Michelle Hurd

  • Cameron Crowe on Casting Emma Stone: ‘I Offer You a Heart-Felt Apology’

    “Aloha” director Cameron Crowe, who has given very few interviews to promote the film, spoke out Tuesday about some of the negative reaction to his film and especially his casting of Emma Stone as the one-quarter Hawaiian Allison Ng character. Crowe explained she was based on a real-life redhead…

    Variety
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  • Why Dwayne Johnson is asking for 'Big Trouble' with his Carpenter remake

    Dwayne Johnson wants to produce and star in a remake of 'Big Trouble In Little China,' and it looks like 20th Century Fox is all aboard.

    Hitfix
  • Disney gets physical with digital toy Playmation

    Disney has cooked up a toy that will enable kids to heed their parents' demands that they go outside and play — without ever having to shut off their digital devices.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Film Review: ‘The Embrace of the Serpent’

    The ravages of colonialism cast a dark pall over the stunning South American landscape in “The Embrace of the Serpent,” the latest visual astonishment from the gifted Colombian writer-director Ciro Guerra. Charting two parallel journeys deep into the Amazon, each one undertaken by a European…

    Variety
  • This little guy is going to be included with your retail Oculus Rift

    Henry is a hedgehog, and he's also the star of the second short film coming from Oculus Story Studio, a group of filmmakers working in virtual reality for the Oculus Rift. "Henry the hedgehog is an original character created for virtual reality by Story Studio’s new consulting production designer…

    Polygon
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    Dating Ronda Rousey Is A Painful Experience in 'Entourage'

    Turtle wants to go out with Ronda Rousey in 'Entourage'. But that may not be the easiest dating experience, though it is very funny. Check out this new clip released from 'Entourage' movie. Film courtesy Warner Bros.

    Celebrity Wire
  • Movie Theater Empires Targeted In Antitrust Probe

    (Repeats to add slug with no change to text) June 2 (Reuters) - Movie theater chain Cinemark Holdings Inc said it had received formal inquiries from the U.S. Department of Justice related to an antitrust probe, a day after larger cinema operators Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Entertainment…

    Huffington Post
  • Robin Chandler to Lead Theatrical Publicity At DreamWorks Animation

    Robin Chandler, former head of publicity for Pixar Animation Studios, is joining DreamWorks Animation as head of theatrical publicity, the Burbank-based studio announced Tuesday. Chandler will lead worldwide publicity efforts to boost the studio’s feature films, beginning with the Jan. 29, 2016,…

    Variety
  • Can 'Entourage' make a successful leap to the big screen?

    Four years after the HBO series came to an end, Warner Bros. is hoping "Entourage" fans will turn up in theaters to see Vinny Chase and the boys on the big screen.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Channing Tatum Pranks 'Magic Mike XXL' Fans With Older Man Disguise

    These moviegoers had no idea what Channing Tatum had in store for them when they showed up at a Magic Mike XXL screening. Prior to showing the male stripper sequel, Tatum decided to go undercover and disguise himself as Scott Hasley, an employee of Harley Marketing Solutions. As they sat across…

    ETonline
  • The Real Reason Paul Feig Writes Incredible Female Characters

    After "Bridesmaids" and "The Heat," Paul Feig's "Spy" is the writer/director's third film to feature female protagonists who have a lot more to talk about than finding a boyfriend. But those characters aren't necessarily political statements about the place of women in film, Feig told HuffPost Live…

    Huffington Post
  • Netflix Celebrates First Commissioned Documentary With ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Premiere

    Lauryn Hill took over Harlem’s Apollo Theater on Monday night following the New York premiere of Netflix documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” about the legendary singer and pianist. Hill embodied the captivating artist in sound and appearance, making her performance feel like a…

    Variety
  • Lauren Conrad Adds Pacific Palisades to Her Portfolio

    In case any of ya’ll don’t already know it, 29-year-old reality television pioneer Lauren Conrad of “The Hills” is a budding SoCal real estate mogul who — so swears good ol’ real estate yenta Yolanda Yakkettyyak — has surreptitiously, via trust, added to her rapidly expanding collection of…

    Variety
  • New Sony Chief Tom Rothman on His Plan to Get the Studio Back in the Game

    After being pushed to the margins of power when he was unceremoniously dumped from the top job at Fox Filmed Entertainment, Tom Rothman is back. Back greenlighting films, haggling over budgets, and coming off as the smartest, and, his detractors say, cockiest, person in the room — in his latest…

    Variety
  • ‘UnReal’ Debut Ratings Are UnGreat

    Lifetime might have bitten the hand the feeds it and got slapped back last night. The network launched its much-hyped scripted series UnReal. It did not go super well. With a Devious Maids lead-in that logged 1.47 million viewers at 9 PM, the network’s Bachelor-esque UnReal averaged 815,000…

    Deadline
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    'San Andreas' Debunked: What the Earthquake Film Got Wrong

    Unlike in the movie, an 8.3-magnitude quake is likely the worst California could expect, a seismologist said.

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  • Every new movie released today on Blu-ray and on iTunes

    New movies are released on Blu-ray and as digital downloads every week, and this week has some particularly big releases in store for film lovers. A few big box office performers including Jupiter Ascending, Focus and The Sponge Bob Movie: Sponge Out of Water can all be counted among them, and…

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