Gina Prince-Bythewood to Direct Marvel’s Upcoming ‘Black Cat and Silver Sable’

Gina Prince-Bythewood is on board to direct Marvel’s upcoming Spider-Man spinoff film “Black Cat and Silver Sable,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Last week, Sony made headlines by announcing that Tom Hardy would star in the Venom spinoff. On Thursday they announced plans to expand the Spider-Man universe even further. “Silver and Black” centers around […]

Sir Roger Moore, Former ‘James Bond’ Star and UNICEF Ambassador Dies at 89

Sir Roger Moore, the British actor best known as James Bond, died on Tuesday at the age of 89. His three children, Deborah, Christian, and Geoffrey, released a statement on Twitter confirming the news. Moore died in Switzerland after a brief fight with cancer. According to the announcement, there will be a private funeral service […]

BREAKING: Zack Snyder Steps Down from ‘Justice League’ in Wake of Family Tragedy; Joss Whedon Steps In

Director Zack Snyder is stepping down from “Justice League,” according to a report from The Hollywood Reporter. Snyder’s sudden departure from the film comes two months after his 20-year-old daughter Autumn died by suicide in March. Following his daughter’s death, production shut down for two weeks. He returned to the film, but eventually felt he […]

DGA Announces 2018 Awards Schedule

Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America (DGA) today announced the schedule of key dates for the 70th Annual DGA Awards, which will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film nominees will be announced on January 11, 2018 and Television, […]

Annapurna to Produce and Distribute Jacques Audiard’s ‘The Sisters Brothers’

Read the Press Release: Los Angeles, CA (May 19, 2017) – Annapurna will co-produce and co-finance award-winning filmmaker Jacques Audiard’s THE SISTERS BROTHERS, it was announced today. The company also holds the domestic distribution rights for the film. Why Not Productions will co-produce and co-finance the film alongside Annapurna with Page 114 also on board […]

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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Andrey Zvyagintsev’s ‘Loveless’

Read the press release: NEW YORK (May 17, 2017) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America and Latin America to Andrey Zvyagintsev’s LOVELESS.  The Russian language film will premiere In Competition at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival on Thursday, May 18.  Sony Pictures Classics and Zvyagintsev previously worked together […]

WATCH: New Teaser Trailer for GKIDS’ ‘The Breadwinner’ from Executive Producer Angelina Jolie

“THE BREADWINNER” THIRD FEATURE FROM TWO-TIME OSCAR®– NOMINATED CARTOON SALOON EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY ANGELINA JOLIE AND GKIDS FALL 2017 THEATRICAL RELEASE PLANNED NEW YORK  (May 16, 2017) – GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, has announced the first teaser trailer for Cartoon Saloon’s new feature THE BREADWINNER […]

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Barry Jenkins and Adele Romanski’s Pastel Joins Annapurna with New Production Deal

Los Angeles, CA (May 16, 2017) – Annapurna has partnered with PASTEL, the Academy Award®-winning production company behind MOONLIGHT. The two-year film production deal includes a feature project to be directed by Barry Jenkins in development at PASTEL, as well as future films from PASTEL partners Jenkins, Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy, and Mark Ceryak. The […]

90th Oscars® Reunites Host Jimmy Kimmel and Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd

LOS ANGELES, CA – For a second consecutive year, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars® telecast and Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will produce, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. The 90th Academy Awards® will air live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on […]

Producers Guild of America Names Michelle Byrd Managing Director, PGA East

LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2017) – The Producers Guild of America’s (PGA) National Board of Directors announced today the hiring of Michelle Byrd as Managing Director, PGA East, expanding the current staff with a newly created position. She was appointed after an extensive search led by PGA East Chairs William Horberg and Kay Rothman, and […]

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Tentative Agreement Covering Music Video Performers

LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2017) — SAG-AFTRA today announced that it had reached a tentative agreement with the major record labels — Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, and Disney Music Group— for a successor to their industry-wide contract covering dancers and other performers on music videos. The original agreement was approved […]

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2017 Cannes Film Festival Lineup – Lots of Nicole Kidman and ‘Wonderstruck’

The lineup was announced today for the Cannes Film Festival, where we’ll get our first looks and reactions to several films that may be vying for Oscar attention this year. Some of the notables include the Opening Night film “Ismael’s Ghosts” from Arnaud Desplechin and starring Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard. Todd Haynes’ highly anticipated […]

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Ricky Martin Cast as Antonio D’Amico, Gianni Versace’s Longtime Partner, In Versace: American Crime Story

LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2017 – Grammy ® Winning Television and Stage Actor Ricky Martin will play Antonio D’Amico, the longtime partner of murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace, in Versace: American Crime Story. Versace: American Crime Story is the third installment of the universally acclaimed, award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad […]

2017 Montclair Film Festival Line-Up Announced – Featuring John Turturro, Bill Nye, FAKE NEWS Panel

MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 PROGRAM   John Turturro, Bill Nye to join Stephen Colbert in the festival’s 2017 Conversation Series, presented by Audible   Zoe Lister-Jones (BAND AID), Michael Angarano & Ari Graynor (AVENUES), Stanley Nelson (TELL THEM WE ARE RISING), Jean Doumanian (UNA), Dolores Huerta (DOLORES), Steve James (ABACUS), Bettye LaVette (AMERICAN EPIC […]

‘Moonlight’ Adds Another Win at the GLAAD Media Awards

The latest Best Picture winner, “Moonlight,” won another award this weekend at the GLAAD Media Awards. Variety is reporting that the Barry Jenkins film was awarded Outstanding Film in Wide Release on Saturday by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. “Moonlight” tells the three-part story of a gay African-American young man in Miami. From the […]