Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Flies Past Half A Billion Dollars

BURBANK–(Business Wire)–Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” continues to win at the worldwide box office. Soaring past $500 million after only five days in theaters with a total of $501.9 million and counting, the film joins a very rare group of movies that cross half a billion dollars in their […]

MAVIS! HBO Documentary About Legendary Soul Singer Mavis Staples, Debuts FEB. 29

Over a 60-year career spanning diverse musical genres and profound social change, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and 2016 Grammy nominee Mavis Staples has helped shape the soundtrack of the ‘60s, ‘70s and beyond. Celebrating the extraordinary gospel and soul music legend and civil rights icon, who rose to fame as lead singer of […]

Oscar-Winning Producer In New Thriller “The Hollow”

LOS ANGELES–Oscar-winning producer Lisa Bruce (The Theory of Everything) is back in a new thriller, “The Hollow,” written and directed by Miles Doleac (Banshee), Historia Films said this week. The film features an ensemble cast including James Callis (Battlestar Galactica), Jeff Fahey (Lost), Christiane Seidel (Boardwalk Empire), William Forsythe (The Bronx), Miles Doleac (Containment), William […]

Christopher Nolan Set To Direct ‘Dunkirk’

BURBANK–(BusinessWire)–Christopher Nolan will direct “Dunkirk” from his own original screenplay, Warner Brothers said today. An epic action thriller, “Dunkirk” is set during the legendary evacuation. The announcement was made by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production. The large scale film will be shot on a combination of IMAX 65mm and 65mm large format […]

Sandra Oh, Anne Heche And Alicia Silverstone Star In Catfight

MPI Media Group has wrapped production on Catfight, written and directed by Onur Tukel, one of the leading lights of the new American independent film, and produced by Gigi Graff. Catfight, which was shot in New York, will have an all-star cast including Anne Heche (Hung, Psycho and Six Days Seven Nights), Sandra Oh (Grey’s […]

BANSHEE Star Doleac Joins “Don’t Kill It”

LOS ANGELES–Banshee’s Miles Doleac has joined the cast of director Mike Mendez’s Don’t Kill It, currently shooting in Canton, Mississippi. Doleac, who joins Dolph Lundgren, Kristina Klebe, and Courtney Gains in the film, plays Agent Jackson, head of the FBI in the supernatural thriller. Dan Berk and Robert Olsen’s script fixes on an ancient demon […]

Red Carpet Rolled Out For World Premiere Of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

HOLLYWOOD–Actors John Boyega (L) and Carrie Fisher attend the world premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14 in Hollywood. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Disney)    

16 Animated Films Vie For Oscar

LOS ANGELES–Awards season is heating up with the announcement of sixteen animated feature films submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 88th Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the list of submitted features: “Anomalisa” “The Boy and the Beast” “Boy and the World” “The Good Dinosaur” […]

Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story

Packed with thrilling music, “Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story,” is a feature documentary about a gifted alto sax player and Charlie Parker’s protégé, Frank Morgan.   Morgan fell hard into heroin and got to be almost as good a conman and thief as he was a musician in order to feed his habit. […]

Will Ferrell And Amy Poehler To Star In New Line Cinema’s Latest Comedy

BURBANK–Principal photography is underway in Los Angeles on New Line Cinema’s yet-to-be-titled comedy starring Will Ferrell (“Get Hard,” upcoming “Zoolander 2”) and Amy Poehler (upcoming “Sisters,” TV’s “Parks and Recreation”), under the direction of Andrew Jay Cohen in his feature film directorial debut. After Scott (Ferrell) and Kate (Poehler) Johansen lose their daughter Alex’s college […]