| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Matthew Vaughn was shocked to learn early last year that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the domestic distributor of his 2010 superhero movie "Kick-Ass," wasn't interested in a sequel.
The quirky, R-rated "Kick-Ass" had grossed $101 million worldwide...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Relaxed and ready, if not tanned: Hillary Clinton swooped in to Malaria No More's annual fundraiser in Gotham on Monday night to be feted for her efforts to fight what she called an "ancient scourge."
Many in the crowd noted that Clinton looked the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Good news "Avatar" fans- it looks like the next installment of the Fox franchise is moving closer to starting up production.
During an interview during an Australian radio show, the pic's star Sam Worthington said he believes production on the sequel...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Darren Lynn Bousman, director of "Saw II," "Saw III" and "Saw IV," is set to direct "Abattoir," which will be produced by Radical Studios, and brought onto the market at AFM by Paris-based sales company Versatile Films.
Bousman will work from a...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:30 PM
When the Oscars modified the best picture category in 2009 and instituted an annual list of up to 10 nominees, the intention may have been to ensure that critically acclaimed blockbusters like the Oscar-overlooked "The Dark Knight" would bulk up the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Gravity's rainbow. A movie that so convincingly re-created outer space that it looked like it was shot there. Alfonso Cuaron had to wait years so the technology would catch up to his vision. When it did, he was able to make a movie, "Gravity," that...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The holidays are a time when family-friendly films pack in audiences like the Dallas Cowboys pack-in last-minute turnovers. But even in a season when the G and PG films come with a built-in head start, it's hard not to be impressed by what "Frozen" has...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Lionsgate's "Hunger Games" sequel has shot through another box office milestone, passing $400 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to the distributor.
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," the second film in the series based on the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Actress Zoe Saldana, known for her roles as Neytiri in "Avatar" and as Uhura in the new "Star Trek" movies, has been exploring a few new worlds of her own this year.
This summer she married Italian artist Marco Perego, and in September she put her...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Golden Globes. Sunday night. Imagine this scenario at the Beverly Hilton:
Sometime after co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler engage in a little wordplay about gravity and their formal wear and belt out a parody of some song from "Mary Poppins" (maybe "I...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana have closed deals to return for the next three installments of the "Avatar" franchise.
The actors join Stephen Lang, who has also closed a deal to return to the franchise. James Cameron will direct and produce along with...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The reformed supervillain Gru and his lovable yellow minions will reunite on the big screen in "Despicable Me 3," Universal Pictures announced Wednesday. The animated film is scheduled for release on June 30, 2017.
The original "Despicable Me," which...