Film

J.J. Abrams to write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX' - 09/14/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa)- US director J.J. Abrams will be at the helm of "Star Wars: Episode IX," the film's production company Lucasfilm announced on Tuesday. Abrams, who already directed and co-wrote...

The Italian filmmaker who predicted migration deals with Libya - 09/09/2017

ROME, Alvise Armellini (dpa)- Andrea Segre worked for 5-6 years on a movie about Mediterranean refugee flows. As the Italian director started shooting, he realized that the dirty intelligence story...

'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' director dead at 74 - 08/28/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa)- Tobe Hooper, famous for directing cult horror movies including "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and "Poltergeist" has died at the age of 74. The Los Angeles County Coroner confirmed...

Neo-Nazi terrorist revenge film selected as German Oscar entry - 08/27/2017

BERLIN, Andrew McCathie (dpa)- Turkish-German director Fatih Akin's thriller "Aus dem Nichts" ("In the Fade") about a woman seeking revenge for the deaths of her Kurdish husband and son in a neo-Nazi...

Roman Polanski facing new sexual assault accusation from minor - 08/16/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa) - A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by film director Roman Polanski when she was a minor made her accusation public at a press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The...

Political thriller by French PM to be made into film - 06/27/2017

PARIS, FRANCE- A scathing political thriller co-written by France's new Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is to be made into a film, his publisher said Monday. "In the Shadows", which is set during the...

The creepy toys making a killing at the box office - 06/25/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, Frankie Taggart- Take away a vampire's teeth and he's just a goth that can't handle garlic. Wait for some decent cloud cover and your average werewolf is about as scary as...

Hollywood seeks to scare new generation with shark thriller - 06/10/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, Javier Tovar- More than 40 years ago, Americans were afraid to go into the water as "Jaws" scared the daylights out of a generation of ocean swimmers. Hollywood is hoping...

Extraordinary life of explorer Ali Bey set for cinema - 05/29/2017

RABAT, MOROCCO, Herve Bar- Adventurer, Orientalist, spy: the remarkable story of Spanish explorer Ali Bey al-Abbassi is to be told on the silver screen for the first time, two centuries after his...

Hollywood raids bookshelves in search of good stories - 05/27/2017

CANNES, FRANCE, Françoise Michel- Hollywood has always adapted the classics but film and television's voracious appetite for new material now has film-makers raiding the bookshelves like never...
1 2 3 4 5 » ... 46