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  • Mark Wahlberg's 'Deepwater Horizon' Set for Sept. 2016 Release

    Lionsgate has dated Mark Wahlberg's "Deepwater Horizon" drama for Sept. 30, 2016. J.C. Chandor, director of "All Is Lost," is directing the Summit-Participant Media movie centered around the oil rig tragedy. The companies acquired feature rights in...
  • Distributor A24 Secures $50 Million Credit Line for Expansion

    In a vote of confidence in the specialty film business, distributor A24 has secured a $50 million line of credit from Comerica and Union Bank of California. The two-year-old company said it will use the funds to build out its core film distribution...
  • Steve Martin to Receive AFI Life Achievement Award

    Steve Martin has been tapped as the 43rd recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award, to be presented at a June 4 gala. This is a good year for Martin, who received an Honorary Oscar last November and recently opened a new musical, "Bright Star" (which...
  • Film Review: Screen version of Highsmith novel proves fascinating

    Film Review: Screen version of Highsmith novel proves fascinating
    It’s no fun being the protagonist in a Patricia Highsmith novel. The late author’s work is drenched in cosmic irony: you may think you’re basically good, but you’re conning yourself, and God (or your superior force of choice) is...
  • Highsmith's 'Two Faces' caught director's eye

    Highsmith's 'Two Faces' caught director's eye
    American novelist Patricia Highsmith was a master of the psychological thriller who attracted the eye of so many filmmakers. Alfred Hitchcock's 1951 version of her first book, "Strangers on a Train," is one of his cinematic masterpieces. Rene Clement in...
  • J.C. Chandor's 'A Most Violent Year' to open AFI Fest

    J.C. Chandor's 'A Most Violent Year' to open AFI Fest
    AFI Fest is set to ring in "A Most Violent Year," with writer-director J.C. Chandor's New York crime drama making its world premiere as the festival's opening film. Bowing Nov. 6 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, the latest offering from the...
  • AFI Fest Sets Jessica Chastain-Oscar Isaac's 'A Most Violent Year' as Opening Night Film

    The AFI Fest has set the world premiere of J.C. Chandor's "A Most Violent Year," starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac, as its opening night film on Nov. 6 at the TCL Chinese Theater. "J.C. Chandor has put together a remarkable crime drama, which...
  • Oscar Issac, Catherine Keener to Star in David Simon's Civil Rights Miniseries for HBO

    HBO has given a greenlight to "Show Me a Hero," David Simon's long-percolating civil rights drama based on Lisa Belkin's book of the same name. The six-hour miniseries, which is penned by Simon and fellow former Baltimore Sun journalist/"The Wire" scribe...
  • HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon

    HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon
    The long relationship between HBO and David Simon will continue with the Baltimore filmmaker co-writing and producing "Show Me a Hero," a six-hour miniseries, for the premium cable channel. Based on the non-fiction book of the same title by Lisa Belkin,...
  • 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...
  • 3 Chicago actors cast in 'Wire' creator's newest project for HBO

    3 Chicago actors cast in 'Wire' creator's newest project for HBO
    A trio of actors with deep Chicago ties have been added to the cast of the HBO mini-series "Show Me a Hero," the latest project from David Simon. Longtime TV actor Jim Belushi, Steppenwolf co-founder Terry Kinney and Lakeview native and Columbia College...