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  • 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...
  • Toronto film fest unveils premieres as scheduling criteria tightens

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Noah Baumbach's "While We're Young" and Ed Zwick's "Pawn Sacrifice" will be among the world premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders....
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Lena Waithe's Pop-Culture Voice Comes Through in 'Twenties'

    Growing up in Chicago during the early '90s, Lena Waithe watched "A Different World," which depicted the highs and lows of students attending a black college, and told herself that one day, she too would find a way to share relatable humor on a large...
  • Ghent's World Soundtrack Awards to Fete French Composer Francis Lai

    Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...
  • Toronto film festival unveils partial slate for 39th edition

    TORONTO, July 25 (Reuters) - "The Judge", starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr, will open the annual Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 4, the festival said on Friday. The film, by "Wedding Crashers" director David Dobkin, follows a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Director, co-star see 'Most Wanted Man' as the best Hoffman tribute of all

    There's something about a good spy novel that says "fall," and the best films in that genre reflect this. The skies are overcast, a sort of pale gun-metal grey. Everything is rain and shadows, all the better for skulking about underthe ever-present pall...
  • New York IPO of China's Alibaba May Expand To $130 billion

    HONG KONG - Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce and Internet giant, has expanded the size of its imminent IPO in New York. The company updated the draft prospectus on file with the Securities & Exchange Commission Friday, and indicated that it might raise...
  • Hot Japanese Stars Sometani Shota and Maeda Atsuko Say 'Sayonara Kabukicho'

    TOKYO -- Hot young stars Sometani Shota ("Himizu," "Wood Job!") and Maeda Atsuko ("Tamako in Moratorium," "The Drudgery Train") star in Ryuichi Hiroki's new pic, "Sayonara Kabukicho." Sometani plays a "love hotel" manager in the title Tokyo red-light...
  • Mumbai Mantra To Continue Without Sundance

    HONG KONG - Mumbai Mantra, the Indian-themed screenwriting program, is to go solo, following the expiry of its relationship with the Sundance Institute. The event is backed by Mahindra, the multinational Indian industrial conglomerate whose interests...
  • China's Fosun and Yu Dong To Buy Fox's Stake in Bona Film

    HONG KONG -- Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate that is poised to back Jeff Robinov's upstart Studio 8 company, is to increase its stake in producer, distributor Bona Film Group. At the same time Bona's chairman and CEO Yu Dong is to buy out...