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    Elgin James To Follow Up Debut 'Little Birds' With Hostage Thriller 'Come Sundown'

    As a former street thug-turned-real-life-Omar Little-turned-filmmaker, Elgin James is definitely looking to make up for lost time. The Boston native has teamed up with Electric City Entertainment duo Jamie Patricof ("Half Nelson," "Blue Valentine") and Lynette Howell to helm...

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    Pedro Almodovar To Reunite With Cecilia Roth & Lola Duenas For 'The Brief Lovers'; Comedians Carlos Areces & Raul Arevalo Also Join

    After doubling his cast to two just yesterday, Pedro Almodovar's latest cinematic venture is now shaping up very quickly with four more actors added to the cast today. The helmer has set up a reunion with "Volver" star Lola Duenas and "All About My Mother" actress Cecilia Rot...

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    David O. Russell Confirmed To Helm Biopic Of Former Rhode Island Mayor Buddy Cianci

    Last we heard, it was on his "maybe" pile but 24 Frames now reports that David O. Russell is officially set to helm the gestating biopic of former Rhode Island mayor Buddy Cianci for Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal's Tribeca Productions.

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    Watch: Fantastic 'Prometheus' Viral Video Focusing On Michael Fassbender's Android David

    Just yesterday afternoon around ye olde Playlist water cooler, we were talking about the "Prometheus" marketing campaign. Specifically how, unlike Warner Bros. and Christopher Nolan who can show as much or as little of "The Dark Knight Rises" as they please because of the built-i...

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    Light At The End Of The Tunnel: Wong Kar-Wai's 'The Grandmaster' Gets December 18th Chinese Release Date

    It's five years since the last film from the great Chinese director Wong Kar-Wai. It's eight since his last Chinese-language film, "2046." And depending on your tolerance for the latter, it's twelve since his last great film, "In The Mood For Love." But Kar-Wai has su...

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    Kino Lorber Releasing Restored Version Of "Ganja & Hess" on DVD and Blu-ray 5/8 (Cover Art & Specs)

    A film that was ahead of its time when it was release in 1973, and, quite frankly, is still very much so today, in 2012; and thus, I don't feel it's really received the kind of recognition it deserves. 

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    Adepero Oduye In Talks To Co-Star in Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave"

    We've been seeing some rumors circling the web in the past few days. The Playlist however, may have some inside scoop, and it looks like Adepero Oduye is currently circling a role in Steve McQueen's highly anticipated 12 Years A Slave.

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    'Pariah' Star Adepero Oduye Lining Up Role In Steve McQueen's 'Twelve Years A Slave' With Michael Fassbender

    How do you follow a breakthrough performance that was name dropped by Meryl Streep and nominated for an Indie Spirit Award? How about doing a movie with Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Brad Pitt? Welcome to the big time Adepero Oduye.

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    Mark Ruffalo Joins Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' With Steve Carell & Channing Tatum

    The saying goes that you gotta keep your eyes on the prize, and for director Bennett Miller that has certainly been true for "Foxcatcher." The long developing project was one he had hoped to tackle after "Capote," but he wound up helming last year's Best Picture nominee "...

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    Wolf Parade & Handsome Furs Frontman Dan Boeckner To Score 'Adult World' With Emma Roberts & John Cusack

    Indie rock has its fair share of distinct voices, but few are as instantly recognizable as that of Dan Boeckner, the musician and voice behind the acclaimed Wolf Parade and Handsome Furs. But he's stepping off the stage for a brief moment, to try his hand at something a little bit different.

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