Golden Globes: The Deadline Film Team’s Live Blog
By Anita Busch, Mike Fleming Jr., and Dominic Patten – The Golden Globes have largely been relevant primarily because of its proximity to Oscar season. You know the jokes, that this is the day you can’t find a waiter because they are all here to see if their votes lead to winners.
Oscars: Martin Scorsese Interviews ‘Grandmaster’s’ Wong Kar Wai
By Pete Hammond – EXCLUSIVE: It is hard to believe, at least from my point of view, that the great Wong Kar Wai, perhaps China’s greatest living filmmaker has never once been nominated for an Academy Award.
Box Office: ‘Lone Survivor’ Takes In $37.8M, Not $38.5M, ‘Hercules’ Edges ‘Wolf’ For Third Place, ‘American Hustle’ In Fifth Celebrating Its $100M
By Anita Busch – Lone Survivor still was stellar over the three-day frame. The Legend Of Hercules rose to third place, edging out Wolf, which took the No. 4 spot after Sunday numbers came in.
AFI Awards Lunch Brings Out Hollywood’s Heavy Hitters And Contenders For Season’s Ultra-Cool Event
By Pete Hammond – “Storytellers, welcome,” said AFI president and CEO Bob Gazzale as he opened the AFI Awards 2013 luncheon today…
Quentin Tarantino’s New Script: Creating Buzz, And Another Turn For Bruce Dern?
By Mike Fleming Jr. – EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a bit of fun gossip surfacing in Golden Globes weekend. Whenever Quentin Tarantino completes a new script, it’s an event accompanied by great fanfare, partly because his scripts are so damned fun to read.
‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’ Says “Not Sure” They Are Source Of “Walter Mitty’ Leak
By Dominic Patten – As any guild member receiving screeners via courier the past few weeks know, the studios and networks are vehement about their DVDs not ending up in the wrong hands or wrong places.
Universal, Chris Morgan Howl For ‘The Wolf’s Hour’
By Mike Fleming Jr. – EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures has acquired the Robert McCammon novel The Wolf’s Hour for Chris Morgan and Emile Gladstone to produce through their Universal-based Chris Morgan Productions banner.
Cote De Pablo Joins Chilean Miner Movie ‘The 33′ In First Post-’NCIS’ Gig
By The Deadline Team – EXCLUSIVE: In what will be her first acting role since leaving network TV’s most-watched series NCIS, Cote De Pablo has been cast in The 33, the feature film based on the 2010 rescue of 33 Chilean miners after being trapped 69 days in the Copiapo gold and copper mine more than half an mile below the earth’s surface.
Kelly Lynch, Jim Beaver Join ‘The Frontier’
By The Deadline Team – EXCLUSIVE: Magic City‘s Kelly Lynch and Justified‘s Jim Beaver have signed on to Indie crime pic The Frontier. They join Jocelin Donahue (House of the Devil, Insidious 2), Izabella Miko (Deadwood), Liam Aiken (Electrick Children), Jamie Harris (Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes) and AJ Bowen (You’re Next) in the ensemble cast.
No New Film/TV Tax Credit Cash In Jerry Brown’s Budget
By Dominic Patten – Governor Jerry Brown may take moguls’ money for his upcoming re-election campaign, but it looks like he’s not planning on handing out any more cash to keep production in California.