Jackman has yet to confirm or deny officially the existence of a green-lit, 3rd Wolverine solo-act, but by all reports its looking good. In a recent interview on the subject with EW, Jackman leaked “I was on the phone with Jim Mangold last night, there are some really cool ideas that I’m dying to tell you, but that [read more →]
Set in a fictitious town near the U.S./Mexico border, “Bordertown” follows the day-to-day lives of neighbors Bud Buckwald, a Border Patrol agent, and Ernesto Gonzales, a proud Mexican immigrant. Bud and Ernesto’s families are sure to mesh in a deliciously offensive roasting of Mexican and Southern stereotypes.
Macfarlane will executive produce with Mark Hentemann, who also produces on “Family Guy”. Alex Carter (Family Guy) [read more →]
A casting call (See Below) for a Disney Film is being circulated around the UK. And while the title of the film is not listed, many suspect this is a search by Disney and J.J. Abrams for new faces to play “lead characters” in “Star Wars: Episode 7″.
This first installment in a planned trilogy is set to begin filmming in early 2014 at London’s Pinewood Studios, and is slated for a 2015 release.
If you are a good-looking young man [read more →]
CNN plunged last week to its worst ratings since record lows in August of 2012, which was several months prior to Zucker, a former NBC boss, was brought aboard to up CNN’s viewership. How bad are the most recent numbers under Zucker? CNN was a distant No. 3 [read more →]
On a recent conference call with analysts, Facebook CFO David Ebersam admitted that teen usage, especially with younger teens, was tangibly down in recent months.
Needham was one of the most important and highest paid stuntmen of his time, breaking 56 bones and wowing filmmakers along the way. He stunt-doubled for Burt Reynolds, and then went on to direct Burt in ”Smokey and the Bandit” and “The Cannonball Run”.
Hal Needham’s Hollywood career as a stuntman, stunt coordinator, 2nd unit director and ultimately, director included work on 4000+ television episodes and more than 300 feature films. [read more →]
The Cinerockom International Film Festival is running strong this weekend at the Beverly Hills Hilton. The inaugural run for this ambitious new fest seems to be cruising smoothly in the heart of Los Angeles.
Cinerockom, boasting festival productions in L.A., Hong Kong and Cannes, hopes to create an international filmmaker’s network and promote cultural diversity via there numerous festival locations.
Be sure to check them out at Hilton this weekend, or see there schedule of events on their free cell-phone app.
Screenwriter Steve Wilson Briggs, of Redwood City California, has filed suit against Sony Pictures, TriStar pictures, Media Rights Capital, QED International, writer/director Neill Blomkamp (Above with Damon), Simon Kinberg and other “Elysium” Producers asserting that they all worked together to steal his movie concept
According to the suit, Briggs penned a screenplay called “Butterfly Driver” in May 2005 and claims that Blomkamp and his producers stole elements from his idea, including the “plot, characters, unusual settings, themes, conflict, catalyst, crisis, climax-twist, [read more →]
If you’re a filmmaker or festival enthusiast, do yourself a favor and become familiar with filmfestivals.com.
This wonderful online community was created in 1995 as a resource for filmmakers and festivals alike. To quote it’s editor, Bruno Chatelin (pictured below), filmfestivals.com’s mission is to “connect films to festivals and documenting the world of festivals worldwide.”
The site offers a comprehensive directory of over 6,000 festivals, industry and fest news, as well as a very handy film submission tool called [read more →]
Today two films premiered with vastly different venues let alone plots. One was titled “Parkland” and the other “Runner Runner.” Before I can even address my impressions of both films which I saw today, I have to present a little background as to how I managed to see both films just a couple of hours apart and across three counties in Wisconsin. After a 30 minute search I finally found a theater in Milwaukee which was showing the “Parkland” [read more →]