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Newport Beach Film Festival Honors to Include Ron Howard, Eddie Redmayne and Keke Palmer

The Newport Beach Film Festival has announced it’s 2022 Festival Honors, which includes Oscar winners Ron Howard and Eddie Redmayne and actors from Jonathan Majors and Patton Oswalt to Keke Palmer and Colson Baker (aka Machine Gun Kelly.) The artists will be honored at a brunch in conjunction with Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch taking […]

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Colin Farrell Had Panic Attacks While Filming Underwater Scenes for ‘Thirteen Lives’

“Thirteen Lives,” Ron Howard’s new film about the Tham Luang cave rescue, is the most elaborate attempt yet at giving the Hollywood treatment to one of the most dangerous rescue missions in recent memory. The production meticulously recreated the Tham Luang caves where twelve youth soccer players and their coach were trapped underwater. Apparently, they […]

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Viggo Mortensen And Colin Farrell Made Their Thirteen Lives’ Stunt Doubles Obsolete

There have been countless stories about actors doing their own stunts, whether it’s for a simple fight scene or anything Tom Cruise wants to do during the “Mission: Impossible” films. However, perhaps no other movie required stunts as potentially dangerous as “Thirteen Lives,” Ron Howard’s biopic of the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue mission in […]

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Going underground: inside Ron Howard’s explosive movie about the Thai cave rescue

Viggo Mortensen plays a heroic firefighter in new movie Thirteen Lives, based on the dramatic 2018 rescue of 12 boys and their coach in Thailand. But the film isn’t simply a white-saviour narrative, as its director explainsOne day, retired firefighter Rick Stanton got a phone call at his home in Coventry. It was Ron Howard. […]

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Why Ron Howard Wanted Thirteen Lives To Be A Narrative Film When A Documentary Already Told The True Story

Ron Howard is no stranger to making movies inspired by true events and real-life stories. His filmography is peppered with plenty of biopics and historical dramas, such as “Apollo 13,” “Cinderella Man,” and “Rush.” With “A Beautiful Mind,” Howard earned Oscars for directing and producing, and there’s also “Frost/Nixon,” which earned him a couple more nominations in the […]

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Thirteen Lives Trailer: Ron Howard Recreates The Thai Cave Rescue

Brace yourselves: the trailer for Ron Howard’s new film “Thirteen Lives” is here, and the filmmaker’s take on the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue looks like it’ll be an endlessly intense race against the clock. The film is a seemingly very true-to-life dramatization of the harrowing news story that captured the world’s attention, when twelve […]

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Ron Howard’s Thai Cave Rescue Movie, Thirteen Lives, Is Coming To Theaters And Streaming In August

At this point, it feels like there have already been 13 movies made about the 2018 Thai cave rescue, with “The Cave,” “The Rescue,” and now Ron Howard’s “Thirteen Lives” flooding the market — not unlike the cave system where 12 boys and their soccer coach were once trapped and in need of rescue. “Thirteen […]

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‘Thirteen Lives’: Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell & Joel Edgerton Headline Ron Howard’s Upcoming Drama

Last year, around this time, people were predicting that Ron Howard’s most recent film, “Hillbilly Elegy,” would be a major Oscars player and potentially land Amy Adams her first trophy. Well, things didn’t necessarily go as planned. But that isn’t going to stop Ron Howard from landing major actors for his films that seemed primed […]

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