IMDb > Roman Polanski > News
Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb



2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1994

1-20 of 238 items from 2014   « Prev | Next »


Will Cannes 2014 kick off the Oscar season for Bennett Miller, Mike Leigh and others?

24 minutes ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Ever since the Cannes International Film Festival knocked down a few walls between itself and the West in 2001 with festival director Thierry Frémaux coming on board to liven up the Croisette with more of a Hollywood acceptance, the connection between the annual May event and the awards season has become more pronounced. Films like Baz Luhrmann's "Moulin Rouge!," Roman Polanski's "The Pianist," Clint Eastwood's "Mystic River," Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom," Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Babel" and David Cronenberg's "A History of Violence" all started their Oscar trajectories in the south of France, while others like Paul Greengrass' "United 93," Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" and "Midnight in Paris" and Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" got high profile beginnings out of Competition. A coveted Palme d'Or win sometimes leads to a significant boost in the Oscar season, even if no recipient of the festival's »

- Kristopher Tapley

Permalink | Report a problem


‘Venus in Fur’ Review: A Bland Adaptation That Misfires, Prematurely

54 minutes ago | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Roman Polanski‘s Venus in Fur is a film haunted by an epigraph. It’s a quotation from the apocryphal Book of Judith, used first by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch in his similarly titled 1870 novel and later by David Ives in his play, from which this film is directly adapted. It goes something like this: “The Lord hath smitten him and delivered him into the hands of a woman.” The biblical context is the slaying of the Babylonian general Holofernes, whose unfortunate drunken stupor made him easy prey for the knife of the Jewish hero. Polanski’s film is somewhat more wordy, but not necessarily more complex. The quote is the epigram on the play-within-a-film, an adaptation of Venus in Furs for the stage by playwright Thomas (Mathieu Amalric). Late in the evening after a failed day of casting for the female lead, a mysterious and brash woman enters the theater. Thomas »

- Daniel Walber

Permalink | Report a problem


First Look: Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard Are the Picture of Evil in 'Macbeth'

2 hours ago | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Though we won't be seeing Australian director Justin Kurzel's "Macbeth" until 2015, a few still enticing new stills from the film have landed.  This adaptation of Shakespeare's deliciously dark masterpiece of evil stars Michael Fassbender as the titular power-mongering general and Marion Cotillard as the scheming, hand-wringing Lady Macbeth. Justin Kurzel confidently made his directorial debut in 2011 with the powerful "Snowtown," which centered on the grizzly true story of a spate of cult murders in a dreary Australian suburb. With that film in mind, "Macbeth" feels like a natural progression, and another grim portrait of power gone horribly awry. "Macbeth" has been adapted time and again, most notably by director Roman Polanski in 1971 just after Sharon Tate's murder. But if it's anything like "Snowtown," Kurzel's new revamp, from a script by Jacob Koskoff and Todd Louiso, ought to be a visceral and disturbing experience. Count us excited for this one. »

- Ryan Lattanzio

Permalink | Report a problem


I Can't Get Excited for This Just Yet

2 hours ago | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I honestly think Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood is the only film adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" that I've seen. I haven't seen Orson Welles' version, nor Roman Polanski's, but I'll surely check out Justin Kurzel's new adaptation once it arrives, and I have to suspect it will have its first official peek out in September in either Toronto or Venice. Today a couple of first look pictures from the film, featuring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard as Macbeth and "Lady M" have arrived courtesy of The Daily Mail's set visit report. My only concern is the language. Shakespeare's verse remains in the film, though it has apparently been "edited" according to The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye, quoting Fassbender who says, "There's a vibrancy and intelligence to the script." It's always tough to get the tone of a film right when it comes to Shakespeare's »

- Brad Brevet

Permalink | Report a problem


Michael Fassbender And Marion Cotillard Prepare For Murder In First Images from Macbeth

3 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth has seen several terrific big-screen versions, tackled by directors as esteemed as Orson Welles, Roman Polanski and Akira Kurosawa. The tale of murder and paranoia, featuring one of the most maniacal female villains in all of literature (Lady Macbeth), is a work that continues to inspire and influence storytelling to this day. In fact, many culture commentators have noted that the relationship between Frank and Claire Underwood on House of Cards has shades of the power-hungry, conniving characters from Shakespeare’s classic.

