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Wolf of Wall Street writer to tackle script for Antoine Fuqua's Scarface

Terence Winter is no stranger to tackling the criminal element after his work on The Sopranos, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET and Boardwalk Empire (which he created), so it should come as no surprise that the writer is now set to board Antoine Fuqua 's remake of SCARFACE which will follow a Mexican immigrant fighting for his version of the American Dream in Los Angeles. Per...
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Antoine Fuqua says his Scarface remake is more relevant than ever right now

Antoine Fuqua 's remake of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN hits theaters in just a few days but the director already has his eye on a remake of Brian De Palma 's SCARFACE. The 1983 crime drama which starred an over the top Al Pacino was itself a remake of a 1932 film which went by the same name, but Antoine Fuqua recently told Fandango that the story of an immigrant fighting for...
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Exclusive: Oliver Stone Tribute (video)

Filmmaker Oliver Stone has never been one to shy away from a controversial subject, whether it be about war (PLATOON, BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY), politics (JFK, NIXON) or recent events (WORLD TRADE CENTER, W.). Today sees the release of his latest film, SNOWDEN, which looks to tackle the thousands of classified NSA documents leaked to the press by (you guessed it) Edward Snowden ....
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Why It Works: Natural Born Killers

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** With SNOWDEN hitting theaters this weekend (you can read our review here ), Oliver Stone is bringing us another of his signature paranoia-laden biopics (making Edward Snowden part...
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We Interview Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zachary Quinto & More for Snowden

Oliver Stone isn’t one to shy away from controversial subjects. In his latest, he explores the world of Edward Snowden , a man who is a traitor to some and a hero to others. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Shailene Woodley , Melissa Leo and Zachary Quinto , the film examines Snowden and what lead to him releasing the information he did to the American public. The feature...
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Review: Snowden (TIFF 2016)

PLOT: The true story of Edward Snowden ( Joseph Gordon-Levitt ), from his recruitment into the CIA to his eventual leaking of top-secret NSA documents, to his eventual exile and status as one of the world’s most wanted men. REVIEW: SNOWDEN is probably Oliver Stone 's best movie in awhile, but on the whole still lacks the tension or outrage that defined his...
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Cast This: Tony Montana

The remake of SCARFACE is still lingering in the air as just this week we learned that Antoine Fuqua might be sitting in the director’s chair when cameras finally roll. The third take on SCARFACE would take the premise of an immigrant rising to power from his meager beginnings into modern-day L.A. So now someone is stuck with the task of trying to find the new Tony Montana...
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Antoine Fuqua may say hello to Universal's Scarface remake

Antoine Fuqua has been coming on strong in recent years after seeing a bit of a downturn in his career following TRAINING DAY. But following the successes of OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, THE EQUALIZER and SOUTHPAW and with a promising remake of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN on deck for September, Fuqua has once again become a filmmaker that studios want to work with, and so it shouldn't come as...
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New Snowden trailer emerges from this year's Comic-Con

An intriguing participant in this year's San Diego Comic-Con was Oliver Stone 's SNOWDEN. Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley were on-hand to discuss the biopic of sorts before Open Road shows the film for the first time on Thursday night, and while an interesting panel discussion commenced (as to be expected by anything involving Stone -  "He's...
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Snowden (and Pokemon Go) with Oliver Stone (Comic Con 2016)

Oliver Stone is already known to be one of our most controversial filmmakers and he couldn’t have picked a more hot-button topic for his next project than Edward Snowden. Stone made his first-ever Comic Con appearance, giving Hall H a sneak peek at his latest film SNOWDEN, along with actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, and Zachary Quinto in tow. The panel...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Brian De Palma

Last week , we took a look at the career of actor Alec Baldwin who, somehow, has never gotten around to making a movie with this week’s subject... Brian De Palma Of all the directors I’ve featured in this column, I must admit that I have a particular - or perhaps peculiar - soft spot for Brian De Palma . Having attended TIFF since 2009, one of the...
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Joe Gordon-Levitt becomes the world's most wanted man in the Snowden trailer

It's been nearly a year since the teaser trailer for Oliver Stone 's SNOWDEN biopic hit, showing us absolutely nothing, but we finally have a legitimate trailer that gives us an idea of what to expect. For those uninitiated, this politically-charged thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden ,...
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