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James Bond Distribution Rights Up for Grabs After “Spectre” Opens in U.S. Theatres November 6th

As November 6 2015, the U.S. release of the latest James Bond title Spectre draws closer, so too does the end of Sony’s distribution deal with MGM.  Sony initially won the rights to the franchise in a deal brokered by former former Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO John Calley, who’d previously served as President and COO of...

“Back to the Future” Honest Trailer: Doc & Marty’s Excellent Adventure

Screen Junkies strike again with the latest installment in their popular Honest Trailers series. This time it’s the Back to the Future Trilogy, appropriately released today, October 21, 2015, the day upon which Marty McFly traveled to what was then 30 years in the future (though really only 26 since Back to the Future Part II was actually...

Lucasfilm Says there WILL be a Female “Star Wars” Director…Eventually

In an interview with Fortune, Lucasfilm‘s president Kathleen Kennedy said she was, “confident we will eventually hire a woman who directs a Stars Wars movie.”  This was said in conjunction with her statement that the majority of the people in the current Story Group, the division of Lucasfilm that determines all the things canon...

James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez to Helm Live-Action Adaptation of “Battle Angel Alita”

Unless you were furiously attempting to consume every bit of Japanese media you could get your hands on in the 90s, you may never have heard of Yukito Kishiro’s manga Battle Angel Alita.  If you were me, the OVA (Original Video Animation) based on said manga was one of the only anime VHS tapes they had at your local Blockbuster (RIP) so...

Hollywood Could Face Class-Action Lawsuit Over Lack of Female Directors

It’s no secret that, while women directors do occasionally get a chance to bring their vision to the big or small screen, the directing scene in Hollywood is still, by and large, a boys’ club.  However, that may soon change, as studios, networks, and commercial production companies could find themselves facing a class-action lawsuit...