In the initial stages of "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol," screenwriters Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec huddled with star Tom Cruise, director Brad Bird and producer J.J. Abrams hashing over…
Jay Baruchel thinks it's ridiculous that he and writing partner Jesse Chabot wound up working on two sports movies back-to-back, the hockey comedy "Goon" and "Baseballissimo."
It's no coincidence that every movie Kurt Johnstad writes is about warriors of one stripe or another, from the epic "300" and Relativity Media's upcoming "Act of Valor," starring active-duty Navy…
During her 17 seasons as a writer on "Saturday Night Live," Paula Pell has seen the pattern play out time and time again.
It's unlikely that many will look back on the state of the economy in 2011 and affectionately croon, "It was a very good year," but as Endgame Entertainment CEO Jim Stern prepares to take the stage…
After an arduous search, production designer Therese DePrez and director Park Chan-wook ("Oldboy") had finally settled on a mansion in Nashville to serve as the central location for the Fox…
Soundstages, incentives and safeguards against corruption
In FilmDistrict's "The Rum Diary," Puerto Rico gets a rare opportunity to play its (Eisenhower-era) self, showing off its pristine blue-water beaches, steamy tropical jungles, luxury hotels and…
Hollywood searches for stability as U.S. incentives rise and fall on budget cuts
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