This week we got the unexpected news that Danny Boyle will direct a film before he goes to work on the 2012 London Olympics. He won’t actually finish the movie until after the Olympics are done, but he’ll at least have the footage in the can (or on the hard drive, as it were) and ready to cut when the games are done. Now we know that Michael Fassbender is in talks to play the lead role in the movie, a heist thriller called Trance. Read More »

Danny Boyle Will Direct ‘Trance’ This Fall

Surprise! We’d thought that we wouldn’t see a new film from Danny Boyle for some time (and we won’t, but that is complicated and explained below) because he’s been directing his stage version of Frankenstein and has a couple of little things to plan for the 2012 London Olympics. But now he has announced plans to make a small thriller called Trance, which will shoot in September before he really has to dive full-time into the Olympic work. We just won’t see it until 2013. Read More »