With Jack Bender falling off the untitled Jack Ryan pic, Paramount and Skydance Pictures moved quickly to find their next director -- and it's Kenneth Branagh.
"I have been a part of so many indie films that haven't broken through, it is nice to see this one break though." -- Kenneth Branagh, actor, "My Week With Marilyn"
Peers praise the Branagh brew
Kenneth Branagh and Ralph Fiennes are both set to be honored at this year's British Independent Film Awards on Dec. 4.
Anthony Hopkins and Judi Dench are in talks for the lead roles in "Italian Shoes," which Kenneth Branagh will direct.