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2010 Summer movies brought box office surprises

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The biggest surprise of summer 2010 is how few surprises there really were. Most of the expected smash hits were smash hits, the expected under-performers underperformed, and the bigger films without studio support tanked. The more mainstream art-house cinema made money, while more challenging studio fare struggled.[...]

Mel Gibson still popular among moviegoers despite tabloid mishaps

HollywoodNews.com: Despite his 2006 drunken anti-Semitic rant before Malibu police and his fiery conniption to ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, audiences will still shell out their hard-earned dough to watch Mel Gibson on the big screen. Per the Hollywood Reporter, a “60 Minutes”/Vanity Fair poll released Monday showed that more than three-quarters of[...]

Michelle Rodriguez responds to being typecast as the ‘tough chick’

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Interviewed by Drew Morton at The Playlist over the weekend while promoting Battle: Los Angeles at Comic Con, Michelle Rodriguez was asked how she felt regarding her being typecast as the ‘tough chick’. “Oh baby, I was typecast the minute I did a film called, Girlfight years ago.[...]

Mel Gibson moving back to Australia?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A colleague recently asked me this question, though we had different answers. “Could you ever take Mel Gibson seriously in another movie after all of these scandals?” she inquired. My answer, strange as it seems, is, “Well, sure.” Granted, Gibson has made some horrendous personal decisions over the[...]

Mel Gibson continues to work amidst crisis

HollywoodNews.com: In the face of ugly physical abuse allegations, Mel Gibson returned to work last week in New York on the set of “The Beaver.” The $20 million comedy directed by Jodie Foster was filmed last fall but didn’t test well. Foster’s directorial projects are often quirky, niche fare; her[...]

Mel Gibson buries his own ‘Beaver’ with his latest actions

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: It’s a good thing Summit Entertainment is making so much money on the “Twilight” series. They also have in their possession “The Beaver,” starring Mel Gibson, and directed by Jodie Foster. After what’s happened now, “The Beaver” may not see the light of the day for a long, long[...]

“Forrest Gump”, “Wizard of Oz” Among Influences for “Harry Potter” Stars

By Hanako M. Ricks hollywoodnews.com: Several stars from the Harry Potter films have revealed the movies that inspired them to pursue careers in acting. FILMCLUB, which is an after-school initiative program in England, revealed the information as part of their “Film Journeys” campaign. FILMCLUB is a free program that runs in[...]

Robert Pattinson may be surpassing Kristen Stewart as the bigger star

By Kim Palacios HollywoodNews.com: In 2009 “hot lists” naming the most successful stars in Hollywood, Kristen Stewart often bested Robert Pattinson in star appeal and pay. With new numbers coming out about the box office success of “Remember Me” and a look at upcoming film projects by each actor, it[...]

Kathryn Bigelow Wins DGA Feature Film Award

The winners of the 2009 Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards and the recipients of the Guild’s 2010 Career Achievement Awards were announced Saturday during the 62nd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Kathryn Bigelow won the DGA’s Outstanding Directorial Achievement[...]

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS PICKS UP “WINTER’S BONE”

Park City, Utah (January 30, 2010): In a deal for one of Sundance’s most critically-acclaimed films, Variety reports that Roadside Attractions has acquired all North American rights to Debra Granik’s Dramatic Competition thriller WINTER’S BONE. Featuring an astonishing, star-making performance from actress Jennifer Lawrence (Jodie Foster’s upcoming Mel Gibson starrer[...]
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