Back in February the rights to Tomb Raider landed at Warner Bros. with the studio tapping Divergent screenwriter Evan Daugherty to help reboot the franchise. And in July we heard rumors that WB and MGM were looking to hire a woman to direct the new Tomb Raider film — specifically that they were seeking a “Michelle MacLaren type” to fill the director’s chair. A new rumor suggests that the studios now have a shortlist of directors which unsurprisingly includes Kathryn Bigelow. Dream big, guys.
Released in 1991, 'Point Break' starred Keanu Reeves as Johnny Utah, an FBI agent who infiltrates a crew of surfing bank robbers in an attempt to bust them, but unwittingly bonds with their leader, Bodhi (Patrick Swayze). The classic action flick was directed by Kathryn Bigelow, way back before she directed 'The Hurt Locker' (which earned her an Oscar for Best Director, making her the first woman to win that award) and 'Zero Dark Thirty.' Twenty-three years later, after a remake has been announced with Gerard Butler succeeding Swayze, we take a look back at the cast of this cult favorite and see what they're up to now.
Sam Mendes is not returning for the next James Bond movie. Citing scheduling conflicts, the 'Skyfall' director is taking the cash and clout that comes with making the highest grossing film in the history of a fifty year old franchise and escaping...
Kathryn Bigelow's 'Zero Dark Thirty' is getting some serious awards buzz as we head into statue season, and it only seems fitting they released the final trailer today on the heels of the film's Golden Globe nominations.
In 2008, Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Oscar for best director with 'The Hurt Locker,' her harrowing depiction of soldiers surviving the war in Iraq. After years of shuffling from genre to genre, it looks like she's finally found her niche. The critical success of 'Zero Dark Thirty' (read our review here) suggests that she may once again be heading for Oscar gold. Since the film doesn't open wide until January, you can whet your appetite for Bigelow's cinematic return with the clip below.
'Zero Dark Thirty' is one of the most anticipated films of the year, and we hardly need a new TV spot to get us more pumped for Kathryn Bigelow's new film. But the latest spot coincides nicely with all the positive reviews coming out of this week's early critics' screening, doesn't it?
'Zero Dark Thirty' looks like the collision of a number of great things. Add Kathryn Bigelow - the first woman to win a Best Directing Oscar - to a based on a true story procedural about the hunting and killing of Osama Bin-Laden, and a cast that includes Kyle Chandler, Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, and Mark Strong, and you've got a winning combination. Now there's a new trailer for this likely Oscar front-runner.
We're all familiar with the story of the special forces unit that killed Osama Bin Laden, the world's most notorious terrorist. Kathryn Bigelow's latest feature, 'Zero Dark Thirty,' is the story of SEAL Team 6, the men responsible for bringing Bin Laden down. We've got an official first look at the film via a new teaser trailer and images.