• Darren Aronofsky Says Science Series ‘One Strange Rock' Is the Flip Side of ‘Mother!'

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    This story about “One Strange Rock” first appeared in the Miniseries/Movies issue of TheWrap's Emmy magazine .
    On the surface, a mad and violent fever dream starring Jennifer Lawrence doesn't have much in common with a 10-part science documentary from National Geographic - but the 2017 movie “mother!” and the NatGeo series “One Strange Rock” both preach the importance of taking care of the Earth, and both are from the imagination of producer and director Darren Aronofsky.
    “It's kind of funny that they came out within a year of each other,” said the New York-based filmmaker, who directed...
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  • ‘The Looming Tower' Star Tahar Rahim on Playing a Muslim FBI Agent Instead of a Terrorist

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    A version of this story about Tahar Rahim first appeared in the Miniseries/Movies issue of TheWrap's Emmy magazine .
    When Tahar Rahim first met Ali Soufan, the real-life former FBI agent he plays in Hulu's gripping limited series “The Looming Tower,” Soufan hit him with a pointed parting shot.
    “He said, ‘And if you don't accept this role, you will never again have the right to complain that you only get offers to play terrorists,'” Rahim said, laughing.
    In fact, Rahim had complained about exactly that in the past. Although the French actor with Algerian ancestry had made a name for himself...
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