New Line Cinema’s “Annabelle” Surpasses $150 Million Mark


BURBANK–New Line Cinema’s “Annabelle” has surpassed the $150 million mark at the worldwide box office, earning more than $166.1 million to date and counting. Director John R. Leonetti’s supernatural thriller, produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, enjoyed the largest opening weekend this year at the domestic box office for a horror film, at $37.1 […]

Film “One Chance” Available On Yahoo Screen

(L-R) James Corden and Colm Meaney.
Photo: Liam Daniel

LOS ANGELES–Yahoo and The Weinstein Company announce today that following a successful ten-day pre-theatrical release, the film “One Chance” will continue to be available on Yahoo Screen until November 9. “Our fans love the movie and the unique opportunity to experience it online through Yahoo. After watching the film on Yahoo myself, I see how […]

Celebs Hit The Red Carpet At Academy’s Hollywood Costume Luncheon

Photo by Jordan Murph /©A.M.P.A.S.

Gwyneth Paltrow shines at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Hollywood Costume private luncheon, hosted by Annette Bening, Crystal Lourd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Elizabeth Wiatt on October 8 at the Wilshire May Company Building. The event was sponsored by W Magazine and Bang and  Olufsen.    

San Diego Film Festival List Recipients Of Audience And Competition Awards‏

Actor Alan Arkin accepts the Gregory Peck Lifetime Achievement Award at the tribute at the San Diego Film Festival on September 27 in San Diego. Photo by Vivien Killilea/WireImage)

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Film Festival unveiled its full line up of 2014 Competition and Audience Award recipients. The 13th edition of the festival was held from September 24 through September 28 in San Diego, with a special tribute night event Variety’s Night of the Stars: A Tribute that took place on September 25.         […]

83 Countries In Competition For 2014 Foreign Language Film Oscar

LOS ANGELES–A record 83 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 87th Academy Awards.  Kosovo, Malta, Mauritania and Panama are first-time entrants. The 2014 submissions are: Afghanistan, “A Few Cubic Meters of Love,” Jamshid Mahmoudi, director; Argentina, “Wild Tales,” Damián Szifrón, director; Australia, “Charlie’s Country,” Rolf de Heer, […]

SGN, Digital Entertainment To Launch “The Book Of Life: Sugar Smash” Mobile Game


LOS ANGELES–SGN, one of the largest independent game developers worldwide, and Fox Digital Entertainment have partnered to launch “The Book of Life: Sugar Smash,” the official mobile game for the upcoming animated film, The Book of Life, in theaters October 17. This is SGN’s first collaboration with a major Hollywood studio on a simultaneous game […]

Winners Announced For Academy Nicholl Fellowships‏

LOS ANGELES–Three individual writers and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  Each individual winner and the combined writing team will receive a $35,000 prize, the first installment of which will be distributed at an awards presentation on November 13, at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn […]

Film “Motivational Growth” To Be Released September 30

"Motivational Growth" is released September 30

Portland, OR–A new trailer has been released for Don Thacker’s sleeper festival-hit Motivational Growth, starring genre-legend Jeffrey Combs. The film will hit VOD worldwide on September 30 (via Devolver Films and Indiecan Entertainment in Canada), Blu-Ray and DVD in Canada on the same date, and DVD in the U.S. the following week (via Parade Deck Films), on […]

“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 […]