RISING STAR: We pride ourselves on spotting new talent here at Brave New Hollywood and the latest rising star who should be on your radar is Jack O’Connell. The 24-year-old British actor has been on the scene since 2005 with smaller roles in film and TV—notably Skins, which has become something of a talent incubator—but […]
Britain’s favorite quartet of hapless lads are back on the silver screen. The Inbetweeners 2 takes Jay, Simon, Neil and Will overseas to Australia for another boozy, skirt-chasing series of misadventures, and homegrown audiences are eating it up. The smash-hit sequel was released to “record-breaking success, receiving the biggest ever opening day for a […]
Independent cinema has always staked itself on the claim that what filmmakers lack in budget or polish they more than make up for with passion, dedication, and clear artistic voice. However, as the current glut of Web-fueled DIY-style features demonstrates, a lot of indie writers and directors now seem more concerned with running social media […]
Ryan Phillippe is ready to Catch Hell—okay, it’s an easy pun. But he’s asking for it when that’s the title of his writing and directing debut. “Variety” notes his first step behind the camera is described as a “suspense thriller” in which he plays “a former Hollywood star”—again, he’s just asking for it!—kidnapped and held […]
Posted on 06. Aug, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
Ashok Amritraj‘s Hyde Park Entertainment and Imagenation Abu Dhabi have released a first-look photo for director/writer Ramin Bahrani’s 99 HOMES starring Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon and Laura Dern. The film will make its World Premiere at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, and also makes its Canadian Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Hyde Park International […]
You might think you’re enjoying one helluva summer, but chances are, Michael Lomenda is having an even better one. That’s because this past June, the talented 6 foot 2 triple threat kicked off the season with a starring role in Clint Eastwood’s big screen adaptation of the Tony-Award-Winning blockbuster musical, Jersey Boys. No, he’s not […]
Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
Award-winning film director, Dana Nachman, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to finish the official Batkid documentary. BATKID BEGINS, is the documentary film about 5-year-old Miles Scott, a leukemia survivor who asked the Make-A-Wish Foundation to be transformed into Batkid for a day. The campaign was launched over a week ago, and is now at the […]
Posted on 18. Jul, 2014 by Brad Liberti.
In their previous collaboration, the 2011 Sundance hit, Another Earth, director, Mike Cahill and his writing partner turned leading lady, Brit Marling, explored spirituality, responsibility, and human identity through the eyes of an MIT bound- astronomer (Marling) whose one tragic mistake leads her on an extraterrestrial quest for resolution. This time, the friends and former […]
It’s a part that many young actresses have built their entire careers upon: the privileged teen; beautiful, popular, and capable of some real cruelty. Probably because almost every movie or TV show depicting ‘ high school life’ contains at least some version of this archetypal character… But fans of indie wunderkind, Drake Doremus know that […]