"Veronica Mars" movie? It could happen - thanks to Kickstarter
By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Fans have been craving a "Veronica Mars" big-screen adventure ever since the cult series finished up its CW run six years ago.
"Django Unchained" becomes first Quentin Tarantino movie released in China
By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - China meet Quentin.
Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" to open Cannes film festival
LONDON (Reuters) - Australian director Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" will open the 2013 Cannes film festival, the world's most important cinema showcase, organizers said on Tuesday. The adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's account of "Roaring Twenties" America combines serious literary heritage and A-list star power, with Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role.
Iran may sue Hollywood over several movies, not just "Argo"
By Greg Gilman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Argo" is just one of many films that have offended Iran over the years and a lawyer representing the country in a possible lawsuit has reportedly suggested she'll be suing Hollywood for all of them.
Angola mogul takes on Hollywood, but his "Phantom" flops
By Sharon Waxman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - How did an Angolan multimillionaire end up taking a bath at the box office with the Ed Harris submarine thriller "Phantom"?
IFC Midnight acquires Abigail Breslin horror thriller "Haunter"
By Todd Cunningham LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - IFC Midnight has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "Haunter," a supernatural horror thriller starring Abigail Breslin.
"Fifty Shades of Grey" porn lawsuit settled
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The people behind "50 Shades of Grey" and porn video company Smash Pictures have come to a mutually pleasing arrangement.
'Big Shot,' Muhammad Ali and Katarina Witt biopics highlight Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival
By John Clarke LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The Tribeca Film Festival announced this year's Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival lineup of nine sports films, including world premieres of Kevin Connolly's "Big Shot"; biopics on boxing legend Muhammad Ali, extreme skier Shane McConkey and Olympic figure skater Katarina Witt, and a handful documentaries about women in sports directed by female filmmakers
Tribeca Festival unveils short film lineup
By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The 2013 Tribeca Film Festival will screen 60 short films as part of the annual Big Apple gathering for movie lovers.
David O. Russell's Jennifer Lawrence-Bradley Cooper Abscam movie gets Christmas release
(Strong language in the second paragraph) By Tim Kenneally