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  • Egyptian Actor Amr Waked Joins Cast of Luc Besson's 'Lucy' (EXCLUSIVE)

    DUBAI - Egyptian thesp Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing in the Yemen") has joined the cast of Luc Besson's "Lucy," playing a prominent role as a French cop in the English-language sci-fier alongside Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, and South Korea's Choi...
  • Hollywood's new financiers make deals with state tax credits

    Hollywood's new financiers make deals with state tax credits
    ATLANTA — Ric Reitz makes movies. He helped bankroll the Matt Damon thriller "Contagion," Clint Eastwood's "Trouble With the Curve" and the Robert Downey comedy "Due Date." Reitz, an energetic 58-year-old, doesn't hang out at the Polo Lounge, red-...
  • A mystery disease twists 'Blue' plot

    A mystery disease twists 'Blue' plot
    Writer-director Eric England's "Contracted" can best be described as "Contagion" meets "Blue Is the Warmest Color," without all those explicit sex scenes. After falling out with her girlfriend, the distraught Samantha (Najarra Townsend of "Me and You...
  • Abu Dhabi Fest Pays Tribute to Jake Eberts

    The Abu Dhabi Film Festival is honoring the late Jake Eberts, by naming its nod for best docu after the great Canadian producer with an activist streak, known for shepherding Oscar-winning films like "Chariots of Fire," "The Killing Fields" and "Gandhi."...
  • 'Contagion' Writer Sells Conspiracy Theorist Drama to NBC

    Scott Z. Burns is heading to the small screen, selling "Conspiracy" to NBC as a put pilot. Drama, based on 2012 film "The Conspiracy" from Christopher MacBride and producer Lee Kim, centers on a conspiracy theorist who vanishes after a man is killed at...
  • Participant Media: Jeff Skoll's Unorthodox Business Model Has People Talking

    Ten years ago, I encountered a congenial middle-aged fellow at the Cannes Film Festival who, after an exchange of pleasantries, proceeded to confide his plan to build an entertainment company. I'd been told he was a billionaire, albeit an unimposing one...
  • Toronto: Participant Preems 'Fifth Estate,' Sets Overseas Expansion

    Participant Media continues to grow its profile with star-driven projects such as Toronto opening night WikiLeaks film "The Fifth Estate," but the 9-year-old shingle has plenty of other weighty subjects in mind. The Boston Globe investigation into...
  • Animal safety representative monitors their welfare during filming of movies, TV

     Animal safety representative monitors their welfare during filming of movies, TV
    When he's on a film set, Ken Gold sees himself as the sole advocate for the health and welfare of one part of the cast that can't speak for itself: the animals. Gold, who is based in Chicago, has worked for the past 11 years as an American Humane...
  • Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'

    Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'
    Director Marc Forster has done the impossible. He's made an exciting and thoughtful zombie movie for grown-ups. "World War Z" is not the creepfest of the undead you might expect. It really plays out as a medical thriller in the mold of "The Andromeda...
  • Review: 'World War Z' gets a rise from the undead

    Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated fleas do it. And as it turns out, zombies do it as well. They swarm. And when they're done swarming, they swarm all over again. That unstoppably manic movement is the most unexpected part of "World War Z" as well...
  • Participant Media hopes more filmgoers will get its messages

    Participant Media hopes more filmgoers will get its messages
    In "Snitch," a thriller set in the dangerous drug world, Dwayne Johnson plays a father who goes to work as a drug informant to free his jailed son. The PG-13 film from Participant Media features a street fight, a car chase and a gun battle — high-...
  • Steven Soderbergh's 'Side Effects' hinges on medicine and murder ★★★

    Steven Soderbergh's 'Side Effects' hinges on medicine and murder ★★★
    A sly one, "Side Effects" is a movie in which the main character's pharmacological state of mind is never entirely certain. In such a role it's critical to have someone who can keep an audience guessing as to the state of that mind, moment to moment....