We haven’t heard much about Nicolas Winding Refn’s Amazon show Too Old To Die Young since early this year, but now the Drive director has shared a photo of the show’s whole cast—or at least a photo of their photos. We already knew the series would star Miles Teller as a police officer who gets involved in Los Angeles’… Read more...
Stylish, divisive filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn is making the leap from the big screen to the small with the upcoming Amazon series Too Old to Die Young, and Refn recently took to Twitter to announce his full cast. The Amazon series,...Show More Summary
Billy Baldwin has joined the cast of Amazon's upcoming original drama series Too Old to Die Young, from Nicolas Winding Refn. Written by Refn (Neon Demon, Drive) and Ed Brubaker (Captain America: Winter Soldier, Westworld) and starring...Show More Summary
In case movies like The Neon Demon didn’t make it clear enough, Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, Only God Forgives) has a taste for unusual cinema. He’s pals with esoteric icon Alejandro Jodorowsky and supports genre cinema. Now, Refn will head up a new free quarterly curated digital platform that will be dedicated to […]
Based on his movies, Nicolas Winding Refn seems like a man with very particular tastes. Drive, for instance, seems like a straightforward car chase movie about a quiet guy in a cool jacket, but it’s more of an homage to retro European action flicks than it is an artsy take on The Fast And The Furious. For people… Read more...
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The Safdie brothers' Good Time is one of a few ironically titled films playing in Cannes this year (devotees of Michael Haneke may not be surprised to hear that his film Happy End has an end but rather skimps on...
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Since the release of Drive, Nicolas Winding Refn’s oneiric and stylishly violent and maybe also vacuous cinematic output (Only God Forgives, The Neon Demon) has polarized critics — earning vocal disapproval at Cannes (where people notoriously like to be loud about their rapidly-made opinions) and splits down the middle on Rotten Tomatoes. Show More Summary
Amazon wants to start producing 15 movies a year with “top filmmakers.” They’ve already collaborated with some notable directors, having joined forces with David O. Russell and Nicolas Winding Refn for some shows, in addition to distributing Kenneth Lonergan‘s Manchester by the Sea. Show More Summary
Less than two month’s after director Nicolas Winding Refn‘s (The Neon Demon) Too Old to Die Young was announced, the Amazon series has found its lead in Miles Teller. The Whiplash and War Dogs star will play an L.A. cop who gets pulled into an underground world of assassins. Show More Summary
The 'Whiplash' star joins a growing list of A-list actors the streamer has lured to TV, including Julianne Moore and Robert De Niro. read more
In which Refn's Amazon series gains a headliner. Read more...
In February, we reported that Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn was teaming up with comic book writer Ed Brubaker for Too Old To Die Young, an Amazon series about assassins in Los Angeles’ surprisingly samurai-filled criminal underworld. Show More Summary
Bringing to fruition a project that began almost five years ago, Variety reports that The Neon Demon director and exploitation cinema enthusiast Nicolas Winding Refn has been given the green light for his remake of one of the most notorious B-movies in director William Lustig’s long career of same: Maniac Cop. Show More Summary
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It seems like forever ago now that we brought you the news that NEON DEMON helmer Nicolas Winding Refn was going to be bringing us a new version of the 80s slasher classic MANIAC COP. Today we finally have news that the film is set to shoot this summer in Los Angeles, and casting is underway. Show More Summary
At long last, Maniac Cop, a modern adaptation of William Lustig’s 1988 cult classic that Nicolas Winding Refn and his partner Lene Børglum are producing, is set to shoot this summer in Los Angeles, with Wild Bunch on board to handle world sales, Variety is reporting. John Hyams, who directed the super fun Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, is […]