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‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Joins Top Videogame Movies As ‘Birds of Prey’ Loses Box-Office Altitude

Two holidays, four new releases, and a few Oscar boosts made for a strong weekend. Though it fell behind last month’s stellar three days around Martin Luther King Day (which featured “Bad Boys for Life”), we saw an improvement of 25%, or $30 million, over the same dates last year. It’s another positive sign in […]

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Inside Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Five-Year Climb to Existential Sundance Drama ‘Downhill’

An avalanche isn’t the most desirable image to show packed movie houses at the base of a mountain in Utah, but it’s used to great effect in “Downhill,” an American riff on the Ruben Ostlund film “Force Majeure,” set to light up the Sundance film festival this week.Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell team for the […]

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First Trailer for ‘Downhill’ Finds Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the Vacation from Hell

Fox Searchlight has released the first Downhill trailer for the upcoming American remake of the critically acclaimed Swedish comedy Force Majeure. This version of the story stars Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a married couple whose family ski vacation in the Alps is thrown into disarray when they’re forced to reevaluate their lives and […]

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Sundance 2020 Lineup Includes Taylor Swift, Gloria Steinem Films

Oscar nominees such as Glenn Close, Viggo Mortensen, Ethan Hawke, and Benedict Cumberbatch will appear alongside newcomers at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, according to the lineup of 118 feature films announced Wednesday.The Utah-based festival will kick off Jan. 23 with several day-one films, including highly anticipated music documentary “Taylor Swift: Miss Americana,” and run […]

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‘Force Majeure’ Remake Adds Will Ferrell and the Directors of ‘The Way Way Back’

Hollywood remakes of great foreign films have been common for ages and will always exist as long as most audiences avoid subtitles like the plague. So director Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure getting remade with an all-star cast of comedic talent isn’t surprising. All I can say is “Good luck remaking one of the darkest and […]

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Will Ferrell & Julia Louis-Dreyfus To Star In Nat Faxon And Jim Rash’s ‘Force Majeure’ Remake

Before you say it, we know — Hollywood is yet again making another (perhaps) pointless English-language remake of a great foreign film. That being said, there’s something interesting about the cast and crew that’s being put together for the upcoming remake of 2014’s “Force Majeure,” titled “Downhill.”According to Deadline, Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are […]

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