Ocean's Eight, an all-female reboot of 2001's Ocean's Eleven starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt, has set its primary cast members. Sandra Bullock has been on board to lead the Gary Ross directed film, but the Warner Bros. picture just announced Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter and Rihanna will also be joining the cast. Read more... Show More Summary
In 2001, Steven Soderbergh rebooted the 1960 Rat Pack classic Ocean's 11, kicking off a string of sequels of varying success (the good ones are very good, the bad ones aren't utterly terrible). Now, Gary Ross is making Ocean's Ocho, an all-female "spinoff." (more…)
Rihanna has been chosen to star in Gary Ross’s (The Hunger Games) forthcoming Ocean’s Eleven spinoff, Ocean’s Ocho. The singer-songwriter joins an all-female cast including Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling and rapper Awkwafina. According to The Hollywood Reporter, production is scheduled to begin in New York this October. RiRi […]
The University of Texas is welcoming a new teacher to its faculty. Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey will be leading a film course entitled “Advanced Producing: Script to Screen,” alongside director Gary Ross, as part of his alma mater’s curriculum. Show More Summary
The press tour never ends: Matthew McConaughey and director Gary Ross are teaching a college course at the University of Texas at Austin next fall on their movie The Free State of Jones, though, like any smart college professors, the pair is outsourcing as much of the work as possible. The class ... More »
Can we get an "all right, all right, all right" for the University of Texas at Austin's new film instructor? The college announced Thursday that Matthew McConaughey will team up with Gary Ross, the director of his new film, Free State of Jones, and a university instructor to teach a...
Who is America’s most successful political filmmaker? While most would argue divisive names like Spike Lee or Michael Moore, I’m going to nominate Gary Ross. You know his films: “Big,” “Dave,” “Pleasantville,” “Seabiscuit,” “The Hunger Games” and now “Free State of Jones,” which opened last Friday. Show More Summary
Matthew McConaughey’s latest movie “Free State of Jones” sets out to explore a largely unknown chapter of history from the Civil War. Directed by Gary Ross (“Seabiscuit,” the first “Hunger Games,” “Pleasantville”), “Free State of Jones” aims to blow away several longstanding myths surrounding the Civil War era and was made with the help of... Show More Summary
A new movie is busting the many myths and misconceptions about the root causes of the American Civil War. Writer-director Gary Ross, who directed "The Hunger Games," conducted heavy research to set the record straight in "Free State of Jones," released in theaters Friday. Show More Summary
After helping to launch The Hunger Games franchise with a $700M hit, some would assume writer-director Gary Ross wouldn’t have much trouble making another film. And yet, following that box-office and critical success, Ross still struggled to get a passion project of his made. Show More Summary
Gary Ross’ “Free State of Jones” is based on one of the most fascinating true stories of the Civil War. It tells of a rebellion against the Confederacy led by an angry farmer named Newton Knight, whose ragtag army of poor whites andShow More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: We’ve got a female-driven Ghostbusters, and a female-driven Ocean’s Eleven from Gary Ross and Steven Soderbergh. Why not an action film with a female heroine who’s one part John Wick and one part Rambo? Thunder Road has closed...Show More Summary
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Matthew McConaughey's upward ascent into prestige filmmaking seems to have reached its natural zenith with Free State of Jones, a Civil War film written and directed by Gary Ross (The Hunger Games). As all prestige Civil War films must inevitably do, Free State of Jones follows a white Southerner (Newt Knight) who realizes ... More »
"We'll make our for the treeline..." STX Entertainment has revealed an extended 5-minute preview for Gary Ross' new Civil War drama Free State of Jones, starring Matthew McConaughey as a Southern farmer who organizes a rebellion against the Confederacy. Show More Summary
Director Gary Ross tackles real-life tyranny and oppression in "Free State of Jones": the Civil War drama is the result of a decade of his research into a little-known historical figure, Newt Knight (Matthew McConaughey), a Southerner...Show More Summary
Ocean's Eight started out its lifecycle sounding like a fresh start for the all-star comedy caper series, starring a new, female-centric cast. However, with the new details we've heard from director Gary Ross, it's starting to sound like this film is more tied to the original trilogy...
Director Gary Ross teases that the Ocean's Eleven female spinoff is a continuation of the original trilogy, entitled Ocean's Eight.
As "Ocean's Eleven" spinoff flick "Ocean's Eight" (formerly known as "Ocean's Ocho") comes into focus, director Gary Ross is teasing that the cast is so starry, its announcement would "blow up the internet." That's what Ross told SlashFilm...Show More Summary
“We’ll break the cast right now and blow up the Internet,” director Gary Ross joked after we mentioned Ocean’s Eight to him. No, the Free State of Jones writer and director didn’t reveal to us the film’s entire ensemble cast, which has...Show More Summary