How deep is Kenneth Branagh‘s love for The Bee Gees? Apparently pretty deep, because he has been hired to direct a Bee Gees biopic of the acclaimed band for Paramount Pictures. According to a new report, “the movie will center on the life and times of the genre-spanning band, following the humble beginnings of brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb into their journey to pop superstardom.” Read More »
Even if you didn’t grow up during the disco era, you undoubtedly know at least one song by The Bee Gees. The trio of brothers Barry, Maurice & Robin Gibb delivered such hits as “Stayin’ Alive” and “Night Fever” from the hit film Saturday Night Fever, not to mention other classic tunes like “How Deep Is Your Love” and “You Should Be Dancing.” But there’s a lot you probably don’t know about the meteoric rise to fame enjoyed by The Bee Gees, which will be chronicled in a new documentary on HBO, and you can watch the full trailer below. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
Frank Marshall, legendary film producer and the director of movies like Arachnophobia, Alive, Congo, and Eight Below, is making sure his directing career is stayin’ alive.
Marshall has directed a Bee Gees documentary that has been acquired by HBO Documentary Films. The movie will trace the rise of Barry, Maurice, and Robin Gibb, who formed the band in the late 1950s and became disco era icons. The movie was part of the official selection for this year’s Telluride Film Festival, and it is set to make its debut on HBO later this year. Get the details below. Read More »
I’m not sure exactly how some rumors get from point A to point B. We’ve heard before that there might be a film about disco superstars The Bee Gees, the band who sold millions of records in the ’70s and provided the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever in 1977. That was the biggest-selling soundtrack for fifteen years, until eclipsed by Whitney Houston and The Bodyguard. And now there’s a rumor that the film will be produced or directed by Steven Spielberg. But where did that come from? Read More »