'Wonder Woman' director hunt starts

Warner Bros is on the hunt for a female director for 'Wonder Woman'. The studio is said to be actively seeking a female filmmaker to take on the high-profile solo superhero film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Darren Aronofsky to receive Animal Rights award
Darren Aronofsky to receive Animal Rights award

Director Darren Aronofsky will receive the first ever Human Society Filmmaker Award as an appreciation for his decision to use animated animals instead of real creatures in his Biblical film 'Noah'.

I would love to direct Amitabh Bachchan: Peter Webber
I would love to direct Amitabh Bachchan: Peter Webber

British director Peter Webber, best known for his Scarlett Johansson-Colin Firth starrer feature debut 'Girl with a Pearl Earring', says he would love to make a cross-cultural film with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Fawad and my approach to work differ: 'Humsafar' director
Fawad and my approach to work differ: 'Humsafar' director

Sarmad Khoosat, who directed Fawad Khan in 2011 hit Pakistani drama 'Humsafar', says though he finds the 'Khoobsurat' star a brilliant performer, the actor does not feature on his wish list.

'Mickey Virus' director's next - clean comedy 'Meet The Patels'

After making his directorial debut with 'Mickey Virus', Saurabh Varma is set to make his next comedy film titled 'Meet The Patels'. He says it will have clean humour.

Rajkumar Santoshi yet to finalise cast

Director Rajkumar Santoshi, whose last venture 'Phata Poster Nikhla Hero' came out in 2013, is planning to direct again, but is yet to finalise the film's cast.

Margarita, With A Straw' a very personal film: Shonali Bose

 The sexuality of disabled people is often ignored and that's what inspired director Shonali Bose to come up with 'Margarita, With A Straw', a gentle coming-of-age story about a woman afflicted with cerebral palsy.

I have extreme faith in Ashutosh Gowariker: Hrithik Roshan
I have extreme faith in Ashutosh Gowariker: Hrithik Roshan

 

New Delhi: Hrithik Roshan, who is reteaming with Ashutosh Gowariker for period love story 'Mohenjo Daro' after 'Jodha Akbar', says he has extreme faith in the director.

I will not direct 'Hansel and Gretel 2': Tommy Wirkola
I will not direct 'Hansel and Gretel 2': Tommy Wirkola

 

Los Angeles: Tommy Wirkola, who directed and penned the 2013 action-horror film 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters', says he will not helm its sequel.

Madhur Bhandarkar to be honoured at Syracuse Film Festival
Madhur Bhandarkar to be honoured at Syracuse Film Festival

 

Mumbai: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar will be honoured at the 11th edition of the Syracuse International Film Festival to be held in New York from October 5 to 12.

Babak Najafi to helm 'London Has Fallen'

 

Los Angeles: 'Easy Money II' director Babak Najafi could be directing 'London Has Fallen'.

Fredrik Bond exited the project over creative differences earlier this month. Najafi is said to be in discussions to direct the Millennium Films sequel action drama, reportedly.

Director Steve McQueen to get European film academy honour
Director Steve McQueen to get European film academy honour

'12 Years A Slave' director Steve McQueen will be honoured with the European film academy awards for his career achievements.

In time, I will direct a film: Hrithik Roshan
In time, I will direct a film: Hrithik Roshan

Actor Hrithik Roshan is currently happy and content in his space as an actor, but when the time is right and if he has a subject, he may go behind the camera to direct a film. However, he says "it will take time".

'London Has Fallen' loses director
'London Has Fallen' loses director

 

Los Angeles: Director Fredrik Bond has dropped out of 'London Has Fallen'.

The 'Charlie Countryman' filmmaker has exited the 'Olympus Has Fallen' sequel over creative differences six weeks before shooting begins, reportedly.

Dylan Penn wants to be a director

Model Dylan Penn, who is making her acting debut with 'Condemned', aspires to be a screenwriter and director in future.

'99 Homes' to release worldwide next year: Ashok Amritraj
'99 Homes' to release worldwide next year: Ashok Amritraj

 

New Delhi: Indian-American producer Ashok Amritraj has decided to shift the release date of his recession drama '99 Homes', starring 'Spider-Man' actor Andrew Garfield, to June 2015.

IFFI 2014 will focus on Chinese cinema: Director

 

Panaji: On the backdrop of India inking the film co-production treaty with China, organisers of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) have decided to focus Chinese cinema in its upcoming edition scheduled to be held in November.

I want to direct eventually: Fawad Khan
I want to direct eventually: Fawad Khan

 

New Delhi: Pakistani singer-actor Fawad Khan says he would not mind juggling between acting and direction as his eventual desire is to go behind the camera.

Farhan was impressed with 'Porbazaar' script: Director
Farhan was impressed with 'Porbazaar' script: Director

 

Panaji: Actress-director Manava Naik says Bollywood star Farhan Akhtar, who will be seen in a special appearance in Marathi film 'Porbazaar', agreed to be a part of the movie just after reading the script.

Shooting begins for 'She: The Movie'

The shooting of Viplab Majumder's directorial debut 'She: The Movie', based on a true story of a prostitute, began Monday. The makers are likely to wrap up the entire schedule within a month.