Patty Jenkins to Direct Action-Comedy Remake JACKPOT

     November 17, 2014

It appears that Monster director Patty Jenkins is now close to making her second feature film in over a decade.  The talented filmmaker was previously attached to helm Thor: The Dark World but subsequently dropped out over creative differences with …

SINISTER 2 Will Haunt Theaters on August 21st, 2015

     July 23, 2014

Sinister 2 is just over a year away.  Focus Features announced today that the horror sequel will land in wide release on August 21st, 2015.  While original director Scott Derrickson (The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Deliver Us From Evil)  isn’t …

Focus Features to Absorb FilmDistrict

     October 2, 2013

Some major restructuring is taking place at Focus Features.  Universal Pictures announced today that Focus will be absorbing FilmDistrict, with FilmDistrict founder and CEO Peter Schlessel taking over as Focus Features CEO from James Schamus.  The goal is to broaden …