The world premiere event for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was held at the Dolby Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on Monday.
Of course, director Peter Jackson and his daughter Katie were in attendance. Plus, stars Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Richard Armitage, Aidan Turner, Dean O’Gorman, Ryan Gage, Stephen Fry, and Manu Bennett were all in attendance. Musician Ed Sheeran was also in attendance because he has a song entitled “I See Fire” on the soundtrack for the film.
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug officially hits theaters on December 13, 2013. Take a look at photos from the carpet and the premiere party in the gallery below:
The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles yesterday. Many of the stars, directors, and producers of the television shows, miniseries, and television movies nominated were in attendance to support their work.
Some media and entertainment experts had mixed feelings about the results and were quite surprised by some of the winners, Take a look at the winners list below and let us know what you think:
Outstanding Drama Series – Breaking Bad
Outstanding Comedy Series – Modern Family
Best Lead Actress in a Drama – Claire Danes for Homeland
Best Lead Actor in a Drama – Jeff Daniels for The Newsroom
Best Lead Actress in a Comedy – Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Veep
Best Lead Actor in a Comedy – Jim Parsons for The Big Bang Theory
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama – Anna Gunn for Breaking Bad
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama – Bobby Cannavale for Boardwalk Empire
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy – Merritt Wever for Nurse Jackie
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy – Tony Hale for Veep
Best Lead Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie – Laura Linney for The Big C: Hereafter
Best Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie – Michael Douglas for Behind the Candelabra
Best Miniseries or TV Movie – Behind the Candelabra
What do you think of these winners? Are you a fan of any of these shows or actors who won? Take a look at photos of the winners on the red carpet in the gallery below!
The 20th Annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala was held last night at the Cannes Film Festival. The amfAR foundation is non-profit organization dedicated to supporting AIDS research and raising AIDS awareness.
Many Hollywood names attended this event last night in support of the organization. Some Hollywood names that attended include Jessica Chastain, Chris Tucker, Milla Jovovich, Sharon Stone, Kristin Scott Thomas, Harvey Winstein, Christoph Waltz, Adrien Brody, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Plus, there were also some musicians that attended such as, Janet Jackson, Kylie Minogue, and Duran Duran. Certain Regard jury member Ziyi Zhang was also present for the gala.
Have you been following the events of the 66th Cannes Film Festival? Are you looking forward to seeing any of the films that are premiering at Cannes this year? What do you think of the red carpet fashion this year?
Director Steven Soderbergh’s HBO Liberace biography, Behind the Candelabra, hit Cannes yesterday for a premiere event, a photocall, and a festival panel. Michael Douglas and Matt Damon were the only two cast members that were present. However, producer Jerry Weintraub, screenwriter Richard LaGravenese, and author Scott Thorson were also present.
Other actors and Hollywood names that attended the premiere include Sharon Stone, Christoph Waltz, Petra Nemcova, Jamel Debbouze, Thierry Frémaux, Cristian Mungiu, and Julie De Bona.
There are only four more days left of the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival, so be sure to check back for more Cannes 2013 coverage! As the festival is coming announcements should be made soon about which film(s) will be receiving festival awards!
Would you be interested in seeing Behind the Candelabra when it premieres on HBO May 26? What do you think of the cast involved in this film? Have you been following all of the events going on at Cannes this year?
The Guillaume Canet-directed film Blood Ties premiered at the 66th Annual Cannes film festival yesterday along with James Franco’s As I Lay Dying. Canet also wrote the screenplay for this film and adapted it from the novel by Bruno and Michel Papet. Set in the 1970s, this film follows two brothers who face off over organized crime in Brooklyn.
Blood Ties stars actors Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis, Marion Cotillard, Lili Taylor, and James Caan. Most of these cast members were present for a photocall and big premiere event at Cannes. If you have not seen it yet, watch an exclusive trailer for Blood Tieshere.
Do you think Blood Ties sounds like an interesting film? What do you think of the casting choices made by the production? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
Actor James Franco is always on the go and is seemingly always trying to accomplish the impossible. Franco’s most recent project is a film adaptation of William Faulkner’s novel, As I Lay Dying.
Not only did Franco star in this film as one of the male lead characters, Darl Bundren, he directed it and wrote the screenplay. This adaptation also stars Beth Grant, Ahna O’Reilly, Tin Blake Nelson, Danny McBride, Logan Marshall-Green, Jim Parrack, and Jesse Heiman.
As I Lay Dying premiered yesterday at the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival and Franco, Grant, O’Reilly, and Nelson were present for a photocall and premiere event. If you have not seen the trailer for this movie yet, be sure to check it out here.
Have you been following all the events at this year’s Cannes Film Festival? What do you think of the fashion on the red carpet so far? Would you be interested in seeing As I Lay Dying?
The Coen brothers’ newest film, Inside Llewyn Davis, premiered at the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival just the other day. Joel and Ethan Coen wrote the screenplay, produced, and directed the film together, as they often do.
This film has an extremely talented cast behind it including Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, Oscar Isaac, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, and Adam Driver. Isaac play the lead role of Llewyn Davis, a struggling musician who is a part of the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Timberlake and Mulligan will be portraying Jim and Jean Berkey. These first few photos give us a look at Isaac, Timberlake, and Mulligan in their roles.
Would you be interested in seeing this film when it is released theatrically in December? What do you think of the cast involved in this project? Do you think Inside Llewyn Davis could be a big awards contender come 2014 award season? Take a look at the first few exclusive images from this film below! Also, if you missed it check out the photos from the Inside Llewyn Davis Cannes events here.