Talladega Superspeedway and Solstice Studios Upcoming Thriller UNHINGED Join Forces for NASCAR Xfinity Race

Officials fromNASCAR,Talladega Superspeedway and Solstice Studios announced today that the upcoming edge-of-your-seat thriller – Unhinged – starring Academy Award© winner Russell Crowe,will serve as the entitlement sponsor of the iconic track’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, June 20. The event, known as the UNHINGED 300 at TALLADEGA, is set for a 4:30 PM CDT start. Unhinged, opening only in theatres nationwide July 1st, is […]

‘HUSTLERS’ STAR KEKE PALMER CAST AS “ALICE” FOR STEEL SPRINGS PICTURES

Steel Springs Pictures announced today that multihyphenate Keke Palmer (Hustlers, Grease Live!,“Scream Queens”) is set to star in the feature film Alice, from writer Krystin Ver Linden, who will also make her directorial debut. The compelling, character driven thriller will be produced by award-winning Producer Peter Lawson (Spotlight, John Wick) alongside Executive Producers Jose Agustin Valdes and […]

CNN Films Acquires North American Broadcast Rights to ‘Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President’

CNN Films announced today that it has acquired North American broadcast rights to JIMMY CARTER ROCK & ROLL PRESIDENT.  The documentary was created by the award-winning director Mary Wharton, producer Chris Farrell, and writer Bill Flanagan.  Originally set to open the 19th annual Tribeca Film Festival in April, the feature will now be the closing film for AFI DOCS film festival on […]

PIERCE BROSNAN TO STAR IN BRETT MARTY’S “YOUTH”

Highland Film Group has announced that Pierce Brosnan has signed on to star in writer/director Brett Marty’s feature-film adaptation of Youth, a short film he directed and co-wrote in 2016. The sci-fi thriller is co-written by Marty, Josh Izenberg, and Amelia Whitcomb. Jib Polhemus, Paul Schiff and Martin Brennan will produce alongside Executive Producers Laura Bickford and […]

Academy Award Nominee Alec Baldwin To Star in and Produce Joel Souza’s RUST

ighland Film Group announced today that Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Alec Baldwin (Mission: Impossible franchise, “30 Rock”) will star in Rust, which he will also produce under his El Dorado Pictures banner alongside Anjul Nigam and executive producer Matthew Helderman. Joel Souza (Crown Vic) will write and direct the action/western based on a story […]

Black Bear Pictures Options Naoise Dolan’s EXCITING TIMES, ahead of US Book Release

In a highly competitive situation, Black Bear Pictures has optioned the rights to Naoise Dolan’s debut novel Exciting Times ahead of its U.S. release on June 2, 2020. Following a hugely successful release in the UK and Ireland in April, where it debuted on the Sunday Times Best-Sellers List, the novel has received rave reviews and blanket praise […]

Saban Films Acquires Wedding Comedy SISTER OF THE GROOM Starring Alicia Silverstone

Saban Films announces that they have acquired North American rights to the Alicia Silverstone (Book Club) wedding comedy Sister of the Groom from Premiere Entertainment Group (PEG), a Los Angeles-based sales, production and financing company.  Written and directed by Amy Miller Gross (Accommodations), the film also co-stars Tom Everett Scott (truTV’s I’m Sorry), Jake Hoffman (The Irishman) and […]

Abel Ferrara’s TOMMASO / Opening virtually June 5

Abel Ferrara’s first dramatic feature since 2014’s Pasolini reteams the filmmaker and his frequent lead Willem Dafoe, who delivers a career-best performance as the title character, an older American expat living in Rome with his young wife and their daughter. Disoriented by his past misgivings and subsequent, unexpected blows to his self-esteem, Tommaso wades through this late […]

Academy Award-winner Graham Moore’s MIND FALL Marks Second Project from Studio 8 and Solstice Studios Partnership

Solstice Studios has acquired the futuristic thriller Mind Fall, written by Academy Award-winner Graham Moore (The Imitation Game) with Cedric Jimenez (The Connection) signed on to direct. Mind Fall, which will be produced by Studio 8’s Jeff Robinov, Guy Danella and John Graham, marks the second project to come from Studio 8 and Solstice Studios’ strategic partnership, whose most recent […]