Category Archives: 2 – FILM NEWS
With his script THE CONFECTION CONNECTION winning one of the top spots in our recently announced Launch Pad Feature Competition, NYU / USC grad Das signs with UTA following a very competitive courting.
Following his Top 10 Finish in the 2017 Launch Pad Feature Competition, Halligan is the latest to land reps coming out of the competition, and is now seeing his script going into agents and producers as it gears up to his the market this week!
In HOTEL ARTEMIS, set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, Jodie Foster plays The Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
It’s been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles.
With his Top 10 script “Peter and the Wolves” landing a lot of interest around town, Kyle lands a manager and is gearing up to share his hauntingly psychological survival tale with the town!
Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott, Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese and others have had erratic filmographies in their later years, but it’s not because they’re any less talented as filmmakers.
East Coast Editor Edward Douglas looks at the pros and cons of the festival circuit and if it really helps independent films find an audience.
Rampage will win Friday with $11.5 million including $2.4 million from Thursday previews, but A Quiet Place should still be able to steal a second weekend victory.
The guys also talk about Warner Bros.’ decision to cut ties with Brett Ratner and weigh in on Universal’s hiring of David Leitch to direct the Fast and Furious spinoff.
The film follows The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18 year old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein.
Roshani Chokshi’s bestselling novel tells the story of a 12-year-old girl who inadvertently releases a spirit bent on destroying the world unless she can stop it.
The director of Me and Earl and the Dying GIrl will helm the biopic about the Canadian owner of some of New York City’s most notorious nightclubs in the ’90s.
Directed by Silas Howard, the June 1 release stars Claire Danes, Jim Parsons, Octavia Spencer and introduces Leo James Davis as 4-year-old Jake whose parents are concerned with his/her gender identity questions.
Elastigirl has a job as a full-time superhero leaving Mr. Incredible at home with the kids including a super-powered baby Jack-Jack.
Written by Rachel Long and Brian Pittman, who previously wrote the Black List script The Civilian, the plot involves a cataclysmic event that erases humanity’s memories. When a woman wakes up with no memory of her young daughter, she uses her maternal instincts and clues that she left for herself to find her child amid the chaos.
Three Identical Strangers is the best film I’ve seen this year, period. Without spoiling anything, the story follows three men who discover at age 19 that they are identical triplets who were separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The question is… why?
The film follows four friends who are riding the high of high school by bonding over relationships, drugs, and living their best lives.
Zhao’s feature about a badly-injured cowboy, played by real-life cowboy Brady Jandreau, was nominated for four Independent Spirit Awards, and has played dozens of film festivals since its Cannes debut.
“When you make a giant monster movie called Rampage there are two things I expect from your finished film. First, giant monsters. Second, some rampagin’. The contract has been fulfilled,” writes Drew McWeeny.
The film follows Tadek (Carrey), as a Polish detective who finds similarities between a murder and a crime in a book. His journey down the rabbit hole eventually leads him to uncover a tangled web of lies and corruption.
Gong Li and Jet Li join the live action film based on the 1998 animated feature, which will be directed by Whale Rider director Niki Caro.
The Canadian classic SCTV aired for six seasons between 1976 and 1984, quickly establishing itself as one of pop culture’s touchstone comedies. The series’ stars include some of the most beloved and celebrated names in laughter, include the late John Candy and Harold Ramis.
Friday the 13th should give a big boost to last week’s “A Quiet Place” and might keep “Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare” from completely bombing.
Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett do most of the plotting for a planned jewelry heist at New York’s annual Met Gala. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, James Corden, Sarah Paulson and many more.