Fox Searchlight has much to be thankful for right about now, with the Second Circuit granting its motions to appeal both the class certification, and the district judge's grant of summary judgment in favor of the interns, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Two cases, starting in the Southern District of New......
Fox Searchlight has picked up Zak Olkewicz‘s ELIMINATION, a horror pitch to be produced by Shawn Levy through his 21 Laps banner, according to Deadline. This marks the second studio sale this year for Olkewicz, who made a Dimension...Show More Summary
Over six months after the potentially industry game changing June 11 ruling that unpaid interns on the Darren Aronofsky-directed Black Swan were really employees, Fox Searchlight today were handed an opportunity to turn things around. Show More Summary
Fox Searchlight has picked up Zak Olkewicz‘s Elimination, a horror pitch to be produced by Shawn Levy through his 21 Laps banner, Deadline reports. This pitch is described as a high concept horror film involving a cerebral game of cat and mouse. They are keeping... Read More
EXCLUSIVE: Fox Searchlight has picked up Zak Olkewicz’s Elimination, a horror pitch to be produced by Shawn Levy through his 21 Laps banner. This marks the second studio sale this year for Olkewicz, who made a Dimension deal last spring on Ink And Bone, a script which topped the 2013 Blood List which ranks genre scripts. Show More Summary
Fox Searchlight plans to create a biopic profiling world renowned author, J.R.R. Tolkien. According to The L.A. Times, the movie will explore Tolkien’s childhood, his time in the military, and his writing career. Scholar David Gleeson will pen the script. Show More Summary
The nominations for the 29th Independent Spirit Awards were announced this morning at the W Hotel in Los Angeles with Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight) leading the nominations with seven, including Best Feature, Best Director and Best Screenplay. Show More Summary
Following a positive critical response to his recent debut feature, Kill Your Darlings, writer-director John Krokidas has, according to Deadline, lined up a new project in Fox Searchlight's Standard Happiness Package. Scripted by Keith...Show More Summary
Fox Searchlight’s 12 Years A Slave, Lionsgate’s All is Lost, IFC’s Frances Ha, CBS Films’ Inside Llewyn Davis and Paramount Vantage’s Nebraska will vie for Best Feature at the 2014 Spirit Awards. 12 Years A Slave leads the field with 7 nominations. Show More Summary
Fox Searchlight is developing a biopic about J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Tentatively called Tolkien, the film will focus on the fantasy writer's earlier life, and how he came to pen his acclaimed fantasy trilogy, according to the Los Angeles Times. Show More Summary
David Gleeson is writing a script that follows the author's college years and service in World War I. Peter Chernin is on board to produce. [...]
We've only got two more Hobbit movies to look forward to, so it's about time someone figured out a way to continue to cash in on J.R.R. Tolkien's legacy. So how about a biopic? Variety reports Fox Searchlight and Chernin Entertainment...Show More Summary
The project is tentatively titled Tolkien and will be produced by Chernin Entertainment and Fox Searchlight. Movies based on Tolkien's books have already raked in over $4 billion, and there's no question that figure will increase sharply following the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug when it hits theaters on Dec. 13.
J.R.R. Tolkien is set to be the subject of a movie biopic. Fox Searchlight has green-lit the production, which will revolve around Tolkien’s creation of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Peter Chernin’s Chernin Entertainment will work in conjunction with Fox Searchlight on the project. Show More Summary
'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' author J.R.R. Tolkien is getting the biopic treatment, as based on a script written by Tolkien scholar David Gleeson The post J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic is Being Developed by Fox Searchlight appeared first on Screen Rant.
If there's no scene of him staring thoughtfully at a short, hairy man, we'll eat our collective hat. Fox Searchlight and Chernin Entertainment are currently working on a J.R.R. Tolkien biopic. The film will "chronicle the key moments in Tolkien’s life" that led to him to write The Hobbit and... More »
In a house on the street in England there lived a Tolkien. With two more Hobbit movies due out this year and next, we're getting back into the excitement of J.R.R. Tolkien mania again. To go along with all the buzz for The Hobbit, our...Show More Summary
Warner Bros. is the lucky studio behind three Lord of Rings movies and another three Hobbit films, but Fox Searchlight will be the one who finally brings the genius behind those fantasy epics to the big screen. And no, I don’t mean Peter Jackson. The studio has just set David Gleeson to script a biopic […]
The true story behind The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien is in the works with a biopic tentatively titled Tolkien. The LA Times reports that David Gleeson will be providing the screenplay. Tolkien is said to focus...Show More Summary
12 Years a Slave Dir. Steve McQueen [Fox Searchlight Pictures; 2013] by Will Ross Rating: 12 Years a Slave stands very tall among historical epics about atrocities, which usually feel as though they were bankrolled by studios on condition of assuaging consciences instead of agitating them. Show More Summary