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  • Telluride vs. Toronto: The Battle for Oscar Supremacy

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Healthy, even heated competition between film festivals is nothing new. Cannes was founded in the late '30s as the French response to Venice. In recent years, Shanghai has felt the heat from the government-backed Beijing, while...
  • Emma Watts Re-Ups at 20th Century Fox for 3 More Years

    By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Emma Watts, who serves as president of production at 20th Century Fox, has signed a new three-year contract with the studio, it was announced Thursday by Jim Gianopulos, chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox...
  • TIFF 2014: Tom McCarthy, Arnold Schwarzenegger to debut new films

    TIFF 2014:  Tom McCarthy, Arnold Schwarzenegger to debut new films
    New movies from Tom McCarthy, Johnnie To and “Love & Basketball” director Gina Prince-Bythewood round out the selection of films world-premiering at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, organizers said Tuesday. McCarthy&...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for 'This is Where I Leave You' Starring Tina Fey, Jason Bateman

    Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for star-studded comedy "This is Where I Leave You," which boasts an ensemble cast featuring Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Jane Fonda, "Girls" star Adam Driver and "House of Cards" alum Corey Stoll. The...
  • 'House of Cards' Actor Joins Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

    "House of Cards" thesp Corey Stoll is in negotiations to join the cast of Marvel's "Ant-Man" starring Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas. Edgar Wright is directing the superhero film, with Kevin Feige producing. Wright also co-wrote the script with Joe...
  • Amy Adams May Board Sci-Fi Drama 'Story of Your Life'

    Amy Adams is in negotiations to star in indie sci-fi thriller "Story of Your Life" with Denis Villeneuve ("Prisoners") directing. FilmNation Entertainment and Lava Bear Films are financing and producing. Producers are 21 Laps' Shawn Levy and Dan Levine,...
  • Bob Weinstein Heading to 'Witches' Ballroom'

    The Weinstein Co.'s Dimension Films has preemptively purchased Ray Wright's psychological horror pitch "The Witches' Ballroom" and set up the project with "Night at the Museum" producer Shawn Levy. Wright wrote "The Crazies" and sold "The Widow" to...
  • Ben Stiller on Hollywood's Long Journey With 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'

    At a recent Q&A to promote "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," actor-director Ben Stiller was asked by the moderator, filmmaker pal Jay Roach, if the work was at all autobiographical. "Are you Mitty? Is this wish fulfillment for you?" Roach recalls asking...
  • 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' and the public one of Ben Stiller

    'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' and the public one of Ben Stiller
    NEW YORK — Over the last 15 years, much of Ben Stiller's work — "Zoolander," "Meet the Parents," "There's Something About Mary," "Tropic Thunder" — has turned not only into box-office gold but something bigger, zeitgeist-defining...
  • Ben Kingsley Playing Pharaoh in 'Night at the Museum 3′

    Ben Kingsley is heading to Fox's "A Night at the Museum 3" in the role of an Egyptain pharaoh revived by a magical tablet. Ben Stiller is returning in the lead with Shawn Levy back as director and producer through his 21 Laps banner. The script is...
  • Nicholas Stoller to Rewrite 'Uptown Saturday Night' for Warners (EXCLUSIVE)

    In an effort to fast-track its remake of the 1970s Bill Cosby-Richard Pryor comedy "Uptown Saturday Night," Warner Bros. has hired "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" helmer Nicholas Stoller to do a rewrite on the script. Adam McKay is on board to direct and...