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“Hacksaw Ridge,” the tale of wartime heroism that marks Mel Gibson’s return to directing, is poised to shoot in Australia.
Yes, you’re supposed to feel uncomfortable with this storyline.
An exciting example of Iranian independent filmmaking, one that gives hope for the future.
Mad Hatter Entertainment is developing a movie project about the 1978-79 Boston College point-shaving scandal. Michael Connolly’s production company has acquired movie rights to David L. Porter’s “Fixed: How Goodfellas Bought Boston College Basketball.” The point-fixing scheme, which was orchestrated by mobster Henry Hill of the Lucchese crime family, involved several Boston College players attempting… Read more »
Fox is going back to the 1830s and is developing “Flashman,” a movie based on the period novels by George MacDonald Fraser and setting it up with Ridley Scott’s Scott Free and Peter Chernin’s Chernin Entertainment. The series was first published in 1969 and centers on Sir Harry Paget Flashman, who first appeared as the bully… Read more »
Relativity will release Christian music documentary “Hillsong – Let Hope Rise” on May 29. Earlier this year, Warner Bros. pulled the movie from its April 1 slot after Alcon Entertainment was unable to close the deal for the rights. The movie is directed by Michael John Warren (Jay-Z’s “Fade to Black”) and focuses on the… Read more »
Who will be taking over TV next season? The 2015-16 cycle is shaking out with some of Hollywood’s biggest names landing pilots — Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker and Luke Wilson, to name a few. Television stars, movie stars, reality personalities, comedians and a even late-night host are heading into the scripted small screen. Click through the… Read more »
An amiable schnook attempts a little nastiness to assert his rights in the weakest of Gianni Di Gregorio’s three features.
Focus Features has released the first trailer for Ryan Reynolds’ sci-fi thriller “Self/Less,” five months ahead of its July 31 opening. The film is about a terminally ill billionaire, played by Ben Kingsley, who buys a chance for eternal life through an experimental underground medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the cadaver of a… Read more »