Scott Charles Stewart

  • Disney Pulls Plug on ‘Tron 3′

    Disney decided to put the brakes on development of  “Tron 3,” the latest installment of the cult favorite that originated in the 1980s, because the studio could not find a place on its crowded slate as it looked all the way into 2018, according to an executive at the studio. The team that had…

    Variety
  • Pierce Brosnan’s ‘Survivor’ Premieres for Free With Hoopla App

    Streaming app Hoopla is bringing first-run VOD movies to library patrons of for free, with choices like the brand-new Pierce Brosnan-Milla Jovovich actioner “Survivor” and recent day-and-date VOD release “Welcome to Me,” starring Kristen Wiig. Hoopla Digital allows patrons of dozens of libraries…

    Variety
  • Mark Bittman Book Signing at The Pasta Shop; Fresh Brunch Cocktails at Central Kitchen

    NOB HILL—Top of the Mark's annual Summer Movie Nights are back, this time highlighting the British Invasion of the mid-60s. Every Tuesday from June 2 - August 25, they'll have a wine tasting from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., followed by a movie from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. The series kicks off on June 2 with a showing of…

    Eater San Francisco
  • James Frey Sci-Fi Book Proposal Has Fox 2000 & Publishers In Launch Mode

    EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a tasty one to end the week. I’m hearing that James Frey has hatched a proposal for an untitled science fiction space franchise: book publishers are hot and bothered, and Fox 2000 is in talks to set it up as a feature with Marisa Paiva overseeing for the studio. The working title…

    Deadline
  • Overcoming the Fear of the Lion: A Courageous Film About Genetic Testing and Huntington's Disease

    A new documentary, The Lion's Mouth Opens, poignantly captures the precarious journey into genetic self-knowledge by Marianna Palka, a 33-year-old filmmaker-actress. She has decided to test for Huntington's disease (HD), which has been referred to as the "devil of all diseases."Watching a special…

    Huffington Post
  • The Dread Pirate Roberts has a mom, and she'll never stop fighting

    Today a judge sentenced Ross Ulbricht to life in prison for charges stemming from his involvement in the online underground marketplace Silk Road. Allowing its users to hide behind Bitcoin and the anonymous Tor network, Silk Road became a haven for the online drug trade before getting shuttered two…

    The Verge
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    Brooke Shields Turns 50: A Look Back at Her Most Iconic Moments (12 photos)

    Brooke Shields, the model and actress best known for saying nothing comes between her and her Calvins in a memorable ad in 1980, turns 50 on May 31. Her famous jeans still fit — at least they did as of last November — but Shields has tried on a lot of other roles throughout the decades. Her are…

    Yahoo Celebrity
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  • Warner Bros. Acquires Sound Facility Digital Cinema New York

    WB Sound, part of Warner Bros. Post Production Services, has acquired midtown Manhattan sound facility Digital Cinema New York. As part of the acquisition, Warner Bros. has purchased the entire building at 426 West 55th St. to add capacity for servicing third-party clients. DCNY creatives will stay…

    Variety
  • Ansel Elgort's Big Sis Is Launching a Lifestyle Website

    Sophie is part of the talented family that also includes her legendary fashion photographer dad, Arthur.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Amal Clooney Has a Stylist After All

    And he's John Galliano's partner.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • ‘San Andreas’ Heads for $40 Million-Plus Opening, ‘Aloha’ Eyes $12 Million

    Dwayne Johnson’s disaster drama “San Andreas” is anything but a disaster, dominating moviegoing at the U.S. box office with early projections showing a $40 million-plus opening weekend. The opening of Sony’s “Aloha” is likely to finish the frame at around $12 million, or the mid-range of recent…

    Variety
  • 'Cruel Intentions' Reunion: Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair Recreate Iconic Kiss

    The two actresses reunited with co-star Reese Witherspoon at a performance of the 'Cruel Intentions' musical in L.A. on Thursday night.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • June’s best deals: Movies, doughnuts and paint

    Things start to heat up in June, including summertime sales. Find deals on movie tickets, paint, doughnuts and treats for Dad.

    MarketWatch
  • Digital Tracking: ‘San Andreas’ to Shake Up Box Office This Weekend

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot — which studies social data and box office trends — analyzes this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and…

    Variety
  • Virtual reality film aims to raise funds by giving Nepal quake experience

    By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A virtual reality film aims to help raise funds for survivors of last month's earthquake in Nepal by giving viewers a first-hand experience of the disaster's aftermath, the director said on Friday. Los Angeles-based company RYOT - which…

    Reuters
  • Ann Roth Honored at NYWFT's Designing Women

    Even though she loves awards, Meryl Streep did not show up to introduce Ann Roth at last night's New York Women in Film & Television's Designing Women evening, where the legendary costume designer was being honored for lifetime achievement. At a Roth tribute at the Hamptons Film Festival in 2013,…

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