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‘Frozen’s’ Idina Menzel, ‘The Big Short’s’ Jae Suh Park Join ‘Latchkey Kids,’ From Mister Smith (Exclusive)

Idina Menzel and Jae Suh Park (“The Big Short”) have joined Golden Globe nominee Elsie Fisher (“Eighth Grade”) and Alan S. Kim (“Minari”) for “Latchkey Kids,” which David Garrett’s Mister Smith Entertainment has boarded as its sales agent.Starlings Entertainment is also now on board to co-produce and finance the feature, which Mister Smith is launching […]

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‘My Best Friend’s Exorcism’ Will Pit Friendship Against the Devil with ‘Eighth Grade’ Star Elsie Fisher

Whenever a horror movie with an exorcism comes along, it usually threatens to tear apart a family who has just moved into a new home. But soon the evil of the devil will square off with the power of friendship in Amazon’s upcoming film adaptation of Grady Hendrix’s best-selling book My Best Friend’s Exorcism. The […]

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Sundance 2021: which films might break out this year?

From buzzy horrors to difficult dramas, this year’s low-key, mostly virtual festival offers a restricted yet intriguing selectionEven in any normal year, trying to predict what will and won’t land at the Sundance film festival is something of a fool’s errand. It’s a lineup filled with small, often totally unknown films, most of which don’t […]

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‘Latchkey Kids’ Comedy Will Team Up ‘Eighth Grade’ Star Elsie Fisher and ‘Minari’ Scene Stealer Alan S. Kim

Elsie Fisher delivered a wonderful breakout performance in the indie coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade back in 2018. In 2020, young Alan S. Kim gave an adorable performance as the seven-year old son David in the buzzed about family drama Minari. Now the two A24 stars will be teaming up for a new dark comedy called […]

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Elsie Fisher And ‘Minari’ Star Alan S. Kim To Star In Dark Comedy ‘Latchkey Kids’

Following his breakout role in award season daring Minari, Alan S. Kim is set to star opposite Eighth Grade star Elsie Fisher in Latchkey Kids. The film will be directed by John J. Budion, whose last film was the multi award-winner “Rockaway”.The dark comedy follows Shae (Kim), a bright nine year old boy, who befriends […]

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‘On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’: A24 Developing a Film Adaptation of Best-Selling Book

Ocean Vuong‘s debut novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous became an instant New York Times bestseller when it was released last year, and now a film adaptation is in the works. A24, the indie production company/distributor behind films like Moonlight, Hereditary, Eighth Grade, The Lighthouse, and Uncut Gems, announced this week that they were already […]

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‘Eighth Grade’ Star Elsie Fisher Revolts Against Oscar Noms, Reveals Own Charming Film Awards

“Eighth Grade” star Elsie Fisher quickly ascended to indie film royalty with her endearing, lived-in performance in Bo Burnham’s coming-of-age charmer “Eighth Grade,” playing self-professed “coolest girl in the world” and middle school everygirl Kayla Day. The young actress swiftly went through the gamut of awards season life, from a lauded Sundance premiere and a […]

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