Spa announces first speakers for Screen Forever

(L-r top): Charlotte Koh, Becky Read. (L-r bottom): Dan Jinks, Ursula Macfarlane. Screen Producers Australia has unveiled the first set of international speakers for this year’s Screen Forever, and ...

Matthew Heineman Directs True Wildfire Survival Drama ‘Paradise’

Matthew Heineman Directs True Wildfire Survival Drama ‘Paradise’ Documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Oscar-nominated “Cartel Land”), who directed harrowing biopic “A Private War” last year — Rosemund Pike was robbed of an Oscar nod — is a strong choice to ...

Matthew Heineman Directs True Wildfire Survival Drama ‘Paradise’

Matthew Heineman Directs True Wildfire Survival Drama ‘Paradise’ Documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Oscar-nominated “Cartel Land”), who directed harrowing biopic “A Private War” last year — Rosemund Pike was robbed of an Oscar nod — is a strong choice to ...

Sean Penn to Direct, Star in ‘Flag Day’ With Daughter Dylan Penn

Sean Penn to Direct, Star in ‘Flag Day’ With Daughter Dylan Penn Sean Penn is set to direct and star in the conman drama “Flag Day” alongside his daughter Dylan Penn, his son Hopper Penn, Josh Brolin and Miles Teller. The cast includes two-time Tony Award winner ...

Sean Penn to Direct, Star in ‘Flag Day’ Opposite Josh Brolin and Miles Teller

Sean Penn to Direct, Star in ‘Flag Day’ Opposite Josh Brolin and Miles Teller Sean Penn is set to direct and star in “Flag Day” opposite his daughter Dylan Penn, Josh Brolin and Miles Teller. Norbert Leo Butz, Dale Dickey, Eddie Marsan, Bailey Noble, Hopper Penn and Katheryn ...

Film News Roundup: Nicolas Cage’s ‘Jiu Jitsu’ Obtains Cyprus Support

Film News Roundup: Nicolas Cage’s ‘Jiu Jitsu’ Obtains Cyprus Support In today’s film news roundup, Cyprus is backing Nicolas Cage’s “Jiu Jitsu”; “The Nanny” and “Amityville 1974” are moving forward; “Milk” is returning to theaters; and Garrett Hedlund’s “Burden” is ...

‘Rocketman’ Banned In Samoa Over Gay Scenes

‘Rocketman’ Banned In Samoa Over Gay Scenes Rocketman has run into a roadblock in Samoa. The South Pacific nation has banned the Elton John biopic over its depictions of homosexuality. The film was banned last week because it clashed with ...

‘Rocketman’ Banned in Samoa Over Gay Content

‘Rocketman’ Banned in Samoa Over Gay Content Elton John biopic “Rocketman” was banned from the island nation Samoa last week due to its depiction of homosexuality onscreen. According to Reuters, the country’s censor told the Samoan local ...

‘Sharp Objects’ Boss on Adapting Pivotal Story Ending: ‘We Called It the “Last Supper”‘

When uber-producer Marti Noxon read Gillian Flynn’s debut novel, “Sharp Objects,” she says she most admired the “incredible” and “unique” tale. But then she couldn’t shake it. The story — particularly ...

Veteran Film Executive Kahli Small Dies at 53

Kahli Small, a veteran film executive who worked on “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Milk,” died on Sunday. She was 53. Small joined Focus Features as a production exec in 2004 and contributed to the ...

Ashley Judd, Neil Patrick Harris to Star in Biopic on Anti-Gay Activist Anita Bryant (Exclusive)

Ashley Judd, Neil Patrick Harris to Star in Biopic on Anti-Gay Activist Anita Bryant (Exclusive) Ashley Judd and Neil Patrick Harris will star in “Anita,” a long-gestating biopic of Anita Bryant, the TV pitchwoman and singer who campaigned against local anti-discrimination ordinances in Florida, ...

The Five Best Denis O’Hare TV Roles of His Career

Denis O’Hare is an award-winning actor who is known for his roles in stage, film, and television. He began his career in 1982, and some of his best-known films include ‘Dallas Buyers Club’, ‘Milk’, ...

Warner Bros. and Legendary Announce the Start of Filming for New Adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune

Featuring a cast that includes Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Zendaya, and Dave Bautista, Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment's new adaptation of Frank Herbert's ...

Production Begins on Denis Villeneuve's Dune, Hans Zimmer Will Compose

After a lot of false starts and studios changes, the long-gestating Dune remake has finally started filming and WB has revealed a new synopsis for the film, more cast and behind the scenes additions. ...

David Slade Will Direct a Demonic Horror Film Called Come Closer

David Slade is set to direct a new horror thriller called Come Closer. The film is based on a novel of the same name by Sara Gran, and the story follows a “young architect who may be the victim of ...

David Slade to Direct Come Closer

It has been revealed that David Slade has signed on to direct Come Closer for Anton, based on the demonic possession novel of the same name from Sara Gran. After having directed the massively popular ...

David Slade to Direct Anton’s Psychological Thriller ‘Come Closer’ (Exclusive)

David Slade to Direct Anton’s Psychological Thriller ‘Come Closer’ (Exclusive) David Slade, director of “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch,” “Hard Candy” and “American Gods,” is attached to direct the upcoming thriller “Come Closer.” The film will be produced by Academy Award nominee ...

Olivia Colman is the 4th Best Actress Oscar champ to win with this lethal precursor combo

Olivia Colman is the 4th Best Actress Oscar champ to win with this lethal precursor combo If you ever find yourself in a split Best Actress Oscar race, then you want to win these two awards to secure that Oscar: the Golden Globe and the BAFTA. Since BAFTA became a precursor 18 years ago, ...

Rami Malek (‘Bohemian Rhapsody’) becomes 92nd Best Actor winning, joining Gary Oldman, Daniel Day-Lewis, Denzel Washington and…

Rami Malek (‘Bohemian Rhapsody’) becomes 92nd Best Actor winning, joining Gary Oldman, Daniel Day-Lewis, Denzel Washington and… Rami Malek just won the Oscar as Best Actor for his transformative performance as Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody.” He become the 92nd person in history to clinch that prize, beating out ...

Real talk: Rami Malek would be 12th Best Actor Oscar champ this century to win for playing a real person

Real talk: Rami Malek would be 12th Best Actor Oscar champ this century to win for playing a real person We all know that the academy loves when actors portray real people. Two years ago was the first time in 19 years that all four acting Oscar winners — Casey Affleck (“Manchester by the Sea”), Emma ...

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