Hot TV Spot: ‘The Darkest Hour’

Summit Entertainment posted a TV spot for the alien-invasion movie The Darkest Hour. Directed by onetime art director/production designer Chris Gorak and starring Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby and Max Minghella, the Moscow-set sci-fi thriller opens Christmas Day.

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‘MI4′ & ‘Tintin’ Tweak Xmas Week Dates

Spielberg Moves ‘War Horse’ Release Amid DreamWorks Money Woes

Paramount said today that it is shifting the release dates for two of its prime holiday movies. Now, the Steven Spielberg-directed The Adventures of Tintin and the Tom Cruise-starrer Mission: Impossible – Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘The Darkest Hour’

Mike Fleming

Summit Entertainment has released a trailer for The Darkest Hour, an alien invasion movie that focuses on a group of kids on holiday in Moscow when crazy things begin happening. The Chris Gorak-directed pic stars Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby and Max Minghella. It will be released Dec. 23.

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Summit Changes ‘Darkest Hour’ Date

By | Friday April 1, 2011 @ 6:53pm PDT

Summit Entertainment said it is moving back the release date of its sci-fi thriller The Darkest Hour from Aug. 11 to the holidays: Dec. 23. The film is directed by Chris Gorak and stars Emile Hirsch and Olivia Thirlby.

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‘Darkest Hour’ Starts Up Again August 29

EXCLUSIVE: Summit Entertainment and New Regency suspended filming earlier this month because of wildfires raging in Russia. More than 50 people have been killed and more than 2,000 homes destroyed after an unprecedented heat wave and drought gripped the region. Prior to shutdown The Darkest Hour was filming using the … Read More »

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‘Darkest Hour’ Halted Due To Russian Fires

I just heard that Summit Entertainment and New Regency are declaring “force majeure” because of the two-week shutdown of the 3D film. The wildfires have been raging in Russia killing at least 52 people and displacing tens of thousands of others … Read More »

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Timur Bekmambetov Taps Michele Wolkoff To Run Production Shingle

Mike Fleming

Michele Wolkoff is leaving her post as director of development for Universal Pictures International to become president of development for Timur Bekmambetov’s Bekmambetov Projects Ltd. She starts next month.

Wolkoff’s emphasis will be to build the output of Bekmambetov’s English language productions. He’s also a prolific producer of Russian lingo films. … Read More »

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