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  • Campaign for Sweetened California Incentives Receives Hollywood Push

    With a key legislative vote looming in Sacramento, backers of improving California's production tax credit have honored 32 Emmy-nominated shows for shooting in Los Angeles rather than going to incentive-rich locations. In a Thursday gathering at the 1600...
  • Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons Join Jesse Owens Film 'Race'

    Focus Features has officially acquired domestic rights to the Jesse Owens biopic "Race," with Jason Sudeikis and Jeremy Irons joining the cast. Stephan James will play Owens with Stephen Hopkins directing the pic. The pic is based on the true story of...
  • Chicago actor cast in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

    Chicago actor cast in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'
    The upcoming Marvel adaptation of “Ant-Man” starring Paul Rudd will also feature Chicago theater actor-turned-filmmaker David Dastmalchian, whose semi-autobiographical indie “Animals” (which examined addiction with a sly and...
  • A Look Inside the Weird World of Tim and Eric's Abso Lutely Prods.

    As film majors at Temple U., future Abso Lutely Prods. co-founders Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (aka "Tim and Eric") were already on the fast track to becoming a comic force with which to be reckoned. "We kind of bonded, started making videos...
  • Venice Film Festival To Open With Alejandro G. Inarritu's 'Birdman'

    ROME - Alejandro G. Inarritu's "Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance," toplining Michael Keaton, will open the Venice Film Festival. The black comedy, about a washed-up actor (Keaton) who once played an iconic superhero and must overcome his ego...
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame 2015 Honorees Revealed

    Will Ferrell and Melissa McCarthy are among the 30 honorees selected to receive a star on Hollywood's the Walk of Fame in 2015, the Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced Thursday morning. Jennifer Garner, Peter Jackson, Eugenio Derbez, Daniel...
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • Jason Sudeikis in Talks to Join Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig in Heist Movie

    Jason Sudeikis is in talks to join Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig in Relativity's untitled armored car project, formerly known as "Loomis Fargo." The movie, to be released Aug. 14, 2015, is set to begin production in July with Jared Hess...
  • What if Marvel directors cast their former stars?

    What if Marvel directors cast their former stars?
    When Adam McKay was announced, and then unannounced, as a contender to direct "Ant Man," moviedom's hive mind began racing at the possibilities. Did that mean Will Ferrell could potentially star as the insectoid hero? Could John C. Reilly could play his...
  • Judi Dench, Matthew Morrison Join 'Tulip Fever'

    The Weinstein Company has added Judi Dench and "Glee" star Matthew Morrison to the cast of historical drama "Tulip Fever," set in 17th century Amsterdam. It's the 10th film that Dench has done for the Weinsteins. Dench will play the Abbess of St. Ursula'...
  • It's a baby girl for Jenna Fischer of 'The Office'

    It's a baby girl for Jenna Fischer of 'The Office'
    Jenna Fischer is keeping busy after finishing work at "The Office." She's recently given birth to another child. The actress, who played affable secretary-turned-saleswoman on the long-running NBC mockumentary, welcomed her baby girl in late May and...