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  • Toronto: 'Prisoners' Director Makes 2-Year Deal With Alcon

    On the eve of the Toronto Intl. Film Festilval, Alcon Entertainment and "Prisoners" director Denis Villeneuve have closed a two-year overall deal. The deal calls covers Villeneuve's writing and directing services over that period and can be extended by...
  • 'Iron Man' Writers Enter Sci-Fi Mystery TV Project for Alcon, 'The Expanse'

    "Iron Man" and "Children of Men" scribes Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby will script the pilot of "The Expanse," based on a series bestselling novels written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, for Alcon Television Group. There have been three books in the...
  • Venice Film Review: 'A Promise'

    A French director working with British actors and pre-WWI German setting could theoretically make a film that rises above Europudding mediocrity, but that potential goes unrealized by "A Promise," Patrice Leconte's unpromising first foray into English-...
  • Toronto: 'Salinger' Adds Thursday Screening

    Shane Salerno's "Salinger" (TWC), about the famously elusive literary legend J.D. Salinger, has been added to the Toronto International Film Festival slate, it was announced on the eve of the festival kick-off. The documentary, which screened earlier...
  • Toronto: Tom Hanks' 'Hologram' Heading for Early 2014 Shooting

    A movie version of the Dave Eggers novel "Hologram for the King," starring Tom Hanks, is headed for a first-quarter start of production, with "Cloud Atlas" director Tom Tykwer helming from his screenplay. Lotus Entertainment made the announcement on...
  • Roger Ebert: The Last Critic Who Mattered?

    This week's opening night tribute to the Toronto Film Festival's chief cheerleader, the late Roger Ebert, will beg a key question: Can anyone fill his shoes? No other critic ever possessed the international platform of his TV gigs, his visibility or his...
  • Toronto: New details of The Cronenberg Project Unveiled

    New details of The Cronenberg Project, the Toronto International Film Festival's multi-platform celebration of Toronto filmmaker David Cronenberg, were unveiled by festival CEO and director Piers Handling and artistic director Noah Cowan Thursday on the...
  • Toronto: Alcon's New Take No 'Prisoners' Attitude to Films

    Alcon Entertainment isn't playing it safe any more. The 15-year-old production-financing banner - known for such middle-of-the road fare as "The Blind Side," "P.S. I Love You" and "Dolphin Tale" - has veered away from the safety zone with Friday premiere...
  • 'Prisoners' trailer: Hugh Jackman gets his revenge on

    It's every parent's worst nightmare: the disappearance of a child. It's also the subject of the new movie "Prisoners," starring Hugh Jackman, Viola Davis and Jake Gyllenhaal. If there's any comfort to be gleaned from the trailer, it's that Jackman is on...
  • Frank Sinatra documentary coming to HBO

    Frank Sinatra documentary coming to HBO
    HBO is backing a new four-hour documentary on Frank Sinatra being touted as “the definitive portrait of our era’s greatest performer." The miniseries will be directed by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney. The untitled film is a collaboration...
  • 'Memphis' reportedly to be turned into a movie musical

    'Memphis' reportedly to be turned into a movie musical
    The recent movie musicals "Nine" and "Rock of Ages" both tanked at the box office, but that apparently isn't stopping producers from investing in an effort to adapt the Tony-winning "Memphis" for the big screen. "Memphis" will be turned into a movie...