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In Real World, 'Compton' Not (Anytime Soon) to Break Record as Highest-Grossing Domestic Hit Directed by Black Filmmaker

28 August 2015 4:18 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'Straight Outta Compton' poster. Weekend box office: 'Straight Outta Compton' to beat weak competitors, but still far from being top blockbuster directed by black filmmaker If you thought last weekend was bad at the U.S. and Canada box office, you should see what's in store for this weekend, Aug. 28-30, '15. For starters, only one movie, F. Gary Gray's sleeper hit Straight Outta Compton, is expected to earn more than $10 million. The rest – and that includes Zac Efron, Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan, and the Power of (Christian) Prayer – will perform quite powerlessly indeed. In case Straight Outta Compton reaches the box office gurus' estimated $15 million, it will get close to the $140 million mark. Bear in mind there's no guarantee that will happen; despite basically no competition, the drop-off rate of Gray's hip hopping film was steeper than expected last weekend. (See updated weekend box office estimates.) Now, some »

- Zac Gille

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Star Wars: where does Simon Kinberg fit in?

4 August 2015 10:43 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

"I'm like a friend of the court", explains Simon Kinberg, as he talks about the genesis of the new batch of Star Wars films.

Writer/producer Simon Kinberg is already a trusted force at 20th Century Fox, helping oversee its X-Men and Fantastic Four movies. But he's also been involved with the new bunch of Star Wars films. He has Star Wars form, of course, having helped create the Star Wars Rebels animated series, before going on to produce it. But where does he fit in with regards Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One?

Chatting to Entertainment Weekly, he's shed some more light on the Star Wars process, and how he, original The Force Awakens writer Michael Arndt, and co-scribe Lawrence Kasdan helped come up with the stories. The stories that just happen to sit at the heart of the new trilogy, and Anthology films. »

- simonbrew

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'Star Wars' Producer Goes Inside the Writers' Room

4 August 2015 2:29 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in October 2012, the news that Disney purchased LucasFilm for $4 billion, and that Star Wars: The Force Awakens was put into development, sent shock waves throughout the fanboy community around the world. For the next few years, details on the highly-anticipated project were incredibly hard to come by, but in just a few months, fans will finally get to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters. One of the key players behind-the-scenes who helped put everything together is Simon Kinberg, who serves as an executive producer on the animated TV series Star Wars Rebels and is listed as a "creative consultant" on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The writer-producer recently spoke with Entertainment Weekly, where he spoke about breaking the story for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode VIII and Star Wars: Episode IX. Here's what he had to say about the writing »

- MovieWeb

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Kinberg On His "Star Wars" Involvement

4 August 2015 12:05 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Simon Kinberg has become something of a go to guy for major blockbusters in the past few years. The writer/producer has had his fingers in Fox's Marvel properties, he helped create and produce the animated "Star Wars Rebels" series, and he's involved in the live-action "Star Wars" films. In regards to the latter though, details about his role have been decidedly murky.

Today though, in a new interview with EW, he spoke about his involvement in the upcoming "Star Wars" trilogy and the 'Anthology' spin-off films. Surprisingly he reveals that he, along with writers Michael Arndt and Lawrence Kasdan, helped break the stories for the new films during a retreat.

"Like a TV writers room, we spent a week with a whiteboard and some pens and were in a conference room all day talking about [movies] VII, VIII, and IX. But it's a whiteboard covered in our notes. We had »

- Garth Franklin

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Christopher Miller and Phil Lord To Direct Han Solo Movie

7 July 2015 1:56 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Phil Lord (left) and Chris Miller

Star Wars.com has just released the latest news on a stand-alone Han Solo film.

The next adventure in the Anthology series of Star Wars films will be directed by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, whose credits include the critically acclaimed The Lego Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street. Among the most sought-after filmmakers working today, the two have proven a formidable duo in film and television and are looking forward to applying their unique sensibilities to the Star Wars Universe.

