News
Plans In Place For Twilight Marathon Screenings

Plans In Place For Twilight Marathon Screenings

As fans eagerly await the released of the final installment of the hugely successful Twilight franchise, Lionsgate-Summit have announced plans to screen the previous 4 movies back to back at theatres nationwide the day before the worlwide release of ‘Breaking Dawn – Part 2’ on November 16. It has been indicated that some locations have...
Rob Zombie's 'The Lords of Salem' Puts Director Back On Track

Rob Zombie’s ‘The Lords of Salem’ Puts Director Back On Track

Infamous heavy metal icon Rob Zombie has been cementing his secondary career as a filmaker over the last few years proving that his flair for showmanship extends from on stage to behind the camera. He shot to acclaim with his gritty and at times depraved ‘House of a 1000 Corpses’ and ‘The Devil’s Rejects’ when...
Lionsgate Acquire Rights To Kristen Wiig Comedy

Lionsgate Acquire Rights To Kristen Wiig Comedy

Following a well received premiere at TIFF, Lionsgate have secured to U.S. Distribution rights to ‘Imogene’, a comedy starring Kristen Wiig. Plans are in place to release the picture in partnership with Roadside Attractions. Wigg’s role sees her portraying a has been playwright who decides to fake her own death to try and get attention...
Film Collaborative Launches TFC Legal

Film Collaborative Launches TFC Legal

Non-profit independent film distribution group Film Collaborative have announced the launch of TFC Legal, a new legal service which is intended to assist filmmakers with negotiation, business affairs and contracts while arranging distribution deals for independent films. The legal services are to be offered at a flat rate by Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson LLP. Founder...
Batman Swoops Beyond One Billion

Batman Swoops Beyond One Billion

Warner Bros. Summer blockbuster ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ netted an impressive $31 million during a week long run in China, bringing worldwide box office totals for the latest instalment of the Batman franchise to over $1 billion. The film picked up almost $50 million internationally. However, while Warner Bros may well be happy with an...
Three Stars in Talks to Join Radcliffe in Screen Adaptation of Horns

Three Stars in Talks to Join Radcliffe in Screen Adaptation of Horns

  A trio of stars consisting of Juno Temple, Joe Anderson and Kelli Garner are currently in talks with Red Granite Pictures to join Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe in Alexandre Aja’s adaptation of supernatural novel ‘Horns’. The novel, originally penned by Joe Hill (son of legendary horror writer Stephen King) and adapted for screen...
Canadian Patriotism Strong At Argo Premiere

Canadian Patriotism Strong At Argo Premiere

This past Friday saw the world premiere of ‘Argo’ at Toronto’s International Film Festival. The event had a distinctly Canadian flavor. Speaking at the premiere, chief operating officer of the festival, Michele Maheux said, “Any self-respecting Canadian of a particular age knows what happened.” Ben Affleck both directs and stars in Argo which tells six...
Warner Bros Leads Market Share Charts

Warner Bros Leads Market Share Charts

In recent statistics relating to domestic market share, last year’s highest rated studio Paramount fell into 7th place as Warner Bros. Stormed into the lead. This has largely been attributed to the success of the Batman franchise. Industry experts are also indicating that if Lionsgate see the level of success expected from the final installment...
Magnet Secure Kiss of the Damned Rights

Magnet Secure Kiss of the Damned Rights

Erotic vampire movie ‘Kiss of the Damned’ is set to premier as the closing film this Friday at the Venice Film Festival’s International Critics Week event after Magnet Releasing secured the world rights to the film. The film stars relative newcomer Joesephine de La Baume alongside Milo Ventimiglia (perhaps best known for his role as...

Lionsgate in Negotiations For ‘Lovely Monster’

Lionsgate is one studio that is well known for favoring the horror movie, a trend it looks to continue with negotiations to secure ‘Lovely Monster’ which is to be a feature length adaptation of an acclaimed short film by Italian director Francesco Calabrese. Lovely Monster focuses on a young lady with a rare and deadly...