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Michael Shannon

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  • 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer' Director Returns to Horror Genre

    Nearly 25 years have passed since John McNaughton's landmark true-crime horror film "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" snuck into U.S. theaters -- and that itself was long after its 1986 festival premiere, a protracted tussle with the MPAA accounting...
  • Film Review: 'The Harvest'

    Horror movies have given us no shortage of overprotective mothers over the years, though Samantha Morton takes that archetype to new extremes in "The Harvest," a powerful coming-of-ager with the potential both to scar and strengthen the psyches of an...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'They Came Together' ★★★

    Review: 'They Came Together' ★★&#9733
    The agreeable romantic-comedy critique "They Came Together" is occasionally very funny, and moderately funny the rest of the time. In mathematical terms that adds up to pretty funny or "funny enough." Director David Wain has worked in genre spoofs and...
  • EOne Goes Toe to Toe With Hollywood Majors in U.K.

    LONDON -- Entertainment One is well-placed to retain its position as the U.K.'s top independent distributor after a strong first half of the year, and a muscular slate for the remaining months. But, as Alex Hamilton, managing director, eOne Films U.K.,...
  • Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda

    Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda
    So Darko Tresnjak, you’ve just won a Tony Award for outstanding director of a musical, what are you going to do now? No, not go to Disney World, especially after your show “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” beat out “...
  • Meet Melissa Veal, wig maker at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

    Meet Melissa Veal, wig maker at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
    Maloo wears a purple shawl and granny glasses. Her hair, very important in the context of this story, is short, white, cute and swoops backward. She's 52, a native of Canada and warm. She keeps a coon hound curled at her feet and is prone to saying things...
  • Catherine Deneuve Joins Emmanuelle Bercot's 'Standing Tall' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Catherine Deneuve is set to reunite with "On My Way" helmer Emmanuelle Bercot for drama "Standing Tall," one of the buzzed-about French films on Elle Driver's Cannes slate. Powered by Adeline Fontan Tessaur and Eva Diederix, Paris-based Elle Driver has...
  • FilmSharks Snags International Rights to Animated Feature 'El Americano 3D'

    Guido Rud's FilmSharks has inked international sales rights to "El Americano 3D," billed as the first major U.S.-Mexico animated feature co-production. FilmSharks is shopping pre-sales in Cannes. Lisa Kudrow heads the voice cast of the family-targeted...
  • Malaysia's TGV, South Korea's Noori Strike Film Buying Pact (EXCLUSIVE)

    New Malaysian distributor TGV Pictures has struck an exclusive film buying arrangement with South Korea's Noori Pictures. Making its Cannes Market debut, TGV Pictures is the marketing and distribution arm of TGV Cinemas, Malaysia's second-largest...
  • CANNES: Michael Shannon-Nicholas Hoult Sci-Fier 'Young Ones' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to Jake Paltrow's sci-fi drama "Young Ones," starring Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning and Kodi Smit-McPhee. Screen Media is planning an October release for "Young Ones," which made its world...