Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

All Articles

  • The Playlist
    7 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Fletch' Once Again Attempting A Big-Screen Comeback

    Once upon a time, there was a man called Chevy Chase. From his first appearance on the early days of "Saturday Night Live," it was clear that he was very, very funny. He swiftly became one of the biggest comedy stars of the '80s, starring in hits like "Caddyshack," "National Lampoon's Vacation" and "¡Three Amigos!". It also became clear that Chase was kind of a dick, and the work dried up in the '90s. Now, with Chase mounting a storming comeback as part of the ensemble of the best sitcom on TV, "Community," it seems as good a time as any to resurrect the character perhaps most associated with the actor, Gregory McDonald's investigative report...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    If 'Final Destination 5' Opens At #1, They're Gonna Make Two More Of Those Things

    No one understands it -- not even New Line themselves -- but for whatever reason people like those "Final Destination" movies. Then again, that "Saw" franchise went on for seven movies and made a bundle for Lionsgate so there's no accounting for taste or quality. It seems watching people get maimed ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue Cover Preview: Franco, Hathaway, Reynolds, Gyllenhaal, Barely Wilde

    Check out Vanity Fair‘s annual Hollywood issue cover by Norman Jean Roy, complete with Robert Duvall, Oscar hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal and a bevy of young stars on the rise, most noticeably Jennifer Lawrence, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Olivia Wilde, Anthony Macki...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Comedian Lisa Lampanelli Joins David Chase's 'Twylight Zones'

    Everything is slowly coming together for "The Sopranos" creator David Chase's feature directorial debut, "The Twylight Zones." Just last week, Chase's old pal James Gandolfini signed on and now one more name has come aboard.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    5 comments
    tweet
    0

    Diaz & Firth Team for Coens-Scripted Gambit Remake

    The Coen brothers' screenplay update of Gambit -- the 1966 Brit caper comedy that paired Shirley MacLaine and Michael Caine as a waitress and a burglar--just landed Cameron Diaz to co-star with leading man Colin Firth.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Director Watch: Woo's Killer Remake, Cameron's Battle Angel, Gatsby's Green Light, Hooper's Secrets

    - John Woo (Red Cliff) and long-time producing partner Terence Chang's Lion Rock Productions is ramping up a remake of The Killer, which Woo directed in 1989. This remake will be directed for English-language audiences by South Korean director John H. Lee and stars Jung Woo-Sung in the role original...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    0

    Cameron Diaz Joins Colin Firth In Coen Brothers Written Remake Of 'Gambit'

    Knocking around for years, attracting a wealth of talent including P.J. Hogan, Hugh Grant, Ben Kingsley, Sandra Bullock and Jennifer Aniston all attached at various points, the Coen Brothers' scribed remake of the Michael Caine/Shirley MacLaine 1966 caper film "Gambit" is moving ahead full throttle.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    11 comments
    tweet
    0

    Watch: Hilarious Trailer Has The Girls From 'Bridesmaids' Doing Some Dirty Deeds

    While outrageous comedies have generally been the domain for boys, the crew from "Bridesmaids" looks to upset that balance. The first trailer for the film has arrived and gives us some hearty laughs from its talented roster.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Guillermo Del Toro May Not Have His 'Mountains Of Madness' Green Light Yet

    The Director Also Talks About What Would Have Been His Version Of 'The Hobbit' & More In Massive New Yorker TomeIf you haven't heard by now there's a massive dissertation-sized profile piece on filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro in the latest issue of the New Yorker. A fascinating read, the story, penned by Daniel Zalewski, touches on all facets of the 46-year-old filmmaker's life, from his obsession with monsters and macabre expertise in human and animal anatomy that started as a child growing up in Mexico; to his struggles with weight, his painful experiences on leaving "The Hobbit" and his Sisyphean task of bringing "At The Mountains Of Madness"...

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Google Street View Goes to the Museum

    You may think Street View is an invasion of privacy, but today Google launches a more more benign use -- in fact it’s a great, fascinating, time-killing site called Art Project, in which major museums around the world have chosen artworks to be photographed so you can zoom in and see any section in ...

    Read More »