“Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn has tapped “Frutivale Station” star Melonie Diaz for his new horror film, “The Belko Experiment,” set up at MGM. Gunn made the announcement Wednesday on…
The Carmel Art and Film Festival will honor Melonie Diaz with the "Breakout Actress of 2013" Award at their annual Women in Film luncheon and fundraiser, which will take place Oct. 12 in Carmel…
Last year's Sundance grand jury winner earned four Oscar noms. "Fruitvale Station" has a different set of hopes.
Michael B. Jordan knew all about the murder of Oscar Grant by Bay Area police officers even before he read Ryan Coogler's script. "I remember the incident when it happened in 2009, and I remember…
America Ferrera, Common, Ann Dowd and Melonie Diaz have joined the cast of Ryan Piers Williams' “X/Y,” his follow-up to his 2010 Sundance debut “The Dry Land.” Additional cast in the relationship…
The Weinstein Company is wrapping up a deal to acquire "Fruitvale," a drama based on a tragic true story that was written and directed by 26 year-old USC grad Ryan Coogler.
Best viewed as an ode to victim's rights, this well-intentioned drama forgoes nuanced drama for heart-tugging, head-shaking and rabble-rousing.
Kevin Durand and Chad Michael Murray are set to play a pair of police officers in the timely indie drama "Fruitvale," which has also added Ahna O'Reilly to its ensemble cast.
In what amounts to the last major sale out of this year's Sundance, IFC Films has acquired all North American rights to director Michael Mohan's romantic comedy "Save the Date," from Gilbert Films…
Teasingly unpredictable and carelessly uneven in equal measure, "I'll Come Running" is a curious Texas-Denmark, semi-romantic-comedy/semi-tragedy hybrid that could have used some fine-tuning.