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

News

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    Wolfe Takes US Rights to SXSW's 'Gayby'

    "Gayby" has gone to Wolfe Releasing for US distribution. The comedy, written and directed by Jonathan Lisecki, premiered at SXSW and won audience and jury prizes at Ashland Independent Film Festival. The story, based on Lisecki's 2010 short film of the same name (that screened at over ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    2

    'Promised Land' Officially Starts Production, Oil Drilling Plotline Detailed

    As "Promised Land" has been moving along, gathering up financing, a director and a cast, the actual plot details have been kept mostly under wraps, with only vague allusions to a Capra-esque tale about two rivals in a small town. In the last few weeks, the filmmakers behind the Kickstarter...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    4 comments
    tweet
    5

    "New Jack City" And "Shaft" Coming Out On Blu-Ray In August

    Warner Home Video has been pretty aggressive lately, regularly announcing many older titles, some stretching as far back as the 70's, that they are releasing soon on Blu-Ray. This, despite the fact that some experts are saying the format doesn't have much longer in this world.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    In the Works: 'Iron Man 3' Wants Chastain; Carano for 'Fast & Furious 6'; Lin Takes 'Chinglish'

    If "Iron Man 3" lands Jessica Chastain despite scheduling issues, the third installment of the Marvel franchise is that much closer to making up for its weak second act. The "Three of Life" star is in talks to play a sexy-smart doctor.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    7

    New York Salutes Legendary Caribbean Actress Leonie Forbes w/ Film Retrospective

    If you're like me and you aren't too familiar with Leonie Forbes or her films (or even if you are), here's your chance to get acquainted with her and her works, if you live in NYC on Saturday, May 5; although even if you don't live in NYC, consider yourself informed :)

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    10

    'Fast Five' Director Justin Lin Grabs Film Rights to David Henry Hwang's 'Chinglish'

    Director Justin Lin has acquired the film rights to playwright David Henry Hwang’s 2011 stage work “Chinglish.” Lin, who most recently directed Universal’s $626-million-grossing actioner “Fast Five,” will direct and produce the project through his Barnstorm Pictur...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    3 comments
    tweet
    66

    Charlotte Gainsbourg to Star in Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'

    Charlotte Gainsbourg’s bona fides as a daring actress have long been established, not least because she has starred in two films made by Danish enfant terrible Lars von Trier: “Antichrist” and “Melancholia.” Well, the actress has decided to join Von Trier’s cinema...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    Sean Penn Seems Poised For A Cannes Appearance, But Is It With 'Gangster Squad' Or Something Else?

    Update: Looks like Penn will be in town to attend a fundraising gala, Haiti: Carnival in Cannes, for a cause close to his heart.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    3

    Peter Parker Gets 'Transformers'-ized, Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci To Pen 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Sequel

    It's not as if the script for "The Amazing Spider-Man" is lacking in the blockbuster quotient behind it. While "Zodiac" scribe James Vanderbilt brings a slight air of prestige in the credits, the screenplay for the upcoming reboot is also credited to Steven "Harry Potter...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    7

    Exclusive: Thomas Newman Scoring Steven Soderbergh's 'The Bitter Pill'

    Steven Soderbergh has long made a habit of keeping a wide-ranging roster of regular collaborators to turn to, depending on the needs of whatever project he's working on. And with the cameras now rolling on his next effort "The Bitter Pill" he's taking a step away from the electroni...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Immersed in Movies: Filoni and Kinberg ...Animation Scoop
  • Vanessa del Rio Biopic Casts Zulay Henao ...Shadow and Act
  • Rock-Loving Teen Pours Cola Over Her ...Shadow and Act