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Pan failures may have cost Joe Wright his next directing job

It's been reported that Warner Bros. might lose as much as $150 million on its critically panned PAN, and according to The Wrap , the film's box office failures may have also cost Joe Wright his next directing gig. Insiders tell the site that earlier this month Wright was in negotiations to direct Lionsgate's planned Julius Caesar flick EMPEROR, however those talks...
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Lionsgate developing Emperor, the first of a potential Julius Caesar trilogy

Films dealing with ancient Rome/Greece typically aren't franchise fodder, but they sure seem to be heading that way. Lionsgate already has a potential franchise based around "The Odyssey," and now they're turning their sights on Julius Caesar. Deadline reports that Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment is developing EMPEROR, the first in what could be a trilogy of...
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Review: Emperor

PLOT: After Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender, General Douglas MacArthur suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation. MacArthur assigns an expert in Japanese culture, General Bonner Fellers, to covertly investigate the involvement of the Emperor, worshipped by his people as a god by his people, to see how deep his involvement in Japan's war effort really...
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First trailer for the WWII political drama, Emperor, starring Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox arrives

Back in September we showed a clip from EMPEROR, the new WWII political thriller starring Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox , which saw Jones portraying the famed General MacArthur with the usual strength and "swagger" he usually brings to his roles.  Now, we have a full trailer for the film, which gives more insight into Fox's role and the overall gist of the film.  It looks...
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Clip from the WWII pic Emperor with Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox shows some swagger

The WWII pic EMPEROR is set to premiere at TIFF and today we have a new clp from the film, which features Tommy Lee Jones as General Douglas McArthur and Matthew Fox as General Bonner Fellers, who is tasked with investigating whether or not the Japanese Emperor should be punished for war crimes.  It's a compelling angle for a WWII film as it focuses on the aftermath of the war,...
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