New Regency and Walden Media are partnering to develop, finance and produce the musical family film "Santa Is Real." Stephen Chbosky ("The Perks of Being a Wallflower") is set to direct and Larry…
There was clear tension in the room when Bill Clinton started talking about the Defense of Marriage Act at the 24th GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. It erupted just once at the April 20 gathering…
In a year where several Spirit nominees were also Oscar-nommed, "Silver Linings Playbook" dominated the Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking best feature and lead actress for Jennifer Lawrence with…
Quentin Tarantino will be honored by the Santa Barbara Film Festival with the American Riviera Award on Jan. 30. The "Django Unchained" filmmaker is stepping in for Leonardo DiCaprio, previously…
West Coast bizzers find many reasons to shoot in the Keystone state
"Argo," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Life of Pi," "Lincoln," "Perks of Being a Wallflower" and "Silver Linings Playbook" have been tapped as finalists for the 25th annual USC Libraries Scripter…
Opting for a mix of mainstream and speacialty titles, members of the Writers Guild of America have nominated John Gatins for "Flight," Rian Johnson for "Looper," Paul Thomas Anderson for "The…
Desolate, depressed, exhilarated, tender, funny, heartbroken. "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" breathes in teen angst and breathes out the coming of adulthood with an unexpected joy.
"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" has been growing quietly for more than a month, becoming one of the best examples this year of an aggressive platform strategy.
A formula-hugging coming-of-age soaper whose fringe benefits include memorable perfs from its trio of young talents -- chiefly Emma Watson breaking type as a reformed bad girl -- and classy cameos…