Phil Spector Movie News

Emmy Nominations: 'American Horror Story' Gets 17 Noms, Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Also Dominates

July 18th, 2013 10:01am EDT
House of Cards
After picking up nine nominations, Kevin Spacey's Netflix series "House Of Cards" will be a big contender at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. The political thriller was recognized in the Outstanding Drama Series category and picked up dramatic acting nominations for its leads, Spacey and Robin Wright. It received a total of nine nominations.

The Netflix series will be facing stiff competition from last year's big winners "Homeland" and "Breaking Bad" as well as "Mad Men", "Game of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey."

In the lead actor category, Spacey will face off against "Homeland's" Damian Lew...

Philip Martin Ready To Break Out With HBO's 'Phil Spector'

March 21st, 2013 9:20am EDT
Philip Martin
On Sunday, HBO premieres Phil Spector, an original film about the famed record producer's 2007 murder trial, starring Al Pacino in the title role and written by acclaimed playwright and screenwriter David Mamet (American Buffalo, The Unit). BFTV recently spoke with Philip Martin - the up-and-coming actor who plays defense team member James Lee in the production - to find out what it's like to work on a star-studded project and what his goals are after Phil Spector hits the airwaves.

"It's going to be a very intriguing story. All the people that are involved with it, I think that's what mak...

Phil Spector's Wife Upset By TV Movie: 'They Depict Him As A Minotaur'

March 14th, 2013 11:18am EDT
Rachelle Spector
Disgraced music mogul Phil Spector's wife has blasted the producers of a new TV movie about the producer's murder trial, insisting the project makes her husband look like a monster.

Rachelle Spector is still convinced her husband is innocent, but she fears the new HBO movie, which features Al Pacino as the hit-maker, will wreck any chance she has of fighting for the incarcerated 73-year-old's freedom.

She tells Entertainment Tonight, "They (producers) have him as a foul-mouthed megalomaniac and they depict him as a Minotaur - like he draws people into his labyrinth and he locks them in ...

HBO's 'Phil Spector,' Starring Al Pacino & Helen Mirren, To Air March 24

March 12th, 2013 1:37pm EDT
Phil Spector HBO film
HBO's "Phil Spector" debutes Sunday, March 24, on HBO. Written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright David Mamet, the film centers on the relationship between legendary music producer Phil Spector (Al Pacino) and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden (Helen Mirren), who represented Spector during his first trial for murder.

The film also stars Jeffrey Tambor as Bruce Cutler, the original lead defense attorney on the Spector team, and Chiwetel Ejiofor as a mock prosecutor.

In 2007, Spector went on trial for the 2003 death of actress Lana Clarkson. The music pr...

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