“This is the first film we’ve worked on that seems like a good idea to begin with. We promise to take risks, to give the audience a fresh experience, and we pledge ourselves to be faithful stewards of these characters who mean so much to us. This is a dream come true for us. And not »

- Michelle McCue

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'Star Wars' Han Solo Spinoff Gets 'Lego Movie' Directors

7 July 2015 1:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The next adventure in the Anthology series of Star Wars films will be directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord, whose credits include the critically acclaimed The Lego Movie and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, as well as 21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street. Among the most sought-after filmmakers working today, the two have proven a formidable duo on the multiple films they've collaborated on and are looking forward to applying their unique creative chemistry to the Star Wars universe. Here's what the filmmakers had to say about the Star Wars Anthology: Han Solo Movie

"This is the first film we've worked on that seems like a good idea to begin with. We promise to take risks, to give the audience a fresh experience, and we pledge ourselves to be faithful stewards of these characters who mean so much to us. This is a dream come true for us. And »

- MovieWeb

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Humans: 6 Things to Know About AMC's Eerie New Android Drama

26 June 2015 1:49 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

No need to fear the moment that artificial intelligence invades every aspect of our lives, say those involved with AMC’s Humans: It’s already here.

And within the universe of the cabler’s new drama, AI takes the form of human-like androids who make every aspect of life easier… and also may be plotting your death.

Video Watch the Chilling Humans Teaser Trailer

But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. The sci-fi series from Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent (Mi:5) and based on Sweden’s Real Humans is set in suburban London in the “parallel present,” where incredibly »

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Lawrence Kasdan Discusses Star Wars: The Force Awakens And Updates On Lando Calrissian

19 May 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Lawrence Kasdan may not be the most visible presence in Hollywood, but he is responsible for writing some of the most significant pieces of cinema in modern times – and has four Oscar nominations to prove it. Besides dramatic work, such as The Big Chill, The Accidental Tourist and Grand Canyon, Kasdan wrote the screenplays for Raiders Of The Lost Ark, The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi. He is also co-writing Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and is involved in further Star Wars projects going forward – so when Lawrence Kasdan chooses to discuss with Vanity Fair the way the new Star Wars movie is shaping up, everybody sits up and listens.

“This new movie, first of all, it’s turning out really great. J.J directed it so beautifully, and it’s so exhilarating and everything. It’s a big movie. It’s full of wonderful stuff, »

- Sarah Myles

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AFI to Fete Angela Lansbury, Lawrence Kasdan With Honorary Degrees

14 May 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The American Film Institute will confer honorary degrees on actress Angela Lansbury and writer-director-producer Lawrence Kasdan on June 10.

The Doctorate of Fine Arts degrees will be presented at AFI’s commencement ceremonies at the Tcl Chinese Theatre.

Previous recipients include Robert Altman, Maya Angelou, Kathryn Bigelow, Mel Brooks, Anne V. Coates, Clint Eastwood, Roger Ebert, Nora Ephron, James Earl Jones, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Kathleen Kennedy, John Lasseter, Spike Lee, David Lynch, Helen Mirren, Robert Towne, Cicely Tyson, Haskell Wexler and John Williams.

Lansbury began her career at the age of 17, earning her first Academy Award nomination for 1944’s “Gaslight” and her second a year later for “The Picture of Dorian Gray.” She earned a third nomination in 1962 for “The Manchurian Candidate.”

Lansbury has appeared in more than 60 features, including “State of the Union,” “The Court Jester,” “Bedknobs and Broomsticks,” “Death on the Nile” and “Nanny McPhee.” She may be best known »

- Dave McNary

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Marvin Antonowsky Dies at 86; Exec Was Marketing Chief at Universal, Columbia

10 April 2015 5:40 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Marvin Antonowsky, who ran the marketing departments at Universal and Columbia and also did a stint as NBC’s VP of programming, died April 7. He was 86.

While at Columbia from 1980-84, Antonowsky oversaw the campaigns for films including “Absence of Malice,” Oscar best picture winner “Gandhi,” “Tootsie,” “The Big Chill” and “Stir Crazy,” . In 1984 he leaped to Universal as president of marketing in 1984, launching films including “The Breakfast Club,” “Out of Africa” and “Fletch.” Later in the decade, Antonowsky was a consultant for TriStar Pictures, managing the marketing for “Steel Magnolias,” “Look Who’s Talking,” “The Bear” and “See No Evil, Hear No Evil.”

He returned in 1990 to Columbia to join chairman Frank Price, a close friend, serving as exec VP and assistant to the chairman; in 1993, Antonowsky and Price both exited to launch Price Entertainment, whose films would include “Circle of Friends,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Shadowlands.” He remained »

- Variety Staff

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Marvin Antonowsky Dies at 86; Exec Was Marketing Chief at Universal, Columbia

10 April 2015 5:40 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Marvin Antonowsky, who ran the marketing departments at Universal and Columbia and also did a stint as NBC’s VP of programming, died April 7. He was 86.

