Murder on the Orient Express

Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer Could Be Headed to ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

According to a new report, Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer are in the running to join Kenneth Branagh‘s “Murder on the Orient Express.” The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news, but is quick to note that neither are formally attached. Instead, they are “names of interest” for the project. In August, Angelina Jolie left the project. Variety, […]

Austin Film Festival

‘Bleed for This,’ ‘Edge of Seventeen’ and Filmmakers Set for Austin Film Festival

The Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference announced its Centerpiece and Closing Night Films Tuesday. Coming-of-age dramedy “The Edge of Seventeen” is the Centerpiece film, while boxing drama “Bleed for This” will close the fest. “The Edge of Seventeen” closed Toronto International Film Festival last week. The film stars Oscar nominees Hailee Steinfeld and Woody […]

Viola Davis

Viola Davis to Headline Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’

Viola Davis is heading to Steve McQueen‘s heist drama, “Widows,” according to Variety. The outlet also confirms “Gone Girl” author-turned-screenwriter Gillian Flynn is penning the screenplay with McQueen. The film is based off of a British miniseries from the ’80s. The plot follows the widows of four armed robbers who were killed in a heist gone […]

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‘The Visit’ Star Ed Oxenbould Joins Gyllenhaal, Mulligan in ‘Wildlife’

“The Visit” star Ed Oxenbould is joining Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan for “Wildlife,” Paul Dano‘s directorial debut. Variety first broke the casting news. Oxenbould most recently appeared in “Paper Planes” with Sam Worthington. His first feature film role was alongside Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell in “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” News […]

Silence

BREAKING: Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ Officially Slated for December Release

A longtime possible Oscar spoiler, “Silence” has officially entered the Oscar fray. Martin Scorsese‘s film about Portuguese missionaries will have a limited run in theaters Dec. 23, and open wide in January. The film’s release date has been the source of speculation for months. Scorsese is tight-lipped about the project, and in addition, no footage […]

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Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ Holds Off ‘Storks’ for Top Spot

(SEPTEMBER 23 – SEPTEMBER 25, 2016 estimates) “The Magnificent Seven” (Opening) – $35,000,000 “Storks” (Opening) – $21,805,000 “Sully” (Week 3) – $13,830,000 “Bridget Jones’s Baby” (Week 2) – $4,520,000 “Snowden” (Week 2) – $4,144,989 “Blair Witch” (Week 2) – $3,950,000 “Don’t Breathe” (Week 5) – $3,800,000 “Suicide Squad” (Week 8) – $3,110,000 “When the Bough […]

Bill Hader

Bill Hader Cast as Fan Favorite in ‘Power Rangers’ Reboot

“Trainwreck” star Bill Hader is joining the cast of “Power Rangers,” according to the film’s Twitter. Hader will play Alpha 5, a robot who works with Zordon. Alpha 5 has a friendly relationship with the Power Rangers throughout the show. Back in June acclaimed actor Bryan Cranston announced he was also heading to the film. In […]

Paul Dano, Wildlife

Paul Dano Nabs Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan for Directorial Debut ‘Wildlife’

In-demand actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan are headlining Paul Dano‘s directorial debut, “Wildlife.” Variety first broke the news. News of Dano’s new film first broke in early August. Per the announcement, the actor will direct a big screen adaptation of Richard Ford’s classic, “Wildlife.” According to the report, Dano also co-wrote the screenplay with […]

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Medalists Unveiled at 2016 Student Academy Awards®

Read the Press Release: LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored 17 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 43rd Student Academy Awards® ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were announced and presented by […]

Denzel Washington, Inner City

Sony Pictures Aiming to Land Denzel Washington, Dan Gilroy Pic ‘Inner City’

Sony is closing in on a juicy deal that would pair Denzel Washington and Dan Gilroy, according to Deadline. Sony Pictures, Cross Creek Pictures and Macro are in final negotiations for the film, titled “Inner City.”  Deadline first broke the news about the deal. The outlet had this to say about the exciting new project: The under […]

Garth Davis' Lion

Australians in Film Awards to Honor Garth Davis and Jai Courtney

The Fifth Annual Australians in Film Awards (AiF) and Benefit Dinner will honor director Garth Davis and actor Jai Courtney, the association announced Tuesday. Musician, actor, comedian and director Tim Minchin will host the event on Oct. 19. Garth Davis, who directed the awards prospect “Lion,“ will receive the FOXTEL Breakthrough Award at the event. The award […]

Before the Flood

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Doc ‘Before the Flood’ to Bow in Europe at London Film Festival

Leonardo DiCaprio‘s climate change doc “Before the Flood” will have its European debut at the BFI London Film Festival. The festival announced the news Monday. The film had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 9. The film will screen as part of the Special Presentations banner on Oct. 15. Ava DuVernay’s […]