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The Magical New Cinderella Trailer, Poster, And Images Sparkle

19 November 2014 11:42 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

On Wednesday, Walt Disney Studios debuted the beautiful new trailer for Cinderlla. A live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale, Cinderella brings to life the timeless images from Disney’s 1950 animated masterpiece as fully-realized characters in a visually-dazzling spectacle for a whole new generation.

The trailer introduces audiences to Lily James (“Downton Abbey”) in the iconic role of Cinderella, a beautiful young woman with a gentle spirit who, despite the cruelty and abuse she is subjected to from her stepmother and her daughters, continues to remain positive and steadfast, as well as the first images of Oscar winner Cate Blanchett (“Blue Jasmine”) as the wicked stepmother, Richard Madden (“Game of Thrones”) as the dashing, intelligent and thoughtful Prince, and the one-of-a-kind glass slipper.

The slipper was designed by three-time Academy Award-winning costume designer Sandy Powell (“The Aviator”) and produced by Swarovski, and is a magnificent work of art.

The new poster, »

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Clint Eastwood's Oscars Challenge: Getting Liberal Voters to Love 'American Sniper'

18 November 2014 8:49 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

This story first appeared in the Nov. 28 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Deep into 2004, as the Oscar race was coalescing around just a few pictures, Martin Scorsese's The Aviator looked like the film to beat. It was classy, it was a period piece, it had a roster of top-notch performances, it was directed by America's most acclaimed filmmaker and its subject matter was near and dear to Hollywood's heart: Howard Hughes. Sure, Alexander Payne's Sideways and the biopic Ray looked like they might give it a run for its money. But both were small in scale, unlikely to

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- Stephen Galloway

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The Imitation Game and important biopics

13 November 2014 2:23 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

With Benedict Cumberbatch playing Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, James explores the importance of a good biopic...

Benedict Cumberbatch is Alan Turing. Benedict Cumberbatch is also the most popular Sherlock Holmes in history, the terrible and stupendous dragon Smaug in The Hobbit film adaptations and the ultimate nemesis that is Khan in the alternate-timeline that constitutes the Star Trek reboot movie cycle.

Benedict Cumberbatch is also set to become Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - the hottest multi-franchise in the galaxy (several galaxies, actually) and the multifaceted pop-cultural entity magnetically attracting the most fascination and speculation right now (even more than the upcoming Star Wars sequels, which Cumberbatch has also been heavily linked with. In all likelihood, for all we know, Benedict Cumberbatch is also a Star Wars secret).

Benedict Cumberbatch is also Benedict Cumberbatch - one of the most in-demand actors alive with a cult-like fan »

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Afm: Spain’s Rodaje a la Carta Boards ‘Tomorrow,’ Exec Produced by Martin Scorsese

11 November 2014 4:52 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — Ismael Issa’s Spanish production company Rodaje a la Carta has boarded British pic “Tomorrow,” which is executive produced by Martin Scorsese. Variety has been given exclusive access to this image from the pic.

The film, which began production in London in September, has moved location to a town at the foot of the Sierra de Callosa mountain range in Spain. Photography will focus on war scenes featuring Sebastian Street’s character.

The first footage from the film is being screened to buyers at the American Film Market by Carnaby Sales & Distribution. Wme is handling U.S. rights.

Pic, which is produced by London-based production companies Roaring Mouse Productions and Studio 82, is the feature film directional debut of Martha Pinson, Scorsese’s script supervisor on “The Aviator,” “The Departed,” “Shutter Island” and “Hugo.”

The script was penned by Stuart Brennan and Street, who are producing alongside Dean M. Woodford. »

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Rick Baker and Kathryn Blondell to Receive Lifetime Honors at Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild Awards

6 November 2014 5:50 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Oscar-winning makeup artist Rick Baker and Emmy-nominated hairstylist Kathryn Blondell will receive the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards on Feb. 14 at Paramount Studios Theater in Hollywood.

The event honors outstanding achievements of makeup artists and hairstylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.

“The bodies of work of Rick Baker as a makeup artist and Kathryn Blondell as a hairstylist are legendary, and we are proud to rank them among the best in the history of our profession,” said Susan Cabral-Ebert, president of the guild (Iatse Local 706). “They are extraordinary artists and accomplished leaders in the industry, and it is our pleasure to name them as this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipients.”

