David Michod

Netflix Acquires Brad Pitt Comedy ‘War Machine’

by Matt Singer June 8, 2015 @ 10:59 AM
Don’t worry, they didn’t replace Don Cheadle with Brad Pitt. Despite the title (and Netflix’s extensive lineup of Marvel TV shows), War Machine does not have a connection to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s a new comedy starring Brad Pitt, and rather than going to a big Hollywood studio, it belongs to Netflix, who’ve acquired the rights to the movie. Via Deadline, here’s what War Machine is about:

TNT Plans Cary Fukunaga Miniseries, Shakespeare and ‘Animal Kingdom’ Pilots

by Britt Hayes May 13, 2015 @ 10:39 AM
Focus Features
TNT has been lagging a bit behind the competition when it comes to original programming, but the network’s new plans for upcoming series announced at Upfronts 2015 indicate a shift into prestige dramas — most notably, the network will be home to Cary Fukunaga’s new eight-part miniseries, The Alienist, bringing a little slice of True Detective to their lineup.

‘Flesh and Bone’ Trailer: Starz’s Ballet Drama Series Gives Serious ‘Black Swan’ Vibes

by Britt Hayes April 28, 2015 @ 6:03 PM
Your knee-jerk reaction to the words “ballet drama” may be to avert your eyes, but like Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan, upcoming Starz series Flesh and Bone promises to deliver on some very dark aspects of the world of ballet. The first trailer for the series definitely doesn’t play down that comparison, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing, as the series likely hopes to draw a similar audience — especially with the help of acclaimed Australian director David Michod.

David Michod On Dirtying Up Robert Pattinson For 'The Rover'

by Mike Ryan June 9, 2014 @ 1:24 PM
In David Michôd's second full length feature film, 'The Rover' (his first was the surprise Australian hit 'Animal Kingdom,' which garnered Jacki Waver an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress), Guy Pearce is a khaki shorts-wearing misanthrope...