John Hawkes & Michael Cera To Star In Charlie Kaufman’s FX Comedy Pilot

By | Tuesday January 14, 2014 @ 9:00am PST
Nellie Andreeva

cerahawkesAfter lengthy negotiations, John Hawkes and Michael Cera have signed on to topline How And Why, FX Networks‘ half-hour comedy pilot from Oscar-winning screenwriter Charlie Read More »

Comments (8)

Hot Trailer: ‘Crystal Fairy’

By | Wednesday June 19, 2013 @ 2:05pm PDT

Michael Cera plays an American expat road tripping with three Chilean brothers in Crystal Fairy, one of two Chile-set Sundance 2013 debuts starring Cera and directed by Sebastián Silva. (Their other film, Magic Magic, hits home video August 6 via Sony.) Gaby Hoffman co-stars … Read More »

Comments (7)

IFC Films Acquires Michael Cera Sundance Winner ‘Crystal Fairy’

By | Monday February 4, 2013 @ 12:22pm PST

NEW YORK, NY (February 4, 2013) – IFC Films announced today that the company is acquiring North American rights to writer-director Sebastían Silva’s CRYSTAL FAIRY, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The film, with a screenplay by Silva, stars Michael Cera, Gaby Hoffmann, Juan Andrés Silva, José Miguel Silva, and Agustín Silva, and was produced by Juan de Dios Larraín and Pablo Larraín. CRYSTAL FAIRY was the recipient of the Best Director Award in World Cinema at the Sundance Film Festival.

Read More »

Comments (0)

SPWA Pre-Buys Rights To Michael Cera-Juno Temple Vacation Thriller

By | Friday February 17, 2012 @ 10:29am PST

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions pre-bought rights in the U.S. and other territories for the untitled Sebastian Silva thriller starring Michael Cera (Superbad), Juno Temple (Dirty Girl), Emily Browning (Sucker Punch) and Catalina Sandino Moreno (Maria Full of Grace). The film is written and directed by Silva, whose film The Maid won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Golden Globes two years ago. SPWA’s deal includes rights in Canada, Latin America, Scandinavia, South Africa and Eastern Europe. The story revolves around a young American woman (Temple) vacationing with friends in a remote part of Chile. There, she begins to mentally unravel and enters into a world of disturbing landscapes and crushing terror. The project is currently in pre-production with principal photography slated for early this year. Read More »

Comments (3)

KatzSmith Duo Makes First-Look Warner Bros Deal; Will Bring ‘Beetlejuice’ Back From Dead

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: KatzSmith Productions partners David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith have just signed a two-year first-look feature producing deal at Warner Bros. While rights are still being worked out, one of their first projects is expected to be a sequel to … Read More »

Comments 43

Seth Rogen, Tom Hanks And Jon Hamm Among First Conan Guests

By | Thursday October 21, 2010 @ 8:34am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

UPDATED: Conan‘s bookers may still be shooting for the Pope and Russian president Vladimir Putin for the first guest spot that is being determined by a fan poll but they went with Hollywood types for the … Read More »

Comments 22

VIDEO: The Michael Cera School Of Acting

By | Tuesday September 21, 2010 @ 4:15am PDT

Comments 42

GUYS BEAT GAL: ‘Expendables’ $35M Wkd; ‘Eat Pray Love’ $23.7M; ‘Scott Pilgrim’ $10.5M

SUNDAY AM UPDATE: Weekend wonders never cease. Friday the Thirteenth weekend proved lucky for a pair of faded stars. Overall box office looks about $140M (about even with last year’s) and had something for everyone — men/women, old/young, romance/bromance, winners/losers/dropouts. It’s so competitive that The Expendables was marketing itself by pitting Sly Stallone against Pretty … Read More »

Comments 412

Comic-Con #5: The ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Panel

Luke Y Thompson is covering the Con for Deadline:

Universal is spending a lot of money to make SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD the talk of Comic-Con. There’s an interactive exhibit at the Gaslamp Hilton, multiple screenings of the movie … Read More »

Comments 21

What Happened To Badass Action Heroes? (Who Could Actually Win A Fistfight!)

Mike Fleming

Here’s a new trailer for The Green Hornet, which debuts 3D in January.  Cool trailer, sure. But having grown up watching action films with badass protagonists like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris, Bruce Willis, Sly Stallone, even Brian Bosworth and Jeff Speakman, I’ve got a question about this trailer (and the one … Read More »

Comments 140