With more than 70 film and television credits, and with seven Oscars, Baker holds the record for the most Academy Award wins and nominations bestowed upon any makeup artist. »

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Rick Baker and Kathryn Blondell to Receive Lifetime Honors at Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild Awards

6 November 2014 5:50 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Oscar-winning makeup artist Rick Baker and Emmy-nominated hairstylist Kathryn Blondell will receive the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards on Feb. 14 at Paramount Studios Theater in Hollywood.

The event honors outstanding achievements of makeup artists and hairstylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.

“The bodies of work of Rick Baker as a makeup artist and Kathryn Blondell as a hairstylist are legendary, and we are proud to rank them among the best in the history of our profession,” said Susan Cabral-Ebert, president of the guild (Iatse Local 706). “They are extraordinary artists and accomplished leaders in the industry, and it is our pleasure to name them as this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipients.”

With more than 70 film and television credits, and with seven Oscars, Baker holds the record for the most Academy Award wins and nominations bestowed upon any makeup artist. »

- Peter Caranicas

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Howard Shore To Score Martin Scorsese's 'Silence' & More Soundtrack News

6 November 2014 3:38 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Well, this is an exciting development. Howard Shore—the respected and prolific composer who has written terrific film music for directors like David Cronenberg (“The Brood,” “Dead Ringers," “eXistenZ”) and Peter Jackson ("The Lord Of The Rings” trilogy) has recently confirmed with The Hollywood Reporter that he will score Martin Scorsese’s upcoming religious drama “Silence.” The film has been a passion project of the director’s for quite some time now and it’s not hard to see why—religion, just as much as crime and guilt, qualifies as an obsession in the films of Martin Scorsese, and it’s been over two decades since he tackled the subject head-on, as he did with 1988’s “The Last Temptation of Christ."  Shore has composed appropriately grand music for many of Scorsese’s later pictures, including “Gangs of New York” and “The Aviator,” and the cinema-going world waits with bated breath »

- Nicholas Laskin

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The Men Who Would Be Hughes (Plus Hepburn and the end of Rko)

6 November 2014 1:37 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Howard Hughes movies (photo: Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes in 'The Aviator') Turner Classic Movies will be showing the Howard Hughes-produced, John Farrow-directed, Baja California-set gangster drama His Kind of Woman, starring Robert Mitchum, Hughes discovery Jane Russell, and Vincent Price, at 3 a.m. Pt / 6 a.m. Et on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Hughes produced a couple of dozen movies. (More on that below.) But what about "Howard Hughes movies"? Or rather, movies — whether big-screen or made-for-television efforts — featuring the visionary, eccentric, hypochondriac, compulsive-obsessive, all-American billionaire as a character? Besides Leonardo DiCaprio, who plays a dashing if somewhat unbalanced Hughes in Martin Scorsese's 2004 Best Picture Academy Award-nominated The Aviator, other actors who have played Howard Hughes on film include the following: Tommy Lee Jones in William A. Graham's television movie The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977), with Lee Purcell as silent film star Billie Dove, Tovah Feldshuh as Katharine Hepburn, »

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Monster make-up legend Rick Baker to receive lifetime achievement award

6 November 2014 10:37 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

In October, Rick Baker appeared in an Academy-approved video, touring industry outsiders around his makeup studio, a treasure trove of special effects wonderment. The inside look came tinged with sadness; With modern blockbusters opting for more CG effects over practical makeup, Baker’s craft has slowly faded into the history books, prompting him to move out of his sprawling warehouse. For those left weeping over the video comes a hint of good news: The Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards will honor the monster movie make-up master during its 2015 ceremony. Iatse, Local 706 announced today that Baker and hair stylist Kathryn Blondell were the honorees of the guild’s annual lifetime achievement awards. Baker is a seven-time Academy Award winner, holding the record for the most wins and nominations bestowed upon any make-up artist. His prosthetics and nightmarish visions have appeared in "American Werewolf in London", "Harry and the Hendersons", "Ed Wood, »

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Make-Up Artist Rick Baker, Hair Stylist Kathryn Blondell Getting Lifetime Achievement Awards

6 November 2014 7:39 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Oscar-winning make-up artist Rick Baker (Men in Black) and Emmy and BAFTA-winning hair stylist Kathryn Blondell (The Wolf of Wall Street) will each receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards on Feb. 14 at Paramount Studios Theatre. With seven Oscars, Baker holds the record for the most Academy Award wins and nominations bestowed upon any make-up artist in history. He received Academy Awards for American Werewolf in London, Harry and the HendersonsEd WoodThe Nutty ProfessorMen in BlackHow the Grinch Stole Christmas and The Wolfman. Blondell holds an Emmy (Moonlighting), a BAFTA (The Aviator) and

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Directors Still Learning the Subtleties of Digital Intermediate

4 November 2014 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Often the work of a colorist — like that of an editor, a composer or a sound designer — is most profound when it is invisible to the common viewer.

