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Alamo expands to film distribution, starts with “Four Lions”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Alamo Drafthouse is taking a major step forward. CEO and founder Tim League announced that he’s expanding the Alamo Drafthouse brand into film distribution under the banner Drafthouse Films. The first film to release under the new label will be Chris Morris’s Sundance comedy, “Four Lions.” The[...]

‘The Social Network’ versus pro-Facebook faction

HollywoodNews.com: It’s not good when an Oscar contending film, typically one that is biographical in nature, comes against criticism in its dramatization of the facts. Often times, critics forget that it’s a movie. Some Oscar winning films have a Teflon resistance to this, i.e. 2001 Best Picture Winner “A[...]

“Waiting for ‘Superman'” adds another large donor to pledge drive

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Paramount Vantage has made it clear that Davis Guggenheim’s education-system-in-peril documentary “Waiting for ‘Superman’” is an important component of their end-of-year release schedule. Which is why we’re proud to report good news like the item we received this afternoon. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt officially joined the WaitingforSuperman.com “Pledge Progress[...]

22nd Producers Guild of America Awards to be produced by Paula Wagner

HollywoodNews.com: The 22nd Annual Producers Guild of America Awards will be produced by veteran producer Paula Wagner, announced today by PGA Presidents Mark Gordon and Hawk Koch. This will be the first involvement with the Producers Guild Awards for Wagner. The 2011 Producers Guild Awards nominations will be announced on[...]

Mansion where Michael Jackson died up for sale

HollywoodNews.com: With a hefty price tag that has gone down since Michael Jackson died, the mansion where he reportedly overdosed and died is available for purchase. According to TMZ, the mansion in Holmby Hills is on the market for $28 million, but was priced around $38 million before Jackson overdosed on[...]

Bret Michaels to perform on ‘America’s Got Talent’

HollywoodNews.com: Rocker and winner of NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice,” Bret Michaels, and hit-making Mercury Recording artist Taio Cruz from the U.K. will perform on the next live results show of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Michaels, winner of this past season’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” will perform his signature song “Every Rose Has[...]

Xbox LIVE strikes ticketing deal with MovieTickets.com

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Great news for video-game enthusiasts who don’t appreciate long lines at the movie theater. MovieTickets.com, one of the largest online movie-ticketing resources, announced this morning that the company has been selected as the first to provide an online movie ticketing solution through the Microsoft Xbox 360 video[...]

CW to premiere new Canadian comedy series ’18 to Life’ this summer

HollywoodNews.com: CW is going to be premiere a new Canadian comedy series about a modern-day Romeo and Juliet, entitled “18 to Life.” In the premiere episode of “18 To Life,” when Tom and Jessie – 18-year-old next-door neighbors who have grown up together – run off and get married, their[...]

Ridley Scott wants to see your “Life in a Day”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Calling all up-and-coming documentary filmmakers. YouTube has joined forces with esteemed directors Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald in asking people around to world to help them create the first user-generated feature-length documentary film shot on a single day — July 24, 2010. “Life in a Day”[...]

Zoe Saldana engages boyfriend of 10 years

Hollywoodnews.com: Fanboys are in tears. Their poster girl, Zoe Saldana, star of “Star Trek” and “Avatar,” is engaged to her boyfriend of 10 years, Keith Britton. Though they’ve long been an item, Saldana has been quiet about her relationship with the CEO of website My Fashion Database. In fact,[...]
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