Deadline reports that Green will direct “Newsflash,” but perhaps the most remarkable thing about the movie is that it will star Seth Rogen as legendary news anchor Walter Cronkite.
The actor hung up the claws as Wolverine — for real, finally — in this year’s gritty, R-rated sendoff, “Logan.” James Mangold‘s film gave Jackman and the character he’s played for years, in multiple films, the farewell they deserved.
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Brooks died Wednesday after a series of health problems at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia, family spokesman Edward Hopf told The Hollywood Reporter.
A native of Baltimore, Brooks first met Wood in 1947 while on a trip to Hollywood with his brothers. He then played four characters in the cross-dressing/transsexual docudrama Glen or Glenda (1953), which marked Wood's directorial debut.
The pair went on to work together in
Eighty presenters are taking part in announcing the 76 screenplays that constitute the 13th annual Black List. Among those scheduled to participate are Jake Gyllenhaal, Margot Robbie, Rian Johnson, Don Cheadle and Lena Waithe.
Since The Black List’s creation in 2005, more than 325 of its scripts have been produced, and the films have grossed more than $26 billion at the worldwide box office.
Black List movies have won 50 Academy Awards, including four of the last nine best picture Oscars and 10 of the last 20...
In a year in which Patty Jenkins’ “Wonder Woman” and Dee Rees’ “Mudbound” also received universal praise — and in the case of “Wonder Woman,” massive box office as well, the slight was seen as significant.
Gerwig, who has acted in numerous films, had never directed a feature before “Lady Bird.” She did, however, score a screenplay nom for her original “Lady Bird” script. The Globes combine both adapted and original screenplays into one category.
The push to hire and recognize female directors has intensified in the wake of the Academy’s efforts to improve diversity and the massive sexual harassment scandals that are gripping Hollywood.
Instead, the HFPA nominated Guillermo del Toro, whose “The Shape of Water” had the most noms overall
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies” Ann Dowd, “The Handmaid’s Tale” Chrissy Metz, “This is Us” Michelle Pfeiffer, “The Wizard of Lies” Shailene Woodley,
The film is France’s entry in the Oscar best foreign-language film category and took home the Grand Prize in Cannes earlier this year.
Mathieu Almaric’s Barbara, which was given a special award for artistry in the Un Certain Regard section in Cannes, and the comedy C’est la Vie, from Intouchables directors Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, each scored four nominations.
The three will compete in the...
The Sean Baker-directed film about a mother and daughter living in a motel on the outskirts of Disney World was also recognized in the category of best supporting actor, with Willem Dafoe winning that award.
The Shape of Water earned two honors: best director (Guillermo del Toro) and best production design (Paul D. Austerberry).
Other noteworthy winners include: War for the Planet of the Apes' Andy Serkis for best actor; I, Tonya's Margot Robbie for best actress; Lady Bird's Laurie Metcalf for best...
Dee Rees also was voted best director for Mudbound, while Willem Dafoe was named best supporting actor for The Florida Project.
In other awards, Darkest Hour's Gary Oldman and I, Tonya's Margot Robbie won for best actor and actress, respectively. Robbie's co-star Allison Janney was named best supporting actress.
Meanwhile, Jordan Peele won for best screenplay and best debut director for Get Out, and Timothée Chalamet was named breakthrough performer for Call Me by Your Name.
The group also recognized the film, which Daniel Day-Lewis has said will be his last project before retiring from acting, in two other categories: best director (Paul Thomas Anderson) and best original score (Jonny Greenwood).
The Boston critics bestowed two awards each on the well-reviewed films Lady Bird and Get Out. The former, a coming-of-age movie starring Saoirse Ronan, was recognized in the categories of best supporting actress (Laurie Metcalf) and best screenplay (writer-director Greta Gerwig), while the latter, a racially themed horror...
The Kingdom — undergoing seismic changes under new Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman — made the announcement Monday.
"As the industry regulator, the General Commission for Audiovisual Media has started the process for licensing cinemas in the Kingdom," Minister of Culture and Information Awwad bin Saleh Alawwad said in a statement. "We expect the first cinemas to open in March 2018.”
Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, many insiders working in Saudi Arabia indicated that this move had been widely expected, with investors already having built cinemas...
Principal photography will commence by the end of January 2018. Dinesh Vijan is producing for Maddock Films (“Hindi Medium”). Rao describes the film as an “out-of-the-box, raucous horror-comedy.”
Rao, who will receive one of the Variety Asian Actors to Watch award at Iffam later this week, is enjoying the best year of his career.
He is the star of political satire “Newton,” which was released in India in late September on the day it was announced that it would be India’s entry in Oscar’s foreign language category. It not only racked up the box office numbers, but also won Rao best actor at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
Survival drama “Trapped” released in March and alongside enormous critical acclaim, performed well at the box office.
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AMC announced Monday that it had signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia. “In line with the Fund’s mandate to help unlock promising new sectors within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Pif and AMC Entertainment will explore a range of commercial opportunities for collaboration that will support the growth of the Kingdom’s entertainment sector,” the company said.
AMC said the agreement builds on Monday’s announcement of the General Commission for Audiovisual Media’s decision to grant domestic licenses to cinema providers, and supports the Vision 2030 objective of growing household spending on entertainment from 2.9% to 6.0% of gross domestic product.
“Pif sees huge potential in the Kingdom’s entertainment sector,” the Pif said. “We look forward to working with AMC Entertainment Holdings to explore opportunities
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The Interaction Technology version of the film will be unveiled first for attendees of the CineAsia exhibitors’ and distributors’ convention, which debuts Tuesday in Hong Kong. At CineAsia last year, Sony demonstrated a short-form immersive experience from the company’s “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.”
The haptic technology was developed by Sony Pictures Entertainment (Spe), Sony Corporation, and Sony Pcl. A specially-designed vest provides tactile sensations on the body that are concurrent with the narrative of the film. Visitors to CineAsia can choose to experience a 15-minute segment, or the entire movie, which is being played at the AMC Pacific Place multiplex. Franchise star Lin Shaye and co-star, screenwriter and co-creator of the series Leigh Whannell will be in attendance.
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