Latest Emmerich Stories

2011-07-20 17:30:00

Shakespeare Authorship Conference to be held Sept. 6-9 in Portland PORTLAND, Ore., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prominent Hollywood director and producer Roland Emmerich will headline Concordia University's Shakespeare Authorship Research Centre's Fall Conference Sept. 6-9 in Portland, Ore. Emmerich's new film, Anonymous, speculates on a centuries-old question - did William Shakespeare really write the works attributed to him? - and offers one possible answer. At the...

2009-03-28 11:54:45

U.S. actor John Cusack says his upcoming role in director Roland Emmerich's apocalyptic epic 2012 should be a good career boost. The 42-year-old actor, who is coming off the straight-to-DVD movie War, Inc., said the new action film will mark his first big budget production since 1997's Con Air, The Times of London reported Saturday. The rationale is it's good to be in a big hit movie! Cusack said of the Emmerich film. Good for your career, and it's nice to be wanted. Cusack did suggest it was...

2005-10-04 23:52:55

By Tatiana Siegel and Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - German director Roland Emmerich, who offered a terrifying glimpse of the future in "The Day After Tomorrow," will deliver a blast from the past with "10,000 B.C." The Columbia Pictures project centers on a young mammoth hunter who embarks on a journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his dying tribe. In the process, he saves the one he loves. The story is based an idea that Emmerich envisioned a...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.