Now, a new film adaptation of the beloved tragedy is set to hit theatres either later this year or early in 2015, with Michael Fassbender as Macbeth and Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth. The first photos of the adaptation have arrived online today (you can find them above and below) and they indicate just how dark and depraved director Justin Kerzel (Snowtown) is going with the already macabre material. »

- Jordan Adler

Permalink | Report a problem


Colcoa: French-Language Showcase Reflects Recent Gallic Cinema

5 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

That annual L.A. rite of spring known as the City of Lights, City of Angels (April 21-28) is back for its 18th year with a lineup of French-language films that just might eclipse all previous editions. Colcoa exec producer and artistic director Francois Truffart calls it the biggest program ever, both in terms of quality and quantity.

Of the record 61 features and shorts in the mix, vs. last year’s 57, this batch mixes established directors like Claude Lelouch (whose “We Love You, You Bastard” opens the fest), Catherine Breillat, Diane Kurys, Cedric Klapisch and Francois Ozon with such first-time feature filmmakers Francois-Xavier Vives, Yannick Saillet, David Perrault and Helier Cisterne.

One of Truffart’s bigger coups was securing the West Coast premiere of Paris-based Roman Polanski’s psychological drama “Venus in Fur,” based on the David Ives play that stars Polanski’s wife, Emmanuelle Seigner, opposite Mathieu Amalric. This »

- Steve Chagollan

Permalink | Report a problem


Tribeca: Between Nas and 'Begin Again,' what are the festival's must-see movies

16 April 2014 9:17 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

The Tribeca Film Festival began as a way for New York to rebuild culturally after the World Trade Center attacks in 2001. For the first time since then, the area around Ground Zero is dominated by a sparkly, newly finished Freedom Tower, which represents so much more than the city’s resilience and recovery. The Tribeca festival played a small, but not insignificant, role in that recovery, inviting artists and film lovers to the city and reassuring New Yorkers that life can be beautiful even in the darkest of days.

After more than a decade of growth, Tribeca is also entering »

- Jeff Labrecque

Permalink | Report a problem


New Trailer for NBC's Horror Thriller Rosemary's Baby

16 April 2014 6:30 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

NBC has released a new full trailer for their horror thriller mini-series Rosemay's Baby. This looks like it's going to be really good. You get to see Zoe Saldana go into crazy intense mode in this new trailer. 

In the story, "Rosemary is the iconic young wife and would-be mother who, with her husband, moves into a Paris apartment that has a darkly storied past. After finally getting pregnant, she becomes increasingly suspicious that both her husband and their mysterious neighbors have ulterior motives about the future of her child."

If you haven't seen Roman Polanski's original film, I suggest you check it out. It's creepy as hell. I know this TV version won't be as good, but it still looks like it will be entertaining to watch. It premieres on May 11th.

»

- Joey Paur

Permalink | Report a problem


First full trailer for Rosemary’s Baby miniseries

16 April 2014 12:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With just under a month to go before it airs, NBC has released the first full trailer for its upcoming event series Rosemary’s Baby, which sees Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) taking on the role made famous by Mia Farrow in Roman Polanski’s 1968 classic. Check it out below…

Rosemary and her husband, Guy, move into a Paris apartment that has a darkly storied past. After finally getting pregnant, she becomes increasingly suspicious that both Guy and their mysterious neighbors have ulterior motives about the future of her child.

Rosemary’s Baby sees Saldana joined in the cast by Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Patrick J. Adams (Suits), Carole Bouquet (For Your Eyes Only), Christina Cole (Casino Royale) and Weronika Rosati (Last Vegas).

Rosemary’s Baby premieres on NBC with a double-bill on Sunday May 11th, while the second half will be shown on Thursday May 15th.

The post »

- Gary Collinson

Permalink | Report a problem


Zoe Saldana Feels Devil Insider Her in Rosemary’s Baby Trailer (watch!)

