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

News

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    Max Films Adapting Classic French Comic Series 'Philemon' Into Live-Action Feature Film

    Max Films will be producing a live-action feature film based on the adventures of young farmboy "Philémon," a character created by French comic book artist Fred and published by Dargaud. The original bandes dessinée is considered one of the most poetic French comic series of all time.

    Read More »
    MORE: News, News
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    Sundance Deal: Sony Pictures Classics Nabs 'Kill Your Darlings,' Starring Daniel Radcliffe as Young Allen Ginsberg

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all U.S., Australian, New Zealand, South African, African TV and Eastern European rights to John Krokidas' debut feature "Kill Your Darlings," which stars Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg and is a dramatic competition feature at the Sundance Film Festival.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    15

    David Fincher Considers Reese Witherspoon's 'Gone Girl' as Next Directing Vehicle

    David Fincher, whose last big screen project was "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" remake with Rooney Mara, is eyeing his next endeavor--which may also be an adaptation of another popular book. "Gone Girl," written by Gilian Flynn, has sold over two million copies and is being prepped for a big scre...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    Sundance: Fox Searchlight Acquires 'Way, Way Back' For Almost $10 Million; Stars Carell, Collette, Janney, Rudolph and Rockwell

    Fox Searchlight has picked up the rights to Nat Faxon and Jim Rash's "The Way, Way Back," which premiered at Sundance on January 21. The acquisition is a big buy, reportedly just under $10 million...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    Sundance: RADiUS-Weinstein Company Gets Buzzy 'Concussion'

    RADiUS-The Weinstein Company has acquired North American rights to "Concussion" at the Sundance Film Festival. The film centers on Abby (Robin Weigert), a middle-aged woman who moves to Manhattan and takes on a double life as a high-end escort.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    11

    Sundance: HBO Documentary Films Acquires US TV Rights to 'Pussy Riot -- A Punk Prayer'

    HBO Documentary Films has picked up US television rights to "Pussy Riot -- A Punk Prayer" at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, directed by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin, had its world premiere in Park City on January 18.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    22

    Film Industry's Gender Inequality Targeted by Sundance Institute and Women In Film's Research

    The results of a first-of-its-kind study on gender disparity in independent film, conducted by the Sundance Institite and Women In Film Los Angeles, were shared today with a group of industry leaders at the Park City festival.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Casting Watch: Gambon and Molina On Board for Ira Sachs' 'Love Is Strange'

    Michael Gambon and Alfred Molina are set to star in Ira Sachs' "Love Is Strange." The film centers on a gay couple, Ben (Gambon) and George (Molina), who have a City Hall wedding in Manhattan after 28 years together.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    7

    Weekend Recap: Abrams May Direct Lance Armstrong Biopic, Sundance News, 'Lovelace' and 'Stoker' Clips, 'Les Mis' Cast to Perform at Oscars and More

    The best of the weekend, including Sundance news, in-the-works updates, clips and more!

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Sundance: IFC Films Picks Up Michael Winterbottom's 'Look of Love'

    IFC Films has taken North American rights from Studio Canal to Michael Winterbottom's "The Look of Love," which premiered January 19 at the Sundance Film Festival. The film stars Steve Coogan, Imogen Poots, Anna Friel and Tamsin Egerton.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Magic City Bill Murray Bruce WillisRemember That Starz Series 'Magic City'? ...The Playlist
  • Watch 'The Abandon' (5 Black Men Learn ...Shadow and Act
  • The Fault In Our StarsAnsel Elgort, Brenton Thwaites & More ...The Playlist