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How An iPad App Helped Tommy Lee Jones Film The Homesman

2:32 PM 9/10/2014 by Fred Topel
The Homesman
The Homesman is Tommy Lee Jones’s fourth film as a director. It is set in the frontier as a woman (Hilary Swank) takes a job transporting three women for mental care, and hires a man she saves from hanging (Jones) to help her along the way. Jones combined 35mm film and digital cameras to get the right look of The Homesman.

Roadside Attractions Acquires Xavier Dolan's Cannes-Winning 'Mommy' – "Mommy" the latest film by Canadian director Xavier Dolan, has just been picked up by Roadside Attractions for U.S. distribution. The film was the co-winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes earlier this year. "As Dolan's characters endure a series of seismic up and downs, the movie maintains a vitality and movement that goes beyond craftsmanship to illustrate Dolan's evolution as an artist," wrote Eric Kohn in his review of the film at Cannes. 7 years 43 weeks ago via jackiechan

‘G.I. Joe 3′ Recruits ‘Shooter’ Writer Remember the days when G.I. Joe 3 had a writing and directing team in place, and wasn’t just drifting through production limbo like so much blockbusting flotsam? Not too long ago, Paramount had Jon M. Chu locked in to continue steering the Joe ship (following his efforts on G.I. Joe: Retaliation), and with Snow White and the Huntsman screenwriter Evan Daugherty putting pen to paper on the new film’s script; they made a fine franchising combo in the abstract.

Dwayne Johnson Will Have an Expanded Role in 'G.I. Joe 3' While G.I. Joe 3 was confirmed for a 2016 release date alongside Transformers 5 and Star Trek 3, it's the one sequel will still no very little about. Director Jon M. Chu was once set to reprise his role after helming the well-received G.I. Joe Retaliation. But production delays saw him taking over another Hasbro property with Jem and the Holograms instead, and before G.I. Joe 3 could be officially confirmed by Paramount, the director was courted to jump behind the lens on Now You See Me 2, though a deal has not yet been signed. Now, G.I.

Gimme Shelter

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by Binh Ngo

A pregnant teenager flees life with her drug-addicted mother and ends up living on the street before being welcomed into her first real home in Gimme Shelter, an extraordinary tale of survival and redemption inspired by actual events. For 16-year-old Agnes "Apple" Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens), life has been a constant struggle to overcome the harsh reality of a subsistence existence with her abusive mother, June (Rosario Dawson), and June's string of lowlife boyfriends.


Roadside Attractions To Release 'In Secret' February 21 – EXCLUSIVE: Roadside Attractions has made some moves on Therese, the film it acquired at Toronto. The film has been retitled In Secret, and is has been set for February 21 release. The romantic thriller stars Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, Tom Felton and Jessica Lange and is based on Emile Zola’s scandalous novel, Thérèse Raquin. 8 years 28 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Toronto: Elmore Leonard's 'Life of Crime' Selling to Lionsgate, Roadside – The dark comedy closes a deal for U.S. rights just as "McCanick" -- starring the late Cory Monteith -- finds a home with Well Go. 8 years 36 weeks ago via jetli

Lake Bell's 'In a World…' Sells to Roadside and Sony – The actress's directorial debut had its world premiere at Sundance. 9 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Avengers' Helmer Joss Whedon Steps Back Into Spring–This Time With Shakespeare – EXCLUSIVE: Joss Whedon, who late last spring set the blockbuster tone for summer with the May release of The Avengers, will venture further into the warm weather season with his next film–this time aiming for the counter-programming buck. Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate have set a June 7 opening for Much Ado About Nothing, Whedon’s contemporized adaptation of the William Shakespeare play. 9 years 25 weeks ago via jackiechan

Toronto Deals: Lionsgate, Roadside Nab Gwyneth Paltrow Sex Addiction Comedy, 'Thanks for Sharing'

Thanks for Sharing – Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions are close to acquiring the rights to "Thanks for Sharing," a sex addiction comedy that screened at the Toronto Film Festival, an individual with knowledge of the deal told TheWrap. 9 years 36 weeks ago via brucelee
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