Yet for that reason, color grading and digital intermediate are often overlooked, though they can be essential for storytelling.

Technicolor’s VP of imaging research and development, Josh Pines, points to Patti Bellantoni’s 2005 book “If It’s Purple, Someone’s Gonna Die” as a vital study of the ways tiny variations on color can play with audience expectations, functioning either as foreshadowing or misdirection.

“I don’t believe in numerology, but we are wired to have certain associations and find certain symbolism in things like numbers,” says Pines.

“It has an impact on the subconscious. It’s the same thing with color. I don’t sit down and say, ‘Oh, this color represents death, and this color represents…,’ but being aware »

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K5 boards Walken, Heard comedy-drama

28 October 2014 3:45 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Christopher Walken, Amber Heard star in New York comedy-drama.

K5 International has boarded New York-based comedy-drama When I Live My life Over Again, starring Christopher Walken, Amber Heard and Oliver Platt.

Oliver Simon and Daniel Baur’s sales outfit will introduce the film to buyers at Afm.

Zombieland star Heard plays Jude, the daughter of a famous crooner Paul Lombard (Walken), but for the proud, feisty Jude, spending time with her egocentric, impossible-to-please father becomes her worst nightmare as he plots his big comeback.

The film is written and directed by Robert Edwards and co-stars Kelli Garner (The Aviator), Ann Magnuson (Panic Room), and Hamish Linklater (Fantastic Four). 

Producers are Parts & Labor’s Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Chris Maybach, Saemi and Saerom Kim at Maybach Film Productions (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Ferne Pearlstein and Lucas Joaquin (Beasts of the Southern Wild). 

Executive producers are Oliver Simon and Daniel Baur at K5, Eugene Lee »

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K5 boards Walken, Heard drama

28 October 2014 3:45 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Christopher Walken, Amber Heard star in New York drama.

K5 International has boarded New York-based drama When I Live My life Over Again, starring Christopher Walken, Amber Heard and Oliver Platt.

Oliver Simon and Daniel Baur’s sales outfit will introduce the film to buyers at Afm.

Zombieland star Heard plays Jude, the daughter of a famous crooner Paul Lombard (Walken), but for the proud, feisty Jude, spending time with her egocentric, impossible-to-please father becomes her worst nightmare as he plots his big comeback.

The film is written and directed by Robert Edwards and co-stars Kelli Garner (The Aviator), Ann Magnuson (Panic Room), and Hamish Linklater (Fantastic Four). 

Producers are Parts & Labor’s Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Chris Maybach, Saemi and Saerom Kim at Maybach Film Productions (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Ferne Pearlstein and Lucas Joaquin (Beasts of the Southern Wild). 

Executive producers are Oliver Simon and Daniel Baur at K5, Eugene Lee »

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Lifetime finds its Marilyn Monroe

27 October 2014 4:32 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Lifetime has found its Marilyn in Pan Am and The Aviator actress Kelli Garner. EW has confirmed that Garner will star as Marilyn Monroe in the network's upcoming four-hour miniseries about the Hollywood icon. Based on The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli, Marilyn also stars Susan Sarandon as Monroe's mentally ill mother with whom she has a rather complicated relationship. According to Lifetime, the miniseries will reveal "what the iconic superstar succeeded in hiding from an all-too-invasive world." Here's the official synopsis from the network: "Marilyn is both the personification of sex, whose first marriage ironically collapses because of her frigidity, »

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Lifetime Casts Its Marilyn Monroe

27 October 2014 3:45 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Lifetime has found its Marilyn Monroe. Pan Am and The Aviator alum Kelli Garner has been tapped to play the blonde bombshell in the cabler's upcoming miniseries Marilyn, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. In Marilyn, a four-hour miniseries based on J. Randy Taraborrelli's book, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, Garner will topline the drama that explores Monroe's family life and how she succeeded in hiding from an all-too-invasive world. Garner's Monroe is described as a woman who will walk red carpets in shimmering gowns while fighting a battle against demons she's inherited from her mentally ill mother Gladys (Susan Sarandon, Dead

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James Cosmo joins Scorsese exec'd Tomorrow

17 October 2014 3:49 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Braveheart and Game of Thrones star one of three new actors to join the British feature.

