‘Love And Vengeance’ toast of Busan Film Festival ceremony

‘Love And Vengeance’ toast of Busan Film Festival ceremony

Upcoming literary adaptation “Love And Vengeance” proves one to keep an eye on after the Indonesian project clinched the Busan Prize at the Asian Project Market. Indonesian director Edwin’s 2012 film “Postcards from the Zoo” had been nominated for awards at international film festivals in Berlin, Hong Kong and New York’s Tribeca, and he is […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
First trailer for ‘The Dark Tower’ due year end

First trailer for ‘The Dark Tower’ due year end

The debut trailer for Idris Elba adventure “The Dark Tower” will arrive this Christmas, according to Sony studio executive Tom Rothman. With Idris Elba as gunslinger Roland Deschain and Matthew McConaughey opposite as his quarry, the Man in Black, “The Dark Tower” adapts part of one of Stephen King’s best known story arcs. Even so, […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
“The Girl on the Train” starts off big in North American box office

“The Girl on the Train” starts off big in North American box office

The psychological thriller “The Girl on the Train” topped the North American box office in its opening weekend with $24.7 million in revenue, an industry group estimated Sunday. Emily Blunt plays a depressed, alcoholic divorcee who witnesses something odd as she rides a commuter train and ends up launching a missing persons investigation. The flick […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Release date unveiled for ‘The Circle’, starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks

Release date unveiled for ‘The Circle’, starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks

EuropaCorp has set a release dates for “The Circle,” a thriller based on Dave Eggers’ international best-seller and starring Emma Watson and Oscar winner Tom Hanks. The film, directed and written by James Ponsoldt, also stars ”The Force Awakens” star John Boyega, and is slated to hit theaters on April 28, 2017. Following the original plot of […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Watch Natalie Portman in first trailer for ‘Jackie’

Watch Natalie Portman in first trailer for ‘Jackie’

The first trailer for Natalie Portman’s “Jackie” provides a sneak peek at the film which chronicles the days following the assassination of John. F. Kennedy. In the biopic, Portman portrays the First Lady, a role that is generating no small amount of Oscar buzz. The teaser is a compilation of flashbacks following the shooting of […]

06.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Chloe Moretz to star in horror pic with Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton

Chloe Moretz to star in horror pic with Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton

Chloe Moretz is to join Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton in the remaking of a classic horror film “Suspiria.” Based on the 1977 movie from Italian filmmaker Dario Argento, the story follows a young ballet dancer who travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe. Upon arrival, the girl is beset by a series of […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
IMAX announces ‘Harry Potter’ marathon week for October 13

IMAX announces ‘Harry Potter’ marathon week for October 13

Harry Potter is coming back to theaters as cinema chain IMAX pledges to show the entire film franchise, from beginning to end, the week of October 13. Eight “Harry Potter” films were released over a ten-year period between 2001 and 2011, and all eight are now returning to cinemas courtesy of an IMAX initiative. Why […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Miss Peregrine’ tops international weekend box office

‘Miss Peregrine’ tops international weekend box office

International movie-going audiences were most drawn to watch “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” over the weekend. According to comScore, which tracks ticket sales at box offices around the world, the Tim Burton film starring Eva Green, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench and Asa Butterfield raked in $65 million over the weekend ($36.5 million worldwide, […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Johnny Depp joins Michelle Pfeiffer and Judi Dench on star-studded cast of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ film adaptation

Johnny Depp joins Michelle Pfeiffer and Judi Dench on star-studded cast of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ film adaptation

Johnny Depp has joined the cast for Kenneth Branagh’s star-studded adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel “Murder on the Orient Express”, along with Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena and Judi Dench, Deadline reports. The film, which also has “Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. attached, follows the original novel plot and centers on a special detective – Hercule […]

30.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Election-themed ‘Idiocracy’ set for 10th anniversary

Election-themed ‘Idiocracy’ set for 10th anniversary

Mike Judge’s sci-fi satire “Idiocracy” is returning to US theaters on October 4, 2016, with over 30 venues lined up to show it and a live Q&A booked for the Santa Monica showing. The 2006 comedy starred Luke Wilson as otherwise unremarkable soldier Joe and Maya Rudolph as female escort Rita. The unlikely couple are […]

