‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Sequel Loses Director Variety – Music

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Fredrik Bond has stepped away from directing “Olympus Has Fallen” sequel over creative differences, sources confirm. The Millenium Films actioner, titled “London Has Fallen,” was scheduled to begin shooting next month in England. Bond previously directed Shia LaBeouf’s “Charlie Countryman” and had just come on to the project in August. ….Read More Via: VARIETY – Read more

Oscar Race: Colombia Taps ‘Mateo’ as Foreign-Language Entry Variety – Music

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Colombia’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected “Mateo,” the debut pic of NYU and La Femis-trained Colombian native Maria Gamboa, to represent the country in the foreign-language Oscar race. Youth drama trumped 18 other contenders, led by finalists “Tierra en la Lengua” by Ruben Mendoza and ….Read More Via: VARIETY – MUSIC

Rian Johnson Talks Up His Star Wars Experience So Far Empire Magazine

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‘It’s the most fun I’ve ever had writing…’ We were definitely enthusiastic when Looper and Breaking Bad director Rian Johnson was selected as an unexpected choice to craft Star Wars: Episode VIII and, most likely, Episode IX. And from the sounds of it, his experience ….Read More Via: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Big Eyes Trailer Arrives Empire Magazine

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Tim Burton chronicles a real-life art scandal Usually found hanging around strange characters or putting Johnny Depp in make-up and wigs, Tim Burton has made a very different sort of film for his latest, Big Eyes. Even Big Fish had touches of the fantastical, but this is a stylish, real-life tale. ….Read More Via: EMPIRE Read more