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The Real Life Inspiration Behind Forrest Gump

"Forrest Gump" famously inserted Tom Hanks into old archival footage, interweaving moments from real U.S. history with the fictional story of his character: A simple yet sincere man, sharing homespun wisdom on a park bench to different strangers while recounting the story of his ever-so-charmed life.Director Robert Zemeckis and ILM (Industrial Light & Magic) employed digital compositing and other groundbreaking visual effects to give Forrest's tale a true-to-life veneer. Thanks to the wonders of...
Tags: Movies, David Letterman, Tom Hanks, Washington Dc, John Goodman, Paul Mccartney, National Mall, The New York Times, Vietnam, Johnson, Usa Today, Robert Zemeckis, Eric Roth, Forrest, Jimbo, Forrest Gump


Dune Featurette Teases Timothée Chalamet & Zendaya’s Chemistry

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary’s upcoming all-star film adaptation of Dune has received another behind-the-scenes featurette, which highlights Paul and Chani, portrayed by Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya. The new Dune featurette features interviews from director Denis Villeneuve as he talks about Paul’s visions and Chani’s role in Paul’s destiny. Both Chalamet and Zendaya also went on to express how much they’ve loved working together and how the project led to their friendship. The film is c...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Movies, Sci-fi, Action, Wes Anderson, Streaming, Warner Bros, Legendary, Eric Roth, Zendaya, Dune, Frank Herbert, PAUL, Paul Atreides, Warner Bros. Pictures


Dune Director Denis Villeneuve Wanted To Make A Movie For Hardcore Fans...and Also His Mother

Denis Villeneuve's "Dune" is based on a towering work of science fiction lit, but not everyone has read Frank Herbert's novel, and it sounds like Villeneuve is aiming for a movie that appeals to both fans and non-fans alike. /Film writer Vanessa Armstrong recently attended a roundtable interview with Villeneuve, where he spoke at length about the adaptation process from book to screen.In the same way that Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" left out the book character of Tom Bombadil, for in...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Venice, Peter Jackson, Eric Roth, Zendaya, Dune, Frank Herbert, PAUL, Eric, Paul Atreides, Hans Zimmer, Villeneuve, Herbert, Hans


Dune Featurette Reveals New Footage Highlighting the Royal Houses

A brand new behind-the-scenes featurette for Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary’s highly-anticipated all-star film adaptation of Dune has arrived online, featuring lots of new footage. The new Dune featurette, which you can check out below, gives highlight to the galaxy’s royal houses as well as their prominent members including House Atreides and House Harkonnen, who are ancient-long rivals. It also provides us a better look at the story and how each characters affect Paul’s journey. The Denis...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Sci-fi, Action, House, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Legendary, Eric Roth, Zendaya, Dune, Frank Herbert, PAUL, Paul Atreides


Dune Is the Jaw-Dropping Sci-Fi Epic You've Been Waiting For

Dune feels like a product from another time in Hollywood history. A movie with the scope and vision of modern blockbusters that tells a complex, mature story usually reserved for independent dramas. It’s hugely ambitious, not always straightforward, but accessible and lived-in in a way that makes watching it…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Science, Films, Fiction, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Eric Roth, Dune, Frank Herbert, Paul Atreides, Hans Zimmer, Isaac, Javier Bardem, Denis Villeneuve, Jon Spaihts


Dune Review: Denis Villeneuve Delivers On Sensational And Spiritual Spectacle [Venice 2021]

Ever since "Star Wars" revolutionized mainstream science-fiction cinema, filmmakers have flooded the genre with various iterations on Joseph Campbell's hero's journey. This repeatable structure known as the monomyth is practically a default style of storytelling now, so commonplace that perceptive viewers can settle into a comfortable, complacent groove within its auspices. Denis Villeneuve's "Dune" fits the model to a T yet accomplishes a new feat by restoring the sense of wonder and awe the he...
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Bravo, Venice, Warner Bros, Ryan Gosling, Eric Roth, Dune, Frank Herbert, PAUL, Paul Atreides, Villeneuve, Herbert, Joseph Campbell, Denis Villeneuve, Jon Spaihts


The Daily Stream: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Munich’ Remains as Relevant as Ever

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: Munich Where You Can Stream It: FuboTV The Pitch: The movie that helped mark a significant turning point in Steven Spielberg‘s storied career. In 2005, Munich (which completed a certain one-two punch along with War of the Worlds earlier that year) represented something of a reality check for those who expected Spielberg ...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Israel, Features, Afghanistan, Munich, United States, Taliban, Paris, Middle East, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Eric Roth, Mossad, Munich Germany, Geoffrey Rush


