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

News

  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    7

    George Clooney To Write, Direct & Star In Adaptation Of WWII-Set Heist Film 'Monuments Men'

    Even though "The Ides Of March" is on the awards season comeback trail, it didn't make the initial waves we anticipated. Another strong directorial effort from George Clooney after the misstep that was "Leatherheads," the return to form looks to have revitalized the film...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    2

    '24' Actress Nazneen Contractor Will Play Noel Clarke's Wife In J.J. Abrams 'Star Trek' Sequel

    Merely days after British multi-hyphenate Noel Clarke joined J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" sequel as a mysterious "family man," Canadian actress Nazneen Contractor has now come on board the film, filling the role of Clarke's wife and the mother of his young daughter, with...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    6 comments
    tweet
    20

    "A Man's Story" - Documentary About Ozwald Boateng Opening In The U.K.

    It's been over a year since we last reported anything about A Man's Story, and there might have been a fear that it had fallen through the cracks. So it's good news that it's finally getting a theatrical release in the U.K. on March 9th and hopefully soon in the U.S. as wel...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    8 comments
    tweet
    87

    Spike Lee Giving A Free Lecture In Chicago In Feb.

    Just got the lowdown on this and it's good news for all our readers in and around the Chicagoland area.

    Read More »
    MORE: Event
  • Shadow and Act
    5 comments
    tweet
    1

    Ted "Golden Voice" Williams Gets New Announcing Gig

    I admit that weekends are slow. Not a whole lot is going on. So when I came across this item today I thought it's better than nothing; besides we have covered developments involving Ted Williams in the past, so why not?

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    7

    Listen: 8 Min. Preview Of David Holmes' 'Haywire' Score Plus 2 New Clips & Fistful Of Pics

    Steven Soderbergh generally keeps a pretty regular crew of behind-the-scenes folks and on-camera stars from film to film. Sure, he may switch things up from time to time, but familiar faces are never too far away from whatever project he's currently working on. Thus, with his upcoming "...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    7 comments
    tweet
    5

    Viola Davis Talks Oscars; Joins George Clooney In Cover Of This Week's Issue Of "Entertainment Weekly"

    Viola Davis and George Clooney are this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly for a joint shoot and interview. The two, who are apparently good pals today, have co-starred in the past in three films: Out of Sight, Solaris and Syriana. They spoke about their challenges in Hollywood; Davis dished o...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Anthony Mackie Dishes On His Character In Heist Flick "Man On A Ledge"

    Until today, I've had really no idea what Anthony Mackie's role in the entire story is (except that he's a cop, given the image above released in December), and just how much he's involved; he could be on screen for 5 minutes, or 25; I don't know.

    Read More »
    MORE: Interview
  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    25

    Tom Hardy Preparing To Play Al Capone In David Yates' Trilogy 'Cicero'; Film(s) Aiming For 2013 Start

    Everyone is banking on Tom Hardy becoming a big, big star. Harvey Weinstein has already moved "The Wettest County" to the end of the summer, hoping to ride the wave of the actor's post-"The Dark Knight Rises" fame and Warner Bros. is anxious to keep the actor in house. He'...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    9 comments
    tweet
    12

    Tim Burton Now Officially Out Of Ideas, Considering Live-Action 'Pinocchio' With Robert Downey Jr. As Geppetto

    We are not, by any stretch of the imagination, Tim Burton haters. One very senior Playlist member of staff considers "Pee Wee's Big Adventure" one of the greatest movies ever made. The rest of us have our favorites: "Beetlejuice," "Edward Scissorhands," "Ed Woo...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Attn: Actors, Actresses, Writers, Directors, ...Shadow and Act
  • Over Your Dead BodyTIFF Trailer: Takashi Miike's Vanguard ...The Playlist
  • Trans In The Mainstream: 5 Takes On .../Bent