Steven H. Smith, who worked on TV shows and movies in several camera positions, died July 19 of pancreatic cancer. He was 68. Smith was most recently director of photography for 16 episodes of “Weeds”…
Steven H. Smith
Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to an untitled comedy from Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow. Schumer is writing the script as a potential starring vehicle and Apatow will produce through his…
Film collector, curator and historian Fernando Pena figured he'd made the biggest discovery of his career when, back in 2008, he uncovered a complete print of the original, uncut version of Fritz…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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Disney and Marvel’s first TV crossover, “Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel,” will premiere on Disney Channel on Aug. 16. In the episode, Phineas and Ferb do everything they can to help Spider-Man…
PBS has ordered a pilot script from Dennis Leoni for a drama series “Alta California” as part of a new development deal. Leoni is the award-winning executive producer, scribe and helmer of…
Singer-actress Deanna Durbin, who was the highest-paid female star in Hollywood in 1947 but quit the biz the following year at the age of 26, has died, her fan club announced Tuesday. No date or…
"Short Term 12" is a film about scars, some physical, others emotional, but all examined with a sensitivity and understanding that cuts deep. Set in a group home for damaged adolescents where staff…
Jeremy Strong, who will next play assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in the JFK-themed pic "Parkland," is already caught in the middle of two awards juggernauts based on historical events.
"The Heat" could net Katie Dippold an awful lot of heat indeed when her spec, purchased by Peter Chernin for $600K, hits multiplexes next spring.
Directors learn a lot from their department heads
MADRID Two of Europe's primo production players, Studiocanal and Working Title, are teaming to produce thriller "Two Faces of January," the directorial debut of "Drive" scribe Hossein Amini.