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  • Jennifer Jason Leigh Tapped for Female Lead in Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

    Quentin Tarantino is in talks with Jennifer Jason Leigh to play the female lead in his next pic, "The Hateful Eight." Leigh was rumored for the role early on, and after meeting with other women, Tarantino appears to returned to the actress he...
  • Even with Samuel Jackson, 'Kite' fails to take off

     Even with Samuel Jackson, 'Kite' fails to take off
    The dippy dystopian action film "Kite" isn't bad because Samuel L. Jackson is in it, but the ubiquitous star's umpteenth phoned-in badass is certainly an indication of how inconsequential the whole enterprise is. Adapted from a Japanese anime, the...
  • Luc Besson's EuropaCorp Sets TV Pact with Slingshot Global Media

    David Ellender's Slingshot Global Media has set a series development pact with EuropaCorp Television Studios. Deal calls for the companies to co-develop and co-finance two projects per year. Both companies are focused on projects with international...
  • Sarah Jessica Parker Set To Topline 'All Roads Lead to Rome'

    ROME - Sarah Jessica Parker ("Sex and the City") will play the lead role in romcom "All Roads Lead to Rome," which Swedish director Ella Lemhagen ("The Crown Jewels," "Patrick Aged 1,5") will direct. Rome and L.A.-based AMBI Pictures, headed by Andrea...
  • AFM Lures 90 New Buyers, Led by South Korea (EXCLUSIVE)

    The 35th American Film Market will see 70 new exhibiting companies and 90 new buyers when it opens in Santa Monica on Nov. 5 for an eight-day run. The new buyers represent 35 different countries and more than 80 nations are set to be represented....
  • 'Into the Storm' Director Enlists in Navy SEAL Thriller 'The Lake' (EXCLUSIVE)

    EuropaCorp has hired "Into the Storm" director Steven Quale for its underwater action-thriller "The Lake." The upcoming project, written by EuropaCorp topper Luc Besson and "The Equalizer" screenwriter Richard Wenk, focuses on a group of Navy SEALs...
  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ plot details: Tony Stark’s plan backfires

     
    “Avengers: Age of Ultron” ranks as one of the most hotly anticipated releases of 2015 — and now, it's become […]...
  • TV Review: PBS' 'The Boomer List,' Epix's 'Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football'

    With documentaries, subject matter is often half the battle. Yet two interesting topics are mostly squandered in projects premiering on Sept. 23, with PBS' "The Boomer List" having little to say and Epix's "Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football"...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' and more

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 21 - 27, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES NCIS Gibbs and McGee (Mark Harmon, Sean...
  • 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...