‘The Witch’ Director Sets Up Next Project at Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8 (Exclusive)
With his movie “The Witch” already becoming a hot title at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, director Robert Eggers looks to have found his first studio film with Jeff Robinov̵...
Sunrise Pictures Launches Genre Arm Terror Films, Sets 2015 Slate (Exclusive)
Sunrise Pictures has formed Terror Films, a specialty division that will focus on development, finance, production, sales and distribution of horror, sci-fi and thriller films. The films will be targe...
Julia Roberts to Produce, Star in ‘Batkid Begins’ Remake
Batkid’s takeover of Hollywood continues. Julia Roberts is attached to produce and star in a feature remake of the documentary “Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World,” it wa...
Digital Tracking: ‘The Boy Next Door’ Flirts With Box Office
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot — which studies social d...
Accounts in Review: Unilever Launches Massive Media Review While Ameriprise Briefs Finalists
Given that Unilever spends more than $5 billion in media globally each year, any change in its media assignments will be significant. But sources don't expect decisions in this blockbuster revie...
Sundance Review: 'How to Change the World' is a Rousing History of Greenpeace
In "How to Change The World," director Jerry Rothwell unearths extraordinary footage to tell a story about fighting for a cause — both by outlining the terms of the fight and the people en...
Sniper Drama From 'Blacklist' Producers Gets NBC Pilot Pickup
'Endgame' will be written by 'Leverage' co-creator John Rogers. read more
Sony Pictures Animation President of Production Steps Down
Michelle Raimo Kouyate has stepped down as President of Production at Sony Pictures Animation, a rep for the studio told TheWrap. After five years in her post, Raimo Kouyate will transition to a pro...
Weinstein Co. Promotes Negeen Yazdi and Dan Guando to Heads of Production, Acquisiton
The Weinstein Company has promoted Negeen Yazdi to president of International Production and Dan Guando to executive vice president of Acquisitions, Production & Development, the company announced...
Sundance Review: Christopher Abbott and Cynthia Nixon Triumph in Devastating 'James White'
For close to a decade, the filmmaking collective known as Borderline Films has produced eerie dramas brought to life with complex techniques: Antonio Campos' "Afterschool" and "Simon Ki...
'James White': Sundance Review
Christopher Abbott and Cynthia Nixon play a slacker careening out of control and his mother battling cancer in Josh Mond's first feature.read more
Why President Obama Agreed to be Interviewed by YouTubers
Three YouTubers were able to score the hardest interview in the U.S.—a no-holds-barred sit-down with President Barack Obama. Hank Green, GloZell Green and Bethany Mota interviewed th...
‘True Blood’ Alum Rutina Wesley to Sink Her Teeth Into ‘Hannibal’ Role
Rutina Wesley is moving on from the vampires of “True Blood” to another creature with a taste for gore. Wesley, who played Tara Thornton on HBO’s vampy drama “True Blood,”...
Here Are All the Movies Opening Today, January 23; What Will You See?
Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, January 16th. (Synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.) Wide The Boy Next Door Director: Rob Cohen Cast:&nbs...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #25: Inter-Generational Road Trip Abortion Flick 'Grandma'
Some people toe the line between drama and comedy. Paul Weitz plays hopscotch over it. He's the writer/director of such dark comedies as "About A Boy" and "American Dreamz," as wel...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #24: Sex Is The Monster in Expressionist Horror 'It Follows'
Fresh off the heels of the success of "The Myth of the American Sleepover," David Robert Mitchell continues to bend genre and boundaries with "It Follows." The film, which was posi...
YouTube’s GloZell Green Fires Back at Rob Lowe’s Obama Comments: ‘#StayGoodLooking’
Don’t come for GloZell Green unless she sends for you. That includes actor Rob Lowe, too. NBC’s former “Parks and Recreation” actor took issue with the viral starlet meeting P...
'Sembene!': Sundance Review
Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman documentary into the life and times of Ousmane Sembene puts a welcome spotlight on the legendary Senegalese director. read more
SkyMall Lands in Bankruptcy, Social Media Pays Tribute to Kooky In-Flight Magazine
SkyMall Magazine, which for years has tempted airline passengers with outlandish products such as wind surfing skateboards and dog raincoats, filed for bankruptcy on Friday. “With the increase...
'A Walk in the Woods': Sundance Review
A welcome showcase for wonderful star turns by Robert Redford, who also produced, and Nick Nolte.read more

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