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Naomie Harris, 007’s Moneypenny, Signs With Wme

26 August 2015 10:31 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Wme has signed actress Naomie Harris. In Skyfall, she shot and nearly killed James Bond and became Moneypenny, a role she reprises in the upcoming Spectre. Harris played Winnie Mandela in Mandela: A Long Walk To Freedom. She just wrapped Our Kind Of Traitor, playing the female lead opposite Ewan McGregor, and Jungle Book: Origins for Warner Bros. Harris continues to be repped by Untitled, Melanie Cook and Jamie Afifi of Ziffren Brittenham, and Angharad Wood in… »

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A24 Teams With Brad Pitt’s Plan B for ‘Moonlight’

24 August 2015 3:34 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Three-year-old A24 is partnering with Brad Pitt’s Plan B and Adele Romanski to produce and finance coming-of-age story “Moonlight.”

Barry Jenkins will direct from his own his script, based on the Tarell McCraney play “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue.” The movie is set in Miami during the war on drugs.

A24 is financing and owns worldwide rights with filming to take place in Miami in the fall. Jenkins directed 2009’s “Medicine for Melancholy.”

A24 announced in June that it was producing real-estate drama “The Liar’s Ball” with director J.C. Chandor, Neal Dodson and Anna Gerb. A24’s top box office performers have been “Ex Machina,” which has crossed $25 million domestically, and James Franco’s “Spring Breakers,” which grossed $14 million in 2013.

It also teamed with DirecTV to release release movies exclusively on the satellite TV provider before they hit theaters, including Ryan Reynolds’ “Mississippi Grind”; Charlize Theron’s »

- Dave McNary

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Everything We Know About the Beauty and the Beast Live-Action Movie

17 August 2015 11:53 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Though we still have some burning questions about the live-action Beauty and the Beast movie, we also have a lot of important details about the film starring Emma Watson, including the release date and all the new cast members. This weekend, a few lucky fans (including us!) got a peek at some footage of the film at Disney's D23 event, and we have the best news to report: the yellow dress is in the movie! Here's everything else we know. The Release Date The film will come out on March 17, 2017. It's shooting now, as evidenced by an Instagram pic shared by Josh Gad. It'll Be in 3D Disney has confirmed that the film will be in 3D, with "the help of transformative CG magic." How much CG, though, is still one of our questions. The Cast Members Emma Watson and Dan Stevens are playing the titular beauty and the beast, »

- Shannon-Vestal

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Trailer Watch: 'Doll & Em' Launch an Off-Broadway Play About Their Friendship in Season 2

17 August 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

When we saw them in the first season of "Doll & Em," the fictional versions of actress Emily Mortimer and her less successful Bff Dolly Wells were on the outs after Doll's short tenure as Em's personal assistant turned into an "All About Eve" situation.  The show's sophomore season finds the two on more equal footing, with the lifelong pals in NYC attempting to launch an off-Broadway play about themselves. Olivia Wilde and Evan Rachel Wood guest star as themselves, angling to play Doll and Em, while bold-namers Ewan McGregor and Harvey Weinstein also appear in the trailer. But the heart of the show is an exploration of how their professional partnership impacts their grown-up friendship, which becomes more and more complicated with success. "Doll & Em" Season 2 premieres Sunday, September 13 at 10:30pm on HBO.


- Inkoo Kang

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Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Mississippi Grind’ Launches on DirecTV VOD Ahead of Theater Release

17 August 2015 8:02 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Gambling drama “Mississippi Grind,” starring Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn, is launching on DirecTV VOD, six weeks before its September 25 theatrical debut.

The film became available Aug. 13 for 72-hour rental in Blu-ray format for $12.99 and in standard-definition for $11.99.

Mendelsohn plays a troubled gambler whose luck turns when he meets Reynolds’ nonchalant poker player. They embark on a road trip and visit seemingly every bar, racetrack, casino and pool hall they can find.

Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden directed “Mississippi Grind,” which also stars Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton, Robin Weigert and Alfre Woodard.

