Chair, Entertainment Department Production Practice
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Ben Affleck is no longer directing a feature version of Stephen King's post-apocalyptic novel "The Stand" for Warner Bros. and CBS Films with “Crazy Heart” director Scott Cooper on board to helm and…
A numbingly inane if cheerfully up-to-the-minute new entry in Dimension's never-say-die spoof franchise.
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"U.N. Me" damningly appraises the United Nations as an institution whose noble original mission has grown compromised by Kafkaesque bureaucracy, ineptitude, corruption and the influence of member…
"Rock of Ages" star Malin Akerman is set to play Blondie singer Debbie Harry in Randall Miller's indie "CBGB," the story of the influential New York music venue.
Part bromance, part sci-fi spoof and all a bit disappointing.
DreamWorks has launched an open casting call to fill the third lead role in Chris Pine-Elizabeth Banks drama "Welcome to People."
Thesp James Franco has optioned D.J. Waldie's memoir "Holy Land" for a potential feature. According to Waldie, Franco read the book in a class at UCLA and "it stuck in his memory."
Without Will Ferrell, Dan Rush's feature debut would be a tough sit. The actor makes it watchable.
As HBO scans the horizon for distinctive new programming, along comes "Eastbound & Down," a comedy whose most salient characteristic is its production auspices. Will Ferrell and his posse produce…
Set against the historical backdrop of Australia's penal colonies and unsolved disappearances in the Tasmanian wilderness, the stylish but derivative horror-thriller "Dying Breed," from debuting Oz…