Sandra Bullock’s motley crew of thieves in director Gary Ross’ Ocean’s Eight may have just found its eighth member. According to Deadline, Sarah Paulson is in talks to join the Ocean’s Eleven spin-off, and though the story doesn’t say...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Paulson, who is up for an Emmy for her turn as Marcia Clark in The People Vs OJ Simpson, is in early talks to join the killer cast of Ocean’s Eight, Warner Bros’ female-driven caper spinoff directed by Gary Ross. IfShow More Summary
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
Polls show Libertarian Party 2016 presidential nominee Gary Johnson performing better than any “third party” candidate since billionaire businessman Ross Perot, who did well enough in the polls to win a place on the debate stage in 1992, alongside Democrat Bill Clinton and Republican George H.W. 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 […]
Columnist Gary J. Ross takes Cheetah, a new corporate-law tool, for a test drive.
For better or worse a thought leader of sorts for middle and even some highbrow American smartypants, the New Yorker (more or less the ur-source of why everyone you know hates the Koch Brothers) tells their readers this week that they...Show More Summary
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
Here are 12 suggestions, from small-firm columnist Gary J. Ross.
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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 »