This week marks the 50th anniversary of CBS's airing of the Hal Holbrook "Mark Twain Tonight!" The March 6, 1967, TV special was the first national telecast of the one-man show, which Holbrook had…
“Grey’s Anatomy” has tapped June Squibb and Hal Holbrook as guest stars, Variety has learned exclusively. The duo will appear in the episode on Mar. 23, playing Elsie Clatch and Lewis Clatch, a…
In a letter to the editor of The New York Times, Oscar-nominated actor Hal Holbrook has defended Nate Parker's embattled film "The Birth of a Nation."
Hal Holbrook is best known for portraying Mark Twain for more than 60 years, but he’s also taken roles of considerable risk for their time, like a gay father in the 1972 TV movie “That Certain Summer”…
Despite an effective Jim Caviezel, this anecdotal drama never rises above the level of lightly likable.
Ketchup Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Annette Haywood-Carter's historical drama "Savannah," starring Jim Caviezel and Chiwetel Ejiofor, and set an Aug. 23 theatrical release followed by a…
A quietly absorbing if finally somewhat dubious drama about an unlikely anti-corporate crusader, "Promised Land" uses a familiar story arc to decry corruption in the energy industry, specifically the…
'Les Miz,' Argo' among films that could see double
The American Film Institute has tapped Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" as the closing night film for its AFI Fest on Nov. 8 at the Chinese Theater.
Val Kilmer is bringing Mark Twain back from the dead, having selected a Hollywood graveyard for the ceremonies.
Hal Holbrook, who just wrapped Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," is in negotiations to join Gus Van Sant's "Promised Land."