BookPals (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) is a national program administered by the nonprofit Screen Actors Guild Foundation. Its goal is to foster students' imagination and connection to…
Billion Dollar Filmmaker: Justin Lin
This is a guest column from Chad Gutstein, chief operating officer at Ovation, a cable channel devoted to arts and entertainment. Television is a public good. We forget that sometimes, but it's true…
Along with the news and announcements from Comic-Con come the rumors, and one intergalactic rumor has sent "Star Wars" fans into a flurry. Lucasfilm recently denied allegations that J.J. Abrams is…
Continuing to break records for Universal Pictures, "Fast & Furious 6" has crossed the $500 million marker at the worldwide box office, which is the fastest for any film in the studio's history.
Faithful fans and passersby alike should be more than pleased by this superior piece of classical action craftsmanship.
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.
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.
Transactional attorneys include Harry "Skip" Brittenham, P. John Burke, Stan Coleman, George Cooke, Jay L. Cooper, Jacqueline Eckhouse, Craig Emanuel, Matt Galsor, Cliff Gilbert-Lurie, Joel A. Katz…