Although her career began many years earlier, the role of Anastasia Steele in the trilogy of 50 shades of gray gave the opportunity to dakota johnson to make a name for himself in the film industry, just like other actors in blockbuster movies. Back then she became one of the...
Johnson comes from a long line of outstanding ladies. Not only is his mother Melanie Griffithbut his maternal grandmother, tippi hedrenHe is a Hollywood legend. Known for her work on Hitchcock films such as “The Birds” and “Marnie,” Hedren often referred to herself as the filmmaker’s muse. However, as Hedren herself revealed in her 2016 memoir, her dynamic was dark.
Dakota Johnson says Alfred Hitchcock gave mom Melanie Griffith a miniature of grandma Tippi Hedren in a coffin
Dakota Johnson claimed that Alfred Hitchcock once gave her mother Melanie Griffith a miniature of her grandmother, Tippi Hedren, in a coffin. Hedren, one of the renowned filmmaker’s "Hitchcock blondes," or muses, starred in two of his films: 1963’s "The Birds" and 1964’s "Marine." The actress previously claimed that Hitchcock became controlling as he groomed her to be a star.
Dakota Johnson recalls 'alarming' gift Alfred Hitchcock gave her mother, Melanie Griffith, as a child
Melanie Griffith once received a terrifying gift from Alfred Hitchcock, a filmmaker known for shaping horror movie history as well as allegedly destroying the career of her mother, Tippi Hedren. "What happened with my grandmother was horrific because Hitchcock was a tyrant," Griffith's daughter, Dakota Johnson, said in a recent...
Clint Eastwood Had an Opportunity to Make a Movie with Alfred Hitchcock: Here’s Why it Didn’t Happen
Clint Eastwood is a major name in Hollywood. The prolific actor, director, and producer is behind some of the most iconic films of all time. However, few know that the Gran Torino star nearly had a spot in an Alfred Hitchcock film production. Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most...
After 100-plus years as an art form, film is nothing if not self-referential. Downton Abbey: A New Era goes meta with the filming of a silent picture at the estate (the horror!), a development that gets even more complicated when the producers decide it needs to become a talkie partway through production.
It was far from the famed black and white suspense film “The Birds” but a California couple came home from vacation to find the house overrun with unwelcome winged guests. ABC 7 KRCR reports how it was a couple of weeks ago when Gary and Patti Reitemeyer laid their eyes upon the feathered sight. They has just returned home to Redding from a trip to Sacramento, and had previously been notified by a neighbor who had been tasked with feeding their cat that they had about 20 winged house guests flying around.
REDDING, Calif. -- Uninvited guests took a new meaning for a northern California couple who returned home from a trip to find hundreds of birds inside their home. The couple told KRCR-TV a swarm of swallows apparently found their way in through the chimney. "As we pulled up, we were...