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Campaign Calls For Crew Boycott As ‘Midnight Rider’ Heads To L.A. For Pre-Prod

deadline.com – Crew around Los Angeles are getting word that pre-production on Midnight Rider is starting up in a few weeks back in L.A. with Randall Miller at the helm. Deadline broke the news earlier this week that Miller and his Unclaimed Freight banner were trying to resume filming on the Gregg Allman biopic following the tragic death of camera assistant Sarah Jones in Georgia. 17 hours 58 min ago via jetli

Steven Spielberg Boards Religious Drama ‘Edgardo Mortara’ (Exclusive)

variety.com – Though he’s still mulling what his next directing gig will be, Steven Spielberg has added another project to his development slate: a religious drama titled “The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara,” written by “Lincoln” and “Munich” scribe Tony Kushner. Spielberg plans to produce the drama as a potential directing vehicle, which would be a co-production between... 17 hours 57 min ago via brucelee

Bryan Singer's Accuser Says He Was 'Like a Piece of Meat to These People'

feedproxy.google.com – "I was raped numerous times in that house, by numerous individuals," said Michael F. Egan, who told the press his mother had reported the alleged crimes to the LAPD. 17 hours 57 min ago via theothersenhman

Chris Pine in Talks to Star in Disney Coast Guard Drama (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Craig Gillespie is in talks to direct "The Finest Hours," based on the true story about two oil tankers caught in a storm. 17 hours 58 min ago via brucelee

Critics Consensus: Transcendence is a Sci-Fi Snooze

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a techno-dystopia (Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall), a near-death experience (Heaven Is For Real, starring Greg Kinnear and Connor Corum), a bunch of furry carnivores (the nature documentary Bears), and some supernatural high jinks ( 18 hours 29 min ago via brucelee

‘X-Men’ Distributor 20th Century Fox Calls Singer Allegations a ‘Personal Matter,’ Defers to His Lawyers

variety.com – In the light of the sexual abuse allegations made against “X-Men: Days of Future Past” director Bryan Singer, Fox addressed the developing controversy in a statement Thursday. “These are serious allegations, and they will be resolved in the appropriate forum. This is a personal matter, which Bryan Singer and his representatives are addressing separately,” reads... 19 hours 58 min ago via theothersenhman

Bryan Singer Accuser: LAPD Knew About Sexual Abuse in 1999

variety.com – Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, Bryan Singer’s accuser Michael Egan said his mother first reported the allegations of sexual abuse to the Los Angeles Police Department when he was 17 years old. “It basically fell on deaf ears and I basically buried it deep within me” after that, he told reporters at the... 20 hours 28 min ago via jetli

Singer Lawsuit Is Shakedown

hollywood-elsewhere.com – In a civil lawsuit filed yesterday (4.16) in Hawaii, Bryan Singer, the 49 year-old director of X-Men: Days of Future Past (20th Century Fox, 5.20.14) was accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old lad in 1999 and forcing him to take cocaine and basically using him like a chicken hawk. The plaintiff, Michael F. 20 hours 43 min ago via donnieyen

Miike now shooting Yakuza Apocalypse

screendaily.com – EXCLUSIVE: Japan’s Nikkatsu Corporation has announced director Takashi Miike has started shooting Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War Of The Underworld as of April 17. 20 hours 57 min ago via brucelee

JJ Abrams Will Personally Destroy You If You Leak STAR WARS Information

feedproxy.google.com – At least that's according to a supposedly leaked new hire letter. 21 hours 28 min ago via donnieyen

‘Noah’ Oscar Campaign Gets Early Start

variety.com – Hoping to avoid the Oscar flood, Paramount has invited Academy voters to see “Noah” in theaters, using their membership cards for admission. Oscar campaigns often start at least a year before the ceremonies, but most of the strategizing is done behind closed doors, preparing for later in the year. It’s unusual for a studio to... 21 hours 28 min ago via jackiechan

Cannes: Looking Past the Hype and Hate (Analysis)

variety.com – Usual suspects, few surprises, unforgivable omissions — got it. Now, can we watch the movies? 21 hours 28 min ago via theothersenhman

Caleb Landry Jones In Talks For Gay Rights Pic ‘Stonewall’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Caleb Landry Jones (X-Men: First Class, Antiviral) is in negotiations to join the cast of Roland Emmerich‘s Stonewall, about the 1969 Greenwich Village raid on the Stonewall Inn that became a flashpoint for the gay rights movement. War Horse‘s Jeremy Irvine was set earlier this month to lead the cast as Danny, a young man who experiences a political awakening during the riots. 21 hours 58 min ago via jetli

Box office preview: Johnny Depp’s ‘Transcendence’ heads for an Earth-bound debut

insidemovies.ew.com – Johnny Depp is back in theaters this weekend for the first time since last summer’s The Lone Ranger – but his $100 21 hours 57 min ago via jackiechan

Lionsgate-Summit Shake-Up: Marketing Chief Nancy Kirkpatrick to Exit

feedproxy.google.com – All feature film marketing operations will now be run by Lionsgate veteran Tim Palen. 21 hours 57 min ago via jackiechan
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