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  • 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards, Legendary's Thomas Tull on Doing the 'King of the Monsters' Justice

    Hollywood can be a beast for anyone looking to establish a business. Movies and TV shows frequently fail. Financing can dry up instantly. And the outsized egos and conflicting agendas of insecure executives can drive anyone mad. So the long odds overcome...
  • Disney: 'We Actually See Growth in the Motion Picture Business'

    Add Bob Iger to the list of high-ranking Hollywood executives who still see the film industry as a growing business for their media companies. "We actually see growth in the motion pictures business," said the Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO during a...
  • Record Numbers of Chinese Executives Head For Cannes

    HONG KONG -- Chinese executives are expected to be in Cannes in record numbers this year. And the Cannes Market is making sure that they have plenty to do. "We expect Chinese executives to be the fourth or fifth biggest national group in Cannes when...
  • U.K.-Based MediCinema Uses Showbiz Connections to Build Movie Theaters in Hospitals

    Laughter may be the best medicine, but movies run a close second. At least that's what MediCinema has found. The U.K. charity builds movie theaters in hospitals, and screens the latest film releases for patients and their families for free. It recently...
  • Cannes: Peter Brant Bets Well on Tommy Lee Jones' 'Homesman' (EXCLUSIVE)

    To finance "The Homesman," a 1850s Western drama playing in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Tommy Lee Jones turned to some of his closest friends. Jones sent his old polo-playing comrade Peter Brant a copy of the script for the movie...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...
  • China's Fosun and Yu Dong To Buy Fox's Stake in Bona Film

    HONG KONG -- Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate that is poised to back Jeff Robinov's upstart Studio 8 company, is to increase its stake in producer, distributor Bona Film Group. At the same time Bona's chairman and CEO Yu Dong is to buy out...
  • 'Ride Along 2' pulls into Fort Lauderdale beach

    'Ride Along 2' pulls into Fort Lauderdale beach
    South Florida is going on a ride along. "Ride Along 2," the sequel to the 2014 Kevin Hart and Ice Cube buddy cop movie, is filming this week on Fort Lauderdale beach, giving residents and tourists alike front-row seats to the action. Many watched,...
  • Los Angeles Sees 33.7% Surge in 2nd Quarter TV Production

    A shift in the timing of TV production -- with more early summer premieres -- has led to a 33.7% surge in second-quarter TV activity in the Los Angeles region, according to a report by the FilmL.A. agency. The report showed 5,761 permitted days of TV...
  • One Thing Is Certain: A Fox-Time Warner Combination Would Get D.C. Scrutiny

    A Senate hearing on Wednesday was expected to focus on the proposed combinations of distribution giants Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV. Instead, news of Rupert Murdoch's idea to merge 21st Century Fox with Time Warner was the new...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Issue Statement: 'This Was Not a Crime'

    Through their attorneys, "Midnight Rider" filmmakers Randall Miller and Jody Savin issued a public statement in which they call the Feb. 22 train accident that killed Sarah Jones a "horrible tragedy and horrific accident" but say that they did not...