The White Tiger

The White Tiger

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.

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Review

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Review

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.

6 Authors Whose Books Should Start Getting Movies

6 Authors Whose Books Should Start Getting Movies

Erik Larson's work has been circling Hollywood for a while, and while there's plenty of interest in adapting one of his major books The Devil In The White City , there have been no successful attempts at spinning his novels into a movie.

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite Creates New Possibilities for Cinema

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite Creates New Possibilities for Cinema

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.

Top 30 Stephen King Movies, Ranked

Top 30 Stephen King Movies, Ranked

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.

MUBI, in Cannes With ‘Port Authority,’ Steps Up Production Activity (EXCLUSIVE)

MUBI, in Cannes With ‘Port Authority,’ Steps Up Production Activity (EXCLUSIVE)

MUBI senior VP Bobby Allen, who is now fully focused on production, said he had high hopes for a “good theatrical release” for “Port Authority,” which is set in the world of New York’s LGBT Kiki ballroom scene.

Herman Wouk, Author of ‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War,’ Dies at 103

Herman Wouk, Author of ‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War,’ Dies at 103

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.

‘Tolkien’ Review: …And One Biopic to Bore Them All

‘Tolkien’ Review: …And One Biopic to Bore Them All

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.

Why Tolkien’s Work Is Timeless, According To The New Movie’s Cast

Why Tolkien’s Work Is Timeless, According To The New Movie’s Cast

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.

Lucasfilm Announces Journey to the Rise of Skywalker Novels and Comics

Lucasfilm Announces Journey to the Rise of Skywalker Novels and Comics

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 to Star in Hiroshima-Inspired ‘One Thousand Paper Cranes’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Evan Rachel Wood to Star in Hiroshima-Inspired ‘One Thousand Paper Cranes’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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 Prince’ Producer to Adapt ‘Little Nicholas’ as Animated Film (EXCLUSIVE)

‘Little Prince’ Producer to Adapt ‘Little Nicholas’ as Animated Film (EXCLUSIVE)

“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.

Tolkien: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Colins defend author's biopic, say his life story has been treated 'respectfully'

Tolkien: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Colins defend author's biopic, say his life story has been treated 'respectfully'

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 'illegal' Avengers: Endgame video; Emilia Clarke's heartfelt message for Iain Glen: Social Media Stalkers' Guide

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 Admits People Are Already Circling Fifty Shades Author's The Mister For Movie Rights

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.

J.T. LeRoy Movie Review & Film Summary (2019)

J.T. LeRoy Movie Review & Film Summary (2019)

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.

Stephen King’s 'Salem’s Lot Is Finally Being Made Into A Movie, And James Wan’s Involved

Stephen King’s 'Salem’s Lot Is Finally Being Made Into A Movie, And James Wan’s Involved

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.

Alex Ross Perry Adapting Stephen King's Rest Stop

Alex Ross Perry Adapting Stephen King's Rest Stop

Rest Stop , originally published in Esquire before appearing in King's 2008 collection Just After Sunset , follows an author named John Dykstra, who overhears a man and a woman arguing in a rest stop bathroom.

Bradley Welsh, ‘T2 Trainspotting’ Actor, Shot Dead in Edinburgh

Bradley Welsh, ‘T2 Trainspotting’ Actor, Shot Dead in Edinburgh

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.

Agents Warn Writers Against Using Managers, Lawyers to Make Deals

Agents Warn Writers Against Using Managers, Lawyers to Make Deals

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.

How Stephen King Really Feels About Pet Sematary's Major Change

How Stephen King Really Feels About Pet Sematary's Major Change

No one knows this better than bestselling author Stephen King, who not only has had a tremendous amount of his works adapted for film and television, but isn’t particularly shy about whether or not he approves of the changes made.

Tolkien Imagines A Fantasy World In Exclusive Clip

Tolkien Imagines A Fantasy World In Exclusive Clip

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 joins George Clooney's call to boycott hotels owned by Sultan of Brunei over nation's anti-gay laws

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.

Neil Simon Comedies – The Playwright Collection (DVD)

Neil Simon Comedies – The Playwright Collection (DVD)

Chapter Two from 1979 is the Oscar nominated drama starring James Caan, and Marsha Mason, with aforementioned Caan as an author who falls for a gorgeous woman and begins questioning his marriage when he finds himself in a rut with his wife.

WGA Authorizing Managers, Lawyers to Make Deals if Agents are Fired

WGA Authorizing Managers, Lawyers to Make Deals if Agents are Fired

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.

JK Rowling trolled for Dumbledore-Grindelwald relationship reveal; Twitter says revelation is 'too little too late'

JK Rowling trolled for Dumbledore-Grindelwald relationship reveal; Twitter says revelation is 'too little too late'

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.

Howard A. Rodman’s The Great Eastern to Get Film Adaptation

Howard A. Rodman’s The Great Eastern to Get Film Adaptation

Howard A Rodman Movie News The Great Eastern Howard A. Rodman’s The Great Eastern to get film adaptation Author Howard A. Variety reports that Rodman’s The Great Eastern is being developed into a feature film.

New Tolkien Poster: A Life of Love, Courage & Fellowship

New Tolkien Poster: A Life of Love, Courage & Fellowship

(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.

Jessica Chastain to Develop The Honeymoon for the Big Screen

Jessica Chastain to Develop The Honeymoon for the Big Screen

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.

Watch J.R.R. Tolkien Find Inspiration in Love, Friendship in New ‘Tolkien’ Trailer

Watch J.R.R. Tolkien Find Inspiration in Love, Friendship in New ‘Tolkien’ Trailer

The clip opens with the young author (played by Nicholas Hoult) discussing how he invented a whole new language with the woman who would become his wife, Edith Bratt (Lily Collins).