‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Adds William Fichtner

EXCLUSIVE: He’s not playing a turtle in Paramount’s reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but William Fichtner is on board for the movie. Details on the actor’s role are sketchy, but Fichtner is said to … Read More »

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Exclusive Cannes Market Trailer: ‘Phantom’

By | Friday May 11, 2012 @ 3:25pm PDT

After the 2011 Cannes Film Festival saw an abundance of movie deals based on sizzle reels and teaser trailers, agencies are returning to the festival looking to make even more deals with partial and completed films. Here’s an exclusive look … Read More »

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William Fichtner To Replace Dwight Yoakam In ‘Lone Ranger’

By | Wednesday February 22, 2012 @ 4:06pm PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Disney has tapped William Fichtner to replace Dwight Yoakam in The Lone Ranger. He will play the bad guy that Yoakam was set to take on before the actor-singer … Read More »

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2011 Cannes Film Festival Sales Roundup: Deals For Clive Owen’s ‘Shadow Dancer’ And Todd Robinson’s ‘Phantom’

Mike Fleming

Clive Owen will star in Shadow Dancer, a BBC Films coproduction that will be directed by Man on Wire helmer James Marsh, with production to begin in Dublin later this month. Wild Bunch will sell international territories at Cannes, and … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Drive Angry 3D’

By | Wednesday December 22, 2010 @ 4:20am PST
Mike Fleming

Lionsgate and Millennium have released a new overseas trailer for Drive Angry 3D, a Nicolas Cage vehicle that gets released February 25. The trailer has a Grindhouse feel, with a devilish turn by William Fichtner. Summit distributes domestically.

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From TV Agent To Producer To Film Director

To all those agents who secretly dream of directing… I can’t think of a Hollywood journey like Tony Krantz’s. The son of Beverly Hills novelist Judith Krantz, he went from head of primetime packaging at CAA (where he helped put together ER, … Read More »

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Paradigm Signs Actor William Fichtner

By | Thursday September 30, 2010 @ 8:57am PDT

I’ve often wondered why William Fichtner isn’t a household name since his face is so recognizable and his acting is always memorable. He came over to Paradigm from Gersh. Fichtner recently wrapped filming on Summit’s Drive Angry 3D penned by … Read More »

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Comic-Con #6: Nic Cage & ‘Drive Angry 3D’

Luke Y Thompson is covering the Con for Deadline:

I have never concealed my nuttiness for Nic Cage. And I don’t mean indie-drama, alcoholic downbeat Nic Cage, but bug-eyed, wig-wearing, attention-deficit-crazed Nicolas Cage. Or maybe I just have a thing for bad wigs. (William Shatner and the late Wally George are also faves. But then there’s Burt Reynolds, who never did much for me.) Nicolas Cage in 3D is a dream come true. Just give me one massive closeup of his face in full freakout mode. Summit’s DRIVE ANGRY, which based on the big-screen logo they showed is not merely going to be called DRIVE ANGRY, or even DRIVE ANGRY 3D, but rather DRIVE ANGRY SHOT IN 3D, sounded on paper like a DEATH WISH-type story. But then they roll the preview: “He escaped from Hell.” Read More »

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Summit Stokes ‘Red’ And ‘Drive Angry 3D’ at Comic-Con

Mike Fleming

10-ridiculous-comic-con-costumes-800-75Summit Entertainment joins the phalanx of studios bringing film footage and star casts to the geek altar that is Comic-Con. Summit, which for the past two years has brought its Twilight Saga cast to the event, this time herds the cast … Read More »

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