The estate of Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Holmes series of books, has initiated a lawsuit against Miramax, Roadside Attractions and director Bill Condon. The estate contends that the film Mr. Holmes, which stars Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes, violates copyright laws by infringing on those stories still protected. Show More Summary
What would the Great Detective have Dr. Watson and the Baker Street Irregulars do with this case? On the eve of the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author's often litigious Estate...Show More Summary
It would appear as if Georgia’s GOP is having something of an identity crisis. SB 129, yet another "religious freedom" bill that would condone discrimination against LGBT people, failed to fully make its way through the state’s legislature earlier this...
Actor Ian McKellen and director Bill Condon put Sherlock Holmes under the magnifying glass in the first trailer for the upcoming drama "Mr. Holmes," and upon closer inspection the famous detective doesn't quite match up to his public persona.
Taking a break from his “X-Men” and “Lord of the Rings” duties, Sir Ian McKellan is starring in a brand new flick called “Mr. Holmes,” under the direction of Bill Condon. Slated to hit theaters on July 17th, the forthcoming film also...Show More Summary
Opening this June in the UK, and this July in the States. Read the full article on AICN Here’s a new trailer for MR. HOLMES, starring Ian McKellen and helmed by Bill Condon (DREAMGIRLS, GODS AND MONSTERS). The picture opens June 19 in the UK, and July 17 here in the US. Really looking forward to this one. Show More Summary
Disney still isn’t done adding notable actors to Beauty and the Beast. Stanley Tucci has just come aboard the live-action remake, which is being directed by Bill Condon. And if you’re scratching your head wondering whom he could possibly be playing, well, there’s a good reason for your confusion. Show More Summary
Disney's new Lumiere has come to light. Ewan McGregor is in final negotiations to play the anthropomorphic candelabrum in director Bill Condon's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast," The Times has confirmed.
The actor will be playing Lumiere in Bill Condon's film. Read the full article on AICN When Kevin Kline was announced as part of the cast of Bill Condon’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, my immediate assumption was that he’d been cast as Lumiere, the butler-turned-candelabra who helps the cursed prince clean up his act for his newfound lady love. Show More Summary
Bill Condon‘s Beauty and the Beast has found its Lumière. Ewan McGregor is in talks to play the amorous candlestick, who used to be a regular old human servant before the Beast mouthed off to some witch who cursed his entire household. Show More Summary
The cast of Disney's live-action version of Beauty and the Beast have gathered in London to begin shooting the film this week. Directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, Twilight: Breaking Dawn), the movie is expected to be released in 2017, and...
With an amazing cast of actorsÂ likeÂ Emma WatsonÂ andÂ Dan StevensÂ as the titular couple, andÂ Luke Evans, Emma Thompson, and even Kevin Kline filling crucial roles in the story, it didn't look like Bill Condon'sÂ Beauty And The BeastÂ could...Show More Summary
Ian McKellen to play Cogsworth in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Read the full article on AICN Bill Condon’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST has just received a dose of geek royalty. Gandalf/Magneto himself, Ian McKellen, will play Cogsworth in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake. Show More Summary
Two Republican presidential hopefuls said they support "religious freedom" laws like the original versions that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson endorsed, before backing away from them amid public backlash. The original versions would have protected religious liberties without condoning discrimination, they said. Show More Summary
Revisions to the measures in Indiana and Arkansas were prompted by a loud backlash from opponents who said the laws were meant to condone discrimination against gays and lesbians.
The Indiana legislature passed and Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed a bill last week that critics, from human and civil rights groups to corporate CEOs to professional athletes, say opens the door to legal discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people.
If nothing else, this is shaping up to be a murderer's row of acting talent. Read the full article on AICN Jeremy here... Bill Condon's live-action take on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST has been rounding up quite the intriguing cast over the last few months. Show More Summary
Fresh off the success of Cinderella, Disney is firming up its live-action fairy tale slate. The studio has set a 2017 release date for Beauty and the Beast, which has Bill Condon starring and Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Luke Evans starring. Show More Summary
Josh Gad's stock continues to rise... Read the full article on AICN Hey Yo, Draven here. Bill Condon’s live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST adaptation is continuing to add to its cast, as THR is reporting that Josh Gad is in final negotiations...Show More Summary
Josh Gad‘s relationship with Disney will extend beyond Frozen and Olaf. The American actor has just been set to star in Bill Condon‘s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, joining Brits Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Luke Evans. Show More Summary