The filmmaker, who went to jail for his role in the Anthony Pellicano case, tells a judge that his new movie (‘Warbirds’) will star John Travolta and that he will be paid more than $1 million By Eriq Gardner Stick around a Wyoming bankruptcy court long enough and you’ll never know what you’ll hear — John Travolta signing up for a forthcoming Top Gun-type film, a lack of universal love for the acting chops of Arnold Schwarzenegger, and most especially, what in the world Die Hard director John McTiernan has been up to lately. Once the film world’s top gun himself for such blockbusters as The Hunt for Red October and Predator, McTiernan spent 10 months in a South Dakota prison cell after pleading guilty to lying to law enforcement officers investigating him for hiring private eye Anthony Pellicano to wiretap The Dark Knight producer Charles Roven, with whom McTiernan worked on the 2002 film Rollerball. First Interstate Bank wanted to foreclose on the ranch, but McTiernan and his wife then filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The official stats on Frozen are staggering: More than six months since the release of the animated avalanche, it’s surpassed $1.2 billion in worldwide box office, and become the fifth-highest-grossing movie ever.
What could make Quentin Tarantino dance the red carpet? Celebrating 20 years since the Cannes premiere of his breakthrough movie, Pulp Fiction. Tarantino, along with two of Pulp’s stars, Uma Thurman and John Travolta, were on hand for a special Cannes event and beach screening of the film, prompting Tarantino to do a shimmy straight out of Jack Rabbit Slim’s. At a press conference earlier in the day, Tarantino called the Palme d’Or he received for Pulp Fiction his greatest achievement.