The Directors Guild of America is handing out its inaugural first-time feature director award at Saturday's ceremony: "It is our hope that this award will be part of the start of lengthy and successful careers," says guild president Paris Barclay.
Brad Pitt will serve as an exec producer on the project, season one of which will center on the feud between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. Alfred Molina, Stanley Tucci, Judy Davis and Dominic Burgess co-star.
With 'Angry Birds' headed to theaters, producer David Maisel spills all on how he played a key role in turning Marvel Studios into a global film power as, he says, an inventor of its sequels and quasi-sequels strategy and engineer of the Disney sale.
The Republican frontrunner's trade proposals and America-first rhetoric have international dealmakers on high alert. Says Mexico's national film chamber, Canacine: "We hope that for the good of Mexico and the good of the United States Trump does not become president."
Roadside Attractions' founders and co-presidents, Howard Cohen and Eric d'Arbeloff, sat down with THR ahead of the French film festival to discuss their key demographic, why premium VOD is a dumping ground and how a dinner resulted in getting Lawrence cast in 'Hunger Games.’