Beautiful new Black Swan posters released

A new set of posters for Darren Aronofsky’s (The Wrestler) new film Black Swan is now online. Black Swan centers on Nina (Natalie Portman), a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her obsessive former ballerina mother Erica …
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Award-winning festival films to stream on net and mobile platforms

Jaman, an online destination for high-def entertainment, has partnered with Cinetic Rights Management, a leading provider of strategic advisory services to the entertainment and media industries. The collaboration expands Jaman’s catalogue to more than 7000 films, including Oscar-winning documentaries and contenders from the world’s premiere film festivals. Now Jaman members can watch such independent hits …
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Mickey Rourke and Sam Rockwell in talks for Iron Man 2

Variety reports that Mickey Rourke, who is currently enjoying success from his role in Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler, is in negotiations to play the main baddie in the upcoming Iron Man sequel, which Jon Favreau starts shooting this spring. Sam Rockwell (Frost/Nixon, Choke) is also in talks to play another villain in the film, which …
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Spirit Award nominations announced

Film Independent’s exec director Dawn Hudson, along with actors Sandra Oh and Jason Bateman, announced the 2009 Spirit Award nominations at Sofitel in Los Angeles this morning, according to reports. The films Ballast, Frozen River and Rachel Getting Married led all nods, with a three-way tie of six nominations for each film. All are candidates …
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Trailer for Mickey Rourke film The Wrestler

There’s been so much buzz surrounding Darren Aronofsky’s new film The Wrestler, ever since it premiered at the Venice Film Festival back in September, where is won the Golden Lion. The Wrestler follows the story of a retired professional wrestler named Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey Rourke), as he makes his way through the independent …
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More info on the new Robocop film

MGM has signed Darren Aronofsky to direct and David Self to write a new installment for its Robocop franchise. Aronofsky, the director of The Fountain, and Self, the writer of Road to Perdition, make a formidable creative team and fast track Robocop and spotlighting it as one of the most anticipated new films for 2010.   …
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Hamptons Int’l Film Fest Announces Golden Starfish Awards

The 14th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival presented its Golden Starfish Awards at a ceremony held at Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY on Saturday, October 21, 2006. The 2006 HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL celebrated its 14th annual celebration of premieres & screenings; programs & events; talent & industry. The natural beauty of the Hamptons, …
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Line Up for 2006 Hamptons Film Festival

This year’s Hamptons International Film Festival promises to be a star studded event, filled with great screenings, helpful panel discusions, parties and other events. The festival has released it’s complete slate of screenings, premieres and activities. The 2006 Hamptons International Film Festival takes place from October 18th through 22nd, 2006, in East Hampton, New York, …
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The Fountain Exclusive Net Trailer Spills Over

Darren Aronofsky loves his psychedelic trips, and The Fountain is no exception. The trailer’s color and musical tone feel like a drug I need definitely to take. I’m glad Warners decided to distribute the film, after the on-again, off-again talks around the campfire. The Fountain is an odyssey about one man’s thousand-year struggle to save the woman he loves. …
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Snyder Gets Watchmen

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Zach Snyder, who is currently working hard on Frank Miller’s 300 and also developing Rainbow Six, based on the Tom Clancy best-selling book and video game series, has stepped up to the plate to develop and direct Watchmen, the seminal DC limited series created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. Alex Tse, who wrote the Spike Lee-directed Showtime gang drama Sucker Free City, is writing the script …
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