15 April 2014 11:21 AM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Zoe Saldana has a cake in the oven that is out of this world–literally–in a new trailer for the NBC drama “Rosemary’s Baby.” The movie questions how far someone would go for money. Would you believe a dance with the devil? The Ira Levin novel was originally made into a psychological horror film in 1968, starring Mia Farrow as Rosemary and John Cassavetes in the role of her husband. Roman Polanski directed ...Read More »

Permalink | Report a problem


Fear Is Born In The First Trailer For NBC Miniseries Rosemary’s Baby

15 April 2014 10:45 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When you set out to remake an iconic horror film, you have a long, hard road ahead. Even if it’s an adaptation of an original novel, the remake will still be compared with the previous film, and very often found wanting. I’m afraid that this will be the case for the NBC miniseries adaptation of Rosemary’s Baby, as I suspect that it will suffer greatly in comparison to the original horror film from director Roman Polanski.

The first trailer for the miniseries hit today and it features Zoe Saldana as the titular Rosemary. A young wife and eventual mother, Rosemary moves into a Parisian apartment with her husband Guy (Patrick J. Adams). But the apartment has a dark past, the neighbors are not quite so friendly as they seem, and a devilish plot is afoot involving Rosemary and her unborn child.

Despite moving the action from the »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

Permalink | Report a problem


Trailer for NBC's Rosemary's Baby starring Zoe Saldana and Jason Isaacs

15 April 2014 9:27 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Roman Polanski's classic horror film Rosemary's Baby is getting the mini-series treatment from NBC, something I was skeptical about from the get go. But, then they cast Zoe Saldana in the lead role previously played by Mia Farrow and I was intrigued. Once Jason Isaacs joined, I was sold. Now, a full trailer for the upcoming event series has been revealed and it looks pretty good. Shifting the story from New York City to Paris, Rosemary's Baby looks like it hits all the same beats as the »

- Alex Maidy

Permalink | Report a problem


The 'Rosemary's Baby' Mini-Series Has A Trailer

15 April 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | FEARnet | See recent FEARnet news »

First Rosemary announced her due date(s), May 11th and 15th. Now we have the full trailer for the 4 hour mini-series update of Roman Polanski's 1968 classic.  Check out the trailer below.

NBC's Rosemary's Baby stars Zoe Saldana (Star Trek, Avatar) as Rosemary and Patrick J. Adams (Suits) as her husband, Guy. The pair are running from a painful past in New York and accept an apartment in an exclusive building in Paris. But if things seem too good to be true, they probably are. Their neighbors, the Castevets, seem warm and friendly, but Rosemary starts to believe the worst when Margeaux's holistic treatments are making her health worse and research reveals that Roman - and the building - have a dark and sinister past.

»

- Chris Connors

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch: First Trailer For NBC's 'Rosemary's Baby' Miniseries Starring Zoe Saldana

15 April 2014 7:24 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

With tonight’s premiere of FX’s “Fargo,” it’s clear the miniseries – or “limited series,” the current preferred nomenclature – is back on the rise in the television world. While the development of the small screen take on “The Exorcist” stalled last summer, NBC is filling the horror void with their two-part, four-hour take on “Rosemary’s Baby” and a trailer for the miniseries has arrived online to chill you to the bone. Although it’s been billed as a back-to-basics adaptation of Ira Levin’s original 1967 novel, there’s no getting around the long shadow cast by Roman Polanski’s seminal film – star Zoe Saldana is even sporting a short haircut of her own. The one minute trailer (via Rope Of Silicon) really plays up the cult aspects of the thriller and has Jason Isaacs looking positively smarmy. Prestige TV vet Agnieszka Holland – “Treme,” “The Wire” and “The Killing »

- Cain Rodriguez

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch: First Trailer For NBC's 'Rosemary's Baby' Miniseries Starring Zoe Saldana

15 April 2014 7:24 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

With tonight’s premiere of FX’s “Fargo,” it’s clear the miniseries – or “limited series,” the current preferred nomenclature – is back on the rise in the television world. While the development of the small screen take on “The Exorcist” stalled last summer, NBC is filling the horror void with their two-part, four-hour take on “Rosemary’s Baby” and a trailer for the miniseries has arrived online to chill you to the bone. Although it’s been billed as a back-to-basics adaptation of Ira Levin’s original 1967 novel, there’s no getting around the long shadow cast by Roman Polanski’s seminal film – star Zoe Saldana is even sporting a short haircut of her own. The one minute trailer (via Rope Of Silicon) really plays up the cult aspects of the thriller and has Jason Isaacs looking positively smarmy. Prestige TV vet Agnieszka Holland – “Treme,” “The Wire” and “The Killing »

