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Oscars: ‘The Shape of Water’ Swims Ahead With 13 Nominations

Oscars: ‘The Shape of Water’ Swims Ahead With 13 Nominations The film academy’s best fit is “The Shape of Water.” Guillermo del Toro’s whimsical period romance about a custodial worker and fish-man hybrid who fall in love stacked 13 Oscar nominations on Tuesday ...

Huge Deal! Neon Teams With Russo Bros-Led Agbo In $10M+ Deal For ‘Assassination Nation:’ Sundance

Huge Deal! Neon Teams With Russo Bros-Led Agbo In $10M+ Deal For ‘Assassination Nation:’ Sundance Exclusive Update: Neon indeed landed Assassination Nation, but they have a partner in what is the first 8-figure deal of the Sundance Film Festival. Neon acquired the picture with Agbo for north of ...

Oscars: 'Wonder Woman,' James Franco, Steven Spielberg Among Noteworthy Snubs

Oscars: 'Wonder Woman,' James Franco, Steven Spielberg Among Noteworthy Snubs While a number of Oscar hopefuls are cheering after their names were announced with Tuesday morning's nominations, a number of other individuals and films considered to be contenders found themselves ...

Oscars: Greta Gerwig Becomes Fifth Woman Ever Nominated for Best Director

Oscars: Greta Gerwig Becomes Fifth Woman Ever Nominated for Best Director Greta Gerwig became the fifth woman ever nominated for a best director Oscar on Tuesday morning. The Lady Bird helmer was the only woman nominated in the otherwise all-male field made up of Paul ...

Connie Sawyer, ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and ‘Pineapple Express’ Actress, Dies at 105

Connie Sawyer, ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and ‘Pineapple Express’ Actress, Dies at 105 Actress Connie Sawyer passed away at age 105 over the weekend, multiple outlets report. She was the oldest working member of the Screen Actors Guild and the Academy. Among Sawyer’s many roles are as ...

John Cena in Talks to Star in ‘Duke Nukem’ Movie

John Cena in Talks to Star in ‘Duke Nukem’ Movie John Cena is in talks to star in Paramount’s “Duke Nukem” movie, a big-screen version of the long-running video game franchise. The project is set up at Paramount-based Platinum Dunes, which is ...

‘Lizzie’ Director Craig William Macneill Set To Helm ‘She’s Never Coming Back’

‘Lizzie’ Director Craig William Macneill Set To Helm ‘She’s Never Coming Back’ AI Film (I, Tonya) has set Craig William Macneill whose film Lizzie is currently at Sundance in the U.S. Dramatic Competition, to direct the adaptation of the psychological thriller She’s Never Coming ...

David Strathairn Starring in Edward James Olmos’ ‘The Devil Has a Name’ (Exclusive)

David Strathairn Starring in Edward James Olmos’ ‘The Devil Has a Name’ (Exclusive) Edward James Olmos will direct and star alongside David Strathairn in “The Devil Has a Name.” The film is described as an environmental, dark comedy. Both men are Oscar nominees — Olmos for “Stand and ...

Idris Elba Says It’s Time To Reinvent Bond

Idris Elba Says It’s Time To Reinvent Bond He’s shot down rumors he’s in the running to play James Bond, but that’s not stopping Idris Elba from thinking it’s time to do something dramatically different with 007. Speaking at the Sundance Film ...

Peter Jackson Making World War I Feature Documentary

Peter Jackson Making World War I Feature Documentary Director Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit) is making a documentary film about World War I that will premiere at the London Film Festival this fall and also air on the BBC. The ...

Razzies: Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Cruise, Emma Watson Among 2018 Nominees

Razzies: Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Cruise, Emma Watson Among 2018 Nominees “Baywatch,” “The Emoji Movie,” “Fifty Shades Darker,” “The Mummy,” and “Transformers: The Last Knight” have been nominated as “worst picture” for the 38th annual Golden Raspberry Awards. The nominees ...

SPWA Lands Inventive Thriller ‘Search’ In $5 Million World Rights Deal – Sundance

SPWA Lands Inventive Thriller ‘Search’ In $5 Million World Rights Deal – Sundance Exclusive: In the biggest deal on the ground at the Sundance Film Festival (/sundance/) so far, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions paid $5 million for world rights to Search, an innovative Aneesh ...

Oscars: New Rules Unveiled to Govern Handling of Envelopes

Oscars: New Rules Unveiled to Govern Handling of Envelopes After taking responsibility for the epic best picture flub at the Oscars last year, Tim Ryan of PwC got down to business. He grilled the partners who made the gaffe, then personally reached out to the ...

Oscars: ‘Mudbound’s’ Rachel Morrison Makes History as First Female Cinematographer Nominee

Oscars: ‘Mudbound’s’ Rachel Morrison Makes History as First Female Cinematographer Nominee After 90 long years, another glass ceiling has finally been broken at the Motion Picture Academy. “Mudbound” cinematographer Rachel Morrison made history Tuesday by becoming the first female director ...

Will Ewoks Return in the Han Solo Movie?

Will Ewoks Return in the Han Solo Movie? Rumors abound that the first Solo trailer is dropping this week. There has been much fanfare over the second Star Wars Story, most of it not good. And there have been a lot of behind-the-scenes ...

Minnie Mouse, Iconic Toon, Finally Gets a Star of Her Own

Minnie Mouse, Iconic Toon, Finally Gets a Star of Her Own She may be turning 90, but animated film, TV and fashion icon Minnie Mouse is as vital as ever. She has a starring role on a Disney Channel show, tirelessly greets fans at Disney theme parks around ...

SAG Awards: Biggest Snubs and Surprises

SAG Awards: Biggest Snubs and Surprises The Screen Actors Guild usually proves themselves to be creatures of habit: They reward the same stars, year in and year out — following their own patterns rather than setting any new trends. But the ...

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Unsane,’ Four Other Films Added to Berlin Lineup

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Unsane,’ Four Other Films Added to Berlin Lineup Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming thriller “Unsane,” starring Claire Foy and Joshua Leonard, is among five more films added Monday to the competition lineup at next month’s Berlin Film Festival. “Unsane” ...

‘Search’s Sev Ohanian Wins Sundance Institute/Amazon Studios Producers Award

‘Search’s Sev Ohanian Wins Sundance Institute/Amazon Studios Producers Award Sev Ohanian is having a good Sundance Film Festival. This morning Search, the thriller he co-wrote and produced, landed the biggest money of the festival so far with a $5 million worldwide rights deal ...

‘Three Billboards,’ ‘Third Murder’ Set for Theatrical Release in China

‘Three Billboards,’ ‘Third Murder’ Set for Theatrical Release in China “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “The Third Murder” are set for limited releases in mainland Chinese theaters. Both films are part of the slowly expanding lineup of foreign titles to ...

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