Latest News on Eastern Promises

December 14, 2012

David Cronenberg Talks Canceled Projects

Looking back on the "Eastern Promises" sequel and the "sidebar" to "The Fly" that might have been.More…

November 19, 2011

Fox Passes on David Cronenberg's The Fly Sequel

And in other Cronenberg sequel news, Viggo Mortensen is still attached to "Eastern Promises 2."More…

April 3, 2009

Weekly Ketchup: Sony announces Men in Black III

Right smack in the middle of this week was April Fool's Day, so some stories this week had to be always be viewed with a grain of salt, but there was indeed real movie news. And as usual, being true didn't stop some stories from still seeming ridiculous and incredible. In that spirit, starting this week, the Weekly Ketchup will be ending with the Rotten Story of the Week, the story that's just so weird that it would have to be an April Fool's Day joke (but isn't).More…

March 30, 2009

Cronenberg Making More Eastern Promises

Surprise! David Cronenberg is planning a sequel to "Eastern Promises." (Warning: if you haven't seen "Eastern Promises," and plan to one day, skip the finale-spoiling first sentence at the beginning of the article.)More…

December 24, 2007

RT on DVD: Rush Hour 3, The Kingdom, and More!

There's action and drama to be found this week, and not just with your family at Christmas dinner. And if you couldn't make it out of town for the holidays, you're in luck; this week's DVDs take you to Paris (Rush Hour 3), Saudi Arabia (The Kingdom) and London (Eastern Promises). More…

December 19, 2007

No Country for Old Men, There Will Be Blood Top Critics' Lists in Toronto, San Diego, Austin

The parade of critics' year-end best-of lists continued yesterday, with panels in Toronto, San Diego, and Austin weighing in on their favorite films of 2007.More…

December 14, 2007

Atonement, Control Lead London Film Critics Noms

The London Critics Circle has announced the nominees for its year-end awards, with Anton Corbijn's Control and Joe Wright's Atonement leading the pack at eight nominations apiece.More…

December 13, 2007

Atonement Leads Golden Globe Nominations

The nominations for the 65th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning. Did your favorite films, stars, and songs make the cut?More…

December 12, 2007

Jesse James Wins SF Critics Over; Into the Wild Leads Critics Choice Noms

Just when we thought we'd seen all the year-end kudos we can handle, along come the San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards -- and the Critics Choice Awards nominations -- to prove us wrong.More…

October 29, 2007

Interview: David Cronenberg on Eastern Promises - UK Spin!

We catch up with David Cronenberg in London to find out more about the local aspects of his latest, Eastern Promises.More…

October 28, 2007

51st London Film Festival - RT's Highlights

It's that time of year when the film world's biggest and brightest descend on London and show some Oscar hopefuls nice and early. RT has been spending time eyeing up the films to look out ahead of the big night.More…

October 2, 2007

Cory Goodman to Remake Cronenberg's Brood

You guys! Check it out! You aren't going to believe this, but...it's a news item about a remake!More…

September 23, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Resident Evil Sets New Series High Score at #1

Two new films were met with enthusiasm from North American moviegoers who powered each film past the openings of their respective predecessors. Fans of action and horror lined up for the threequel Resident Evil: Extinction which bowed at number one while those in search of a laugh spent their dollars on the romantic comedy Good Luck Chuck.More…

September 20, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Jovovich vs. Alba in Multiplex Mayhem

Jodie Foster will find herself in the middle of a catfight over the number one spot this weekend. The star of current chart-topper The Brave One will face challenges from Milla Jovovich's new action sequel Resident Evil: Extinction, Jessica Alba's romantic comedy Good Luck Chuck, and the Amanda Bynes college laugher Sydney White.More…

September 20, 2007

Critical Consensus: Chuck is No Good, Sydney White is No Fairy Tale, Eastern Exceeds Promises

This week at the movies, we've got cursed couples (Good Luck Chuck, starring Dane Cook and Jessica Alba), a collegiate Snow White (Sydney White, starring Amanda Bynes), the London underworld (Eastern Promises, starring Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts), and post-apocalyptic zombie killing (Resident Evil: Apocalypse, starring Milla Jovovich). What do the critics have to say?More…

September 17, 2007

Toronto Film Fest: Eastern Promises Takes Audience Award

From exploding heads to car crash sex fetishes, director David Cronenberg is ever eager to freak out the audience. But the Toronto crowd was ready and willing this time: Cronenberg's latest, Eastern Promises, has nabbed the audience award at the Toronto Film Fest.More…

September 16, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Jodie Struggles But Still Hits #1

For the second straight weekend, a star-driven action drama aimed at adult audiences opened at number one with $14M in ticket sales from roughly 2,700 theaters. This time it was Jodie Foster's The Brave One which topped the charts bumping former champ 3:10 to Yuma to the runner-up spot.More…

September 13, 2007

Critical Consensus: Brave One Isn't Tops, Mr. Woodcock is Flaccid, Hunting Party is Busted

This week at the movies, we've got vigilantes (The Brave One, starring Jodie Foster), gym teachers (Mr. Woodcock starring Billy Bob Thornton and Susan Sarandon), war correspondents (The Hunting Party, starring Richard Gere and Terrence Howard), and dragons (Dragon Wars, starring Jason Behr). What do the critics have to say?More…

September 13, 2007

Viggo Mortensen to Walk The Road?

The film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer-winning, Oprah-certified novel, The Road, may have found its star.More…

September 12, 2007

RT Talks Eastern Promises with David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen

The upcoming Eastern Promises marks the second collaboration between David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen since A History of Violence in 2006. A crime drama with an interest in principles of family, Eastern Promises revolves around the underground slave trade in London run by the family-controlled Vory V Zakone (literally 'thieves in honor'.)More…

August 23, 2007

Oh, Canada! RT Prepares for Toronto Film Fest

Passport? Check. Pants? Check. Camera, laptop, and voice recorder? Check, check, and check. The Toronto International Film Festival (September 6 - 15) may still be a few weeks away, but we're already planning out our itinerary. Below are a few films we'll be lining up for in Canada.More…