Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Joe Wright News

 
 Photo
by - Sep 17, 2021

SILENT NIGHT Starring Keira Knightley to Acquired by AMC Photo SILENT NIGHT Starring Keira Knightley to Acquired by AMC
by Michael Major - Sep 10, 2021

All-Star Cast includes Matthew Goode, Roman Griffin Davis, Annabelle Wallis, Lily-Rose Depp, ŠĻĘŠĽćp√© D√¨r√≠s√Ļ, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Lucy Punch, Rufus Jones, and Trudie Styler.

Review Roundup: CYRANO Film Starring Peter Dinklage & Haley Bennett Photo Review Roundup: CYRANO Film Starring Peter Dinklage & Haley Bennett
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2021

Dinklage and Bennett are joined by Kelvin Harrison Jr., Bashir Salahuddin, and Ben Mendelsohn. The film features original music by The National's Aaron and Bryce Dressner and lyrics by Matt Berninger and Carin Besser.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. & Aaron Pierre Join Barry Jenkins' LION KING Prequel Photo Kelvin Harrison Jr. & Aaron Pierre Join Barry Jenkins' LION KING Prequel
by Michael Major - Aug 26, 2021

The prequel will follow Mufasa’s origin story, using the same animation technology as the 2019 blockbuster to further explore the backgrounds of the film's iconic characters. Pharrell was previously announced to contribute new music to the film.

An Always Up-to-Date Schedule of Musical Film Adaptations! Photo An Always Up-to-Date Schedule of Musical Film Adaptations!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 23, 2021

Get the latest news on upcoming film adaptations, the schedule of movie musicals in development or production, and more with our always up-to-date musical film adaptation schedule!

Bill Hader & Javon 'Wanna' Walton Join THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2 Photo Bill Hader & Javon 'Wanna' Walton Join THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 8, 2020

The sequel to MGM‚Äôs 2019 box-office smash hit,¬†The Addams Family¬†has rounded out its stellar voice cast with the additions of Bill Hader as all-new character ‚ÄúCyrus,‚ÄĚ and Javon ‚ÄúWanna‚ÄĚ Walton taking on the role of the youngest Addams sibling, ‚ÄúPugsley.‚ÄĚ

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Joins Peter Dinklage-Led CYRANO Musical Film Adaptation Photo Kelvin Harrison Jr. Joins Peter Dinklage-Led CYRANO Musical Film Adaptation
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 21, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage will lead MGM's Cyrano musical film adaptation, reprising a role he played off Broadway in 2019. Kelvin Harrison Jr. (The Photograph, Godfather of Harlem) has just joined the cast as Christian.

Keira Knightley Will Star in THE ESSEX SERPENT Photo Keira Knightley Will Star in THE ESSEX SERPENT
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 24, 2020

Deadline reports that Keira Knightley will star in an adaptation of 'The Essex Serpent' on Apple TV+. The actress also serves as executive producer on the project.

MGM Acquires CYRANO, Starring Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Brian Tyree Henry & Ben  Photo MGM Acquires CYRANO, Starring Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Brian Tyree Henry & Ben Mendelsohn
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 4, 2020

MGM has acquired Cyrano, a musical film adaptation. According to Deadline, Peter Dinklage will reprise title role that he played onstage at the Terris Theatre in 2018 and at the Daryl Roth Theatre in 2019. 

LipZinc Theatre Announces New Show: TALKING ICONS Photo LipZinc Theatre Announces New Show: TALKING ICONS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2020

LipZinc Theatre has announced their new production Talking Icons, written and directed by our Artistic Director Tzarini Meyler. The show will be streamed live on their Youtube channel in two parts on the 10th and 11th of June at 8pm GMT+1 (Irish Time).

