Al Pacino to Star in THE HUMBLING for Director Barry Levinson

     December 16, 2009


The New York Times Arts Beat is reporting that Al Pacino will star in an adaptation of Philip Roth’s latest novel, The Humbling. The film will be directed by Academy Award winning director Barry Levinson (Rain ManBugsy) and will be written by legendary screenwriter Buck Henry (The GraduateTo Die For).  Pacino will star in the lead role and also bought the movie rights to the novel, which is about “an aging and irrelevant stage actor who finds hope of renewal through a younger woman”.  This sounds pretty bland and cliche to me, but I do have a little bit of hope for this one just because of Buck Henry’s involvement.

Barry Levinson and Al Pacino also just finished working together on the cleverly named Jack Kevorkian biopic, You Don’t Know Jack, which will air on HBO sometime next year.

Around The Web

Latest News

Heavy Metal Brings Barry Geller and Jack Kirby’s “Lord of Light” Prints to Comic-Con

Check out some exclusive Jack Kirby-inspired prints and find out how you can get your hands on them!

Welcome to Comic-Con 2015: Check out 25 Pictures from the Convention Center

Take a look at some posters for 'LEGO Dimensions', 'Fear the Walking Dead', 'Game of Thrones', and more.

Watch MAGIC MIKE XXL’s Joe Manganiello Play “Save or Kill”

Which would you save? ‘Star Wars’ or ‘Star Trek’? Han Solo or Indiana Jones? ‘Game of Thrones’ or ‘Breaking Bad’? Watch as Joe Manganiello is forced to choose.

Travis Cluff & Chris Lofing Discuss the Found Footage Inspiration for THE GALLOWS

The young filmmakers reveal the writing process and ghost stories behind the upcoming horror film.

Collider Movie Talk – Henry Cavill Talks MAN OF STEEL 2, INSIDE OUT Wins Box Office

On today's episode of Collider Movie Talk, the crew discusses Cavill's thoughts on when we'll see Man of Steel 2, Inside Out taking the #1 box office slot, the boxing movies trend, and more.

Netflix Sets Premiere Dates for BEASTS OF NO NATION, PEE-WEE, and More Original Films

The streaming service will release four original films over the next year.

GHOSTBUSTERS Set Photos Reveal Melissa McCarthy in New Uniform

We've seen the cast, we've seen the suits, and finally it has all come together.

Enter Our Giveaway and Win a Roku 3, Now with Viki Free Streaming

Enter to win a Roku 3, now equipped with hundreds of hours of free international TV programming.

STAR WARS: Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Direct Han Solo Movie

The only director(s) who could make this idea interesting will be bringing it to fruition.


The spinoff could feature the live-action return of the iconic character.

Page 1 of 4,03112345...102030...Last »