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Will Ferrell To Star In Shakespearean Comedy

Will Ferrell To Star In Shakespearean Comedy

By Zach Walton December 2, 2014

Will Ferrell has tackled a multitude of subjects throughout his career – primetime news, professional figure skating, NASCAR and more. Now the comedian is preparing to take on the ultimate acting challenge – Shakespeare. Variety is reporting that Sony has …

Computer Chess Crew Talks At Google Computer Chess Crew Talks At Google

Google hosted a few of the people involved with the film Computer Chess for a screening and an “At Google” Q&A recently, which the company has now made available for viewing. Participating in a post-screening Q&A were writer, director and …

Eric Schmidt Talks 'Pandora's Promise' With Director Eric Schmidt Talks 'Pandora's Promise' With Director

In a recent “At Google” talk, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt sat down with Robert Stone, Director of the documentary Pandora’s Promise, along with some of the cast. Google has now made the video public for all to watch. Here’s …

'They Call it Myanmar' Director Talks At Google 'They Call it Myanmar' Director Talks At Google

Dr. Robert Lieberman, novelist and director of the film, “They Call it Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain,” recently participated in an “At Google” talk, discussing the film. The late Roger Ebert included the film among his top documentaries of 2012. More …

Director Henry Alex Rubin Talks At Google Director Henry Alex Rubin Talks At Google

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Henry Alex Rubin, who directed films like Murderball and Disconnect, recently participated in an At Google talk, discussing Disconnect at Google NYC. The talk took place on April 26th. Disconnect is Rubin’s first non-documentary. It’s described as …

Bing To Add Klingon Language To Translator Bing To Add Klingon Language To Translator

Update: Bing has now made the official announcement. Bing is reportedly adding the Klingon language to Bing Translator as part of a marketing deal between Microsoft and Paramount, as the studio prepares to release Star Trek Into Darkness. While we’ve …

Knife Fight Director Bill Guttentag Talks At Google Knife Fight Director Bill Guttentag Talks At Google

Bill Guttentag, director of the political comedy/drama “Knife Fight” recently participated in an “@Google Talk,” which the company has now uploaded for viewing. In addition to directing the Rob Lowe film, he has helmed a number of documentaries, including: Soundtrack …

Firefox Challenges Filmmakers To Get Mobilized Firefox Challenges Filmmakers To Get Mobilized
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Are you a filmmaker that happens to be a fan of Firefox? Do you want a chance to win a few thousand dollars? If so, you’ll definitely want to submit a film for the Firefox Flicks competition this year. Mozilla …

Amazon Is Making A Horror Movie Called Seed Amazon Is Making A Horror Movie Called Seed

Amazon’s original content arm, Amazon Studios, announced today that it has optioned its first novel – the horror novel Seed, written by Ania Ahlborn. The book was published by 47North, a Sci-Fi, fantasy and horror imprint of Amazon Publishing. “Our …

Robert De Niro's New Film Gets Slammed By Critics
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I’m a big fan of Robert De Niro. His films have always been some of the best in the business and I’m willing to forgive him when he signs on for a less than great film. His newest film, Red …

Need For Speed Film Reportedly In The Works

I enjoy EA’s Need for Speed franchise as much as the next guy. They’re fun racing games that know their audience without going too far into arcade or simulation gameplay. I never played the games for any kind of story, …

The Artist Wins Oscars, Snubbed By Pirates The Artist Wins Oscars, Snubbed By Pirates

Do Oscar nominations correlate to increased piracy? Let’s find out! TorrentFreak keeps a tally on the most pirated films each week, but this week is special as it comes on the coattails of the Oscars. People were aware of the …

Twitter Documentary “Twittamentary” Set To Begin Open Screening [Exclusive] Twitter Documentary “Twittamentary” Set To Begin Open Screening [Exclusive]
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The making of a Twitter documentary was announced over two years ago. It’s called Twittamentary (fittingly), and now it’s set to begin screening in communities around the world. The film’s director Siok Siok Tan tells WebProNews, “We have lots of …

Celebrities on Google+ – 15 More to Add to Your Circles Celebrities on Google+ – 15 More to Add to Your Circles
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Celebrity use may prove to be a big driver of general Google+ use. It certainly helped with Twitter. We live in a society that is obsessed with celebrity, and we tend to want to follow people on social networks who …

Netflix: Pay More If You Want Streaming AND DVDs Netflix: Pay More If You Want Streaming AND DVDs

If you didn’t like the Netflix redesign, you’re going to love this. Pricing adjustments! Netflix announced today that it is doing away with member plans that let you get both unlimited DVDs and unlimited streaming – something many of us …

Netflix, Miramax Deal Brings Oscar Winners and Cult Classics to Customers Netflix, Miramax Deal Brings Oscar Winners and Cult Classics to Customers

Netflix has announced a new multi-year deal with Miramax to bolster its ever-expanding catalog of available-for-streaming movie titles. That means users will get access to some classics from Kevin Smith, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino, among others. Films include (but …

Robert Rodriguez Talks Sin City at SXSW Robert Rodriguez Talks Sin City at SXSW

This is a little off the beaten online business path (the usual subject area of WebProNews), but this is SXSW. This also happens to be one of my favorite filmmakers and a great film. Robert Rodriguez took time to speak …