UPDATE, 1 PM: : I can understand why Godzilla is trying to shed producers, because there are plenty. Mary Parent is about done with a deal to come aboard on the producer roster. Parent, whose Disruption banner is based at Paramount, takes the job after working closely with Legendary on the Guillermo del Toro-directed Pacific Rim . PREVIOUS EXCLUSIVE, 8:42 AM : As it stomps its way toward a March production start, Godzilla has two significant developments in the offing. Frank Darabont , who veered into genre territory by launching the AMC series The Walking Dead , has been hired by producer-financier Legendary Pictures to do a final rewrite on the script that was written by The Seventh Son scribe Max Borenstein. At the same time, Warner Bros -based producers Dan Lin and Roy Lee , who were among the producers who came into Legendary with a Toho rights deal for the iconic reptile, are in a huge battle with the financier-producer. Legendary, which now … [Read more...] about UPDATE: Mary Parent Boarding ‘Godzilla’, Which Is Getting A Frank Darabont Rewrite And Losing Roy Lee And Dan Lin
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Aubrey Plaza Talks Safety Not Guaranteed, on Blu-ray and DVD today! As we enter November and December, we're already hearing a lot of people complain that 2012 was a wash at the box office. Sure, there has been some abysmal fare leading up to this point, but there have also been some great pieces of modern art bestowed upon us over the last couple of months, and Safety Not Guaranteed stands atop that list as one of the best seen in 2012. It's high concept told through a more truthful and humanistic lens, which makes its conclusion one that will give you goose bumps. It's the kind of comedy that arrives at its point of destination with a lot of real heart, and it will leave you cheering for all the characters involved. Because you really do come to care about them. Especially Aubrey Plaza 's Darius. This is a breakout performance for the young comedian, one that shows her true range and gift for subtle, naturalistic humor. She plays one of two interns opposite New … [Read more...] about Aubrey Plaza Talks Safety Not Guaranteed Blu-ray [Exclusive]
Before Brandi Carlile was a folk-rock superstar, she was a high school dropout spending her time in a lakeside shed with her first real band, which comprised Carlile, her brother Jay, and a pair of thirty-something locals from Carlile’s native Washington State. Carlile’s teenage years days were full of uncertainty and exploration: In just a few short years, she would begin gigging relentlessly around Seattle and meet her future musical collaborators, the Hanseroth Twins . But before then, she spent much of her time narrowly avoiding trouble with siblings Jay and Tiffany, falling in love with her first girlfriend, Jessica, and tending to her horse named Sovereign, which she purchased for $75 at the age of 17. Related Stories Brandi Carlile Covers Joni Mitchell, Talks 'Broken Horses' Memoir on 'Colbert' How Leslie Jordan Helped Us Survive Quarantine and Made a Gospel Album in the Process Related Stories The 50 Greatest Rock Memoirs of All Time … [Read more...] about How a Teenaged Brandi Carlile Quit School, Overcame Tragedy, and Met Her First Love
Legendary Pictures today filed suit ( read it here ) against producers Dan Lin, Roy Lee and Doug Davison to have them removed from the Godzilla reboot. The company also wants the court to order arbitration to stop a potential temporary restraining order by the defendants against the film’s production. The new Godzilla is scheduled to be released by Warner Bros and Legendary on May 16 2014. “This dispute…concerns Defendants’ assertion that they are entitled to substantial producing fees and backend compensation on the Film,” claims Legendary in the suit. Lin Pictures and Vertigo Entertainment are also named as defendants in the case. Related: UPDATE: Mary Parent Boarding ‘Godzilla’, Which Is Getting A Frank Darabont Rewrite And Losing Roy Lee And Dan Lin The complaint for Declaratory Relief filed in LA Superior Court Wednesday by The Dark Knight Rises and 300 producers claims that all is owed to the Warner Bros lot based Lin, Lee, Davison and their … [Read more...] about Legendary Pictures Sues To Remove ‘Godzilla’ Producers
With Chloe Zhao ’s expected DGA win last night, and her film Nomadland taking the lion’s share of BAFTA wins today for Best Film, Director, Actress Frances McDormand, and Cinematography, the Searchlight film would seem to be an overwhelming favorite to repeat at the Oscars. Who would bet against a film that has swept the season for the most part with key wins not only at BAFTA and DGA, but also PGA, Golden Globes, Critics Choice, and more — a consensus choice it seems if you believe at all in the predictive value of precursor awards. It missed only at SAG where it wasn’t even nominated for the all-important Outstanding Cast which was won by The Trial Of The Chicago 7 , and was AWOL at WGA where it was deemed ineligible due to Guild rules requiring films be made under their MBAs. Related Story BAFTA Film Awards: 'Nomadland' Scoops Best Picture, Director, Actress & Cinematography - Full Winners List Nomadland would come back strong at both DGA and … [Read more...] about BAFTA Film Awards Analysis: Will Brits’ Predictable Winners List Mean Oscar Voters Follow Suit?