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August 17, 2011

Michael Gracey has been named by Variety as the director of the long-in-development 20th Century Fox project The Greatest Showman on Earth.

Set to star Hugh Jackman in the lead, the film will offer a musical take on the life of P.T. Barnum, specifically focusing on the creation of his three-ring circus and his infatuation with “Swedish Nightingale” Jenny Lind.

Originally announced two












Jodie Foster played a scientist trying to communicate with aliens in ‘Contact’ — turns out it’s a cause that’s dear to the actress’s heart in real life.

Foster, along with 2,000 other private donors, has helped raise $ 200,000 to keep the nonprofit Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute running after its program to listen for alien signals fell victim to budget cuts.

“Just like Ellie Arroway, the… Continue reading E.T.s Can Phone Earth Again, Thanks to Jodie Foster

Everybody wants film festival darling Brit Marling after her sci-fi drama debut, Another Earth, garnered praise at Sundance earlier this year. Now Vulture is reporting that the writer-actress is being courted by some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Steven Soderbergh and Robert Redford. Marling has her pick of several projects and has already said no to one while she sorts out the start date… Continue reading 'Another Earth' Star Brit Marling Wanted by Robert Redford, Tom Cruise, and Steven Soderbergh?

This year’s Sundance Film Festival offered a lot of pleasant surprises but one of the movies that really blew people away was a tiny-budgeted indie drama with a science fiction premise that introduced us to filmmakers Mike Cahill and Brit Marling called Another Earth.

Marling stars in the movie as Rhoda Williams, a young woman jailed after a drunk driving accident that kills the wife and… Continue reading Exclusive: Another Earth 's Mike Cahill & Brit Marling

From the Earth to the Moon [Blu-ray]

Originally broadcast in April and May of 1998, the epic miniseries From the Earth to the Moon was HBO’s most expensive production to date, with a budget of million. Hosted by executive producer Tom Hanks, the miniseries tackles the daunting challenge of chronicling the entire history of NASA’s… Continue reading From the Earth to the Moon [Blu-ray]