Michael Shannon has signed on to the upcoming Broadway revival of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” joining a cast that already includes Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne and John Gallagher Jr. Oscar nominee Shannon (“Revolutionary Road,” “Man of Steel,” “Boardwalk Empire”) was last on Broadway in 2012 play “Grace,” and his numerous Off Broadway credits include… Read more »
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Vevo is looking to grow its Internet music-video business in Latin America markets, inking a pact with Internet Media Services (IMS) to act as its ad rep in the region. Vevo will work with Miami-based IMS to sell ads in Mexico and Latin American countries including Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Peru. The companies will offer… Read more »
LONDON – The first image has been released from the World War II movie “Anthropoid,” which is headlined by “Fifty Shades of Grey” star Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy. Director Sean Ellis is shooting the film on location in the Czech Republic. New cast members to sign up to the production include Toby Jones (“Infamous,”… Read more »
LONDON — France’s ARP Selection and Switzerland’s LookNow! Filmdistribution have acquired local distribution rights to Lars Kraume’s Nazi-hunter drama “The People vs. Fritz Bauer,” which world premieres at the Locarno Film Festival in the Piazza Grande next week. Munich-based sales agent Beta Cinema is handling world sales on the film, which is the true story… Read more »
Sebastian, Disney’s calypso-inclined crustacean, may despair at “Little from the Fish Shop,” a sly update of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid” in which his catchy counsel to remain underwater goes entirely unheeded.
ROME — The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a potentially strong lineup with enough studio/specialty titles toplining A-list stars, including Jake Gyllenhaal (“Everest”), Johnny Depp (“Black Mass”) and Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”), to boost its role as a classy awards-season platform, plus new works by Charlie Kaufman, Alexander Sokurov, Amos Gitai, and Marco… Read more »
Exactly two months before his Sept. 28 “Daily Show” debut, and just about one week prior to Jon Stewart’s final bow, Trevor Noah entertained a crowd full of reporters and critics at an intimate comedy show hosted by Comedy Central Tuesday evening, as a special event for the annual Television Critics Association press tour. Donning… Read more »
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A few TV anchors were not happy with Cara Delevingne, and it made for one cringe-worthy interview. The model and actress appeared on “Good Day Sacramento” to promote her film “Paper Towns,” and the interview grew tense as she seemed less-than-enthusiastic and the anchors called her out for it. One of the anchors starts the… Read more »