A few months ago Carl Franklin was tapped to helm Morgan Creek's long-gestating Tupac Shakur biopic, but apparently he's no longer involved with the planned film, as THR is reporting that Benny Boom is now in talks to direct. Although Boom has helmed a couple of feature films (NEXT DAY AIR and S.
Alice Rohrwacher's beautifully observed "The Wonders," winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, follows a kind of hippie family around their Tuscan farm, where the father, Wolfgang (Sam Louwyck), sleeps in his underwear and awakes irritable and impatient, barking orders at his four daughters and his wife.
Spike Lee and controversy go together like macaroni and cheese. His latest project, "Chi-Raq," is no different. But after almost 30 years in the industry, the Atlanta-born, Brooklyn-raised film director has learned to take it all in stride. …
Peter Landesman knows what it's like to get knocked in the head so hard you see stars. Before he was an investigative journalist and a filmmaker, Landesman played high school and college football as a center and a linebacker. Play after play, he found himself on the front line of the game's most violent moments.