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Peter Morgan on the drive to write 'Rush' – Peter Morgan, the screenwriter for the Ron Howard-directed film 'Rush,' recalls how a meeting with Niki Lauda led to his take on the driver's rivalry with James Hunt. I should declare I have never been a fan of motor racing. I don't watch Formula One, the intricacies of engine refinement and lap times leave me cold, I don't even drive fast. 8 years 35 weeks ago via donnieyen

Screenwriter Peter Morgan Reveals Details About Ang Lee's 3D Boxing Movie – A couple of months ago, we talked about how Academy Award winning director Ang Lee was going in a radical new direction for his next film by attempting to make a 3D boxing movie. While I was initially nonplussed by the idea, given it didn’t sound worthy of the years-long process Lee will sometimes use to craft his movies, I have warmed to it and can see the potential. 8 years 45 weeks ago via jetli

New in Theaters: 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,' 'Rush,' 'Don Jon,' 'Baggage Claim'

5:00 PM 9/27/2013 by Logan Falk
Don Jon
We’ve quite a busy weekend ahead of us this time around, as there are four films coming out that span pretty well the whole range of audiences one could imagine. There’s family fun, comedy, action, romance, raunchy romance, and everything in between.

Peter Morgan Reteams With Ron Howard On 'In The Heart Of The Sea' – EXCLUSIVE: Oscar-nominated screenwriter Peter Morgan has stepped onto In The Heart Of The Sea, Ron Howard’s adaptation of the Nathaniel Philbrick high-seas drama for Warner Bros and Village Roadshow Pictures. Principal photography starts in the UK on September 10 and marks a reteam for Howard and Morgan who previously collaborated on Frost/Nixon and the upcoming racing pic Rush. 8 years 51 weeks ago via jackiechan

Ang Lee To Next Helm 3D Film With Classic Boxing Battles Including Ali-Frazier – EXCLUSIVE: Ang Lee, who won the Oscar for directing Life Of Pi, will next take his 3D camera technology in a new intriguing direction. I’ve learned that Lee has set up his next project at Universal Pictures, and it’s described to me as an epic look at the boxing world of the 1960s and 1970s, as seen through the prism of its biggest rivalries and greatest fights. 9 years 1 week ago via donnieyen

Peter Morgan to Write Hugh Hefner Biopic for Warner Bros.

Hugh Hefner – Producer Jerry Weintraub is developing the film about the Playboy founder. 10 years 4 weeks ago via theothersenhman

First Trailer and Poster for Fernando Meirelles' '360' Starring Jude Law, Rachel Weisz and Anthony Hopkins

360 – The first trailer and poster for director Fernando Meirelles’ (City of God) 360 have landed online. The film was written by Frost/Nixon scribe Peter Morgan and tells the interconnected stories of characters played by Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, Ben Foster, and Anthony Hopkins. The film actually premiered at last year’s Toronto Film Festival and—given the talent involved—was surprisingly met with a lukewarm response (read Matt's review here). 10 years 10 weeks ago via theothersenhman


Posted March 7th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Set against the sexy and glamorous golden age of Formula 1 racing, RUSH portrays the exhilarating true story of two of the greatest rivals the world has ever witnessed—handsome English playboy James Hunt and his methodical, brilliant opponent, Niki Lauda. Taking us into their personal lives on and off the track, RUSH follows the two drivers as they push themselves to the breaking point of physical and psychological endurance, where there is no shortcut to victory and no margin for error.


Posted January 17th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

From two acclaimed artists: director Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener) and writer Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon). With a stellar international cast that includes Rachel Weisz, Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, Ben Foster, Jamel Debbouze and Moritz Bleibtreu, 360 is a moving and exciting dramatic thriller that dazzlingly weaves together the stories of an array of people from disparate social backgrounds through their intersecting relationships.


New Line nabs Peter Morgan heist pic – Simon Kinberg will produce; adds to growing list of high-profile projects -- New Line Cinema has acquired a new untitled heist film written by Peter Morgan ("The Queen") that will be produced by Simon Kinberg through his Genre Films banner. 10 years 37 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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