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Coriolanus

It’s always dicey when an actor makes his directorial debut, especially in a film starring himself. Thespian self-directing tends toward the blustery, for reasons that are easy to understand. Actors are used to working with words and gestures, not images and editing, and eliminating extraneous dialogue in the interest of a film’s overall flow might mean cutting the kind of show-stopping speech an actor dreams his whole life of performing.
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Ralph Fiennes Talks Coriolanus: 'I'm Afraid the Lack of Hope In It Was Appealing to Me'

Entertainment / Film : Movieline (3 years ago)

As befits one of the contemporary stage and screen's more intense, challenging actors, Ralph Fiennes didn't make his directorial debut easy on himself. His adaptation of Shakespeare's Coriolanus (>opening today in limited release) s... Read Post

James Franco Lawyers Up For Cherry

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (3 years ago)

One of my favorite actors is turning to porn: Cherry is the directorial debut by author Stephen Elliott, who already has a Franco connection: the actor will star in and direct the film adaptation of Elliott's book The Adderall Diari... Read Post

Coriolanus Trailer: Ralph Fiennes Modernizes Shakespeare

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (3 years ago)

William Shakespeare's Coriolanus is getting quite an update in Ralph Fiennes's action take on the story. Fiennes is making his directorial debut and starring in the title role of the film, based on Shakespeare's war tragedy of a Rom... Read Post


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