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  • 'Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor' gets two-night run in theaters

    'Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor' gets two-night run in theaters
    The big "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary celebration will happen worldwide at the same time, but in case it comes at an inconvenient time, a second night has been added. "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" will screen on TV and in select movie theaters...
  • Musician biopics can score, but often languish in development

    Music biopics often seem ubiquitous, but it's not always easy to drum up movies about famous tune-smiths. Take Don Cheadle's in-the-making movie about the jazz trumpet player and composer Miles Davis, which he's been trying to get started for years....
  • 'Game of Thrones' and 'Breaking Bad' Steal the Show at AFI Lunch

    An SRO crowd formed a spontaneous love-in for the great film and TV offerings of 2013 at Friday's AFI Awards luncheon, but the biggest reactions were reserved for clips of "Game of Thrones" (the Red Wedding) and "Breaking Bad" (the series finale). The...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'The Butler' Score Big in NAACP Nominations

    The NAACP announced nominees for its 45th annual Image Awards, with Weinstein Co. nabbing 17 bids in the film categories thanks to "The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," followed by Fox Searchlight, with seven, for "12...
  • Berlin: Octavia Spencer, Quvenzhane Wallis and Diane Kruger Join 'Fathers and Daughters' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Octavia Spencer, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" star Quvenzhane Wallis and Diane Kruger have joined Voltage Pictures' "Fathers and Daughters" opposite Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, and Aaron Paul. "Fathers and Daughters," a Black List script penned by...
  • Berlin: Crowdfunding Catches on With European Filmmakers

    Crowdfunding films in Europe is still in its infancy, but some enterprising producers have launched campaigns, using a few opportunities not yet available in the U.S. -- and are facing a different set of challenges. American filmmakers have mainly used...
  • Berlin: Altitude Distribution Adds Five Titles to Slate

    Altitude Film Distribution has added five titles to its first theatrical slate. The latest additions are "Love Is Strange," "Fruitvale Station," "The Nightmare," "All Cheerleaders Die" and "Bolshoi Babylon." "Love Is Strange," which receives its...
  • Glenn Close, Sophie Nelisse, Octavia Spencer Join 'The Great Gilly Hopkins'

    BERLIN -- Rising Hollywood star Sophie Nelisse ("The Book Thief," "Monsieur Lazhar") will play the title role in "The Great Gilly Hopkins," joined by Glenn Close, Kathy Bates, Danny Glover and Octavia Spencer ("The Help"). WestEnd Films is selling the pic...
  • 'Budapest' Stars Banter Through Berlin Intro

    BERLIN -- A dream cast of top European and U.S. thespians hammed it up for the assembled press pack as they presented Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" as the light-hearted opener of the 2014 Berlin Film Festival. Bill Murray, who has appeared in...
  • Berlin: Soccer Documentary 'Next Goal Wins' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Ketchup Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to soccer documentary "Next Goal Wins," the directorial debut of Mike Brett and Steve Jamison, and plans a spring theatrical release. K5 Intl. is selling "Next Goal Wins" at Berlin. It recently struck...
  • Berlin: Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach Join Stephen King Adaptation 'Cell'

    Isabelle Fuhrman ("The Hunger Games") and Stacy Keach have come on board the movie version of Stephen King's "Cell," opposite John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. International Film Trust, the sales agency arm of Benaroya Pictures, is selling the...