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    'Fifty Shades of Grey' Goes to Universal/Focus; Author Keeps Control of S&M Erotica Trilogy

    Hollywood is cautious when it comes to sex in cinema. The studios are more comfortable with raunchy sex comedies from the likes of Judd Apatow and the "American Pie" series ("American Reunion" is coming up) than anything sexy and intimate. Erotica aimed at men or women is a tricky area.

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    Melissa Leo Heads Into 'Oblivion' with Cruise, Freeman, Riseborough, Kurylenko

    Melissa Leo is joining Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseboroigh and Olga Kurylenko in Joseph Kosinski's "Oblivion." The "TRON: Legacy" director wrote the comic book upon which the film is based with Arvid Nelson, while William Monahan ("The Departed") wrote the screenplay with him...

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    International Trailer for Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus'; 'Project Prometheus' Site Launches (Video)

    The international version of Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" (stateside June 8) reveals more about the film's story than the US version (both are below). "Prometheus" takes "Alien" DNA and mixes in some of the hottest contemporary movie stars - Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Guy Pear...

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    In The Works: Williams to Play Ol' Dirty Bastard, Imagine Going to '1984,' Russell's 'Bullshit'

    HBO favorite Michael K. Williams (Omar Little on "The Wire," Chalky White on "Boardwalk Empire") has signed on to star as the late Ol' Dirty Bastard (aka Russell Jones) in "Dirty White Boy." The true story charts the rise of the VH1 intern who became Ol' Dirty Bastard's manager...

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    Produced By Conference 2012 Speakers: Grazer, Jacobson, De Luca, Nolan, Phillips & More

    The Producer's Guild of America has lined up an impressive Hollywood roster to participate in the fourth annual Produced By Conference, June 8-10 at the Sony Pictures Studio lot. .

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    Eli Roth Will Deliver IFTA Production Conference Keynote on April 20

    On April 30, the Independent Film & Television Alliance will present its 13th annual IFTA Production Conference, titled “Cost Isn’t An Obstacle Anymore! New Avenues to Finance, Produce & Distribute Films at Any Budget," with a keynote address by indie filmmaker Eli Roth ("Hostel," "Cabin Fever," "Th...

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    Reviving the Folk Reviver: Grassroots Movement Aims to Make Pete Seeger the Oldest Person to Reach Music Charts (Video)

    At age 92, legendary folksinger and Bob Dylan mentor Pete Seeger has much to be proud of. He served as an instrumental force in the American folk revival, influenced a generation of young singers in the 60s, and penned a number of American staples including "Turn! Turn! Turn!," "If I Had a Hammer,"...

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    TCM Classic Film Fest & D23 Team for Screenings of 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,' '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea'

    Two Disney classics, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," will be presented at the TCM Classic Film Festival in collaboration with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club...

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    Sundance London Special Events and Panels: Wainwright, McGarrigle, Placebo, Prince of Wales & More

    The Sundance Institute and The O2 announce the special events and panels for the inaugural Sundance London film and music festival, which runs April 26-29. Musical events include ‘Rufus and Martha Wainwright sing Kate McGarrigle,’ following the world premiere of Lian Lunson's film...

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    Adam Leon's SXSW Winner 'Gimme the Loot' Goes to Sundance Selects

    "Gimme the Loot" goes to Sundance Selects for North and Latin American distribution. The Adam Leon film, which just won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at SXSW, follows two teenagers in the Bronx who must raise $500 to exact revenge on a rival graffiti gang that destroyed their lates...

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