Douglas McGrath

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

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

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  • 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
  • Disney And DreamWorks To Part Ways After The BFG

    Disney’s deal with DreamWorks is coming to an end, according to sources, with Steven Spielberg (one of its founders) set to become a more prominent part of Universal. The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that the distribution deal between Spielberg’s DreamWorks and the Walt Disney Company will see…

    Mike P Williams
  • 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
  • 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
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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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  • YouTube Stars Dude Perfect Land CMT Series For 2016 Premiere

    The dudes are heading to CMT. The network has greenlighted The Dude Perfect Show (working title) from Rob Dyrdek's Superjacket Prods for premiere in 2016. The series will combine comedy and live-action stunts and follow the lives of digital stars Tyler Toney, Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert and twins…

    Deadline
  • 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 --…

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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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  • ‘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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Thor Director Kenneth Branagh Rumoured For Artemis Fowl

    Artemis Fowl may finally be heading to the big screen, as Kenneth Branagh signs up to direct the long-awaited movie adaptation. According to The Tracking Board, an ‘Artemis Fowl’ movie is finally going ahead… and with Kenneth Branagh at the helm, it sounds like an interesting prospect. ‘Artemis…

    Ryan Leston
  • ’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
  • '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…

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