WATCH: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ “Time to Live” Featurette

Watch the just released “Time To Live” Featurette from Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros.’ “Blade Runner 2049”! The sci fi triller is a sequel to the 1982 “Blade Runner,” and features Ryan Gosling as Officer K, a new blade runner searching for Rick Deckard. Harrison Ford reprises his role as Rick Deckard, a former LAPD […]

WATCH: New Cast Announcement for Hulu’s ‘Freakish’

Meet the newcomers to the apocalypse. Hulu just announced some new cast additions to its show “Freakish,” which is gearing up for its second season.  Hulu’s added seven (yes, seven) new castmates to the teen apocalyptic horror show, which still features its series regulars from Season 1. Hulu’s casting announcement doubles as the official trailer […]

Production Starts on New Line Cinema’s ‘Tag’

Production begins in Atlanta on New Line Cinema’s “Tag” with an impressive roster of actors. Helmed by director Jeff Tomsic (Comedy Central’s “Broad City”), the film follows 5 friends who play an annual insane, no-holds-barred game of tag. The real world of adult responsibility fades into the background as the best friends attempt to finally […]

44th Telluride Film Festival Announces 2017 Guest Director JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER

As Awards Circuit is gearing up for our annual trip to the Telluride Film Festival, they are already making exciting announcements.  Congratulations to Joshua Oppenheimer, the Oscar-nominated director of “The Act of Killing” and “The Look of Silence.” Read the Press Release from the Telluride Film Festival down below: BERKELEY, CA – Telluride Film Festival, […]

Next Installment of ‘Godzilla’ Begins Production

WARNER BROS. PICTURES’ AND LEGENDARY PICTURES’ MONSTERVERSE KICKS INTO GEAR AS THE NEXT GODZILLA FEATURE GETS UNDERWAY Director Michael Dougherty helms the film in which stars Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe and Zhang Ziyi take on the King of the Monsters… and more! BURBANK, CA, June 19, 2017 – Following the global success […]

‘Cars 3’ Races to a Box Office Victory

“Cars 3” lapped the field to take the top spot at the box office this weekend, according to Box Office Mojo. The Pixar sequel “Cars 3” opened to an estimated $53.5 million at the box office, marking a successful yet low cume for the company. This is the lowest summer opening for Pixar outside of […]

Kevin Smith Has Turned His Aborted Krampus Film into ‘KillRoy Was Here’

After a small self imposed retirement from filmmaking, Kevin Smith has found himself in perhaps the most productive period of his career. Currently on an experimental horror movie kick with “Tusk” and “Yoga Hosers,” Smith was set to return to his View Askew cinematic universe. Then, “Clerks 3” didn’t happen. Following that, a “Mallrats” sequel […]

HISTORY’s New Eight-Part Limited Series ‘American Ripper’ to Premiere on July 11

Read the Press Release: NEW YORK, NY – June 15, 2017 – In HISTORY‘s new eight-part limited series “American Ripper,” the great-great-grandson of serial killer, H.H. Holmes, Jeff Mudgett is determined to prove an astonishing, controversial theory: that H.H. Holmes and Britain’s notorious serial killer, Jack the Ripper, were the same man. Herman Mudgett, alias H.H. […]

‘Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!’ Carries the Banner Again, Returning to Cinemas Nationwide on August 5 and 9 for Special Two-Day Summer Encore

Read the Press Release: Fathom Events’ Highest Grossing Broadway Musical Event Stars Members of Original Cast, Including Tony® Award-Nominee Jeremy Jordan DENVER – June 15, 2017 – Due to an immensely successful and record-breaking cinematic debut, “Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!“ returns to movie theaters nationwide for a two-day encore presentation. Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre […]

Richard Linklater’s ‘Last Flag Flying’ Will Open the 55th New York Film Festival

It may be the start of the summer, but the fall festival season has gotten its first tease. Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the Opening Night Selection for the 55th annual New York Film Festival. It will be Richard Linklater‘s latest, the road trip movie “Last Flag Flying“. This immediately launches the flick […]

