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  • CANNES: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tye Sheridan in Iraq War Drama 'Yellow Birds'

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Tye Sheridan and Will Poulter are starring in Iraq war drama "The Yellow Birds." The story centers around two soldiers, a 21-year-old played by Cumberbatch and a teenager played by Sheridan, who meet in boot camp on the eve of their...
  • Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions

    Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions
    It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday. And it’s become...
  • CANNES: Red Bull's CineMater Inks Pact with Warner Bros. for German-language Territories

    CANNES -- Red Bull Media House's recently launched theatrical production arm CineMater has inked a distribution pact with Warner Bros. Germany for German-speaking territories. The partnership starts with Gerardo Olivares helmed "The Way of the Eagle,"...
  • CANNES: Jeremy Renner Bolsters Production Company in Deal with Demarest, Kilburn

    Demarest Films and Kilburn Media have partnered on a first-look overall deal with Jeremy Renner's The Combine production banner. The actor founded The Combine in 2011 with writer-director Don Handfield. The new pact will cover the Combine's overhead...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Les Combattants'

    Aggression, not affection, sparks romance in "Les Combattants," a promising feature debut that already had members of the French film establishment touting newcomer Thomas Cailley as the next big thing prior to its premiere in the Directors' Fortnight...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to play 'Hamlet' in London in 2015

    Benedict Cumberbatch to play 'Hamlet' in London in 2015
    Benedict Cumberbatch will return to the London stage next year to play the mopey prince of Denmark in a new production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet," which will run at the Barbican theater. The casting was confirmed Wednesday and will be the "Sherlock" actor'...
  • Amy Adams' 'Big Eyes' Set for Awards Season

    The Weinstein Co. has dated "Big Eyes," starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz, for a Christmas release in the U.S. -- positioning it for an awards season push. In the film, Adams portrays Margaret Keane and Waltz plays her husband Walter Keane, who...
  • Sean Penn Directing Charlize Theron in Africa-Set Drama

    Sean Penn is on board to direct Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem and Adele Exarchopoulos in Africa-set romance-drama "The Last Face." River Road's Bill Pohlad will produce and finance. Bill Gerber and Matt Palmieri will also produce. Penn will direct from...
  • MTV Movie Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
  • Zai Bennett to Leave BBC Three to Join BSkyB's Sky Atlantic

    LONDON -- Zai Bennett, controller of the BBC's youth channel, BBC Three, is to leave to become director of BSkyB's Sky Atlantic. BBC Three has won four BAFTAs in two years: best factual for "Our War," seasons one and two, best drama for "The Fades,"...
  • London Theater Review: 'Birdland'

    Hyper-alert Andrew Scott is ideal casting for Paul, the central role of "Birdland," the latest play by Simon Stephens ("The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"). We never hear him sing but he's wholly convincing as a young-ish rock icon on a...