James Cosmo (Braveheart, Games of Thrones), Ricki Hall and Will Tudor (Game of Thrones) are the latest cast additions to British feature film Tomorrow, presented by Martin Scorsese.

Previously announced cast includes Stephen Fry, Stephanie Leonidas, Sebastian Street, Stuart Brennan, Sophie Kennedy-Clark, Paul Kaye and Joss Stone.

Produced by London-based Roaring Mouse Productions and Studio 82, Tomorrow marks Scorsese’s first executive producer credit on a British film.

It also marks the feature film directional debut of Martha Pinson, Scorsese’s script supervisor since The Aviator in 2004.

The script has been written by Stuart Brennan and Sebastian Street who are producing alongside Dean M. Woodford, while Emma Tillinger Koskoff and Scorsese act as executive producers.

Tomorrow began six weeks of principal photography earlier this month. Filming in London and Spain, the film explores the difficulties experienced by soldiers after returning from war »

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Steven Spielberg starts principal photography on spy thriller with Tom Hanks

6 October 2014 6:13 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

The time has come for the bearded one to jump back behind the camera, and his next movie will be the untitled Cold War spy thriller starring the ever charismatic Tom Hanks. The flick will also star Mark Rylance (The Other Boleyn Girl), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone) and Alan Alda (The Aviator). Shooting will commence immediately on location in New York and Berlin. The movie follows the true story of James Donovan (Hanks), an attorney who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when »

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Afm: Carnaby Picks Up Rights to Martin Scorsese Exec Produced ‘Tomorrow’

29 September 2014 4:09 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — Carnaby Sales & Distribution has acquired international sales rights to “Tomorrow,” which is executive produced by Martin Scorsese. U.S. rights are being handled by William Morris Endeavor.

Carnaby will present the feature film project to international buyers at the American Film Market in November, and will be screening footage.

The film, which began production in London last week, marks the directional debut of Martha Pinson, who worked as a script supervisor on Scorsese’s “The Aviator,” “The Departed,” “Shutter Island” and “Hugo.”

Tomorrow” explores the difficulties soldiers encounter as they try to reintegrate back into society having served for their country.

Cast includes Stephen Fry (“The Hobbit”), Stephanie Leonidas (“Defiance”), Sebastian Street (“Age of Heroes”), Stuart Brennan (“Risen”), Sophie Kennedy-­Clark (“Nymphomaniac,” “Philomena”), Paul Kaye (“Game of Thrones”) and Joss Stone (“The Tudors”).

Pic is produced by London-based production companies Roaring Mouse Prods. and Studio 82. The script was penned by Stuart Brennan and Street, »

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Carnaby to sell Scorsese exec'd Tomorrow

29 September 2014 4:04 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Carnaby to launch sales on Ptsd soldier drama at Afm.

London-based Carnaby Sales and Distribution has acquired worldwide sales rights to British feature Tomorrow, presented by Martin Scorsese.

The film, which began production in London last week, includes Stephen Fry amongst its cast and marks the directional debut of Martha Pinson, Scorsese’s script supervisor since The Aviator in 2004.

The deal was secured by Carnaby joint CEO Sean O’Kelly with Roaring Mouse Productions’ Sebastian Street, Stuart Brennan, and Dean Woodford as part of a three-picture deal.

Carnaby will handle worldwide rights for the film, excluding the Us, which is being handled by William Morris Endeavor (Wme).

Sales will launch at the American Film Market (Afm) (Nov 5-12), where Carnaby will screen the first footage from the film to select international buyers.

Produced by London-based Roaring Mouse Productions and Studio 82, Tomorrow marks the first British film to be executive produced by Scorsese.

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Daniel Radcliffe Looks Bloody Terrifying In New Set Of Stills From Horns *Spoilers*

26 September 2014 11:09 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

After a long wait, Alexandre Aja's Horns will finally make its debut in the United States on Halloween. The film, which stars former Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe in the lead, also stars Juno Temple (Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Heather Graham (The Hangover), James Remar (X-Men: First Class), Kelli Garner (The Aviator), Joe Anderson (Hercules), Max Minghella (The Social Network), and Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World). Check out 79 new stills below (click on the thumbnails to enlarge) and see Radcliffe complete his terrifying transformation into the devil incarnate!  Click on any of the images below to enlarge:   In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man (Daniel Radcliffe) awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples. Horns features: Director: Alexandre Aja Daniel Radcliffe as Ignatius "Ig" Perrish Juno Temple as Merrin Williams James Remar as Derrick Perrish Kelli Garner as Glenna Heather Graham as »

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