“Wild,” “You’re Not You” To Headline San Diego Film Festival‏

Cast from the film, "You're Not You."

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Film Festival has announced today that WILD starring Reese Witherspoon will be the opening night film at the festival on September 24, while “You’re Not You” starring Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum and Josh Duhamel will be the closing night film on September 27. Duhamel will also be in attendance for the screening. […]

Warner Bros. Pictures Crosses Billion-Dollar Mark At Domestic Box Office

BURBANK–(Business Wire)–Warner Bros. Pictures became the only film studio in history to earn more than $1 billion at the domestic box office for 14 years in a row. In fact, the division has crossed the billion-dollar mark for 15 of the past 16 years, Dan Fellman, Warner Bros. Pictures’ President of Domestic Distribution said on […]

Leprechaun: Origins Set For Limited Release This Month

LOS ANGELES–Leprechaun: Origins, starring WWE Superstar Dylan “Hornswoggle” Postl, will have a limited theatrical run on August 22 after an enthusiastic reception at this year’s San Diego Comic Con International where fans were given a sneak peek at footage from the reimagined franchise. The move is intended to support promotional efforts during the film’s multi-platform release on August 26 for Digital HD, […]

Marvel Launches Products Inspired By “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy”

GLENDALE–(Business Wire)–Marvel Entertainment in conjunction with Disney Consumer Products (DCP) unveils an action-packed product collection to celebrate Marvel’s epic space adventure, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, in theaters August 1. Best-in-class licensees including Hasbro, LEGO, Disguise, Her Universe, Café Press, Mad Engine, Just Play, KidDesigns, Hot Wheels, Rubie’s, C-Life and Jay Franco as well as The Disney Store and […]

13th Annual San Diego Film Festival Returns To San Diego

SAN DIEGO–The 2014 San Diego Film Festival will launch on September 24 to 28, with award-winning independent films, filmmakers, actors, panels and parties. The Festival, now in its 13th year and featuring more than 100 film screenings, will be held at the Reading Theater in Downtown San Diegos Gaslamp Quarter, 701 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, […]

Man From Reno Wins Best Narrative Feature At Los Angeles Film Festival

Photo by Ron Koeberer/Eleven Arts

LOS ANGELES–Filmmaker Dave Boyle’s cross-cultural mystery Man From Reno received the Best Narrative Feature Award today at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival. The film follows a Japanese crime novelist (Ayako Fujitani) as she investigates a murder in San Francisco. Man From Reno was produced by Ko Mori of Eleven Arts Inc and written by Dave Boyle, Joel Clark, and Michael Lerman. […]

Disney Studios ‘Maleficent’ Concludes London And Hollywood World Premieres Prior To May 30 Official Release

Members of the MALEFICENT cast pose for a picture at the Hollywood, CA premiere held May 28, 2014 at the El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA. (Photo courtesy of Disney Studios)

  HOLLYWOOD —  “Maleficent” explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty” and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s newborn infant […]

Academy To Celebrate 25the Anniversary Of Spike Lee’s ‘Do The Right Thing’

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LOS ANGELES–The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the seminal film “Do the Right Thing” with writer-director Spike Lee and members of the film’s cast and crew at two special screening events on June 27 in Los Angeles at the Bing Theater. Lee’s groundbreaking third feature, set on […]

Fans Have A Chance To Be In Star Wars: Episode VII

J.J. Abrams announces "Force for Change" Campaign to Benefit UNICEF's Innovation Labs and Programs (Photo: Business Wire)

LOS ANGELES–(Business Wire)–Today in a special video message from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams announced the creation of Star Wars: Force for Change, a brand new Star Wars initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm in collaboration with Bad Robot dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. The first Star Wars: Force for […]

Liberty Studios’ ‘Walking With The Enemy’ Glows With Human Warmth and Unquenchable Passion for Hope and Survival

L-R: Producer and Director Mark Schmidt with Karl Backus discussing a scene on the filming of WALKING WITH THE ENEMY.

  By Danny R. Johnson SAN DIEGO–The young and vivacious Elek Cohen, the lead character played by Jonas Armstrong in the San Diego based Liberty Studios’ April 25, 2014 World Premiere film Walking With The Enemy, is the eldest son of a Jewish Hungarian Rabbi living in 1944 German occupied Hungary during WWII, is not […]