| Mar 27, 2008
Oliver Stone has cast James Cromwell and Ellen Burstyn in his biopic of Pres. George W. Bush.
Variety is now calling the project, which Stone co-wrote with Stanley Weiser, "W." The trade says that Cromwell and Burstyn will play George H.W. Bush and...
| Aug 22, 2008
WHO NEEDS bread and circuses when you've got networking and rock 'n' roll?
For every Democratic delegate who is bound for the convention in Denver, desperate to influence the platform committee, there are plenty more looking for the best entertainment...
| Oct 16, 2008
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Unlike its subject, "W." can't win. At this point in the current administration, I doubt even Oliver Stone wants to see an Oliver Stone film about the life and exceptional good luck enjoyed (and squandered, if you agree with the filmmaker and his...
| Oct 17, 2008
"W." MAY sound like the story of the initial that rocked the world, but it turns out to be the tale of a mouse that roared. Director Oliver Stone and writer Stanley Weiser's unexpected take on the life and times of our 43rd president will surprise a lot...
| Apr 7, 2008
Its political choices can be debated endlessly, but the Bush Administration may go down as one of the most attractive in world history, at least if Oliver Stone has his way.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Thandie Newton will play a surprisingly...
| May 9, 2008
Oliver Stone has secured domestic distribution for "W," his yet-to-shoot biopic of President George W. Bush.
Lionsgate has landed North American distribution rights for the film, which features Josh Brolin as President Bush and Elizabeth Banks as Laura...
| May 23, 2008
Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss is reportedly in final negotiations to play Vice President Dick Cheney in Oliver Stone's "W," filling out one of the film's last key roles.
Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Banks are already toplining "W" as George W. Bush and...
| Jul 18, 2008
HBO DOMINATED the annual Emmy nominations once again but faced stiffer competition than usual from rival networks that have adopted the premium cable channel's approach to inventive dramatic series.
The network drew 85 nominations, one fewer than last...
| Dec 20, 2007
"Into the Wild," Sean Penn's harrowing drama about Christopher McCandless, a young man who traveled the country after graduating from college only to perish in Alaska, dominated the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Award nominations announced this morning....
| Dec 20, 2007
Although the Golden Globes largely ignored "Into the Wild," Hollywood's actors definitely took notice.
The Sean Penn-directed drama is the leading nominee for the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, capturing nods for star Emile Hirsch, supporting...
| Jan 28, 2008
In a normal year, the Screen Actors Guild Awards are just one event in a seemingly endless succession of Hollywood-statuary handouts. Indeed, the commercials pretty much say it all. This year's TNT and TBS broadcasts of the awards Sunday night were broken...