Budget

Box Office: Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ Hits the Rails With Projected $30 Million Opening

“I think I can, I think I can… be the top movie at the box office,” says Sony’s original action movie that could. The Brad Pitt vehicle “Bullet…

Jason Blum Teases the End of ‘Paranormal Activity’ Franchise, Talks ‘Batgirl’ Axe

Blumhouse Productions CEO Jason Blum teased the end of the “Paranormal Activity” franchise in Locarno, where he will receive the Premio Raimondo Rezzonico for Best Independent Producer. “It…

Everything We Know About ‘Joker 2’ So Far

The clown prince of crime is set to make his return to the big screen — and it’s sounding weirder and weirder the more we hear about it.…

Here’s your essential guide to summer’s big fantasy shows

The forecast for the end of summer is humid weather, trips to the beach, and dragons. 

APX Group Pacts With Decentralized Pictures on Crypto Currency Initiative (EXCLUSIVE)

New York and London-based TV and film investment fund APX Group has partnered with L.A.’s Decentralized Pictures (DCP) on a crypto currency scheme to help finance projects by…

Ignas Jonynas, Payal Kapadia, Francisco Vargas Projects Hit Locarno’s Match Me!

Anyone wanting signs that film production is alive and kicking in some parts of the world – and not only the most obvious – need go no further…

How James Morosini Turned Being Catfished by His Father Into New Film ‘I Love My Dad’

James Morosini really does love his dad, and he proves it when his father calls in the midst of our conversation. Morosini takes the call and explains he’s…

Writers Guild of America Triumphs in $42 Million Arbitration With Netflix

The Writers Guild of America informed its members on Thursday that it has prevailed in a crucial arbitration with Netflix over their underpayment of writers’ residuals for the…

‘First Kill’ Showrunner Speaks Out After Series Canceled: Netflix Failed to Market ‘Compelling Elements’

“First Kill” showrunner Felicia D. Henderson held Netflix accountable while talking to The Daily Beast about the streamer’s decision to cancel her lesbian teenage vampire series after only…

‘Joker 2’ With Joaquin Phoenix Gets 2024 Release Date

“Joker: Folie à Deux” is hitting theaters in 2024. The sequel, which sees the return of Joaquin Phoenix as Batman’s notorious foe, will debut on the big screen…

Woodstock ’99 documentary: Riots, arson, abuse and the ‘best’ time of their lives

The three-part Netflix docuseries, “Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99,” premiering Aug. 3, looks at how the music festival devolved into anarchy.

Mariko Minoguchi, Mo Harawe, Mo Scarpelli Bring New Projects to Locarno’s Alliance 4 Development

Alliance 4 Development, a co-development initiative for film projects from Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland hosted by Locarno Pro, has revealed 11 titles selected for its 7th edition.…