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  • How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'

    How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'
    You're Ted Melfi, a first-time filmmaker, and you've written a movie about a cantankerous old guy who comes to realize the meaning of his life through the help of a lonely 12-year-old neighbor kid. It's called "St. Vincent," and you think Bill Murray...
  • Film4's New Chief David Kosse Speaks to Variety About Challenges of Role

    LONDON -- U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 revealed today that the new chief of its filmmaking division, Film4 -- which has backed Oscar-winning pics like Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" and Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" -- would be David Kosse, who is...
  • David Kosse Named Chief of Channel 4's Movie Production Arm Film4

    LONDON -- David Kosse has been appointed as director of Channel 4's feature filmmaking division Film4. Kosse joins from Universal Pictures where he is president, international, and will take up his new post on Nov. 1. Kosse will oversee the...
  • Olivier Theyskens to leave Theory

    Olivier Theyskens to leave Theory
    Designer Olivier Theyskens is leaving Theory, the label he joined as artistic director in 2010. [Fashionista] Androgynous model Andrej Pejic has been cast as one of Ariel's sisters in the Sofia Coppola live-action film version of "The Little Mermaid."...
  • Gia Coppola's 'Palo Alto' conjures restless, unformed youth

     Gia Coppola's 'Palo Alto' conjures restless, unformed youth
    Written and directed by Gia Coppola, "Palo Alto" is adapted from a collection of short stories by James Franco and conjures a delicate, very specific sense of middle-class adolescence, the indeterminate, nascent feelings of the teenage years. Small...
  • Amazon Adds Teen Dramedy 'Spectacular Now' Under Exclusive A24 Pact

    Amazon.com is now streaming comedy-drama "The Spectacular Now," starring Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller, exclusively to Prime Instant Video customers under its content-licensing deal with distributor A24. Teen love story "Spectacular Now," directed by...
  • 67th Cannes Film Festival Opens With 'Grace' and Style

    Riding out of a storm of much-publicized controversies and mixed reviews, "Grace of Monaco's" premiere may not ended like a fairy tale, but it managed to deliver a fairly glamorous Cannes opening night. Onscreen royal couple Nicole Kidman and Tim Roth...
  • CANNES: Will 'Leviathan' Win the Palme d'Or?

    Before the first competition title had even unspooled at this year's Cannes Film Festival, more than one oddsmaker suggested that there was already a serious frontrunner for the Palme d'Or, and it was clearly Naomi Kawase. A Cannes competition regular...
  • Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors

    Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors
    Sarah-Violet Bliss acknowledges some frustration with fielding questions, yet again, about being a female filmmaker, about how the vast majority of movies seem to be directed by men, and about whether that will stop being the case any time soon. "I...
  • Emma Watson downplays 'Little Mermaid' casting rumors 'for now'

    Emma Watson downplays 'Little Mermaid' casting rumors 'for now'
    After news reports surfaced last week that Sofia Coppola is in talks to direct a live-action adaptation of "The Little Mermaid," media outlets and fans quickly began speculating that Emma Watson, who worked with Coppola on "The Bling Ring," would be an...
  • WWE Studios to Co-Produce Vince Vaughn Thriller 'Term Life' (EXCLUSIVE)

    WWE Studios has joined PalmStar Media Capital to co-finance and co-produce the Vince Vaughn thriller "Term Life" that Peter Billingsley will direct and Universal Pictures will release in 2015. The film is currently lensing, and co-stars Jon Favreau and...