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Matthew Heineman Directs True Wildfire Survival Drama ‘Paradise’

Documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Oscar-nominated “Cartel Land”), who directed harrowing biopic “A Private War” last year — Rosemund Pike was robbed of an Oscar nod — is a strong choice to direct fire survival drama “Paradise.” Focus Features will develop and produce the drama, which he will write, in hopes of starting filming next year.The […]

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‘Eighth Grade’ Might Head the Class of First Features

From the stripped-down authenticity of Jonah Hill’s “Mid90s,” to the fed-up outcry of Carlos López Estrada’s “Blindspotting,” to the prestige Oscar-bait trappings of Bradley Cooper’s “A Star Is Born,” 2018’s class of debut filmmaking talent built impressively on the promise of cinema’s future. Directors such as Ari Aster (“Hereditary”), Aneesh Chaganty (“Searching”), Josie Rourke (“Mary […]

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DGA Criticized for Women Director Shut Out: Lenny Abrahamson, Julia Hart, and More Speak Out

Directors and film journalists are reacting in fury to the film nominations for the 2019 Directors Guild of America Awards. The DGA announced nominees earlier today for Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film, and all 10 contenders are men. Nominees for Feature Film are Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born”), Alfonso Cuarón (“Roma”), Peter Farrelly […]

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Glenn Close Wins Best Actress Drama Golden Globe for ‘The Wife’

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has named Glenn Close the winner of the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Drama. Close won the top prize for her leading role in “The Wife,” beating out Lady Gaga (“A Star Is Born”), Nicole Kidman (“Destroyer”), Melissa McCarthy (“Can You Ever Forgive […]

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‘Boy Erased’ Opens Well at the Strong Fall Specialty Box Office

So far this fall’s specialized box office is performing better than last year. The string of strong openings continues with another initial limited release: Joel Edgerton’s “Boy Erased” (Focus Features) showed significant initial interest in its first three cities. The thoughtful gay conversion drama is the latest of several above-average openings drawing a diverse range […]

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‘Black Panther’ Is Beloved, But Can It Hack the Best Picture Race? — IndieWire’s Movie Podcast

“Black Panther” was more than just a box office sensation when it hit theaters in early 2018; Ryan Coogler’s Marvel superhero epic was a cultural phenomenon that propelled the 32-year-old filmmaker to Hollywood A-list status. Now, the movie’s entering another stage of its life as an Oscar contender. But what will it take for a […]

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Chloe Grace Moretz, Jack O’Connell to Star in Bonnie and Clyde Movie

Chloë Grace Moretz and Jack O’Connell are attached to star in the Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow story Love Is a Gun with Spanish helmer Kiké Maillo directing.Marissa McMahon and Ashley Schlaifer of Kamala Films (A Private War) are producing alongside Sean and Bryan Furst of Skybound Entertainment. The project is based on Jeff Guinn’s […]

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Chloë Grace Moretz & Jack O’Connell To Star As Bonnie And Clyde In ‘Love Is A Gun’

Chloë Grace Moretz (Greta) and Jack O’Connell (Unbroken) are attached to star as iconic outlaws Bonnie and Clyde in Kiké Maillo’s (Eva) Love Is A Gun.Marissa McMahon and Ashley Schlaifer of Kamala Films (A Private War) are producing alongside Sean and Bryan Furst (Daybreakers) of Skybound Entertainment. Endeavor Content is handling international sales and will […]

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Rosamund Pike’s ‘A Private War’ Gets Awards-Season November Release

Aviron Pictures has given Rosamund Pike’s drama “A Private War” an awards-season release, starting with Nov. 2 openings in Los Angeles and New York with a Nov. 16 wide launch.The cast includes Jamie Dornan, Stanley Tucci, and Tom Hollander. Matthew George’s Acacia Entertainment is producing and financing “A Private War” alongside the Fyzz Facility, which […]

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