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Exclusive: Reverse gay-bullying drama Love Is All You Need? has bolstered its cast as filming continues in La. Suburgatory‘s Jeremy Sisto, Ugly Betty‘s Ana Ortiz, Deception‘s Katherine La Nasa, Trophy Wife‘s Jenica Bergere, and Drumline‘s Leonard Roberts have joined Briana Evigan, Emily Osment, and Kyla Kennedy in the film set in a world where being gay is the norm and heterosexual persons are bullied. Director Kim Rocco Shields has also tapped Pretty Little Liars‘ Tyler Blackburn for a lead role playing Ryan, the journalist who strikes up a forbidden romance with Evigan’s star quarterback. The feature is based on the provocative short film of the same name that scored over 45 million hits on YouTube. Blackburn, Ortiz, and Sisto are repped by The Gersh Agency. La Nasa is repped by Paradigm. Bergere is repped by Innovative. Roberts is repped by Michael Greene.
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- Jen Yamato
Elyse Walker's Pink Party raised money and awareness through star power.
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, this October Elyse Walker's Pink Party brought out stars for a good cause.
Actress Jennifer Garner and fashion designer Rachel Zoe hosted the 10th anniversary gala benefiting the Women's Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute on October 19 in Santa Monica, Calif. The event raised over $1.8 million this past weekend and has generated over $11.5 million since its launch.
Pics: Marcia Cross and More Celebs Go Pink for Breast Cancer
The event had a fashion runway, specialty cocktails and dancing. "I think when you get a group of great people in a room together they can have a very big impact on very important things," Zoe said. "You don't always want it to be very somber and you »
Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD Release Date: Nov. 25, 2014
Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray $39.99
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Those in the know may remember that Brosnan portrayed another spy earlier in his career…
Code namedÂ The November Man; Peter Devereaux (Brosnan) is a lethal and highly trained ex-cia agent who has been living in Switzerland. When Devereaux is lured out of retirement to safeguard a beautiful witness targeted for assassination (Olga Kurylenko, Centurion), he’s drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse with his former friend and protégé David Mason (Luke Bracey). With no one to trust, Peter must survive Mason’s relentless assault, and root out a suspected CIA mole who may pose the greatest threat of all.
Directed by Roger Donaldson (Dante’s Peak, also starring Brosnan), the R-rated film was release wide to U. »
In the mid-1980s, Belgian martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme arrived in America with dreams of stardom. Possessing a finely-honed physique, thanks to years of training in (among other things) karate, kickboxing and ballet, he was ambitious and brimming with self-belief.
The acting bug bit Van Damme while he was still in his teens: he played “a bad guy with all the knives” in the 1984 French gangster movie Rue Barbare and, determined to further his goal of becoming an actor, hopped on a plane to Los Angeles. His first few years in America were, however, tough. He slept in a rental car for two weeks, and made money money by teaching aerobics and martial arts, delivering pizzas, and working as a doorman at a restaurant belonging to Chuck Norris. »
So, there's an Annie movie. And if the trailers are any indication, it's probably going to be hilarious. Not "ha-ha, isn't this whimsical?" hilarious, but "Pierce Brosnan is giving his all in Mamma Mia!" hilarious. But the one thing that isn't funny is the movie's social media campaign. Annie's marketing team seems to actually understand its target demographic: tween girls and reluctant adults whose fingers are glued to their phones. The latest proof of that awareness is a goofy lyric video accompanying the first full track release of "It's the Hard-Knock Life," the show's orphan ensemble opener (calm down, »
- Marc Snetiker
Pierce Brosnan is back in espionage action as Peter Devereaux - aka 'The November Man' - a retired CIA specialist drawn back into the spy game to break a sex trafficking ring. With a Russian presidential candidate implicated, the mission becomes even more sensitive when it brings Devereaux face to face with his former protege Mason (Luke Bracey), a loose cannon who plays by his own rules. Explosive thrills from the director of acclaimed suspensers No Way Out and Thirteen Days. »
Seoul — Korean romantic comedy “My Love, My Bride” kept its leading position as the top three spots at the Korean box office remained unchanged.
This weekend is traditionally slow as it is a time when many Korean go outdoors to enjoy the changing colors of leaves.
“My Love,” a remake of a 1990 title, starring one of Korea’s most bankable female stars, Shin Min-a (“A Bittersweet Life”) scored Us$2.98 million (Krw 3.16 billion) from 596 screens over the strictly defined Friday-Sunday weekend, for a cumulative total of $10.7 million (Krw 11.3 billion).
