David Willis

  • Mark Ruffalo Reveals the Reason Hulk Won't Be in "Civil War"

    There will be no "Hulk Smash" in next year's Marvel film.

    Comicvine
  • Anne Hathaway, 32, Is Already Losing Roles to Younger Actresses

    In Hollywood, 32 is apparently over the hill. "I can't complain about it because I benefited from it," Hathaway says. Obviously, Hathaway isn't the first victim of ageism in Hollywood: Earlier this year, Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed she'd been told that, at 37, she was "too old" to the play the love…

    TV Guide
  • Chris Evans on Saying Goodbye to Marvel: ‘It’s Almost Terrifying to Think About’

    Don’t leave us, Captain America! Chris Evans and (most of) the Avengers cast wrapped filming on Captain America: Civil War late last month, marking Evans' fifth film in his six-picture contract with Marvel Studios. In an interview with ETonline, the 34-year-old actor explains why having another…

    ETonline
  • Review: 'Transporter' a cinematic bumpy ride

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If nothing else, this reboot of the Transporter franchise should do wonders for Audi sales, not to mention car safety. Every passenger who sets foot in the tricked-out, gleaming German automobile driven by the titular character is immediately ordered to fasten their seat belt.…

    Associated Press
  • Film Review: ‘Life in a Walk’

    Yogi Roth’s documentary “Life in a Walk” has a simple premise: After his father Will receives a prostate cancer diagnosis, Yogi realizes how much he’d hate to find himself wishing they’d spent more time together, and asks him to come along for a two-week walk along the famous Camino de Santiago…

    Variety
  • ‘Star Wars’ New Product List: Droids, Drones, Daggers, And Duck Tape

    Disney’s 18-hour global online unboxing event for Star Wars toys and products is over, ahead of its carefully planned Force Friday sales campaign. And while the revelations didn’t begin to capture the vast array of licensed products about to hit the shelves — including the new Star Wars Duck Tape…

    Deadline
  • Fourth Finnish Film Affair Confab to Host U.S. Panel

    A delegation of high-profile U.S. execs will make the trip to Helsinki at the end of the month to participate in a panel hosted during the fourth edition of the Finnish Film Affair. Set to take place Sept 22-24 during the Helsinki International Film Festival, the Finnish Film Affair will attract a…

    Variety
  • Q&A With "A Walk in the Woods" Director Ken Kwapis

    Photo by Frank Masi/Broad Green PicturesThis week the film A Walk in the Woods, based on Bill Bryson's 1998 best-selling book, comes out in theaters. Sierra Club radio host Orli Cotel spoke with director Ken Kwapis about working (and walking) in the woods with Hollywood icons Robert Redford and…

    Huffington Post
  • Netflix makes big splash in Venice's film lagoon

    By Michael Roddy VENICE (Reuters) - Venice may be the world's oldest film festival, but this year it is pioneering what may well become the future of cinema as Netflix screens two films here, one of them its first feature and a contender for the top prize. "Beasts of No Nation" stars Idris Elba --…

    Reuters
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    Venice fest: Gyllenhaal looks dapper as Everest opens

    Jake Gyllenhaal plays dramatic role in Everest, a film based on the true story of a tragic expedition. The movie opened Venice Film Festival with the actor opening up about his role.

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  • David Axelrod Joins CNN As Senior Political Commentator

    David Axelrod, former senior adviser to President Obama, will begin as a CNN senior political commentator tomorrow, September 4; he will be unveiled on The Lead With Jake Tapper. It’s presumed this means Axelrod’s tenure as political analyst on MSNBC has come to an end. At CNN, he will add…

    Deadline
  • 'Dope,' One Of The Summer's Best Films, Returns To Theaters Friday

    Image courtesy of Open Road Films Just as IMAX and Universal/Comcast Corp. took advantage of a light weekend last week to return Jurassic World to IMAX theaters and boost its domestic total one last time, so too is Open Road Films is taking advantage of a near-barren weekend (sorry, Transporter…

    Forbes
  • Japan Selects ‘100 Yen Love’ as Academy Awards Contender

    Masaharu Take’s “100 Yen Love,” a gritty drama about a female boxer is Japan’s nominee for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

    Variety
  • Disney, DreamWorks to Terminate Movie Distribution Deal?

    As per sources, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) and DreamWorks Studio are planning to go separate ways after their multi-year film distribution deal expires in 2016.

    Zacks
  • Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Debut Will Be Supersized

    Set your DVRs: CBS’ unveiling of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert is going to run long Tuesday night. Expect it to run to 12:44 AM ET, the network advised today. That will give Colbert plenty of time to ask GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush if he wishes he’d first run by Colbert his campaign’s…

    Deadline
  • ’24’ Star Kiefer Sutherland to Receive Zurich Film Festival Award

    LONDON – Kiefer Sutherland, who won two Screen Actors Guild awards, an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his role as Jack Bauer in “24,” will be the recipient of the Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Eye award, which he will receive on Sept. 25. “The way Kiefer Sutherland has reinvented himself throughout…

    Variety
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Shyamalan Thriller Pays a ‘Visit’ to Top Spot, ‘Sicario’ Hits #2

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) – Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR – Film measures what entertainment content is resonating most…

    Variety