RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Roland Emmerich

A collection of news and information related to Roland Emmerich published by this site and its partners.

Top Roland Emmerich Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • 'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy

    'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy
    "Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604. As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
  • Below-the-Line Bookings

    The Gersh Agency has booked producer Jean Higgins ("Lost") on Amazon Studios pilot "Man in the High Castle," helmed by David Semel; production designer Michael Hanan ("The Bridge") on Spike TV miniseries "King Tut"; and editor Joe Leonard ("Glee") on...
  • Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next

    Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next
    With a new Godzilla film hitting theaters this weekend, it can be tempting to seek out some of the classic films to catch up on all the monster action you've missed. But with 28 films -- 29 if you count Roland Emmerich’s 1998 American remake -- it...
  • Catalonia's Sitges Fest Fetes Roland Emmerich

    MADRID - Announcing its first heavyweight creative presence at Spain's Sitges Festival, L.A.-based scribe-helmer-producer Roland Emmerich, director of "Independence Day," "2012" and "Stargate," will receive the Grand Honorary Award at Spain's 47th...
  • Legendary Backs 'Jurassic World,' Signs TV Deal with Lorenzo Di Bonaventura (EXCLUSIVE)

    While Legendary Entertainment will unleash its version of "Godzilla" this month, the company has officially come on board to back two other monster movies with new studio partner Universal Pictures, "Jurassic World" and "Dracula Untold." The films are...
  • 60 Years of Godzilla: Highlights From Monster's 29-Film Career

    1954 Toho Films produces the first "Godzilla" film (pictured), directed by Ishiro Honda 1956 Producer Joseph Levine and others buy American rights to the Japanese film, adding footage of Raymond Burr, dubbing it into English and releasing it as...
  • 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards, Legendary's Thomas Tull on Doing the 'King of the Monsters' Justice

    Hollywood can be a beast for anyone looking to establish a business. Movies and TV shows frequently fail. Financing can dry up instantly. And the outsized egos and conflicting agendas of insecure executives can drive anyone mad. So the long odds overcome...
  • Film Review: 'Godzilla'

    Someone should tell Warner Bros. that when they've got a presence as big as Godzilla, they don't need movie stars, because frankly, who remembers the characters in a rampaging-kaiju movie anyway? Still, just to be safe, the studio has stuffed Gareth...
  • 'Godzilla' to devour weekend box-office competition

    'Godzilla' to devour weekend box-office competition
    A 355-foot-tall lizard is poised to crush box-office rivals this weekend as Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' "Godzilla" arrives in theaters. The $160-million film could gross around $70 million in ticket sales in the United States and Canada through...
  • 'Godzilla' a solid if not smashing reboot, reviews say

    'Godzilla' a solid if not smashing reboot, reviews say
    The King of the Monsters is back in "Godzilla," Gareth Edwards' reboot of the iconic kaiju franchise starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen. While the big guy isn't getting the full royal welcome, most critics agree that the new...
  • Social Media Buzz: Return of 'Godzilla' Commands Attention at Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • 'Godzilla' Crushes Box Office With Largest Opening Day of Year, Set for $98 Million Weekend

    The King of the Monsters is also king of the box office. "Godzilla" obliterated the competition with a $38.5 million Stateside opening on Friday, the largest debut day of the year. This includes $9.3 million from Thursday night screenings. At $6.2...