Latest Barry Sonnenfeld Stories

2009-09-16 16:35:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Crackle.com, Sony Pictures Entertainment's online video network, today announced its highly-anticipated new 13-week season of original programming that begins on September 16, 2009. The new lineup features the tech show "The Esquire Digital Man," written and hosted by film director and Esquire columnist Barry Sonnenfeld (directed "The Addams Family," "Get Shorty," "Men in Black" and writes a monthly column for Esquire Magazine on all things...

2008-12-18 14:08:02

Barry Sonnenfeld has signed on to direct and produce the big-screen Hollywood action comedy The How-To Guide for Saving the World, MGM said Thursday. One of the first things I read when I joined the manly William Morris Agency was BenDavid Grabinski's script, Sonnenfeld said in a statement. I loved the writing, and the concept: what would happen if one afternoon, the secret group that protects Earth from alien invaders was wiped out? Fortunately, they left behind an instruction manual for...

2008-12-18 02:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures has attached Barry Sonnenfeld (Men In Black, Get Shorty, 'Pushing Daises') to direct and produce the action comedy THE HOW-TO GUIDE FOR SAVING THE WORLD, from writer BenDavid Grabinski. The announcement was made today by Mary Parent, Chairman, Worldwide Motion Picture Group, MGM. Sonnenfeld on THE HOW-TO GUIDE FOR SAVING THE WORLD, "One of the first things I read when I joined the manly William Morris Agency was BenDavid...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'