DreamWorks Studios Acquires Michael Crichton Book “Micro”

"Micro" by Michael Crichton (Graphic: Business Wire)

LOS ANGELES–(Business Wire)–DreamWorks Studios has acquired the film rights to the Michael Crichton novel, “Micro,” Michael Wright, CEO of DreamWorks Studios, said Friday. Frank Marshall is on board to produce, with Sherri Crichton and Laurent Bouzereau set as executive producers for CrichtonSun LLC. The high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii […]

Former Gov. Schwarzenegger Promotes New Terminator Film At Camp Pendleton

OCEANSIDE, CA - JUNE 14: The first fans in the U.S. to see a screening of TERMINATOR GENISYS at Camp Pendleton on June 14, 2015 in Oceanside, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures')

CAMP PENDLETON–Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger visited Camp Pendleton Sunday to promote his latest film,”Terminator Genesis.” Schwarzenegger screened his long-awaited film for hundreds of Camp Pendleton Marines who were eager to meet and snap photographs with theTerminator star. “Terminator Genesis” is the fifth Terminator franchise which launched in1984 with Schwarzenegger as the title character and spanned […]

Academy Award Winner Eddie Redmayne Cast In New Warner Bros. Film

BURBANK–Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne has been cast as Newt Scamander in Warner Bros. Pictures’ much-anticipated wizarding world adventure “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” “Eddie is a fearless actor, brimming with invention, wit and humanity. I couldn’t be more excited about the prospect of working with him as we start this new adventure […]

Mad Max: Fury Road Earns 109.4 Million Worldwide

Tom Hardy as Max Rockatansky in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' action adventure "Mad Max: Fury Road," a Warner Bros. Pictures release.  Photo: Jasin Boland

BURBANK–Riding on rave reviews and huge anticipation around the globe, Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “Mad Max: Fury Road” thundered at the worldwide box office with an opening weekend of more than $109.4 million, making it the #1 new release at the global box office. It is also the biggest opening ever for […]

Queen Latifah Talks About Her Starring Role In HBO Films’ Bessie, Debuting This Saturday‏

Queen Latifah

Oscar nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”) stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama BESSIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees (“Pariah”) from ascreenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland and Bettina Gilois. With a story by Dee Rees and Horton Foote, the film focuses on Smith’s transformation from a struggling young singer into “The […]

Black Sails’ Zach McGowan Stars In New Thriller Snapshot

Zach McGowan leads the cast of  new thriller Snapshot.

LOS ANGELES–Zach McGowan (Shameless, Black Sails) leads the cast of the confrontational new thriller Snapshot, on DVD and May 19 from Osiris Entertainment. Robert Loggia (Prizzi’s Honor, Scarface), Angela Little (American Pie Presents : Band Camp), Joyce DeWitt (Three’s Company), Michael Pare (Eddie and the Cruisers), Martin Kove (The Karate Kid), Angela Gots (Dark House), […]

FURIOUS 7: Best Action Thriller in Recent Years Sure to Keep Your Adrenaline Running High


By Danny R. Johnson LOS ANGELES – Vin Diesel is sometimes criticized for only playing “himself” in the movies, which is not a bad thing but can be quite misleading when you consider past stars like Steve McQueen, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne or Paul Newman weren’t primarily actors, but presences. They had a myth, a […]

American Sniper Highest-Grossing Film Of 2014

BURBANK–Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “American Sniper” has surpassed two more major milestones, emerging as the top-grossing domestic release of 2014. The film has also surpassed half a billion dollars worldwide, and still climbing. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Sue Kroll, President of Worldwide Marketing and […]

“American Sniper” Hits $200 Million At The Domestic Box Office

BURBANK–(Businesswire)–Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ Oscar-nominated mega hit “American Sniper” has surpassed $200 million worldwide at the domestic box office on only its tenth day in wide release. Following its record-breaking first weekend in wide release, the Clint Eastwood-directed film has continued to fill conventional and IMAX theatres nationwide. “American Sniper” took in […]

Black Leaders Raise Funds To Bring “Selma” To Students For Free


HOLLYWOOD–(Businesswire)– In an unprecedented effort led by a team of African-American business leaders in New York, organizations across the U.S. coordinated a massive national campaign to find African-American business leaders to underwrite free admission to the Golden Globe-nominated film “Selma” for students around the country. New cities Boston, Nashville, New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Sarasota, […]