Summit Entertainment News
10:54 PM 7/14/2014 by Fred Topel
While Jason Blum has a virtual monopoly on the most successful horror movies, some of his staple directors are moving on. After directing The Fast and the Furious 7, James Wan left the Insidious franchise in the hands of screenwriter Leigh Whannell. Blum still expects he can convince Wan to make another horror movie for him, joking that it could be as soon as Insidious 4.
9:12 PM 6/18/2014 by Binh Ngo
If you ever think that Ken Jeong deserves his own movie, then there's good news. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jeong is set to star in a Summit Entertainment comedy called International Incident. Steve Carell is in talks to produce.
To be scripted by David Javerbaum from his own pitch, International Incident is said to revolve around five United Nations delegates who set out on a road trip to find one of the five's long lost love.
One of the most popular dance franchises in film history takes competition to astonishing new heights in Step Up All In. Miami street dancer Sean Asa (Ryan Guzman) moves to Hollywood with visions of fame and fortune, only to discover the almost insurmountable odds of making it in the professional dance world.
The Twilight Saga films may be over but today it turned out the battle for the profits from the blockbuster franchise are not. Goldcrest Film Distribution hit Summit today with a multi-million dollar breach of contract lawsuit (read it here) over the movies. “As a direct result of Defendant’s deceptive accounting practices in which it systematically understates the Twilight revenues and overstates its costs, however, Goldcrest has received many millions of dollars less than it is due under the Sub Distribution Deed,” says the heavily redacted filing today in LA Superior Court.
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Summit Entertainment is revving up its Vin Diesel fantasy-actioner “The Last Witch Hunter” by tapping “Dallas Buyers Club” writer Melisa Wallack to polish the script. Summit also announced that Lakeshore Entertainment has joined as a partner on the project and will co-finance and co-produce the film, with the company’s Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi and Eric...
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10:42 PM 3/19/2014 by Senh Duong
It’s Divergent or bust for the Young Adult genre, according to Entertainment Weekly and the Wall Street Journal.
You see, since the genre exploded with Twilight, only the “Hunger Games” films were able to capture similarly huge audiences in that demographic.
Others like The Host, Beautiful Creatures, The Mortal Instruments:
Summit Entertainment has released a new featurette for Divergent which concentrates on Four, the character played by Theo James in the March 21 release.
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5:17 PM 2/4/2014 by Jeff Giles
The franchise is king in today's Hollywood, and if you seek proof, just scan the daily film industry headlines. Today's example: Summit Entertainment plans to start production on the Divergent sequel, Insurgent, in May -- only two months after Insurgent's box office debut.
6:28 PM 1/29/2014 by Binh Ngo
Divergent, the movie based on Veronica Roth's novel of the same name, isn't even in theaters, but that's not stopping Summit Entertainment from setting the sequel in motion.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has tapped Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman to touch up the script for the sequel, which is titled Insurgent.
In a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late.