Dune 2: Director Denis Villeneuve Is Already Writing the Sequel

In a recent interview with Total Film, Dune director Denis Villeneuve has opened up about his hopes for the potential sequel to Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary’s newest film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel. Even though the project still hasn’t received a formal order from the studios, the acclaimed filmmaker confirmed that he has already started writing the screenplay for the sequel, which he would call Dune: Part Two. RELATED: Timothée Chalamet Cast as Willy Wonka in WB’s...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Action, Warner Bros, Legendary, Eric Roth, Dune, Frank Herbert, Warner Bros. Pictures, Hans Zimmer, Villeneuve, WB, Denis Villeneuve, Willy Wonka, Jon Spaihts, ComingSoon


Martin Scorsese-directed Killers of the Flower Moon Adds John Lithgow

Following the most recent addition of Brendan Fraser, Deadline brings word that Oscar-nominated actor John Lithgow has officially signed on to join the all-star cast of Martin Scorsese’s forthcoming film adaptation of David Grann’s crime drama novel, Killers of the Flower Moon. Lithgow is set to portray the role of Prosecutor Leaward. The acclaimed actor recently starred in HBO drama series Perry Mason, which earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor. Should he win the award...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, Leonardo Dicaprio, Robert De Niro, Streaming, Scorsese, Oklahoma, John Lithgow, Eric Roth, Dexter, Martin Scorsese, Perry Mason, David Grann, Arthur Mitchell, Brendan Fraser


Brendan Fraser Joins Apple’s Killers of the Flower Moon & Legendary’s Brothers

According to Deadline, Brendan Fraser (The Mummy trilogy) has officially been tapped to join two high-profile movie projects in the form of Apple TV+’s Martin Scorsese-directed Western crime drama Killers of the Flower Moon and Legendary’s forthcoming comedy feature Brothers. Fraser is set to portray the role of a lawyer named WS Hamilton in the Leonardo DiCaprio-led film, which is currently filming in Oklahoma. As for his role in the star-studded comedy movie, further details about its characte...
Tags: Apple, Comedy, Movies, Drama, Oscar, Leonardo Dicaprio, Streaming, Josh Brolin, Scorsese, Oklahoma, Legendary, Eric Roth, Martin Scorsese, Brothers, Atlanta Georgia, Glenn


Brendan Fraser Joins Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ Continuing the Fraser-aissance

Good news, fellow Fraser fanatics—Brendan Fraser has joined the casts of Martin Scorsese‘s Killers of the Flower Moon and Max Barbakow‘s Brothers. It’s time to officially call it a Fraser-aissance. Killers and Brothers According to Deadline, Fraser will join the casts of both Killers of the Flower Moon and Brothers, the latter of which is already in production in Atlanta. Killers of the Flower Moon comes from Apple TV+ and Paramount Pictures and is a crime drama based on the bestselling bo...
Tags: Apple, Movies, News, Steven Soderbergh, Scorsese, Oklahoma, Darren Aronofsky, Paramount Pictures, Eric Roth, Don Cheadle, Jones, Martin Scorsese, Hunter, Brothers, George, Brendan


The Battle For Arrakis Begins in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune Trailer 

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary have finally released a brand new Dune trailer for acclaimed filmmaker Denis Villeneuve’s newest film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel. Following its world premiere at the 2021 Venice International Film Festival this September, the long-awaited remake is currently slated to arrive in theaters and on HBO Max on October 22. The video, which you can check out in the player below, begins with Timothée Chalamet’s Paul Atreides having dreams about ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Sci-fi, Action, Streaming, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Legendary, Eric Roth, Zendaya, Dune, Frank Herbert, Paul Atreides, Warner Bros. Pictures


Dune Character Posters Highlight Its All-Star Cast

Ahead of its exclusive IMAX event this Wednesday, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment have released brand new posters for the companies’ highly-anticipated Dune remake starring Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet. The Dune character posters, which you can check out in the gallery below, offer us a closer look at each character while also boasting its all-star cast including Oscar Isaac’s Duke Leto, Rebecca Ferguson’s Lady Jessica, Jason Momoa’s Duncan Idaho, and more. Timothée Chalame...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Sci-fi, Action, Oscar, Streaming, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Eric Roth, Stellan Skarsgard, Zendaya, Dune, Frank Herbert, Legendary Entertainment