Mississippi Grind” is one of the highest-profile films to emerge from the 2-year-old A24-DirecTV partnership to release movies exclusively on the satellite TV provider before they hit theaters. Other titles have included Charlize Theron’s thriller “Dark Places”; the Aubrey Plaza-starrer “Life After Beth”; Atom Egoyan’s “Captive,” starring Ryan Reynolds; and Julius Avery’s directorial debut, »

- Dave McNary

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Stars And Filmmakers At Saturday’s D23 Expo 2015 Provide Star Wars And Pirates Of The Caribbean Surprises

15 August 2015 3:38 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

From Star Wars and Captain America to Pirates Of The Caribbean and Alice Through The Looking Glass, Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 Expo 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.

The presentations, which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, were aided by live and video appearances from talent and filmmakers. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosted the highly anticipated biennial event.

“It’s quite something to be able to have Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm all on the same stage, and it’s tremendously gratifying to unveil our upcoming projects to our most dedicated fans first,” said Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios. “We always have an incredible time at the D23 Expo.”

After welcoming the crowd to D23 Expo 2015, Horn introduced Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios, and Sean Bailey, President »

- Michelle McCue

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Nyff ’15: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Bridge of Spies’ among main slate schedule

13 August 2015 12:32 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies, starring Tom Hanks, will make its World Premiere at the 53rd New York International Film Festival, running from September 25 to October 11. The film was one of 26 announced as part of the festival’s main slate, along with one of four World Premieres.

Some of the main slate highlights include Todd Haynes’s Carol, featuring Cannes Best Actress Winner Rooney Mara alongside Cate Blanchett, Miguel Gomes’s three part saga Arabian Nights, Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s The Assassin, the Us premiere of Michael Moore’s latest Where to Invade Next, Michel Gondry’s French film Microbe et Gasoil, and the World Premiere of the documentary Don’t Blink: Robert Frank, about the life of the fames photographer and filmmaker.

Previously announced films include the World Premiere of The Walk, Robert Zemeckis’s Philippe Petit biopic serving as the opening night film, the World Premiere of »

- Brian Welk

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Star Wars Bits: Ewan McGregor, Knights of the Old Republic, Shattered Empire, Force Friday and More

7 August 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

In today’s edition of Star Wars Bits: Ewan McGregor responds to rumors that he will be reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new Star Wars Anthology film. His answer may surprise you a bit. Is a new Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic video game being worked on for 2016 release? See two […]

The post Star Wars Bits: Ewan McGregor, Knights of the Old Republic, Shattered Empire, Force Friday and More appeared first on /Film. »

- Peter Sciretta

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Raising Caine on TCM: From Smooth Gay Villain to Tough Guy in 'Best British Film Ever'

5 August 2015 11:27 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Michael Caine young. Michael Caine movies: From Irwin Allen bombs to Woody Allen classic It's hard to believe that Michael Caine has been around making movies for nearly six decades. No wonder he's had time to appear – in roles big and small and tiny – in more than 120 films, ranging from unwatchable stuff like the Sylvester Stallone soccer flick Victory and Michael Ritchie's adventure flick The Island to Brian G. Hutton's X, Y and Zee, Joseph L. Mankiewicz's Sleuth (a duel of wits and acting styles with Laurence Olivier), and Alfonso Cuarón's Children of Men. (See TCM's Michael Caine movie schedule further below.) Throughout his long, long career, Caine has played heroes and villains and everything in between. Sometimes, in his worst vehicles, he has floundered along with everybody else. At other times, he was the best element in otherwise disappointing fare, e.g., Philip Kaufman's Quills. »

- Andre Soares

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Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead, starring and directed by Don Cheadle, bought by Sony Classics

5 August 2015 7:15 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Deadline has revealed that Miles Ahead, the upcoming biopic of legendary musician Miles Davis, has been picked up by Sony Classics, who will distribute the film worldwide.

The biopic stars Don Cheadle in the title role, and also marks the Boogie Nights actorls directorial debut. It tells the story “of a few lost days in the life of the trumpet icon as he bursts out of his silent period, conspires with a Rolling Stone writer (Ewan McGregor) to steal back his music, and relives the years he had with his great love Frances Taylor (Emayatzy Corinealdi).”

