The actor makes his directorial debut on the WWI drama and also stars
Aug. 20 marks the drama's U.S. and Canadian debuts
The social network celebrated its eighth birthday by allowing users to see their first Tweets, much to the chagrin of many Hollywood stars
ADG adds 'Shutter Island,' 'Narnia,' 'Alice in Wonderland' to usual slate of contenders
Academy's reminder lists contain 241 films, including all the celebrated scripts ineligible for WGA Awards
The secretive siblings have written a modern take on the popular myth
Critically reviled "Jonah Hex" also debuts strongly
"Get Him to the Greek" also debuts strongly, while "Robin Hood" still has arrows in its quiver
It takes more than a concept to make a good movie, but originality isn't much valued in Hollywood
Two festivals kick off, and the company with the highest batting average in Hollywood goes for sequels
Web, radio spread rumors that star had perished while filming in Kitzbuhel, Austria
The actor takes offense at interviewers suggestion that he sounded 'Irish'
Universal's mega-budgeted adaptation opens to $111.1M globally; "Iron Man 2" No. 1 in North America with $53M
Russell Crowe period-action film on pace to meet tracking with $37M weekend; "Iron Man" number 1 with $14.9M
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TheWrap's roundup of Cannes news ‘n’ notes from around the web
“Excitement in the room is ... not detectable” for out-of-competition opening nighter
Summit's romantic drama may break out in a big way, despite competition from "Robin Hood"
TheWrap has gotten a copy of the production budget
Lots of American stars, but focus on competition at the 63rd festival is international
Featurette shows the making of Ridley and Russell's new blockbuster
Russell Crowe's summer tentpole will screen out of competition
Russell Crowe stars as the Medieval rob-from-the-rich, steal-from-the-poor hero
The bar is high, but so are expectations for a slate including "Iron Man 2," "Eclipse" and "Avatar" aftershocks
Success of "Avatar" is giving everyone the three-dimensional fever. Glasses recommended.
Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe's latest collaboration bears a distinct resembalance to "Gladiator"