Formula One race director Charlie Whiting dies suddenly aged 66

Lewis Hamilton leads tributes to ‘iconic’ Formula One race director Charlie Whiting who died suddenly aged 66 just three days before new season begins The FIA confirmed that Charlie Whiting had passed away in Melbourne  The 2019 Formula One season is due to start this weekend in Australia Whiting had worked in the sport for more than 40 years, beginning […]

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‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Director Stanley Donen Dies at Age 94

MGM Director Stanley Donen, who shepherded movie musicals including “Singin’ In the Rain” and “Funny Face” during Hollywood’s golden age, has died at age 94. His son, Mark Donen, confirmed the death, which happened on Thursday. Donen never won an Oscar for his work, but received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy in 1998 for “a body of work […]

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Exclusive: ‘Piercing’ Director Nicolas Pesce on the Integral Role of Music in the Film

Universal “Piercing” is probably one of the coolest movies you’ll ever see. I know it is one of the coolest movies I’ve ever seen, and I’ve seen a bunch of cool movies. I saw it first at Fantastic Fest, Austin’s premiere genre-based film festival, last fall, and fell in love. It’s the tale of a young psychopath (Christopher Abbott), who […]

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Director Hannah Marks Just This Hit Seriously Major Career Milestone At Age 25 (!)

This millennial is truly making her mark. At just 25 years old, the Turtles All the Way Down director Hannah Marks will be "one of the youngest female studio directors in history," according to Variety. Soon, she will be at the helm of the movie adaptation of John Green’s 2017 bestselling young adult novel, his first book following the 2012 […]

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‘Incredibles 2’ Director Brad Bird’s Next Feature a Musical Featuring Animation

Disney-Pixar/YouTube Brad Bird is ready to try something that scares him. The “Incredibles” and “Incredibles 2” director recently opened up about his next project and shared that it’s one he is “deathly afraid of.” During the during the BAFTA Tea Party red carpet on Sunday, Jan. 6, Bird told Variety that he’s working on his “next thing” and it’s a musical. “I don’t […]

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‘I, Tonya’ Director Craig Gillespie In Talks to Direct Emma Stone in ‘Cruella’

Disney “I, Tonya” director Craig Gillespie is in talks to direct Emma Stone as evil, puppy-killing villainess Cruella de Vil. According to Deadline, Alex Timbers, the acclaimed Broadway director-writer and co-creator of Amazon’s “Mozart in the Jungle,” was going to direct, but Disney wants to move up the production date. With Timber tied up bringing “Beetlejuice” to Broadway, that means he […]

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