Thursday, October 2, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Movies

Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is set to play a female drug lord in an upcoming biopic called The Godmother.
Tracy Morgan's future bleak? The brain injury that comic Tracy Morgan, 45, suffered as a result of a June 7 crash with a Walmart tractor-trailer may leave him unable to work.
The movie poster for "The Good Lie" features a smiling Reese Witherspoon, front and center. But, truth be told, neither Witherspoon nor her character is the film's star - not in the essential sense. The real stars are the Sudanese children at the bottom of the poster, their backs to us, trudging across an empty, sun-scorched expanse.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hollywood's carefully controlled system of movie rollouts is officially under siege.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jason Sudeikis will lead the voice cast of Sony's animated "Angry Birds" movie as "Red," head of the Flock in the adaptation of the video game series created by Rovio Entertainment.
If ever there was a movie that needed a window to be opened, a blast of fresh air to be let in, it's Jason Reitman's "Men, Women & Children."
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox offered a peek at its "Exodus: Gods and Kings" for the media at the Zanuck Theater, where Christian Bale told the audience it's very different from previous versions of the tale.
The predominant image throughout David Fincher's films, from the uncovered horrors of "Se7en" to the Machiavellian maneuverings of "House of Cards," has been a flashlight beam cutting through the dark.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix's movie-deal machinery isn't slowing down: The Internet-video service has inked a pact with Adam Sandler to star in and produce four films to be available exclusively on Netflix worldwide.