London-based Embargo Films has joined Vertigo Films to co-produce Nick Love's "The Sweeney," a bigscreen update of the 1970s TV cop series.
Revolver Entertainment has snapped up U.K. rights to "Ill Manors," the directorial debut of Ben Drew, a.k.a. rapper-singer Plan B.
Fox Searchlight has arrested production on Brit cop thriller "The Sweeney" following concerns about its international prospects.
John Doyle's brilliant, Tony Award-winning reimagining of the Sondheim/Wheeler "Sweeney Todd" as fever dream shows how a great artwork can yield new secrets when the context and metaphor are well…
"Oh, you know ... black-and-white horror movies?" That was Tim Burton's brief to repeat collaborator (and Oscar-winning hair and makeup artist) Peter Owen on "Sweeney Todd."
Can "Sweeney Todd" pump up Stephen Sondheim's popular appeal?
"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" proves a satisfying screen version of Stephen Sondheim's theatrical musical.
It may be time to end the debate about the propriety of letting that most improper of musical heroes slash his way across opera house stages. Sweeney Todd and his impish consort, Mrs. Lovett of the…
Even given the knowledge of their horrific provenance, it might be hard to resist the meat pies of Christine Baranski's thoroughly tasty Mrs. Lovett in the Kennedy Center's new "Sweeney Todd." As the…