Gareth Edwards pretty much had the dream moviemaking experience when he directed Last year’s Rogue One: He got to be a part of a franchise he’d loved since he was a kid, but he also got to contribute his own ideas to an almost entirely original story within that franchise instead of being bound by the confines of an already-established plotline. At SXSW on Monday, Edwards delivered a keynote speech about his work in Star Wars and becoming a filmmaker, and revealed that one of the planets in Rogue One got its name from a fortuitous misspelling at a coffee shop.
James Franco might not be the best actor working in movies today, but he's almost certainly the most fearless. His choices are as unpredictable as they are gutsy. He'll try just about anything: television dramas ('Freaks & Geeks'), soap operas ('General Hospital'), comedies ('Pineapple Express'), and big blockbusters ('Spider-Man,' 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'). His latest role, in Harmony
Of all the music fanatics and crazy characters to show up at SXSW, we never expected to see presidential candidate from New Hampshire, Vermin Supreme. You remember this guy, right? How could you not? He promised everyone free ponies in exchange for their votes.
After conquering the SXSW stage last year, Kanye West made a surprise appearance at the Austin festival Wednesday (March 14) during 2 Chainz‘s set at the SOB’s 30th Anniversary event. Yeezy along with fellow G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean jumped onstage to spit a few rhymes for the lively crowd.
Rapper Jay-Z brought Brooklyn to Austin, Texas with a thrilling concert at the SXSW festival. The hip-hop king headlined the American Express Sync Show on Monday (March 12) at the Austin City Limits Live venue, which was streamed online for millions of fans via YouTube.
Jay-Z is set to return to Austin, Texas next week for a special concert performance at the annual SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Festival. The hip-hop king will headline the ‘Amex Sync Show Presenting Jay-Z’ on March 12 at 8PM ET.