George Clooney, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo and Kyle Chandler talk new sci-fi thriller "The Midnight Sky."
Clooney returns to the space genre as a director after acting in Steven Soderbergh's "Solaris" and Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity."
"On the Basis of Sex" screenwriter Daniel Stiepleman reveals how he pitched the movie to his aunt — and why she was underwhelmed.
"On the Basis of Sex" stars Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer and Justin Theroux talk about the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "She's an incredible woman who changed the world by using her brain."
John Boyega, Felicity Jones, Jack Reynor and Jodie Turner Smith are set to star in a new thriller called “Borderland” set during the time of Ireland’s IRA, or the Irish Republican Army, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.Thomas and Charles Guard, better known as The Guard Brothers (“The Uninvited”), will direct the feature from a script they co-wrote with Ronan Bennett (“Public Enemies”). The story is inspired by the non-fiction book “The Road To Balcombe Street: The IRA Reign of Terror in London” by Steven S. Moysey, which was published in 2008 and is a true-crime thriller about an IRA unit placed in deep cover in London.In “Borderland,” after a border ambush goes wrong, an Irish paramilitary, Michael (Reynor), witnesses the shooting of his pregnant wife at the hands of an SAS sergeant Tempest (Boyega). When Tempest is sent back to London to lead a covert counter-terrorist operation, Michael joins a ruthless active service unit (ASU) wreaking havoc in the capitol. For Michael, the mission is personal – to hunt down Tempest – and he’ll stop at nothing to avenge his wife’s death.Also Read: Watch John Boyega's Passionate Speech at Black Lives Matter London Rally: 'We Have Always Been Important' (Video)The film plans to shoot on location in the UK in early 2021.Rocket Science is representing the sales rights and financing the film, and Endeavor Content is co-representing the sales rights. Chris Coen, Rebecca Brown and Felicity Jones’s Piecrust Productions will produce along with Rocket Science. Jones will serve as an executive producer.“‘Borderland’ is a vengeance fuelled chase movie, fusing some pulse ticking action with a powerful message for our times. We’re thrilled that the script, driven as much by character as it is by plot, has attracted such a first rate cast.” the Guard Brothers said in a statement.“It’s been a pleasure working with Rocket Science putting the film together and I couldn’t be more excited to get this prodigious project into production later this year. The Guard Brothers make for a terrific team who are assembling a formidable cast and crew,” producer Chris Coen said in a statement.“Star Wars” actor Boyega is represented by Identity Agency Company, Sloane Offer, Weber & Dern. Reynor, who last starred in “Midsommar,” is represented by WME. Turner Smith, who broke out in last year’s “Queen & Slim,” is represented by UTA and Untitled Entertainment. Jones, who last starred in “The Aeronauts,” is represented by WME, Independent Talent and Peikhoff Mahan. The Guard Brothers are represented by United Agents and WME.Deadline first reported the news of the project.Read original story John Boyega, Felicity Jones, Jack Reynor, Jodie Turner Smith to Star in IRA Thriller ‘Borderland’ At TheWrap
"The Aeronauts" joins "The Report" as being one of Amazon's potential Oscar contenders this fall awards season.
Felicity Jones talks about relating to the plight of future Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in "On the Basis of Sex."
"On the Basis of Sex" stars Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer and Justin Theroux talk about the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
"On the Basis of Sex" screenwriter Daniel Stiepleman talks about pitching the movie to his aunt, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Amazon Studios is under way in the UK on ballooning survival pic <em>The Aeronauts</em>, starring Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne. The online giant has released a striking first look of the two actors (who starred opposite each other in <em>The Theory Of Everything</em>) 2,000 feet in the air. Tom Courtenay ( <em>45 Years)</em>, Anne Reid ( <em>The Last Tango In Halifax</em>), Rebecca Front ( <em>The Thick of It</em>), Vincent Perez ( <em>Riviera), </em>Tim McInnery ( <em>Game of Thrones</em>), Phoebe Fox ( <em>The Hollow Crown</em>) and Himesh…
"When I first met Ruth, she said, 'You speak the Queen's English and I'm a girl from Brooklyn. How is that going to work?'" Felicity Jones says about playing Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
“The Theory of Everything” stars eyeing true story of balloon pilot Amelia Wren, who, in 1862, embarked on an extraordinary journey to discover the secrets of the heavens
Mimi Leder directing from Daniel Stiepleman’s script, which was named to the 2014 Black List and detailed numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights
'Call Me by Your Name' helmer Luca Guadagnino is attached to direct the project from Kristina Lauren Anderson.
There comes a time when every celebrity needs a reinvention — even if that celebrity is 75-year-old physicist Stephen Hawking. In a comedy sketch for the charity fundraiser Red Nose Day (watch it above), world-famous scientist Hawking, who lost his voice to ALS 30 years ago and speaks through a computer system, announces that he’s ready for a change. An impressive lineup of celebrities compete to be Hawking’s “new voice,” each trying to convince him of his or her qualifications. ...
A getaway driver finds himself fleeing his own employer after a heist goes wrong in this Friday’s Collide, an adrenalized action film starring Nicholas Hoult as the wheelman on the run from his oh-so-bad criminal boss (Anthony Hopkins). Set across Germany’s high-speed Autobahn highway, director Eran Creevy’s film will also star Ben Kingsley as a rival mob bigwig and Felicity Jones as Hoult’s girlfriend. In a clip from the film debuting exclusively at Yahoo Movies (watch it above), you can get a first glimpse at Hoult’s attempted courtship of his would-be paramour. In the clip, Hoult’s Casey Stein tries to woo Jones’ Juliette Marne at a pub, where he confesses to have previously seen Stein.
Females made up 29% of protagonists in the 100 highest-grossing films of 2016, according to a new study by the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University.
It was visual effects ace John Knoll who first pitched the idea for the standalone Star Wars hit Rogue One to Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy. “I wanted a really strong, smart, and active female character as the lead of this movie,” Knoll, chief creative officer of Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic effects house, told Yahoo Movies.
Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Felicity Jones was, by far, the highest-paid cast member of the stand-alone 'Star Wars' film, coming off her best actress nomination for "The Theory of Everything"
Ellen Ripley, the intergalactic explorer played by Sigourney Weaver in four Alien movies, has long been considered one of the greatest — if not the greatest — action heroines of all time. Both DC (Wonder Woman) and Marvel (Captain Marvel) have hotly anticipated standalone female superhero movies on the horizon, and with this week’s release of Rogue One, the past two Star Wars movies have featured a woman in the lead (after last year’s Force Awakens). “The tide is turning, but hasn’t it been a long time coming?” Weaver asked Yahoo Movies at the New York press day for her latest film, the tearjerking YA adaptation A Monster Calls.
'Godzilla' director Gareth Edwards makes the first 'Star Wars' movie targeted directly at adult fans of the original, a gritty war movie with few kid-friendly ingredients
It’s easy to imagine that the only thing as cool as being in a Star Wars film is getting your own Star Wars action figures. Thus, when we sat down with the cast of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, we made sure to ask what they thought of their toy likenesses. In our exclusive new video (watch it above), Riz Ahmed gives Alan Tudyk a lesson on the proper way to handle action figures when you’re playing “fighty-fight” — the British term for playing with toys, apparently?
Felicity Jones was on Ellen and chatted about that movie everyone’s chatting about, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Jones plays Jyn Erso, whom the Rebellion picks as its leader on the covert mission to steal the plans to the Death Star. Of course, Jones is a trained, Oscar-nominated actress, so one would expect she wouldn’t have trouble slipping into the role.