Bouncing between the early 2000s, 2007, and 2010, “The White Tiger” follows protagonist Balram Halwai (Gourav, and played as a child by Harshit Mahawar ), who narrates his life story as part of a letter written to the (now-former) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, who is visiting India.
An exploration of the work and influence of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning African American author Toni Morrison, whose novels focus on the black experience and racial prejudice, through extensive interviews with scholars, peers, friends and Morrison herself.
Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s dark comedy thriller Parasite made international news when it took the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, becoming the first Korean movie to do so and following a winner from another Asian country, Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-eda.
Ok, so maybe the Night Shift short story about a killer industry-press laundry machine wasn’t top-notch source material for a feature – but you’ve got the director behind the best TV adaptation of a Stephen King novel ( Salem’s Lot ), armed with two genuine horror-movie icons.
Herman Wouk , the author of novels adapted to the big and small screen, including “The Caine Mutiny ,” “Marjorie Morningstar,” “The Winds of War ” and “War and Remembrance,” has died.
Director Dome Karukoski ( Tom of Finland ), working from a convoluted script by David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford, treads so carefully over the formative years of Tolkien, mostly referred to as Ronald, that you’d think the author’s estate was holding a gun to the filmmaker’s head.
In the case of Nicholas Hoult, the man who plays Tolkien himself, those works of literature stand out for the following reasons: I think it feels so real, and that is a testament to how creative and in depth his knowledge of language and the worlds he created were.
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press Author: Michael Siglain Illustrator: Diogo Saito & Luigi Aimé On-Sale: 10/4/2019 Description: Meet the sinister Kylo Ren and the rest of the vile villains of the fearsome First Order from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker .
Evan Rachel Wood will star alongside Jim Sturgess and Shinobu Terajima in “One Thousand Paper Cranes,” the story of Hiroshima survivor Sadako Sasaki and author Eleanor Coerr, who wrote the worldwide bestselling children’s book “Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes.” Independent has boarded sales ahead of Cannes, where the project will be at the Marche.
“Little Nicholas” marks the first 2D animated feature undertaken by Aton Soumache at On Entertainment , whose credits include the Cannes-premiering, BAFTA-nominated “The Little Prince ” and the upcoming “Playmobil: The Movie.” Foliascope is the company launched by animation veteran Pascal Le Notre, who previously co-founded Folimage and whose 2D film “A Cat in Paris” was Oscar-nominated.
Nicholas Hoult has defended his upcoming film Tolkien , a biopic on the iconic author of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit series, saying the writer's life story has been "respectfully" treated in the movie.
Chris Pratt posts 'illegal' Avengers: Endgame video; Emilia Clarke's heartfelt message for Iain Glen: Social Media Stalkers' Guide. Chris Pratt posts 'really illegal' video from the sets of Avengers: Endgame.
E.L. James Admits People Are Already Circling Fifty Shades Author's The Mister For Movie Rights. E.L. James, the author of the Fifty Shades of Grey series, has a new book out on the shelves called The Mister.
My only familiarity with the real-life story serving as the film’s foundation comes courtesy of Jeff Feuerzeig’s galvanizing 2016 documentary, “Author: The J.T. LeRoy Story,” which details the six-year-long scheme hatched by author Laura Albert to convince the world that her sister-in-law, Knoop, was the teenage boy secretly serving as her own literary persona.
James Wan is set to act as a producer of the new 'Salem's Lot while Gary Dauberman, the writer of several installments of Wan's Conjuring franchise, as well as the recent Stephen King adaptation of IT , and the upcoming IT: Chapter 2 , will pen the script.
Bradley Welsh , an actor in “T2 Trainspotting” and a former boxer, died after being shot in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Wednesday. The Edinburgh Police Division reported an incident on Chester Street in Edinburgh’s West End neighborhood around 8 p.m. local time.
The missive was sent on behalf of the Association of Talent Agents on Friday morning to the WGA leaders, telling them that doing so is illegal and that the that ATA views the authorization as “unfair and unlawful competition.” It warned of unspecified “appropriate action” if the WGA continues to authorize managers and lawyers to act as agents.
The legendary fantasy author behind the Middle-earth saga has a new biopic, simply titled Tolkien , starring Nicholas Hoult as the man himself. Empire has an exclusive clip from the film, showing a conversation between Tolkien and Edith as she encourages him to imagine a fantasy world.
Elton John joins George Clooney's call to boycott hotels owned by Sultan of Brunei over nation's anti-gay laws. Elton John (right) has joined George Clooney’s call for a boycott of nine hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei.
To eliminate any doubt, the Guild has issued a formal written delegation authorizing managers and lawyers who represent WGA members to procure employment and negotiate overscale terms.
Though Rowling has finally opened up and started talking about Dumbledore and Grindelwald's relationship, fans are saying it is too little too late, with many taking to Twitter to mock the author for trying to formalise the details at such a late date.
(via The One Ring ) RELATED: Latest Tolkien Trailer Shows the Inspiration for Middle-Earth Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.
RELATED: Jessica Chastain Says IT: Chapter Two Has Bloodiest Scene in History George Eliot was the pen name for Mary Ann Evans , which she used so that her work would be taken seriously in a time when female authors were relegated to lighthearted romance novels.