Starring Ethan Hawke, the series represents the highest profile screen project on Brown and his legendary acts of rebellion. Continue here
The Brooklyn Expo Center was looking anything but conventional on Wednesday night as the BAM Gala 2019 and event partner Rag & Bone transformed the space into an ’80s-inspired arcade scattered with acrylic neon blue light boxes. Overhead, a giant disco ball sent its glittering reflections around the room and cast a blue glow over the crowd who appeared like characters out of James Cameron’s Avatar—it was an otherworldly scene. Continue here
Albert Hughes is stepping into the director’s chair of the upcoming Showtime limited series “The Good Lord Bird,” Variety has learned exclusively. Hughes takes over directing multiple episodes of the series from Anthony Hemingway, who departed the project due to scheduling conflicts. Hughes, who will also executive produce the series, will make his television directing debut on “The Good Lord Bird.” Continue here
Ethan Hawke and Alessandro Nivola are teaming up in “Satan Is Real,” the story of the Louvin brothers. The real-life best friends will portray Charlie and Ira Louvin, influential country musicians whose relationship is forged by love, hate, jealousy, and alcohol. Continue here
Ethan Hawke has signed on to direct a feature iteration of the 1953 Tennessee Williams play Camino Real, after having previously starred Kilroy in the stage production at the Williamstown Theater Festival in 1999. Passage Pictures is on board to produce the pic, which was co-written by Hawke and writer-composer Shelby Gaines. Continue here
The cast and producers gathered for a talkback after a screening of the 1994 film, which marked Stiller’s directorial debut.
“I have so many emotional feelings right now,” Ben Stiller said Saturday afternoon at the 25th anniversary screening of Reality Bites at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film marked Stiller’s directorial debut and skyrocketed Ethan Hawke’s career, and Stiller reunited with Hawke, as well as the film’s stars Winona Ryder and Janeane Garofalo, screenwriter Helen Childress and producers Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher for a talkback after the screening. “It feels like an embarrassing home movie for all of us,” Sher said.
The recent Broadway star discusses his relationship with the late playwright and reveals his true feelings about the Tony Awards. Read More here
From first love to first heartbreak, and everything in-between.
This is one of the few films where you actually get to see the star grow up before your eyes; Richard Linklater filmed with actor Ellar Coltrane over a period of 12 years, a little at a time, and you can watch him go from little kid to young adult on screen.
Reality Bites (1994)
It’s Generation X’s document of coming-of-age, selling out (or not selling out), and slouching into adulthood — all to an extremely ’90s soundtrack (cute the Lisa Loeb). Pull your flannel out of the closet and give it a whirl.
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Logan Marshall-Green talks about his directorial debut and working with his dream lead in Ethan Hawke. Read More here