By Monica Herrera | 03/03/2009 - 13:20
The good news keeps pouring in for Lin-Manuel Miranda. On the heels of leaving his Tony-winning hit, In the Heights, to focus on new projects, the musical theater savant has inked a development deal with Dreamworks Animation (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda) to help create animated musical films.
By Monica Herrera | 02/27/2009 - 10:10
Does Woody Allen have a thing for Spanish heartthrobs? The Hollywood Reporter says that the legendary director has handpicked Antonio Banderas to co-star in his next movie, an as-yet-untitled project that starts shooting in London this summer.
By Monica Herrera | 02/23/2009 - 10:34
While half of our Oscar fantasy came true last night thanks to Penelope Cruz's big win, we're still bummed that Javier Bardem was not there to witness his girlfriend's historic moment. What happened to the onstage embrace we were all dying to see?
By Monica Herrera | 02/18/2009 - 11:26
Gael Garcia Bernal's movies are typically received with open arms and worldwide acclaim, but this time? Not so much? The Mexican A-lister's latest independent film project, Mammoth, was loudly booed by attendees at the Berlin Film Festival, and it's being described as "Babel on tranquilizers," which is definitely not something we'd like to see.
By Monica Herrera | 02/13/2009 - 16:43
Now that a movie about the life of iconic Mexican funnyman Cantinflas is officially happening, it's time to start speculating about who will play the part!
By Monica Herrera | 02/11/2009 - 09:29
Even the most praise-lavished movies on the festival circuit can take a year or more to make it to the general public, and Sugar is no different. This touching indie film, about a young Dominican baseball player whose talent brings him to Major League baseball tryouts in the U.S., first popped up on our radar when it premiered to much hype at last year's Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for the fest's top honor, the Grand Jury Prize.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/10/2009 - 16:00
As we finalize the winners of the second annual Lazzies, where we celebrate the worst of Hollywood, we'd like you to please weigh in on a very important category. Vote now, and look for our complete list of Lazzie winners early next week!
By Monica Herrera | 02/06/2009 - 12:00
Someone's Hollywood stock just shot up big time. Camilla Belle, the Brazilian American actress best known for dating Joe Jonas and starring in the so-so action movie Push (out today), has just signed on to star alongside Peter O'Toole and Jonathan Rhys Myers in Mother, Mary of Christ, a film based on the New Testament.