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  • Kevin Smith Says Weinsteins Passed on 'Clerks 3'

    It looks like Kevin Smith's plans for "Clerks 3," which he initially wanted to start shooting in May, have been detailed. Smith told Screen Daily that The Weinstein Company, who own the rights to the franchise, passed on the sequel. "[The Weinsteins]...
  • Bing Russell's grandsons explore his 'Battered Bastards of Baseball'

    Bing Russell's grandsons explore his 'Battered Bastards of Baseball'
    Bing Russell had several claims to fame. He played Deputy Clem on NBC's blockbuster western series "Bonanza." He's the father of movie star Kurt Russell. And he owned a baseball team. Not the Dodgers, mind you, or the Yankees or any team you probably...
  • Documentary to follow up on gay rights issues at Sochi Olympics

    Documentary to follow up on gay rights issues at Sochi Olympics
    In the wake of the 2014 Sochi Wiinter Games -- where gay rights in sports became an issue -- Robert Redford's Sundance Productions is working on a documentary that chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes. Retired ...
  • Selena Gomez And A Slew Of A-List Stars To Attend Italy's Ischia Global Fest

    ROME - Selena Gomez, Jessica Chastain, Freida Pinto, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Omar Sy, Sullivan Stapleton, Leo Howard, and Lena Headey are among expected attendees at Italy's Ischia Global Film and Music Festival, the informal event on the Italo isle in the...
  • Venice's Biennale College Spawns Microbudget Movies That Travel Worldwide

    Among titles competing this year in Karlovy Vary's Forum of Independents is the experimental "Memphis," by U.S. helmer Tim Sutton, which owes its existence to the Venice Film Festival's recently launched Biennale College, a groundbreaking production...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Star Dakota Johnson on 'Forever, Interrupted'

    Gidden Media and Good Universe have tapped "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson to topline the movie adaptation of "Forever, Interrupted: A Novel" by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Amy Baer will produce the romantic drama through her Gidden Media. Johnson...
  • Stars talk Chicago-made 'Happy Christmas'

    Stars talk Chicago-made 'Happy Christmas'
    Before seeing director Joe Swanberg’s appealing new Chicago-made film, “Happy Christmas,” at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, I talked to some of the stars on the red carpet. Here’s what they had to say (along with a few quotes...
  • 'Boyhood' catches more steam in its second weekend

    Richard Linklater's acclaimed drama “Boyhood” continues to impress audiences. In its second weekend in limited release, the coming-of-age odyssey — shot in pieces over a dozen years — grossed about $1.2 million after it was...
  • NBC Universal Signs Jason Blum to 10-Year Multi-Platform Deal

    NBC Universal has signed Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions to an unprecedented new 10-year first-look producing deal, extending its current movie deal. Blumhouse is also forming new partnerships that span across NBC Universal's business including its...
  • Review: 'Wish I Was Here' ★★

    Review: 'Wish I Was Here' ★&#9733
    "Scrubs" alum Zach Braff made his directorial feature debut a decade ago with "Garden State," and now, as writer, director and star, he has managed a second film about actors and their insecurities. This one, "Wish I Was Here," he co-wrote with his...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • John Fasano Dead: Writer, Director, Producer Dies at 52

    Writer, producer and director John Fasano died in his sleep Saturday night. He was 52. In a career that career spanned more than 25 years, Fasano had more than 40 credits on feature films and primetime television as a writer, director or producer. His...