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  • Film academy to consider CEO Dawn Hudson's contract

    Film academy to consider CEO Dawn Hudson's contract
    In her nearly three years as chief executive of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Dawn Hudson has earned her share of praise and criticism. On Tuesday night, the board of governors is expected to consider renewing her deal, which expires in...
  • Liza Minnelli's wonderful life

    Liza Minnelli's wonderful life
    In the next few months, Liza Minnelli will bring her new musical show, "Simply Liza," to Vienna, London, Paris and Amsterdam, among other places. There's one stage, however, on which this Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe and Tony winner has never set...
  • New York taking a larger bite out of Hollywood productions

    When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre. Instead, he gave thanks — to New York. "We...
  • Cannes: With Fewer Pics in the Market, Buyers and Sellers Focus on Top Titles

    What a difference a year makes. In 2013, Cannes was deluged by wave after wave of high-profile movie projects, very often from the U.S., very often only semi-packaged, semi-cast. Very often they didn't get sold. Cut to a week out from this year's Cannes....
  • CANNES: Movies With Pickup Buzz in the Market

    4 Minute Mile Director: Charles-Olivier Michaud Producers: Mark DiSalle, Deborah Moore, Jennifer Reibman, Micah Sparks Cast: Analeigh Tipton, Cam Gigandet, Kim Basinger Sales: Double Dutch Intl. Autobahn Director: Eran Creevy Producers: Joel Silver,...
  • Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS

    Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS
    Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
  • 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...
  • India's Reliance: Still a DreamWorks Backer, But Hollywood Sojourn Has Cost a Fortune

    The Cannes Film Festival has always provided the perfect stage to make propitious announcements given the insatiable appetite of the world press that gathers in the South of France each year for the celebrated event. But even Cannes veterans were...
  • German Film Funder Medienboard Celebrates Decade of Backing Festival Favorites

    There are few major film festivals that don't feature pics backed by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg in their lineups, and Cannes is no exception. This year, the German film funding and media biz development org celebrates its 10th anniversary under the...
  • CANNES: Daniel Radcliffe Speeding to 'You Shall Know Our Velocity'

    Daniel Radcliffe will star in the indie adaptation of Dave Eggers' comic novel "You Shall Know Our Velocity" with Peter Sollett directing. Producers are Tim Perell for Process and Michael Benaroya ("Margin Call") for Benaroya Pictures. Intl. Film Trust...
  • A new era of secrets and spies in Hollywood

    There is a scene that bookends "No Way Out," the 1987 espionage thriller starring Kevin Costner. He's a naval officer, a hero, being interrogated about the murder of the secretary of Defense's mistress. There are hints that he might be a double agent. You...
  • Barbie coming to the big screen in live-action comedy for Sony

    Barbie is going from the toy store shelf to the silver screen. The iconic blond-haired, blue-eyed doll will be featured in an coming live-action comedy, Sony Pictures and Mattel announced Wednesday. Production for the movie, which Sony sees as its...