as one of the title character's cruel stepsisters.

'Cinderella' Reboot Hires Kenneth Branagh to Direct

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by Mike Sampson January 31, 2013 @ 2:07 PM
Disney Parks
After the success of 'Alice in Wonderland' (over $1 billion - yes, with a B - worldwide), Disney has been hot to reboot their Disney princess movies. With a 'Sleepy Beauty' reboot on the way (in the form of Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent'), the next live-action princess film on the way was scheduled to be 'Cinderella' but that was before director Mark Romanek abruptly left the project. What Prince Charming could step in and rescue the project before it turned into a pumpkin? Enter: Kenneth Branagh.