John Hurt News

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Honor John Hurt, Stacy Keach & Diana Rigg at 2014 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) has selected John Hurt, Stacy Keach and Dame Diana Rigg as the 2014 recipients of The William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award), which recognizes artists who have made significant contributions to classical theatre in America. The Beech Street Foundation will be awarded the Sidney Harman Award for Philanthropy in the Arts. The awards will be presented at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala on Sunday, October 5, 2014, hosted by STC at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) and the National Building Museum (440 G Street NW). (more...)

by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 10, 2014

A collection of two of the most acclaimed Shakespeare performances in recent memory is now available to order featuring master thespian and Bard interpreter Laurence Olivier titled SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER'S SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Rock Turns into a Grecian Superhero in HERCULES
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 27, 2014

Hercules, as the story goes, is the half-mortal son of Zeus, King of the Gods… or is he? The new “Hercules” movie out this week, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as the most famous of Greek God offspring, asks the audience to question everything that they know about this millennia-old myth. The film's script asks us to wonder if Hercules is truly a demi-god or just a mercenary with good PR. But the film's look and feel presents us with a less philosophical version of the same question, is he more Superman or Batman? (more...)

The Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Starring Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE opens at the Young Vic on Monday, July 28, with previews from tonight, July 23 and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014. Gillian Anderson is Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster is Stanley and Vanessa Kirby is Stella in Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece. (more...)

National Theatre Live Will Broadcast Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE with Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster & More this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Celebrating its 5th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of the Young Vic / Joshua Andrews co-production of Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and Vanessa Kirby in Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, directed by Benedict Andrews. It will be broadcast live from London's Young Vic Theatre on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. (more...)

VIDEO: DOCTOR WHO's 50th Anniversary Special Gets Lego Treatment
by - Jul 16, 2014

Below, check out scenes from the DOCTOR WHO 50th Anniversary special recreated through Lego stop-motion! (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents SNOWDON: A LIFE IN VIEW, 9/26-1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Snowdon has given 130 original prints of some of his most iconic photographs to the National Portrait Gallery, London, one of its largest gifts, it was announced today. Several of them will be shown at the gallery for the first time in an important display this autumn. (more...)

Filming Begins on New 3D Action Adventure TARZAN, Starring Alexander Skarsgård
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' new Tarzan 3D action adventure (more...)

Stephen Fry to Introduce John Hurt at Holt Festival Charity Performance of WHITE RABBIT, RED RABBIT, July 25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Holt Festival has announced that Stephen Fry will be introducing John Hurt's charity performance of Iranian play White Rabbit, Red Rabbit on Friday 25 July. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Dwayne Johnson in New Motion Poster for HERCULES
by - Jul 02, 2014

Paramount Pictures has released an all new motion poster for the upcoming action adventure HERCULES. Directed by Brett Ratner, the film hits theaters on July 25th. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: New TV Spot for HERCULES, Starring Dwayne Johnson
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Below, check out a new TV spot for the upcoming mythological adventure epic HERCULES, starring Dwayne Johnson! The film hits theaters on July 25th. (more...)

The Academy to Screen Festival Favorite SNOWPIERCER
by Movies News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues its series spotlighting film festival standouts with a screening of “Snowpiercer” on Friday, June 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bing Theater on the LACMA campus. (more...)

HERCULES Storms Into IMAX Theaters & Select International Markets on 7/25
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Hercules, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX 3D format and released by Paramount Pictures and MGM in IMAX theatres worldwide starting July 25. (more...)

SNOWPIERCER Screening Among Film Society of Lincoln Center Upcoming Highlights
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER have announced upcoming highlights (more...)

Photo Flash: Terry Gilliam's BENVENUTO CELLINI Opens at English National Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

One of the most hotly-anticipated arts events of 2014, Terry Gilliam's production of Benvenuto Cellini for English National Opera opened at the London Coliseum last night. (more...)

First Look - Chris Evans Featured in New Poster Art for Thriller SNOWPIERCER
by Movies News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

New poster art for Bong Joon-Ho's SNOWPIERCER has been revealed. The thriller hits theaters in limited release on June 27th. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Full-Length Trailer for New FX Drama THE STRAIN
by TV News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

FX has released a full-length trailer for their highly anticipated drama series THE STRAIN, from Academy Award nominated Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro, author Chuck Hogan and writer/producer Carlton Cuse. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Dwayne Johnson in New HERCULES Poster & Trailer!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Below, check out the brand new trailer and poster for the upcoming mythological adventure epic HERCULES starring Dwayne Johnson! The film hits theaters on July 25th. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Domestic Trailer for Thriller SNOWPIERCER
by - May 29, 2014

A new domestic trailer for Bong Joon-Ho's SNOWPIERCER has been shared online. The film hits theaters in limited release on June 27th. Get a first look below! (more...)

The CW Sets Season Finale Dates & Kicks Off Event Series LABYRINTH
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The CW today announced the broadcast television premiere of the four-hour event miniseries LABYRINTH, airing across two consecutive nights on Thursday, May 22 (8:00-10:00pm ET) and concluding Today, May 23 (8:00-10:00pm ET). (more...)

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