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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 […]...
  • '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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini open up about 'House of Secrets'

    Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini open up about 'House of Secrets'
    Film director Chris Columbus' arms are full. He's carrying a 496-page book, "House of Secrets," which he co-wrote with Ned Vizzini, bestselling young adult author of "It's Kind of a Funny Story." Columbus, known for directing "Home Alone" and the...