Lasse Hallström

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 has a new Casey Jones, and the casting is perfect

    Arrow's Stephen Amell has been cast as Casey Jones in the upcoming sequel to the 2014 film, reports Variety. Paramount did not comment to Variety. The rebooted Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film was, to put it nicely, not nearly as bad as it could have been.

    Polygon
  • HBO Scientology Documentary ‘Going Clear’ Clocks 1.65M Viewers In Premiere

    Going Clear, HBO’s docu profiling eight former Church of Scientology members, clocked 1.65 million viewers in its Sunday premiere. The film opened theatrically in L.A., New York and San Francisco ahead of its HBO premiere and, of course, HBO does not issue same-day stats because, the network…

    Deadline
  • UTA's Comedy Wheel Rolls Over CAA (Analysis)

    As a phalanx of CAA agents — along with stars like Chris Pratt and Will Ferrell — join UTA, the agency's fortunes are looking up.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • ‘It Follows’ Expanding to 1,655 Theaters in U.S.

    With spring break at its peak, Radius-TWC is expanding micro-budget horror film “It Follows” by adding 437 locations for a total of 1,655 theaters. This is the third consecutive expansion for “It Follows,” which launched March 13 in four theaters and grossed an impressive $160,089 in its first…

    Variety
  • 'Breaking Bad' Actor Joins Nicolas Winding Refn's 'The Neon Demon' (Exclusive)

    Charles Baker is joining Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks and Jena Malone in the female-centered horror film.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • ‘It Follows’ Chases Spring Break Crowds; Expands To 1,655 Theaters Friday

    David Robert Mitchell’s cult horror film  It Follows, which saw a whopping 1,005% surge this weekend at the box office after going from 32 to 1,218 theaters, is upping its count to 1,655 this Friday. The  expansion couldn’t be happening at a more perfect time as spring break is in full swing: Per…

    Deadline
  • Spotify Unfazed By Tidal Theatrics: We're "Critical" for Artist Success

    Not only is Spotify not removing Jay Z's music from its platform, the company believes the participation of artists in its streaming service — all artists — is crucial to their success.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • New Film Healing of Love Is Challenging the Paradigm of Relationships

    Have you ever felt frustrated with our culture's current model of acceptable relationships- that is, monogamous pairing? Realized that in our world of social networking, we're losing real, close connections to others? Filmmakers Ian Mackenzie and John Wolfstone have and are raising money on…

    Huffington Post
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  • Rolls-Royce gets Inspired by Film with latest Wraith special

    The launch film for the Wraith was admitted into the National Archive of the British Film Institute, prompting Rolls-Royce to put out this special edition at the 2015 New York Auto Show."You like me, you really like me!"If Rolls-Royce could tune its exhaust note to speak those words, (in Sally…

    Autoblog
  • Rihanna's BFF Launches Opening Ceremony Hat Collab

    It's all about the bucket hat, according to Melissa Forde and Wale's beanie brand Wrkng Title.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • New York Auto Show: Warren Buffett Says Tesla Not a Threat to Dealer System

    The Berkshire Hathaway chairman told an audience that Tesla was challenging a system that had been around "for a very long time. When a system becomes that firmly established I just don't see that changing."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Go Take a Hike! What You Can Learn From a 'Wild'-Inspired Journey

    What does it take to walk 1,100 miles in the wilderness? If you missed Reese Witherspoon bring to life Wild, the much loved, bittersweet memoir from The New York Times best-selling author Cheryl Strayed, now is your chance -- the Oscar-nominated film comes out on Blu-ray/DVD today. In the film,…

    ETonline
  • "Life Itself" -- Roger Ebert and the Everlasting Power of Movie Criticism

    Roger Ebert loved words. He loved movies. He also really loved life.That much I gleaned from watching Life Itself, the acclaimed documentary from director Steve James (Hoop Dreams), which is based on Ebert's 2011 memoir, and is actually streaming on Netflix now.Rogert Ebert passed away in 2013, and…

    Huffington Post
  • Watch Jeremy Jordan Cover Barbra Streisand's "Don't Rain on My Parade" (Exclusive)

    Uzo Aduba, Ben Platt, Elizabeth Reaser and Laura Benanti were among those sharing their past casting adventures at the annual MCC Theater event, which honored Sarah Paulson and producer Fran Weissler.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Late author Elmore Leonard's early short stories to be published

    A new collection of short stories by Elmore Leonard from early in the late American crime author's career will be released this summer, publisher William Morrow said on Tuesday. "Charlie Martz and Other Stories," to be published on June 16, will include 15 stories, 11 of which have never been…

    Reuters
  • ‘Ingress’ TV Series Based On Google Game In Works With ‘The Expanse’ Producer

    Google’s augmented reality game Ingress is eyeing a leap to television. I’ve learned that the web giant has teamed with The Sean Daniel Company, which produces Syfy’s upcoming space opera The Expanse, to develop a TV drama series based on Ingress, a game which uses real locations and social…

    Deadline