William Bastiani

  • 12 Magic Movie Moments That Happened By Mistake

    What should have happened: In a climactic scene of Chris Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’, The Joker (Heath Ledger) casually walks away from the hospital, detonating the bombs he’s planted causing a huge explosion. Ledger never breaking character, stopped, gave the detonator a comical shake, tried the…

    Tom Butler
  • Anne Hathaway, 32, Is Already Losing Roles to Younger Actresses

    In Hollywood, 32 is apparently over the hill. "I can't complain about it because I benefited from it," Hathaway says. Obviously, Hathaway isn't the first victim of ageism in Hollywood: Earlier this year, Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed she'd been told that, at 37, she was "too old" to the play the love…

    TV Guide
  • Mark Ruffalo Reveals the Reason Hulk Won't Be in "Civil War"

    There will be no "Hulk Smash" in next year's Marvel film.

    Comicvine
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    Sooraj and Athiya on DID (7 photos)

    The stars of our industry leave no stone unturned when it comes to promotions of their movie. We see them running in and out cities and countries around the world just to reach their target audience. We caught the debutant stars of the movie ‘Hero’ on Dance India Dance.

    Yahoo India Movies
  • Chris Evans on Saying Goodbye to Marvel: ‘It’s Almost Terrifying to Think About’

    Don’t leave us, Captain America! Chris Evans and (most of) the Avengers cast wrapped filming on Captain America: Civil War late last month, marking Evans' fifth film in his six-picture contract with Marvel Studios. In an interview with ETonline, the 34-year-old actor explains why having another…

    ETonline
  • New ‘LatinHeat Cinema’ Streaming Service to Launch

    Latin Heat Media LLC and non-profit org American Latino Theatre (ALT) have joined forces to launch LatinHeat Cinema, a streaming service aimed at both the 54 million-strong U.S. Latino market as well as international auds. The new platform addresses the paucity of distribution opportunities for…

    Variety
  • Force Friday: A Star Wars bonanza for toy makers, retailers

    Hasbro, Toys 'R' Us, and Lego are among the companies cashing in on The Force Awakens craze.

    Fortune
  • Venice Final Cut Workshop Pacts With Egypt’s Mad Solutions and Abu Dhabi’s Sanad

    The Venice Film Market’s Final Cut in Venice workshop, which provides support and partnership opportunities to films from Africa and the Arab world, has partnered with Cairo and Abu Dhabi-based marketing and distribution company Mad Solutions and also with Abu Dhabi’s Sanaad fund. These…

    Variety
  • Jimmy Kimmel Gets Cartoon Treatment as "Jimmy Camel" in 'Danger Mouse' Reboot

    An exclusive first look at Jimmy Kimmel as a camel in the animated series.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein Comedy Lands At Fox With Penalty

    Hot feature writers John Francis Daley and  Jonathan Goldstein ( Horrible Bosses) are venturing into television with a single-camera comedy project for Fox, which has received a script commitment plus penalty. The project hails from 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment. Written by the…

    Deadline
  • Apparently, Emma Thompson Is Going To Hang Herself If She Sees Another Spider-Man Movie

    Well, even if you despise the webbed-wonder a lot Emma Thompson has you beat. Thompson admitted to Vulture that she has grown rather weary of the superhero formula, before she then picked out ‘Spider-Man’ in particular for some pretty harsh treatment.

    Gregory Wakeman
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    Star Wars fans feel merchandise force

    Star Wars fans feel the force of Disney merchandising as a new generation of intergalactic toys to mark the latest movie goes on sale around this planet. Grace Pascoe reports.

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  • Disney-Imax’s ‘Beautiful Planet’ Documentary Gets April Release

    Disney and Imax have set an April 29 release for their co-production of the Toni Myers documentary “A Beautiful Planet” — a week after the traditional Earth Day celebration. “A Beautiful Planet” will receive a special presentation at the Giant Screen Cinema Association’s International Conference…

    Variety
  • Fourth Finnish Film Affair Confab to Host U.S. Panel

    A delegation of high-profile U.S. execs will make the trip to Helsinki at the end of the month to participate in a panel hosted during the fourth edition of the Finnish Film Affair. Set to take place Sept 22-24 during the Helsinki International Film Festival, the Finnish Film Affair will attract a…

    Variety
  • Alex Gibney explains why his Steve Jobs documentary may cause you to put down your iPhone for good

    For Alex Gibney it all started with the death of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs on October 5, 2011...

    Business Insider
  • Why Hedda Hopper Belonged on the Journalist Blacklist

    The best news about Hedda Hopper is that few remember her. Hedda was a journalist (of sorts), who famously wore exotic hats and devoted herself to destroying the careers of anyone she identified as being communist, gay or otherwise reprehensible. Among her victims were Charlie Chaplin, Dalton…

    Variety
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    How Star Wars Took Disney Shares to Another World

    Sep. 4 -- In today's "Single Best Chart," Bloomberg's Brendan Greeley displays the growth in Walt Disney Company's stock price following the purchase of Lucasfilm and the Star Wars movie franchise. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

    Bloomberg Video