Articles Tagged 'Danny Boyle'

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WATCH: Kate Winslet on the ‘Warmer Side’ of Steve Jobs

Some of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ supporters are criticizing the new film portrayal of his life for being overly negative. It’s certainly possible to leave Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender and directed by Danny Boyle, believing that the tech giant was inflexible, selfish, arrogant and severely wanting in some of his personal relationships. But that’s […]

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Danny Boyle’s ‘Trainspotting’ Sequel Gets Start Date, Name Change

The sequel to Irvine Welsh‘s novel Trainspotting is called Porno. But it turns out director Danny Boyle, who brought the film adaptation to the big screen in 1996, is changing the name of the forthcoming sequel. The new name hasn’t been announced, but we do know that it’s not Porno. Boyle played around with alternative […]

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Danny Boyle’s Next Film: ‘Trainspotting’ Sequel

Danny Boyle‘s new film Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender in the title role, has yet to hit theaters (it’s coming October 9) and the English director (Slumdog Millionaire) is already making plans for his next project. But, in his defense, that’s because he’s out promoting Jobs and people are asking him, “So, when can we […]

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WATCH: Michael Fassbender in Full Trailer for ‘Steve Jobs’

The full trailer for Danny Boyle‘s retelling of the life of Apple pioneer Steve Jobs (called, with computer-like efficiency, Steve Jobs) has just been released, showing a strident Michael Fassbender playing the title role as a combination of rock star and visionary cult leader. The story is set across the launches of three Apple products, […]

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Exclusive Clip: Bomb Threat Hits ‘Babylon’ in Episode Three

SundanceTV’s six-part series Babylon hits the halfway mark on Thursday, January 22. By episode three, American PR professional Liz Garvey (Brit Marling) has gotten her full-stride and has the support of Commissioner Miller (James Nesbitt) in executing her ideas on behalf of the London police force. This is good timing because Garvey’s expertise is called on when […]

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15 TV Shows We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

We’ve already talked about which cinematic delights await Anglophile viewers in the coming twelve months, but what about the small screen? There’s never been a better time to see a wide range of U.K.-produced shows on American television, whether on BBC America, PBS, or assorted cable broadcasters — so here’s our guide to the fifteen […]

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Macman: Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs

Benedict Cumberbatch might be taking all the attention right now for his portrayal of the mathematical genius Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, but it looks as if another British actor is eyeing up a technical biopic of a more modern sort. It’s been reported in Variety that Christian Bale is in talks to take […]

Frank Cottrell Boyce Brings a Cast of Children to ‘Doctor Who’ Season Eight

The film scriptwriter and children’s novelist Frank Cottrell Boyce has been announced as the final writer—alongside Mark Gatiss, Phll Ford, Gareth Roberts, Peter Harness, Steve Thompson and Jamie Mathieson—to have contributed a script for Season Eight of Doctor Who.  Perhaps best known as the scriptwriter for Danny Boyle’s astonishing opening ceremony at the 2012 London Olympic […]

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SundanceTV Confirms Danny Boyle’s TV Show ‘Babylon’

SundanceTV, formerly known as the Sundance Channel, is teaming up with the U.K.’s Channel 4 to bring executive producer Danny Boyle’s (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting) police satire Babylon to U.S. audiences, reports IndieWire.com. The six-part series, created by writing partners Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong (Peep Show, The Old Guys, Fresh Meat), revolves around London’s Metropolitan […]

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