When it comes to Universal's "Fast and the Furious" franchise, the cars have been as much of a star attraction as the actors behind the wheel.
Better Luck Tomorrow
Justin Lin's feature debut as a solo helmer, Better Luck Tomorrow, hit Sundance in 2002. Its subject matter wasn't too unfamiliar: a group of high-achieving Asian-American high school kids who lead…
Hardly a low-budget actioner in 2001, when it was made for around $38 million, "The Fast and the Furious" sequels now cost Universal Pictures north of $125 million for.
Imagine that you are 42 years old, your last three films earned over $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office, you have transformed a sagging franchise into a robust film series, and you are a native…
Perfect Storm has been building quietly, but look for it to break loudly in the weeks and months to come.
Score one for the underdog: Short-lived Broadway musical "Hands on a Hardbody" led the Broadway pack of nominations for the Drama Desk Awards, with the tuner racking up nine nods and tying with Off…
Diversity is the star of Ernesto M. Foronda and Silas Howard's "Sunset Stories," a deliberately nontraditional romantic comedy that embraces the sort of actors -- and characters -- typically…
Justin Lin has acquired film rights to David Henry Hwang's play "Chinglish" and plans to direct and produce via his Universal-based Barnstrom Pictures banner.
Bruno Wu's Seven Stars Film Studios and director Justin Lin have entered into a joint venture, Perfect Storm Entertainment, to create a slate of films.
Rhys Ifans, who plays the villainous Lizard in "The Amazing Spider-Man," is in negotiations to join Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in Susanne Bier's adaptation of Ron Rash's novel "Serena,"…
In a uncommon scheduling move, the Weinstein Co. has moved up "Apollo 18" from Jan. 6, 2012, to Aug. 26, the same date TWC plans to unspool "Our Idiot Brother."