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Cannes Film Festival

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  • DreamWorks Taps 'American Pie's' Weitz Brothers for 'Like Father, Like Son' Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

    DreamWorks is moving ahead with its remake of Japanese child-swap drama "Like Father, Like Son," bringing on the writing team of Paul and Christopher Weitz. DreamWorks acquired English-language remake rights to "Like Father, Like Son" last year following...
  • Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Homesman' Gets Awards Season Release Date from Saban Films

    Saban Films will partner with Roadside Attractions to handle the U.S. theatrical distribution of "The Homesman," setting a Nov. 7 release date and planning an aggressive awards campaign. The new label acquired U.S. distribution to the Western drama,...
  • Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt

    Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt
    The Ukrainian prankster who struck actor Brad Pitt in the face at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie "Maleficent" will be charged with battery and assault, officials said on Friday. Vitalii Sediuk, a 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter infamous for...
  • Cannes Prize Winner 'Force Majeure' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to director Ruben Ostlund's "Force majeure" following its Un Certain Regard jury prize win at the Cannes Film Festival. "Force majeure" tells the story of a Swedish family vacationing in the...
  • Man accused of attacking Brad Pitt has prior celebrity controversies

    The 25-year-old man accused of battering Brad Pitt on the red carpet Wednesday night has been involved in previous red carpet controversies, including an incident earlier this month in which he crawled under actress America Ferrera's gown at the Cannes...
  • #YesAllWomen speaks: Isla Vista rampage spurs talk of male privilege

    #YesAllWomen speaks: Isla Vista rampage spurs talk of male privilege
    Last week’s tragedy in Isla Vista – the cold-blooded murder of two women, four men and the maiming of 13 others by a gunman who said he acted out of bitterness caused by years of sexual rejection — has set off a long overdue national...
  • Jan Schuette Tapped as Dean of AFI Conservatory

    Jan Schuette has been named the dean of the AFI Conservatory. He comes from the German Film & Television Academy in Berlin, a production-based conservatory where he has served as director since 2010. He will begin at AFI in the fall. In a statement,...
  • Q&A: Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval Discusses 'Welcome To New York"s Game-Changing Experiment

    PARIS- Cannes Film Festival did not find room for Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York," a fictional narrative based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn' sex scandal, in its official selection but that didn't keep the movie from making a large impact on VOD, scoring...
  • 'The Rover' Premiere: Producer Praises Robert Pattinson as 'Consummate Actor'

    After a starry premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce and director David Michod brought "The Rover" to The Regency Bruin Thursday. Michod told Variety that he hadn't been familiar with Pattinson's previous work. "Rob just came...
  • Joseph Losey's restored 'Accident' high on shock value

     Joseph Losey's restored 'Accident' high on shock value
    Based on a Nicholas Mosley novel adapted by Harold Pinter early in his screenwriting career (after a decade as a playwright), Joseph Losey's "Accident" shared the Grand Prize at the 1967 Cannes Film Festival. The film was restored by the British Film...
  • See great Italian films on the big screen

    Sip an espresso on the Via Veneto with Marcello Mastroianni. Dip your toes into the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Watch as Sophia Loren steams up the screen in a see-through nightie. Civic Theatre of Allentown will make it easy to revel in the...