Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Steven Soderbergh

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    33 comments
    tweet
    32

    What Happened to Contagion?

    It’s completely disappeared from any awards conversation, including, incredibly, best screenplay and direction. When I saw it, I thought it was the second great movie of the decade. At least "The Social Network" was a real contender up to the wire. I was certain that "Contagion" would be the same...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    8

    Soderbergh Hits Promo Circuit for Contagion, Talks Man From U.N.C.L.E. and New Film

    Steven Soderbergh has been around the industry long enough to know the signs of a project that isn't firing on all cylinders. And he knows that once you go down the road of making too many compromises, the chances of turning out a movie you can be proud of are pretty slim. Better, he told me Fri...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    21

    CASTING WATCH: Jolie Gets Agent to Go Indie, U.N.C.L.E. Eyes Tatum, Beatty Picks Felicity Jones

    CASTING WATCH: Jolie Gets Agent to Go Indie, U.N.C.L.E. Eyes Tatum, Beatty Picks Felicity Jones

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    10

    Trailer Watch: Fassbender Gets His Ass Kicked

    Carano vs. Fassbender: EW has posted a Haywire trailer showing Gina Carano whupping Michael Fassbender, who is no slouch physically, as well as an interview with him on his fights with the MMA star. I'll be talking to Fassbender on the flip cam Friday. Stay tuned.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    Soderbergh’s Haywire Premieres at AFI Fest: Review, McHale’s Q & A with Carano, Fassbender, McGregor

    By all accounts, the world premiere at Graumann’s Chinese Sunday night of Haywire at AFI FEST was, well, haywire. Sophia Savage was there.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    1087

    Will Bradley Cooper and Joel Edgerton Board Soderbergh's Man From U.N.C.L.E.?

    Despite the box office failure of his well-reviewed Warrior, which Lionsgate hopes critics will remember at the end of the year, Joel Edgerton continues to be courted as a leading man. Better than his offer to star in 300: Battle of Artemisia, is the chance to star in Steven Soderbergh's The Man...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Soderbergh's Magic Mike Will Hit Theaters June 2012; Based on Star Channing Tatum's Stripper Days

    Steven Soderbergh Magic Mike will hit theaters June 29, 2012 via Warner Bros. The director already has a cut of the film, which stars Channing Tatum---whose earlier days as a male stripper are the inspiration for the movie, written by Reid Carolin. Tatum's stripper teaches Alex Pettyfer's...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Soderbergh's Liberace Goes to HBO with Douglas and Damon

    Milk's Sean Penn and James Franco, J. Edgar's Leonardo DiCaprio and Armie Hammer, now add Michael Douglas and Matt Damon to the list of Hollywood actors playing romantic leads. And yes, yet another high-profile filmmaker and project are finding a safe harbor at HBO Films. Steven Soderbergh will dire...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    7

    How Did Moneyball Director Bennett Miller Make a Smart Studio Movie? Brad Pitt.

    Bennett Miller is not the first name that would come to mind as the director of Moneyball, which two years ago was a problem-plagued project stalled at Sony with $10 million in costs stacked against it from past writers Stan Chervin, Steve Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin and departed directors David Frank...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Contagion Holds Strong at Box Office; Burns Talks Script, Viral Power of Bloggers

    Steven Soderbergh has a solid commercial double in his disease thriller Contagion, which is holding strong at the box office in second place this weekend, with $44.2 million to date. Part of the credit goes to screenwriter Scott Z. Burns (The Bourne Ultimatum, The Informant) who helped to supply wha...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Felicia LeatherwoodWatch: Celebrity Stylist Felicia Leatherwood ...Shadow and Act
  • Watch: What's at the Heart of the Sadness ...Press Play
  • TOH!'s Top Ten Films of 2014 (Updat ...Thompson on Hollywood