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Brian De Palma To Receive Career Honour At Venice Film Festival

The Scarface moviemaker will receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2015 Award, which recognises directors who have made an outstanding contribution to cinema. The prize presentation on 9 September (15) will...

'Passion' Reviews: Brian De Palma, Is That Really You?

Brian De Palma, a man once considered the finest director on the planet having helmed The Untouchables and Scarface, returns this week with Passion - a thriller based on the 2010 French movie Love Crime....

David Yates To Direct Scarface Remake?

David Yates is set to direct a 'Scarface' remake.The 'Harry Potter' director - who helmed the final four instalments in the hugely successful wizarding franchise - is in final negotiations with movie studio Universal to...

Chloe Grace Moretz Determined To Play Carrie

Chloe Grace Moretz knew she had to star in 'Carrie'.The actress takes on the iconic titular role in the upcoming remake of Brian De Palma's classic 1976 horror film, and says she couldn't imagine anyone...

Julianne Moore: Carrie Character Is Terrifying

Julianne Moore says her character in 'Carrie' is ''terrifying''.The Oscar-nominated actress tackles the role of Margaret White - the titular telekinetic teenager's God-fearing mother - in the remake of the classic horror film and says...

Chloe Grace Moretz 'Too Pretty' For Carrie

Chloe Grace Moretz was ''too pretty'' to play Carrie.The young actress will play the iconic character in the remake of Brian De Palma's 1976 film 'Carrie' - based on Stephen King's horror novel - but...

Al Pacino And Brian De Palma To Resurrect Scarface Partnership For Joe Paterno Film Happy Valley

In intriguing news, Al Pacino and Brian De Palma are to hook up again for the third time to appear in the film Happy Family, the film based on the real-life story of the late...

Al Pacino And Brian De Palma To Reunite

Al Pacino is set to reunite with Brian De Palma on 'Happy Valley'.The veteran actor will once again team with his 'Scarface' director for the true story picture about Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno,...

Rachel Weisz To Star In Maps To The Stars?

Rachel Weisz is in line to appear in 'Maps to the Stars'.The 'Definitely, Maybe' actress is reportedly in discussions to star in David Cronenberg's follow-up film to his popular feature 'Cosmopolis', which starred Robert Pattinson,...

Carrie Remake Teaser Trailer: Will Fans Of The Original Be Converted?

A teaser trailer for the Carrie remake was unveiled at New York’s Comic Con last weekend and has now made its way online. Starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore, the re-visioning of the 1976...

Brian De Palma Movie 'Passion' Is A "Sexy Murder Mystery"

It's 20 years since Brian De Palma made a foray into the world of the thriller movie. He returns to the genre with Passion, starring Rachel Mcadams and Noomi Rapace. The movie premiered at the...

Bob Hoskins, 72, Retires From 'Acting Lark' After Diagnosis

Bob Hoskins , one of the best loved British actors of recent times, has announced his retirement after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The cockney-accented star, who often played the menacing hard man, said...

Heavyweights Brian De Palma And Terrence Malick To Compete At Venice

Movie legends Brian De Palma and Terrence Malick are set to compete for the Golden Lion at the upcoming Venice Film Festival in Italy.The revered filmmakers' latest movies will be among the 18 in competition...

Chloe Moretz: Carrie Will 'Mess With Your Mind'

Chloe Moretz says the 'Carrie' remake will ''mess with your mind''. The 'Kick-Ass' actress compares the forthcoming remake of the 1976 horror film to 2010 thriller 'Black Swan' - which stars Mila Kunis and Natalie...

Chloe Moretz: Carrie Will Be Dark And Psychological

Chloe Moretz says the 'Carrie' remake will be ''darker and more psychological'' than the original. The 'Kick-Ass' actress has signed up to play the titular role - a bullied schoolgirl who discovers she has psychic...

Julianne Moore To Star In Carrie

Julianne Moore is to join the cast of the 'Carrie' remake.'Kick-Ass' actress Chloe Moretz is already on board to portray the titular lead character - a bullied schoolgirl who discovers she has psychic powers and...

Moore In Talks To Play Carrie's Mum

Julianne Moore is in talks to play Carrie's mother in the upcoming remake of Brian De Palma's classic horror thriller.Chloe Grace Moretz will play the titular character, originally portrayed by Sissy Spacek in the 1976...

Chloe Moretz Cast As 'Carrie' In Horror Remake

The young actress Chloe Moretz has been confirmed to play the title role in a remake of the classic horror film Carrie, the UK Press Association reports today. The 15 year-old star of Kick Ass...

Rachel Mcadams To Star In Passion?

Rachel McAdams is in talks to star in 'Passion'. The 33-year-old actress may be starring alongside her fellow 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' beauty Noomi Rapace in the project, a remake of the French...

New Scarface Movie In Development

A new 'Scarface' movie is being developed. Universal Pictures has been meeting with writers to prepare a script for the project, first released in 1932 before the 1983 version starring Al Pacino as gangster Tony...

Classic Films To Debut On Hulu Plus

Some of the greatest films ever produced will now become available for streaming on Hulu Plus, the $7.99-per-month subscription service launched last year by Hulu, the company owned jointly by Disney/ABC, Comcast/NBC Universal, News Corp./Fox,...

Sean Connery Vows Never To Act Again

SEAN CONNERY, who turns 80 today, has said that his acting days are over. The James Bond actor and star of 'The Untouchables' told Scotland's Daily Record, "I don't think I'll ever act again. I...

Actor Sinise Clashes With Director De Palma On Iraq

Actor Gary Sinise has accused Brian De Palma, who directed him in Mission to Mars and Snake Eyes , of pursuing a political agenda with De Palma's award-winning 2007 drama Redacted , based on the...

De Palma Cancels Master Class

Acclaimed filmmaker BRIAN DE PALMA was forced to cancel a master class he was to teach after undergoing emergency dental surgery. The Carrie director was scheduled to appear at the World Film Festival in Montreal,...

De Palma Defends Damsels In Distress

Director BRIAN DE PALMA has hit back at critics who deem his habit of casting women in victim roles degrading, insisting it's harder for audiences to sympathise with men in distress. During the 1980s, the...

De Palma: 'Easy Rider Gave Me A Career'

Director BRIAN DE PALMA has credited cult classic EASY RIDER with paving the way for maverick movie-makers like himself, STEVEN SPIELBERG and MARTIN SCORSESE to revitalise an ailing Hollywood film industry. The Scarface director admits...

De Palma Blasts U.s. Government Over Iraq War Cover-up

Director BRIAN DE PALMA has attacked the U.S. government and the media for fooling the American public into believing the Iraq war has the full support of the armed forces fighting there. The movie-maker -...

De Palma's Movie Censored Over Lawsuit Fears

Director BRIAN DE PALMA's montage of Iraq war casualties was censored in new movie REDACTED on the insistence of insurance companies, who feared relatives of the victims would sue the movie-makers. The veteran director's anti-war...

Redacted To Confront Protests

Director Brian De Palma's latest film Redacted is scheduled to open tomorrow (Friday) in limited release as theater owners brace for possible protests. The film, inspired by the case of the rape and murder of...

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