Jessie McCormack has fashioned a likably off-kilter yarn focusing on dysfunctional small-town Southern folk and the hapless young traveler who becomes trapped in their midst.
Patric M. Verrone has won re-election to a two-year post as president of the Writers Guild of America West, garnering more than 90% of the ballots cast in the highest-ever margin of victory.
The Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema, the city's smaller, edgier film fest, has snared some of the top Canuck pics of the year for its 36th edition, running Oct. 10 to 21.
Rupert Murdoch vowed that News Corp.'s upcoming Fox Business Network would take a very different approach to business news than CNBC, casting the upcoming battle as Wall Street vs. Main Street.
CAA has emerged as the surprise winner in the tug of war for Liam Neeson waged between WMA and ICM after the exit of his longtime agent Ed Limato.