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Luc Besson says Lucy was inspired by three unexpected and unique movies

joblo.com – Chances are you went to go see Luc Besson's LUCY this past weekend judging from the almost $50 million in box office for the sleeper hit. The fun and bizarre trailers for the science fiction/action movie may not have prepared audiences for the type of movie they were about to see but director Besson knew what films he was drawing influence from to make the Scarlett Johannson action flick. 2 days 9 hours ago via brucelee
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Iggy Azalea to Cameo in Fast & Furious 7

comingsoon.net – Although production has already wrapped on the upcoming Fast & Furious 7, Skyrock.fm has learned that rapper Iggy Azalea has filmed a cameo for the James Wan-directed franchise entry. The role will mark Azalea's acting debut. 2 days 9 hours ago via jackiechan
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Guillermo Del Toro Talks the Horror and Romance of 'Crimson Peak' at Comic-Con

feedproxy.google.com – Guillermo del Toro, who's become quite the Comic-Con fixture, hugging fanboys and journos alike, admits that his gothic horror-romance, "Crimson Peak" (Oct. 16, 2015), is the biggest movie he's ever made."Not only the scope is bigger, but I'm going to use a word that I don't normally touch, and that's ambition," he told me after his profane-lacedLegendary Hall H panel. 2 days 9 hours ago via jackiechan
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Paul Bettany discusses his Vision for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

hitfix.com – "The Avengers: Age of Ultron's" Paul Bettany gave a glimpse of what to expect of his take on the Vision as he upgrades from J.A.R.V.I.S. at Comic-Con 2014. 2 days 9 hours ago via jackiechan
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Suing Auction House Over Bruce Lee Poster

feedproxy.google.com – The former Lakers star is demanding Julien's Auction House return 152 pieces of memorabilia. 2 days 9 hours ago via theothersenhman
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‘Dragonriders of Pern’ Set Up as Movie Franchise at Warner Bros.

variety.com – Warner Bros. is launching development of a movie franchise based on the sci-fi series “Dragonriders of Pern.” The studio has optioned the 22-volume book series from the estate of American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey, who died in 2011. It has yet to set up the project with a producer. The books are set in a pre-industrial... 2 days 9 hours ago via brucelee
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'Single Moms Club' Actress to Star in Vanessa del Rio Biopic (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – The indie film about the porn star will mark the feature directorial debut of music video director Thomas Mignone. 2 days 9 hours ago via donnieyen
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Runaway Production Has Cost California $2 Billion Since 2010

variety.com – For the first time, there’s a calculation of just how much coin California is losing as a result of runaway production — and it’s not a pretty picture. According to the California Film Commission, the state has lost $2 billion in production spending since 2010. The org’s just-released annual report on the state’s production tax-credit... 2 days 9 hours ago via jetli
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Bryan Singer Sex Abuse Accuser Dropped by Lawyer

feedproxy.google.com – Jeff Herman was representing Michael Egan in the ongoing lawsuit over Egan's allegations of abuse by the director. 2 days 9 hours ago via jackiechan
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Box Office Preview: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Tracking for $65M-Plus Debut

feedproxy.google.com – The Marvel and Disney tentpole will play in more than 4,080 theaters, the widest August release in history; "It's much more of a space opera than a superhero movie," says director James Gunn. 2 days 9 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Mythology to Adapt Zenescope's 'The Library' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Brad Fischer, James Vanderbilt and Jon Silk are among the producers attached to the adaptation. 2 days 9 hours ago via brucelee
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SEC Investigating DreamWorks Animation’s $13.5 Million ‘Turbo’ Writedown

variety.com – During its second quarter earnings call, DreamWorks Animation disclosed an ongoing investigation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the $13.5 million writedown of film inventories the studio took on “Turbo” in February. The studio’s stock was down 7.3% in post-market trading after the studio disclosed its losses. Immediately after the SEC announcement, shares... 2 days 9 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Paid $63.6 Million for Fiscal 2014

variety.com – Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer received $63.6 million in compensation for the fiscal year ending March 31 — about two-thirds of that in stock options. The studio, which made the disclosure Tuesday in its proxy statement to shareholders, said that the five-fold jump in compensation from $12.6 million in fiscal 2013 stemmed from Feltheimer signing a... 2 days 9 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Congressional Democrats Urge California to Expand Production Credit

variety.com – Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and more than two dozen other Democratic members of California’s congressional delegation are urging state lawmakers to pass legislation that would expand film and TV tax credits. AB1839 passed the state Assembly 76-0 in June and is scheduled to come before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Aug. 2 days 9 hours ago via brucelee
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Paramount Deletes 'Ninja Turtles' Poster Tweet After 9/11 Criticism

feedproxy.google.com – "Combining that image and date was a mistake," said Paramount Australia in a statement. 2 days 9 hours ago via brucelee
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