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Leon Vitali, Stanley Kubrick’s Right-Hand Man, Passed Away at Age 74

Leon Vitali, Stanley Kubrick’s right-hand man, passed away at age 74. Born in Warwickshire, England, Vitali began her career performing in a variety of television series in the early 1970s, including ”Z Cars,” ”The Fenn Street Gang,” and ”Notorious Woman.” Then, he did enter into a life-changing experience with the auteur, Stanley Kubrick, he had roles…

“Ally McBeal” Sequel In Works with Calista Flockhart Eyes To Return

It’s been two decades after the Emmy winning David E. Kelley’s “Ally McBeal” ended its five-season run on Fox, Calista Flockhart led legal dramedy is plotting a comeback with a sequel series currently in early development at ABC. The new project was written and executive produced by Karin Gist (“Mike,” “Our Kind of People”), the…

Regal Cinemas Owner Cineworld Prepping for Bankruptcy Filing

The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Cineworld, the globe’s second-largest movie-theater chain, is preparing to file for bankruptcy while facing debts of US$4.8 billion. Cineworld, the London-based parent company of US-based Regal Cinemas, owns 751 branches and has 28,000 employees in ten countries. It also operates theaters under the name of Picturehouse, Cinema…

Mikkelsen Speculates on Johnny Depp’s Return to ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is pondering whether Johnny Depp might eventually rejoin the Fantastic Beasts franchise, despite Depp’s legal woes involving abuse allegations from ex-wife Amber Heard. In the wake of the accusations against Depp, Mikkelsen took over the role of Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, which was released this past…

First Trailer for Akira Kurosawa’s ‘Ikiru’ Remake Titled ‘Living’ Starring Bill Nighy

After premiering at this year’s Sundance festival, Sony Pictures Classics has revealed an official teaser trailer for the film Living, which is an English-language remake of the Japanese auteur Akira Kurosawa film, “Ikiru” from 1952. The trailer showcases an inspiring experience for viewers despite the dark subject matter with uplifting soundtrack and gorgeous cinematography that…

‘Hawkeye’ Directors Bert & Bertie In Negotiations to Direct Disney’s Big Thunder Mountain Movie

Disney is in negotiations with Hawkeye directors Bert & Bertie to helm its next feature film based on one of its classic theme park rides, Big Thunder Mountain. Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap Entertainment and Ridley Scott’s Scott Free are producing, and Kieran and Michele Mulroney (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) are writing the script for,…

Wolfgang Petersen, Director from “Das Boot” and “Air Force One,” Dies at 81

German-born director Wolfgang Petersen has died at the age of 81 near Los Angeles. The filmmaker, who first came to prominence with Das Boot, later went on to direct several high-tech feature films, including Shattered, Outbreak, In the Line of Fire, The Perfect Storm, Troy, Poseidon, and Air Force One. In the mid-1980s, Petersen also…

THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES | FIRST LOOK!

Synopsis : Return to The Hunger Games, the landmark film franchise that has earned over $3 billion globally, with Lionsgate’s adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ #1 New York Times Bestseller The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Years before he would become the tyrannical President of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blyth) is the last hope for…

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris to Write and Direct ‘Wizard of Oz’ Remake For Warner Bros.

Kenya Barris, the creator of the hit Emmy Award-winning ABC sitcom, Black-ish, and its two spin-off series, Grown-ish and Mixed-ish, has signed on to write and direct a new feature adaptation of Wizard of Oz for Warner Bros. The filmmaker will produce the movie with his production company, Khalabo Ink Society, Deadline is reporting. Barris’…

John Wick’s Prequel is Coming to Peacock in 2023

Lionsgate’s John Wick prequel series The Continental is on the move. The series is moving from Starz to NBCU streamer Peacock, will now launch on Peacock in 2023. The series will explore the origin story of the exclusive Continental Hotel, a centerpiece of the John Wick Universe which serves as a refuge for assassins. Told from…

Yellow Veil Pictures Acquires World Sales Rights For Kyra Elise Gardner’s Debut Documentary LIVING WITH CHUCKY

Yellow Veil Pictures Acquires World Sales Rights For Kyra Elise Gardner’s Debut Documentary LIVING WITH CHUCKY. Yellow Veil Pictures have acquired world sales rights to Kyra Elise Gardner’s debut documentary feature LIVING WITH CHUCKY. The documentary screened last weekend at Popcorn Frights and this will be followed by key festival premieres at Frightfest in the…