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Disney Stands Firm on James Gunn Not Returning to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ (Exclusive)

Disney Stands Firm on James Gunn Not Returning to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ (Exclusive) After a strong push to get James Gunn back as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” following his firing from the project, Disney and Marvel are standing by their decision to not reinstate him ...

Darren Aronofsky’s Three-Part VR Series ‘Spheres’ To Premiere At Venice Film Festival; Millie Bobby Brown Narrates Final Installment

Darren Aronofsky’s Three-Part VR Series ‘Spheres’ To Premiere At Venice Film Festival; Millie Bobby Brown Narrates Final Installment Darren Aronofsky’s three-part virtual reality series Spheres will make its world premiere at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, which also will mark the debut of the final chapter of the series, ...

Seth Rogen-Charlize Theron Comedy ‘Flarsky’ Moving to Summer (Exclusive)

Seth Rogen-Charlize Theron Comedy ‘Flarsky’ Moving to Summer (Exclusive) Thanks to strong test screenings, Lionsgate is moving its Seth Rogen-Charlize Theron comedy “Flarsky” to back four months to the summer season. It will now premiere on June 7, 2019. Studio executives ...

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to Pocket $5.3 Million on Wednesday

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to Pocket $5.3 Million on Wednesday “Crazy Rich Asians” is on track for a dazzling debut. Warner Bros.’ highly anticipated romantic comedy is expected to generate $5.3 million on Wednesday, according to early estimates. If projections ...

Elizabeth Banks To Star In Film About The True Story Of A Woman Who Won A Date With Prince

Elizabeth Banks To Star In Film About The True Story Of A Woman Who Won A Date With Prince A film about a woman in a small cowboy town that wins a date with one of the biggest rock stars in the world sounds like a seriously contrived work of fiction, right? Well, not only is it true, it ...

‘American History X’ Director Tony Kaye Is Casting an Artificial Intelligent Robot to Lead New Movie

‘American History X’ Director Tony Kaye Is Casting an Artificial Intelligent Robot to Lead New Movie Tony Kaye is making a dramatic casting move for his upcoming feature “2nd Born.” According to Deadline, the “American History X” filmmaker is using an artificial intelligence robot to play one of the ...

Jack Nicholson Drops Out Of ‘Toni Erdmann’ As American Remake Sees Behind-The-Scenes Changes

Jack Nicholson Drops Out Of ‘Toni Erdmann’ As American Remake Sees Behind-The-Scenes Changes Changes are afoot on the upcoming production of the highly-anticipated American remake of “Toni Erdmann.” The film, which was set to star Kristen Wiig and Jack Nicholson, as the father-daughter duo at ...

Neill Blomkamp Hints That Actor Peter Weller Could Return In His Upcoming ‘RoboCop’ Film

Neill Blomkamp Hints That Actor Peter Weller Could Return In His Upcoming ‘RoboCop’ Film There are two words that will make any “RoboCop” fan, like me, suddenly have faith in the upcoming Neill Blomkamp reboot/sequel — Peter Weller. For those not familiar with one of the greatest films ...

Chile’s Jirafa Taps New Exec Producer, Relaunches Distribution Operations (Exclusive)

Chile’s Jirafa Taps New Exec Producer, Relaunches Distribution Operations (Exclusive) Leading Chilean film Company Jirafa, which has re-launched its distribution operations under returning founder-managing director Bruno Bettati, has tapped Matias de Bourguignon as an executive ...

Feature Debut of Ileana Vasquez Set to Roll (Exclusive)

Feature Debut of Ileana Vasquez Set to Roll (Exclusive) A new international thriller toplined by Colombian star Carolina Gaitan (“Celia”) opposite Chile’s Alfredo Castro (“From Afar”) is slated to shoot on location in New York, Malta and Slovakia in ...

Parkland Pictures Launches New U.K. Distribution Arm, Parkland Entertainment

Parkland Pictures CEO John Cairns has teamed with former Arrow Films acquisitions director Tom Stewart to launch new U.K. distribution company Parkland Entertainment, Variety has confirmed. Stewart ...

‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown to Narrate Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Spheres’

‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown to Narrate Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Spheres’ “Stranger Things” star Millie Bobby Brown is set to narrate an episode of Darren Aronofsky-produced Vr series “Spheres,” which will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. Aronofsky ...

Seth Meyers Thinks It’s Hilarious That Omarosa Might Be the One to Bring Trump Down (Video)

It’s probably still too soon for anyone to accurately guess how the drama between Donald Trump and everyone in the United States will end, but it feels like Omarosa Manigault-Newman’s secret ...

San Sebastian: Films in Progress Picks ‘Los Fuertes,’ ‘The Prince,’ ‘Sirena’

Madrid — Omar Zuñiga’s “Los Fuertes,’ Sebastián Muñoz’s “The Prince” and Carlos Piñeiro’s “Sirena” have been selected for the 34th, twice-yearly, Films in Progress, a Latin American pix-in-post ...

‘Prisoners of War’ to Be First Hebrew-Language Show to Roll Into India

Keshet International’s Israeli series “Prisoners of War” (“Hatufim”) is set to be the first Hebrew-language series to roll into India. In a landmark deal, Tata Sky, India’s leading content ...

Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo’ Sets London Film Festival First With Manchester Premiere

Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo’ Sets London Film Festival First With Manchester Premiere Mike Leigh’s “Peterloo” is set to have its U.K. premiere as part of the BFI London Film Festival, but in an unusual move, the Oct. 17 gala screening will take place in the city of Manchester, where ...

Sarajevo Film Festival Signs Gender-Parity Pledge

The Sarajevo Film Festival has signed the 5050×2020 Charter, the latest festival to adopt the plan for narrowing the gender gap. Organizers in Sarajevo said the move was the festival’s “contribution ...

San Sebastian Festival: Six Films to Compete in Films in Progress Section

Six films have been selected for coveted spots in the San Sebastian International Film Festival’s Films in Progress sidebar, which is dedicated to unfinished Latin American gems. The films that made ...

Mike Leigh's 'Peterloo' to Have U.K. Premiere in Manchester as Part of London Film Festival

Mike Leigh's 'Peterloo' to Have U.K. Premiere in Manchester as Part of London Film Festival Peterloo, Mike Leigh's Amazon-backed historical epic, is set to have its U.K. premiere in Manchester as part of the BFI London Film Festival, the first time the festival has premiered a film outside ...

Alibaba Pictures to Promote 'Mission: Impossible — Fallout' in China

Alibaba Pictures, the film financing and production arm of Jack Ma's Alibaba Group, is gearing up to give Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible — Fallout a muscular marketing push in China. The company ...

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