"The Croods" review: Dazzling fun proves even a caveman dad can evolve
By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Twas ever so and will always be: Teenage girls are convinced that their fathers are from another era and will never understand the new and exciting changes going on in the world. And in "The Croods," dad literally falls a few steps behind on the evolutionary ladder, while the world really is changing, complete with lava, earthquakes and continental drift.
Seth Rogen starring in, directing assassination comedy "The Interview"
By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Seth Rogen's directorial debut hasn't even hit theaters yet, but Sony Pictures is so impressed that it wants the funnyman to slide back behind the camera again.
Kate Winslet to star in "Divergent" alongside Shailene Woodley, Theo James
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Kate Winslet will star alongside Shailene Woodley and Theo James in Summit Entertainment's "Divergent," Summit and Lionsgate announced on Thursday. Winslet will play Jeanine Matthews in the forthcoming action adventure film, an adaptation of Veronica Roth's young-adult novel.
Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, John Hurt join Dwayne Johnson in "Hercules"
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, John Hurt, Rebecca Ferguson and Aksel Hennie have all joined the cast of Paramount and MGM's "Hercules," an upcoming film based on the myth (and a graphic novel). Brett Ratner will direct the film, which will star Dwayne Johnson as the eponymous hero.
"Transformers 4" plot unveiled by Michigan Film Office
By Greg Gilman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Thanks to the Michigan Film Office, the plot synopsis for Michael Bay's "Transformers 4" was unveiled on Wednesday.
William Friedkin's misunderstood 1977 "Sorcerer" getting re-release
By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - William Friedkin's "Sorcerer" - a film that fell victim to shifting tastes when it opened more than three decades ago - will be remastered and released in theaters and for the first time on Blu-ray, the director told TheWrap.
"Olympus Has Fallen" review: Where are you, Bruce Willis, now that POTUS needs you?
(Note strong language in last paragraph) By Alonso Duralde
"The Croods" poised to unseat "Oz," capture busy box-office weekend
By Todd Cunningham LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - DreamWorks Animation's 3D family film "The Croods" looks ready to knock "Oz the Great and Powerful" out of the top slot on what's shaping up as a busy box-office weekend.
"Deep Throat" porn actor Harry Reems dies after turbulent life
(Reuters) - Porn actor Harry Reems, who made his name starring opposite Linda Lovelace in the 1972 movie "Deep Throat", has died at the age of 65, according to his wife Jeanne. She told the New York Times that her husband died on Tuesday in hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was reported to have been battling multiple health issues, including pancreatic cancer.
"Admission" Review: Toss this Tina Fey rom-com on the reject pile
By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - If you wondered when the post-"Saturday Night Live" curse, which has led to any number of rotten movies featuring former Not Ready for Prime Time Players, would hit the talented Tina Fey, that day has come.