‘Wonder Woman’ Fights Off ‘The Mummy’ at the Box Office

“Wonder Woman” thoroughly fought off “The Mummy” to hold on to the top spot at the box office this weekend, according to Box Office Mojo. The hit superhero film “Wonder Woman,” directed by Patty Jenkins and of course starring Gal Gadot, took in another $57.1 million, bringing the total so far to a staggering $205 […]

Tony Awards: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Has a Memorable Night

Last night, the 2017 Tony Awards were handed out, with “Dear Evan Hansen” taking home a field leading six statues. That play was awarded Best Musical, while “Oslo” took Best Play, along with “August Wilson’s Jitney” being named Best Revival of a Play. Those were some of the highlights of a night that shone bright […]

Melissa McCarthy to Star in Christmas Musical Comedy ‘Margie Claus’

Melissa McCarthy will star in an upcoming NewLine Christmas movie, “Marge Claus,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. McCarthy is co-producing the film with her husband and producing partner, Ben Falcone. The film is said to be a “broad holiday family musical that New Line hopes will be in the same spirit (and have the same […]

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WATCH: Netflix Releases Trailer for New Series ‘Gypsy’ Starring Naomi Watts

Netflix released a trailer for their new 10-part original series “Gypsy.” From Netflix: The series profiles Jean Halloway (Naomi Watts), a well-to-do Manhattan therapist with a seemingly picturesque life and bustling therapy practice. Over the course of 10 episodes, she begins to develop intimate and illicit relationships with the people closely connected to the patient’s that […]

EXCLUSIVE: Artist Projects Messages on NYC Apple Stores to Raise Health Awareness Before Release of Documentary ‘Complicit’

New York City— On Tuesday night, passersby saw data visualization projections on the exteriors of two Apple stores in NYC, at Fifth Avenue and West 14th. Data visualization artist Robin Bell was responsible for the action, which was intended to raise awareness about detrimental health issues faced by workers in electronics factories. Bell, who runs Bell […]

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‘Amityville: The Awakening’ Release Cancelled Just Weeks Before Opening

“Amityville: The Awakening” will not be released on June 30, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Plagued with problems since its announcement more than two years ago, the horror film from the Weinstein Co. and Dimension Films has been postponed. This is not the first time the release has been delayed. However, it is the first […]

Sony to Release Clean Versions of Two Dozen Films

Sony made waves on Wednesday when they announced plans to release clean versions of 24 films. The announcement was made by Yahoo Movies via their Twitter account: EXCLUSIVE: Sony to provide “clean version” of select films “free from certain mature content” on home video https://t.co/BQOUiZF3rp pic.twitter.com/W3D1lHQOkk — Yahoo Movies (@YahooMovies) June 6, 2017 The films, […]

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Jennifer Connelly Set to Star in TNT’s TV Series ‘Snowpiercer’

Jennifer Connelly has just been cast in the TV series based on Bong Joon-Ho’s 2013 film, “Snowpiercer.” The news was first reported by Deadline. The film was based on the French graphic novel, “Le Transperceneige.” It tells the story of a post-apocalyptic existence. The world is plunged into a new ice age. The only remaining habits […]

‘The Mummy’ Sofia Boutella to Star in HBO’s ‘Fahrenheit 451’

Sofia Boutella, who this week will be seen chasing Tom Cruise as “The Mummy,” has signed on to HBO’s “Fahrenheit 451,” says The Hollywood Reporter. Boutella joins Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon, who were already set to star. “Fahrenheit 451” was a dystopian novel by Ray Bradbury in which all books are banned in a […]

Annapurna Hires Jaume Collet-Serra to Direct ‘Waco’

Jaume Collet-Serra will direct the upcoming Annapurna film “Waco,” according to Deadline. The film is about the 1993 stand-off between David Koresh’s Branch Davidians and the FBI outside of Waco, Texas. That standoff gripped the country’s attention. It lasted nearly two months, ending when Koresh’s followers burned their compound to the ground. In all, 76 […]

Al Pacino to Star as Joe Paterno in New Movie for HBO

Academy Award-winning actor Al Pacino will play Joe Paterno in an upcoming TV movie for HBO, according to Deadline. Joe Paterno was the long-time Penn State football coach who was ultimately ousted when it was believed he helped cover up Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation scandal. When Paterno died of cancer in 2012, he had coached Penn […]