While at Columbia from 1980-84, Antonowsky oversaw the campaigns for films including “Absence of Malice,” Oscar best picture winner “Gandhi,” “Tootsie,” “The Big Chill” and “Stir Crazy,” . In 1984 he leaped to Universal as president of marketing in 1984, launching films including “The Breakfast Club,” “Out of Africa” and “Fletch.” Later in the decade, Antonowsky was a consultant for TriStar Pictures, managing the marketing for “Steel Magnolias,” “Look Who’s Talking,” “The Bear” and “See No Evil, Hear No Evil.”

He returned in 1990 to Columbia to join chairman Frank Price, a close friend, serving as exec VP and assistant to the chairman; in 1993, Antonowsky and Price both exited to launch Price Entertainment, whose films would include “Circle of Friends,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Shadowlands.” He remained »

- Variety Staff

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Marvin Antonowsky Dies: Former Universal & Columbia Marketing Giant Was 86

10 April 2015 1:59 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Updated with Amy Pascal quote: Marvin Antonowsky, the onetime marketing guru at Universal and Columbia and a former VP Programming at NBC, died April 7. He was 86. A service was held this morning. Antonowsky ran Columbia’s marketing from 1980-84, launching such films as Absence Of Malice, Stir Crazy, Tootsie, The Big Chill, the Oscar-winning Gandhi and many more. After joining Universal as President of Marketing in 1984, he worked on films including Out Of Africa, The Brea… »

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Marvin Antonowsky Dies: Former Universal & Columbia Marketing Giant Was 86

10 April 2015 1:59 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Updated with Amy Pascal quote: Marvin Antonowsky, the onetime marketing guru at Universal and Columbia and a former VP Programming at NBC, died April 7. He was 86. A service was held this morning. Antonowsky ran Columbia’s marketing from 1980-84, launching such films as Absence Of Malice, Stir Crazy, Tootsie, The Big Chill, the Oscar-winning Gandhi and many more. After joining Universal as President of Marketing in 1984, he worked on films including Out Of Africa, The Brea… »

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Stewart 'in Talks' to Be Featured in Subversive Iraq War Homefront Satire

4 April 2015 1:36 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Kristen Stewart, 'Camp X-Ray' star, to join cast of 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' Kristen Stewart to join 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' movie After putting away her Bella Swan wig and red (formerly brown) contact lenses, Kristen Stewart has been making a number of interesting career choices. Here are three examples: Stewart was a U.S. soldier who befriends an inmate (Peyman Moaadi) at the American Gulag, Guantanamo, in Peter Sattler's little-seen (at least in theaters) Camp X-Ray. She was one of Best Actress Oscar winner Julianne Moore's daughters in Wash Westmoreland and the recently deceased Richard Glatzer's Alzheimer's drama Still Alice. She was the personal assistant to troubled, aging actress Juliette Binoche in Olivier Assayas' Clouds of Sils Maria, which earned her a history-making Best Supporting Actress César. (Stewart became the first American actress to take home the French Academy Award. »

- Andre Soares

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Idris Elba Set To Present ‘Mandela, My Dad and Me’ at Miptv (Exclusive)

2 April 2015 8:19 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Paris — Idris Elba has joined the roster of stars who are set to attend at Miptv, the Cannes-set confab which has grown into a popular showcase of premium content for all platforms.

Elba (“Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”) will attend Miptv to promote his documentary “Mandela, My Dad and Me” which is produced by his outfit Green Door Pictures, Woodcut Media and Shine North, and repped in international markets by Content Television.

Directed by Daniel Vernon, the one-off doc follows Elba on a journey of “self-exploration” in South Africa during the filming of “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” in which he starred as the political hero. The doc then chronicles the actor’s struggle to produce “Idris Elba presents Mi Mandela,” an album of South African music paying tribute to Mandela, while coping with the sudden death of his father, who was also his role model.

“I am delighted to »

- Elsa Keslassy

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'American Ultra' Stars Stewart and Eisenberg Reportedly Join Allen's Next Film Project

9 March 2015 12:28 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

American Ultra stars Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg will be reunited later this year in another project: Woody Allen's next as yet untitled feature. Bruce Willis is the third cast member whose name has been publicly announced. The source for this information is an "exclusive" report via Deadline.com's Mike Fleming Jr. So far, as Fleming explains in his brief piece, Woody Allen and "his people" haven't confirmed the casting. In other words, things could change in the not-too-distant future. See also: Kristen Stewart Joins Kelly Reichardt Movie Project, also featuring Laura Dern and Michelle Williams. Unsurprisingly, no plot details about the upcoming Woody Allen project have been forthcoming. In fact, one wonders if Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, and Bruce Willis – in case they have indeed joined the fold – know what the movie is going to be about. Allen's latest collaborators – Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum and Edward Walson – will be producing the film. »

- Zac Gille

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BuzzFeed Motion Pictures to deliver Mip keynote

6 March 2015 6:10 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

BuzzFeed Motion Pictures president Ze Frank is to deliver a joint keynote with producer Michael Shamberg at Mip Digital Fronts next month.

