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‘The Spaceman of Bohemia’ Will Unite the Director of ‘Chernobyl’ With Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is heading to space in his next Netflix movie. But despite its somewhat goofy title, The Spaceman of Bohemia will not be a comedy like Hubie Halloween, Murder Mystery, or The Ridiculous 6. Instead, it’s a drama that’s being directed by Johan Renck, the filmmaker behind HBO’s excellent, ultra-serious limited series Chernobyl. Talk […]

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Hildur Guonadottir, Nicholas Britell Win Top Honors at World Soundtrack Awards

Hildur Guðnadóttir and Nicholas Britell took top honors at the 20th World Soundtrack Awards on Saturday during the Ghent Film Festival.Iceland-born, Berlin-based Guðnadóttir was named Film Composer of the Year for her Oscar-winning score for “Joker.” She won last year’s TV Composer of the Year for her Emmy-winning score for the HBO series “Chernobyl.”American composer […]

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‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci Takes Donald Trump to Task, Compares Him to Doctor Manhattan

Donald Trump isn’t an omnipotent being with superpowers, and he definitely wasn’t portrayed by Emmy winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in a critically acclaimed HBO series, but there are still similarities to be found between the current president and “Watchmen’s” Doctor Manhattan — if your mind is as creative and clever as “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci’s.In […]

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Johan Renck to Direct ‘The Last of Us’ Pilot for HBO After ‘Chernobyl’ Success

Johan Renck’s acclaimed directorial work on HBO’s “Chernobyl” won him an Emmy last year. Now, Renck is planning on bringing his talents to “The Last of Us,” HBO’s highly-anticipated television adaptation of the hit video game.Renck revealed that he will direct “The Last of Us” pilot in an interview with Discussing Film that was published […]

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Diego Luna Says Watching ‘Chernobyl’ in Quarantine Was a Big Mistake

HBO’s harrowing 2019 miniseries “Chernobyl,” about the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, doesn’t make for ideal quarantine viewing material. Actor Diego Luna said he learned that the hard way during a recent Instagram live chat with IndieWire’s Eric Kohn, which touched on everything from Luna’s acclaimed run on Netflix’s popular “Narcos” series and the […]

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Eli Roth to Direct ‘Borderlands’ Movie Based on Video Game Series at Lionsgate

Eli Roth is set to direct a movie based on the popular video game trilogy “Borderlands” from Gearbox Software and publisher 2K that will be set up at Lionsgate, the studio’s motion picture group president Nathan Kahane and president of motion picture production Erin Westerman announced Thursday.“Borderlands,” which was first announced as a movie as […]

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Hildur Guðnadóttir Wraps Up Her Sweep of an Entire Season’s Worth of Scoring Awards

Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir’s Sunday night Oscar win completed her clean sweep of top show-biz awards over the past five months.The Icelandic-born, Berlin-based cellist-composer won for her dark and disturbing “Joker” score. She also won the BAFTA on Feb. 2, the Critics Choice award on Jan. 12, the inaugural Society of Composers & Lyricists award Jan. […]

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