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  • Michael Douglas, Bucks screenwriter team for thriller

    When screenwriter Stephen Susco was a teenager, he used to hole up at the Barn Cinema in his native Doylestown to watch movies. He quickly discovered that many of his favorites had something in common: they all starred Michael Douglas. "I was a junkie...
  • 'Pixels' trailer: Pac-Man, Donkey Kong out for revenge

    'Pixels' trailer: Pac-Man, Donkey Kong out for revenge
    Remember those Space Invaders you systematically destroyed? Or being the Pac-Man gobbling up dots and being chased by ghosts? How about the barrels you jumped trying to catch Donkey Kong? Remember firing at those Centipedes crawling down the screen?...
  • 3-year-old abandoned at mall: Just a mix-up or more serious?

    3-year-old abandoned at mall: Just a mix-up or more serious?
    Three-year-old Audrey was left -- just her and her car seat -- at a Los Angeles mall this weekend in an incident with echoes of "Home Alone." In the plot of the 1990 comedy film, the McCallister family is in such a hurry to take their Christmas trip...
  • Four changes to fix 'Home Alone' for today

    Four changes to fix 'Home Alone' for today
    It's been 24 years since the Wet Bandits first were caught — if not red-handed — then torched, wounded, fractured and likely suffering brain damage from blunt-force trauma and arrested at a north suburban home by police wearing patches with...
  • Haim Saban Sets Animated Film Production Venture with Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan

    Saban Capital Group is diving deeper into film production with the launch of Zag Animation Studios, a partnership with director Chris Columbus, producer Michael Barnathan and kidvid entrepreneur Jeremy Zag. The studio will begin producing family films in...
  • 'A Walk in the Woods' starts shooting with Ken Kwapis at the helm

    'A Walk in the Woods' starts shooting with Ken Kwapis at the helm
    "A Walk in the Woods" has taken a big step forward. The long-planned adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998 memoir has begun production with director Ken Kwapis ("He's Just Not That Into You") at the helm, the film's backers, Wildwood Enterprises and Route...
  • BUSAN: CJ Entertainment Announces Next Year's Slate

    CJ Entertainment, which is enjoying its biggest ever year at the box office, has unveiled another powerhouse slate for 2014-15. Kicking off in December, it will release "Ode to My Father," a big-budget drama that marks the return to directing of JK Yoon,...
  • Adam Sandler's 'Pixels' Gets May 15, 2015 Release Date

    Sony Pictures has set sci-fi adventure "Pixels" for release on May 15, 2015 -- when it will open against Warner Bros.' "Mad Max: Fury Road" and Universal's "Pitch Perfect 2." "Pixels" stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Josh Gad and Peter...
  • India's Reliance: Still a DreamWorks Backer, But Hollywood Sojourn Has Cost a Fortune

    The Cannes Film Festival has always provided the perfect stage to make propitious announcements given the insatiable appetite of the world press that gathers in the South of France each year for the celebrated event. But even Cannes veterans were...
  • Daniel Radcliffe Wants a Career as a Director

    In this week's issue of Variety, Daniel Radcliffe talks about distancing himself from the "Harry Potter" franchise by starring on Broadway and in indies like "Kill Your Darlings" and the upcoming romantic comedy "What If." But the bigger goal, Radcliffe...
  • Pac-Man, Donkey Kong Among '80s Video Game Icons to Appear in Adam Sandler's 'Pixels'

    Disney has its "Wreck-It Ralph," now Sony has "Pixels," a family feature that includes characters from popular video games. Just days before it presents the film at San Diego Comic-Con, Sony has revealed an impressive roster of icons from '80s...