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Behind the Scene: How Pasek and Paul’s ‘Greatest Showman’ Anthem ‘This Is Me’ Became a Smash Hit

It’s been a good year for Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the songwriting and composing duo better known as Pasek and Paul. After landing an Academy Award for their song, “City of Dreams” from “La La Land,” co-written by composer Justin Hurwitz, the duo saw their Broadway smash “Dear Evan Hansen” take home six Tony […]

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Mpse Awards 2018: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Take Top Sound Editing Awards

It was a clear victory for sci-fi sound editing Sunday night at the 65th annual Mpse Golden Reel Awards at the Westin Bonaventure. “War for the Planet of the Apes” was the surprise winner for Dialogue/Adr, splitting honors with “Blade Runner 2049,” which grabbed the Effects/Foley prize. The big loser was “Dunkirk” (which won the […]

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‘Black Panther’ Delivers Fifth Largest Opening of All-Time, Heading Toward $218M+ 4-Day Debut

Dominating the weekend and delivering one of the largest opening weekends of all-time, Disney and Marvel’s Black Panther topped the President’s Day weekend box office, outperforming its nearest competitor by nearly $175 million based on estimates. As a result, fellow new wide releases were left in the dust with both Lionsgate’s Early Man and PureFlix’s […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal & Ansel Elgort To Star In ‘Finest Kind’ From ‘L.A. Confidential’ Writer Brian Helgeland

Brian Helgeland knows his way around crime stories, winning an Oscar for “L.A. Confidential,” getting nominated for “Mystic River,” and writing fare like “Man On Fire” and “Payback” (which he also directed). Now’s got another project cooking that’s attracting some big names.Jake Gyllenhaal, Ansel Elgort (“Baby Driver“) and Zendaya (“The Amazing Spider-Man,” “The Greatest Showman“) […]

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Pasek and Paul Writing Songs for Blue Sky’s First Animated Musical (Exclusive)

Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul will write the songs for an upcoming Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios project, Variety has learned. The family film has the working title “Foster” and will reunite the musical duo with their “La La Land” producer Marc Platt.The project is an adventure film that centers on a young super […]

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‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Tops Box Office With $38.8 Million, ‘Peter Rabbit’ Hops to $25 Million

Universal’s opening of “Fifty Shades Freed” is dominating North American moviegoing with a solid $38.8 million opening at 3,678 locations as the business awaits the arrival of “Black Panther.”Sony’s launch of family comedy “Peter Rabbit” wound up with a better-than-expected $25 million at 3,725 sites. Warner Bros.’ debut of Clint Eastwood’s thriller “15:17 to Paris” […]

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