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Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen to Star in Comedy ‘Flarsky’

7 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen are starring in the comedy “Flarsky”with “50/50” director Jonathan Levine helming.

Rogen will play an unemployed journalist, battered by his own misfortune and self-destructive ways, who endeavors to pursue Theron’s character — who was his childhood crush and babysitter and now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women on earth. The script is written by veteran comedy scribe Dan Sterling.

Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures, Theron’s Denver and Delilah Films and Good Universe are the production companies. An August start of production is planned.

Producers are Point Grey principals Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver alongside Denver & Delilah’s Theron, Beth Kono and A.J. Dix. Sterling will also executive produce alongside Good Universe’s Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake. Alex McAtee is overseeing for Point Grey and Erin Westerman for Good Universe.

Theron came on two days ago to produce »

- Dave McNary

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Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen to star in comedy 'Flarsky'

7 hours ago | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Point Grey Pictures, Denver And Delilah Films and Good Universe announced the project on Thursday.

Jonathan Levine, whose credits include 50/50, The Wackness and the upcoming Snatched starring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn, will direct from a screenplay by Dan Sterling.

Production on Flarsky is scheduled to begin in August on the story of an unemployed journalist who decides to pursue his childhood crush, who now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women on earth. 

Point Grey principals Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver will produce alongside Denver & Delilah’s Theron, Beth Kono and A.J. Dix.  

Sterling will also serve as executive producer with Good Universe’s Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake

Alex McAtee is overseeing for Point Grey and Erin Westerman for Good Universe.

Among Sterling’s writing credits are Girls, The Office, The Sarah Silverman Program, King Of The Hill and The Interview.

Dan Freedman of Good Universe negotiated talent deals on behalf »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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‘Bananas Town’: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg Co-Direct Short Film Sponsored by Walmart — Watch

7 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Academy Awards aren’t known for their commercials the way the Super Bowl is, but that may change somewhat this year. Walmart has partnered with Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, Antoine Fuqua and Marc Forster on a series of short films set to premiere during this Sunday’s broadcast, with each ad based around the idea that “every receipt tells a story.” Watch Rogen & Goldberg’s contribution to the project below.

Read More: Seth Rogen Is on a Crusade to Save Adult Animation With ‘Sausage Party’ — Consider This

The directors are tasked with using a receipt for everyday items — bananas, paper towels, batteries, a scooter, wrapping paper and a video baby monitor — as the basis of their short. In the case of “Bananas Town,” a normal school day turns into an impromptu song-and-dance number. Apparently the musical bent of “Sausage Party” wasn’t a one-off for the frequent collaborators.

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- Michael Nordine

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Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen to Star in Romantic Comedy ‘Flarsky’

8 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen are set to star and produce the romantic comedy “Flarsky,” which will be produced by Point Grey Films and directed by “Warm Bodies” filmmaker Jonathan Levine. Rogen plays a self-destructive, unemployed journalist who decides to pursue his childhood crush and babysitter, played by Theron. Only problem is, his crush has gone on to become one of the most powerful and hard-to-get women on Earth. Also Read: Charlize Theron to Star in Universal's Spy Thriller 'Need to Know' Rogen will produce with Evan Goldberg and James Weaver through Point Grey, while Theron will produce with Beth Kono and. »

- Jeremy Fuster

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Charlize Theron & Seth Rogen Topline Comedy ‘Flarsky’

8 hours ago | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen are set to star in and produce Flarsky, a comedy feature written by Dan Sterling and directed by Jonathan Levine. It centers on an unemployed journalist (Rogen), battered by his own misfortune and self-destructive ways, who endeavors to pursue his childhood crush and babysitter who now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women on Earth (Theron). Point Grey principals Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver will produce… »

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Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen to Star in Comedy 'Flarsky'

8 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen will star in the comedy Flarsky, written by Dan Sterling.

Jonathan Levine will direct the film, which centers on an unemployed journalist (Rogen), battered by his own misfortune and self-destructive ways, who endeavors to pursue his childhood crush and babysitter who now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women in the world (Theron).