U.S. import, “Dracula Untold” held second position, earning Us$2.01 million (Krw 2.12 billion) from 430 screens, taking its cumulative score to Us$7.52 million (Krw 7.97 billion)
Local thriller, “The Informant” which opened on Oct. 2, remained in third, taking Us$1.24 million (Krw 1.32 billion) for a cume of Us$11.4 million (Krw 12.1 billion).
Pierce Brosnan starrer “November Man” (pictured) debuted quietly at number four, taking Us$ 932,000 (Krw 987 million) from 395 screens. »
- Nemo Kim
Other anticipated selections include Hyde Park International’s 99 Homes directed by Ramin Bahrani starring Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon and WestEnd Films’ Michael Winterbottom drama The Face Of An Angel with Daniel Bruhl, Kate Beckinsale and Cara Delevingne.
Vmi Worldwide presents the drama Any Day from Rustam Branaman with Sean Bean, Kate Walsh and Eva Longoria and buyers will also get the chance to see Arclight’s action adventure The Last Knight starring Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman and directed by Kazuaki Kiriya.
More than 415 films will screen at the market, including 331 market premieres and 91 world premieres.
Afm is set »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
The film, unfolds over a teen girl’s computer screen as she and her friends are stalked by an unseen figure who seeks vengeance for a shaming video that led a bully to kill herself a year prior.
Universal executives bought “Cybernatural” after a test screening in Montreal. Wme Global brokered the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.
The film was developed and conceived by Timur Bekmambetov and directed by Levan Gabriadze from a script by Nelson Greaves. Producers are Bekmambetov and Greaves, as well as Jason Blum for Blumhouse Productions.
- Dave McNary
AFM runs Nov. 5-12 in Santa Monica with over 415 films screening. “Suite Francaise,” directed by Saul Dibb and based on the Irene Nemirovsky novel, also stars Matthias Schoenaerts, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Riley, Ruth Wilson, Lambert Wilson and Margot Robbie.
TF1 International is selling international rights. The Weinstein Co. has U.S. rights.
Other notable world premieres include “How to Make Love Like an Englishman” with Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek and Jessica Alba (The Solution); Helen Hunt’s “Ride” (6 Sales); “The Last Knights” with Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman (Arclight); and “Any Day,” starring Sean Bean, Kate Walsh, and Eva Longoria (Vmi).
- Dave McNary
Chef executive producer Aaron Kaufman makes his feature directorial debut on the story about friends on an island getaway who take a designer drug that releases all inhibitions. Kaufman wrote the screenplay with Jason Zumwal and Jerry Stahl.
Bridgeworks Media Capital, Tci and 360 Elite Media & Entertainment will finance the project. Tim Smith, Alastair Burlingham, Lee Vandermolen, Yoram Barzilai, Frank Martinez, Anthony Gudas, Clay Pecorin, Russell Geyser, Gerald Fruchtman and Peter Fruchtman will serve as executive producers.
Fortitude co-principal Nadine de Barros and vice-president of international Katie Irwin will kick off sales at the Afm, set to run from November 5-12.
- email@example.com (Jeremy Kay)
• Ariana Grande, Katie Homes, Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Matthew Morrison (Glee), John Leguizamo (Chef), Eugenio Derbez (Instructions Not Included), Taran Killam (12 Years a Slave), Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live), and Chazz Palminteri (Rizzoli & Isles) have signed on to voice The Weinstein Company's Underdogs, EW has confirmed. The film, from Argentinian director Juan Jose Campanella, is being re-voiced in English by TWC with a script that has been reworked for domestic audiences. The story follows football player Jake (Morrison) and his love interest, Laura (Grande). With Laura's support, Jake beats the town bully, Ace (Hoult), in a foosball game. »
- C. Molly Smith
Indie thriller Urge, starring Pierce Brosnan and Ashley Greene, has rounded out its cast with Alexis Knapp, Bar Paly, Chris Geere and Nick Thune. Veteran film producer Aaron Kaufman (Machete, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Chef) is making his directorial debut with the film, which centers on a group of friends who escape to an island destination weekend and find themselves unable to resist trying a new designer drug. But the drug has one major side effect: it makes people lose the ability to control their urges. Skip Williamson and Mark Neveldine are producing through their Blackmrkt Incorporated
- Rebecca Ford
1999 will always be one of my favorite years for movies. This is partially because there were a lot of great movies released that year, but mainly because in 1999 I was in high school, and as we all know, the world was more important and less terrible when we were in high school. Last week, I took a look at which movies from 1999 had aged well, and asked which had aged poorly. The response was overwhelming, insofar as it's overwhelming that anyone likes American Beauty. However, one reader email in particular struck me as a launchpad for an important conversation. Here »
- Darren Franich
French actress Léa Seydoux has signed on to play a femme fatale in Bond 24, according to a new report from The Daily Mail. The actress is reportedly set to meet co-stars Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris and Ben Whishaw for a script rehearsal in late November, with production scheduled to begin in six weeks. Before the rehearsal, the actress will meet with producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson for a series of camera, costume and makeup tests to determine her look for the movie.
