Martin Sheen Joins Cast Of Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes Movie

By | Thursday March 6, 2014 @ 4:13pm PST

martin-sheen-and-warren-beatty-large-picture-80238741EXCLUSIVE: Martin Sheen has joined the cast of Warren Beatty‘s untitled Howard Hughes project, the script of which is being kept tightly under wraps. Sheen and Beatty are old friends but this is the first time they’ve worked together. Sheen, who will next be seen opposite Rooney Mara in Stephen Daldry’s Trash, been on and off the set for director Beatty, who is also producing and plays Howard Hughes. The story centers Hughes’ assistant (played by Alden Ehrenreich) and his love interest (Lily Collins). The pic, known around town as the untitled Warren Beatty project, also includes Annette Bening and Matthew Broderick.

Related: Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes Pic Finally Takes Flight

The project was funded by billionaires Ron Burkle, Steve Bing, Windsor Media’s Terry Semel, Arnon Milchan’s New Regency and James Packer and Brett Ratner’s RatPac Entertainment. It’s a $26.7M negative. Ratner and Beatty are producing with Packer exec producing. Read More »

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Martin Sheen Stars In BBC/Animal Planet Film About Whaling Disaster That Inspired ‘Moby Dick’

By | Monday November 25, 2013 @ 7:26am PST

Martin Sheen will star in The Whale, a two-hour film from BBC Factual Productions and Animal Planet that’s set to premiere in December on BBC 1 and in summer 2014 on Animal Planet. Based on … Read More »

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Martin Sheen, Matthew Modine Join English Voice Cast Of GKIDS’ ‘Wrinkles’

By | Friday July 12, 2013 @ 11:00am PDT

New York, NY – July 11, 2013 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, has announced the English voice cast for WRINKLES, the Spanish animated film directed by Ignacio Ferreras and based on Paco Roca’s award-winning graphic novel. The English voice cast includes George Coe (Archer, Kramer vs. Kramer), Matthew Modine (The Dark Knight Rises, Full Metal Jacket) and Martin Sheen (The Amazing Spider-Man, The West Wing). Recording is complete and US theatrical release is set for early 2014. The GKIDS-produced dub will be available in all English-language foreign territories, with Marina Fuentes at Six Sales handling international sales.

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Rooney Mara & Martin Sheen Join Stephen Daldry-Helmed ‘Trash’

EXCLUSIVE: The hacker from The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and the President from The West Wing have joined Working Title’s Trash. Martin Sheen and Rooney Read More »

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FX’s ‘Anger Management’ Nears 90-Episode Pickup, Martin Sheen Joins As Recurring

By | Saturday July 28, 2012 @ 8:41am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

UPDATED: Martin Sheen has closed a deal to play son Charlie Sheen‘s father on Sheen’s FX comedy series Anger Management for the show’s 90-episode back order. FX has not pulled the trigger on the 90-episode pickup … Read More »

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‘The Invisible War,’ ‘To Rome With Love,’ ‘Kumaré,’ ‘Stella Days’: Specialty Box Office

By | Thursday June 21, 2012 @ 10:36pm PDT

Two U.S. documentaries and two European-set narratives are among this weekend’s roster of new specialty offerings. Of the latter, there’s Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love, for which Sony Pictures Classics anticipates a warm reception following the success of Allen’s last movie, Midnight In Paris. His latest turns to the eternal city with an all-star cast. Veteran documentarian Kirby Dick’s The Invisible War debuts following festival screenings at Sundance and Provincetown. The other doc, Kumaré, which opened Wednesday, has been compared to Catfish (2010) in terms of controversy. Tribeca Film is rolling out in limited release the other narrative feature Stella Days starring Martin Sheen. Read More »

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“Dissolved” SAG Wants Martin Sheen & Anti-Merger Gang To Pay Legal Fees

By | Wednesday April 25, 2012 @ 6:43pm PDT

A union that doesn’t officially exist anymore filed motions today going through the required rules of procedure and attempting to dismiss a lawsuit that it says is dead – and for that the defunct SAG wants prominent anti-SAG-AFTRA … Read More »

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JFK Film Planned For 50th Anniversary of Assassination

By | Monday April 16, 2012 @ 10:40am PDT

The Kennedy Detail Atchity MovieAtchity Entertainment and Ramos and Sparks Group announced today they plan to turn former Secret Service agent Gerald Blaine’s bestselling book The Kennedy Detail into a feature film. The plan is for … Read More »

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Dustin Lance Black’s Prop 8 Play: Video

By | Sunday March 4, 2012 @ 2:57pm PST

A reading took place last night in Los Angeles featuring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Martin Sheen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jane Lynch, Kevin Bacon and more for Oscar-winning writer Dustin Lance Black’s play 8 directed by Rob Reiner. It’s based on a 2010 case filed by the American Federation for Equal Rights in U.S. … Read More »

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Emilio Estevez’s ‘The Way’ Finds Distribution

Mike Fleming

When Emilio Estevez launched The Way at the 2010 Toronto Film Festival, reaction was encouraging for the film he directed and which stars his father, Martin Sheen, as a grieving dad who walks The Camino de Santiago to honor his … Read More »

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A Little Pre-Cannes ‘Double’ Dealing As Image Acquires Richard Gere Thriller

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: A pre-Cannes domestic distribution deal was closed last night by Image Entertainment for The Double, the Hyde Park/Imagenation thriller that marked the directing debut of Michael Brandt. Brand wrote the script with Derek Haas, his writing partner on such … Read More »

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Sony Titles Pic ‘The Amazing Spider-Man,’ Issues First Shot Of Andrew Garfield As Webslinger

Mike Fleming

CULVER CITY, Calif., February 14, 2011 – Columbia Pictures announced today that the title of the next Spider-Man film will be The Amazing Spider-Man.The studio simultaneously released a photo of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man, the first shot of Garfield

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Martin Sheen Lands ‘Spider-Man’ Role And Sally Field May Be Next

Martin Sheen is joining the Marc Webb-directed 3D Spider-Man movie, playing the role of Uncle Ben. He joins Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Rhys Ifans, who were set earlier in the Sony Pictures Entertainment film that begins production in December. … Read More »

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TORONTO: Emilio Estevez Shows ‘The Way’

By | Friday September 10, 2010 @ 12:08pm PDT
Mike Fleming

There are plenty of fine films with strong casts vying for distribution at the Toronto International Film Festival. So if you can show buyers more than just 2 hours of footage, it might give a leg up. When Emilio Estevez this afternoon unveils the World Premiere of The Way and starts meeting with distributors, he is ready to offer research demonstrating the film plays to an audience, and especially to the faith-based crowd. Read More »

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