Jeff Skoll

  • Harrison Ford Was Paid Just $1000 Per Week For Star Wars

    During an interview with Good Morning America, the original ‘Star Wars’ star revealed that he was paid just $1000 a week for ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’. “A producer friend of mine that produced ‘American Graffiti’ somehow connived to get me to read the lines with people that were auditioning for the…

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  • Superman Unmasks Batman in New 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Clip

    Things don’t look good for the Caped Crusader in the exclusive sneak preview of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice that aired Monday during the fall finale of Fox’s Batman-based crime drama, Gotham.

    Gwynne Watkins
  • Joshua Shintani, Star Of Shallow Hal, Dies At 32

    Joshua Shintani, the ukulele-playing teenager from ‘Shallow Hal’, has died at the age of 32. Shintani, who went by the nickname Li'iBoy died in Kauai, an island off Hawaii, after being rushed to hospital last week. Peter Farrelly was on holiday in Hawaii when he first saw Shintani, who was at high…

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  • The 5 Highest-Paid Actors of 2015

    These 5 leading men are the highest-paid actors in the world this year.

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  • ‘Big Freedia’, ‘Fluffy’ & ‘Transcendent’ Renewed By Fuse

    Fuse has renewed three of its original series following its September 30 re-launch. Big Freedia: Queen Of Bounce will return for a fifth season in 2016; while Fluffy Breaks Even and Transcendent will each get a second season, also for premiere in 2016. Big Freedia Season 4 is coming off the…

  • 'Paranormal Activity 6', 'Scout's Guide' Coming To VOD Less Than Two Months After Opening

    Paramount/Viacom Inc. Well, here comes phase two of Paramount’s experiment. The Viacom Inc. studio announced this morning that their first two early "Flexible Distribution" titles, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension and A Scout’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, will be arriving on "digital…

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    New 'Dawn of Justice' Clip Shows More of Batman, Superman

    The film starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill will be released next March.

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  • Using ancient Greek play, Spike Lee tackles gun crime in 'Chi-Raq'

    Director Spike Lee hopes his latest film "Chi-Raq", an adaption of ancient Greek play "Lysistrata" looking at Chicago's gun violence, will help make a difference in tackling the problem. The film is named after street slang comparing Chicago, the United States' third largest city, to conflict zones…

  • Every Movie Theater Treat Packed Into One Majestic Dessert

    You’ve queued up a great film on Netflix, but now it gets tricky: what snack will satisfy best? Why settle for a bag of popcorn or a handful of M&M’s when you can go the extra mile and combine the two, and pretty much the entire movie theater concession stand, into one ridiculous cake?! 

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  • The iconic Holga film camera is dead

    The Holga, a plastic 120 film camera first designed in China in the early '80s before developing a global cult following, is no longer being made. A Holga camera really is about creativity and unpredictability and a refreshing medium in today's digital age," says Freestyle CEO Gerald H. Karmele.…

    The Verge
  • Rogue Nation director Christopher McQuarrie will return for Mission: Impossible 6

    Update 12-1-2015:  Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation writer/director Christopher McQuarrie has confirmed that he will return to write and direct the sixth installment of the blockbuster franchise. He announced the news via Twitter. Mission: Accepted #MI6 — ChristopherMcQuarrie (@chrismcquarrie)…

    Digital Trends
  • "Hermano Puli" biopic to begin filming soon

    The Aljur Abrenica-starrer is set to begin filming following previous postponement

    The Hive Asia
  • The romance and the Kalashnikov: Pashtun cinema reborn

    In Pakistan's northwest, devastated by a decade of terrorism, this is how cinema is done now the local film industry is enjoying a renaissance. In the packed, concrete Arshad Cinema in Peshawar, the air conditioning has failed rendering the darkened room a kind of bathhouse filled with the steam of…

  • Where Are the Diverse Voices in Film?

    Meryl Streep is right that we need more female film reviewers. But more than that, we need a range of voices in the arts with access to the larger conversation in society.

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  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ And ‘Spectre’ Boost Pinewood Profits

    Pinewood Studios announced today its interim six-month results through September 2015, with profits boosted by  Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the latest James Bond installment Spectre shooting at the studio. Pre-tax profits were up 13.2% to $6.5 million, while operating profits were up…

  • Bill Murray’s Rock the Kasbah Was Forbes’s Least Profitable Film of 2015

    The end of the year is almost near, which means it's time to start thinking about 2015 in review. Forbes has begun by doing so this Thanksgiving with its list of Hollywood's biggest financial flops. Using box-office data and production estimates, the outlet determined flop-worthiness based on…