- Cain Rodriguez

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch: Zoe Saldana Wants to Know Who Chose Her to be the Mother of 'Rosemary's Baby' in First Full Trailer

15 April 2014 7:24 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

While there are a lot of terrifying moments in the new trailer for NBC's upcoming miniseries adaptation of "Rosemary's Baby," perhaps the most unnerving is still Zoe Saldana's pixie cut. I jest (slightly), but the new minute-long spot for the two-part special event airing during sweeps week does give us a good look at the "Star Trek" and "Avatar" star's homage to Mia Farrow's do in the film version. Read More: 'Rosemary's Baby' Miniseries with Zoe Saldana Gets Due Date on NBC That being said, NBC has stated their four-hour miniseries is based on Ira Levin's best-selling novella and not Roman Polanski's 1968 film. The end of the scream-filled trailer below finds Jason Isaacs (who can dial up the creepy vibes like no other) telling Saldana she was chosen to be the baby's mother. She counters with, "By who?" and Isaacs gives a telling head tilt both chilling and amusing. »

- Ben Travers

Permalink | Report a problem


Watch: Zoe Saldana Wants to Know Who Chose Her to be the Mother of 'Rosemary's Baby' in First Full Trailer

15 April 2014 7:24 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

While there are a lot of terrifying moments in the new trailer for NBC's upcoming miniseries adaptation of "Rosemary's Baby," perhaps the most unnerving is still Zoe Saldana's pixie cut. I jest (slightly), but the new minute-long spot for the two-part special event airing during sweeps week does give us a good look at the "Star Trek" and "Avatar" star's homage to Mia Farrow's do in the film version. Read More: 'Rosemary's Baby' Miniseries with Zoe Saldana Gets Due Date on NBC That being said, NBC has stated their four-hour miniseries is based on Ira Levin's best-selling novella and not Roman Polanski's 1968 film. The end of the scream-filled trailer below finds Jason Isaacs (who can dial up the creepy vibes like no other) telling Saldana she was chosen to be the baby's mother. She counters with, "By who?" and Isaacs gives a telling head tilt both chilling and amusing. »

- Ben Travers

Permalink | Report a problem


Trailer for Zoe Saldana's Rosemary's Baby TV Series

15 April 2014 5:18 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

NBC just released the first trailer for its upcoming "Rosemary's Baby" TV mini-series, which stars Zoe Saldana, Patrick J Adams and Jason Isaacs. Check it out below. Saldana plays Rosemary, a young wife and would-be mother who, with her husband, moves into a Paris apartment that has a dark past. After finally getting pregnant, she becomes increasingly suspicious that both her husband and their mysterious neighbors have ulterior motives about the future of her child. The new show is an adaptation of the 1967 best-selling suspense novel by Ira Levin that rapist Roman Polanski turned into a movie in 1968. The first part is scheduled to air on May 11th. The second part will follow on May 15th. Trailer: »

Permalink | Report a problem


The First Full-Length Trailer for NBC’s Rosemary’s Baby

15 April 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

(click to watch) NBC has just released their first full length trailer for their Rosemary’s Baby miniseries which has Zoe Saldana in the Mia Farrow role. I’m…not too sure about it. Why? Well, the first film was directed by Roman Polanski, notorious creep but great director, and there was an atmosphere to it. This just [&hellip

The First Full-Length Trailer for NBC’s Rosemary’s Baby »

- Paul

Permalink | Report a problem


‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Miniseries Trailer: Nothing Comes Without a Price

14 April 2014 9:06 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

A relative unknown just ten years ago, science fiction star Zoe Saldana has her hands full these days. She’s set to begin filming three back-to-back sequels for James Cameron’s Avatar this fall, while another Star Trek film is in the works for possibly 2016 and her next film, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, will release later this year.

However, first she’ll make her way to the small screen this summer starring in a television adaptation of Ira Levin’s 1967 novel Rosemary’s Baby for NBC. The book was famously made into an Oscar-nominated film by Roman Polanski and follows a young married couple who moves into a creepy old apartment building in New York City, only to then discover their unborn child is fathered by the devil himself.

The first trailer for the 4-hour miniseries takes the story in a ...

Click to continue reading ‘Rosemary’s Baby »

- Araceli Roach

Permalink | Report a problem


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1994

1-20 of 238 items from 2014   « Prev | Next »


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners