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Archive for June 2011
Film News: Architect behind Marvel film division eyes similar strategy at Rovio — Development on an “Angry Birds” movie is taking flight now that Rovio has tapped former Marvel Studios chairman David Maisel as a special advisor to the company behind the blockbuster mobile game.
TV News: KNBC led all stations with 28 nominations for the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, which will be presented Aug. 6 by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Film News: 21 exhibs listed on MoviePass shocked, won’t honor its customers — Less than four months after the shock of premium VOD, exhibitors were blindsided this week by the beta launch of MoviePass, a $50-per-month service that ostensibly allows subscribers unlimited access to theaters using their smartphones as tickets. But this time, theaters aren’t [...]
Centers on a skilled, female thief
MTV’s Death Valley will follow a new branch of the LAPD, the “Undead Task Force,” which is created to deal with new threats after vampires, werewolves, and other things that go bump at the night overrun the San Fernando Valley. The horror-comedy will be shot documentary style, so think that episode of X-Files that parodied [...]
It must be a good week for “Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston. Not only did we just learn yesterday that he landed a pivotal role in Ben Affleck’s Tehran hostage crisis film Argo, but now he’s negotiating to star in another high profile film based on events even further in the past. Variety reports Cranson [...]
The last poster we featured promoting the forthcoming adventures of Captain America: The First Avenger (ironically the last Avenger to get his own feature film) was pretty fantastic. However, a new international poster has shown up that just slaps the different actors together with Red Skull (played by Hugo Weaving) ominously looking over our heroes [...]
Film News: All 21 exhibs listed on MoviePass launch release say they were shocked, won’t honor its customers — Less than four months after the shock of premium VOD, exhibitors were blindsided this week by the beta launch of MoviePass, a $50-per-month service that ostensibly allows subscribers unlimited access to theaters using their smartphones as [...]
Film Reviews: Ask any tween girl to name her interests, and the list will almost invariably include fashion, adventure and hanging with her BFFs. Add glorious Euro scenery, mistaken identity, horses, and Selena Gomez, and you’ve got “Monte Carlo,” which scores a direct hit with its target demo.