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On Sunday night, veteran indie film producers Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler — the duo behind Academy Award-nominated films such as “Still Alice,” “Far From Heaven,” “Boys Don’t Cry” and the critically-lauded “Carol” — celebrated the 20th anniversary of their production company Killer Films at an intimate cocktail party held at New York’s Roxy Hotel.
Supportive guests like Michelle Monaghan, Parker Posey, Tony Kushner, Cory Michael Smith and Zosia Mamet raised a glass for the producing partners, who have financed nearly 100 motion pictures, documentaries and television projects together in the past two decades. Considered trailblazers in the indie film world, their latest project, Todd Haynes’ lesbian romance “Carol,” may be their most critical and commercial success yet. The movie is expected to nab Oscar nominations come announcement time in January.
“There is no cookie cutter formula on how to do it,” Koffler told Variety about the secret to their success, »
- Paul Chi
Max Ehrich (Under The Dome) has landed a recurring role in Hulu’s original drama series The Path from Jason Katims' True Jack Prods. Created by Jessica Goldberg, The Path examines Eddie (Aaron Paul) and Sarah Lane (Michelle Monaghan), a couple at the center of a controversial movement struggling with relationships, marriage and power, with each episode taking an in-depth look at what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want. Ehrich will play… »
As Halloween gets closer, the same fear that's been haunting Monica Lewinsky for 20 years will creep back up again: running into somebody dressed up as her. The contributing editor opens up about being made into a Halloween costume for a new column with Vanity Fair, writing about one of her most cringe-worthy experiences. "Thankfully, I have never gone to a Halloween party where I've bumped up against, well, myself," she explains. "I did, however, get an idea of what that might be like when, several years ago, I went to see the movie Made of Honor, starring Patrick Dempsey and Michelle Monaghan." She continues, "It opens with a scene in which Dempsey, dressed as Bill Clinton, »
Stars Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, Denis Akayama and director Chris Columbus take fans behind-the-scenes of Pixels in our exclusive preview for the Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD arriving today from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. These cast members and the director show us how they managed to "pixelate" cars, with Chris Columbus revealing that this particular scene in New York City was one of the most "satisfying scenes" he's ever done in his storied career. We also hear from Josh Gad, who jokes about being Chris Hemsworth's "fat body double" on Rush, and Adam Sandler who reveals how much fun they're having on the set, with Pac-Man chasing him.
From Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions and Director Chris Columbus comes the visually spectacular action-adventure Pixels, debuting on Digital HD Oct. 6, and on Two-Disc Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD October 27 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. »
Here’s some news that should get your pom-poms shaking: Minka Kelly is reuniting with one of the men who made her Lyla Garrity.
RelatedJason Katims’ Hulu Drama The Way Forges New Path Amid Legal Pressure
Kelly has joined the cast of The Path (fka The Way), an upcoming Hulu drama from Friday Night Lights executive producer Jason Katims, our sister site Deadline reports. The series, starring Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) and Michelle Monaghan (True Detective), “examines a family at the center of a controversial faith-based movement struggling with relationships, marriage and power.”
Kelly will play Miranda Frank, a »
Friday Night Lights alumna Minka Kelly has been cast opposite Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan in Hulu original drama series The Path from Jason Katims' True Jack Prods. It’s a reunion of sorts for Kelly and Katims: He wrote and executive produced the hit series Friday Night Lights, on which Kelly appeared for three seasons. Also joining the cast of The Path is Oscar nominee Kathleen Turner (Peggy Sue Got Married). Created by Jessica Goldberg, The Path examines a couple… »
Stephanie Hsu has been tapped for a season-long recurring role opposite Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan in Hulu original drama series, The Path (formerly titled The Way) from Jason Katims' True Jack Prods. Created by Jessica Goldberg, The Path examines a couple, Eddie (Paul) and Sarah Cleary (Monaghan) at the center of a controversial movement struggling with relationships, marriage and power, with each episode taking an in-depth look at what it means to choose between… »
The 10-episode drama — which stars Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul, Hannibal‘s Hugh Dancy and True Detective‘s Michelle Monaghan — will now be known as The Path. (Sources confirm that the original title too closely resembled real-life ministry The Way International.)
RelatedFall TV 2015: Your Handy Calendar of 120+ Season and Series Premiere Dates
Production on the anticipated series began this week in Nyack, New York.
Per Hulu, The Path “examines a family at the center of a controversial faith-based movement struggling with relationships, »
Under the new two-year pact, Goldberg — who created Hulu’s upcoming drama “The Way” — will develop new projects in addition to continuing to serve as exec producer on “The Way,” which begins shooting today.
“Jessica Goldberg is an incredibly talented writer, and we’re thrilled to be in business with her at the studio,” said Bela Bajaria, president of Universal Television. “Her work on ‘Parenthood’ was extraordinary and she created a new powerful drama, ‘The Way,’ for Hulu that has attracted an A-list cast. We are excited to go into production this week and look forward to great things to come.”
