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  • Movie fiction mirrors fact for L.A.'s real-life 'nightcrawlers'

    Movie fiction mirrors fact for L.A.'s real-life 'nightcrawlers'
    Marc Raishbrook was showing off video of a bear when the news came. A public-transit accident. Exposition Line. Woman possibly trapped on the tracks. "Time to work," Raishbrook said from the back seat of his Dodge Charger. "Probably near Vermont," his...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal digs deep for gritty 'Nightcrawler' role

    Jake Gyllenhaal digs deep for gritty 'Nightcrawler' role
    In "Nightcrawler," Jake Gyllenhaal plays a man whose drive for success leads him to do despicable things. As Louis Bloom — a freelancer who sells graphic video footage of crimes and accidents to local news stations — he drives recklessly...
  • 'Nightcrawler' captures the noirish edge of L.A.

    Sometimes it’s hard to know what looms largest in Los Angeles: The sprawl of the city, the outsized egos of some of its residents or the industries that enable their ambitions. In the new film "Nightcrawler," Louis Bloom, played by Jake Gyllenhaal,...
  • CBS TV Inks Overall with 'Jane the Virgin' Director Brad Silberling

    Brad Silberling, the writer-director-producer who helmed the pilots of CW's "Reign" and "Jane the Virgin," has signed a two-year overall deal with CBS TV Studios, Variety has learned. Aside from "Jane" and "Reign," both of which hail from CBS TV Studios,...
  • Reese Witherspoon, from rom-com queen to 'Wild' woman

    Reese Witherspoon, from rom-com queen to 'Wild' woman
    Reese Witherspoon started crawling out of the romantic-comedy muck two years ago in "Mud," aptly titled given the situation. The actress wasn't even the costar — that place was taken by two Huck Finnish boys, Tye Sheridan and Jacob Lofland, who...
  • Darren Aronofsky and Scott Franklin Added to Produced By: New York Confab

    Hyphenate Darren Aronofsky and and his Protozoa Pictures partner Scott Franklin have been added to the speaker lineup for the Producers Guild's inaugural Produced By: New York confab on Oct. 25. The pair behind "Black Swan," "Noah," "The Wrestler" and...
  • Incentives and Stars Help California Keep Productions in the State

    One of the unshakable rules of Hollywood in recent years has been that as much as stars want to work in Los Angeles, they can't turn the tide against the lure of runaway production. But every now and again there's an exception. That could be true of...
  • Rene Russo didn't expect to reveal her bipolar disorder -- but she did

    Rene Russo didn't expect to reveal her bipolar disorder -- but she did
    Rene Russo surprised everyone on stage -- including maybe herself -- when she revealed during a taping of "The Queen Latifah Show" that she has bipolar disorder. Queen Latifah had asked Russo and her "Nightcrawler" costar Jake Gyllenhaal on Monday to...
  • An Icelandic dreamer gets his Viking on

    Directors get passion projects made all the time, but it’s rare that one from countries the size of Kentucky can make one in Hollywood, let alone at studio prices. A few years ago, I interviewed Baltasar Kormakur, an Icelandic director whose stock...
  • TV Review: 'The Affair'

    The pairing of Dominic West and Ruth Wilson alone would be enough reason for enthusiasm about "The Affair," a Showtime series that wraps infidelity in a mystery, then spoons out what happened in "Rashomon"-like dueling narratives. Launched behind...
  • Three Game-Changing Female Producers Make Sure Passion-Driven Films Hit the Screen

    Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families -- a status that's more Trivial Pursuit factoid than it is...