Directors influence each other with their work. Sometimes that influence is overt — "La La Land" clearly evokes "Singin' in the Rain" and "Umbrellas of Cherbourg" — but other times it is more…
With five such different cinematic visions represented, what do this year's Oscar nominees for director have in common? It depends on whom you ask. Kenneth Lonergan, nominated writer-director of…
Cate Blanchett will make her film directorial debut on indie thriller "The Dinner," based on Herman Koch's novel that was a bestseller in Europe. Cotty Chubb will produce “The Dinner” via his ChubbCo…
Few people on a movie set have more knowledge of what it takes to direct a film than the cinematographer, but commanding talent and developing a project aren't always included in the skill set.
Ben Affleck is no longer directing a feature version of Stephen King's post-apocalyptic novel "The Stand" for Warner Bros. and CBS Films with “Crazy Heart” director Scott Cooper on board to helm and…
Steven Spielberg has fallen off the Warner Bros. biopic “American Sniper” starring Bradley Cooper. DreamWorks is also no longer attached to the project. The project had been poised to be his…
In his first feature directing gig, "Captain America" star Chris Evans has come on board to direct, produce and star in romancer "1:30 Train."
CBS Films is moving ahead on romantic comedy “The Exes,” with Andy Fickman on board to direct. The film is based on Jane Moore’s novel “The Ex Files” with the screenplay written by Kelly Bowe. …
Hoping to duplicate the success of indie thriller “The Call,” Brad Anderson has come on board to direct indie thriller “Restart” for Lotus Entertainment and Davids Canton Prods. Project will be…
British theater director Thea Sharrock will direct drama-comedy "Legacy" from Gregg Hurwitz script for Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Double Nickel Entertainment.
Tiger Chen gives a technically dazzling display of human combat in Keanu Reeves' otherwise workmanlike directing debut.