BWW Interview: GOING DARK, Part 11 - Emily Pace and Taylor Ratliff Photo BWW Interview: GOING DARK, Part 11 - Emily Pace and Taylor Ratliff
by Adrienne Proctor - Mar 27, 2020

GOING DARK Part 11 features Emily J. Pace and Taylor Ratliff. In their own words, they explain the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their careers in the performing arts. The world is on hold, and with that, thousands of performers are out of work. These are the real stories behind COVID-19. This is GOING DARK.

BWW News: First Movie Trailer Drops for #1 New York Times Best Selling Novel WOMAN IN Photo BWW News: First Movie Trailer Drops for #1 New York Times Best Selling Novel WOMAN IN THE WINDOW
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Dec 21, 2019

Fans of thrillers that have jumped from page to screen such as Gillian Flynn's GONE GIRL and Paula Hawkins' GONE GIRL will be thrilled to add one more success story to their watch-list: THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn.

FLY THE FLAG Celebrates the 71st Anniversary Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Ri Photo FLY THE FLAG Celebrates the 71st Anniversary Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2019

Nearly 500 arts organisations, human rights charities, schools, colleges and universities came together in June to present events and activities across the UK; whilst international partners and individuals also flew Ai Weiwei's flag to mark the 70th anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights.

James Mangold to Receive Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award Photo James Mangold to Receive Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 25, 2019

Multi-hyphenate James Mangold will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 56th Annual CAS Awards on January 25th, at the Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown. 

Cara Delevingne Will Host New Practical Joke Series for Quibi Photo Cara Delevingne Will Host New Practical Joke Series for Quibi
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 5, 2019

Quibi has announced that Cara Delevingne will executive produce and host a new series for the short-form streaming platform to be produced by ITV America's Sirens Media.

The San Sebastian Film Festival to Honor Donald Sutherland Photo The San Sebastian Film Festival to Honor Donald Sutherland
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 26, 2019

The Canadian Donald Sutherland will be honoured with a Donostia Award recognising his more than fifty years of excellent performances. The actor, who has participated in almost 200 productions, will attend the 67th edition of the San Sebastian Festival on Thursday 26 September to receive the accolade prior to the screening in the Kursaal of The Burnt Orange Heresy, a thriller directed by Giuseppe Capotondi. The film, with a cast featuring Mick Jagger, Claes Bang and Elizabeth Debicki will close the coming edition of the Venice Festival.

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For AS YOU LIKE IT Photo Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For AS YOU LIKE IT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce the full cast for William Shakespeare's As You Like It, co-directed by Federay Holmes and Elle While, opening on Wednesday 7 August. The production returns to the Globe Theatre following a critically acclaimed run in summer 2018.

Ai Weiwei's New Flag Launches A Week Of Activity For Human Rights Photo Ai Weiwei's New Flag Launches A Week Of Activity For Human Rights
by Julie Musbach - Jun 24, 2019

In a unique collaboration, a wide-ranging group of arts organisations and human rights charities commissioned Ai Weiwei to design a new flag in response to the real and present dangers of a world changing at break-neck speed and a community that has forgotten why human rights are so important, to offer hope and to educate generations to come about the absolute importance of universal human rights. Everyone across the country is invited to Fly The Flag for Human Rights between 24 and 30 June 2019 in events around the UK, with over 150 organisations involved.

Full Programme Of Events Announced Around Ai Weiwei's New Flag For Human Rights Photo Full Programme Of Events Announced Around Ai Weiwei's New Flag For Human Rights
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2019

Today the full programme of events has been announced around Fly The Flag, a major new project marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and brand new images of Ai Weiwei with young people have been released.

The Trevor Project to Honor Cara Delevingne Photo The Trevor Project to Honor Cara Delevingne
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 25, 2019

Today, The Trevor Project announced that actress, musician, and style icon Cara Delevingne will be honored at the organization's TrevorLIVE New York gala with the Hero Award for her commitment to supporting The Trevor Project's mission to end suicide among LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning) young people. TrevorLIVE New York, the organization's annual star-studded signature fundraiser, will be held on Monday, June 17 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

 1       …