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Miramax Acquires US Distribution Rights to Mr. Holmes, Starring Ian McKellen

Miramax announced today that it has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Mr. Holmes and will partner with Roadside Attractions on domestic theatrical distribution of the film. Directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, Kinsey), Mr. Show More Summary

Toronto: Miramax, Roadside Team On Bill Condon’s ‘Mr. Holmes’

BREAKING: Miramax acquired U.S. distribution rights to the Bill Condon-directed Mr. Holmes, and Roadside Attractions will handle the domestic release. The film reunites Condon with his Gods And Monsters star Ian McKellen, who stars with Laura Linney. Show More Summary

Universal Takes Producing Stake In Bill Condon’s Broadway ‘Side Show’ Revival

EXCLUSIVE: The much-ballyhooed Broadway revival of Side Show has a new above-the-title producer: Universal Pictures. Christopher Herzberger, U's executive, live theatricals, pushed the deal, which I'm told includes a financial stake in the tuner. Show More Summary

The Actor Who Played YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES Appears In Movie About Old Sherlock Holmes!!

Bill Condon's interesting adaptation should arrive on screens in 2015. Read the full article on AICN We’ve previously mentioned MR. HOLMES, an upcoming film in which Ian McKellen appears as an older Sherlock Holmes for helmer Bill Condon (GODS & MONSTERS, DREAMGIRLS, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN PARTS 1 & 2). Show More Summary

Gay Dream Team to Bring 'Side Show' Back to Broadway

Bill Condon will direct a revival of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Tony-nominated 1997 musical about conjoined twins and carnival oddities. read more

First Look: Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Ian McKellen is starring in "A Slight Trick of the Mind" directed by Bill Condon and co-starring Laura Linney. Tweets McKellen: "Over 70 actors have previously played Sherlock Holmes. Now he's 93 years old and it's my turn. #MrHolme...

First Look at Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in 'Mr. Holmes'

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Ian McKellen becomes the latest in a long line of over 70 actors to play Sherlock Holmes in the first photo from director Bill Condon's 'Mr. Holmes'. [...]

Hiroyuki Sanada Joins Sherlock Holmes Drama ‘A Slight Trick Of The Mind’

EXCLUSIVE: 47 Ronin and The Wolverine star Hiroyuki Sanada has been tapped to join Ian McKellen in A Slight Trick of the Mind, the drama about an aging Sherlock Holmes that Bill Condon is directing this summer in London. Sanada will play Umezaki, a Prickly Ash plant enthusiast who Holmes (McKellen) visits in Japan. Show More Summary

First Pic of Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in MR. HOLMES!

McKellen tweeted the first picture of himself in character today. Check it out! Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... GODS AND MONSTERS, Bill Condon's portrait of FRANKENSTEIN director James Whale, was my first exposure of the great Ian McKellen, an actor that I would grow to greatly admire. Show More Summary

Tired Old Queen At The Movies #125

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Clip description: The underside of Gay Hollywood history is examined with love, sensitivity and a lot of humor in Bill Condon's brilliant "Gods and Monsters" (1999). Starring Ian McKellen as veteran, gay, Brit director James Whale and...Show More Summary

Funds Roundup: Elliott vs. Argentina; the Children’s Breakup

A linkfest of the best reading in fund investing: Risk of investor flight? BlackRock calls for restricting mutual fund sales! — Christopher Condon and Mary Childs, Bloomberg News “Repeat after me: Bill Gross is the kindest, bravest, warmest most wonderful human being you’ve met in your life. — Kirsten Grind, Wall Street Journal Bloomberg How [...]

Bill Maher Battles Ralph Reed: People Pull Faith ‘Right Out of Their Ass’

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Bill Maher faced off with Christian conservative icon Ralph Reed on Real Time, challenging him on why adult humans suspend critical thinking to believe in "magic" and why they would cherish a tome that basically condones horrible acts like slavery and stoning.

These Celebrities Would Make Perfect Real-Life Disney Princesses

3 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

When we first heard about Disney's plans to make a live-action Beauty and the Beast with the help of Twilight director Bill Condon, we were so excited. And more importantly, we were dying to find out who would play Belle. Sure, we've...Show More Summary

Disney's Working on a Live-Action Beauty and the Beast

3 months agoOdd : The Daily What

After the $170 million opening weekend Maleficent had, it's no wonder Disney's adapting another one of your childhood favorites into live-action. Beauty and the Beast is to be directed by Bill Condon, best known for his work on, wait for it, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn parts one and two.

Newswire: Disney getting serious about its live-action Beauty And The Beast

Determined not to be the anthropomorphic candelabra who’s forced to just sort of awkwardly stand around watching while Beauty And The Beast get it on everywhere, Disney has hired Bill Condon to direct its live-action reimagining of the fairy tale, first announced last year. Show More Summary

Bill Condon to Direct Live-Action ‘Beauty & The Beast’ Film

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Disney has hired filmmaker Bill Condon as the director for a Beauty & The Beast live-action film adaptation. Variety reports that screenwriter Evan Spiliotopoulos has signed on to pen the script. According to Nerdist, the details of the plot have not yet been revealed. Show More Summary

Bill Condon Will Direct Disney’s Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Oscar winner Bill Condon has been hired to direct Disney's live-action take on Beauty and the Beast. The post Bill Condon Will Direct Disney’s Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results, Spoilers.

Bill Condon to Direct Live Action 'Beauty and the Beast'

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Director Bill Condon has signed to direct a live action version of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, according to The Hollywood Reporter: The news comes on the heels of Disney's latest live-action success, Maleficent, which hit theaters May 28. The...

Bill Condon Is Helming a Live-Action Beauty and the Beast

After Maleficent's big weekend, Disney is gearing up for yet another live-action remake of one of their classic animated films. Along with the Jungle Book and Cinderella remakes that it already has in the works, Variety reports that Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn) has been tapped to direct a live-action version of Beauty and the Beast. Evan... More »

Bill Condon goes from the land of Bella Swan to 'Beauty and the Beast'

At least on the screen, director Bill Condon has lately moved away from the musical roots that had his “Dreamgirls” a much-talked-about movie eight years ago, and his screenplay for “Chicago” even buzzier a few years before that.

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