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

News

  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Exclusive: Noah Baumbach Says 'While We're Young' With Ben Stiller Will Shoot This Fall; Cagey About New Untitled Film He Is Shooting Now

    We recently had the good fortune to speak with filmmaker Noah Baumbach as he starts the long, winding road of press for the upcoming release of his latest film, the sublime black-and-white character piece and uproarious comedy "Frances Ha," starring Greta Gerwig (who also co-wrote the screenplay wit...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    Academy to Name Theater in Upcoming Museum of Motion Pictures After Hollywood Billionaire David Geffen

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $25 million commitment from the David Geffen Foundation. In recognition of the gift, the Academy will name its upcoming Museum of Motion Pictures' premiere-sized theater in honor of Geffen.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    A Sequel To Marlon Wayans' 'A Haunted House' Gets A Greenlight

    Announced via press release this morning... A sequel to Marlon Wayans' found-footage horror-comedy, A Haunted House, has officially been greenlit

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    New Posters For Disney's 'The Lone Ranger' Get Up Close & Personal With Johnny Depp & Armie Hammer

    So far, it seems Disney is determined to make sure you don't know that Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer are in "The Lone Ranger." Okay, that's not exactly true. We've had a couple of trailers so far, but in the stills department, not so much, and as you can see from the latest batch above and below, the...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Goes Into Production, Starring Evans, Johansson, Jackson and Robert Redford

    As expected, Marvel has wasted no time ramping up production on "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," which is now underway in Los Angeles. Chris Evans is back as the beefy, star-spangled Captain, with Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson on board as ubiquitous Avengers Black Widow and Nick Fur...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Disney Mouseketeer Annette Funicello Dies at 70; Fought Multiple Sclerosis (CLIPS)

    I grew up with Annette Funicello. She was my favorite older girl on "The Mickey Mouse Club," a friendly face with a sweet voice. She started on the show in 1955 at age 13, the only cast member selected by Walt Disney himself after he saw her dance the lead in Swan Lake at the Starlight Bowl in Burba...

    Read More »
    MORE: Obit
  • Shadow and Act
    5 comments
    tweet
    0

    Contemporary Film Update Of 'Porgy And Bess' In Development

    Well, well, well! Variety is reporting exclusively that a "re-envisioned" contemporary film version of Porgy And Bess is in development, with producers Mike Medavoy and Bobby Geisler, at the helm.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Todd Field To Write & Direct Adaptation Of Bestseller 'Beautiful Ruins'

    Are we finally going to see a new movie from director Todd Field? It has been a far-too-long seven years since his excellent "Little Children" and we've been waiting patiently for "The Creed Of Violence" to get moving, all the while Field has taken to directing Captain Morgan commercials and produci...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    New Poster & Pics For 'Star Trek Into Darkness'; Robert Orci Talks J.J. Abrams' Split 'Star Trek/Star Wars' Duties

    Man, London is not having a good year at the movies. Last month, it got wiped out in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and next month, it's gonna get trashed again in "Star Trek Into Darkness." People must have got over their Olympic fever fast....

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    First Look At 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' As Production Begins, Plus 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Gets A New Name

    Just in time for your lunch break, here are a couple of minor updates on Marvel's latest efforts to lead Hollywood on all fronts.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • FIRST LOOK: Toonbox and RedRover's ...Animation Scoop
  • Watch: 'In the Black: Canada - The Web ...Shadow and Act
  • Merchants Of DoubtReview: Documentary 'Merchants Of Doubt' ...The Playlist