D.B. Sweeney

  • 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
  • Did Disney Deem Avengers: Age Of Ultron A Failure?

    According to a report at Bleeding Cool, this has been the case for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ at Marvel’s parent studio Disney. ‘Age of Ultron’ was also a more expensive film to make, with a production budget of $250 million - $30 million more than its predecessor.

    Ben Bussey
  • Anthony Daniels: Star Wars Secrecy Is 'Ludicrous' And Plot Made Me ‘Glaze Over’

    Anthony Daniels has spoken out about the ‘ludicrous’ secrecy surrounding 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, and also how he 'glazed over’ when hearing the new movie’s plot.

    Ben Arnold
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lights out for movie houses in Libya's 'Mermaid of Med'

    The Libyan capital once boasted grand movie houses that packed in smartly dressed couples for a special night out, but how times have changed. The rot started even before the 2011 revolution that ousted longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi, and has since seen movie houses bolt their doors one after the…

    AFP
  • John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein Comedy Lands At Fox With Penalty

    Hot feature writers John Francis Daley and  Jonathan Goldstein ( Horrible Bosses) are venturing into television with a single-camera comedy project for Fox, which has received a script commitment plus penalty. The project hails from 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment. Written by the…

    Deadline
  • Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

    The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film. ...

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    Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin Biopic

    Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories in "GMA" Pop News.

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  • 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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    Sooraj and Athiya on DID (7 photos)

    The stars of our industry leave no stone unturned when it comes to promotions of their movie. We see them running in and out cities and countries around the world just to reach their target audience. We caught the debutant stars of the movie ‘Hero’ on Dance India Dance.

    Yahoo India Movies
  • '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
  • NBC Buys ‘The Watcher’ Thriller Drama From Alex Cary & Aaron Kaplan

    In June, a local news story about a New Jersey family forced to abandon their new home over chilling letters from a stalker who calls himself “ The Watcher” made national headlines. It has now become an inspiration for a thriller TV drama project from former Homeland executive producer Alex Cary,…

    Deadline
  • Boulder-made Star Wars toy robot, the BB-8, rolls out to consumers

    The toy version of a robot from the upcoming Star Wars movie went on sale Thursday, hitting select stores and available online through Orbotix, the Boulder company that makes it. The BB-8, a mobile phone-controlled robot modeled on a robotic character in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” could be a…

    American City Business Journals
  • 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