Warner Bros. Pushes Back Dune & The Many Saints of Newark

Warner Bros. has updated their 2021 release schedule, pushing the highly-anticipated Dune back from October 1, 2021, to October 22, 2021. The movie, which will also be in 3D and IMAX, is now slated to open against Paramount Pictures’ Jackass 4, Focus Features’ Last Night in Soho, and 20th Century Studios’ Ron’s Gone Wrong. Additionally, The Sopranos feature film prequel The Many Saints of Newark was pushed back by a week, moving from September 24, 2021, to October 1, 2021, where it will open ag...
Tags: Hbo, Texas, Movies, Mexico, Clint Eastwood, Sony, David Chase, Newark, Warner Bros, Helen Mirren, Jason Momoa, Paramount, Clifford, Eric Roth, Dune, Frank Herbert


Cher is Ready to Turn Back Time with a Biopic from the Producers of ‘Mamma Mia!’

Following the success of recent music biopics such as Rocketman about Elton John and Bohemian Rhapsody about Freddie Mercury and Queen, and the upcoming movies about Elvis Presley and Whitney Houston, Universal is working on another showbiz story focused on the multi-hyphenate diva Cher. The Hollywood Reporter has news on the Cher biopic in the works at Universal. The project will reteam Cher with Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again producers Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman. As for scripting duties,...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Elton John, Elvis Presley, Universal, Cher, Ringo Starr, Ringo, Eric-Roth, True Story, Eastwick, Mamma Mia, Sonny Bono, Forrest Gump, Moonstruck


Cher Biopic in the Works From Universal & Mamma Mia! Producers

(Photo by: Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) Universal Pictures is currently in the process of developing an untitled autobiographical movie, centered around the life and career of Grammy winner and Oscar-winning singer-actress Cher (Moonstruck). The project hails from Mamma Mia! producers Judy Craymer and Playtone’s Gary Goetzman. “Gary and I are thrilled to be working with Cher again and this time bringing her empowering and true-life odyssey to the big screen,” Craymer s...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Oscar, Cher, Eric Roth, MGM, Universal Pictures, Eastwick, Martin Scorsese, Dune, Gary, Mamma Mia, Sonny Bono, Benjamin, Jennifer Hudson, Denis Villeneuve


Cher Biopic From ‘Mamma Mia!’ Producers, Eric Roth in the Works at Universal

On the day before her 75th birthday, Cher is gifting fans with the news that an official biopic of her life is in the works. The untitled film is set at Universal Pictures, with “Mamma Mia!” producers Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman on board to produce and Eric Roth penning the script, Variety has confirmed. Cher […]
Tags: News, Cher, Eric Roth, Universal Pictures, Mamma Mia, Judy Craymer, Gary Goetzman


Cher Is Turning 75 & Unwrapping A Universal Biopic Eric Roth Is Scripting And ‘Mamma Mia!’s Judy Craymer & Gary Goetzman Are Producing

EXCLUSIVE: Cher just tweeted out that on the eve of celebrating her 75th birthday Thursday, she’ll have her life story unfold on movie...
Tags: Cher, Mia, Eric Roth, Judy Craymer, Gary Goetzman


Robert De Niro Suffers Leg Injury, Won’t Impact Killers of the Flower Moon

(Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe) Despite star Robert De Niro suffering a leg injury, the production of Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon won’t be impacted. Set in 1920s Oklahoma, the film explores the serial murders of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation, a string of brutal crimes that would later become known as the “Reign of Terror.” “While at his on-location home in Oklahoma for the filming of Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, Robert De Niro injured his quadriceps ...
Tags: New York, Movies, Drama, Leonardo Dicaprio, Robert De Niro, Scorsese, Emmy, Oklahoma, Eric Roth, Martin Scorsese, Jason Isbell, Jesse Plemons, David Grann, De Niro, Brigitte Lacombe, Osage Nation


First Look at Leonardo DiCaprio in Killers of the Flower Moon

(Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic) Last month Apple Original Films announced that Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Killers of the Flower Moon had entered production. Now we have the first photograph from the film to prove it showing off Leonardo DiCaprio as Ernest Burkhart. Set in 1920s Oklahoma, the film explores the serial murders of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation, a string of brutal crimes that would later become known as the “Reign of Terror.” RELATED: Martin Scorsese’s Killers of th...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Leonardo Dicaprio, Robert De Niro, Emmy, Oklahoma, Eric Roth, Martin Scorsese, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, DiCaprio, David Grann, De Niro, Osage Nation, ComingSoon, Movie News


