Emma Thompson has come on board the comic thriller “The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson,” the directorial debut of Robert Carlyle. The script, based on a series of novels by Douglas Lindsay, was…
Antonia Bird, who directed the 1999 cannibalism horror pic “Ravenous,” died Thursday in London after an illness. She was 54. The British helmer is known for directing films including “Priest,” “Mad…
Prolific dealmaker Rumplestiltskin is one of primetime's most enigmatic and colorful characters, so it's little wonder the opportunity to play the part convinced Scottish actor Robert Carlyle to sign…
A former rock 'n' roller withers on the vine in "California Solo," Marshall Lewy's forgettable sophomore effort (after a promising beginning with "Blue State").
Fifteen world-premiere titles from filmmakers including Stephen Frears, Julie Delpy and Spike Lee are set to screen next month in Sundance's Premieres section, which, for the first time in recent…
An old-fashioned disaster epic that actually received a limited theatrical release in the U.K., "Flood" makes its U.S. debut on ION (the little-seen channel formerly known as Pax TV) as part of a…
Robert Carlyle and Colin Firth will star in Antonia Bird's "The Meat Trade," with an original screenplay by "Trainspotting" novelist Irvine Welsh.
Robert Carlyle has been cast to topline the offbeat Brit comedy "Das Cowboy," the tale of a film shoot from hell.
Bright and sassy, "The Full Monty" is a treat. Backed by inventive marketing, this small but muscular British pic about a bunch of gawky unemployeds launching a striptease act could turn into a…