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Chris Columbus

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  • 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...
  • IM Global Taps 'Parkland' Producer as Production President

    IM Global has tapped veteran producer Matt Jackson as president of production of the sales-financing-production banner. Jackson had been U.S. president of production for Exclusive Meidia with producing credits including "Parkland," "Dark Places," "End of...
  • Ned Vizzini, TV Writer and Author, Dies at 32

    Writer Ned Vizzini, whose novel about teenage depression was adapted into the Zach Galifianakis film "It's Kind of a Funny Story," died Thursday in New York. The New York city medical examiner said he committed suicide. Vizzini's book "It's Kind of a...
  • Writer Ned Vizzini has died at 32

    Writer Ned Vizzini died Thursday at age 32 in New York, the city's medical examiner has confirmed. Vizzini committed suicide. Vizzini was a successful young adult author who had found a place in Hollywood. He published his first book, "It's Kind of a...
  • Why the 'Catching Fire' Movie Is Better than Suzanne Collins' Novel

    (SPOILER ALERT: This piece reveals key plot details from "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.") More than once over the past several years, during the steady diet of teenage wizards and emo vampires that we have come to call moviegoing, I've felt...