“The Way” stars “Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan and “Hannibal’s” Hugh Dancy. The series, which follows a family at the center of a controversial movement struggling with relationships, marriage and power, »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Jessica Goldberg has signed a two-year overall deal with Universal Television, TheWrap has learned. Goldberg served as a writer and producer on the NBC series “Parenthood” for two seasons, as well as a writer and producer on the short-lived series “Deception.” In addition to developing new projects under this deal, Goldberg will continue to executive produce her series “The Way” for Hulu, which stars Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan. The show begins shooting this week. Also Read: Will Packer Renews Universal TV Deal Through 2017 “Jessica Goldberg is an incredibly talented writer, and we’re thrilled to be in business with her at the studio, »
- Joe Otterson
As filming starts today on the Hulu original drama The Way, the series’ creator, playwright/TV writer Jessica Goldberg has signed an overall deal with Universal Television, the studio behind the faith-themed show starring Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan. Under the pact, she will continue as an executive producer on The Way while also developing new projects for the studio. Before developing The Way with Jason Katims’ Universal TV-based True Jack Prods., Goldberg worked… »
Young adults turned out for the Maze Runner sequel while teenagers and families embraced Pixels at Australian cinemas last weekend.
Overall, nationwide takings tallied $11.1 million, on par with the previous weekend, according to Rentrak's estimate, and the B.O. for the year to date is around 12 per cent up on 2014.
Fox.s Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, which sees the Gladers searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organisation known as Wckd, rang up $3.5 million and $3.7 million with previews. The 4-day tally is similar to the debut of the original a year ago, which wound up with $16.2 million.
- Don Groves
The Guardians of the Galaxy actress will play school psychologist Mrs. Mollé who supports a young girl, misfit Barbara, who struggles through her life facing both real and imaginary monsters (via comingsoon.net).
Barbara will be played by Madison Wolfe, cast after a nationwide search that looked at more than 500 actresses.
Walter said: "I'm thrilled to have the massively talented Zoe helping us bring Joe Kelly's beautiful story to life."
"I couldn't be more excited to see Mrs. Mollé, a kind, strong and incredibly inspirational »
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced the details for the 3D Blu-ray and 2D Blu-ray release of Pixels, the action-adventure comedy from director Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone), which will go on sale in the Us from October 27th.
The film is produced by Happy Madison, Adam Sandler’s production company and is based on the sort film by Patrick Jean. Sandler stars in the film alongside Michelle Monaghan, Kevin James, Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage, Sean Bean and Brian Cox. Pixels has so far grossed $197million worldwide .
When aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth using games like Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Centipede and Space Invaders as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (Kevin James) has to call on his childhood best friend, 80s video game champion Sam Brenner (Adam Sandler) to »
- Scott J. Davis
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Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t… resist a good dance number?
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Created by Julia Brownell — who wrote for Parenthood and Katims’ short-lived comedy About a Boy — the potential series focuses on a mother and daughter who run a funeral home and approach their memorial services as positive celebrations of life, complete with song and dance.
The project is inspired by the real-life Boyd Funeral Home in South Los Angeles, »
Compiled by industry specialists The Hollywood Reporter, the following takes into account that some films included are yet to come out in certain territories, but still - the news ain't good.
Director: Brad Bird
Budget: $190 million
Global gross: $208.4 million
Expected loss: $120 million-$150 million
Director: Josh Trank
Budget: $125 million
Global gross: $146.7 million
Expected loss: $80 million-$100 million
Director: Chris Columbus
Budget: $88 million-plus
Global gross: $186.4 million
Expected loss: $75 million
4. The Man From Uncle
Studio: Warner Bros
Director: Guy Ritchie
Budget: $75 million-plus
Labor Day weekend is finally here. That means the summer moviegoing season is over and done with. The smoke has cleared. The dust has settled. And you can pretty much guess what the biggest movies of this past four months were, especially if you spent a lot of time lingering around your local cinemaplex. But what were the biggest bombs? The movies you didn't see? There has been a lot of talk all through August about what a disaster 20th Century Fox's Fantastic Four turned out to be. But guess what? It comes in number two at the box office when talking about flops. What resides as number one?
Summer box office 2015 has made the record books. In terms of overall revenue, it is one of the biggest in history. But it is also notorious for dropping some of the biggest doots of all time. And none of the movies that failed will surprise you. »
Kaili Vernoff has been tapped for a recurring role opposite Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan in the Hulu original drama series The Way from Jason Katims' True Jack Prods. Created by Jessica Goldberg, The Way examines a couple, Eddie (Paul) and Sarah Cleary (Monaghan) at the center of a controversial movement struggling with relationships, marriage and power, with each episode taking an in-depth look at what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want… »
Amy Forsyth has joined the cast of Hulu original drama series The Way from Jason Katims' True Jack Prods. Created by Jessica Goldberg, The Way examines a couple, Eddie (Aaron Paul) and Sarah Cleary (Michelle Monaghan) at the center of a controversial movement struggling with relationships, marriage and power, with each episode taking an in-depth look at what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want. Forsyth will play Ashley Fields, Hawk's (Kyle… »
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