Jason Patric Signs With ICM Partners (Exclusive)

Tweet He most recently appeared opposite Alden Ehrenreich, Tye Sheridan and Jennifer Aniston in the Sundance war drama ‘The Yellow Birds.’ Jason Patric has signed with ICM Partners, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. The veteran actor (Sleepers, The Lost Boys) most recently appeared as a legal officer for the U.S. army opposite Alden Ehrenreich, Tye Sheridan,...
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Hot Docs: Mexican Refugee Crisis Film Takes Top Jury Prize

Tweet North America’s largest documentary festival named Pau Ortiz’s ‘The Other Side of the Wall’ the winner of the best international feature prize. The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival on Friday night handed its top jury prize to a film about Mexico’s immigration crisis. Mexican director Pau Ortiz’s film The Other Side of the Wall,...
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Hot Docs: Mexican Refugee Crisis Film Takes Top Jury Prize

Tweet North America’s largest documentary festival named Pau Ortiz’s ‘The Other Side of the Wall’ the winner of the best international feature prize. The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival on Friday night handed its top jury prize to a film about Mexico’s immigration crisis. Mexican director Pau Ortiz’s film The Other Side of the Wall,...
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Hot Docs: Mexican Refugee Crisis Film Takes Top Jury Prize

Tweet North America’s largest documentary festival named Pau Ortiz’s ‘The Other Side of the Wall’ the winner of the best international feature prize. The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival on Friday night handed its top jury prize to a film about Mexico’s immigration crisis. Mexican director Pau Ortiz’s film The Other Side of the Wall,...
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Cannes: Sam Claflin to Star in Crime-Thriller ‘Semper Fi’

Tweet The ‘Hunger Games’ star will play a straight-laced cop who helps his brother break out of prison. Hunger Games grad Sam Claflin is set to star in upcoming crime-thriller Semper Fi from Oscar-nominated director Henry-Alex Rubin (Murderball, Disconnect).  Claflin, recently seen in Me Before You and Their Finest and set to star in Babadook follow-up The Nightingale, will...
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Amazon Offers Manchester-by-the-Sea Residents Free Prime Memberships

Tweet The real-life residents of Manchester-by-the-Sea saw the name of their tiny town on Cape Ann in Essex County, Mass., splashed all over newspapers, billboards, movie theater marquees and even on stage during the Oscars over the past 14 months or so as Kenneth Lonergan’s film of the same name broke out from the indie pack.  The pic delivered the first two Oscars for streaming service Amazon,...
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Tribeca: Barbra Streisand Reflects on Acting Career, Directing Struggles

Tweet Why she loves to direct herself: “There’s less people to argue with.” On Saturday evening in Manhattan, Barbra Streisand sat down with director Robert Rodriguez during Tribeca Film Festival 2017. Anyone confused as to why the stage/screen/singing icon was paired with the gore-loving director had that mystery cleared up less than one minute into the into the Tribeca...
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Cannes: South Korean Action Film ‘The Merciless’ Sells to France

Tweet The movie will open in French theaters in June following its premiere in the fest’s Midnight Screenings section. South Korean crime action film The Merciless has been sold to France’s ARP, CJ Entertainment announced on Friday. The movie will open in French theaters on June 28, following its premiere in the fest’s Midnight Screenings section. Directed by Byun Sung-hyun,...
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Feminist Drama ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ Cleared for Indian Theatrical Release With Edits

Tweet After winning accolades on the international festival circuit, Alankrita Shrivasta’s film can be released in India with voluntary edits of some scenes. Feminist drama Lipstick Under My Burkha is cleared for a theatrical release in India after the country’s Film Certification Appellate Tribunal overruled the censor board’s refusal to issue the film a certificate. The...
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Tribeca: Jon Favreau on ‘Lion King’ Fans’ Expectations, ‘Cowboys and Aliens’ Disappointment

Tweet When Scarlett Johansson and Jon Favreau sat down for a QA at the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, the two reminisced about their multiple collaborations, including Iron Man 2, Chef and The Jungle Book. And they opened up about dealing with failure. While Johansson was the interviewer for this exchange — and the actress came well-prepared with a legal pad full of detailed questions — she...
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