| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Zach Studin has joined John Wells Productions as senior vice president of features.
He will be responsible for bringing in new material, packaging new and existing projects and managing productions. He will report to Claire Rudnick Polstein, president of...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:30 PM
It's no surprise that Disney's upcoming adaptation of "Into the Woods" will be less dark than its source material, but the pic will also feature major plot changes.
According to composer Stephen Sondheim, who wrote the music and lyrics for the less-than-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Stephen Sondheim has publicly revealed some of the plot changes that have been made in the movie version of his musical "Into the Woods," which Disney will release in December. Few people would risk the wrath of Disney's publicity department, but then...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:55 AM
She won the Oscar, and now she decorates People's Most Beautiful cover.
Lupita Nyong'o is having a big year.
There was no contest about this year's pick, People editorial director Jess Cagle told NBC's "Today."
"I'm flattered, but flattered sounds...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Weinstein Co. unveiled its upcoming slate at a market presentation in the Cannes Majestic Hotel on Friday afternoon, with COO David Glasser introducing Harvey Weinstein, who in turn introduced some of his stars in attendance -- Ryan Reynolds, Naomi...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:20 PM
It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday.
And it’s become...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Conventional Hollywood wisdom (for lack of a better word) holds that films featuring women in prominent roles don't perform as well as male-centric movies at the box office. But a new report from the number-crunching website FiveThirtyEight indicates that...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
During four decades, Annie Leibovitz has been a dominant force in portrait photography, first at Rolling Stone and then with increasing skill and vision at Vanity Fair and Vogue. At 64, Leibovitz works hard at it still and isn't ready for a broad career...
| May 2, 2014
After the solid hit of 1990's "A Home at the End of the World" — later made into an indie film starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — Michael Cunningham stunned the literary world with "The Hours" (1998), which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Apart from the surly old bandit referred to by the film's title, nearly all the characters of import in Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman" are women. Some, like the hardy pioneer embodied by Hilary Swank, demonstrate what fortitude it took to succeed on...
| May 18, 2014
| 4:04 PM
CANNES, France — A comedy black enough to pass for India ink and, unlike so many grotesque comedies of modern manners, a film with just enough moral seriousness to make it stick, director David Cronenberg's “Maps to the Stars” defies...