Viggo Mortensen News

Tony Winner Frank Langella to Join Cast of CAPTAIN FANTASTIC
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Tony Award winner Frank Langella will star alongside Viggo Mortensen In the Matt Ross-directed drama CAPTAIN FANTASTIC. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Director Lisandro Alonso as 2014 Filmmaker in Residence
by Movies News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre announced the selection of award-winning Argentine filmmaker Lisandro Alonso as their 2014 Filmmaker in Residence (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Kirsten Dunst Stars in New Thriller THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY
by - Jun 19, 2014

Below, check out the trailer for THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY, hitting theaters on September 26th, 2014. The thriller stars Vigo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst. (more...)

Sharr White's ANNAPURNA Continues CTC's 25th Anniversary Season, 7/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Chester Theatre Company will continue its 25th Anniversary Season with Sharr White's ANNAPURNA. The production, which runs from July 10th through July 20th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA, will feature CTC newcomers: Westfield-native Michelle Joyner, Daniel Riordan and director Robert Egan. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company to Present ANNAPURNA, 7/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Chester Theatre Company will continue its 25th Anniversary Season with Sharr White's ANNAPURNA. The production, which runs from July 10th through July 20th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA, will feature CTC newcomers: Westfield-native Michelle Joyner, Daniel Riordan and director Robert Egan. (more...)

San Jose Repertory Theatre to Present LANDSCAPE WITH WEAPON, 6/19-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

San Jose Repertory Theatre presents, Landscape with Weapon, the American premiere of British playwright Joe Penhall's provocative collision of morality and intellectual property rights. This riveting examination of one man's private anguish and moral dilemma is a sobering look at the world of warfare, geopolitics and the impact of technology on individual choices and collective values. The show runs June 19 through July 13, and is directed by Rick Lombardo, San Jose Rep's Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Bay Street Theatre presents the World Premiere of CONVICTION (Today, May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/19/14 - Obies, LuPone in CRADLE WILL ROCK, MTC Gala & More!
by Jessica Showers - May 19, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Tonight is this year's Obie Awards ceremony, Patti LuPone returns to the stage for THE CRADLE WILL ROCK and Manhattan Theatre Club's starry spring gala will be in full swing! (more...)

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Bay Street Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of CONVICTION (May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Exclusive Photo Coverage of the CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS
by Alan Henry - Mar 10, 2014

The Canadian Screen Awards honour outstanding achievement in the Canadian television, film and digital media industries and are administered by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Each year, the awards bring together, over the course of several award galas, more than 3000 craftspeople, producers, and decision-makers from across Canada to honour, celebrate and promote the talent and accomplishments of the Canadian film industry. (more...)

New Theatre Company The Phoenix to Present BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

The Phoenix, the new theatre company founded by long-time PICT artistic director and founder Andrew Paul and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre founder and former director of theatre initiatives at the August Wilson Center, Mark Clayton Southers, will debut with a four week run of Joe Penhall's provocative, caustically funny, Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange. The production will star acclaimed actors David Whalen, Sam Tsoutsouvas, and newcomer Rico Parker, with direction by Andrew Paul and scenic design by Mark Clayton Southers. Blue/Orange, sponsored by founding Phoenix Board Member and noted arts philanthropist Richard E. Rauh, plays November 1-23, 2013 at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. (more...)

New Theatre Company The Phoenix Presents BLUE/ORANGE, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The Phoenix, the New Theatre Company founded by long-time PICT artistic director and founder Andrew Paul and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre founder and former director of theatre initiatives at the August Wilson Center, Mark Clayton Southers, will debut with a four week run of Joe Penhall's provocative, caustically funny, Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange. The production will star acclaimed actors David Whalen, Sam Tsoutsouvas, and newcomer Rico Parker, with direction by Andrew Paul and scenic design by Mark Clayton Southers. Blue/Orange, sponsored by founding Phoenix Board Member and noted arts philanthropist Richard E. Rauh, plays tonight, November 1-23, 2013 at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. (more...)

