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  • Bryan Cranston returning to LBJ role in 'All the Way' for HBO

    Unlike Zoe Caldwell, Ron Leibman and Kathleen Chalfant, actor Bryan Cranston will return to a role he played on the New York stage for a small-screen adaptation by HBO.   Cranston will step back into his Tony Award-winning role as President Lyndon B....
  • Factbox: Famous Scots divided over independence

    In the battle over Scottish independence, a rising number of famous Scots have gone public with their views on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom to go it alone. Following is a list of some of the most famous Scots or Scottish residents...
  • 'Parks and Recreation' Star Nick Offerman Joins Drama 'Welcome to Happiness'

    "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman has joined the cast of metaphysical drama "Welcome to Happiness" opposite Kyle Gallner. The film, the first production from Minutehand Pictures, is directed by Oliver Thompson from his own script. It's...
  • CANNES: Emma Thompson, Daniel Bruhl, Mark Rylance Join 'Alone in Berlin'

    CANNES -- Emma Thompson ("Saving Mr. Banks"), Daniel Bruhl ("Rush") and Mark Rylance ("The Other Boleyn Girl") have been confirmed to star in Vincent Perez's "Alone in Berlin." Alison Thompson's Sunray Films is selling the film in Cannes. X-Filme's...
  • CANNES: Little Margin for Error in Selling Mid-Budget Films

    As studios put more and more of their resources into tentpoles, independent producers are pondering a key question: How much money is the right amount for a project? For starters, with the Cannes Film Festival looming, producers are dealing with...
  • 'Now: In the Wings on a World Stage' shows romance of theater

    As much as theater and film have in common, and that's a lot, their core differences can be formidable. A film is the same every time you see it, while "the thrill of theater," says Sam Mendes, who has worked in both arenas, "is the fact that it's alive,...
  • Sundance Next Fest Set for L.A. on August 7-10

    Sundance Institute will present the Sundance Next Fest summer festival on Aug. 7-10 in Los Angeles. The event -- headquartered at the Theatre at Ace Hotel -- offers feature and short film screenings, some paired with live music performances. The...
  • U.K.-Based MediCinema Uses Showbiz Connections to Build Movie Theaters in Hospitals

    Laughter may be the best medicine, but movies run a close second. At least that's what MediCinema has found. The U.K. charity builds movie theaters in hospitals, and screens the latest film releases for patients and their families for free. It recently...
  • German Distrib SquareOne in 'Race' to Grow Production Arm

    Al Munteanu, head of German distributor SquareOne Entertainment, walked the red carpet on opening night at Cannes with a purpose, though the longtime exec didn't exactly plan it that way. "We acquired 'Grace of Monaco' exactly two years ago at the script...
  • Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory

     Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory
    Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...
  • New releases: Disney's Oscar-winning heartwarmer 'Frozen'

    New releases: Disney's Oscar-winning heartwarmer 'Frozen'
    Frozen Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $44.99 Available on VOD beginning March 18 Disney's clever, heartwarming Rapunzel riff "Tangled" was a surprise smash back in 2010, setting the stage for last year's billon-dollar-grossing, multi-Oscar-...
  • CANNES: First Image from Omer Fast's 'Remainder' Starring Tom Sturridge

    LONDON -- The first image has been released of "Remainder" (above), which was penned and is being helmed by visual artist Omer Fast. Pic, which stars Tom Sturridge, is being sold by The Match Factory. Pic shoots over six weeks on location in London and...