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Deadline’s The Contenders: ‘Son Of Saul’ Director László Nemes & Star Géza Röhrig Discuss The Harrowing Cannes Winner’s Journey To The Screen

Certainly one of the most acclaimed, as well as harrowing movies on display at our big 5th annual awards season event The Contenders Presented By Deadline (which took place in front of a packed DGA house full of AMPAS and Guild voters earlier this month)  was Son Of Saul, Hungary’s official entry into the Best Foreign Language Film race. Show More Summary

What Is This ‘Project Delirium’ Jennifer Lawrence Wants To Direct?

Jennifer Lawrence, out promoting the final installment of The Hunger Games, disclosed she wants to make her directing debut on a comedy called Project Delirium. What exactly is going on with this? It’s set up to be financed by 2929, with Lawrence and her partner Justin Ciarrocchi producing along with Todd Wagner and Ben Cosgrove. Show More Summary

Universal Lands Hot Novel ‘The Girl Before;’ Ron Howard To Direct, Imagine & Michael De Luca To Produce

EXCLUSIVE: In a big pre-Thanksgiving auction, Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to The Girl Before, a thriller novel written by author J.P. Delaney that Ballantine Bantam Dell Random House will publish in fall, 2016. RonShow More Summary

Lionsgate And ‘Gods Of Egypt’ Director Alex Proyas Apologize For Film’s Lack Of Diversity

Both Lionsgate and the director of its upcoming Gods Of Egypt have apologized for the film’s much-disparaged casting, with Lionsgate releasing a statement, first reported by Forbes today, conceding that the company “failed to live up...Show More Summary

Marvel’s ‘Agent Carter’ Season 2 Teaser: Hayley Atwell Is Kicking Butt In Hollywood

Agent Carter is back and taking on Hollywood. ABC has dropped a new teaser for Season 2 of the action drama series. Hayley Atwell stars as Agent Peggy Carter, the unstoppable secret agent for the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Dedicated...Show More Summary

NFL Thanksgiving Primetime Game, Macy’s Parade Pull Record Ratings For NBC

The Peacock network is undoubtedly thankful today. NBC Sports’ coverage of last night’s Chicago Bears-Green Bay Packers game was the best metered-market rating for an NFL Thanksgiving primetime game since 2006. The 14.6/29 overnightShow More Summary

‘Zoolander 2’ Trailer Scores Record Traffic For A Comedy Film In Its First Week

Paramount Pictures reports that the  Zoolander 2 trailer was the hotstepper in its first week of release, racking up 52.5M views online; the most for any comedy trailer ever.  The sequel to the 2001 comedy opens on February 12 next year. Show More Summary

French Media Dedicates Coverage To Emotional Memorial Service For Victims Of Paris Attacks

Black Friday took on an entirely different meaning in France as the still-mourning country’s nets dedicated wall-to-wall coverage to the memorial service to the victims of the Paris attacks held today in the nation’s capital city. In...Show More Summary

Roman Polanski Will Not Be Extradited To The U.S. From Poland

Roman Polanski can give thanks to Polish prosecutors after they decided not to challenge a legal ruling in the country, issued last month, to reject a U.S. request to extradite Roman Polanski for having unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl in 1977. Show More Summary

‘Luther’ Trailer: Idris Elba Returns To Track A New Serial Killer

Idris Elba is back as tormented genius DCI John Luther in the trailer above. The London detective, whose brilliant mind is often in conflict with the dangerous violence of his passions, returns in two new one-hour episodes next month which have been given confirmed air dates. Show More Summary

‘Empire’ Ratings Unsurprisingly Down On Thanksgiving Eve, ‘Code Black’ Rises

There was some Alicia Keys, some more Vivica A. Fox, some Rosie O'Donnell and even some Lee Daniels himself in the penultimate Empire (3.1/ 10) episode of 2015 on a relatively quiet Big 4 night on Wednesday. As great swaths of America...Show More Summary

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Facebook/TV Clip: Snoke Signals

A new Star Wars: The Force Awakens clip posted to Facebook this morning, just in time to give fans an extra something to be thankful for on Turkey Day. The one-minute trailer (above) is titled “All The Way” and will also serve as an upcoming TV spot. Show More Summary

Katniss Rules Wednesday On Track For $78M-80M 5-Day; ‘Good Dinosaur’ Eyes $58M-$62M; ‘Creed’ Punching $39M-$42M

Refresh for updates. Early AM Industry estimates Not a Brontosaurus or boxer Adonis Creed could push Katniss from her No. 1 perch at the box office, as Liongate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2 owned the Wednesday before Thanksgiving with $13.8M at 4,175 theaters, +21% over Tuesday for a running cume of $136.3M. Show More Summary

NBC’s Thanksgiving Parade Coverage Launches With Gloria Estefan Musical ‘On Your Feet!’

Already looking like a hit with Broadway theatergoers, newcomer On Your Feet! — the biotuner about the courtship and rise to superstardom of the Miami Sound Machine’s  Gloria and Emilio Estefan — got a priceless plug Thursday morning,  leading off NBC’s coverage of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Show More Summary

Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s ‘Cemetery Of Splendour’ Wins Best Film At Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s ‘Cemetery Of Splendour’ has won the best film award at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Australia. The awards, which took place Thursday in Brisbane, featured a special tribute to Paris, home to partner organisation UNESCO. Show More Summary

History Channel To Air Exclusive Doc On Paris Attacks

A+E Networks UK will broadcast a one-hour special event docu on the History Channel about the Paris attacks that claimed at least 130 lives. Terror: Seven Days In Paris looks at the tragedy in Paris in the context of a world faced with the threat of international terrorism. Show More Summary

Paul Walker’s Father Sues Porsche For ‘Fast And Furious’ Actor’s Death

Almost two years after his son’s death in a fiery car crash, the father of Fast & Furious star Paul Walker has followed his granddaughter’s lead and filed a wrongful death suit against Porsche. Seeking unspecific damages, the lawsuit...Show More Summary

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Gets PG-13 Rating

Brace yourselves: the MPAA has divined the will of the force, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens has received a PG-13 rating. This is the second time, after Revenge of the Sith, that a Star Wars film has received the rating. Despite the opaque process under which the MPAA works, we know there are a few reasons why a film might be PG-13 instead of PG. Show More Summary

How ‘Room’ Mates Larson, Abrahamson & Tremblay Architected Book-To-Film Alchemy – Awardsline

"You can imagine the crass studio executive reaction to the pitch for Room: 'Forget it,' " says director Lenny Abrahamson of his film that has commanded so much Oscar buzz since its September unveiling at the Telluride Film Festival. Yes,...Show More Summary

Oscar-Winning ‘Sicario’ Editor Joe Walker On Editing For Tension & ‘Story Of Your Life’: “It’s Amy Adams & Aliens”

Throughout his career, editor Joe Walker has worked with some of the most critically lauded and commercially successful directors in the business—among them, Michael Mann and Steve McQueen. Walker won an Oscar for his editing of 12 Years...Show More Summary

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