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‘Deadpool 2’ on Track to Become Fandango’s Top R-Rated Pre-Seller

‘Deadpool 2’ on Track to Become Fandango’s Top R-Rated Pre-Seller Online ticket-seller Fandango is reporting “Deadpool 2” has become the third-largest pre-seller of 2018 at the same point in the sales cycle behind “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Black Panther.” After ...

John Carpenter Returns To ‘Halloween’ Franchise To Provide Score For New Film

John Carpenter Returns To ‘Halloween’ Franchise To Provide Score For New Film It feels like it wasn’t that long ago that Blumhouse Productions announced that they were making, yet another, entry in the “Halloween” franchise. Now, we are almost exactly 6 months from the film’s ...

Is Universal Making a New ‘Doom’ Movie?

Is Universal Making a New ‘Doom’ Movie? News about a major Hollywood studio making a new film adaption of a popular video game property is typically revealed through either a splashy official announcement or a journalist’s reporting. But we ...

Wendi McLendon Covey In Talks For ‘What Men Want’

Wendi McLendon Covey In Talks For ‘What Men Want’ The Goldbergs star Wendi McLendon-Covey is in negotiations to join Taraji P. Henson in What Men Want, Paramount Players’ gender-swapping revamp of the 2000 comedy starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt. ...

Melissa McCarthy's Action Comedy 'Super-Intelligence' Gets 2019 Release Date

Melissa McCarthy's Action Comedy 'Super-Intelligence' Gets 2019 Release Date Super-Intelligence, the new Melissa McCarthy comedy from New Line, will open on Christmas Day, 2019, Warner Bros. announced today. At the same time, the studio has set release dates for the Michael ...

Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown Join Voice Cast of 'Angry Birds 2'

Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown Join Voice Cast of 'Angry Birds 2' Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment are adding a new flock of comedic talent to Angry Birds 2. Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters) will voice the film’s villain character, while Rachel ...

Neill Blomkamp’s Oats Studios Cancels ‘Firebase’ Movie Crowdfunding Effort After Not Raising Enough Money

Neill Blomkamp’s Oats Studios Cancels ‘Firebase’ Movie Crowdfunding Effort After Not Raising Enough Money Neill Blomkamp’s dream of raising money from fans to turn his startup studio’s Vietnam War-set short film “Firebase” into a full-length film has ended, for now. Oats Studios, which Blomkamp launched ...

Selina Lo, Michelle Yeoh Join Cast of ‘Boss Level’ (Exclusive)

Selina Lo, Michelle Yeoh Join Cast of ‘Boss Level’ (Exclusive) British-Chinese actress, Selina Lo and veteran Michelle Yeoh have joined the cast of “Boss Level.” The action thriller is currently shooting in Atlanta, Georgia, with Joe Carnahan directing. Byron ...

Amy Pascal & Neal Moritz Land Liz Moore’s New Book ‘Long Bright River’

Amy Pascal & Neal Moritz Land Liz Moore’s New Book ‘Long Bright River’ Exclusive: The prolific producing pair of Amy Pascal and Neal H. Moritz have teamed to acquire film rights to Long Bright River, the upcoming suspense novel from Liz Moore. The book just sold at ...

New ‘Nancy Drew’ Movie Coming Starring ‘It’ Actress Sophia Lillis

New ‘Nancy Drew’ Movie Coming Starring ‘It’ Actress Sophia Lillis 16-year-old actress Sophia Lillis broke out last year with her starring role as Beverly Marsh in the mega-hit film adaptation of Stephen King’s It, and now she’ll be playing an even more high profile ...

‘Jane the Virgin’ Finale: 5 Theories Explaining That Massive Twist

‘Jane the Virgin’ Finale: 5 Theories Explaining That Massive Twist [Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers from “Jane the Virgin,” Season 4, Episode 17, “Chapter Eighty-One.”] Well, we really didn’t see that one him coming. While “Jane the Virgin” hinted ...

Film Review: ‘Anything’

Love, companionship, healing and deliverance often come from unexpected places, but in movies, it’s far too easy for out-of-the-blue twists of fate to feel creakily contrived. That fact is born out by ...

First U.S. Samsung Led Cinema Screen Debuts at Pacific Theaters Winnetka in Chatsworth

Samsung on Friday debuted its first-ever Led cinema screen in the U.S. at Pacific Theaters Winnetka in Chastworth, Calif., pitching the new technology has a money saver for exhibitors that offers ...

Universal Wins Rights for Stephen King’s ‘Tommyknockers’ Movie

Universal Pictures has won an auction for Stephen King’s “The Tommyknockers,” which is being developed as a movie by producers James Wan and Roy Lee. The deal closed Friday afternoon. Netflix and ...

‘Genius: Picasso’ Review: Antonio Banderas Spices Up a Painfully Banal Portrait of the Great Abstract Artist

“Genius: Picasso” is a telling title in how it orders those two words. Though last year’s debut season of the National Geographic anthology series didn’t feel the need to incorporate “Einstein” into ...

Universal Answers Call To Make A ‘Tommyknockers’ Movie, Wins Bidding For Stephen King Novel

Exclusive: Universal has stepped up to the plate to acquire Tommyknockers, a feature film package centered on Stephen King’s 1987 sci-fi horror novel. This is the project that has James Wan producing ...

Superhero Bits: ‘Infinity War’ Harder to Make Than ‘Avengers 4’, Actors Who Were Almost Marvel Heroes & More

Superhero Bits: ‘Infinity War’ Harder to Make Than ‘Avengers 4’, Actors Who Were Almost Marvel Heroes & More Was Avengers: Infinity War or Avengers 4 harder to make for the Russo brothers? Why didn’t Comcast win the bid to pick up 20th Century Fox? Want to see some Lego The Incredibles gameplay footage? Did ...

Writers Guild Seeks to Reshape Talent Agency Business in Proposed Deal

Amping up its battle with talent agents, the Writers Guild of America has issued proposals to Hollywood agents aimed at stopping potential conflicts of interest. “The Guilds’ proposals are entirely ...

UTA Promotes Eight To Agent Status

UTA has promoted eight coordinators to agents, and 20 assistants have been upped to coordinators in the agency’s divisions ranging from Music to Television Literary, Digital, Speakers, Theatre, Tour ...

Daily Podcast: The Movies That Define Us

Daily Podcast: The Movies That Define Us On the April 20, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers ...

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