We reported in August that Léa Seydoux was being eyed by director Sam Mendes to play Miranda Frost, a character played by Rosamund Pike in the 2002 adventure Die Another Day, which was Pierce Brosnan's last turn as 007. It hasn't been confirmed if the actress is, in fact, playing Miranda Frost or not. It is also unclear if this is the »
Ant-Man, Urge, a Boston Bombing movie, and other films have all made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change. Urge Danny Masterson has joined Pierce Brosnan in the thriller [...]
Continue reading: Film Casting: Ant-man, Urge, Casey Affleck in Boston Bombing Movie »
- Rollo Tomasi
• Oscar nominee Casey Affleck will return to his native Massachusetts to star in and produce a film based on the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. The script written by Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy (The Fighter) is based on the book "Boston Strong" by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge and chronicles the massive manhunt to find the two men believed responsible for the bombings and the city's response to the horrific events. [Variety] • Steve Carell will continue his trend of taking on less comedic roles in an untitled thriller from director Gore Verbinski (The Lone Ranger). The film will be the third straight »
- Jake Perlman
With a deadly designer drug at the centre of upcoming thriller, Urge, there’s a steady stream of talent coming aboard who may succumb to its effects. The latest addition to the cast is That ’70s Show star Danny Masterson.
The movie will revolve around a group of friends who jet off for an island adventure. Upon their arrival, they meet a drug designer who lures them into sampling his latest product. The twist here is that the side-effect (or the main effect, however you choose to look at it) of the pill causes people to lose their ability to control their urges. A bit like most drugs, then. Still, with Pierce Brosnan attached as the dodgy drug creator, here’s hoping we’ll get a brilliantly hammy villain who spews crazed soliloquys. Leading the group of friends into their doomed and/or enlightened druggy experience is Twilight‘s Ashley Greene. »
- Gem Seddon
Screen Nsw is investing $400,000 in 2:22, a psychological thriller from Australian writer-director Paul Currie.
Teresa Palmer will star as a woman who gets involved with a guy who is drawn by a bizarre pattern of events to Central Station every day at 2:22pm and. discovers this is the time and location of a murder 27 years ago..
Currie told If he has pushed back the start of production until early next year while the search continues for the lead male and another key character, the ex-boyfriend of Palmer.s character.
Icon will release in Australia and Good Universe is handling international sales. According to Screen Nsw the production will spend nearly $8.1 million in Nsw. Currie said the budget will be $11 million- $12 million.
In the latest funding round Screen Nsw is also investing $25,000 from the production finance fund and $50,000 from the regional filming fund in Outback ER, Screentime.s 8 x 30. observational documentary series for ABC TV, »
- Don Groves
Exclusive: Danny Masterson has joined Pierce Brosnan in the thriller feature Urge as cameras get set to roll this month in New York. Producer Aaron Kaufman (Machete Kills, Sin City: A Dame To Kill For, Chef) is making his directorial debut with the film, about a group of friends on holiday on an island who get caught up in a dangerous new designer drug that makes them lose their ability to control their urges. Masterson will play Neal, the cutthroat but secretly lonely hedge fund tycoon who treats his friends to the island getaway. The That ’70s Show alum, who most recently starred on TBS’s comedy series Men At Work, is also producing Urge alongside Skip Williamson (Underworld) and Mark Neveldine (Crank) who are producing through their Blackmrkt Incorporated banner. Bridgeworks Media Capital, Tci and Tresoro Ventures are backing the project, with Tim Smith, Alastair Burlingham, Lee Vandermolen, Yoram Barzilai, »
- Jen Yamato
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