Trailer Watch: No One Says What They Mean in Michelle Morgan’s “It Happened in L.A.”

“It Happened in L.A.” Remember that episode of “30 Rock” where Liz and her boyfriend go to Ikea and suddenly every conversation they have about furniture turns into a metaphor for their relationship? ...

‘L.A. Times’ Filmmaker and Star Michelle Morgan Finds Her Own Voice in Directorial Debut — Sundance Springboard

‘L.A. Times’ Filmmaker and Star Michelle Morgan Finds Her Own Voice in Directorial Debut — Sundance Springboard IndieWire’s Springboard column profiles up-and-comers in the film industry worthy of your attention. Don’t let newly minted multi-hyphenate Michelle Morgan’s resume fool you — she always wanted to be ...

BFI London Film Festival 2015 Line-Up announced with Gala screenings of Steve Jobs, High-Rise, Trumbo, Black Mass, Carol & Suffragette

The 59Th BFI London Film Festival Announces Full 2015 Programme You can peruse the programme at your leisure here. The programme for the 59th BFI London Film Festival in partnership launched today, ...

‘Whiplash’ Producer David Lancaster Launches Company (Exclusive)

After eight years as co-president at Bold Films, David Lancaster has launched Rumble as a production-development-financing company. Rumble has already attached Juan Carlos Fresnadillo to direct spy ...

Chris McKay to direct The Lego Movie sequel

Warner Bros. wasted little time in giving the go ahead to a sequel to The Lego Movie, kicking off development before this year's animated smash hit even opened in cinemas, and now Deadline has ...

The Lego Movie sequel to arrive in 2017

Warner Bros. wasted little time giving the go ahead to a follow-up to The Lego Movie, announcing that a sequel was in the works before the animated smash hit had even arrived in cinemas. But now, with ...

New UK Trailer for Girl Most Likely with Kristen Wiig

Debuting out in Toronto last year, originally under the name Imogene, Girl Most Likely is finally about to arrive in cinemas on our shores here in the UK. The comedy sees Kristen Wiig front and ...

Win Passes To The Advance Screening Of Girl Most Likely In St. Louis

Kristen Wiig stars as Imogene, a failed New York playwright awkwardly navigating the transition from Next Big Thing to Last Year’s News. After both her career and relationship hit the skids, she’s ...

Casting Net: Russell Crowe in talks to direct and star in post-wwi pic; Plus, Alison Brie's inter-dimensional romantic comedy, more

Casting Net: Russell Crowe in talks to direct and star in post-wwi pic; Plus, Alison Brie's inter-dimensional romantic comedy, more • Russell Crowe (Man of Steel) is in talks to direct and star in The Water Diviner, a 1919-set film about an Australian man searching for his sons in Turkey following the Battle of Gallipoli — the ...

Kristen Wiig is High Strung in First Trailer for Quirky 'Girl Most Likely'

After the success of Bridesmaids, former "SNL" cast member Kristen Wiig could have done anything, and she decided to move away form studio comedies towards a passion project called Imogene. The indie ...

'The Office' star Craig Robinson stays at NBC with comedy pilot

NBC is trying to keep at least some of "The Office" family in the fold after the show ends. Craig Robinson, who plays warehouse manager Darryl Philbin on the show, is teaming up with "Office" ...

Sundance: How are the big films of 2012's drama competition faring at the box office?

Sundance: How are the big films of 2012's drama competition faring at the box office? As this year’s Sundance Film Festival winds down, there’s a collection of stand-outs, films that have already sparked bidding wars among distributors and are gaining buzz that filmmakers hope turns ...

The 25 Most Anticipated Films Of The 2013 Sundance Film Festival

We're barely into 2013, and already the film festival circuit is kicking off again. It's only a matter of weeks since The Playlist hung up our collective traveling pants from our last festival trip of ...

News Nuggets: Alliance of Women Film Journalists honor 'Zero Dark Thirty'

News Nuggets: Alliance of Women Film Journalists honor 'Zero Dark Thirty' Alliance of Women Film Journalists picks Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" as Best Film; star Jessica Chastain wins Best Actress and the Female Icon Award. Awfj Rihanna and Taylor Swift will ...

Screenplays of '12. Pg 12. "Lincoln"

I didn't forget about my page 12 sharing in honor of 2012 but the year slipped away from me. Let's resume, at least in brief, for a moment from Lincoln as scripted by Tony Kushner based in part on two ...

Fleming Q&A’s Participant’s Jeff Skoll And Jim Berk On What The eBay Billionaire Wants Out Of Hollywood (It’s Not More $$$)

Fleming Q&A’s Participant’s Jeff Skoll And Jim Berk On What The eBay Billionaire Wants Out Of Hollywood (It’s Not More $$$) Exclusive: After Jeff Skoll made his fortune turning eBay into a juggernaut, he turned to Hollywood as the first financier/producer not looking to make more money and rub elbows with the stars. Skoll ...

Top 7 Contenders I Hope Become First-Time Oscar Nominees

We start the Top 7. You finish the Top 10. Oscar nominations are right around the corner (January 10), so I thought I’d use the opportunity to highlight some people I really hope get nominated. It ...

Third Athena Film Festival Lineup Includes 'Beasts,' 'Middle of Nowhere,' 'Ginger & Rosa,' 'Brave'

Third Athena Film Festival Lineup Includes 'Beasts,' 'Middle of Nowhere,' 'Ginger & Rosa,' 'Brave' The 2013 Athena Film Festival, positioned as a celebration of women and leadership, runs February 7-10. The lineup of feature, documentary and short films is now announced and listed below. The ...

Congratulations to the WGA Nominees

Before approaching the Writers Guild Nominations with Oscary enthusiasmbe forewarned: only guild members are eligible for these prizes which discounts a good chunk of the movies one might otherwise ...

Writers Guild Awards nominate 'Lincoln,' 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Argo'

Writers Guild Awards nominate 'Lincoln,' 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Argo' The Writers Guild of America revealed nominations on Friday (Jan. 4) for the 65th annual edition of its awardsfest. Because these kudos only consider scripts written under the guild's guidelines or ...

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