SXSW 2017 Women Directors: Meet Valerie Weiss — “The Archer”

Valerie Weiss is an award-winning filmmaker and scientist. Her directing credits include “A Light Beneath Their Feet,” “Losing Control,… Continue reading on Women and Hollywood »

‘Swing State’ Exclusive Trailer Debut: A Liberal DJ Creates a Conservative Radio Personality And Becomes a Star

‘Swing State’ Exclusive Trailer Debut: A Liberal DJ Creates a Conservative Radio Personality And Becomes a Star The steady rise of Donald Trump in this year’s presidential election has once again opened up questions about the negative effects of media celebrity and the weight and purpose of political ...

‘A Light Beneath Their Feet’ Exclusive Clip: Taryn Manning Stars As a Young Mother Struggling With Bipolar Disorder

‘A Light Beneath Their Feet’ Exclusive Clip: Taryn Manning Stars As a Young Mother Struggling With Bipolar Disorder Parent-child relationships are delicate even under the most ideal circumstances, but they can be extra trying or difficult when there’s an imbalance due to events beyond anyone’s control. Such is the ...

Tom Hiddleston in 'I Saw the Light,' Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. ...

Cinematic Sound Radio: Ep. 12 — Uncharted 4, Miracles From Heaven, and More

On this week’s episode of Cinematic Sound Radio, we’ll be featuring music from four brand new scores. The show opens with music by Carlo Siliotto from the film Miracles From Heaven. You’ll also hear ...

Us briefs: CinemaCon honour for 'Jane The Virgin' star

Us briefs: CinemaCon honour for 'Jane The Virgin' star Gina Rodriguez will receive the CinemaCon Female Star Of Tomorrow Award at the Las Vegas convention on April 14. Rodriguez earned a Golden Globe in 2015 for TV hit Jane The Virgin and will star later ...

'Orange Is the New Black' Star Taryn Manning's New Indie Says Something Novel About Bipolar Disorder

'Orange Is the New Black' Star Taryn Manning's New Indie Says Something Novel About Bipolar Disorder Distributors are sniffing around "A Light Beneath Their Feet" for very good reason. Not only does director Valerie Weiss’s latest effort straddle several genres simultaneously—among them, the ...

The 15th Edition of ‘Canada’s Coolest Film Festival’ Wraps

The 15th anniversary celebration of the Whistler Film Festival wrapped Sunday night, living up to its title as ‘Canada’s coolest film fest’ by hosting more premieres, filmmakers, industry executives, ...

51st Chicago International Film Festival Review – A Light Beneath Their Feet (2015)

A Light Beneath Their Feet, 2015. Directed by Valerie Weiss. Starring Taryn Manning, Madison Davenport, Maddie Hasson, Kali Hawk, Kurt Fuller, Carter Jenkins, Nora Dunn, and Brian King. Synopsis: ...

Maddie Hasson Joins ‘I Saw The Light'; Emory Cohen Cast In ‘By Way Of Helena’

Maddie Hasson Joins ‘I Saw The Light'; Emory Cohen Cast In ‘By Way Of Helena’ Maddie Hasson has been cast in I Saw The Light, writer-director Marc Abraham’s biopic about country music legend Hank Williams. She will play Billie Jean, a 19-year-old who pursued by Williams (Tom ...

ABC Family Cancels Teen Drama ‘Twisted’ After One Season

ABC Family Cancels Teen Drama ‘Twisted’ After One Season ABC Family canceled teen drama “Twisted” Wednesday, after only one season. “We are not moving forward with additional episodes,” a spokesperson from the network told TheWrap. Also read: ‘Twisted’ Star ...

‘Couples Retreat’ Star Kali Hawk Joins Taryn Manning in ‘A Light Beneath Their Feet’

‘Couples Retreat’ Star Kali Hawk Joins Taryn Manning in ‘A Light Beneath Their Feet’ “Couples Retreat” star Kali Hawk will join Taryn Manning (“Orange Is the New Black”) in the coming-of-age dramedy “A Light Beneath Their Feet,” TheWrap has learned. Valerie Weiss (“Losing Control”) is ...

Casting Net: Noomi Rapace joins the CIA in 'Unlocked'; Plus, 'Star Wars: Episode VII', more

Casting Net: Noomi Rapace joins the CIA in 'Unlocked'; Plus, 'Star Wars: Episode VII', more • The original Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Noomi Rapace, will star as a CIA Agent in Unlocked. Mikael Hafstrom (Escape Plan) is set to direct the thriller, in which Rapace’s character gets tricked ...

‘Twisted’ Star Maddie Hasson Joins Madison Davenport in ‘A Light Beneath Their Feet’

Maddie Hasson, who stars on ABC Family's “Twisted,” has signed on to join Madison Davenport, Taryn Manning and Kurt Fuller in the coming-of-age dramedy “A Light Beneath Their Feet,” TheWrap has ...

‘Noah’ Actor’s Upcoming Feature Gets La, Chicago CDs

The upcoming feature starring Madison Davenport has two casting directors attached, Backstage has learned. Davenport, who appears alongside Russell Crowe in Darren Aronofsky’s epic “Noah,” is being ...

Casting Net: Ryan Gosling might play Busby Berkeley; Plus, Channing Tatum, more

Casting Net: Ryan Gosling might play Busby Berkeley; Plus, Channing Tatum, more • Ryan Gosling may direct and star in a biopic of famed director and choreographer Busby Berkeley. Warner Bros. has optioned Jeffrey Spivak’s book Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley for Gosling ...