Tag Archives: Fair Game

Academy to discuss the future of motion pictures at ‘Where Do We Go from Here?’ program

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore what could be in the future for motion pictures in “Where Do We Go from Here?” The program will be presented by the Academy’s Science and Technology Council and hosted by writer-director-producer Jerry Zucker. “Where Do We Go from Here?”[...]

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part I” scores $125 million. “Next Three Days” tanks.

hollywoodnews.com: I don’t generally like to brag, but my math yesterday concerning a likely poor weekend multiplier for the seventh Harry Potter film was dead-on. After opening with $24 million in midnight showings, the film pulled in $61 million on its first day, and just $38 million on its second,[...]

“Megamind” ends the weekend with $47.6 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. “Megamind” opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above “A Shark Tale” ($47.6 million) and “Madagascar”[...]

Weekend Box Office Review: Megamind, Due Date, For Colored Girls open well, 127 Hours explodes in limited release

hollywoodnews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. Megamind opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above A Shark Tale ($47.6 million) and Madagascar ($47.2 million),[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Love and Other Drugs” opens AFI Fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Ed Zwick’s “Love and Other Drugs” kicked off the AFI Fest last night. Variety’s Justin Chang has panned it. HitFIx’s Drew McWeeny praised it. I’m with Chang. The picture[...]

Naomi Watts and Sean Penn engage in “Fair Game” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We haven’t been hearing much about Doug Liman’s “Fair Game” since it bowed at the Cannes film festival in the spring. Expect that to change now that Summit Entertainment has released a full trailer. Ripped from recent headlines, “Fair Game” stars Naomi Watts as CIA operative Valerie Plame,[...]

Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours” heading to Toronto?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fox Searchlight must have liked what they saw in Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours,” because a story is breaking this morning that the mountain-climbing drama might have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Boyle’s film wasn’t on the initial roster of film’s making their premieres at[...]

Sean Penn’s thriller is “Fair Game”

HollywoodNews.com: Valerie Plame’s exposure by the Bush Administration premiered as a big Hollwood movie today in Cannes. The press applauded Doug Liman’s thriller “Fair Game” and rightly so. It’s a good movie. But the filmmakers are clearly scared of the press. Star Sean Penn has elected to stay away fron[...]

Why Bob Berney left Apparition: “Fair Game”

Hollywoodnews.com: The main bone of contention between Bob Berney and his former employer Apparition boils down to the Valerie Plame CIA drama “Fair Game.” Berney’s Apparition partner Bill Pohlad, who also runs River Road Entertainment – a co-financier on “Fair Game” — was expected to secure a big[...]

Summit Entertainment takes on “The Impossible”

By Staff Aside from the “Twilight” business, Summit Entertainment is getting into the Naomi Watts business. The studio announced its second feature starring the Australian star, “The Impossible,” which also co-stars Ewan McGregor. Based on a true story during the 2004 Thailand tsunami, “Impossible,” is being directed by Juan Antonio Bayona with[...]
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