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

News

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    Son of Hollywood Reporter Founder Apologizes for His Father and THR's Blacklist Involvement

    The Hollywood Reporter has published an article by Willie Wilkerson (son of THR founder Billy Wilkerson) apologizing for his father and the trade paper's involvement in the Hollywood Blacklist.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    6

    The Black List's New Site Finds 'McCarthy' Screenwriter Justin Kremer a Home at CAA

    A month into its new online service allowing screenwriters to have their work read, reviewed and (potentially) pursued, the Black List announces its first success story. After submitting his script to the Black List site "out of sheer curiosity," writer Justin Kremer has signed with CAA.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Best of the Week: The Final 'Twilight,' Oscar Talk, Interviews with Mendes, Berg, Gibney & Ben Stiller's Penis

    This week on TOH!, we discuss the awards chances of "Lincoln," "Argo" and more in Oscar Talk, divulge details from the "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part Two" premiere and American Cinematheque gala for Ben Stiller, interview "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes, "West of Memphis" director Amy Berg and "Me...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    10

    Dutch Thriller 'APP' Will Be First Film to Necessitate Smartphones in Theaters with Interactive Storyline

    The Dutch are giving the highly contentious texting-in-theaters issue a whole new spin. Shooting began this week for the new thriller "APP," which will be the first film in the world to synchronize a parallel storyline via app content to be accessed while in the movie theater.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    Hollywood Machine Generated $47 Billion for LA County in 2011

    A report issued Friday by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. finds that Hollywood was able to generate $47 billion in economic output in L.A. county in 2011, accounting for 8.4% of the area's total output.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    4

    'Transformers 4' Eyeing China Production to Maximize Franchise Box Office

    Mark Wahlberg will be the new leading man in Michael Bay's "Transformers 4," and the production may have its sights set on mainland China for this installment of the testosterone-fueled franchise.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    'Kick Ass' & 'X-Men' Scribe Goldman to Pen Burton's 'Pinocchio'

    Screenwriter Jane Goldman, who in the last five years has penned "Kick Ass," "X Men: First Class" and "The Woman in Black," will reportedly next script Tim Burton's "Pinocchio."

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    Magnolia Takes Tobias Lindholm's AFI Fest-Winner 'A Hijacking' Hostage for North America

    Magnolia Pictures has picked up North American rights to Danish director Tobias Lindholm's second feature "A Highjacking." The film, which follows the complex fallout after a cargo ship is taken hostage by Somali pirates, has had a strong fest streak, including Venice, Toronto and AFI FEST, where it...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    Tarantino Tells Playboy Who Else Was In The Running for 'Django' Before Foxx & His Horse Won the Role

    Quentin Tarantino, in his interview for Playboy's December edition, discusses the actors he mulled over for the titular role in this Christmas' "Django Unchained." Will Smith and Jamie Foxx were not the only ones the director considered (Hint: "Omar comin'!") -- but Foxx had the Texan-horse-owner ed...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    21

    The Future of 'Star Wars': Lucas Says It Could Go on 'For The Next Hundred Years'

    This week's EW looks at what the future holds for the ever-expanding "Star Wars" galaxy. Highlights -- including info about Harrison Ford's possible involvement, quotes from Mark Hammill (who played Luke Skywalker in the original three films),..

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Martin ScorseseWatch: Martin Scorsese’s 32-Minute Commencement ...The Playlist
  • Recap: 'Please Like Me' Season 2, Episode .../Bent
  • Angela Kinsey to Co-Write and Star in ...Women and Hollywood