Posts tagged "Danny Boyle"

Christian Bale No Longer Playing Steve Jobs in New Biopic

Christian Bale is no longer playing Steve Jobs in the new Danny Boyle-directed biopic. The actor has dropped out of the role after deciding he wasn't right for the part. So, what's going to happen now? Get all of the details below!
By: Jess Cohen / November 3, 2014

Who Should Star in a Lance Armstrong Biopic? (PHOTOS)

With the recent revelations about Lance Armstrong’s long-alleged drug use – thanks, Oprah! – there’s little doubt that executives somewhere in Hollywood must be considering a biopic about the disgraced cyclist. And looking at the last decade-plus of his personal and professional life, there are several key players who not only would figure heavily into…
By: / January 18, 2013

James Franco Does ‘Inside the Actor’s Studio’ (VIDEO)

Oscar host-in-waiting James Franco made his much-ballyhooed-about appearance on Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio on Tuesday night, inspiring uproarious laughter with a tale about how he almost failed to nab his starring role in his acclaimed film 127 Hours because the director thought he was, um, high! James revealed that his initial…
By: / December 8, 2010

James Franco Gets Trapped in ‘127 Hours’ Trailer (VIDEO)

When James Franco isn't satirizing his life on General Hospital, participating in art exhibits or doing other random things A-list movie stars generally shy away from, he makes a movie or two. Today, we're seeing the first glimpse of '127 Hours,' (via Videogum) the true-life story of Aron Ralston (played by Franco),…
By: / August 25, 2010

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Producers Donate $742,000 to Mumbai

The children of Mumbai are about to get a major helping hand, thanks to the producers of this year's Oscars sensation, Slumdog Millionaire. People magazine reports that the people behind the movie, which was filmed in the poverty-stricken Indian city, are donating $742,000 to provide healthcare and education for Mumbai's youth.
By: Celebuzz / April 16, 2009

The Oscars: ‘Slumdog’ Sweeps!

Slumdog Millionaire, the tale of two poor, star-crossed lovers in Mumbai, India, won eight Oscars at the 81st Annual Academy Awards including Best Director and Best Picture. Director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) bounced onto the stage, explaining that he had told his children many years ago that he would act like the Winnie…
By: tracimac / February 22, 2009

It’s a ‘Dog’ Day at DGA Awards

The 61st annual Directors Guild of America Awards were held Saturday night in Los Angeles at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, and Slumdog Millionaire came out on top in the cinema category. Danny Boyle's romance flick—which is set against the backdrop of an all-or-nothing Indian game show—won him Best Director at the DGAs, beating out…
By: Celebuzz / February 1, 2009