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Chris Columbus

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  • Astoria, Ore., gets ready to celebrate 'The Goonies' 30th anniversary

    “The Goonies,” a charming action-comedy that’s a cross between “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Tom Sawyer,” has developed a cult following since it was released in 1985. And one of the main locations, the...
  • Should 'Jersey Boys' Have Cast Movie Stars?

    When Hollywood brings a Broadway show to the big screen, the first casualty is usually the stage actors. This dates back to 1964′s "My Fair Lady," which passed Julie Andrews over for Audrey Hepburn (with Marni Nixon dubbing the singing). Idina...
  • Joe Dante talks ‘Gremlins,’ movie magic at Hero Complex Film Festival

     
    The beloved horror-comedy “Gremlins” might be turning 30 this year, but at a late afternoon screening at the fifth annual […]...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel in the Works

    Fox 2000 has tapped "Elf" scribe David Berenbaum to write a sequel to the 1993 comedy hit "Mrs. Doubtfire," with Robin Williams attached to reprise his starring role and Chris Columbus to return as director. The original movie, which was based on the...
  • 'Mrs. Doubtfire' sequel is in the works; Robin Williams to return

    "Mrs. Doubtfire" is getting a sequel: After more than 20 years, Robin Williams will be dusting off the floral-print dress, silvery wig and latex mask. Fox 2000 is developing a follow-up to the 1993 comedy hit, with Williams and director Chris Columbus...
  • Ned Vizzini dies at 32; author wrote openly about his depression

    Author and television writer Ned Vizzini, who achieved fame at a young age but also wrote openly about his struggles with depression, took his own life Thursday in Brooklyn, said a spokeswoman for the chief medical examiner of New York. He was 32. His...
  • Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario Celebrate 'Percy Jackson' Sequel

    At the July 28 Southampton premiere of Fox's "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," returning cast members went back to their characters' roots. Literally. "I dyed my hair blond for this one because the fans had an outcry after the first movie," said brunette...
  • 'Percy Jackson' sequel aims to appease gods of the box office

     'Percy Jackson' sequel aims to appease gods of the box office
    When "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief" came out in 2010, it was met with angry fans and disappointed critics. Moviegoers were upset that the story veered from the bestselling novel by author Rick Riordan, and critics deemed the Christopher Columbus-...