Latest Atom Egoyan News

Subscribe to Atom Egoyan alerts

Ryan Reynolds Stars In Palme D'or Nominated 'The Captive' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Stephen Caswell | 15th December 2014

'The Captive' is the latest film from Atom Egoyan, known for 1997's 'The Sweet Hereafter', 1994's 'Exotica' and 2005's 'Where the Truth Lies'. The story follows Reynolds character after he finds his daughter has gone...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Reese Witherspoon And Sofia Vergara For Don't Mess With Texas

10th June 2013

Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara are set to star in 'Don't Mess with Texas'.The 'Mud' actress and 'Modern Family' star are being lined up to star in the comedy flick, which Universal Pictures have now...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , ,

Reese Witherspoon Joins Devil's Knot Cast

16th December 2011

Reese Witherspoon has joined the cast of 'Devil's Knot'.The Oscar-winning actress has signed up to appear in the crime drama, which is to be directed by Atom Egoyan and is based on reporter Mara Levitt's...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

'Heroic' Liam Neeson

22nd March 2010

Liam Neeson has been praised for returning to work on the movie 'Chloe' following the death of his wife Natasha Richardson. The 57-year-old actor - who was working on the sexual thriller when Natasha died...

Tagged in this article - , , , , ,

Amanda Seyfried's Uncomfortable Love Scenes

3rd March 2010

Amanda Seyfried's sex scenes on 'Chloe' left her cold. The 24-year-old actress, who plays the lead role of Chloe in the Atom Egoyan-directed movie, says intimate shots with co-star Julianne Moore were difficult. She said:...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Director Egoyan Says Liam Neeson Is A Hero

24th April 2009

Atom Egoyan has thanked Liam Neeson for his "heroic" professionalism in completing a film shoot just days after the death of his wife Natasha Richardson.The British actress died in March as a result of head...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Genie Awards Go Crazy

14th March 2006

French-Canadian gay drama C.R.A.Z.Y. was the big winner at the 26th Annual Genie Awards in Toronto, Canada, last night (13MAR06), picking up an impressive ten trophies. JEAN-MARC VALLEE's movie follows in the footsteps of fellow...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , ,

Egoyan Hits Back At Fans And Critics

24th November 2005

Film maker ATOM EGOYAN has hit back at reviewers and fans who criticised his decision to make mainstream movie WHERE THE TRUTH LIES. The cult Canadian director was accused of selling out by making...

Tagged in this article - ,

Blanchard Fears Sex Scene Will Become Internet Porn

17th October 2005

Canadian actress RACHEL BLANCHARD fears the NC-17 rating slapped on her new movie WHERE THE TRUTH LIES will make the film an afternoon delight for lusty teenagers. US censors gave the film the restrictive...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Bacon And Firth Consider Comedy Dates

16th September 2005

Actors KEVIN BACON and COLIN FIRTH made such a good comedy double act in new period movie WHERE THE TRUTH LIES they're thinking about going on tour. The pair play fictional post-World War II...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Firth + Bacon Upset About Nc-17 Rating

15th September 2005

LATEST: Actors COLIN FIRTH and KEVIN BACON are upset their threesome sex scene in new film WHERE THE TRUTH LIES has earned the movie a restrictive NC-17 rating. The pair, who play fictitious 1950s...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Egoyan Loses Threesome Appeal

9th September 2005

LATEST: The producers of director ATOM EGOYAN's controversial new film WHERE THE TRUTH LIES have lost their appeal to overturn the restrictive NC-17 rating the movie was awarded. The film, which premieres at the...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Bacon And Firth In Sex Scene Thrust Controversy

23rd August 2005

ATOM EGOYAN's new movie WHERE THE TRUTH LIES has distributors so convinced the film's threesome sex scenes will mean a high rating in the US they're planning an appeal even before censors have considered the...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Water To Open Canadian Film Festival

29th June 2005

DEEPA MEHTA's controversial Indian movie WATER will open the Toronto International Film Festival on 8 September (05) - five years after violent protests forced Mehta to cease shooting the project in India. In 2000,...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Firth: 'Darcy Is History'

15th May 2005

Screen heart-throb COLIN FIRTH is dumping his English gentleman persona in favour of grittier roles - and he has already thrown off his MR DARCY image in his latest film WHERE THE TRUTH LIES....

Tagged in this article - , ,