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George Clooney and Julia Roberts Romantic Comedy ‘Ticket to Paradise’ Halts Production Due to COVID

Universal’s romantic comedy “Ticket to Paradise” has halted filming in Australia due to a serious COVID outbreak in Queensland state. Because of the production pause, stars George Clooney…

NATPE, AnyClip Team on Searchable Content Library From Trade Show Association’s 40-Year Video Archive (EXCLUSIVE)

Finally frustrated in its hope of hosting a conference and trade show in Miami this week, the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) is forging ahead with…

’New York Ninja’ Review: Nirvana for Fans of Retro Action Trash

There are relatively few famous unfinished films, ranging from von Sternberg’s “I, Claudius” to Jerry Lewis’ “The Day the Clown Cried” to various Orson Welles joints that continue…

Box Office: ‘Scream’ Unseats ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ With $34 Million Holiday Haul

All hail the new king! “Scream” dethroned “Spider-Man: No Way Home” over the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, becoming the first film to unseat the superhero phenomenon…

Box Office: ‘Scream’ Debuts to Bloody Impressive $30.6 Million

“Scream,” a reimagining of a horror franchise that appeared to have run out of steam, dominated the box office, earning a scary good $30.6 million. The sequel is…

Digital Innovation Meets Old Fashioned Storytelling at Unifrance TV Doc Pitch

If the six projects presented at a recent TV documentary pitch session held at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous in Paris share relatively few thematic or stylistic points in common,…

Masked thieves steal $1M in jewelry from Lori Loughlin’s LA home

Disgraced actress Lori Louglin and husband Mossimo Giannulli were robbed of $1 million in jewelry during a brazen break-in at their Los Angeles-area home, according to a report.

Box Office: ‘Scream’ Set to Dethrone ‘Spider-Man’ With $36 Million Holiday Weekend Debut

Do you like scary movies? North American audiences still do, even as most other theatrical releases continue to struggle amid a pandemic. “Scream” is the latest horror film…

‘Hand of God’: Paolo Sorrentino Says He Looked Back to Move Forward

To shoot “The Hand of God,” Paolo Sorrentino returned to his roots and did a lot of things backwards. “After 20 years of filmmaking I was perhaps a…

Screenplays’ Paths to Awards Glory Are Rarely Linear

A blank space. The great abyss. The abject horror of staring down an empty page waiting to be filled. This is the fright experienced by writers — whether…

Ubisoft, Pathe Partner for VR Tie-In to Jean-Jacques Annaud’s ‘Notre Dame on Fire’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Ubisoft, the French video-game powerhouse behind franchises like “Assassin’s Creed,” “Far Cry” and “Watch Dogs,” has partnered with Pathé to develop a location-based VR escape game based on…

How ‘Eternals’ Found VFX Inspiration in Jack Kirby, Manga and Sea Creatures

Last year, Chloe Zhao made the leap from independent films to Marvel with “Eternals,” which is now streaming on Disney Plus. For Zhao to bring the story to…