Michael Pitt

The First ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Trailer Is a Lurid Dystopian Dream

by Matthew Monagle November 13, 2016 @ 10:21 AM
Paramount Pictures
This past weekend, Paramount Pictures kicked off the publicity tour for its upcoming Ghost in the Shell adaptation with a global launch party in Tokyo. Cast and crew were on hand to talk about the film; exhibitions of the film’s art and costume designs were on display for those in attendance. For the rest of us, something even better was announce: the first theatrical trailer for Ghost in the Shell is here, and it is not exactly short on style.

‘Ghost in the Shell’ Casts Michael Pitt to Star as Villain Alongside Scarlett Johansson

by Charles Bramesco February 5, 2016 @ 9:34 AM
Palm Pictures
Progress on the Scarlett Johansson-led live-action adaptation of the popular anime Ghost in the Shell continues this week. More than a placeholder for the gap at the center of our collective being capable of being filled only by a Lucy sequel, the...

‘Hannibal’ Season 3 Recasts Mason Verger: Michael Pitt Out, Joe Anderson In

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 19, 2014 @ 4:21 PM
The NBC ‘Hannibal’'s bold choice to introduce ‘Boardwalk Empire’ star Michael Pitt as iconic literary baddie Mason Verger paid off in gruesome spades, but it seems season 3 will have a new face to go along with Mason’s…well, “new” face. Pitt has opted to leave the NBC drama behind, and will be replaced by ‘The Divide’ star Joe Anderson.

'I Origins' Trailer: Michael Pitt's Eye-Opening, Faith-Shaking Experience

by Britt Hayes April 10, 2014 @ 1:23 PM
Fox Searchlight
The first 'I Origins' trailer has arrived, and the film seems like a suitable follow-up from the team of writer/director Mike Cahill and star Brit Marling, who first worked together a couple of years ago on 'Another Earth.' The pair have returned with another strange but seemingly less subdued sci-fi outing, this time with former 'Boardwalk Empire' star Michael Pitt in the leading role, and a whole lot of eyeballs.

NBC's Hannibal' Season 2: 'Boardwalk Empire's Michael Pitt is Mason Verger!

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 31, 2014 @ 12:53 PM
NBC / Larry Busacca, Getty Images
Where yesterday brought some exciting 'Hannibal' season 2 news in the form of a new trailer and casting snippets, today comes the season's biggest casting news to date. 'Boardwalk Empire' alum Michael Pitt has officially joined the second season of NBC's darkly dreary cannibal drama in a major recurring role, none other than iconic literary villain Mason Verger!

'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3 to Bring Back Michael Pitt?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 5, 2012 @ 2:34 PM
After the devastating hour that was 'Boardwalk Empire's second season finale "To the Lost," we knew that the series would never again be the same.  Not only did one of the series most crucial characters fall by the wayside, their death changed Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) in a way that will reverberate throughout the upcoming third season.  With that said though, will death really be the end?  Might said character return from the grave in 'Boardwalk Empire' season 3?