March 14, 2014 |
Emma Watson is traveling the globe touting her new movie "Noah," the biblical epic starring Russell Crowe as the title character. On Thursday she attended the European premiere in Berlin wearing a navy and black tulle chiffon gown by Wes Gordon. [E!] Watson is also on the cover of April's Elle and inside, the actress who famously put her acting career on hold to attend Brown University after finding fame as a child playing Hermione in the "Harry Potter" series talks about needing a personal life separate from her career: "I remember reading this thing that Elizabeth Taylor wrote.
February 25, 2014 |
There are myriad ways to promote a film these days, most notably through trailers, billboards, media junkets and talk-show appearances. Now "Noah" star Russell Crowe is trying to reach a higher power, beseeching Pope Francis on Twitter to watch his upcoming biblical adventure, which is based on the Noah's Ark story from the Book of Genesis. Addressing the pontiff as "Dear Holy Father," Crowe on Monday tweeted , "#Noah film. Screening?The message of the film is powerful , fascinating , resonant.
January 10, 2014 |
NEW YORK - The ark in "Noah" should be the ultimate petting zoo, but a warning sign on the film's massive set here tells visitors to keep their hands to themselves: "Animals are fragile. Please do not touch. " There are fake mammals crowding one deck, artificial lambs lying with ersatz lions on another, mounds of rubber snakes and turtles and lizards in one corner, stuffed birds of all feathers molting somewhere else. "It's like jellybeans in a jar," producer Mary Parent said of the quantity of prop animals residing in the ark. "If you can guess the right number, you win a prize.
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July 18, 2013 |
An animal shelter set up for the massive Mountain fire has morphed into a "Noah's Ark" as people fleeing the flames have dropped off a colorful collection of pets, officials said Thursday evening. The animals at the San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus include two pygmy goats, a tree frog, an African Grey Parrot, two show horses and about 60 cats and dogs. There are also chickens that laid two blue eggs, according to the Riverside County Department of Animal Services. "It's kind of like a Noah's Ark," department spokesman John Welsh told The Times. The shelter, at 581 S. Grand Ave. in San Jacinto, has been operating around the clock since evacuation orders were issued.
January 30, 2014 |
Viewers tune into the Super Bowl for two things: spectacle and football. Two new TV spots to air during the big game will check those boxes while teasing upcoming movies: Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic "Noah" and Ivan Reitman's inside-the-NFL drama "Draft Day. " Paramount's 30-second "Noah" spot , which will air before kickoff, doesn't show much new footage since the first trailer was released in November, but it does offer a glimpse of...
October 16, 2013 |
Making a big studio movie when you're the strong-willed independent sort can run you into a lot of sand traps. Filmmakers in that position think studio execs are a bunch of philistines and marketing-minded meddlers, while the execs thinks a director is a stubborn, out-of-touch mule who's never had to sell a ticket in his life. (Both may be slightly right.) Darren Aronofsky and Paramount appear to be enacting that time-honored saga anew. A Hollywood Reporter story says that the director is skirmishing with Paramount over "Noah," the new Russell Crowe-starring biblical epic set for March.