20th Century Fox Partners with Jane Goodall Institute to Aid in Rehabilitation of Chimpanzees

LOS ANGELES, CA – In honor of the upcoming release of “War for the Planet of the Apes,” 20th Century Fox has partnered with the Jane Goodall Institute to provide care for rescued chimpanzees, many of whom are victims of the illegal commercial bushmeat and pet trades. Housed and cared for on three forested island sanctuary […]

‘Wonder Woman’ Soars to the Top of the Box Office

“Wonder Woman” easily reached the number 1 spot at the box office this weekend, according to Box Office Mojo. The superhero film, directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot, earned an estimated $100 million domestically in its debut. Around the world, the Princess of Themyscira added another $122 million, for a total opening weekend of […]

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Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Martin Short, and Jane Krakowski Join Cast of Bron Animation’s ‘THE WILLOUGHBYS’

MAYA RUDOLPH, TERRY CREWS, MARTIN SHORT AND JANE KRAKOWSKI JOIN CAST OF BRON ANIMATION’S PRODUCTION OF THE WILLOUGHBYS WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY KRIS PEARN Burnaby, B.C. (June 2, 2017) – Bron Animation has added Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski and Sean Cullen to the cast of its production of The Willoughbys, based […]

2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup

**CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF LGBT FILM & TELEVISION** **50% OF FEATURES DIRECTED BY WOMEN** **194 FILMS FROM 30 COUNTRIES** Los Angeles, June 2, 2017 – Celebrating its 35th Anniversary, Outfest – the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on the screen – today announced the complete programming lineup […]

Netflix Acquires David France’s ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson’

Following its premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, the acclaimed documentary feature “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” will screen at Outfest Los Angeles this summer.  It also has a home at Netflix. Read the Press Release below: LOS ANGELES, CA – June 2, 2017 – Netflix announced today that it has […]

Tom Cruise Reveals Title for ‘Top Gun’ Sequel

“Top Gun 2” has a title and it is “Top Gun: Maverick.” Tom Cruise revealed the title in an interview with Access Hollywood that was released on Friday. You can watch the video below. Recently, in another interview, Cruise said that the long rumored sequel was officially in the works, although Paramount executives had declined […]

Lionsgate’s ‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ Confirmed

“John Wick: Chapter 3” is confirmed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The third film in the series reunites director Chad Stahelski with writer Derek Kolstad. While Keanu Reeves has not yet been confirmed, it is expected that he will sign on for the third film. Chad Stahelski got his start in Hollywood as a stunt […]

Annapurna Television’s Adaptation of Maria Semple’s ‘Today Will Be Different’ Set for Development at HBO

Los Angeles, CA (June 01, 2017) – HBO has made a development deal for Annapurna Television’s limited series adaptation of Maria Semple’s bestselling novel, “Today Will Be Different”, it was announced today.  Academy Award® winner Julia Roberts is attached to star and produce in the project with Semple on board to write the adaptation. HBO […]

Brendan Fraser Joins Cast of FX’s ‘Trust’

Fraser Joins Donald Sutherland, Hilary Swank and Harris Dickinson In 10 Episode Limited Series From Academy Award® Winning Team of Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, and Christian Colson LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2017 – Brendan Fraser has joined the cast of FX’s Trust as James Fletcher Chace, J. Paul Getty’s private investigator. Hailing from Texas, Chace […]

Ava DuVernay’s Film Collective Array Picks Up ‘The House on Coco Road’

“The House on Coco Road,” a documentary from Damani Baker, was acquired by Ava DuVernay’s company Array, according to Deadline. The film is Damanti Baker’s cinematic memoir in which he examines childhood with his activist mother, Fannie Haughton. In 1983, she uprooted Baker and his sister and relocated them from Oakland, CA to the tiny island […]

Lionsgate Acquires Nick Park’s Animated ‘Early Man’

Lionsgate bought the rights to “Early Man,” the animated caveman film from director Nick Park, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Lionsgate purchased the film and will distribute it through Summit Entertainment on February 16, 2018. Nick Park won four Academy Awards for his animated stop motion films. Three of his awards were for animated short films featuring […]