Bryan Cranston to Headline Dalton Trumbo

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Bryan Cranston to Headline Dalton Trumbo

With just two episodes left to air of his critically acclaimed series, "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston is making plans to headline an upcoming biopic of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. Deadline reports that Jay Roach (The Campaign, Game Change) will direct with a screenplay by John McNamara.

Trumbo published his first novel, "Eclipse," in 1935 with his first screenplay, director Louis King's Road Gang, hitting the big screen the following year. With more than a dozen subseq ...


Trumbo

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Trumbo

Dalton Trumbo was one of Hollywood's highest paid screenwriters in the 1940s, penning films such as "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" and "Kitty Foyle" (for which he received an Academy Award nomination). In 1947 he was called before the notorious House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) and, after defiantly refusing to discuss his political affiliations, was thrown into prison as one of the infamous "Hollywood Ten". Upon his release in 1950, he moved with his fam ...


Ben McKenzie Gets His Gun

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Ben McKenzie Gets His Gun


"The O.C." hunk Ben McKenzie will star in a film version of the one-man stage show "Dalton Trumbo's Johnny Got His Gun" for Truly Indie and Greenwood Hill Prods. says The Hollywood Reporter.

Rowan Joseph's anti-war drama is a portrait of a World War I soldier with battlefield injuries that leave him trapped in his own body, unable to communicate with others.

Trumbo adapted and directed his 1938 novel into a film in 1971 which Bradley Rand ...