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  • 'Agents of SHIELD' Season 2 Preview: Showrunners Tease New Faces, Old Enemies

    ABC and Marvel's "Agents of SHIELD" is moving to a later timeslot in its second season (it's set to premiere at 9 p.m. on Sept. 23), and that shift exemplifies a small but meaningful recalibration in the show's mechanics -- a transition to an older, wiser...
  • Toronto Festival Market Swells, But Will It Yield Any Hits?

    Two splashy deals have revived a slow market for films at this year's Toronto Film Festival. Buyers and sellers were getting concerned that no one would reach for their checkbooks until a pair of Scott Rudin produced pictures sparked bidding wars among...
  • Toronto: Samuel L. Jackson's Action Movie 'Big Game' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has acquired U.S. rights to action-adventure "Big Game," starring Samuel L. Jackson as the president of the United States. EuropaCorp paid $4 million for the rights to "Big Game," which premiered in the Midnight Madness section of...
  • 'El Niño' Surges at Spain's B.O.

    MADRID - The boy beat the man. Fox-released Spanish action thriller "El Nino," a foreign-language highlight on Studiocanal's Toronto slate, will very shortly join the highly select slate of movies - Hollywood fare and local hits - that have punched more...
  • Entertainment One, Trailer Park Boys Celebrate With Toronto Film Festival Bash

    Entertainment One rolled out the blue carpet Sunday evening for its annual Toronto Film Festival bash, which has been steadily growing in size over the years, much like the company itself. Just before the festival, the company announced it had bought...
  • Toronto: Image Acquires Adam Sandler's 'The Cobbler'

    RLJ/Image Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Adam Sandler's fantastical "The Cobbler" for $3.5 million. The deal was closed Tuesday at the Toronto Film Festival, several days before the comedy-drama was due to screen in the Special Presentations...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • Ariana Grande, The Who Among Stars Set for 'Stand Up to Cancer' Telethon

    How do you make cancer entertaining? Ask Joel Gallen. The exec producer of the biennial "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon along with Gwyneth Paltrow, he must craft an hourlong program that's meaningful enough to elicit donations for cancer research -- and...
  • Hollywood Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers: 'One of a Kind'

    Pioneering comedian Joan Rivers died on Thursday after going into cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, and Hollywood quickly took to social media to pay their condolences. "She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends,"...
  • Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' Set with The Weinstein Co.

    The Weinstein Company is re-teaming with Quentin Tarantino on his upcoming Western "The Hateful Eight" with shooting starting in January and a release set for the fall of 2015. The announcement is not a surprise, given that all of Tarantino's films...
  • Weinstein Co. to distribute Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

    Weinstein Co. to distribute Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'
    The Weinstein Co. is bringing Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" to the big screen -- the very big screen. The company announced Wednesday that it will handle worldwide distribution for the writer-director's post-Civil War western, which will be...