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Celebration of Latino Cinema Sets Full Honorees, Presenters Roster Including Clifton Collins Jr., Eugenio Derbez and Natalie Morales

The inaugural Celebration of Latino Cinema is set as the Critics Choice Association has announced the full list of honorees and presenters across 10 categories. Reinaldo Marcus Green will receive a director award for his work on the Will Smith-starrer King Richard. Aunjanue Ellis, earning raves for her role as Oracene, the mother of tennis […]

“Lights, Camera, Plastic?” Campaign Seeks to Ax Single-Use Plastics On-Screen

Habits of Waste, a Los Angeles-based environmental nonprofit, is working to save the planet via the big screen. The group is gaining momentum for its “Lights, Camera, Plastic?” campaign, just in time for Plastic Free July, in its mission to significantly reduce the amount of single-use plastic shown in TV and film, thereby ending the […]

Making of ‘The Farewell’: How Lulu Wang Captured Grief and Love With a Family Lie

A five-week-long shoot in Changchun, China— complete with hoverboards, a banquet's worth of crab and a surprise visit from 300 dancing kindergarteners— resulted in a headline-grabbing Sundance acquisition and an awards contender.

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Writer Reveals Changes From Earlier Scripts

There was once a version of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' that featured a happy ending.

‘Operation Finale’ Director Says Film Became “More and More Timely” During Production

“I think the film became more and more timely during the making of it,” 'Operation Finale' director Chris Weitz said of his latest film, which is centered on a post-WWII Nazi hunter.

‘Star Wars’ Writers Get Political: Will Anti-Trump Tweets Hurt ‘Rogue One’?

'Rogue One' writers Chris Weitz and Gary Whitta compare the Donald to the Empire as a new culture of online backlash puts studio tentpoles in the crosshairs: "You want to be as agnostic as possible."

Comic-Con: Chris and Paul Weitz Team With Grant Morrison for ‘Sinatoro’ TV Series (Exclusive)

Morrison initially wrote the project as a screenplay for a movie.

Paul and Chris Weitz’s Depth of Field Inks First-Look Deal With Amazon Studios

Paul Weitz is an executive producer of Amazon original series 'Mozart in the Jungle.'

‘Rogue One’ Writer Chris Weitz to Adapt Same-Sex Marriage Drama ’21 Years to Midnight’ (Exclusive)

Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen, the pair behind 'The Fault in Our Stars,' are producing the Fox 2000 film.

‘Rogue One’ Writer Chris Weitz to Tackle ‘Mountain Between Us’ for Fox 2000 (Exclusive)

The drama was to have Charlie Hunnam and Rosamund Pike as a pair who fall in love while stranded in the wilderness after a plane crash.

Takashi Miike’s ‘Shield of Straw’ Getting English-Language Remake

Chris and Paul Weitz' Depth of Field is developing the project with All Nippon Entertainment Works and Nippon Television.

Jennifer Coolidge on Hollywood, Women in Comedy and Her Serial Killer Dream Role

The '2 Broke Girls' regular was honored at the 17th Annual Provincetown Film Festival with a Career Achievement Award.