No release date has yet been announced by Sony, but the film has its world premiere at this year’s New York Film Festival on October 11th, where it closes the festival.


- Scott J. Davis

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Spc picks up awards contender ‘Miles Ahead’

5 August 2015 3:17 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Sony Pictures Classics has pounced on a hot awards prospect, acquiring Us rights and all available territories on Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic and feature directorial debut.

Miles Ahead tells the story of a few lost days in the life of Davis as he bursts out of his silent period, conspires with a Rolling Stone writer to steal back his music and relives the years he had with his great love, Frances Taylor.

Spc tends to premiere its choice films in Telluride, although the film’s official world premiere has already been set for October 10 as the New York Film Festival closing night gala.

Steven Baigelman and Cheadle co-wrote and Cheadle stars alongside Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Michael Stuhlbarg and Keith Stanfield

Cheadle, Lenore Zerman, Pamela Hirsch, Daniel Wagner, Robert Ogden Barnum, Darryl Porter and Vince Wilburn, Jr produced, while Mark Amin, Baigelman, Jonathan Gardner, Davis’ son Erin Davis and daughter Cheryl Davis, serve as executive »

- (Jeremy Kay)

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Sony Pictures Classics Adds Don Cheadle's 'Miles Ahead' to Its 2016 Slate

5 August 2015 2:25 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Sony Pictures Classics stepped up to acquire as many available territories as possible--a priority for seller UTA--including North America for Don Cheadle’s directorial debut "Miles Ahead." The biopic will world premiere on closing night of the upcoming Nyff (September 25 – October 11). Cheadle stars as legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, during his crazy Manhattan days in the late-70s, opposite Emayatzy Corinealdi as his great love Frances Taylor and Ewan McGregor as Dave Brill, a Rolling Stone reporter who cons his way into Miles’ apartment.  Spc co-presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard have such a healthy awards slate for 2015 that they will not add this one to their awards docket, preferring to wait until 2016, when one-time Best Actor nominee Cheadle ("Hotel Rwanda") could be a strong acting contender. On the foreign side, always a strong suit for Spc, are Cannes award-winner "Son of Saul," the official Oscar submission from »

- Anne Thompson

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Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Film Goes to Sony Pictures Classics

5 August 2015 1:03 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired Don Cheadle’s directorial debut Miles Ahead, which focuses on a few lost days in the life of jazz great Miles Davis, played by Cheadle in the film. The movie, for which Spc took worldwide rights covering most territories, has been selected to screen as the closing night film at the upcoming New York Film Festival. Written by Steven Baigelman and Cheadle, Miles Ahead also stars Ewan McGregor as a Rolling Stone writer who helps Davis steal back his music, and Emayatzy Corinealdi as Frances Taylor, the great love of Davis’ life. The cast also includes

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- Gregg Kilday

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Don Cheadle’s ‘Miles Ahead’ Lands At Sony Classics

5 August 2015 12:47 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to Miles Ahead, the Miles Davis biopic starring Don Cheadle who makes his directorial debut on the movie. The pic tells the story of a few lost days in the life of the trumpet icon as he bursts out of his silent period, conspires with a Rolling Stone writer (Ewan McGregor) to steal back his music, and relives the years he had with his great love Frances Taylor (Emayatzy Corinealdi). The film is premiering October 11 as… »

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Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Movie ‘Miles Ahead’ Sells to Sony Classics

5 August 2015 12:36 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to Don Cheadle’s directorial debut “Miles Ahead,” in which the “Iron Man 3” actor stars as jazz trumpeter and songwriter Miles Davis, the company announced Wednesday. “Miles Ahead” tells the story of a few lost days in the life of Davis, the virtuoso, fighter and genius, as he bursts out of his silent period, conspires with a Rolling Stone writer (Ewan McGregor) to steal back his music and relives the years he had with his great love, Frances Taylor (Emayatzy Corinealdi). Financed by BiFrost Pictures, the film was recently announced as this year’s Closing Night. »

- Jeff Sneider

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See Josh Gad's Bromantic 'Beauty and the Beast' Wrap Photo

3 August 2015 2:50 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Never mind Belle and the Beast, we're ready for "Beauty and the Beast" to show the magical bromance of Gaston and Lefou! Disney's live-action remake -- starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Emma Thompson, Kevin Kline, Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor, and Stanley Tucci -- is wrapping up filming and two of the stars shared a sweet nostalgic photo on set.