22.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
TV and film rights sold for Man Booker contender ‘His Bloody Project’

TV and film rights sold for Man Booker contender ‘His Bloody Project’

Graeme Macrae Burnet’s crime thriller novel “His Bloody Project” looks set to get a makeover for the big screen, following the news that Synchronicity FIlms has secured its film and TV rights. The Scottish production company is rumored to be developing a series based on the period novel, Deadline reports. The story, which appears on the shortlist […]

20.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘La La Land’ wins Toronto film festival audience prize

‘La La Land’ wins Toronto film festival audience prize

The bewitching musical “La La Land” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone on Sunday won the coveted Toronto film festival audience prize. The People’s Choice award could make it a frontrunner for this year’s Oscars. The joyful, quirky film by Damien Chazelle is a tribute to the Golden Age of American musicals, reuniting the stars, […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Radar Pictures gets film and TV rights to ‘The Traitor’s Wife’

Radar Pictures gets film and TV rights to ‘The Traitor’s Wife’

Allison Pataki’s 2014 novel “The Traitor’s Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America,” is heading onscreen, with Radar Pictures picking up the film and television rights, according to Variety. The book follows Peggy Shippen Arnold, who married Benedict Arnold in 1779 just before he betrayed America and turned to the British […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Emmanuelle Seigner and Eva Green to star in fresh Polanski thriller

Emmanuelle Seigner and Eva Green to star in fresh Polanski thriller

Emmanuelle Seigner and Eva Green have signed on to star in Roman Polanski’s psychological thriller “Based on a True Story (“D’apres une histoire vraie”), with shooting set to start this November in Paris. Co-written by Olivier Assayas, who was crowned best director at Cannes this year for his supernatural drama “Personal Shopper” starring Kristen Stewart, the film is […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Hollywood is dead, festivals more needed than ever: Kidman

Hollywood is dead, festivals more needed than ever: Kidman

Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman warned Sunday that Hollywood was facing new challenges in the era of online streaming, and needed festivals more than ever to get films noticed. “I don’t think there is a Hollywood anymore,” the Aussie star told a press conference in Toronto following the world premiere of “Lion” by director Garth Davis. […]

13.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Hollywood diversity: all talk, little change, says report

Hollywood diversity: all talk, little change, says report

Diversity may be the mantra at well-meaning movie production workshops, studio execs’ away days and awards ceremonies but inequality in Hollywood is as bad as ever, a new report suggests. The study, by the University of Southern California, examined the 100 top films in each year from 2007 to 2015 — apart from 2011 — […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Films vying for Venice’s Golden Lion

Films vying for Venice’s Golden Lion

The world’s oldest film festival winds up Saturday with a lavish ceremony to award the coveted Golden Lion as well as a host of other accolades. Here are short synopses of the works in competition at the 73rd edition of the Venice film festival: Ana Lily Amirpour (US), “Bad Batch”: In this cannibal love story […]

Film on sight geared to those with color blindness airs next month

Film on sight geared to those with color blindness airs next month

The first film to be adapted to those with color blindness will come out on October 13, World Sight Day, airing on public television. “Sight: The Story of Vision,” narrated by Sir Elton John, is a documentary on the science and technology of human vision. It will be the first film to use color blind […]

‘Me before You’ crosses the $200 million mark

‘Me before You’ crosses the $200 million mark

Warner Brothers’ low-budget bittersweet romance is proving to be a big global hit Based on the Jojo Moyes novel of the same name, “Me Before You’ is directed by Thea Sharrock and stars Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) and Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games”). Despite a comparatively low-profile release in June where it had to […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Don’t Breathe’ keeps box office rivals on toes

‘Don’t Breathe’ keeps box office rivals on toes

Suspense thriller “Don’t Breathe” held on tight to the top of the North American box office this weekend — keeping rival movies on tenterhooks for a second week running, industry estimates showed Sunday. Moviegoers plunked down $15.7 million to see the horror twist on a home invasion, box office monitor Exhibitor Relations said in preliminary […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·