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  • Eighth 'Star Wars' Movie to Shoot at Pinewood Studios

    LONDON -- "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has just finished shooting at Pinewood Studios, and the next "Star Wars" pic, the eighth film in the franchise, is already booked in to shoot at Pinewood as well, Ivan Dunleavy, CEO of U.K. production facilities...
  • Official live-action 'Cinderella' trailer debuts

    Official live-action 'Cinderella' trailer debuts
    This one is much more than a rotating glass slipper. The live-action version of the Disney classic "Cinderella" has its first full official trailer, released Wednesday on the Disney Move Trailers YouTube Channel.  The live-action tale comes 65 years...
  • ‘Cinderella’ trailer: Disney brings magic to live-action fairy tale

     
    The first trailer for Disney's live-action take on Cinderella is out, and from the looks of it, the film adheres […]...
  • Colin Callender's Playground Expands in the U.K.

    LONDON -- Louise Pedersen, the managing director of distributor All3Media Intl., is to join Colin Callender's Playground Entertainment in the newly created role of managing director of its U.K. operations, which are expanding. Pedersen will play a...
  • Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training

    Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training
    Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide on Monday at the age of 63, was an actor of prodigious comic gifts both on stage as a stand-up comedian and on-screen as an actor. What many of his fans may not know or remember is that behind his hyper...
  • Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth' revisited by Criterion Collection

    Violent, blood-soaked and filled with nudity, Roman Polanski's 1971 film version of "Macbeth" was intended to be a cinematic jolt -- a raw, realistic portrayal of medieval power plays that would be worlds away from the genteel restraint typically accorded...
  • Richard Attenborough, Oscar-Winning Director of 'Gandhi,' Dies at 90

    Richard Attenborough, who was honored for his helming and production of the 1982 Oscar best picture "Gandhi" but was best known to American audiences for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" and its first sequel as park creator John Hammond,...
  • 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas' Heads Back to Broadway

    The 1978 musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" will get its first Broadway revival next year in a new staging directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford (pictured above). Few details have been set for the upcoming production, other than a timeline...
  • Disney short 'Frozen Fever' coming in spring 2015, with new song

    A new cold front is approaching in the form of "Frozen Fever," a Disney animated short that will reunite the characters and creators of the blockbuster musical film "Frozen." Directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck and set for release in spring 2015,...
  • James Franco in 'Of Mice and Men' coming to cinemas in November

    The recent Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" starring James Franco received mixed to negative reviews from critics but nonetheless proved to be a box-office success, recouping its $3.8-million initial investment. In November, Franco...
  • Disney Developing Live Action 'Dumbo' Movie

    Disney is developing a live action "Dumbo," based on the animated classic of 1941. "Transformers: Age of Extinction" scribe Ehren Kruger is writing the script that will build a family tale around the circus elephant who is ridiculed for his enormous ears...