Variety's critics debate the highs and lows of an unusually paranoid and post-apocalyptic summer movie season.
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With DreamWorks’ “Robopocalypse” stalling out, Sony is looking to move in with there own robot uprising movie as Greg Berlanti is set to direct the sci-fi pic “Epsilon.” Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick…
Philip Seymour Hoffman will star in John Slattery’s indie drama “God's Pocket” with Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks and John Turturro co-starring. Slattery, in his feature directing debut…
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Melissa McCarthy has been chosen as CinemaCon’s Female Star of the Year. The kudo will be presented April 18 at CinemaCon’s awards ceremonies at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. McCarthy will star in Fox…
Taran Killam has been tapped to star in a pair of new indie pics during his summer hiatus from "Saturday Night Live."
Sean Faris has signed to star as Clyde Barrow in indie feature "The Story of Bonnie and Clyde" from Cypress Moon Studios.
Warner Bros. is getting "Haunted," buying Eric Kripke's spec script and setting up the project with Greg Berlanti through Berlanti Prods. and Kevin McCormick via his Langley Park banner.
Lionsgate has enlisted funnymen Thomas Lennon, Rob Huebel and Rob Corddry for its low-budget laffer "Rapturepalooza."
Barry Josephson ("Life As We Know It") is developing a feature version of James King's family drama "Bill Warrington's Last Chance."
Aiming to fill the niche for high-end specialty films, veteran exhibitor Daniel Crown and indie producer Daniela Taplin Lundberg have launched Gotham-based Red Crown Prods. for development and…
Christina Hendricks ("Mad Men") is going for a ride with Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan, inking a deal to star in indie pic "Drive."