Today on indieWIRE Darren Aronofsky goes commercial (literally), “Hustle & Flow” director Craig Brewer takes on a franchise and more.
“The Last Mountain” Interview
Bill Haney’s “The Last Mountain,” which screened at Sundance, will open in New York and Washington, DC on Friday. indieWIRE got the chance to question Haney about his filmmaking process, the inspiration for the film and his upcoming projects.
Five Projects to Root For
This week’s in-production column put the spotlight on Sean Gallagher’s “Good Night.” Click here to read more about the film, as well as four other promising projects.
Craig Brewer Takes on Tarzan
“Hustle & Flow” director Craig Brewer made the news today with the announcement that he will direct a trilogy of Tarzan films. indieWIRE took a look at why he may be making the fastest transition from Sundance darling to franchise filmmaker yet.
Eric Kohn championed “Film Socialism” for exemplifying Jean-Luc Godard’s talent. “With a ruminative approach to memory and nationality that has no specific parallel in contemporary cinema,” stated Kohn, “Godard breaks the boundaries of film language by simply ignoring them.”
Kohn was also enthusiastic about “Beginners,” calling it “an enjoyable survey of witty and sad moments.”
Darren Aronofsky’s Revlon Commercial
Darren Aronofsky has followed up his decision to withdraw from “The Wolverine” with…a commercial for Revlon. The Playlist posted the spot, featuring Jessica Biel.
Revisiting Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton
Martin Scorsese and Paramount announced their plans to adapt the book “Furious Love,” about Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’s romance. Thompson on Hollywood reported on the details of the project and also posted clips highlighting the actors’ performances.