Tag Archives: Screen Gems

Oscar films continue to soar – ‘Roomate’ tops slow Super Bowl weekend

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The Super Bowl weekend is not what anyone would consider prime movie-going real-estate, so it stands to reason that there wouldn’t be much on the wide-release circuit this weekend. Screen Gems scored their biggest opening weekend ever last Super Bowl Sunday with the romantic drama Dear[...]

‘Easy A’s’ Emma Stone joins Andrew Garfield in “Spider-Man”

HollywoodNews.com: Emma Stone has been cast as the female lead in the upcoming “Spider-Man” film from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, it was announced today by Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Matt Tolmach, president of Columbia Pictures. Stone has been tapped for the role of Gwen[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Easy A’ hotter than Affleck, ‘Devil’ and wolves

HollywoodNews.com: You know it’s the fall season when the critics are embracing most of the wide releases. Garnishing an 85% fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes, Sony-Screen Gems teen comedy, “Easy A,” looks to score with young females. Similar to the mid ‘90s teen comedy hit “Clueless,” “Easy A” is based[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Resident Evil 4’ looks to kill ‘Eclipse’ redux

HollywoodNews.com: Even though fanboys and girls have ventured back to college, Sony/Screen Gems and Summit Entertainment are looking to lure them back to the cinema this weekend. Sony/Screen Gems unspools “Resident Evil: Afterlife,” the fourth installment in a series that’s based on the popular zombie videogame. Except for[...]

Kate Beckinsale’s “Underworld” sequel moves back to 2012

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This is why I always use pencil on my release-date calendar. Studios insist on shifting dates right up until the time a movie opens. Am I right, “Going the Distance?” Screen Gems announced that the fourth “Underworld” will not hit theaters January 2012, as opposed to the previously[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Give me “Kick-Ass” or give me “Death”

BY Kevin Crust You can put your 3D glasses away because for the first time in weeks a 2D movie should rule the box-office roost. Two modestly budgeted genre movies will duke it out for the top spot with “How to Train Your Dragon” a threat to slip back into second[...]

Death of a Funeral: Cast and crew talk about bringing the remake to life

Ensemble comedies are always a mixed blessing: as many talented folks as the filmmakers recruit for their cast, there are always a few characters that you want to see explored a little bit more. Thankfully, at the junket for Death at a Funeral, a press event potentially as overstuffed as[...]