Tag Archives: Film studios

2011 is a Record Year for French Movies!

By Bruno Chatelin HollywoodNews.com: I am simply amazed by the combinations of historical records broken by the French film industry last year AND wanted to take a moment to share the salute with you, and them. – 2011 was one of the best Cannes selection in years, in my view,[...]

Summit, Lionsgate reportedly resume merger talks

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: They each have a lucrative, signature franchise under their belt, Summit in “The Twilight Saga” and Lionsgate in the upcoming “Hunger Games” adaptation. And yet, discussions for the two studios to merge resumed yesterday with an eye toward forming a major studio out of two independent[...]

Kristen Stewart and “Snow White” at Pinewood

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kristen Stewart’s Snow White has found her enchanted forest, and it’s located in Britain’s legendary Pinewood Studios. The filming facility announced in an official release today that Rupert Sanders’ alternate take on the classic fairy tale has set up shop and is ready to get down[...]

Groundswell Productions and Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography for LOLA VERSUS began today in New York City

hollywoodnews.com: Groundswell Productions and Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography for LOLA VERSUS began today in New York City starring Greta Gerwig (GREENBERG), Zoe Lister-Jones (BREAKING UPWARDS), Joel Kinnaman (AMC?s “The Killing”), Hamish Linklater (THE FUTURE), three time Academy Award® nominee Debra Winger (RACHEL GETTING MARRIED) and Bill[...]

Flixster, Rotten Tomatoes acquired by Warner Bros.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This is an interesting turn of events, and one that appears to create conflict of interest. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group has acquired Flixster, which is calling itself a “movie discovery application company” (though I’m unsure what that means) which reports more than 25 million worldwide[...]

60,000 people pledge to see “Waiting for ‘Superman'”

HollywoodNews.com: Paramount Pictures, Participant Media and Walden Media announced today 60,000 people have pledged to see the award-winning documentary film “Waiting for ‘Superman’” when it opens this fall, making it the fourth goal reached on the campaign’s “Pledge Progress Meter.” As a result, First Book and global education leader Houghton[...]