Category Archives: 4 – INDUSTRY NEWS
For decades, Hollywood has turned to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers to provide the perfect song for a number of films and television shows, though no one seems to have been a bigger fan than Cameron Crowe, who used Petty tunes in Jerry Maguire, Elizabethtown and We Bought a Zoo.
Judy Greer is in talks to join Jamie Lee Curtis in the “Halloween” film from Blumhouse. Greer would play the daughter of Curtis. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
It looks like a tight race for first place with all three movies estimated to make around $17 mill. for the weekend, but it’s unlikely that Tom Cruise’s “American Made” will be #1.
Sony’s “Flatliners” is the latest movie to not have any critics’ screenings in advance. Going by its 0% Rotten Tomatoes score, it probably was a wise move… or was it?
Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” is only one side of the equation as Christopher Nolan and Denis Villeneuve are delivering larger-scale auteur films.
With Tom Cruise’s “American Made” doing well, and other movies dropping more than expected, it will be very close to see what wins the weekend. It definitely won’t be “Flatliners.”
Tahan may be young but he has already worked with acclaimed indie filmmakers such as Woody Allen (Blue Jasmine), Ira Sachs (Love Is Strange) and Todd Solondz (Wiener-Dog), so I think it’s a safe bet you’ll be seeing a lot more of him in the coming years.
Kristen Stewart and Lupita Nyong’o are being eyed to star in the Charlie’s Angels reboot being directed by Elizabeth Banks. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
“Crowdfunding has made a splash with apps like GoFundMe, Kickstarter and Indiegogo, so now that anyone can run their own mini-telethon by sourcing funds from friends and family, what’s the point of even having a telethon,” writes Sabrina Cognata.
Neil Turitz takes a moment to look on the bright side of a tough year to see what the industry got right.
LisaGay Hamilton is joining Christian Bale and Amy Adams in the Dick Cheney biopic from Adam McKay. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Cruise reteams with his “Edge of Tomorrow” director Doug Liman, while Ellen Page stars in a remake of the 1990 horror fave. Can either defeat the 1-2 punch of “Kingsman” and “It”?
The Mindy Project actor Ike Barinholtz to star in and produce satirical thriller The Oath. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Smith’s manuscript THE FOURTH COURIER is described as A Most Wanted Man meets Bridge of Spies, and is a current Top 10 Finalist in the 2017 Launch Pad Manuscript Competition.
The Tracking Board sits down with producer Aude Albano and actor Jessica Clark to talk all things Versailles, which debuts its second season this weekend.
It’s Always Sunny creators land a production commitment for the comedy Cool Kids at Fox. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Lampert’s script I Love College is described as Greek meets Mean Girls, and it generated considerable buzz from the 2017 Launch Pad Pilots Competition, where it placed in the Top 25.
With new comics and a new deal with Netflix, the comic writer/creator finds himself shifting towards newer pastures while the spy action-comedy continues in capable hands.
Chevy Chase, Richard Dreyfuss, and Lewis Black are teaming up for the Netflix original comedy The Last Laugh. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Kingsman’s $39 million is lower than projections but still the 5th highest Sept. opener. With $266 million, “It” is the highest grossing horror film of all time (sans inflation).
Affleck won an Oscar for his role in the Amazon-released “Manchester by the Sea” while Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino are making “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” at the network.
Filmmaker Peter Nicks spent two years tailing the police department as they dealt with scandals and controversy in the face of the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
With Warner Bros’ “It” killing at the box office and other 2017 horror hits like Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” and Shyamalan’s “Split,” it seems like more than a coincidence.
Warners’ The LEGO Ninjago Movie not doing nearly as well and is likely to end up in third place to It in its third weekend.
CBS is developing a new legal drama to tackle the issues of internet violence based on the true story of lawyer Carrie Goldberg. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Table Read My Screenplay’s Chicago winners will be announced in one week and the New Orleans winners will be having their script read at the upcoming New Orleans Film Festival in October. Also, submissions are currently being accepted for their Park City table read.
Evashevski has worked for UTA since 2007, while Sanders has been there twice as long. Both are major figures in the literary world, where Evashevski is known for brokering author Stephanie Meyer’s deals for her Twilight series.
The Oscar-nominated filmmakers of Little Miss Sunshine tackle the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) & Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell).
The Stephen King adaptation finally has some competition from Matthew Vaughn’s action sequel and the latest LEGO family film, as well as the horror flick Friend Request.
Sean Penn is teaming up with “House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon with his first major television role in “The First” at Hulu. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.