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Netflix Announces First Original Movie With ‘Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon’ Sequel

By Stephanie Chase | 30th September 2014

Netflix are teaming up with the Weinstein Company to produce the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon titled, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny. For the first time ever, the movie will be...

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Angelina Jolie Upsets Chinese Fans With Ang Lee Comments

11th June 2014

Angelina Jolie has become a target for Chinese film fans after questioning director Ang Lee's links to their nation in a media interview.The actress was promoting her new movie Maleficent, which is set to open...

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Angelina Jolie: Cleopatra Might Be Last Film Role

3rd June 2014

Angelina Jolie is set to play Cleopatra on the big screen.The 'Maleficent' actress has revealed she's in line to take on the part of the iconic Egyptian queen in an Eric Roth-scripted movie.She confessed during...

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Ang Lee Opens Up About Tiger Drama On Life Of Pi Set

29th November 2013

Moviemaker Ang Lee has addressed reports suggesting a tiger almost drowned on the set of Life Of Pi, revealing it was "an accident".The director agreed to speak with reporters in the Philippines in the wake...

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No Animals Were Harmed? Ugh, Tiger Was Nearly Killed On 'Life Of Pi'

By Michael West | 27th November 2013

The Life of Pi on-set monitor who emailed a colleague to say that King - the Bengal tiger used on the movie - "damn near drowned" during shooting has left the American Human Association.Ang Lee...

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American Humane Association Bosses Sever Ties To Life Of Pi Worker

27th November 2013

American Humane Association officials have severed ties with an employee who confessed to "playing down" the near death of a tiger on the set of Ang Lee's acclaimed Life Of Pi.Gina Johnson's email to a...

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Vin Diesel Wants Ang Lee For Kojak

26th November 2013

Vin Diesel wants Ang Lee to direct him in 'Kojak'.The 'Fast & Furious' star is eager for the Oscar-winning 'Life of Pi' director to join his latest project, which is a remake of the classic...

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Life Of Pi Wins Another Bafta

25th November 2013

Ang Lee's acclaimed drama Life Of Pi has added to its British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards haul by claiming the top prize at the organisation's Children's Awards.The film scooped a...

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Peter Morgan And Ang Lee Working On New Muhammad Ali Movie

27th September 2013

Award-winning British screenwriter Peter Morgan is working on a film with director Ang Lee about Muhammad Ali's infamous fights with Joe Frazier.The two boxers fought several historic bouts in the 1970s, and the film will...

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China Finally Pays Hollywood Studios For 'Life Of Pi' And Others

By Michael West | 14th August 2013

The Chinese government has paid six major Hollywood studios in full, following a lengthy dispute over box-office payments, the Motion Picture Association of America announced on Tuesday, reports the Wall Street Journal."We are pleased to...

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Fascinating Fact: 3718831

14th June 2013

Harry Potter filmmaker David Yates has taken over from Ang Lee to direct new Tv drama series Tyrant. The Life of Pi Oscar-winner quit the Fx network project, about an American family pulled into a...

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Sam Mendes Back For Bond 24?

29th May 2013

Sam Mendes is reportedly set to direct the next James Bond film.The 'Skyfall' director previously ruled himself out of directing the 24th installment in the spy franchise due to his West End musical commitments, but...

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Nolan, Lee Or Refn To Direct Bond 24?

29th May 2013

Christopher Nolan, Ang Lee and Nicolas Winding Refn are in the running to direct the next James Bond film.'The Dark Knight Rises' director, the 'Life of Pi' helmer and the 'Drive' filmmaker are all hot...

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Lesbian Love Story Wins Top Palme D'or Prize At Cannes

28th May 2013

Lesbian romance 'Blue Is The Warmest Colour' has scooped the coveted Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival.The French film, 'La Vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue Is The Warmest Colour)', was...

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'Blue Is The Warmest Colour' Wins Palme D'or

27th May 2013

'Blue is the Warmest Colour' has won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.The lesbian coming of age movie, directed by Tunisian-born Abdellatif Kechiche and featuring rising French star Lea Seydoux - took...

