Strong showings for "Eighth Grade" and "You Were Never Really Here" highlight the Independent Spirit Award nominations                Review: Round-Up: "At Eternity's Gate", "The Clovehitch Killer", "Jonathan", and "The Last Race"                "Green Book" is a crowd pleaser of the highest order and a definite Oscar contender                Steve McQueen and a phenomenal ensemble cast help make "Widows" look effortless                "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" offers something for every type of Coen Brothers fan                Updated Academy Award predictions for early November                Review Round-Up: "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch", "El Angel" "The Long Dumb Road", and "Outlaw King"                Taking a look at potential Best Documentary Feature contenders                "The Front Runner" is a terrific and timely film for right around Election Day                Hollywood Film Awards Marked the Launch of Awards Season                Taking a first crack at Golden Globe predictions                “The Favourite” and “The Front Runner”: Films to see in November                Awkwafina to Host 22nd Hollywood Film Awards                Review Round-Up: "Bodied", "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms", and "The Other Side of the Wind"                Rosamund Pike is a force to be reckoned with in "A Private War"        

Tag Archives: writer /producer

Peter Facinelli to co-produce Whitey Bulger film

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Just days after fugitive Massachusetts mob boss Whitey Bulger was captured after more than 15 years on the run, it was announced that actor/writer/producer Peter Facinelli (“The Twilight Saga” films, “Nurse Jackie”) will co-produce a film adaptation of “Street Soldier: My Life as an Enforcer[...]

James Cagney’s ‘White Heat’ to be part of Academy’s “Oscar Noir” series

HollywoodNews.com: “White Heat” (1949), featuring the return of James Cagney to the gangster genre that made him a star, will be screened as the final feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Oscar Noir: 1940s Writing Nominees from Hollywood’s Dark Side” on Monday, August 30, at[...]

ACT Against Violence partners with thriller “Last Day on Earth”

HollywoodNews.com: Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Deborah Hoffman, immediately took interest in the film “Last Day On Earth,” in which her daughter Tara Shayne stars, after reading the script. Dr. Hoffman says “I believe the subject content of this film is a perfect springboard for alerting the public on a larger scale[...]

Del Toro NOT directing “Haunted Mansion” but is moving on to horror

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As news flies out of Comic-Con at a furious rate, certain things can get mixed up. So here’s a bit of clarification. Guillermo Del Toro, famed director who abandoned “The Hobbit” for projects unknown, will NOT be directing that “Haunted Mansion” for Disney. He’s merely acting as the[...]

Pete Hammond joins the HollywoodNews.com Team

HollywoodNews.com: We are very excited to announce that Pete Hammond has joined the HollywoodNews.com team of over 25 reporters and contributors. He will be writing a new blog titled This Week in Movies. Click here to read Pete Hammond’s first article, “This Week In Movies – ‘Inception,’ ‘The Kids Are[...]

Hollywood Insiders’ Views Mixed on Mel Gibson’s Future

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: The questions continue as to whether Mel Gibson’s latest deranged diatribe will cost him what’s left of his movie star career. We decided to take a straw poll of industry insiders, and the result was absolutely…mixed. “Yes,” answered one major producer simply. “I think[...]

Mel Gibson’s future rides a fine line

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: The questions continue as to whether Mel Gibson’s latest deranged diatribe will cost him what’s left of his movie star career. We decided to take a straw poll of industry insiders, and the result was absolutely…mixed. “Yes,” answered one major producer simply. “I think[...]

BBC’s ‘Torchwood’ acquired by Starz Entertainment

HollywoodNews.com: BBC’s “Torchwood” has just been acquired for U.S. television rights by Starz Entertainment. The next installment will feature 10-episodes and stars from the previous versions of “Torchwood” (John Barrowman, Eve Myles) will return for the new version. President and CEO of Starz, LCC, Chris Albrecht said, “We’re committed to programming[...]

‘The Hurt Locker’s’ Mark Boal to participate in Campus MovieFest

HollywoodNews.com: “The Hurt Locker’s” Mark Boal is having a great year. Not only did his film win the Academy Award, but it’s picked up a handful of other awards as well. Now the writer/producer will be one of many participants at the 2010 Campus MovieFest (CMF) International Grand Finale. CMF[...]