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  • AFI Fest: Wahlberg's 'Gambler' doesn't break the bank

    After the world premiere of Mark Wahlberg's new movie, "The Gambler," Monday night at the AFI Fest, a five-minute highlight reel of the actor's career played for the audience at the Dolby Theatre before Wahlberg came on stage for a post-screening Q&A....
  • Elwes, Highland Film Group Board Roth's 'The Stranger'

    Producer Cassian Elwes ("The Butler," Werner Herzog's "Queen of the Desert") has boarded Guillermo Amoedo's "Eli Roth Presents The Stranger," produced by Eli Roth, Nicolas López and Miguel Asensio, that has just won the first Blood Window Best Ibero-...
  • Three Game-Changing Female Producers Make Sure Passion-Driven Films Hit the Screen

    Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families -- a status that's more Trivial Pursuit factoid than it is...
  • No front-runners for the best picture Oscar. Yet.

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented its best picture Oscar this year on March 2 — almost six months after many pundits, with varying degrees of certainty, had named the harrowing, historical drama "12 Years a Slave" as the de...
  • 'Shameless' Actress Emma Greenwell Joins 'Pride Prejudice and Zombies' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Emma Greenwell has joined the cast of "Pride Prejudice and Zombies" starring Lily James, Douglas Booth and Jack Huston. Pic also stars Bella Heathcote and Sam Riley. Filming will start in September. Cross Creek Pictures, which has a distribution deal...
  • With 'Madam Secretary,' Tea Leoni returns to series TV after 16 years

    With 'Madam Secretary,' Tea Leoni returns to series TV after 16 years
    When the secretary of State invites you into bed, it's hard to say no. At the end of a long week filming the new CBS drama "Madam Secretary," Ta Leoni is exhausted. Because there are few comfortable places available on the makeshift Brooklyn soundstage...
  • Academy Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' imperfect 10 at the Oscars

    Academy Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' imperfect 10 at the Oscars
    It tied with "Gravity" for most Oscar nominations — 10. But when all was said and done Sunday night, David O. Russell's "American Hustle" came away with zero gold statuettes. In a roller-coaster season, "American Hustle" rode more highs and lows...
  • Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival

    Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival
    The Academy Award-nominated writer and director Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right," "High Art") will serve as guest director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. The festival takes place June 11-19 in downtown L.A....
  • David O. Russell's 'Joy' set for 2015, Jennifer Lawrence to star

    David O. Russell's 'Joy' set for 2015, Jennifer Lawrence to star
    David O. Russell and Jennifer Lawrence are looking to bring "Joy" to the world for Christmas next year. Fox has set a Dec. 25, 2015, release date for the film, a rags-to-riches tale based on the life of Miracle Mop inventor Joy Mangano. A holiday...
  • TV pilots are still on the networks' radar

    Spring is the time of year when much of the TV business slaves away on pilots, with actors and crews often pulling 14-hour-plus workdays to deliver sample episodes in hopes that, come May, the networks will add their series to their fall lineups. But...
  • Lisa Cholodenko Set as Guest Director for L.A. Film Festival

    The Los Angeles Film Festival has tapped filmmaker Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right," "High Art") as guest director. The festival, now in its 20th anniversary, takes place June 11-19 in downtown Los Angeles. Past guest directors include David O....