April 25th, 2018

USA Today: Melissa McCarthy’s ‘very graphic’ puppet movie ‘Happytime Murders’ kills at CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS — The clearest, laugh-out-loud reaction for a comedy at CinemaCon thus far has been for The Happytime Murders, an unapologetically raunchy puppet movie starring Melissa McCarthy (coming to theaters Aug. 17). STX Films chairman Adam Fogelson had a twinkle in his eye when he introduced a “very graphic” first look at the R-rated film directed by Brian Henson, the… Read More

January 23rd, 2018

Variety: Oscars: ‘Mudbound’s’ Rachel Morrison Makes History as First Female Cinematographer Nominee

After 90 long years, another glass ceiling has finally been broken at the Motion Picture Academy. “Mudbound” cinematographer Rachel Morrison made history Tuesday by becoming the first female director of photography to receive an Oscar nomination. The recognition comes on the heels of a similar milestone with the American Society of Cinematographers, which nominated Morrison’s… Read More

February 2nd, 2017

Deadline Hollywood: Netflix Paying $12.5M For Dee Rees-Directed ‘Mudbound’

While the Sundance Film Festival prizes were awarded yesterday, they’ve saved the biggest sale for last. Netflix has paid $12.5 million for Mudbound, the Dee Rees-directed drama that stars Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan, Garrett Hedlund, and Jonathan Banks. The deal closing is for U.S. rights and select other territories, after Good Universe sold… Read More

December 12th, 2016

ABC News: Iggy Pop Song “Gold” Nominated for Golden Globe

Iggy Pop is a Golden Globe nominee for the first time in his career. The music icon’s song “Gold,” which was written for the upcoming film of the same name, is up for the Best Original Song — Motion Picture prize at the 74th annual edition of the awards ceremony. Pop co-wrote “Gold” alongside Brian… Read More