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Barry Levinson

  1. movie review
    HBO’s Paterno Takes an Unconventional Approach to a Cautionary TaleAs the title character, the usually galvanic Al Pacino barely speaks, a nearly-still center surrounded by smash cuts and TV-talking-head inserts.
  2. casting couch
    Al Pacino Will Play Penn State Coach Joe Paterno in HBO’s Sandusky-Scandal MoviePacino previously played Phil Spector in 2013 and Dr. Jack Kevorkian in 2010 for HBO.
  3. the wizard of lies
    Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer on Madoff and Life Under TrumpTheir new HBO movie, The Wizard of Lies, is out this weekend.
  4. HBO Is Developing a TV Adaptation of 1997’s ‘Wag the Dog’HBO wants to turn the 1997 political satire Wag the Dog into a television series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, original director Barry […]
  5. movie review
    Movie Reviews: The Humbling and MatchFrom Al Pacino as a spent, delusional old Shakespearean and Patrick Stewart as an aging dance professor.
  6. Bill Murray Will Star in Barry Levinson’s ‘Rock the Casbah’Bill Murray has found his next movie. Here’s how Deadline describes the plot of said film, which is called Rock the Casbah: The story of a […]
  7. Actually, *Pushes Glasses Back Onto Face* the ‘Diner’ TV Pilot Was the […]Barry Levinson’s 1982 film Diner is a classic. Funny, original, and engrossing, it has been credited with influencing a huge swath of what we […]
  8. exclusive
    Modern Family Star Eric Stonestreet Will Bring the Sad Saga of Fatty Arbuckle to HBOBarry Levinson will direct the biopic of the early Hollywood star, whose career was cut short by false charges of rape and murder.
  9. barry levinson
    Barry Levinson to Helm O.K.C.It’s about Timothy McVeigh.
  10. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Brian Austin Green, UsherPlus: more music from Linkin Park on the way!
  11. chat room
    Barry Levinson on You Don’t Know JackThe director talks about America’s changing tastes, why it’s hard to get a film in theaters, and working with a young David Simon.
  12. the industry
    Al Pacino to Fall for a Younger WomanPlus: Showtime and HBO battle for the Vanderbilts.
  13. the industry
    Owen Wilson Is a DogPlus: Jim Belushi! Gordon Ramsay! A Canadian kid!
  14. the industry
    Al Pacino to Kill, RighteouslyPlus: HBO gets ‘Hung. ’
  15. the industry
    Jim Carrey to Talk to His Hand for a Whole MoviePlus: Break-dance fighting!
  16. quote machine
    Ne-Yo Probably Not Reading Your BlogPlus: Mickey Rourke learns a very important lesson.
  17. just because
    Could De Niro, Penn, and Willis Be Social on Set?With these three guys around, you have to wonder what it was like on the set of ‘What Just Happened?’ Were they social? The answer is interesting.
  18. the industry
    David Simon Re-‘Wires’ His New PilotA handful of ‘Wire’ vets join Simon’s New Orleans–set HBO pilot.
  19. the industry
    Marion Cotillard Gets a Date With Johnny DeppPlus industry news on Beyoncé, Robert Redford, and Gnarls Barkley.