Today on indieWIRE Tribeca coverage kicks off, Keanu Reeves goes indie, Jim Carrey falls for Ewan McGregor on DVD/Blu-ray and more.
Meet the Tribeca Filmmakers
indieWIRE launched its annual Meet the Tribeca Filmmaker series of director interviews today, with three taking part in this year’s New York-based event.
Keanu Reeves caught up with indieWIRE at last year’s Woodstock Film Festival to dish on his role in the indie crime caper “Henry’s Crime,” which hits theaters this Friday. Reeves was on hand last night for the film’s New York premiere alongside Vera Farmiga and James Caan.
And in other Keanu news, The Playlist reported on the development of “Bill and Ted’s 3.” Aweeeesome!
Cinereach Gets Generous
Today Cinereach unveiled 13 features that will receive $400,000 in grants. Click here to see the names of the lucky projects.
“I Love You Phillip Morris,” starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor, lands on DVD and Blu-ray today following a delayed trip to the theaters. Click here to read up on indieWIRE’s Small Screen picks for the week.
Another film hitting DVD and Blu-ray this week is “Casino Jack,” starring Kevin Spacey. Click here to see why Caryn James picked it as one to watch.
The annual Aspen Shortfest launched today. Kim Adelman provided a preview of the fest. Her highlight? Colin Firth playing a pesky neighbor in Rupert Friend’s “Steve.”
“Your Highness” Gets Graded
Early reviews for David Gordon Green’s anticipated follow-up to “Pineapple Express” have started to hit the web and Anne Thompson has a bunch of them compiled for easy reading. The consensus? Low-brow, occasionally funny and well cast.