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Sofia Coppola Is Going To Direct An Update Of 'The Little Mermaid'

Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment

Imagine Sofia Coppola's quiet, arty aesthetic in a rollicking fantasy land set under the sea. It's about to happen, as the director of "Lost in Transl...

Big '50 Shades' Rumor Debunked

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment

Despite reports last week from THR and Variety that Joe Wright was the front-runner to direct the upcoming "Fifty Shades of Grey" adaptation for Unive...

Will He Direct 'Fifty Shades'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment

The "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie just got a bit more legitimate. As first reported by THR and later confirmed by Variety, Joe Wright is the top choice...

First Nighter: Rowan Atkinson, Helen Mirren, Terrific Others Occupy London-Theater Hot Seats

David Finkle | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Due to one of those odd coincidences, theater at the moment seems to be about chairs. Rowan Atkinson sits in a relatively comfy one throughout the flawless revival of Simon Gray's Quartermaine's Terms, at Wyndham's.

The Wright/Knightley Trilogy

Nikola Stepić | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Nikola Stepić

Anna Karenina, one of last year's most talked-about productions, is a product of a longstanding friendship between a director and his muse. The relationship between Knightley and Wright harks back to that 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Then came 2007's Atonement.

This Anna Karenina Is Unhappy in Her Own Spectacular Way

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.28.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I want to tell you about an exhibition -- of a sort -- consisting of hundreds if not thousands of striking images presented onscreen to an audience eager to get to know the latest version of Leo Tolstoy's spectacularly unhappy Anna Karenina.

Christopher Rosen

Former 'Harry Potter' Star Enjoys Breakout Role In 'Anna Karenina'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Domhnall Gleeson is having a bit of a moment. The erstwhile Bill Weasley in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" plays the big-hearted Konstantin Le...

What's The Word On 'Anna Karenina'?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

All the world's a stage, very literally, in Joe Wright's wildly theatrical adaptation of "Anna Karenina." If you thought the director's five-and-a-ha...

Review: Anna Karenina

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

With Keira Knightley as the muse, Joe Wright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard transform Tolstoy's classic into a film that is emotionally wrenching, even as it turns the world it depicts inside out.

Christopher Rosen

'Anna Karenina' Director: 'I Think The Term Oscar Bait Is Pretty Horrible'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment

Leo Tolstoy fans expecting another predictable adaptation of "Anna Karenina" might be a little disappointed with Joe Wright's new film. The director's...

Christopher Rosen

What 'Anna Karenina' Star Keira Knightley Isn't Good At

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment

Since Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" was published in 1877, there have been some 25 adaptations of the epic novel for either film or television, with a...

Gazelle Emami

'Anna Karenina' Is Big On Show, Low On Substance

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 01.07.2013 | Entertainment

About halfway through Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, the narrator becomes so omniscient he enters the mind of a dog, as her master orders her down t...

Gazelle Emami

'Anna Karenina' Is Big On Show, Low On Substance

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 01.07.2013 | Entertainment

About halfway through Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, the narrator becomes so omniscient he enters the mind of a dog, as her master orders her down t...

Toronto Diary or "Who's Vronsky?"

Erica Abeel | Posted 09.08.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

I arrived in Toronto on a muggy afternoon to be blown away by Joe Wright's adaptation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. But Wright should brace for some critical roughing up.

Movie Review: Hanna

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.06.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Hanna and her father live in a cabin near the Arctic Circle -- but their time there is about to come to an end. He's training her for a mission: to find her way to a certain address in Munich.

WATCH: Keira Knightley Becomes A 'Chanel Superwoman' In A Sexy Catsuit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The new preview for Keira Knightley's upcoming Chanel ad gives a nice behind-the-scenes look at the Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice) direct...

Rosamund Pike 'Devastated' By Ex Joe Wright's Marriage

popeater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The U.K.'s Daily Mail claims that Pike ('Die Another Day,' 'An Education') -- whose wedding to director Joe Wright was abruptly called off in 2008 -- ...

Lost Angels at LAFilm Festival, Friday 6/25: Director Thomas Napper Illuminates Skid Row

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Thomas Napper fills every frame with the realities of Skid Row. His lens shines the light on a people and a place too many choose to turn away from.

Joe Wright's The Soloist Exploits the Skid Row Community

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Milazzo

Instead of telling the tales of the homeless, the film portrayed them as a Fellini-esque monolith -- a tainted Gomorrah teeming with decadence and dereliction.

Keira Knightley Beaten In Domestic Violence Ad (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Keira Knightley reteamed with her "Atonement" and "Pride & Prejudice" director Joe Wright, this time for an ad. The actress filmed a spot about the ...

"Atonement" Director Joe Wright Calls Off Wedding To "Bond" Girl Rosamund Pike

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Director Joe Wright met actress Rosamund Pike when she played eldest daughter Jane in his adaptation of "Pride and Prejudice," and they got engaged. P...

Atonement's Stars Talk Oscars, Love Scenes And Paparazzi

Entertainment Weekly | Dave Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

If you'll pardon Keira Knightley for a minute, she needs a smoke. ''It's really rude to do this,'' she says in the middle of an interview on the rooft...

"Atonement's" 5 1/2 Minute Tracking Shot Is One For The History Books

AP | Jake Coyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The story of the long tracking shot would be best told in one take. Our camera could begin with Orson Welles' "Touch of Evil," pass through Jean-Luc ...

Revealed: How Keira Filmed "Atonement's" Underwater Scenes

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Keira Knightley is better known for wearing tight corsets with huge bustles on the sets of period dramas. But as these pictures show, the actress can ...