Makeup artist Dave Elsey realized a childhood dream working on Mr Holmes, the Ian McKellen-starring pic from Bill Condon in which Elsey tasked with transforming the 76-year-old two-time Oscar nominee into both younger and older versions of Sherlock Holmes. In fact, you could call Elsey a Holmes superfan. Show More Summary
This past August, we learned that the long-gestating Richard Pryor biopic was finally moving forward, with Mike Epps leading the film to be directed by Lee Daniels from a script by Dreamgirls scribe Bill Condon and Fox’s Empire collaborator Danny Strong. Show More Summary
Photography by Ryan Pfluger at his home in New York on September 17, 2015. Groomer: Dallin James at the Wall Group. Just when you think you have Bill Condon pegged, the director pulls a new trick out of his hat. A man who’s worked in...Show More Summary
Here are some music business tales that have been told onstage or at the movies, or both. "Dreamgirls" (1981 stage musical by Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen, 2006 film by Bill Condon) — A 1960s soul music group patterned after the Supremes rises to stardom, but clashing egos and ambitions get in...
"It truly is an icon playing an icon," Mr. Holmes director Bill Condon says, referring to Sir Ian McKellen in his role of Sherlock Holmes, in an interview for the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release from Lionsgate. Condon’s Mr. Holmes is...Show More Summary
Luke Evans, Gaston of the upcoming Beauty and the Beast live-action remake (directed by Bill Condon), opened up about the process of filming the highly anticipated film, set to hit the theaters on March 17, 2017, while promoting his film High Rise at the Toronto International Film Festival. Though the film as a complete package sounds extremely exciting,...read more!
Why is March 17, 2017 so far away? That's how long we have to wait for Bill Condon's live-action "Beauty and the Beast," starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, and we're even more excited and impatient after hearing new teases from Luke Evans. Show More Summary
Richard Pryor's life story will be told by The Butler's Lee Daniels working off of a script from Bill Condon (Dreamgirls). Oprah Winfrey, Mike Epps, Kate Hudson and Eddie Murphy will star. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Show More Summary
Director Lee Daniels has been working for some time now on a Richard Pryor biopic, and Deadline reports that he’s finally gotten the green light from producer Harvey Weinstein. The film has a script by Bill Condon and Daniels’ Empire...Show More Summary
Post by Adriana Velez. Rupert Sanders isn't the only director to be smitten with KStew. Her Twilight: Breaking Dawn I and II director Bill Condon says he loved working with Kristen Stewart. His praise starts off glowing but then it sure takes a strange, cringey turn. Show More Summary
The upcoming live-action remake of Disney animated musical "Beauty and the Beast" is still a long way off, but that hasn't stopped director Bill Condon from gushing about the flick. In a recent interview with Vanity Fair promoting his new film, "Mr. Show More Summary
Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has been played by more actors than any fictional character in history. And director Bill Condon's Mr. Holmes, currently in theaters, adds a new chapter to that storied legacy by casting Sir Ian McKellen (re-teaming...Show More Summary
"Mr. Holmes" directed by Bill Condon and based on the 2005 novel "A Slight Trick of the Mind" written by Mitch Cullin imagines famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes as a real man now retired looking back on the mysteries of his last case. Film journalist Katherine Tulich interviews the brilliant Sir Ian McKellen who plays Holmes and Laura Linney who plays his housekeeper.
Reframing familiar literary characters is not a new idea; think The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Once Upon a Time, even Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. But Bill Condon’s Mr. Holmes, which stars Ian McKellen as an aging Sherlock, offers an unusually thoughtful take on the concept. Read more...
It may seem impossible that Ian McKellen, one of our finest living actors, has only now given the performance of his life, at 76. But that’s the takeaway from Bill Condon’s Mr. Holmes, a film as beautiful for its floral motifs as its slowly unfurling narrative. Show More Summary
Many directors tackle different kinds of movies over the course of their careers, but few have jumped around quite as wildly as Bill Condon in the last decade.
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.