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Ron Howard on why he skipped over The Lost Symbol in favor of Inferno Ron Howard's adaptations of Dan Brown's hugely popular series of novels centering around Harvard symbology expert Robert Langdon haven't exactly kept to the same order as the books. The first film (THE DA VINCI CODE) was based on the second book while the second film (ANGELS & DEMONS) was based on the first. Dan Brown's fourth novel in the series is the... Read More...

Watch the New 'Inferno' Trailer, Plus: 5 Burning Questions with Director Ron Howard Director Ron Howard and star Tom Hanks reunite yet again on the big screen this October 28 in Inferno, their third adaptation of a Dan Brown-penned nail-biter, following 2006's The Da Vinci Code and 2009's Angels & Demons. Hanks is back as symbologist Robert Langdon, this time tasked with saving the world from a man-made plague created in the hopes of solving the planet's overpopulation crisis.  With Langdon battling a case of amnesia, he'll need the assistance of a...Read MoreRead Comments

Inferno Trailer Has Tom Hanks' Robert Langdon Saving the World Famed symbologist Robert Langdon races against the clock to foil a deadly global plot in Rob Howard's Inferno.

Tom Hanks looks particularly Hanks-y in these pics from Ron Howard's Inferno After waking up in a hospital room in Florence, Italy, with no memory of what has occurred for the last few days. Robert Langdon suddenly finds himself the target of a manhunt. With the help of Sienna Brooks, a doctor, and his knowledge of symbology he will try to escape whilst they have to solve the most intricate riddle Langdon ever faced. Yes, it's another Langdon... Read More...

The director/star pairing of Ron Howard and Chris Hemsworth just can't seem to deliver a break-out box office success. After the well-received Rush fizzled at the box office back in 2013, In the Heart of the Sea struggled mightily this weekend, opening in second place, giving The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 its fourth straight weekend at #1. Most notably, the weekend top twelve grossed a mere $68.7 million, the worst this weekend has seen since Star Trek: Insurrection topped the box ...

‘In the Heart of the Sea’ Sets Sail With $575,000 at Thursday Box Office Ron Howard‘s nautical disaster epic, “In the Heart of the Sea,” made $575,000 at the box office on Thursday night. The $100 million budget film tells the story of the Essex, a whaling ship that lost a run-in with a gigantic sperm whale, inspiring Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.” The film, starring Chris Hemsworth in the leading role, currently holds a 48 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and is expected to make $10 to $15 million this weekend. Also Read: Ron Howard's 'In the Heart of the Sea' About to Sink at Box Office The film also stars Benjamin Walker,

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Review: In the Heart of the Sea

JoBlo - Wed, 2015-12-09 22:15

Review: In the Heart of the Sea PLOT: The crew of a nineteenth century whaling ship runs afoul of a giant, enraged sperm whale, triggering a series of disasters that leaves them adrift and without much hope of survival. REVIEW: As the trailers have no doubt already told you, Ron Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEA is based on the actual whaling expedition of a doomed ship called The Essex, which was turned into a non-fiction book a few... Read More...

Ben Foster set to join Tom Hanks in Ron Howard's adaptation of Inferno I’ll get this right out of the way; I’m a fan of Ron Howard’s ridiculous Robert Langdon films based on the books by Dan Brown. Sure they’re completely absurd and you feel a little dirty at the end but dammit, they’re a lot of fun and having Tom Hanks around certainly gives them a bit of much needed credibility. Ben Foster has just signed on to the latest... Read More...

Ron Howard Rounds Out Inferno Cast With Felicity Jones, Sidse Babett Knudsen and More Imagine Entertainment Back when Felicity Jones was merely on the shortlist for the standalone Star Wars movie, many wondered if she would have time in her schedule since she was also linked to the next Dan Brown adaptation from Ron Howard. Then, when she was officially signed on to the secretive galactic spin-off, it seemed possible that maybe she would drop the less-exciting franchise. Nope. The current Oscar nominee is finding time for both.

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