Frank is behind BuzzFeed’s growing video division while veteran Us producer Shamberg is an advisor to BuzzFeed Motion Pictures.

The pair will discuss “the future of digital Hollywood” and address the shifts in production and distribution that are challenging traditional TV and studio models. The keynote will take place on April 14 in the Palais in Cannes as part of MipTV.

Frank joined BuzzFeed in 2012 as the site’s evp of video, where he focused on finding new formats in social video. He is known for creating viral projects such as Earth Sandwich, Young Me/Now Me and Chillout Song.

In 2006, he created The Show with Ze Frank - an early template for the modern video blog - and launched BuzzFeed Motion Pictures in August 2014, of which he is president. The video division »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Independence Day 2: Celebrate Jeff Goldblum's return with the actor's top 10 film moments

4 March 2015 8:05 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

It's official: Jeff Goldblum has signed on for Roland Emmerich's sequel to Independence Day. We're incredibly relived, to be honest, as Independence Day 2 would be nothing without Goldblum's MIT grad David Levinson.

Goldblum joins Hunger Games hunk Liam Hemsworth and unknown actor Jessie Usher, who will portray the son of Will Smith's Captain Steven Hiller. Jury's out on which character will be taking over as the franchise's new lead in the Focus star's absence.

Excited to Officially announce @LiamHemsworth and #JeffGoldblum as the next two pieces of the#IndependenceDay sequel pic.twitter.com/GNuvffKWI3

Roland Emmerich (@rolandemmerich) March 4, 2015

Jeff Goldblum is universally loved for his quirky performances and infectious laugh, but have you ever sat down and picked the exact moments that confirm his undeniable superiority to most of Hollywood? Though we couldn’t include all of our favourite Goldblum moments, we browsed through his career (and »

- Sasha James

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Stewart Joins Another Prestige Low-Budget Effort

3 March 2015 9:09 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Kristen Stewart joins Untitled Kelly Reichardt Project (photo: Kristen Stewart in 'Clouds of Sils Maria') This news bit has been everywhere online, but just in case you've missed it: History-making César Award winner Kristen Stewart has joined three-time Oscar-nominee Michelle Williams and two-time Oscar nominee Laura Dern in an as yet untitled drama set in Montana and to be directed by Kelly Reichardt.* Deadline.com first broke the story last week (Feb. 27, 2015). If all goes as planned, Kristen Stewart will play Boise lawyer Beth, who, nervous after accepting a teaching position in a small Montana town, befriends a local woman, Jamie, auditing her class.† Kelly Reichardt's usual partners Neil Kopp and Anish Savjani are producing the project, which is supposed to consist of a series of vignettes based on short stories by Maile Meloy. Also in the cast: James Le Gros (Point Break), Jared Harris (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows »

- Zac Gille

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Reviews: Crazy Bitches, Girl House, and Frankenstein Vs. The Mummy!

16 February 2015 5:22 PM, PST | FamousMonsters of Filmland | See recent Famous Monsters of Filmland news »

 

Ah, love is in the air my fiends, and what says “I love you” more than spendin’ the day readin’ my revoltin’ reviews and ignoring your better half?

Crazy Bitches

Release Date: Available Now on On Demand, iTunes, and Amazon Written By: Jane Clark Directed By: Jane Clark Starring: Samantha Colburn, Cathy DeBuono, Andy Gala

When the opportunity came to check out a flick entitled Crazy Bitches, I scratched my head in bewilderment. I simply couldn’t believe that someone would make an entire feature film based on my ex-ghoulfriends  (why yes, I did utilize the Official Daniel Xiii Easy Joke Generator 2,000™ for that zinger!). Anyway, let’s sharpen our claws and dig inta this f’er and see how crazy these bitches really are!

Well, first things first: these ladies aren’t really all that crazy. A bit over-sexed and vain for sure, but for the most part not »

- DanielXIII

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