The Black List 2018 Ranked: Disgruntled Snapchat Employee Story ‘Frat Boy Genius’ Leads; Scripts About Matt Drudge & Young Samuel L. Jackson Round Out Survey

The Black List 2018 Ranked: Disgruntled Snapchat Employee Story ‘Frat Boy Genius’ Leads; Scripts About Matt Drudge & Young Samuel L. Jackson Round Out Survey Final ranked with storylines and reps info after noon post: The Black List, Hollywood’s annual rundown of unproduced screenplays, unveiled its titles today in Easter Egg fashion, hiding all 73 ...

Black List 2018 Includes Scripts About Snapchat Founder, Matt Drudge and Williams Sisters’ Dad

Elissa Karasik’s Snapchat drama “Frat Boy Genius,” and scripts about Matt Drudge and the father of the Williams sisters are at the top of the 2018 version of the Black List. “Frat Boy Genius” is a ...

The Best Films of 2018

Variety chief film critics — and cinema omnivores — Owen Gleiberman and Peter Debruge spend the year devouring everything from superhero movies to subtitled festival gems, which leaves a wealth of ...

Owen Gleiberman’s 10 Best Films of 2018

Owen Gleiberman’s 10 Best Films of 2018 1. “A Star Is Born” The beauty of Bradley Cooper’s romantic drama is that it finds a way to re-imagine old-school Hollywood classicism as something contemporary yet timeless. The soap-opera beats are ...

Jeremy Renner’s Animated Movie ‘Arctic Dogs’ Acquired by Entertainment Studios for 2019 Release

Jeremy Renner’s Animated Movie ‘Arctic Dogs’ Acquired by Entertainment Studios for 2019 Release Byron Allen’s theatrical arm Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures acquired the U.S. rights to animated feature “Arctic Dogs,” the company announced Monday. The film, previously titled “Arctic ...

Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch Returns to Whistler Film Festival

The Whistler Film Festival (November 28 — December 2) is hosting the industry’s top screenwriters at highly anticipated 7th consecutive event in Whistler. This year’s honoured screenwriters will ...

Byron Allen Interested In Buying Tribune Media: Report

Entertainment Studios boss Byron Allen is seriously interested in buying Tribune Media, The New York Post reports. Allen shelled out $300 million for the Weather Channel in April, and he’ll be up ...

Producer-Manager Chris Cowles Joins Alldayeveryday

Chris Cowles, formerly an executive at Dmg Entertainment whose producing credits include 2017’s Blockers and Chappaquiddick, has joined Alldayeveryday, the production company now expanding its ...

Saban Films announces deal on thriller 'American Dreamer'

Xyz Films represented filmmakers in deal. Saban Films announced at Afm on Monday (5) it has acquired North American rights to London Town and The Joneses director Derrick Borte’s thriller American ...

Mark Borde Exits as Movie President of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios

Mark Borde Exits as Movie President of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Mark Borde, president of the theatrical motion picture distribution unit at Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, is leaving the company after three years in the position, the company announced Monday. ...

Now Stream This: ‘Chappaquiddick’, ‘Strangers: Prey at Night’, ‘Apostle’, ‘Rope’, ‘Rbg’, ‘Dead Man’ and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) It’s that time again! I’ve gathered some ...

Anya Taylor-Joy, Meghan Trainor, Adam Lambert & Daniel Radcliffe Among Voice Cast For ‘Playmobil: The Movie’

Anya Taylor-Joy, Meghan Trainor, Adam Lambert & Daniel Radcliffe Among Voice Cast For ‘Playmobil: The Movie’ Exclusive: Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch), Gabriel Bateman (Lights Out), Daniel Radcliffe, comic-turned-actor Jim Gaffigan (Chappaquiddick) and singers Meghan Trainor and Adam Lambert lead the voice cast ...

Laff 2018 Review: American Dreamer

Whenever a comedian takes on a dramatic role, critics and audiences alike react one of two ways: they either reject the performance outright for being anything but what the comic is famous for being, ...

Bruce Dern Replaces Burt Reynolds in Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Bruce Dern Replaces Burt Reynolds in Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Quentin Tarantino has found a legendary replacement for the late Burt Reynolds in his Hollywood-centric new film. Veteran screen star Bruce Dern will step in for Reynolds in “Once Upon a Time in ...

Bruce Dern Replaces His Friend Burt Reynolds In Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

Bruce Dern Replaces His Friend Burt Reynolds In Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ Exclusive: Quentin Tarantino is setting Bruce Dern to play George Spahn in Once Upon a Time In Hollywood. That was the role that Dern’s longtime friend Burt Reynolds was going to play but was unable ...

‘American Dreamer’ L.A. Film Festival Clip: Don’t Make Jim Gaffigan Pull This Car Over

‘American Dreamer’ L.A. Film Festival Clip: Don’t Make Jim Gaffigan Pull This Car Over Exclusive: Here’s the first look at American Dreamer, the new thriller directed by London Town helmer Derrick Borte and starring Jim Gaffigan. The pic from Storyland Pictures is having its world ...

Bruce Dern on ‘White Boy Rick,’ the Secret of Acting and Trying Always to Be Fair

Bruce Dern on ‘White Boy Rick,’ the Secret of Acting and Trying Always to Be Fair Bruce Dern is celebrating 60 years as an actor, having made his Broadway debut in the 1958 “Shadow of a Gunman” while studying with Lee Strasberg and Elia Kazan. This year, his film work includes ...

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Secures $500 Million Credit Facility

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Secures $500 Million Credit Facility Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has secured a $500 million credit facility. The independent film and television studio said it will use the money to make shows and movies, and will also rely on ...

‘The Sisters Brothers,’ ‘Operation Finale,’ ‘Galveston’ to Play at Deauville Film Festival

‘The Sisters Brothers,’ ‘Operation Finale,’ ‘Galveston’ to Play at Deauville Film Festival Jacques Audiard’s anticipated “The Sisters Brothers,” Melanie Laurent’s “Galveston” and Sahar Jessica Parker starrer “Blue Night” are among the 63 films set to play at the 44th edition of Deauville ...

Jacki Weaver Heads Cast of Stan Original Series ‘Bloom’

Jacki Weaver Heads Cast of Stan Original Series ‘Bloom’ Australia’s two-time Oscar-nominated actress Jacki Weaver heads the cast of sci-fi series “Bloom.” An original commission for Australian streaming platform Stan, the six-part series is produced by ...

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