Less than a week after it appeared online, New York Times Magazine article “Sleep-away Camp for Postmodern Cowboys” has landed at Universal Pictures. Scott Stuber was competing for rights to the…
At long last, Universal is giving viewers a glimpse of the size and scope of the upcoming Keanu Reeves film “47 Ronin” The film is a based on the legend of a man who joins 47 master-less samurai out…
Legendary Entertainment has found a new home: NBCUniversal, as it ends an eight-year relationship with Warner Bros. Deal is expected to be announced Wednesday, sources tell Variety.
Barnstorming swordplay, pretty faces and a no-brainer plot combine to fizzy effect in "Rurouni Kenshin," the screen adaptation of a Meiji-era manga series about a ronin who kicks ass while preaching…
Santiago Mitre's "The Student" is a taut, incisive look at university wheeling and dealing.
Four Japanese actors have joined Universal's "47 Ronin," Universal's actioner starring Keanu Reeves about a group of warriors on a vengeance quest.
New Line has won an auction for screen rights to "Rock of Ages," a stage musical that does with '80s rock anthems what "Mamma Mia!" did with Abba tunes.
Keanu Reeves will star in "47 Ronin," an epic period film for Universal Pictures based on the true tale of a band of samurai swordsmen who avenged the death of their master in 18th century Japan.
After turning the Frank Miller graphic novel "300" into a hit, Warner Bros. has optioned the rights to Miller's "Ronin" to adapt into a live-action feature. Sylvain White ("Stomp the Yard") will…
"Ronin" reps a pleasurable throwback to the sort of gritty, low-tech international thriller that was a staple of the 1960s.
In "Crest of Betrayal," director Kinji Fukasaku tackles the traditions and history of his homeland through the innovative combining of two oft-told local legends:"Chushingura" (better known as "The…