Point Grey principals Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver will produce alongside Denver & Delilah Films' Theron, Beth Kono and A.J. Dix. Sterling will also executive produce alongside Good Universe’s Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake. Alex McAtee is »

- Rebecca Ford

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Damon Wayans Jr. To Star In Seth Rogen’s FX AI Comedy Pilot; Ramona Young Joins ‘Thin Ice’

15 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Happy Endings alum Damon Wayans Jr. has booked a lead role in Singularity, FX’s futuristic comedy pilot from Sonny Lee (Silicon Valley) and producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Conceived by Lee, the comedy is set in a future when artificial intelligence greatly surpasses human intelligence, resulting in profound changes to our society. Wayans, who was sought-after for broadcast pilots with multiple offers, will play Doug, a guy who loves to be in the moment and is… »

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Damon Wayans Jr. to Star in Futuristic FX Comedy Pilot From Seth Rogen

16 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Former New Girl loftmate Damon Wayans Jr. is ready to take on the future.

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The Happy Endings alum has nabbed the starring role in the FX comedy pilot Singularity, from executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. The futuristic sitcom, created by Silicon Valley scribe Sonny Lee, takes place in a world where artificial intelligence has triumphed over human intelligence, resulting in dramatic changes to everyday society.

In the pilot — which is described as similar in vein to Rogen and Goldberg’s 2013 film This Is the End — Wayans Jr. »

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Damon Wayans Jr. Joins Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s FX Comedy Pilot

16 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Happy Endings” star Damon Wayans Jr. has been tapped as one of the leads in FX’s comedy pilot “Singularity,” Variety has confirmed.

Singularity,” which hails from “Silicon Valley” and “The Real O’Neals” scribe Sonny Lee and executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, takes place in a world where artificial intelligence has been woven into daily life. In tech parlance, “the Singularity” will mark the point at which AI overtakes that of its human creators, leading to, essentially, the end of the era of homo sapiens on earth.

Wayans Jr. will play Doug, a guy who loves to be in the moment and is often dressed in Yeezy streetwear. Contrary to some, Doug is happily reliant on AI and seeks out all the pleasures technology has to offer.

Lee, who is also a co-exec producer on Netflix’s “Girlboss,” will serve as an exec producer as well as writer. Rogen »

- Oriana Schwindt

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Jon Favreau’s VFX Master: Why ‘The Jungle Book’ Will Win the Only Oscar It Can Get

20 February 2017 3:26 PM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Last year, the Academy rewarded George Miller’s Best-Picture contender “Mad Max: Fury Road” with 10 Oscar nominations and six wins. Jon Favreau’s “The Jungle Book” belongs in the same cinematic groundbreaker category, but partly because Disney marketing wasn’t able to pull the movie out of its family movie ghetto, only the Visual Effects branch of the Academy nominated this wondrous achievement that wowed global moviegoers to the tune of $964 million worldwide.

Favreau and screenwriter Justin Marks took Rudyard Kipling’s classic tales of Mowgli and his brothers and, with help from James Cameron and Martin Scorsese’s go-to VFX master Rob Legato (“Titanic,” “Aviator,” “Hugo”), created a seamlessly natural digital world with many vibrant animal characters — and one live boy (Neel Sethi).

Read More: Why Photographic Realism Makes Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ the VFX Oscar Favorite

Finally, “The Jungle Book” will win an Oscar for its only nomination, »

- Anne Thompson

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‘The Salesman’: Will Academy Members Give it an Oscar To Protest Trump?

18 February 2017 2:47 PM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

As voters hover over their ballots, which are due February 21, the Best Foreign-Language Feature category presents a dilemma that’s unique to this year. Traditionally, many don’t vote in this category unless they’ve seen all the films. While the Academy sends links as well as screeners for all five nominees, it’s an honor system.

No one’s asking them to do anything differently now, but this year they may have a different reason to vote. Three out of the five documentary short Oscars focus on fallout from the Syrian conflict, as does documentary feature “Fire at Sea.”

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who won an Oscar in 2012 for “A Separation” and whose second Oscar-nominated film, “The Salesman” (Cohen Media), is playing on more than 65 screens and could pass the $1 million mark this weekend, grabbed a lot of press when he canceled his plans to attend the February 26th »

- Anne Thompson

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Yes, Damien Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ Really Will Win Director and Picture Oscars — Here’s Why

17 February 2017 2:17 PM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Late in the Oscar season, at the moment when voters actually fill in their ballots (the deadline is February 21 at 5 pm), it all comes down to what movies they have actually seen. What did they love the most, and is freshest in their minds? Which film aligns with the zeitgeist, delivering the message that 6,000 voters want to send?

