Darren Aronofsky Reviews, Interviews & More

'Noah' Director Darren Aronofsky Talks Not Directing 'Batman Vs. Superman'...

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Darren Aronofsky on Set
Such is the ever-growing allure and success of comic book films (and fleet of dump trucks of money that studios are willing to haul out) that we have entered an era in which more and more prestige directors are agreeing to helm films about people in capes and tights.  Case in point: remember when Black Swan and Noah director Darren Aronofsky...

Noah: Movie Review

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Darren Aronofsky's Noah is finally opening in theaters. The film's based on one of the most popular and vital figures in the Bible. Aronofsky attempts to show the character as a flawed man struggling with his calling. It's a commendable effort, but somewhere along the line, Noah goes from unlikely hero to possible villain. The...

'Noah' International Trailer: Russell Crowe Will Protect the Animals

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It's odd to think we're almost a month away from Darren Aronofsky's Noah, which will bring the biblical story to the big screen in what appears to be a weird and wondrous take on the material/truth of a man (played by Russell Crowe) who built an Ark to protect all of God's creations from a flood.

'Noah' Super Bowl Trailer Features Lots Of Animals, A Few Angels,...

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Noah's Ark
The story of Noah and his ark—it’s one of the most inspirational tales of enduring human perseverance, faith, loyalty, and strength.  So what better place to begin spreading the word about his story than in a 30-second slot between an ad for Doritos and some Chryslers during the largest yearly orgy of advertising,  sports, and entertainment, right?  Which is why Noah, the...

'Noah' Trailer: Russell Crowe Builds A Really Big Boat With Jennifer...

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Noah's Ark
A lead character who begins receiving mysterious and possibly apocalyptic visions which may or may not be legitimate, or could simply be the products of a burgeoning madness, and begins an obsessive journey of creation that risks self-destruction.  Sounds like your basic Darren Aronofsky film, no?  Well, it is—and it’s also the basic throughline for the Biblical tale of...

Darren Aronofsky May Direct 'Red Sparrow' Next

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Though he toiled in the system for years, it wasn't until Darren Aronofsky directed Black Swan that his career kicked into overdrive. He's got Noah, a big biblical epic starring Russell Crowe, due next spring, and now he's in contention to direct an adaptation of the Jason Matthews novel Red Sparrow for 20th Century...

Hulk Hogan Wants To Star In 'Expendables 3,' Insists He Was Supposed To...

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It’s been a rough couple of years for Hulk Hogan—a bad divorce, his son went to jail, and just last week, a sex tape was release of him having sex with his best friend’s then-wife.  So, yeah, he’s had better days/ months/ years.  And he recently paid a visit to the Howard Stern Show, in which /Film notes the Hulkster announced his...

'Noah' First Look: New Photo Reveals The Inside Of The Ark

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Darren Aronofsky's Noah recently got its official release date, and we couldn't help but be very excitement – this thing looks epic! Today we have the very first peek inside Noah's ark. This is definitely not the ark they teach you about at Sunday school, boys and girls. Check out the image below.

Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah' Described As A Mad Max-Style Warrior

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Darren Aronofsky isn't a director who likes to keep it simple. This is the guy who's most well-known for his mind-trip movies like Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain and Black Swan. So, when Paramount announced that his version of Noah would be a "close adaptation of the biblical story of...

'The Wolverine' To Begin Shooting In August

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Wolverine in the Middle of the Road
For about two seconds there, The Wolverine seemed interesting—the sequel chronicling the bushy-haired hero’s pre-X-Men time in the Far East was set to be directed by Black Swan auteur Darren Aronofsky and filmed in Japan.  Then Aronofsky quit (perhaps because he realized he was set to direct a sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine), and an earthquake rocked...

Russell Crowe Cast As Noah In Darren Aronofsky's Noah's Ark Film

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Previously, we’ve reported that Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, The Wrestler) was set to direct an adaptation of the biblical tale of Noah’s Ark.  We then reported that Russell Crowe was rumored to play the titular character in Noah.  We can now confirm that Russell Crowe has been officially cast as a man who builds a boat large enough to contain two of...

Russell Crowe Up for Everything Ever

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Robin Hood - Russell Crowe and His Merry Men
The world seems to have tired of Russell Crowe as a leading man, but that's not stopping Hollywood from giving him juicy roles. Crowe has recently been rumored for the lead in Darren Aronofsky's Noah, according to Deadline Hollywood, and Vulture recently said he was "in talks" for Akiva Goldsman's Winter's Tale. And now Variety's Jeff Snieder...

Darren Aronofsky To Make Film About Noah's Ark

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Between Steven Spielberg possibly making a film about Moses (a.k.a., The Ten Commandments II:  Commandments Harder) and Mel Gibson somehow making a flick about Jewish warrior Judah Maccabee, it seems that Hollywood’s getting religion.  And now, you can add Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky to that list, as he’s in...

Hugh Jackman Talks Darren Aronofsky's 'Wolverine' Departure

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Wolverine Rage
After getting hit with a double whammy—his upcoming Wolverine sequel was set to be directed by Darren Aronofsky and filmed in Japan before Aronofsky quit, and Japan was besieged by an earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor leaks—Hugh Jackman recently spoke with Coming Soon about losing the director and, potentially, the shooting locations.

Mila Kunis and Darren Aronofksy Defend Natalie Portman's Dancing Abilities

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Natalie Portman's stunt double has suggested that she did much of the dancing in Black Swan, and the non-controversy has been making the gossip rounds - leading to another double to suggest it was her backside in Your Highness. That was mostly debunked, and now Mila Kunis and Darren Aronofsky have stood up to defend Portman and her dance...

Darren Aronofsky Drops Out Of 'Wolverine' Sequel

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Today has been a tumultuous day of news for comic book fans—in addition to finding out that Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot will ignore the cinematic mythos and aesthetic of the Richard Donner version, Darren Aronofsky announced that he has backed out of directing The Wolverine, the sequel to 2009’s X-men Origins: Wolverine.

2011 Directors Guild Nominees - Nolan, Aronofsky, Fincher Chosen

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The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees for the 63rd annual ceremony. None of the names mentioned come as a shock but there are two very bold, and very obvious omissions. Before we get to the negative, let's concentrate of those who were chosen for their outstanding directorial skills in 2010. Check out the five lucky helmers below...

Darren Aronofsky Wants Hugh Jackman to Gain 25 Pounds for The Wolverine

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It's been confirmed more than once that Black Swan helmer Darren Aronofsky will direct Hugh Jackman in the X-Men Origins sequel, The Wolverine. Now that we've got that out of the way, it's time to get down to business. Jackman recently spoke with Entertainment Weekly, and revealed some of the preparation he's doing to get...