A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. White House Down Distributor: Sony It's open season on 1600 Pennsylvania…
Demarest Films and Cinedigm have formed a co-acquisition and distribution partnership that will launch with the release of “Short Term 12,” starring Brie Larson. The alliance is aimed at combining…
“Maleficent” actor Sam Riley has inked with WME. Riley was recently seen in “On the Road” and “Byzantium.” He is repped by Tavistock Wood Management. *** Inphenate has signed Michael Benson for…
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Roadside Attractions has dated Steven Knight’s Jason Statham starrer “Redemption” for a limited release on June 28. The action film, which originally was titled “Hummingbird,” marks the directorial…
Legit play licensing orgs Samuel French and Daryl Roth Theatrical Licensing have teamed up for an initiative called "30 Years of Charles Busch — A Celebration," a national push that aims to get more…
Recognizable thesps and creatives are on the roster of the 2013 Tribeca Festival's 33-film Spotlight section, with the 23 world preems on tap including Melissa Leo in "Bottled Up," Paul Rudd and Paul…
Tom Holland spent months in a water tank playing a boy undergoing the most harrowing of circumstances -- being swept up in the 2004 tsunami while vacationing in Thailand.
Having established herself as one of the leading dramatic actresses of her generation with turns in "Atonement" and "The Lovely Bones," Saoirse Ronan is looking to try her hand at lighter fare, as…
Blame Anne Rice for the vampirization of popular culture, says Neil Jordan, who himself has made a pair of vampire pics 18 years apart.
Lacking the requisite scares, and blood, that entice gorehounds, this handsome, femme-driven Irish-Brit co-production is likely to fall between mainstream and arthouse categories among the several…
Joe Wright's 'Anna Karenina,' Dustin Hoffman's 'Quartet,' others head to Canadian film festival.