Ridley Scott News

Symphonic Rock 10th Anniversary, Michael Bolton, STAR TREK Concerts and More Set for Royal Albert Hall, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Royal Albert Hall has announced its May 2014 listings. Details below! (more...)

CMT & Award-Winning Filmmakers Partner on New Documentaries
by TV News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

CMT is making good on its promise to create a News & Docs division with an impressive slate of inaugural projects in development from critically acclaimed and award-winning producers including Ridley Scott and Morgan Spurlock, among others. (more...)

Brian Percival to Helm AMC's GALYNTINE Pilot, David Mackenzie on KNIFEMAN
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

AMC announced today that it has hired directors for its “Knifeman” and “Galyntine” pilots, both of which will be produced by AMC Studios in 2014 for consideration for series for 2015. (more...)

Works by Halley Feiffer, Kate Gersten & More Set for F*It Club's THE SPRING FLING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the brand new Sheen Center in lower Manhattan with The Spring Fling: First Love, six new short plays by Halley Feiffer (How to Make Friends and Then Kill Them), Kate Gersten (Benefit of the Doubt), Jason Grote (Mad Men, Smash, Hannibal, 1001), Mark Sitko (Rocky Philly, Tube), Tommy Smith (White Hot, Pigeon), and Lauren Yee (The Hatmaker's Wife). Performances will be Thursday, May 1st through Sunday, May 11th with Wednesday through Saturday night performances at 8pm and Sunday matinees at 2p. Tickets are $18 and available at ovationtx.com and at the door. (more...)

VIDEO: Keith Carradine Guest Stars on Tonight's NCIS on CBS
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Academy Award winner Keith Carradine guest stars as '80s rocker Manheim Gold. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

Conductor Andrew Megill to Lead Manhattan Choral Ensemble in REQUIEM IN STONE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

The Manhattan Choral Ensemble (MCE) will present an imaginative program titled Requiem in Stone under the baton of guest conductor Andrew Megill. The concert will include early Baroque masterworks by Heinrich Sch'tz and Johann Hermann Schein and a new piece commissioned by the MCE from Caleb Burhans'works that render the subjects of spirituality, grief and death in exquisite detail. (more...)

Idris Elba to Voice Shere Khan in Disney's Live Action 'JUNGLE BOOK' Adaptation
by Movies News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The film, directed by Jon Favreau, is based on the Kipling classic, which follows an orphaned boy who was raised by wolves and other animals. The animals act as protectors for the boy from the evil tiger Shere Khan (Elba). (more...)

Acorn Announces 2 New BBC1 Dramas for Agatha Christie's 125th Celebration Year
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Acorn Productions Ltd today (Friday 28 February) announces that BBC1 has commissioned two significant new drama adaptations to bring Agatha Christie masterpieces to a new generation. (more...)

Conductor Andrew Megill to Lead Manhattan Choral Ensemble in REQUIEM IN STONE, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The Manhattan Choral Ensemble (MCE) will present an imaginative program titled Requiem in Stone under the baton of guest conductor Andrew Megill. The concert will include early Baroque masterworks by Heinrich Sch'tz and Johann Hermann Schein and a new piece commissioned by the MCE from Caleb Burhans'works that render the subjects of spirituality, grief and death in exquisite detail. (more...)

Leonardo DiCaprio Lost Out on MOULIN ROUGE Due to His 'Atrocious' Singing Voice
by Movies News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

In a new interview with Variety, the WOLF OF WALL STREET star confessed he initially met with Baz Luhrmann about taking on the part of 'Christian' in the 2001 movie musical MOULIN ROUGE. (more...)

Hallie Foote, Khaled Nabawy to Join Ron Rifkin, Richard Thomas in Arena Stage's CAMP DAVID
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world-premiere historical drama Camp David, penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright and directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith. Based on true events surrounding the 1978 Camp David Accords, the play follows the 13-day meeting between President Jimmy Carter, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat as they attempted to create the impossible: peace in the Middle East. The production features Tony Award nominee Hallie Foote (Broadway's Dividing the Estate) as Rosalynn Carter, Egyptian actor and activist Khaled Nabawy (Kingdom of Heaven, Fair Game) as Anwar Sadat, Tony Award winner Ron Rifkin (Alias, Broadway's Cabaret) as Menachem Begin and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas (The Waltons) as President Jimmy Carter. Camp David runs March 21-May 4, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Angel Light Pictures to Produce Documentary THE APPRENTICESHIP OF TED KOTCHEFF
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Angel Light Pictures announced today that they will produce THE APPRENTICESHIP OF TED KOTCHEFF, a documentary about the life of Ted Kotcheff (William T. Kotcheff). The film will track the cinematic journey of the legendary Canadian film and television director, by Antonio Saillant in his debut as a director (Heterosexual, The Ascension). (more...)

Angel Light to Produce THE APPRENTICESHIP OF TED KOTCHEFF
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Angel Light Pictures announced today that they will produce THE APPRENTICESHIP OF TED KOTCHEFF, a documentary about the life of Ted Kotcheff (William T. Kotcheff). (more...)

World Premiere of FIREMEN Opens Echo Theater's 2014 Season at Atwater Village Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2014

A different kind of love story opens The Echo Theater Company's 2014 season in its new home at Atwater Village Theatre. Chris Fields directs the world premiere of Firemen by Tommy Smith, opening tonight, Feb. 8. (more...)

Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize Awarded to I Origins at 2014 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced I Origins as the winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, as well as the recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Lab Fellowship, which is presented through the Institute's Feature Film Program. (more...)

Discovery Channel to Air 'Klondike-Themed' Episode of THE DIRT, Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

A special Klondike-themed episode of the Discovery Channel's THE DIRT will explore the connection between the 19th century Klondike gold rush and those of modern day gold miners and their crews who still seek glory and fortune in and out of the Klondike. (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE, GRAVITY Tie at 2014 Producers Guild Awards; Full List of Winners Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Last night, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year's winning motion picture and television productions at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

BREAKING BAD, COLBERT Among Winners of 2014 Producers Guild Awards; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Last night, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year's winning motion picture and television productions at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

Up Next: Idris Elba Wants to Star in West End Musical!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

According to the New York Post, Idris Elba, who starred in Off-Broadway's Troilus & Cressida in 2001, hopes to return to the stage following his hit film, 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.' (more...)

Tracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jurors
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Sundance Institute welcomes the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, today, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

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