Focus Features is moving ahead on a Fela Kuti biopic, attaching Andrew Dosunmu to direct its drama about the Nigerian musician. The Cine Mosaic production is produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher and Leigh…
An intimate crowd gathered for the screening of Focus Features' latest pic, "Closed Circuit," at the Tribeca Grand Hotel Aug. 19. "Thank you to Edward Snowden for helping keep it alive," Focus…
Focus Features has promoted president Andrew Karpen to co-CEO, and has signed a new multi-year contract with CEO James Schamus. Karpen has served as president of Focus since 2006 and joined the…
Egyptian auteur Ibrahim El Batout ("Winter of Discontent") will this week start shooting Cairo-set action thriller "The Cat," about human organ trafficking in Egypt, with Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing…
From agents to TV executives to Internet provocateurs, and digital mavens to film producers and creatives, these are the New Yorkers who are revitalizing Gotham's rich showbiz legacy.
Warner Bros. has released the latest trailer the highly-anticipated Superman reboot, "Man of Steel." Starring Henry Cavill and directed by Zack Snyder, "Man of Steel" opens nationwide June 14.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals handed a victory to Hollywood studios on Thursday when it ruled that the website isoHunt was liable for “inducing” the download of infringing TV shows and movies. In…
I have always been impressed by the ability of top film directors to project an aura of invincibility -- did they all take the "Aura 101" course in film school? Directors must not be challenged on…
"It's a nice human scale movie, it's not 'Transformers' so they don't have that expectation for it," Tina Fey said of Focus Features' "Admission."
The Norwegian Film Institute has distribbed production coin totalling NOK59.4 million ($10.9 million) to seven local pics, including Liv Ullmann's "Miss Julie" and Bent Hamer's "1001 Grams."