The five directing nominations tend to line up with the strongest Best Picture contenders, although snubbed director nominee Ben Affleck did win Best Picture win for “Argo.” However, that underdog story became a narrative in itself that drove “Argo” to the win.

This year, the narratives include the aftermath of#OscarsSoWhite and the election of Donald J. Trump. Which will stick?

Here’s how the Best Director and Best Picture races are shaking out.

La La Land” is the magical, romantic, modern-yet-retro musical about artistic passion created by wunderkind Damien Chazelle and his gifted collaborators, »

- Anne Thompson

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‘Oj: Made in America’ Will Win the Best Documentary Oscar — Here’s Why

15 February 2017 8:30 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

As usual, the five nominees in the fiercely competitive Best Documentary Oscar category are comprised of high-profile hits and festival award-winners with the right combination of accessibility, artful filmmaking, and gravitas. However, this year’s race was marked by outside factors that included #OscarsSoWhite and the election of President Donald Trump. (Of note: Filmmakers of color directed four of the five nominated feature documentaries.)

Here’s how the documentary race shakes out:

O.J.: Made in America” (Ezra Edelman, Espn, May 20)

Scoring great reviews at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival was Ezra Edelman’s five-part movie “O.J.: Made in America,” an exhaustive, eye-opening examination of O.J. Simpson and race relations in Los Angeles from the ’60s through the Trial of the Century and beyond.

The movie swept through awards groups: it won three Cinema Eye Honors awards, took home the Ida for Best Feature, the Gotham, the National Board of Review, National Society of Film Critics, »

- Anne Thompson

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Josh Hutcherson to voice Elliot the Littlest Reindeer

13 February 2017 5:40 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Variety is reporting that The Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson will be voicing the lead role in the upcoming animated feature Elliot the Littlest Reindeer from Awesometown Entertainment and director Jennifer Westcott (Locked in a Garage Band).

The film will revolve around a miniature horse called Elliott as he follows his dream to earn a spot on Santa’s sleigh team when Blitzen retires. Hutcherson joins a voice cast that also includes Samantha Bee, John Cleese, Martin Short and Jeff Dunham.

“It’s a great script, with a powerful message wrapped into an accessible story,” states Hutcherson. “I really feel it will resonate with kids and adults alike… It was a fun process making Elliot’s character come to life… and collaborating with the team!”

Hutcherson will next be seen in James Franco’s John Steinbeck adaptation In Dubious Battle, which opens in the States this Friday. He’s also »

- Amie Cranswick

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‘Moonlight’ Has 8 Oscar Nominations, But An Adapted Screenplay Win Is Almost Guaranteed

13 February 2017 7:06 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Don’t abandon hope, “Moonlight” lovers.

On Sunday, the BAFTAs shut out “Moonlight,” which had four nominations. Among them, writer-director Barry Jenkins competed in the Original Screenplay category against eventual BAFTA winner Kenneth Lonergan (“Manchester By the Sea”). These two also compete at the Writers Guild. On Oscar night February 26th, when “Moonlight” has eight chances to win, it should take home at least one Oscar in another category, Best Adapted Screenplay.

The BAFTA for Adapted Screenplay went to Australian writer Luke Davies for “Lion.” But at Saturday’s USC Scripter Awards, which have accurately predicted the adapted category for the last six years, “Moonlight” beat “Lion.” On Oscar night, “Moonlight” should do that again.

Here’s how the Adapted Screenplay Oscar race shakes out.

Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”)

The Academy moved two scripts, “Moonlight” and “Loving,” from Original to Adapted. Technically, the play Jenkins adapted with McCraney, »

- Anne Thompson

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The unmade films of Kevin Smith

12 February 2017 6:35 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Rob Leane Feb 13, 2017

Superman Lives, The Green Hornet and sadly now Clerks III: here’s a rundown of the Kevin Smith films we’ll probably never see...

