East Coast Editor Edward Douglas opines about the fact that sometimes having too many options means you’ll never have time to watch some of the less-publicized content.
The other four new wide releases are underperforming with last week’s surprise hit I Can Only Imagine holding up well in its second weekend.
From Close Encounters of the Third Kind to Gosford Park, Balaban has experience on both sides of the camera, and Isle of Dogs is his third time working with Anderson.
“It’s good to see Joshua Leonard doing this kind of work, and I hope other filmmakers give him more to do in the future, but because Unsane offers so few kinks or twists, he’s trapped playing a pretty one-note version of this kind of character,” writes Drew McWeeny.
“Boyega’s a great model for the 21st century reluctant hero, but the film keeps trying to strike romantic sparks between his hero and non-character Jules (Adria Arjona) as part of a romantic triangle with Scott Eastwood’s character, and it’s a dud,” writes Drew McWeeny.
“Barry feels like something Shane Black might’ve written, but rather than being big, broad and commercial like Black’s early hits, it’s more in line with the crime comedies he’s been making of late, such as Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and The Nice Guys,” writes Jeff Sneider.
Starring Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell and Michael K. Williams, the remake of the classic 1972 film will hit theaters on June 15.
We also talk about Shane Black’s Predator getting the 3D conversion treatment, the Cannes Film Festival’s new selfie policy, the box office prospects for Pacific Rim: Uprising, and Ben Affleck’s hideous back tattoo.
A round-up of this week’s Film and TV industry internships. Mandeville FIlms, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Phoenix Pictures, and many more are all looking for interns!
A round-up of this week’s Film and TV industry jobs! Netflix, MTV, Fine Bros. Entertainment, and more are looking for new hires!
Joey Ansah, Jacqueline Quella and Mark Wooding, who made the popular live-action webseries Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist for Machisma have been retained as exec. producers on the new series.
Gary Scott Thompson (The Fast and the Furious) penned the original spec, which has since been rewritten by Run All Night scribe Brad Inglesby. Storyscape Entertainment is producing with Pioneer Pictures.
The long-running superhero series was created by Busiek with artists Alex Ross and Brent Anderson back in 1995 with Busiek co-writing the proposed series pilot with Rick Alexander.
Fox Deportes is seeking an experienced senior executive with a sports and media background to develop strategic relationships with television media entities, advertising agencies, digital streaming services, radio, etc., to drive non-traditional revenue streams.
Team with Account Executive and internal constituents to understand client goals and objectives for programmatic guaranteed proposals to increase the effectiveness and scale of media buys through consumer segmentation, advanced analytics and targeting.
The Senior Vice President, Content, is responsible for creating and executing a content strategy, leading development, co-productions, current production and acquisitions of all Universal Kids content in order to grow the audience and build franchises that support brand and business objectives.
Emmy and Golden Globe-winning Management and Production Company is seeking a new Executive Assistant to the head of the company. This executive assistant role works in tandem with a partner to cover the usual high-volume phones, scheduling, travel, etc.
The true story of the “johatsu,” disenfranchised Japanese who mysteriously disappear every year.
Alyssa Feller, Jonathan Giles, Michael Hartney, John Mahone, Cameron Smith, Natasha Vaynblat and Bryan Yang have been named to take part in the six-day program held at 30 Rock meant to help promote comedy writing talent from diverse backgrounds.
Based on Steven Gould’s third book in the Jumper series, the YouTube Originals show stars Maddie Hasson as a teen girl from a small town in upstate New York who discovers she has teleportation powers.
Co-written by Shawkat and Arteta, the film follows the first 24 hours in her relationship with Laia Costa’s Sergio with appearances by the film’s exec. producers, the Duplass Brothers and more.
Two American brothers, wrongly sentenced to prison in Thailand, are forced to compete in Thai boxing for a chance to win their freedom.
A young refugee couple make a harrowing escape from war-torn Sudan but then struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface.