TCM host Ben Mankiewicz asked both Soderbergh and Clooney about the possibility of revisiting the Ocean’s Eleven characters now, 15 years after the third film, Ocean’s Thirteen, premiered. Soderbergh responded there have been plenty of conversations about it, and he pointed to Ocean’s Eight as one result of such talks.
The director wouldn’t give a straight answer on whether he’d make another Ocean’s film, teasing the audience as he slowly parsed out each word, “I’m… thinking… about… tomorrow.”
Brad Pitt and David Fincher were first brought together in the mid 1990s on the set of Fincher’s movie, Seven. The gripping and deliciously sadistic thriller marked the beginning of their prolific collaboration. This Friday, February 24, 2023, the 48th César Awards ceremony honored the legendary career of David Fincher.
Brad Pitt’s speech was a touching one. “I love the man with all my heart,” said Pitt. He also shared a handful of anecdotes with guests, crediting him with introducing us to the concept of binge-watching. “With his first series, House of Cards, he was one of the decision-makers that decided to release the whole season at once, changing the way that we view our series.” The star further expressed his admiration for Fincher, stating : “We, who have been so fortunate to ride in his slip streams, will tell you that he is warm, a big softy, and that he is incredibly articulate and rigorously honest, and takes great care when explaining his vision. We will try to describe the pearls of wisdom that fall from his mouth, but we will fall short.”
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Hamilton, who has also sought advice from Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer, explained: “We’re going through a process right now of selecting the character that will be alongside Brad, which is exciting.
“Basically that’s the process of watching [the auditions].
“We have recordings of them doing certain scenes and we got through it. I have sat in the office with Jerry and Joe and Brad, and we’ve been watching them and kind of given our inputs and what we think.”
“I want to make the movie, in terms of like having diversity and representation, I want it to be as Formula 1 should be in the future – or should be now, but will be in the future,” insisted seven-time F1 champion Hamilton.
“I want to see female mechanics. We would love to see a female driver. We haven’t gotten to that point just yet. But why not?
“Right now, we’ve still got the script. We’ve gone through quite a few different iterations of it. We’re still waiting for a new rewrite, and that’s the whole process. But I was doing that throughout Christmas.
“It’s exciting. I’m excited to get to the next end of the script. I was talking to Brad last night about the characters that we have coming.”
Brad Pitt’s bubbly will be the only champagne served at the 95th Oscars next month.
Fleur de Miraval in France calls itself the only Champagne house exclusively devoted to Rosé Champagne, and is produced in a collaborative project by Hollywood star Pitt and two other families.
This is the second year in a row Fleur de Miraval will be served at the Oscars, which are taking place on March 12th in Los Angeles. Read more.
Amy Ryan is set to star alongside George Clooney and Brad Pitt in an Apple Original Films’ upcoming feature film written, directed and produced by Jon Watts.
Hailing from Apple Studios, the thriller follows two lone-wolf fixers assigned to the same job. Clooney produces alongside Grant Heslov through Smokehouse Pictures. Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment and Dianne McGunigle also serve as producers.
Ryan, an Oscar nominee and SAG Award winner, already has strong ties with Apple as she is set to co-star in Apple’s Sugar, a new, genre-bending series starring Colin Farrell from creator and executive producer Mark Protosevich. On top of that, she was also recently seen in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building.