‘Stalker’ Video Review – McDermott, Q Star In Kevin Williamson’s CBS Procedural
Stalker, CBS' newest, and creepiest, police procedural, debuts tonight with Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott playing detectives dedicated to stalking the stalkers out there. The show is executive produced by Kevin Williamson, the man behind the Scream franchise, The Vampire Diaries, The Following and much else. Deadline's Dominic Patten reviews the results, and, well, it may be enough to make him scream, even if Q and McDermott look fabulous in their trench coats.
Are you… Read
‘Interstellar’ Trailer: Matthew McConaughey Will Save Us All
The Interstellar marketing campaign is kicking into high gear today with a new trailer, hot on the heels of this morning's announcement that the Chris Nolan space drama will get a rare nationwide sneak release on celluloid. Paramount and Warner Bros. have partnered with Google to launch an immersive Interstellar website highlighted by a new third trailer that reveals some inkling of plot for the first time. After hooking Nolan fans with stunning imagery and vague story… Read
‘Exodus: Gods And Kings’ Trailer: Christian Bale & Ridley Scott Take On ‘Ten Commandments’
20th Century Fox has dropped a trailer for Ridley Scott's epic take Exodus: Gods And Kings, which stars Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton as rivals Moses and Ramses. John Turturro, Aaron Paul, Ben Mendelsohn, Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley also star. Like the first trailer that dropped over the summer, this certainly shows off Scott's DNA and by the time of its December 12 release the question will most certainly will be out there: Who would win in a fight? Charlton… Read
Ben Affleck On ‘Daily Show': Jon Stewart “Spoils” ‘Gone Girl’ & ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ (Video)
A beefed-up Ben Affleck began his visit to The Daily Show last night by dinging host Jon Stewart for making a movie about Iran (Rosewater) when he'd already made a movie about Iran (Argo). Stewart returned the favor by spoiling Affleck starrers Gone Girl and Batman Vs Superman.
“What the f*ck! Are you kidding me?” Affleck shrieked in mock horror, before explaining that he gave David Fincher directing pointers on Gone Girl. “I don't want to say 'ghost director,' ” Affleck… Read
‘The Water Diviner’ Trailer: Russell Crowe’s Epic Feature Helming Debut
The Weinstein Co acquired Russell Crowe's feature directing debut at the Cannes Film Festival in May, where 12 minutes of the film was screened. I saw footage of The Water Diviner at Cine Europe in Barcelona in June and there is definitely an epic feel to the picture based on what was shown there. Crowe plays an Australian farmer who travels to Turkey four years after the battle of Gallipoli in search of his sons who have been reported missing in action. Olga Kurylenko… Read
‘Horrible Bosses 2′ Trailer: Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz Do Bad Biz In Sequel
Self-employed buddies Kurt, Nick and Dale (Jason Sudeikis, Jason Bateman and Charlie Day) go up against Chris Pine and Christoph Waltz in the sequel to 2011's $209M comedy. This time they've gone into business for themselves, but turn to Dean 'MF' Jones (Jamie Foxx) for help kidnapping a double-crossing investor. Sean Anders directed the film and co-wrote the script with John Morris. WB will unleash Horrible Bosses 2 in the holiday frame on November 26. Here's the latest… Read
China’s ‘Breakup Buddies': Follow-Up To Smash ‘Lost In Thailand’ Palling Around At Home & Abroad (Video)
With China's National Day holiday officially kicking off Wednesday, the Middle Kingdom box office is poised for an extra boost thanks to today's timely release of Breakup Buddies. The comedy is a sort of follow-up to smash hit Lost In Thailand. That film was key to a surge in local box office at the end of 2012 and made headlines around the globe. Breakup Buddies, which is particularly racy as far as Chinese movies go (check out the trailer above), has the added cachet of… Read
Is the Movie Business Healthy Or Hurting? Deadline’s Fleming and Busch Duke It Out In DeadlineNow Video
Is the movie business doing well, or is it in trouble? After a summer that was down double digits from 2013, rampant runaway production, and layoffs at multiple major studios, some would argue it's been a bad year in the middle of a long, slow decline.
On the other hand, there are new investors, bringing lots of money and optimism to the game, including former Warner Bros. executive Jeff Robinov and and his overseas backers, and Robert Simonds' STX. Who's… Read
Otter Media Adds Top Execs As Chernin-AT&T Online Strategy Clarifies
Otter Media has named former airline and telecomm executive Virasb Vahidi as CEO, and just-departed YouTube executive Tom Pickett to head a new group under Vahidi running niche online-video channels CrunchyRoll, KDrama and Creativebug.
Otter is the joint venture, announced earlier this year, between The Chernin Group and AT&T. Today's announcement finally begins to provide structure and clarity to a series of other moves by the joint venture, including last week's deal Read
‘Taken 3′ Trailer: Liam Neeson Loads, Shoots, Repeats In Threequel
Liam Neeson's Bryan Mills character didn't kill his wife — and the cops don't care. Sound familiar? No, it's not a reboot of 1993's The Fugitive, it's Taken 3. Seriously, this ex-CIA agent truly wants to live a normal life: As seen in the trailer, he's likes to cook dinner for the family, evident in his chopping of vegetables. He buys jumbo carnival-stuffed panda bears for his teenage daughter. However, somewhere between clinking wine glasses with his wife (Famke… Read
‘Inherent Vice’ Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix Stars In Paul Thomas Anderson’s Latest
Joaquin Phoenix plays a drug-fueled investigator in writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's first film since 2012's The Master. Inherent Vice follows detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigating the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend in early-'70s Los Angeles. Owen Wilson, Josh Brolin, Benecio Del Toro, Katherine Waterston, Jena Malone and Eric Roberts also star along with Reese Witherspoon — who's reuniting with Phoenix after their Oscar-winning roles in Walk The Line… Read
‘Gone Girl’ Review By Pete Hammond: DeadlineNow (Video)
Fox and New Regency's Gone Girl debuted Friday as the opening-night pic at the New York Film Festival. Deadline's Pete Hammond says not only will the Ben Affleck-starring pic directed by David Fincher clean up in theaters when it opens wide Friday, but it looms as a growing threat in the Oscar… Read