Josh Gad plays Lefou, opposite Luke Evans as the cocky Gaston. Luke's Gaston may not find love with Emma's Belle, but it sounds like the actors are leaving with a strong bond. Check out this photo from Josh, which was also shared with a note from Luke:

That's a wrap! Will miss the cast of #beautyandthebeast especially my brilliant Gaston #LukeEvans

A photo posted by Josh Gad (@joshgad) on Jul 29, 2015 at 2:16am Pdt

@joshgad been a real pleasure. Until we meet again. Xxx #Batb #gaston&lefouforever pic.twitter. »

- Gina Carbone

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Josh Gad shares snowy picture from Beauty and the Beast set as he wraps filming

1 August 2015 9:49 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Josh Gad has treated fans to a on-set glimpse of the upcoming live action Beauty and the Beast movie.

The actor, who plays LeFou in the Disney love story, marked the end of his time on set by posting a photo with co-star Luke Evans, who stars as the egotistical Gaston.

That's a wrap! Will miss the cast of #beautyandthebeast especially my brilliant Gaston #LukeEvans

A photo posted by Josh Gad (@joshgad) on Jul 29, 2015 at 2:16am Pdt

"That's a wrap," Gad captioned the photo. "Will miss the cast of #beautyandthebeast especially my brilliant Gaston #LukeEvans."

The duo are sat on some snowy gothic steps in the photo, which could be part of Beast's castle.

The Frozen star previously shared some pictures of the cast, including one of Emma Watson (Belle), Evans, Kevin Kline (Maurice) and Dan Stevens (Beast).

Sir Ian McKellen will also appear in the remake as Beast's butler Cogsworth, »

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Josh Gad gives us a look at the set of 2017’s Beauty and the Beast

31 July 2015 9:52 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

An Instagram post from Josh Gad (Frozen) has confirmed that he has finished filming his scenes in 2017’s live-action Beauty and the Beast film. The picture shows him embracing co-star Luke Evans (Dracula Untold) on a snowy set for the film. The caption reads, “That’s a wrap! Will miss the cast of #beautyandthebeast especially my brilliant Gaston #LukeEvans.” See it here…

In the film, Gad plays Lefou, the bumbling sidekick to the arrogant and egotistical Gaston, who is played by Evans. 

Along with those two, Emma Watson (Harry Potter) and Dan Stevens (The Guest) will star as Belle and the Beast respectively, with Ian McKellen (X-Men: Days of Future Past) as Cogsworth, Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks) as Mrs. Potts, Kevin Kline (Last Vegas) as Belle’s father Maurice, Audra McDonald (Private Practice) as Garderobe and Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle) as Plumette, Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games) as Cadenza and »

- Justin Cook

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‘Doll & Em’ Not Like Their Lives, Insist Dolly Wells And Emily Mortimer, Convincing No One – TCA

30 July 2015 6:19 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells will play a closer version of themselves in the second six-episode season of HBO’s Doll & Em, in which they write an off-Broadway play together and hoodwink Evan Rachel Wood and Olivia Wilde into appearing in it, with Wood playing Doll and Wilde playing Em. Ewan McGregor and Mikhail Baryshnikov also guest star. It’s a second-season effort by the TV versions of themselves to correct the strain put on their relationship in the first season… »

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HBO Dates ‘Doll & Em’, ‘The Leftovers’ & Amy Schumer Stand-Up Special – TCA

30 July 2015 4:14 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

HBO today announced season premiere dates for comedy series Doll & Em, drama series The Leftovers and the premiere of Amy Schumer: Live From The Apollo stand-up special. Season 2 of Doll & Em starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, will premiere Saturday, September 13 at 10:30 Pm on HBO. Guest stars on the six-episode second season include Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Evan Rachel Wood and Mikhail Baryshnikov. Season 2 of The Leftovers, created by Damon Lindelof and Tom… »

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