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  • Terrence Howard to Lead Lee Daniels' Hip-Hop Drama Pilot for Fox

    Terrence Howard is reuniting with "The Butler's" Lee Daniels and Danny Strong on "Empire," the duo's hip-hop drama pilot for Fox, Variety has learned. Howard will play industry heavyweight Lucious Lyon, the tough but wise patriarchal figure in the family...
  • 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...
  • China B.O Strength Boosts Quota Chatter

    BERLIN - A strong start to the year at the Chinese box office has helped spark speculation of change to the regime that controls the import of foreign movies - two years after the last change to the quota regime. Any easing of the quotas would be...
  • Review: 'Jesus People' goes on a holy roller-coaster ride

    Review: 'Jesus People' goes on a holy roller-coaster ride
    The world of Christian pop music gets the "Best in Show" and "A Mighty Wind" treatment in the clever, consistently amusing mockumentary "Jesus People." The film, an offshoot of a Web series made popular on FunnyOrDie.com, brings together a deft...
  • 'Snowpiercer' to Open L.A. Film Festival

    The Los Angeles Film Festival has set Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" as the opening night film on June 11, two weeks before the film's U.S. release from Radius-TWC. The festival, now in its 20th year, is centered in downtown Los Angeles at L.A. Live and...