Ed Norton is being lined up to play the villain in 'The Bourne Legacy'.
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana
Spielberg waits in the wings as supporters of the murdered human rights leader say Greengrass project would resort to trivia and smears
Having made two excellent Bourne movies together, Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon reunite for an Iraq War thriller which doesn't work quite so well.
After the comparative whimsy of Looking for Eric, Ken Loach is back in competition in Cannes with a very dark and muscular revenge thriller. Route Irish is an intricately plotted, fast-moving film with a strong political undertow. Loach and his regular screenwriter, Paul Laverty, are railing against the abuses perpetrated by Western private security contractors in Iraq. They are laying bare the obscenity of waterboarding and torture. In the final reel, though, the film lurches into vigilante territory – a Death Wish for the anti-war movement.
Twelve years ago Lord Saville began his inquiry into one of the darkest chapters in the history of Northern Ireland. Now, £200m later, he will finally deliver his report
Weapons of mass distortion bludgeon any subtlety in Damon's Iraq yarn
'Green Zone' Q&A: Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon
Director may have quit fourth instalment of film franchise after dispute over script
David Lean's Nostromo? Michael Powell's The Tempest? As Brighton's Cine City film festival celebrates the best movies that never made it to the screen, Emma Love explores why some projects just don't get finished
Sebastian Faulks sold the film rights for his bestselling novel 16 years ago. Only now may shooting finally start on the sweeping wartime love story. Geoffrey Macnab pieces together a blockbuster saga with a cast of thousands
When 'Watchmen' was published in 1987, it was hailed as the greatest graphic novel of all time – and Hollywood immediately snapped up the rights. Two decades later, after passing through the hands of some of the world's biggest-name directors, the $150m project has finally come to fruition. Tim Walker tells the inside story of a tortuous journey from page to screen
The cream of Britain's television directing talent met last week to set up Directors UK, aimed at protecting their rights and influence over the production process. The Independent was there to see them in action
It's taken years, but Hollywood has finally invited the Oscar-nominated actress Amy Ryan to join the top flight.
'Cold Feet' made him a household name and the nation’s favourite lovable rogue. But with a couple of heavyweight roles under his belt and a new conspiracy thriller about to air, James Nesbitt is ready to embrace the dark side
Films about atrocities in Northern Ireland are out on DVD. Geoffrey Macnab assesses their impact and legacy