New Theatre Company The Phoenix to Present BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

The Phoenix, the new theatre company founded by long-time PICT artistic director and founder Andrew Paul and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre founder and former director of theatre initiatives at the August Wilson Center, Mark Clayton Southers, will debut with a four week run of Joe Penhall's provocative, caustically funny, Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange. The production will star acclaimed actors David Whalen, Sam Tsoutsouvas, and newcomer Rico Parker, with direction by Andrew Paul and scenic design by Mark Clayton Southers. Blue/Orange, sponsored by founding Phoenix Board Member and noted arts philanthropist Richard E. Rauh, plays November 1-23, 2013 at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. (more...)

NBC Names Kahli Small SVP, Drama Development
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

NBC has named veteran film executive Kahli Small to the position of Senior Vice President, Drama Development, it was announced today by Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment. (more...)

Principal Production on THE GUNMAN Starring Sean Penn Begins
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Silver Pictures and Studiocanal announce the start of principal photography of the international action thriller THE GUNMAN. Starring Sean Penn, the project unites the two time Academy Award winning actor with an extraordinary, unconventional ensemble cast including Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance and Jasmine Trinca. Directed by acclaimed French helmer Pierre Morel, the compelling script is written by Peter Travis and is based on the novel The Prone Gunman by Jean-Patrick Manchette. Joel Silver and Andrew Rona are producing through Silver Pictures, with Sean Penn. The film is fully financed by Studiocanal who handles worldwide sales and will distribute it in its four territories. It is the second collaboration this year between Silver Pictures and Studiocanal after NON-STOP. THE GUNMAN will shoot mainly in Barcelona, Spain and London. (more...)

Ron Collins and David Skover's MANIA Chronicles Cultural Revolution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2013

From the highly acclaimed authors of The Trials of Lenny Bruce, Ron Collins and David Skover's Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution (Top Five Books; 3/1/2013; $26.00) tells the mad, manic, drug-and-sex-fueled story of the writers and artists who shaped the cultural revolution that followed-Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and the others in their circle who rebelled against every norm society had to offer. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day 12/5 - THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS
by Movies News Desk - Dec 05, 2012

Released in limited theaters on December 5, 2002, THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS is the second installment in Peter Jackson's fantasy adventure film trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Set in Middle-earth, the story picks up with Frodo (Elijah Wood) and Sam (Sean Astin) trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli (John Rhys-Davies), Legolas (Orlando Bloom) and Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen) search for the orc-captured Merry (Dominic Monaghan) and Pippin (Billy Boyd). All along, nefarious wizard Saruman (Christopher Lee) awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day 12/4 - Gus van Sant's PSYCHO Remake is Released
by Movies News Desk - Dec 04, 2012

On December 4, 1998, Gus van Sant's shot-for-shot remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 classic horror film PSYCHO was released in theaters. The film has gone down in history as one of the most 'pointless' remakes, according to the great film critic Roger Ebert. (more...)

Working Title Co-Chairmen to Receive David O. Selznick Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce that Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, co-chairmen of Working Title Films, will receive the 2013 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures. The award recognizes a producer's, or a producing team's, outstanding body of work and is the PGA's highest honor for motion picture producers. (more...)

Rogue Machine Presents THREE VIEWS OF THE SAME OBJECT West Coast Premiere, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

Winning the prestigious Woodward/Newman Award for best play, while being developed at Rogue Machine for their 2012 season, brought with it a fully funded production mounted at the Bloomington Play Project in Indiana. It turned out to be one of their most successful projects to date. A Holland New Voices Award came shortly afterwards, and now playwright Henry Murray is ready for its close-up at Rogue Machine, known for staging new works. This will be a West Coast Premiere in one of the country's most vibrant cities for new plays, Los Angeles, opening September 15, 2012. (more...)

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