Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

News

  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    13

    Elle Fanning & Olly Alexander To Topline Musical 'God Help The Girl' From Belle & Sebastian Frontman Stuart Murdoch

    As occasionally popular as it can be ("Chicago" and "Hairspray" being some of the more recent hits), the musical hasn't changed much since its earliest film incarnations. "Moulin Rouge" aside (a film that experimented more with style than with form), films like "Mamma Mia" and the upcoming "Rock of ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Shoot the Glass: 'Training Day' Helmer Antoine Fuqua Offered "Die Hard In The White House" Movie 'Olympus Has Fallen'

    Proof that every derivative idea that floats through Hollywood requires at least two versions, Nu Image/Millennium is pushing forward with their own "'Die Hard' in the White House" film now that Sony/Columbia purchased James Vanderbilt's spec script "White House Down," at the end of last month, for ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    7

    Mark Wahlberg Could Rejuvenate John Grisham Movies With 'The Partner'

    Fact: after the 1990s seemingly burned through his entire catalogue, the last big screen adaptation of a John Grisham novel was not 2003's "Runaway Jury" but 2004's "Christmas With the Kranks." Now Grisham's 1997 novel "The Partner" could be the next to make it to the big screen, with Mark Wahlberg ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    54

    Watch: Stunning First French-Language Trailer For Jacques Audiard's 'Rust & Bone' Starring Marion Cotillard

    In a competitive year that sees new films from Paul Thomas Anderson, Steven Spielberg, Wes Anderson, David Cronenberg, Andrew Dominik, John Hillcoat and many others, there's one film that we've been quietly anticipating just as much, if not more: "Rust & Bone," the latest from ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    31 comments
    tweet
    24

    Toldyou: Gary Ross Is Not Directing 'The Hunger Games' Sequel 'Catching Fire'

    Well, we told you. All the hedging from PR reps and Lionsgate could not delay the inevitable. Gary Ross is leaving the “Hunger Games” franchise like we said he would. No, it’s not he’s leaving “after all” and no, it wasn’t premature. Well, it was if you were some of the media on the outside that was...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    Antoine Fuqua In Talks To Direct Thriller "Olympus Has Fallen" Described as "Die Hard In The White House"

    Last we posted any news regarding the filmmaker was last month, when we announced Antoine Fuqua may be directing a screen adaptation of the Fox series 24.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    Tyler Perry's "Madea's Witness Protection" In Theaters June 29th; "We The Peeples" & "The Marriage Counselor" In 2013

    I hope you haven't had enough Tyler Perry this year, and certainly next year. :)

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    13

    The Mix: Rooney Mara Unveils New Look For 'Bitter Pill'; Katniss Everdeen Gets Turned Into A Barbie & More

    Steven Soderbergh's "The Bitter Pill" is now rolling in front of cameras and it looks like the girl with the dragon tattoo is now the girl with a new haircut (or wig). Rooney Mara has been snapped walking around the New York City set with some new brunette-ish locks, and combined with a frumpy trenc...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    8 comments
    tweet
    1

    Updates on Django Unchained (Currently Shooting) Exec-Producer says "It's gonna be awesome"

    Well, filming is currently well underway for Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained!

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    11

    Wes Anderson Says Francois Truffaut's 'Small Change,' Ken Loach's 'Black Jack' & Alan Parker's 'Melody' Are Influences On 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    While we had our ideas about the possible influences on Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" after watching and deconstructing the trailer -- Jean-Luc Godard's "Pierrot le Fou" and "Little Fugitive" -- the director himself has gone ahead and cleared up the mov...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Who Should Play Garbo and Dietrich?Thompson on Hollywood
  • Ranking the House Down: Our Squirrel .../Bent
  • Box Office Prediction & Analysis: "A ...Box Office Insider