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Robert Drew, Documentarian Who Fathered Cinema Verite, Dies at 90
Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinéma vérité, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90. In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a k...
Alex Kurtzman to Direct ‘The Mummy’ Reboot for Universal
“The Mummy” producer Alex Kurtzman is now nearing a deal to direct the classic monster movie for Universal, TheWrap has learned. Kurtzman has been working with fellow “creative godf...
‘Sharknado’ Confounds Congress’ Longest-Tenured Member John Dingell
Representative John Dingell has faithfully served Michigan's 12th District for nearly 60 years, so you'll pardon him if he hasn't had time to decipher the science behind Sharknadoes. ̶...
Tokyo festival To Hold Major Focus on ‘Evangelion’ Creator Hideaki Anno
Tribute is part of festival's growing focus on anime
'True Blood,' After 9 Years and 7 Seasons, Finally Took On Hurricane Katrina
Perhaps it's the new guy in charge, Brian Buckner, or perhaps it’s nostalgia, but "I Found You" is undeniably, without question, a direct allegory to Hurricane Katrina. Invoking our c...
‘Fifty Shades’ Star Dakota Johnson Ties Up New Role (EXCLUSIVE)
“Fifty Shades of Grey” doesn’t bow for another seven months but in the meantime, Dakota Johnson is setting up her future slate of films. Johnson is set to star in “I Am Love...
John Goodman in Talks to Join Bryan Cranston in Jay Roach's ‘Trumbo’ (Exclusive)
There's an “Argo” reunion brewing, as John Goodman is in early talks to join Bryan Cranston in Jay Roach‘s Dalton Trumbo movie “Trumbo,” an individual familiar with t...
R.I.P. Robert L. Drew, the Father of American Cinéma Vérité
Documentary filmmaker Robert L. Drew, the father of American cinéma vérité, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90 years old. Drew and his associates pioneered ...
Guess Why Chris Pratt Stole His ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star-Lord Outfit?
“Guardians of the Galaxy” star Chris Pratt wants to be like Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and visit sick children in the hospital every week — provided the Marvel movie...
AMC Entertainment Revenues Drop 4.6 Percent in Q2
The struggling domestic box office pushed AMC Entertainment's revenues down by 4.6 percent in the second quarter and profits plunged, the exhibition giant reported Wednesday. With the overall box ...
Will ‘Expendables 3’ Pre-Release Piracy Hurt Box-Office Revenue?
A pirated copy of Sylvester Stallone-starrer “The Expendables 3” hit the Internet last Wednesday. There have already been nearly 2 million illegal downloads of the film so far, with its theatrical...
Legendary Digital Chief Tom Lesinski Out
Legendary's president of digital content and distribution Tom Lesinski will leave the company and segue into a producing deal, two individuals with knowledge told TheWrap. Neither Legendary nor Le...
Chili Pepper Chad Smith Picks Up Venice Pied-a-Terre
BUYER: Chad Smith LOCATION: Venice, CA PRICE: $2,755,000 SIZE: 2,800 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Several of the Red Hot Chili Peppers have been in the mood to change up...
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Sour Jacks' Mobile Ads Steer Movie Fans to Outdoor Summer Screening
Over the past week, Sour Jacks has been running Facebook mobile ads in New York to pinpoint consumers who are going to the Hudson River Park’s River Flicks summer movie series. Such promos to...
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AMC Theater Chain Beats Earnings Expectations Despite Lackluster Box Office
The nation's No. 2 movie exhibitor, though, fell short of revenue predictions.read more
The ‘Magic’ Is Gone: The Lazy Nihilism of Woody Allen
Amid this unusually busy season for faith-based cinema, the arrival of one of the year's more prominent anti-faith movies should not go unnoticed.
‘Walking Dead': Here Are the Characters You Talked About Most Last Season (Infographic)
The Governor is Rick Grimes’ chief rival in more ways than one. Even as they vied for control of the prison in Season 4 of “The Walking Dead,” Grimes and the Guv also vied for viewer...
Thomas Lesinski Out as Digital Chief of Legendary Entertainment
Thomas Lesinski is stepping down as president of digital content and distribution at Legendary Entertainment. While a reason for his departure was not given, the former Paramount digital exec will now...
‘Dirty Jobs’ Alum Mike Rowe to Run for Arkansas Judge Seat … or Not (Update)
UPDATED, Wednesday 2:37 p.m.: Sadly, it appears that Mike Rowe will not be throwing his robe into the ring in the Lafayette County judge's election. At least not the Mike Rowe who hosted “Di...
Animated Movie ‘Thunder and the House of Magic’ Opening on VOD, Theatrically in September
“Thunder and the House of Magic” will open theatrically and on video-on-demand in September, the animated picture’s distributor Shout! Factory said. The film centers on an abandoned ...

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