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Darren Aronofsky Almost Directed Man Of Steel
Of course, this is not the first time Aronofsky has backed away from a superhero project. He probably takes meetings all over town for these things, even though it doesn't seem like he ever has any intention of making one, despite his praise for the Man Of Steel gig.
Paramount Significantly Alters Noah's Marketing Without Consulting Darren Aronofsky
Early on, Paramount and Aronofsky agreed to market to those of Christian faith without pandering or making excuses, urging them to open their minds to an unusual interpretation to a beloved story. Instead, Paramount did not consult with the director and honored the wishes of the National Religious Broadcasters by labeling ads and promotional material with this message.
Darren Aronofsky Gets Final Say Over Noah's Theatrical Cut
Aronofsky’s movies have always been powerful and confrontational, though it was only a matter of time before he surrendered to the threat of test screenings. Separate versions of the film were shown to audiences, with incomplete effects and music that he felt, and while Aronofsky felt he and the studio hit a “rough patch,” Paramount fully supports his vision.
Darren Aronofsky Bails On Sexy Spy Thriller Red Sparrow
With his biblical epic Noah now in postproduction, celebrated director Darren Aronofsky is readying for a follow-up, but the 20th Century Fox spy thriller Red Sparrow has been dropped from his dance card.
Hollywood Backs Icelandic Film Industry In Fight Over Government Funding
Directors like Clint Eastwood, Darren Aronofsky, Terrence Malick, and producers like David Beniof, Chris Newman, G. Mac Brown, and Beau Marks have all signed a petition that declares they side " “with the entire film community in Iceland, in their efforts to maintain the current levels of government support for filmmaking.”
Darren Aronofsky's Noah Trailer Arrives And Brings A Flood With It
Following up on yesterday’s preview of Darren Aronofsky’s Noah comes the full length trailer for the movie — watch it in HD over at, which stars Russell Crowe as the biblical Noah, a man tasked to take a great leap of faith when God chooses him to prepare for an apocalyptic flood, which will destroy the world.
First Footage Emerges From Darren Aronofsky's Noah
I challenge you to resist the temptation to click on the video above anyway, because even in this context, Noah looks phenomenal. And the Entertainment Tonight push means we're that much closer to getting a proper look at it.
Darren Aronofsky And Paramount Butting Heads Over Noah?
While the trade doesn't have any first person reactions from the screenings in New York, Arizona and Orange County, California, sources have told them that the showings "generated troubling reactions" (though its not exactly clear what that means). When reached for comment Aronofsky and his camp did not respond, but Paramount vice chairman Rob Moore told THR that the movie is undergoing a "normal review process" that they hope will produce "one version of the movie that Darren is overseeing."
Darren Aronofsky Says Noah's Animals Are 'Slightly Tweaked' And Not Exactly Recognizable
“There are fantastical creatures, fantastical events,” Aronofsky said in a recent interview. “There’s a huge deluge. What you’re photographing is often not the thing that will appear on screen—that’s the underpinning. There will be a huge amount of visual architecture placed on top of that, and that sort of makes it a different job. Sometimes only the actor’s face will be in the final image.”
Darren Aronofsky May Adapt Female-Led Spy Thriller Red Sparrow
The novel was only published last June, but with a sexy female spy at its center, it’s easy to understand what attracted Fox to the property, snatching it up in a seven-figure deal after a heated bidding war. The “Red Sparrow” that the book is named for is one Dominika Egorova, a strong-willed, gorgeous Russian ballerina turned spy who works within President Vladimir Putin’s contemporary Russia with its suffocating bureaucracy.
Sci-Fi Novel Nexus Acquired By Paramount And Darren Aronofsky's Protozoa
Science is effectively altering definitions for what it means to be human. Medical advancements like pacemakers and hearing aids are commonplace now, but what of limb transplants that are completely robotic, or the future of gene modification’s effect on lifespans and personality traits?
Real Steel's Dakota Goyo Joins Noah
Thanks to Real Steel, we know that Dakota Goyo knows how to dance with a robot, but how is he at playing biblical characters? It looks like we're going to find out as he's joining the already solid looking cast of Darren Aronofsky's Noah, playing a younger version of Russell Crowe's character in the film.
Darren Aronofsky Gives Us Our First Glimpse At Noah's Ark
While details about the plot are still vague, it's expected that the movie will follow Noah's path as he is instructed by God to build an ark for two of every animal and Noah's family in preparation for a great flood that will erase life on Earth. Aronofsky wrote the script along with John Logan (Hugo, Gladiator) and they have lined up an impressive cast that includes Russell Crowe as Noah...
Jennifer Connelly In Talks To Join Russell Crowe In Darren Aronofsky's Noah
For as long as Darren Aronofsky's Noah has been in the casting stage, which began when Russell Crowe signed on to star, we've heard whispers about the Oscar-nominated director wanting Jennifer Connelly to play his female lead. While performers such as Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Douglas Booth have signed on to the movie since, Connelly has remained a question mark in connection to the film. Today the fog has begun to clear.
Ray Winstone May Go Up Against Russell Crowe In Aronofsky's Noah
The story, of course, tells the biblical tale of a man who gets word from god that the reset button is being hit with a great flood. God then commands Noah to build a giant arc that will house two of every animal on the planet as well as his family. It is unknown at this time how a human antagonist will play a role in the story, but details should be revealed as the project heads closer to production.