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Nicole Kidman Stuns In Anne Hathaway's Original Oscars Dress

24th May 2013

Nicole Kidman wore Anne Hathaway's original Oscars gown to the Cannes Film Festival.The Australian actress was the picture of elegance at the 'Nebraska' premiere on Thursday (23.05.13) in a stunning ivory lace Valentino Haute Couture...

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Eva Longoria's Wardrobe Malfunction Draws Laughs At Cannes Film Festival

By Michael West | 22nd May 2013

Eva Longoria suffered a wardrobe malfunction at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday (May 18, 2013) though managed to have a pretty good laugh about the whole thing. The former Desperate Housewives actress stepped onto...

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Ang Lee Walks Away From Debut Tv Project

21st May 2013

Director Ang Lee has dropped out of his Tv directorial debut.The filmmaker signed on to helm a pilot for Tyrant, the story of an American family pulled into a Middle Eastern conflict, on the back...

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sequel Confirmed

17th May 2013

The Weinstein Company has officially announced a 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' sequel.The movie studio has confirmed its long-rumoured sequel - titled 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny' - to the hit martial...

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The Great Gatsby Kicks Off Cannes Film Festival

16th May 2013

'The Great Gatsby' opened the Cannes Film Festival last night (15.05.13). Several stars from the film including Leonardo DiCaprio - who plays main character Jay Gatsby - Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Amitabh Bachchan took...

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The Great Gatsby Kicks Off Cannes Film Festival

16th May 2013

'The Great Gatsby' opened the Cannes Film Festival last night (15.05.13). Several stars from the film including Leonardo DiCaprio - who plays main character Jay Gatsby - Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Amitabh Bachchan took...

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Steven Spielberg Playing Cannes 'By Ear'

16th May 2013

Cannes jury president Steven Spielberg is going to ''play it by ear''.The 'Lincoln' director will lead an all-star panel - including 'Stoker' actress Nicole Kidman, 'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee and 'Django Unchained' actor...

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Cannes Jury Enjoy Spielberg Inspired Dinner

15th May 2013

The Cannes Film Festival jury met for the first time last night (14.05.13).The panel - who will decide which competition film wins the prestigious Palme d'Or prize at the annual film gala - convened in...

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Cannes Jury Deliberations Will Be 'Heated'

15th May 2013

Stephen Frears says the Cannes Film Festival jury's deliberations are ''heated''.The filmmaker headed the prestigious award ceremony's panel of jurors in 2007 - when the top Palme d'Or prize went to Romanian film '4 Months,...

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Dark Rooms, Bans And Bolshy Women: How The Cannes Jury Choose The Palme D'or Winner

By Michael West | 15th May 2013

What it's like to sit on the jury at the Cannes Film Festival and have the power to present the director of the very best movie with the prestigious Palme d'Or? This year, Steven Spielberg,...

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Ang Lee Receives Top Honour In Taiwan

10th May 2013

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee has been hailed as the "glory of Taiwan" after returning to his native country to receive a top honour.The Life of Pi director was invited to attend a special ceremony in...

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Steven Spielberg Joined By Ang Lee On Cannes Jury

25th April 2013

Ang Lee has joined Steven Spielberg on the Cannes Film Festival panel.The 'Life of Pi' director - who has picked up the Best Director Oscar award on two occasions - has joined the nine-person jury,...

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The Iconic Mingle With The Indie On This Year's Cannes Jury

By Victoria Pavlova | 24th April 2013

The jury, which will seal the fate of all Cannes entrants has been decided. The power now lies with a mix of directors and actors, which includes Ang Lee (Best Director Oscar this year); former...

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Star-studded Cannes Jury Announced

24th April 2013

The Cannes Film Festival unveiled an impressive array of jurors who will decide who will be the winner of this year's Palme d'Or, the festival's top award. Headed by Steven Spielberg, the Cannes jury will...

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Cannes Jury Boasts Stellar Line-up Featuring Nicole Kidman And Ang Lee

By Hayley Avron | 24th April 2013

This year’s Cannes jury boasts some high profile talent, spanning eight different nationalities. The Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman is perhaps the best known of the line-up and she will be joined by the Austrian actor...

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