Overholser to leave post as director in 2013

The Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism announced Friday that Geneva Overholser, director of the school of journalism, will leave her post in June 2013. The school has also launched a recruitment campaign for her successor. Overholser has served as director since 2008, when she left a professorship at the Missouri School of Journalism’s Washington bureau. […]

Gary Ross passes on directing ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel

Gary Ross, the writer and director of The Hunger Games, has officially passed on directing the much-anticipated sequel in the franchise, Catching Fire. The official announcement comes from the director himself, after recent speculation about his possible departure from the franchise. The online world was flooded with rumors that he had already passed on the film […]

Cinematographer Wally Pfister helming feature film debut

Wally Pfister, the cinematographer who has established himself for his crisp, clean visuals, is planning on switching over into directing  feature films this year. The acclaimed cinematographer has had a close collaboration with visionary filmmaker Christopher Nolan, and the duo have thus far paired together for seven films, which include Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The […]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt making directing debut

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is planning on climbing into the director’s chair this year. The young actor has written, will star and also direct a feature film that will star Scarlett Johansson. There’s little information on the film itself but it’s said to be a “sexy comedy” about a ladies man. The former child star has been […]