Posts Tagged ‘news’

ASC Student Heritage Award Winners Named

September 27, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Three young directors were honored on Saturday night at the American Society of Cinematographers’ Gordon Willis Student Heritage Awards, designed to showcase the next generation of filmmakers. The honors, named after the late d.p. behind “The Godfather” trilogy, were announced at the organization’s clubhouse in Hollywood.

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Wanda Opens $2.5 Billion Theme Park in Yunnan

September 26, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

China’s giant Wanda group this week opened a major theme park in Yunnan province, South West China.

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Michelle Krumm Joins South Australian Film Corp.

September 23, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Former Miramax and Weinstein Company executive Michelle Krumm is to become head of production, development and studio at the SAFC.

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Gay Drama ‘Checkers’ Selected by Thailand for Oscar Consideration

September 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Thailand has named gay drama "How To Win At Checkers (Every Time)" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race.

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China Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible’ Wins Week, ‘Minions’ Edges Weekend

September 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Hollywood films collided with each other at the top of the Chinese box office over the past, largely quiet, week.

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Korea Box Office: Oscar Contender ‘The Throne’ Reigns In Majestic Opening

September 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

South Korea’s foreign-language Oscars contender, “The Throne” had one of the best opening scores this year for a local film.

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First Look at ‘Supergirl’ Villain Red Tornado

September 19, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

CBS has unveiled the first look at “Supergirl” villain Red Tornado. Iddo Goldberg, star of “Salem” and “Peaky Blinders,” plays Dr. T.O. Morrow, aka Red Tornado, in the upcoming TV adaptation. Red Tornado is an android designed by Morrow himself for the U.S. Army. However, the superweapon built to fight national enemies soon becomes the...

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With ‘Anomalisa’ Pick-Up, Paramount Joins the Oscar Party

September 16, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Paramount has acquired animated Venice prize winner "Anomalisa." Finally, the studio has something to play with this season.

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Universal Signs Beijing Theme Park Deal

September 15, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Universal Studios has confirmed plans to build a Hollywood-style theme park near Beijing. The park will open in 2019.

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Sam Smith Confirmed To Sing James Bond ‘Spectre’ Opening Song

September 8, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Grammy-winning British vocalist Sam Smith has been confirmed as performer of the title song of upcoming James bond film “Spectre.”

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