Category Archives: 4 – INDUSTRY 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!
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.
Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.
Slavich is leaving her post as head of entertainment communications for YouTube to join the studio, where she’ll report to Blair Rich, WB’s president of worldwide marketing.
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.
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.
The idea that Cannes is telling filmmakers like Alfonso Cuarón and Paul Greengrass to take their new movies elsewhere is mind-boggling to me. It’s not like Netflix is offering the festival a bunch of Adam Sandler movies. No, the streaming service is offering Cannes the cream of their crop, so to speak, and yet, somehow, that still isn’t good enough.
The duo’s first produced screenplay unwraps the mystery surrounding a fateful night for Senator Ted Kennedy in 1969 that would affect the rest of his political career.
It’s a relief to see the Coen brothers leading by example when it comes to this important issue. The effort will begin with the Coens’ next project, since their upcoming series The Ballad of Buster Scruggs was already in production at Netflix when the inclusion rider movement began gaining traction in Hollywood.
Based on the ‘80s arcade game, the filmmaker behind San Andreas continues his attempt at making “elevated genre” with one of the world’s biggest A-list stars.
Jonathan Nolan and the Westworld team are Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down, never gonna run around and desert you…
The screenwriter and director of the period thriller talk about how Gilroy’s script, written 27 years ago, was revived and revised for modern audiences.
The acclaimed award-winning Australian Western, co-starring Sam Neill and Bryan Brown, is finally released in the States after playing on the festival circuit.
The top 3 movies grossed $96 million, while Marvel’s Black Panther became the third-highest grossing movie domestically as it surpassed Titanic.
Universal’s R-rated comedy Blockers will probably have to settle for third place behind Spielberg’s Ready Player One, even though it took second place Friday with $7.8 million.
“There are certain set pieces that we have discarded in Microsoft Word documents on our computers dating back five years, so we certainly would be open to putting those into something new,” one of the writer says of a potential sequel.
The filmmakers behind indie thrillers Spring and Resolution offer another quizzical mind-twisting thriller, one that has connections to their earlier work.
The box office should pick up in April as stronger offerings are released before Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War at the end of the month.
High Times cover boys Seth Rogen and Snoop Dogg both have offices on the Sony lot, where like the rest of Hollywood, there seems to be a real double standard, not just between men and women, but between talent and executives, who used to be able to get away with just as much as their famous collaborators.
Kroll will serve as an executive producer on Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut A Star is Born and Edward Norton’s directorial debut Motherless Brooklyn, as well as John Crowley’s adaptation of The Goldfinch.
Shot entirely from the perspective of Bob (Kevin Smith), viewers will embody the silent fanboy himself while alpha-slacker Jay (Jason Mewes) leads the way through a string of idiotic adventures.
The filmmaker behind 45 Years and Weekend tells the story of a boy and the horse with whom he bonds, along with the young star of Ridley Scott’s All the Money in the World.
Multiple WGA members are lobbying for an “Additional Writing By” credit section, naming everyone who had a hand in a film’s screenplay. The general concept behind this is that, if you were hired to write and you wrote, you should get credit for that work, whether or not said work was used. But is that really a good idea?
The rising Aussie actress talks about her new raunchy comedy, plus emojis, keg stands, inclusion riders and whether or not she reads her own reviews.
The high concept comedy stars Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz and John Cena as the parents of three teen girls planning to lose their virginity on prom night.
Spielberg had his biggest opening at the box office in almost ten years, as he returns to the big screen adventure for which he became famous. Tyler Perry’s Acrimony took second place with $17.1 million.
Tyler Perry’s Acrimony looks to take second place with $7.3 million on Good Friday, while Pacific Rim: Uprising dive bombs in its second weekend.
Kathleen Gallagher replaces longtime Universal Pictures Home Entertainment exec Dick Longwell who is retiring after 20 years in senior sales and distribution. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.