The two people who greenlit Peter Jackson’s ambitious, risky Lord of the Rings trilogy are returning to the roots of Middle Earth. Former New Line executives Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne are producing a biopic of Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien, and they’ve just hired a director.
This past week, comic book writer Alan Moore turned 60, and in his honor, songwriter and cartoonist Jeffrey Lewis set Moore's biography to pictures and music.
It's no surprise that Peter Jackson's Hobbit movies won't be film's final word on J.R.R. Tolkien, and a new project focuses on the writer himself. The tentatively titled Tolkien will examine how the events in Tolkien's life impacted his writing.
Last month Funny or Die announced that it was making a Steve Jobs biopic all of its own, called iSteve—and now the trailer has landed for you to watch.
This falls within the realm of strong rumor, but it's an exciting rumor all the same. Deadline is reporting that Benedict Cumberbatch is "in deep conversations" to play cryptanalyst and computer scientist Alan Turing in the biopic The Imitation Game, a script from the 2011 Black List. Will Cumberbatch make the jump…
Aaron Sorkin might be (totally is) the best screenwriter we have, and according to E! Online Sony Pictures has offered the Social Network Oscar-winner the job of writing the script for the Steve Jobs movie.