Kevin Smith has always had to fight to get his films off the ground: he started his filmmaking career by maxing out multiple credit cards to self-finance Clerks, and more recently, legend has it, it was only Johnny Depp’s decision to come on board as a wacky supporting character that allowed Smith to secure financing for his walrus-centric horror flick Tusk.

Smith has, across his career, been offered several barmy jobs (he rejected a chance to pen Beetlejuice Goes Hawaiian back in the 90s) and he’s also signed up for a lot of projects that never got past the script phase.

The latter camp of could’ve-beens is what we’re talking about today, following that news that Clerks III »

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USC Scripter Adapted Screenplay Award Goes to ‘Moonlight’

11 February 2017 11:47 PM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

The USC Scripter Literary Achievement Awards often get handed out just as a bunch of nominees are flying to London for the BAFTA Awards. The Scripters go to adapted scripts — 80 were eligible this year — as well as the original writers. And the last six winners have won the Oscar.

Moonlight” writer-director Barry Jenkins sent his video acceptance from London; he’s the frontrunner for the Adapted Screenplay Oscar. (Oddly, he’s competing in the Original category for the Writers Guild Award.) He and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney beat out adapted screenplays for “Arrival,” “Hidden Figures,” “Fences” and “Lion,” which is based on the memoir by Saroo Brierley, who told me that the movie of his story was often hard for him to watch.

Read More: How To Watch the BAFTAs: Live Stream Online

The winners are selected by some 40 critics, screenwriters and film professionals, including me, wrangled by USC professor »

- Anne Thompson

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Santa Barbara Film Festival Winds Up Starry Session with Indie Prizes (Videos)

11 February 2017 9:30 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Under Executive director Roger Durling, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival has flourished by riding the awards season wave via starry onstage interviews with Oscar contenders.

Every year, screenwriters, directors and producers promote their causes on panels, and the likes of Jeff Bridges (a local), Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington, and Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams submit to in-depth tributes from Leonard Maltin and Pete Hammond, among others. This year I had the pleasure of a wide-ranging conversation with Best Actress Oscar-nominee Isabelle Huppert. (See video excerpts below.)

And Saturday, the festival wound up its 32nd edition by handing out its annual jury prizes. All eleven are listed below.

The Audience Choice Award went to Yonatan Nir’s “My Hero Brother,” which also took home the Best Documentary Award. It tells the story of a group of young people with Down syndrome who embarking on an arduous trek through the Himalayas. »

- Anne Thompson

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Oscars 2017: Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Sting and Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Songs

10 February 2017 10:58 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Oscar-show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd did not miss the opportunity to sign up nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar-winner John Legend to perform all five nominated original songs at the 89th Academy Awards. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26 on ABC.

“These performances will not only celebrate the five extraordinary nominated original songs, but also the integral part music plays in movies,” stated De Luca and Todd.

Legend will perform both “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” and “City of Stars,” from “La La Land” (music by Justin Hurwitz; lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul), dashing any hopes that stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling would do the honors.  Singer-songwriter Legend shared with Common an Oscar for the original song “Glory” from “Selma” (2014). Legend has won 10 Grammy Awards from 28 nominations.

Moana” star Auli’i Cravalho will join “Hamilton” creator-star »

- Anne Thompson

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Damien Chazelle and Kenneth Lonergan are Neck and Neck in Original Screenplay Oscar Race — Here’s Why

10 February 2017 9:37 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

When the Academy moved Barry Jenkins’ script for “Moonlight” to the Adapted Screenplay category, the Oscar race for Original Screenplay became a battle between two writer-directors. While Damien Chzelle’s reboot of the Hollywood musical is a strong contender throughout its 14 nominations, and Oscar voters will tick plenty of “La La Land” boxes on their ballots, it’s still rare for an original musical to land a screenplay win. (Alan Jay Lerner’s “An American in Paris” and Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” are exceptions.)

That’s why lauded playwright and screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan could win this race.

Here’s how Original Screenplay is shaking out:

Kenneth Lonergan (“Manchester by the Sea”)

The Oscar could go to the comeback writer-director for his tragic New England family drama.

Lonergan initially struggled with “Margaret” star Matt Damon and John Krasinski’s story idea about a man with a tragic history who must face »

- Anne Thompson

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