‘Mank’ and the Unsung Screenwriter: How David Fincher’s Netflix Film Signal-Boosts Hollywood’s Overlooked Scribes

In Mank, there’s a scene where screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, played by Gary Oldman, awakens disoriented in a California mansion. He soon wanders out back to a film set, where he encounters two studio bigwigs. One of them is Louis B. Mayer, the co-founder of MGM. The other is Irving G. Thalberg, a producer who has his own Academy Award named after him. Thalberg has to explain to Mayer who “Mank” is, even though he co-wrote one of their movies (just as he co-wrote, or depending on who you as...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Hollywood, Movies, California, Aaron Sorkin, Orson-Welles, San Francisco, Features, David, Netflix, Kansas, John August, George Clooney, West Coast, Gillian Flynn


Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon Enters Production

Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon enters production After years of attempting to get the film off the ground, Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Killers of the Flower Moon is finally getting underway as the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) and Apple Original Films has announced that principal photography is officially underway in Oklahoma. RELATED: Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon Adds Four to Cast “We are thrilled to finally start production on Killers of the Flowe...
Tags: Apple, Hollywood, Crime, Movies, Thriller, Leonardo Dicaprio, Robert De Niro, Mystery, Scorsese, Bear, Oklahoma, Eric Roth, Martin Scorsese, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Jesse Plemons


What's Actually Going On With Leonardo DiCaprio Switching Roles In Martin Scorsese's Killers Of The Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon screenwriter Eric Roth clarifies Leonardo DiCaprio's role in the big-budget adaptation.
Tags: Religion, Leonardo Dicaprio, Eric Roth, Martin Scorsese, Flower Moon


Will Dune’s Writer Eric Roth Return For The Sequel? Here’s His Honest Thoughts

There will probably be a second Dune movie, so will the writer of the upcoming film pen the script?
Tags: Religion, Eric Roth


A Black Adam Star Teases Another Familiar DC Hero in the Cast

Watch Oscar Isaac practice beating the living bejesus out of people for Moon Knight. Akiva Goldsman teases where Jean-Luc is at coming into Star Trek: Picard season two. We’re already getting teases for how Dune 2 is progressing. Plus, Godzilla strikes on Netflix in June. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Films, Star Trek, Netflix, Denis, Godzilla, Oscar Isaac, Sam, Eli Roth, Eric Roth, Dune, Walker, Jean Luc Picard, Zilla, Picard


Daily Podcast: WB’s 2022 Plans, Killers of the Flower Moon, Columbia Pictures Water Park, and More

On the April 8, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and TV news, including a Columbia Pictures water park, Saw 10 , WB ’s 2022 plans, the new Sony/Netflix deal, Spielberg ’s next movie, Park Chan-wook ’s new TV show, and Killers of the Flower Moon . Opening Banter :    In The News : HT: A Columbia Pictures Water Theme Park is Coming to Thailand with Rides ...
Tags: Movies, Chicago, Netflix, Thailand, Iowa, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Eric Roth, Chris, Martin Scorsese, Paul Dano, Werner Herzog, Ben, Herzog, Nicholas, WB


Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Will “Be Like Nothing We’ve Ever Seen,” Says Screenwriter Eric Roth

Killers of the Flower Moon, the new movie from Martin Scorsese, is currently in pre-production, and the anticipation is already through the roof. Not only is it a new Scorsese movie, but it also reunites Scorsese with both Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. On top of that, it’s adapting an acclaimed book by David Grann, based on a true story. Now, as we all sit around eagerly awaiting the movie, screenwriter Eric Roth has shed some light on the project, going so far as to say the film is goi...
Tags: Movies, Adaptation, Leonardo Dicaprio, Robert De Niro, Leo, Scorsese, Eric-Roth, True Story, Texas Rangers, Martin-Scorsese, DiCaprio, Marty, Roth, Jesse Plemons, David Grann, Tom White


Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon Adds Belleau & More

Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon adds Belleau & more Apple Original Films announced William Belleau (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse), Louis Cancelmi (The Irishman) and Grammy Award winning singer-songwriters Jason Isbell & Sturgill Simpson (The Hunt) have joined Martin Scorsese’s eagerly anticipated upcoming Apple TV+ drama, Killers of the Flower Moon, where they will appear alongside Academy-Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street). RELATED: Tantoo Cardinal & More Ro...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, New York, Movies, Netflix, Robert De Niro, Cbs, Scorsese, Oklahoma, Jim Jarmusch, Eric Roth, Anthony Hopkins, Universal Pictures, Martin Scorsese, Sturgill Simpson, DiCaprio, Lizzie