If ever there was an organization perfectly suited to piggyback on the current vogue for live public table-reads of screenplays, it would be the Black List, whose annual compilations of the most…
Spelling was the topic of conversation at Wednesday night's of Focus Feature's “Bad Words,” the dark comedy starring Jason Bateman as a bitter middle-aged spelling bee contestant. “I used to be good…
“It was something that I wanted to do for so long,” Jason Bateman said of his first directorial effort at the Variety Studio on Saturday. “Bad Words,” which recently debuted at the Toronto Film…
Focus Features has snapped up worldwide distribution rights to Jason Bateman's directorial debut “Bad Words,” portending an active buying session at the Toronto Film Festival. The deal was made at…
Jason Bateman stars in and directs this exuberantly foul-mouthed and mean-spirited comedy, an often uproarious model of sharp scripting and spirited acting.
Sundance darling "Afternoon Delight," comedian Jill Soloway's directorial debut, screened at ArcLight Cinemas in Los Angeles Aug. 19, and though attendees were well-dressed, the talk was all about…
This tiresomely vulgar outing should run out of B.O. gas once word gets out.
FX Networks will soon have a triumvirate of presidents, as longtime execs Nick Grad, Eric Schrier and Chuck Saftler have been upped to prexy ranks. Grad and Schrier have been upped to presidents of…
The Film Arcade and Cinedigm have acquired Jill Soloway's "Afternoon Delight," which won the directing award at Sundance in January.
Jennifer Aniston has signed on for Peter Bogdanovich's comedy "She's Funny That Way."
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%