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Aaron Paul Might Appear in Ron Howard's 'The Dark Tower'

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Ron Howard has been attached to The Dark Tower for quite some time now, and we've heard casting rumors bubble up from every once in a while, but nothing has been set as the film was passed on by both Warner Brothers and Universal. But now there's some cool news about it, and for fans of the books and Breaking Bad, it's great if it comes to pass. Aaron Paul has met with Howard...

Rush: Movie Review

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Ron Howard takes a look at the fierce rivalry between Formula 1 racers James Hunt and Niki Lauda that captivated the racing world in the 1970s. Bouncing between the perspectives — and narration — of Hunt and Lauda, Rush offers an insider look at the commitment, passion and risk that goes into the high-octane sport.

'The Dark Tower': Ron Howard Says The Film Adaptation Is Not Dead

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Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series is a massive, monolithic masterwork from the horror author.  Seven lengthy original novels (plus an eighth late addition that acts as an “interquel” between the fourth and fifth books) as well as a series of graphic novels.  The series tells the story of a gunslinger named Roland, who comes from a world that is a mix of Arthurian legend and...

Arrested Development: Season 4 - TV Review

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For years, fans of the cancelled series Arrested Development have been praying for a revival. They wanted to see what the Bluth family's been up to and what kind of hijinks they've pulled. They may have gotten their wish, but at a cost. The fourth season of Arrested Development showcases its wit but doesn't gel with the previous entries.

Ron Howard to Direct Jay-Z Documentary

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When it comes to filmmakers collaborating with musicians, you'd be hard pressed to find a less likely combination that Ron Howard and Jay-Z. Howard is known for his likeable persona, and his prestige (read: Oscar Bait) pictures. Hova is known for his 99 problems. But Ron Howard is now scheduled to direct a film covering Jay-Z's 'Budweiser Made in America' Music Festival, because why not?

'The Dark Tower' Rejected By Warner Bros.

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New doubts have risen over The Dark Tower, Imagine Entertainment partners Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s very ambitious three-film and dual-TV series cycle of adaptations of Stephen King‘s epic novel series, after Warner Bros. “decided not to move forward” with the project. Which begs the...

Andy Griffith Dies At 86

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Sad news from the entertainment world today—Andy Griffith, an icon of American television thanks to his starring roles in The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock, died Tuesday Morning.  He was 86 years old.

Who Should Replace Gary Ross As Director Of ‘Catching Fire'?

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The loss of Gary Ross as a director of The Hunger Games sequels has been absolutely devastating for devoted fans of burgeoning franchise. As a rabid fan myself (and as a friend of many other rabid fans), I can’t even begin to tell you how crestfallen we are. Ross was truly one of us – an ardent admirer of the series who happened to also don a director’s cap. His respect...

Ron Howard Bails On 'The Da Vinci Code' Sequel

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Because, who knows, maybe he got tired of directing really mediocre adventure thrillers that are based upon really mediocre adventure-thriller novels, Ron Howard has announced that he will not be directing The Last Symbol,  the third film in a series of adaptations of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code series.

Universal Bails On 'The Dark Tower'

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The future of Ron Howard’s massive three-film, two-season TV show adaptation of Stephen King’s multi-volume The Dark Tower series is beginning to look, well, dark.  Despite having a hotshot director like Howard attached, and Javier Bardem in talks to play the lead, Universal has passed on the ungainly production.

'The Dark Tower' Films, TV Series Gain New Co-Writer

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With the news that Javier Bardem is essentially locked down for the main character of The Dark Tower, the three-film, two-TV series adaptation of Stephen King’s mammoth seven volume tale of gunslingers, alternate realities, an entire universe within a rose in New York, and a gigantic tower that acts as a lynchpin holding all of reality together, maybe it’s time...

Javier Bardem In Final Talks To Star In 'The Dark Tower'

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Remember back in March when we reported that Javier Bardem was “psychologically” attached to the role of Roland the gunslinger, the lead role in Ron Howard’s three-films-and-a-TV-series adaptation of Stephen King’s seven book series The Dark Tower?  Well, it looks like he’s now a little more than “psychologically” attached to the role.

Javier Bardem 'Psychologically' Attached to The Dark Tower

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Back in January, we learned that Javier Bardem was in the running to play the lead character in Ron Howard's adaptation of The Dark Tower. Now producer Brian Grazer has come forward, on the record, to say that he wants Bardem in the role, they're preparing a negotiation package for him, and he's "psychologically" already attached. If that statement confuses you,...

Christian Bale in the Lead for Ron Howard's The Dark Tower

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Ron Howard has his hands full with the upcoming film and television adaptations of The Dark Tower. The novels have been described as Stephen King’s answer to JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. For such an epic story, we need an epic actor in the lead, and who better than Oscar nominee Christian Bale?

The Dilemma: Movie Review

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Alert your fraternity! My man Vince Vaughn is back to charm/offend/entertain audiences in Ron Howard's latest flick, The Dilemma, which also stars Kevin James, Jennifer Connolly, Winona Ryder, and Channing Tatum. "Bro-codes" and other gender-related policies are tested under the highest of stakes in...

Ron Howard Could See Viggo Mortensen in The Dark Tower

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Ever since it was announced that Ron Howard would direct the big screen adaptation of The Dark Tower, fans of the books have been voicing their opinions about who should play the lead character. If you're one of them, don't worry because Howard has heard your cries and he's taking them into consideration. According to the LA Times, a few names have come to his attention, one...

Ron Howard Won't Back Down from 'Gay' Line in The Dilemma

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It seems as if The Dilemma is living up to its name! Though Universal agreed to pull Vince Vaughn’s character's line “Electric cars are… gay" from the trailer (watch now) for the upcoming comedy, Director Ron Howard refuses to have the line be pulled from the film saying that he feels his freedom of speech is being attacked. A few weeks ago the first trailer...

Ron Howard To Turn Stephen King's Dark Tower Into a Trilogy

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According to Deadline, Ron Howard plans on doing the semi-impossible by adaptating Stephen King's fantasy series, The Dark Tower. The director along with his producing partner Brian Grazer, Akiva Goldsman, and Universal Pictures are in the middle of a deal that will turn the 7 books into a theatrical trilogy and a possible TV series.

Winona Ryder to Star in New Comedy

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It's hard to remember back to that time in the 80's time when actress Winona Ryder starred in everything under the sun. From Beetlejuice and Heathers to Little Women, Ryder played diverse roles and even won a Golden Globe Award for her role in The Age of Innocence. Recently, however, she...