Adam Leon, the fast-talking first-time director of no-budget crowdpleaser "Gimme the Loot," wants to take audiences on a ride, he says. "People think that means 'The Fast and the Furious,' which I…
No stranger to tackling stories with a supernatural feel, “Pirates of the Caribbean” scribe Stuart Beattie is set to adapt the fantasy “Daughter of Smoke and Bone” for Universal. Joe Roth is on board…
Half crinoline romance, half crusty military-history lesson, “Emperor” goes behind the scenes immediately following Japan's surrender in World War II to reveal the delicate negotiations that allowed…
Never mind the inherent titular redundancy: “The Last Exorcism Part II" is a generally effective sequel to the 2010 sleeper that injected at least a little new life into the heavily taxed…
Incentives, treaties, soft money and straight grants help producers raise money, ink pacts
Composer Thomas Newman knew that scoring "Skyfall," the 23rd James Bond movie and the one marking the 50th anniversary of the 007 franchise, would be a challenge. But he didn't realize how big a task…
Christopher Plummer's virtuosity and ability to command a stage have never seemed more secure in "A Word or Two," his current one-man show at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.