Latest Steven Soderbergh Stories

2011-03-24 00:00:26

From recent screening success at Sundance, co-directors John-Roger and Jsu Garcia will now screen their indie film The Wayshower (starring Jsu Garcia, Eric Roberts, Peter Stormare, Sally Kirkland) with the FirstGlance Film Festival in Hollywood April 10th. This film inspired by Jsu Garcia's real life change of fate, from hollywood fame to spiritual devotee and Minister, has been described as 'The Adjustment Bureau' meets 'Eat Pray Love'. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2011 The Wayshower...

2011-01-21 11:08:00

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmmaker Jim Robertson and software entrepreneur Rich Kwiat have the answer to bulky, antiquated production guides and the waste of paper previously needed to run a production: doddlePRO, which allows users to create and share patent-pending, digital call sheets using their iPhone. Plans are in place to expand the app to Android and Blackberry and as an online version that will sync to users' Smartphones. doddlePRO is a newly introduced...

2010-02-22 08:00:00

SANTA FE, N.M., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Two major feature films are scheduled for production at the College of Santa Fe's Garson Studios early this year. The films, by Joel and Ethan Coen and Steven Soderbergh, will join the ranks of several other major films shot at Garson Studios. The Coen brothers, whose Academy Award-winning film "No Country for Old Men" was shot at Garson Studios, will be returning to Garson on February 24 to film "True Grit." The new film, currently scheduled for...

2009-12-09 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven Soderbergh's world premiere of And Everything Is Going Fine will be at the center of the 2010 Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, along with his enduring support of independent filmmakers. His latest feature film intimately documents the life and work of the late performance artist Spaulding Gray, a man with whom Soderbergh formed a special friendship. Steven Soderbergh has maintained a dedicated and venerable role with Slamdance both by...

2009-09-29 20:16:34

Mira Nair's Amelia is set to open the inaugural Doha Tribeca Film Festival in Qatar, organizers announced Tuesday. The movie about iconic aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart stars two-time Academy Award-winner Hilary Swank and Golden Globe-winner Richard Gere. Twelve of the other 32 films on the festival's slate have roots in the Middle East. Offering a diverse selection of titles from the international festival circuit, by both emerging and established directors, the Doha festival is to run from...

2009-07-16 10:45:11

Jon Amiel's Charles Darwin bio-picture Creation has been selected to open the 34th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, organizers said. The Toronto Globe & Mail noted the decision breaks with the tradition of opening the festival with a Canadian film. Amiel is British. The world premiere of the movie, which co-stars real-life married couple Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly as Charles and Emma Darwin, coincides with the 200th anniversary of the birth of the noted...

2009-07-10 08:33:21

U.S. filmmaker Steven Soderbergh will not direct the big-screen adaptation of Michael Lewis' book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game as planned. The Oscar-winning director of Traffic, Ocean's 11 and Che reportedly was at odds with the Sony studio regarding the movie's screenplay. Variety.com said Soderbergh has dropped out of Moneyball, and The West Wing and Sports Night mastermind Aaron Sorkin has been hired to re-write an early script by Steve Zaillian. Despite Soderbergh's...

2009-07-01 10:37:33

Doubts that Hollywood can continue to deliver quirky, high-quality films have been raised with the cancellation of Moneyball, analysts say. Sony Pictures pulled the plug last week on the $57 million Steven Soderbergh movie about baseball starring Brad Pitt after sinking $10 million into preproduction costs, exposing studio jitters about tanking DVD revenues and the dwindling power of star actors to drive projects in economic hard times, The New York Times reported Wednesday. They're much more...

2009-06-22 12:41:47

Columbia Pictures has decided to delay Hollywood actor Brad Pitt's next movie, Moneyball, after director Steven Soderbergh rewrote the agreed-upon script. The film reportedly was to have started shooting Monday in Phoenix. Variety.com reported Columbia Pictures boss Amy Pascal pitched the baseball business movie into limited turnaround, giving Soderbergh the opportunity to bring it to another studio. Pascal opted to halt the project after reading Soderbergh's rewrite of Steven Zaillian's...

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