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‘I Am Sam’ Turns 20: Director Recalls Studio Battles, ‘Tropic Thunder’ Jab and “Directors’ Jail”

For I Am Sam director Jessie Nelson, whose film this week celebrates the 20th anniversary of its December 2001 release, her project brings back an array of memories, mostly warm and affectionate but some difficult as well. She clearly has a continued fondness for the film, stemming from the love she feels for the disability […]

New Line Picks Up Horror Thriller ‘Thaw’ From ‘San Andreas’ Co-Writer Jeremy Passmore (Exclusive)

New Line has pressed the defrost button for Thaw, an original horror script from Jeremy Passmore. Van Toffler and David Gale of Gunpowder & Sky, the banner behind indie horror hit Summer of 84 and Sam Raimi’s 50 States of Fright anthology, are producing with Adam Goldworm of Aperture Entertainment. Plot details are being kept […]

Elijah Wood Claims ‘Lord of the Rings’ Orc Was Designed to Resemble Harvey Weinstein

Elijah Wood dropped by the popular Armchair Expert podcast on Monday, where he talked about his life and career dating back to his youth. And, of course, the Lord of the Rings films were a part of the conversation. Podcast co-host Dax Shepard confessed he loved the story about how the films almost did not get […]

‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’: Film Review

Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga return as paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, wrestling once again with demonic possession and satanic curses in the seventh film in the 'Conjuring' universe.

‘Evil Dead Rise’ Set at New Line

Forty years after filmmaker Sam Raimi unleashed The Evil Dead, New Line is unveiling Evil Dead Rise, a new installment in the cult horror franchise set to debut on HBO Max. It’s unclear if the film will also get a theatrical release at this stage. Irish filmmaker Lee Cronin, known for his 2019 directorial debut […]

Angelina Jolie in Taylor Sheridan’s ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’: Film Review

The star plays a Montana smokejumper who finds herself shepherding a traumatized boy to safety from a raging fire and two ruthless killers in this violent thriller.

Nicole Kassell to Direct ‘Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ Adaptation for New Line

'The Woodsman' director takes on the feature based on L. Frank Baum's classic kids novel from producers Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill and Marc Platt.

‘Plus One’s’ Jeff Chan to Direct New Line’s Asian-Centered Rom-Com ‘Singles Day’ (Exclusive)

'Plus One' filmmaker Jeff Chan will direct New Line's Asian-centered romantic comedy 'Singles Day.'

‘Annabelle Comes Home’: Film Review

Original 'Conjuring' franchise stars Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson appear with Mckenna Grace and Madison Iseman in 'Annabelle Comes Home,' the third feature in New Line’s haunted doll horror series.

New Line Cinema to Co-Finance Angelina Jolie’s ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’

New Line Cinema is partnering with Bron Studios on 'Wind River' filmmaker Taylor Sheridan's next feature, 'Those Who Wish Me Dead,' which stars Nicholas Hoult and Angelina Jolie.

‘Shazam!’ Sequel in the Works With Screenwriter Henry Gayden

In the wake of the $53.5 million domestic opening of New Line's 'Shazam!' over the weekend, a sequel is officially in the works, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Michael Lynne, Former Co-Chairman and CEO of New Line Cinema, Dies at 77

Michael Lynne, who partnered with Bob Shaye to transform New Line Cinema from a struggling independent studio to a powerhouse known for its success with the 'Lord of the Rings,' 'Rush Hour' and 'Austin Powers' films, has died. He was 77.