Jake Gyllenhaal is Boston Strong in Stronger

  Being a former dancer, runner and Bikram yoga enthusiasts, having knee replacement surgery was one of the most life altering experiences of my life.  The mental and physical torture of physical therapy was the price I  paid for years of wearing down cartilage.  Many a night, I sobbed mourning my former active self.  Until,…

EMMA STONE AND STEVE CARELL SLAY IN THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES

With the recent US Tennis Open win of Sloan Stephens and the Ava Duvernay doc Venus VS, one can’t help but wonder if any of this would be possible without tennis legend Billie Jean King.  The fact that women  and the LGBTQ community are still trying to get equal pay and rights speaks to the…

AMERICAN ASSASSIN

When a paradise proposal turns into a nightmare, Mitch Rapp sets out for revenge.  American Assassin is a perfect example of how military opps are capable of creating monsters and domestic terrorists.  Just when you think you are safe in your own backyard and the comforts of everyday life are challenged, does one realize looking…

The Mindy Project: 6 Seasons of Style

Salvador Perez took sewing for four years in high school and initially wanted to be a fashion designer.  His first assignment was to make a short-waisted dress.  How ironic was it that he ended up working with a short-waisted “brown girl.”  “Everybody in my family was working in agriculture and I knew that was not what I wanted my life to be.”

Dinner with a Dame Honoring Opening of VICTORIA AND ABDUL

I don’t know about you, but whenever I think about the British monarchy, I picture people who have no sense of humor and are stiff and cold at best. Well baby, apparently Queen Victoria was NONE of that!   Based on journalist Shrabani Basu’s book Victoria & Abdul:  The True Story of the Queen’s Closest…

George Takei EP Romantic Drama Hotel On The Corner of Bitter and Sweet

PRODUCING PARTNERS DIANE QUON AND JOSEPH CRAIG  ACQUIRE FILM RIGHTS TO NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  “HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET” BY JAMIE FORD ACTOR GEORGE TAKEI WILL EXECUTIVE PRODUCE ROMANTIC DRAMA   September 6, 2017 – New York, NY    Producer Diane Quon announced today that she has acquired the film rights…

J.J. Abrams Replaces Colin Trevorrow as Director of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

    J.J. Abrams to Write and Direct Star Wars: Episode IX   J.J. Abrams, who launched a new era of Star Wars with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to complete the sequel trilogy as writer and director of Star Wars: Episode IX. Abrams will co-write the film with Chris Terrio. Star Wars: Episode IX will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle…

Toronto Film Festival: Focus Features Grabs Lady Bird

  FOCUS FEATURES ACQUIRES INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS TO LADY BIRD TORONTO, CANADA, September 11, 2017 – Focus Features has acquired international rights to Greta Gerwig’s acclaimed directorial debut Lady Bird, company chairman Peter Kujawski announced today. A24 and IAC Films are partners on the movie.  Focus will be handling distribution in all territories outside of North America. Lady Bird has emerged…

Toronto Film Festival: Brad’s Status

  Mike White is one of the most prolific cinematic voices of our time. He attacks the issues of America very candidly, with fervor and a touch of comedy that leaves us wondering what just happened.  His latest film, Brad’s Status is no exception. White says he was interested in exploring the surge in what…

Aladdin Cast Set for Guy Ritchie Disney Adaptation

  CASTING IN PLACE FOR “ALADDIN,” THE LIVE-ACTION ADAPTATION DIRECTED BY GUY RITCHIE BURBANK, Calif. (September 6, 2017) – Casting for “Aladdin,” the live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic, is complete and production is currently underway at Longcross Studios outside London. The “Aladdin” cast includes: Two-time Oscar® nominee Will Smith (“Ali,” “Men in Black”) as…

Calling on Girls! Win a Trip to Marvel Studios Premiere of THOR

MARVEL STUDIOS’ THOR: RAGNAROK SUPERPOWER OF STEM CHALLENGE   Calling on Girls to Channel Their Superpowers of STEM for Good and Get a Chance to Win a Trip to the Premiere of Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK and a Mentorship presented by Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories and Synchrony Bank   https://d2ubg9dxuo6u2p.cloudfront.net/site-assets/media/video/marvel-studios-thor-ragnarok-superpowers-of-stem-challenge-8BVXW1K7YS.mp4   BURBANK,Calif. (August 23, 2017) —…

Force Friday is Back!! Fans Reveal nThe Last Jedi Character Online

  Star Wars Fans Invited to “Find the Force” As Unprecedented Augmented Reality Event Sweeps the Globe for Force Friday II   Fans to reveal a new The Last Jedi character via social media New product line for Star Wars: The Last Jedi launches globally at 12:01 AM September 1 More than 20,000 retail locations worldwide…