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  • Play the Toronto film festival? It's an exacting calculation

    TORONTO--To most movie fans, the Toronto International Film Festival that kicks off Thursday is simply a showcase for many of the fall's most anticipated titles. But to the studios and filmmakers exhibiting these films, it represents something more...
  • Film Review: No absolution in 'Afternoon Delight'

    Film Review: No absolution in 'Afternoon Delight'
    The worst thing about “Afternoon Delight,” Jill Soloway's feature directorial debut, is its title: Does anyone want, or need, to be reminded of the Starland Vocal Band's one-shot 1976 hit? Once you get past that easily surmountable bump,...
  • Zurich to Honor Working Title's Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner

    Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner of British production company Working Title Films will receive Zurich Film Festival Career Achievement Award. Bevan will accept the Golden Eye on behalf of the duo on Oct. 2. Since its inception in 1992, Working Title's 100...
  • Toronto: Saoirse Ronan's 'How I Live Now' Arrives

    In 2007, producer Charles Steel saw 12-year-old Saoirse Ronan in "Atonement" and thought that in a few more years, she's be right to play the lead part of an adaptation of Meg Rosoff's near-future novel "How I Live Now." "We'd already been developing...
  • Hamptons Fest to Honor Working Title's Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner

    The Hamptons Intl. Film Festival has tapped Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, co-chairs of U.K. production company Working Title Films, to receive the fest's annual Golden Starfish Award for lifetime achievement. The duo receive the kudo for a track record...
  • FilmDistrict's Schlessel to head Focus Features as Schamus departs

    FilmDistrict's Schlessel to head Focus Features as Schamus departs
    In an overhaul of its Focus Features imprint, Universal Pictures is installing FilmDistrict founder Peter Schlessel as the new head of the specialty movie label. James Schamus, Focus' current chief executive, will leave the company. Schlessel,...
  • Revamped Focus Features Led By Peter Schlessel Relocating To L.A.

    After co-founding Focus Features 11 years ago, CEO James Schamus was told by parent company Universal Pictures that he no longer had a job. Universal chairman Donna Langley delivered the bad news to Schamus Wednesday morning in a face- to-face meeting...
  • Focus Features Shake-Up Blurs Forecast for Specialty Biz

    It's a brave new indie world. Last week's startling news that Focus Features was losing its leader, moving out of its New York headquarters and absorbing another indie distributor with a mandate to release movies that have a more global appeal,...
  • Stephenie Meyer talks about 'The Host'

    In the midst of separating a generation of young female readers into Team Edward and Team Jacob, Stephenie Meyer, author of the wildly popular "Twilight" novels, started a new book called "The Host." Published by Little, Brown in 2008, "The Host" is a...
  • British director Joe Wright to direct 'Fifty Shades'?

    British director Joe Wright to direct 'Fifty Shades'?
    British director Joe Wright has become a known commodity in Hollywood for coaxing stylish yet substantive literary adaptations such as “Atonement,” “Pride & Prejudice” and “Anna Karenina” onto the screen. His next...
  • Getting to know Neil Gaiman

    Getting to know Neil Gaiman
    AUSTIN, Texas — In Neil Gaiman's passport case, on a scrap of paper beside his green card, are two verses of an unfinished work called "Pirate Stew." "I assume it's for kids," Gaiman said. "But it's only two verses... and it just sits there, and...