“No Escape” director John Erick Dowdle is on board to direct action thriller “Six Minutes to Freedom,” based on the 1989 rescue of American Kurt Muse in Panama. Dowdle is writing the script with…
John Erick Dowdle
When John Erick Dowdle and his younger brother Drew Dowdle sat down at the premiere of their movie "No Escape" last week, it was the realization of a dream eight years in the making — one that had…
Universal’s found-footage thriller “As Above, So Below” has launched with a moderate $470,000 at late shows Thursday night in 1,805 theaters in the U.S. The number is in line with expectations for…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Imagine the excitement of the rolling-boulder opening scene in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" stretched to feature length, then subtract such vital ingredients as John Williams' pulse-elevating score…
Known for its big-budget tentpoles, Legendary Pictures is now ready to try its hand at lower budget fare, setting up the thriller “As Above, So Below.” John and Drew Dowdle will co-write the pic with…
BERLIN -- German distribs have continued to close acquisition deals in the wake of the Cannes Film Market.
Before the Cannes market was officially under way, Nick Meyer's Sierra/Affinity had secured a raft of pre-sales on Owen Wilson starrer "The Coup."
Selected titles from the market. . .
Pierce Brosnan has come onboard to star opposite Owen Wilson in Crime Scene Pictures' thriller "The Coup," with lensing set to start in October.
Thriller is nothing very special or original, but it gets the job done briskly and economically.
MADRID -- Spain's Filmax Entertainment has greenlit production on Paco Plaza's "REC Genesis" and Jaume Balaguero's "REC Apocalypse," Filmax chairman Julio Fernandez announced Monday.