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  • Wong Kar-wai's Jettone Hires Winnie Lau for Int'l Production Role

    HONG KONG -- Winnie Lau has been appointed head of international co-production and distribution for Jettone, the production and talent management company created by Wong Kar-wai. Lau is a 13 year veteran of Fortissimo Films, where she was recently VP...
  • Colin Farrell says he will star in 'True Detective' Season 2

    Colin Farrell says he will star in 'True Detective' Season 2
    Colin Farrell will star in the second season of HBO's "True Detective" -- according to Colin Farrell.  The roguish Irish actor is apparently not one for keeping secrets. He leaked the news this weekend to Dublin's Sunday World newspaper, saying  “...
  • How Sony Pictures Classics Survived the Indie Film Biz

    One key advantage of running a film company together is that it's possible to be two places at once. That came in handy on a recent night at the Toronto International Film Festival when Michael Barker and Tom Bernard, the co-presidents of Sony Pictures...
  • Vin Diesel Shares First Photo of Paul Walker in 'Fast and Furious 7′

    "Fast and Furious 7" star Vin Diesel has shared the first photo of his late co-star, Paul Walker, from the Universal action sequel. Walker died last November during a break in production on "Fast and Furious 7," after the car he was a passenger in hit a...
  • New Distributors Saban, Broad Green, Bleecker Street, Clarius Shake Up Indie Scene

    Four months into its existence, Saban Films made a serious statement at the Toronto Film Festival as it bought three films -- John Travolta's "The Forger," Taylor Lautner's "Tracers" and Hayden Christensen's "American Heist." "That's what we were here to...
  • Ti West's 'The Sacrament' finds horror in a realistic cult tale

    Ti West's 'The Sacrament' finds horror in a realistic cult tale
    Filmmaker Ti West has emerged as one of the freshest voices on the indie horror scene with films such as "The House of the Devil" and "The Innkeepers," knowingly playing with audiences' expectations and the genre rule book. So with his most recent film,...
  • Film Review: 'Out of Mind, Out of Sight'

    Multiple Emmy-winning Canadian documentary veteran John Kastner offers a companion piece to his "NCR: Not Criminally Responsible" with "Out of Mind, Out of Sight." Where the 2013 film followed one patient's difficult readjustment to society after...
  • Michael Moore Returns to Toronto With 'Roger & Me's' 25th Anniversary

    Michael Moore will hit the 2014 Toronto Intl. Film Festival for a special 25th anniversary screening of his 1989 documentary "Roger & Me," and will participate in a keynote conversation to kick off the industry conference's two-day doc event. "Roger &...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Is Toronto Film Festival Losing Its Awards Mojo?

    Toronto's lineup, announced Tuesday, has awards pundits drooling in anticipation, but here's some free advice: Wipe away the drool and manage your expectations. A few years ago, the Canadian fest was the focus of many awards campaigns. But the...
  • 'Beyond the Edge,' about scaling Everest, fails to aim high

    'Beyond the Edge,' about scaling Everest, fails to aim high
    "Beyond the Edge," an exhaustive (and sometimes exhausting) look at the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest, premiered last year at the Toronto International Film Festival, pegged to the 60th anniversary of the feat. Its late arrival in theaters...