Latest Bill Condon News

After 'Fifth Estate' Failure, Bill Condon Is Directing 'Beauty And The Beast'

By Michael West | 5th June 2014

Twilight director Bill Condon is back in the blockbuster business after the disappointment of WikiLeaks drama The Fifth Estate and will director Disney's live-action movie Beauty and the Beast. The news comes after the studio...

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'The Fifth Estate' Is Stinker Of The Year In Movie Flop List [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 27th November 2013

It's been a slippery slope for Bill Condon's The Fifth Estate: first Wikileaks founder Julian Assange denounced the movie, then critics refused to be convinced, it disappointed at the box office and now it has...

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Creepy Twilight Doll Cut From Movie Revealed. Scariest. Thing. Ever.

By Michael West | 6th November 2013

The creepy Twilight doll known only as Chuckesmee was supposed to serve as the love child of Bella and Edward in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, the final chapter in the vampire...

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Was Julian Assange Right About Benedict Cumberbatch's 'The Fifth Estate'?

By Michael West | 10th October 2013

Julian Assange has become pretty annoying. There was a period when the WikiLeaks founder was an intriguing guy. People started calling him a rock and roll star. Now, he's holed away in the Ecuadorean embassy,...

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Ian Mckellen Goes From Sorcerer To Sleuth In Upcoming Sherlock Movie

By Holly Williams | 6th September 2013

Sir Ian McKellen is due to star as an elderly Sherlock Holmes in the movie adaptation of 'A Slight Trick of the Mind', a 2005 novel by Mitch Cullin.'The Hobbit' star has been signed on...

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Ian Mckellen Steps Into Sherlock Holmes' Shoes To Solve His Hardest Case Yet

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th September 2013

It’s official, screen legend Ian McKellen has signed on to play a retired Sherlock Holmes in Bill Condon's A Slight Trick of the Mind. The movie is based on a novel of the same name...

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Oliver Stone Meets Julian Assange, Then Attacks Wikileaks Movies

By Michael West | 11th April 2013

Never far from controversy, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has conveniently attacked two forthcoming movies about Julian Assange after meeting the Wikileaks founder at the Ecudorian embassy in London last week. Stone tweeted a picture of...

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Twilight And Kristen Stewart Win (Lose?) Big At The Razzies

By Lorna Greville  | 24th February 2013

Few movies feel complete without a baddy that you can lavish hate upon, whose own driving negative force encourages the hero to become the hero. Likewise, great movies couldn't be truly great if there weren't...

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First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch As Julian Assange In Wikileaks Movie (Photo)

By Michael West | 23rd January 2013

It looks as though producers working on the forthcoming WikiLeaks movie The Fifth Estate have well and truly nailed the casting process. Based on the book by Guardian writers David Leigh and Luke Harding, the...

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Wikileaks Movie 'The Fifth Estate' Starring Benedict Cumberbatch Sees First Light

By Lorna Greville  | 22nd January 2013

The contemporary social biopic has dug a niche for itself in popular cinema, spearheaded lately by such movies as The Social Network. They examine the lives of those who have been influential in contemporary history,...

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Razzies Nominations: So, Who Made The Worst Movie Of The Year?

By Michael West | 9th January 2013

It's that time of year again! The nominations for this year's Razzies have been announced, with Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 - which made a ridiculous $814 million at the box office - leading the...

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