Two-time Oscar® and Golden Globe®-winner Hilary Swank has joined the cast of FX’s Trust – the limited series that tells the story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III.
Swank will play Getty’s tough, resourceful mother, Gail Getty.
Trust begins production in June – in London and Rome – for a January, 2018 premiere.
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The first season of FX’s anthology, Trust, will begin production in June for a January, 2018 premiere.
The ten-episode Simon Beaufoy scripted series/Danny Boyle directed limited series tells the story of the kidnapping of oil heir John Paul Getty III.
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It’s been 20 years since Trainspotting turned Danny Boyle into a star director and introduced his cast – Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle (above) – to the world.
Now it’s time to see if Spud, Renton, Sick Boy and Begbie even survived all those years of sex, drugs & rock & roll.
So never mind the bollocks and follow the jump for the first teaser for T2. T2 premieres on January 27, 2017 in the UK. US dates TBD.
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Steve Jobs is a strange duck of a film – a look at three pivotal moments of the Apple genius’ life in the hope that it will give a full picture of the man.
The three moments are the backstage events prior to three key launches of Jobs’ products: 1984’s Mackintosh, 1988’s NEXT computer and 1998’s iMac.
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The new Steve Jobs trailer has dropped. Directed by Danny Boyle, written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet, it looks at three iconic Apple product launches and the man behind them. Check it out after the jump.
Steve Jobs opens October 9th.
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It looks like we’re getting the warts-and-all Steve Jobs biopic that we didn’t get last time – courtesy of writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle.
Starring Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Kate Winselt and Jeff Daniels, Steve Jobs is a look behind the scenes at three iconic moments in Jobs’ career – and pivotal launches in Apple’s history.
Check out the trailer after the jump. Steve Jobs enters on October 9th.
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Danny Boyle has made films in a wide variety of genres. With Steve Jobs, he tackles biography with his usual sense of style and panache – and a cast that is close to sublime (Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Kate Winslet, Jeff Daneils). Check out the first trailer for Steve Jobs following the jump.
Steve Jobs will be in theaters on October 9th.
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SundanceTV continues its acquisition of quality scripted dramas with Babylon (Thursdays, 10/9C) – a workplace drama set in London’s Scotland Yard. Created by Danny Boyle and starring Brit Marlin and James Nesbitt, it deals with the pressures of police work at all levels – culminating in the top job – and the struggle to maintain the public’s sympathy and trust.
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Danny Boyle’s unsuccessful films are more interesting than most directors’ good ones. Trance – a genre-bending heist/psychological thriller hybrid – is not one of his unsuccessful movies.
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With “Awards Season” in full swing, we come to my favorite awards show to watch – The Golden Globes [the Globes’ new look featured, above]. Where else can you see an award winner rush from the little girls’ room to the stage, trailing a piece of toilet paper from her shoe [Christine Lahti, you are immortal because of this], or another award winner insist upon giving his award to the actor who inspired him to become an actor [the only award Jack Lemmon ever got that was voted for by a panel of one – and who knows how many other actors he inspired…?]. Thank you speeches that come from the heart or, on occasion, from a few too many drinks… The Golden Globes are fun because you get more moments from real people than all the other awards shows combined [excepting, possibly, The Spirit Awards]. Plus, the Globes honor movies and television – so there are twice as many opportunities for entertainment. So, here, after the jump, here are the nominees and my choices.
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