Some people seem to think Oscar campaigns are a recent phenomenon. In truth, they are as old as the awards themselves: In Hollywood, creativity and marketing have always gone hand in hand. While many…
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Everybody loves the new West End adaptation of “Shakespeare in Love.” Everybody, that is, except the New York Times. The July 23 opening of “Shakespeare in Love” in London yielded the kind of…
Can an adaptation be too faithful? Directed with verve by Declan Donnellan across, up and down Nick Ormerod's versatile Elizabethan theater set, the 28-strong cast of this grand screen-to-stage…
Veteran producer Donna Gigliotti and development executive Renee Witt are teaming up at Levantine Films with plans to launch projects for the over-25 market. New York-based Levantine plans to…
As underscored by the recent movement on a couple of projects — including a developing stage version of "The Princess Bride" and a play adaptation of "Shakespeare in Love" gearing up for a 2014 West…
Disney Theatrical Prods. keeps loading more onto its plate, setting the creative team and West End theater for the upcoming premiere of its co-production of “Shakespeare in Love” plus a tour of…
Starting at next month's Toronto Film Festival, Harvey and his battle-toughened soldiers can be counted on to marshal maximum promotion (and occasional controversy) for their slate.
Isn’t “Love’s Labour’s Lost” about Berowne and Rosaline, those intelligent, articulate lovers who carry on a fierce flirtation via a battle of wit and words? Not in the version that Alex Timbers…
Some still consider it the most shocking Oscar best picture result of the past 50 years, and it certainly remains one of the most memorable.
The Writers Guild of America has tapped Tom Stoppard as the recipient of its Laurel Award for Screen for lifetime achievement in writing for motion pictures.
What most people remember about the 1998-1999 awards season is how "Shakespeare in Love," in an all-out battle led by Harvey Weinstein, bested "Saving Private Ryan" to win the Oscar for best picture.