Guinevere Turner

  • Boba Fett escapes his fate in stunning, high-quality 'Star Wars' fan trailer

    After being trapped for 30 years in the Great Pit of Carkoon, infamous bounty hunter Boba Fett makes a death defying escape.

    Hitfix
  • Dean Jones, 'The Love Bug' star, Disney leading man, dies

    US actor Dean Jones, star of "The Love Bug" and other offbeat Disney hits, died in Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to his publicist. Jones was best known for playing the role of driver Jim Douglas in 1968's "The Love Bug," cast alongside a white Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own. The film…

    AFP
  • Studio denies 'Concussion' film softened to appease NFL

    Sony Pictures on Wednesday hit back at a New York Times report saying it had "softened" the upcoming Will Smith movie "Concussion" to avoid antagonizing the National Football League. The movie due for release in December tells the story of Nigerian-born forensic neuropathologist Bennet Omalu,…

    AFP
  • Paul Haggis On Sweating Awards Season: “It’s So Childish”

    We all hate being judged — or, at least I do — but most of us don’t have that as a months-long requirement. If you’re a filmmaker though, that’s half your year. Double Oscar winner Paul Haggis ( Crash) has some experience with that, and in an exclusive clip from this week’s episode of…

    Deadline
  • Stephen Colbert and J.J. Abrams will have 'an evening of fun' together this November

    Stephen Colbert is going to interview J.J. Abrams in Newark as part of a fundraiser for the Montclair Film Festival — and if you want in on the action, you'll have to move fast. Colbert and Abrams' conversation — which is being branded a "celebrity nerd-off" — is supposed to be "a wide-ranging,…

    The Verge
  • Restoration Watch: Alger Theater Seeks Public Support for Restoration

    Photo via Friends of the Alger Theater A group working to restore the Alger Theater into a movie house with a public mission is looking for crowd-sourcing help via Patronicity. The Friends of the Alger Theater campaign, aimed at restoring...

    Curbed Detroit
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    Bryan Cranston on Jon Hamm: "His Role Was More Difficult Than Mine"

    The three-time Emmy Award winner, praises 'Mad Men' star Jon Hamm's work saying he deserves to win the top drama prize this year.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 'Survivor's Remorse' Renewed for Season 3 at Starz

    The critically acclaimed comedy recently returned to series high ratings.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Murdoch favourite Brooks returns to UK job in remarkable comeback

    By Kate Holton and Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks, the Rupert Murdoch protegee cleared last year of orchestrating a criminal campaign that damaged the British establishment, will return to her old job running the tycoon's British newspapers next week in a stunning comeback. Brooks,…

    Reuters
  • Warner Bros Closes On Thriller Pitch ‘Heist’; Chris & Charlie Frazier To Pen Script

    EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros and writer-producer Nico Mastorakis have closed a deal on Mastorakis’ feature film pitch, tentatively called Heist. Details remain undisclosed for now, though the idea is the portrayal of a “daring” and “unbelievable” heist. Chris Frazier and Charlie Frazier have been…

    Deadline
  • Disney unboxes the Force to drive buzz for 'Star Wars' toys

    By Piya Sinha-Roy and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When technology and geek culture enthusiast Chris Pirillo purchased his iPhone 6 last year, he rushed home to broadcast himself unboxing the item live on YouTube. The video has garnered nearly 50,000 views and is part of the growing craze…

    Reuters
  • Soap Opera Writers Forced By Producers To Get WGA Waivers For Less Work & Pay

    EXCLUSIVE: More and more soap opera writers are being "bullied" by producers into requesting waivers from the WGA to take pay cuts, according to guild sources, one of whom described it as a "particularly insidious" problem that's "cropping up regularly on daytime TV." The guild, however, has been…

    Deadline
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    Bryan Cranston on 'Better Call Saul': "It's Like Another Dish Created by the Same Chef"

    The 'Breaking Bad' star shares his thoughts on creator Vince Gilligan's latest television triumph.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Movie Review: A Walk in the Woods ... An Important Film

    Nick Nolte grabs this film and walks away with honors. Every second that he is on screen is memorable. A Walk in the Woods is a sensitive, delicate, seamless comedy. Not the guffawing laugh fest implied in its horrible trailer. No, A Walk in the Woods will leave you filled with gratitude and warmth…

    Huffington Post
  • Hulu Introduces $11.99 Commercial-Free Option, But Vows To Boost Ad Sales

    Hulu has finally responded to the chorus of subscribers who don’t want to put up with ads when they pay a monthly fee to stream movies and TV shows. The service today adds an $11.99-a-month ad-free option, while maintaining its $7.99 service with what it describes as “limited commercials.” Both…

    Deadline
  • China censors approve first film about gay couple

    China has approved for release the first film with gay principal characters, the movie's director said, in what some are calling a breakthrough in the country's heavily-censored media. Director Wang Chao announced on Weibo, a Chinese version of Twitter, that censors had given "Seek McCartney"…

    AFP
  • Spielberg's DreamWorks to split from Disney - Hollywood Reporter

    Spielberg's take on "The BFG," based on British author Roald Dahl's 1982 book, is scheduled for release on July 1. A spokeswoman for Disney declined to comment. Universal Studios and DreamWorks did not respond to request for comment.

    Reuters