Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman, and Lizzy Caplan talk guerrilla filmmaking, drag, and “3, 2, 1…Frankie Go Boom”
Young Backstage member Nolan Gross enjoyed his “greatest summer ever” after he was cast in director Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” with Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman, and Emma Watson.
Lianne Halfon and Russell Smith, founders of production company Mr. Mudd, give their take on the casting process, auditions, and inspiration.
Plus, Kim Basinger, Demian Bichir, Martin Landau, and Virginia Madsen have joined the casts of new film projects.
Joe Swanberg, Rebecca Thomas, Brandon Cronenberg, and Antonio Campos are among the up-and-coming filmmakers whose work will be featured at the festival, which runs Nov. 1-8 in Hollywood.
Tim Grierson also reviews "The Paperboy," "Wuthering Heights," "V/H/S," and "The House I Live In."
Efron’s singing and dancing days are on hold while the heartthrob explores the dark side in Lee Daniels’ controversial new film opposite Kidman and Matthew McConaughey.
Zac Efron, who can be seen in "Paperboy" which opens this week, recalls the audition process that led to his role in "High School Musical."
The film did not meet the terms of SAG-AFTRA’s low-budget feature agreement, which requires professional actors to be used in a film.
Entertainment unions, including SAG-AFTRA, praise Gov. Jerry Brown's signing of two bills to extend California's production-incentive program.