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    Andrew Adamson's 'Shelved' Launches China-New Zealand Production Alliance (EXCLUSIVE)

    New Zealand-born director of “Shrek,” Andrew Adamson has joined forces with Tim White to produce “Shelved,” a major live action-CGI fantasy film. The picture about two slacker robots who fret about being replaced by humans, is to be set up as a New Zealand-China co-production with a production budget in the range of $20-40 million. [...]

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    Robert Zemeckis to Direct Adaptation of Roald Dahl's 'The Witches' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Robert Zemeckis is in final negotiations to direct Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic book “The Witches,” studio sources tell Variety. Sources say a deal is expected shortly. Zemeckis will also pen the script, with his partner Jack Rapke producing through their banner ImageMovers, along with Alfonso Cuaron and Guillermo del Toro. Del Tor had long [...]

  • Morgan Neville

    Director Morgan Neville on the Mr. Rogers Movie That Will Make You Cry

    Kleenex should consider cutting Morgan Neville in on a commission. The Oscar-winner for his 2013 documentary “20 Feet From Stardom” is currently making audiences across the country weep with his documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” The film paints a loving tribute to Fred Rogers, the host of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood,” a man who believed [...]

  • 'Uncle Drew' Review: Kyrie Irving Takes

    Film Review: 'Uncle Drew'

    You know that feeling when you go to the megaplex, buy your ticket, then hit the concession stand to order a bucket of popcorn and a large soda, only to discover that they carry only Pepsi products? Effectively playing catch-up in the on-screen marketing game ever since Coca-Cola bought Columbia Pictures in 1982, Pepsi has [...]

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    Box Office: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' to Devour $130 Million in Debut

    “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” has some dino-sized footprints to fill at the domestic box office. Though the sequel will fall short of its predecessor’s monstrous debut, “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” will easily score a triple-digit launch. The Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment film is stomping toward a domestic debut around $130 million to $140 million when [...]

  • Carlo ChatrianLocarno International Film Festival programme

    Berlin Film Festival Set to Hire Locarno Chief Carlo Chatrian as Artistic Director

    The Berlin Film Festival appears set to hire Locarno fest chief Carlo Chatrian as its new artistic director, replacing outgoing director Dieter Kosslick. The decision to hire Chatrian comes after a protracted search for a replacement for Kosslick, whose mandate expires on May 31, 2019. Though Chatrian has been selected as Kosslick’s successor, his appointment [...]

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