The Flash’s Danielle Panabaker Details the Challenges of Directing Nora’s Backstory — Godspeed Tease Included

For her directorial debut, Danielle Panabaker wasn’t handed any ol’ episode of The CW’s The Flash. Rather, she was tasked with bringing to life Nora West-Allen’s backstory (which of course takes place far into the future. Time travel!). RELATED STORIES This season’s 18th episode (airing Tuesday at 8/7c) also picks up in the wake of […]

Brooklyn 99 Star Discusses Directing Holt vs. Disco Strangler Showdown

In the Feb. 28 episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Capt. Holt tracked down his longtime nemesis, the Disco Strangler, with an assist from Terry and Charles. Believed to be dead, the notorious serial killer — who uses yo-yo strings to throttle his victims — faked his own death as part of an elaborate prison break. The […]

Jamie Lee Curtis Will Return for ‘Halloween’ Sequel If David Gordon Green Is Directing

There’s been a lot of talk about a potential Halloween sequel in the wake of the new film’s box office success. But one pressing question that’s lingered has been whether or not Jamie Lee Curtis would return for yet another film as ultimate final girl Laurie Strode. We now have the answer! According to Curtis herself, […]

Bryce Dallas Howard Directing ‘Dads’ Documentary About Fatherhood Across the Globe

Bryce Dallas Howard grew up in show business. Not only is her father famed director Ron Howard (seen above with Bryce as a baby), but her grandfather was actor Rance Howard. But for an upcoming project, the Jurassic World franchise star will get behind the camera and turn the lens on more typical fathers. Imagine […]

John Carpenter Prefers Playing Video Games to Directing, Thank You Very Much

Will John Carpenter ever direct a feature film again? Maybe. What John Carpenter would really like to do, though, is play video games and watch basketball. As great as it would be to have a new Carpenter movie, who are we to deny the legendary filmmaker the simple pleasures he craves? Still, Carpenter says there’s always […]

Superhero Bits: Kevin Smith Directing in ‘Supergirl’ Season 4, Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Infinity War’ Cameo & More

What was Kenneth Branagh‘s cameo in Avengers: Infinity War? Will Luke Cage pop up in the second season of Iron Fist? Which joke in Teen Titans Go! To the Movies almost got cut by the studio? Is there another symbiote character in Venom besides Riot? Which Suicide Squad member had a different fate than we […]

Is Writing Harder Than Directing? Hollywood Filmmakers Weigh In

Here’s a complicated question: is writing harder than directing? Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson thinks so, and inadvertently kicked off a bit of a firestorm when he expressed that sentiment on Twitter. A handful of other Hollywood filmmakers joined the conversation and began explaining reasons why one discipline is more difficult than the other, and […]

Mel Gibson is Directing a WWII Thriller Called ‘Destroyer’, May Co-Star in ‘The Six Billion Dollar Man’

In 2006, actor/director Mel Gibson was arrested for driving under the influence and went on a now-infamous rant using anti-Semitic, racist, and sexist comments. After apologizing and spending the next decade in director’s jail, he made a comeback with 2016’s Oscar-nominated Hacksaw Ridge and has eased his way back into the Hollywood limelight. Now his […]

Once Upon a Time's Lana Parrilla Talks Directing Debut, Bidding Regina Adieu: 'This Has Been a Huge Part of My Life'

For this Friday’s episode of Once Upon a Time (ABC, 8/7c), original cast member Lana Parrilla found herself behind as well as in front of the camera. Making her directorial debut, Parrilla helped bring to life a revamped tale of Hansel and Gretel, the former of which we now know to be Hyperion Heights’ Candy […]

Martin Scorsese Directing ‘SCTV’ Reunion Special for Netflix

Master filmmaker Martin Scorsese will helm a Second City Television reunion show for Netflix. The SCTV reunion will feature a sit-down interview with Joe Flaherty, Dave Thomas, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Catharine O’Hara, and Martin Short. Martin Scorsese wants to stay in the Netflix business. The Wolf of Wall Street filmmaker has the expensive, highly-anticipated The Irishman brewing over […]