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    SFIFF Bestows Graham Leggat Award to "Beasts of the Southern Wild" Director Zeitlin; Film to Play Cannes in Un Certain Regard

    It's a great day to be Behn Zeitlin. Not only did his Sundance Grand Jury prize-winning "Beasts of the Southern Wild" land in Un Certain Regard at Cannes, but the San Francisco Int'l Film Festival (April 19 - May 3) is bestowing upon him their inaugural Graham Leggat Award at their Film Society awar...

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    Focus World & Tugg Team for 'Extraterrestrial' Theatrical and VOD Release

    Focus Features' VOD label Focus World is partnering with Tugg to release Nacho Vigalondo's "Extraterrestrial" in theaters and through VOD beginning June 15. "Extraterrestrial" is set to play theaters in Brooklyn, Seattle, North Hollywood, and Texas' Alamo Drafthouse cinemas, and will expand to where...

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    Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' Characters Reveal Themselves in Multi-Site Scavenger Hunt

    One recent marketing trend involves luring potential moviegoers into engaging with your product via interactive engagement. Call it marketing via scavenger hunt.

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    'Prometheus' Celebrates Fassbender's Fascinating Robot; Fox Confirms Film Not Yet Rated

    While Fox confirms to TOH! that Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" (June 8) has not yet been submitted for a rating (dashing rumors of a PG-13), the studio has released a new video celebrating the birthday of David the robot, played by the ever-fascinating Michael Fassbender. (Think HAL on st...

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    Cannes Announces 2012 Short Film Selection: 'The Chair,' 'Night Shift,' 'Yardbird,' 'Souffle,' 'Silent' & More

    The official selection of short films competing at Cannes is listed below. The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, over which Jean-Pierre Dardenne resides, will reward the best films from the Short Film Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection. Cannes will announce its main competit...

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    'All You Need' is Emily Blunt? Actress in Talks for Cruise/Liman Pic

    Doug Liman has set his sights on Emily Blunt to star alongside Tom Cruise in the Warner Bros.' "All You Need is Kill." In-demand Blunt is in talks to join the project, which is based on a graphic novel about a soldier fighting a war against aliens who...

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    Canet's Stateside Debut 'Blood Ties' to Shoot in NYC with Owen, Crudup, Cotillard, Kunis, Saldana & Schoenaerts

    Guillaume Canet's "Blood Ties" now has financing courtesy of Worldview Entertainment, which will also produce. "Blood Ties" has now locked in stars Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Matthias Schoenaerts, Noah Emmerich, Lili Taylor, Domenick Lombardozzi and James Ca...

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    Relativity Starts Shooting Scott Cooper's 'Out Of The Furnace' with Bale, Affleck, Saldana & Shepard

    Principal photography is starting on "Crazy Heart" writer-director Scott Cooper's currently titled thriller "Out of the Furnace." Christian Bale and Casey Affleck play two brothers living in the economically depressed Rust Belt who find themselves lured into a violent crime ring.

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    Woody Allen Sends Some Roman Love To LA Film Fest

    While Woody Allen is skipping Cannes--because "To Rome with Love" is opening April 20 in Italy--he's bringing "To Rome with Love" to Los Angeles to open the LA Film Festival on June 14. It will be its North American premiere.

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    'Marley' Doc First-Ever to Stream Simultaneously on Facebook with Theatrical Premiere April 20

    Stir it up! Kevin Macdonald's "Marley" will be the first ever film to stream on Facebook simultaneously with its theatrical and VOD debut on April 20.

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