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Ordinary World trailer: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is adjusting to the real world
Entertainment Weekly - September 16th, 2016
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong takes the leading-man spotlight as the first trailer for the film Ordinary World debuts.
'Hardcore Henry' EPs' 'We Kill Death' Will Be First Film Made For 4DX and ScreenX Formats
Deadline - September 14th, 2016
We Kill Death will be the first title made exclusively for the 4DX and ScreenX formats.
Austin Film Festival Slate: 'La La Land' and 'Trespass Against Us' Among Titles
Deadline - September 14th, 2016
The Austin Film Festival has release its full film slate for its 23rd annual event.
'Punisher: War Zone' Director Lexi Alexander Boards Chris Benoit Biopic 'Crossface'
Variety - September 8th, 2016
German helmer Lexi Alexander has come on board to direct "Crossface," a biopic about late wresting champ Chris Benoit.
'Hardcore Henry' Producers Announce Death-Defying, Daredevil-Focused New Feature, 'We Kill Death'
IndieWire - September 2nd, 2016
Producers Alex A. Ginzburg, Tony Lee and Inga Vainshtein Smith have announced "We Kill Death," a brand new feature that follows four astonishing daredevils from Russia and Ukraine.
Billie Joe Armstrong, 'Ghostbusters' Doc Highlight - Tribeca 2016
Rolling Stone - March 8th, 2016
Armstrong is scheduled to play a live performance after the world premiere screening.
'Hardcore Henry' Gets Early Fathom Events Screening
Variety - March 8th, 2016
STX Entertainment will partner with Fathom Events to hold a special, one-night-only showing of its upcoming action-thriller "Hardcore Henry."
'Hardcore Henry' Trailer: This Looks Like the First True "Video Game Movie"
SlashFilm - March 7th, 2016
The new Hardcore Henry trailer doesn't make it clear if this is a good thing or a bad thing yet, but it certainly looks impressive. And insane. And preposterous. And maybe really good.
STX's 'Hardcore' Set As 'Hardcore Henry' For Release On April 8
Deadline - January 13th, 2016
Hardcore Henry, which was picked up by STX Entertainment for $10M in Toronto last year, has just gotten an April 8 release date.
AFM: Buzz Titles for Sale
Variety - November 4th, 2015
Here are some of the hottest properties on the line-up as the American Film Market kicks off.
'Hardcore' Bidding Nears $10 Million For WW Deal - Toronto
Deadline - September 17th, 2015
STX Entertainment, Lionsgate and Universal are still fighting it out for a worldwide rights deal in the $10 million vicinity for the Ilya Naishuller-directed film Hardcore.
'Hardcore' Has Three Suitors And Spirited Bidding Battle - Toronto
Deadline - September 15th, 2015
Paramount, Lionsgate and Dimension are vying for worldwide rights and that the bidding is seven-figure minimum guarantee and wide-release screen commitment of 800-1000.
Hardcore trailer for first-person-shooter movie (very NSFW)
Entertainment Weekly - September 14th, 2015
Every wanted to experience a first-person shooter video game in the theater? Hardcore is as close to a cinematic recreation of that.
'Hardcore': TIFF Review
The Hollywood Reporter - September 13th, 2015
A rampaging rock'n'rollercoater ride that proves to be smarter and funnier than its pulpy premise.
TIFF: How 'Hardcore' Created the Film's "Immersive Experience," Tackled Life-Threatening Stunts
The Hollywood Reporter - September 13th, 2015
Sharlto Copley, the star of director Ilya Naishuller's video game-inspired Hardcore, likened the film's viewer experience to a rollercoaster ride during a sit-down with The Hollywood Reporter at the Toronto Film Festival.
Christopher Meloni & Marg Helgenberger Join 'Holding Patterns'
Deadline - August 26th, 2015
Coming of age dramedy Holding Patterns has added Christopher Meloni and Marg Helgenberger to the cast, joining Freddie Highmore, Odeya Rush and Haley Joel Osment.
Freddie Highmore, Haley Joel Osment to Star in Coming-of-Age Film 'Holding Patterns'
The Hollywood Reporter - August 18th, 2015
Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel), Odeya Rush (The Giver) and Haley Joel Osment (Entourage) have signed on to star in Jake Goldberger's coming-of-age film Holding Patterns.
Billie Joe Armstrong Pic 'Geezer' Hitting Cannes Via Hyde Park
Deadline - May 14th, 2015
Hyde Park International has joined the band with Geezer, coming aboard to sell the comedy starring Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong.
Judy Greer, Fred Armisen Join Billie Joe Armstrong in "Geezer"
Variety - November 10th, 2014
Judy Greer, Fred Armisen and Selma Blair have joined Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong in music drama "Geezer."
HARDCORE Clip Offers a Look at the First POV Action Film, Starring Sharlto Copley
Collider - November 3rd, 2014
A clip has been released from a film called Hardcore, which was written and directed by Russian filmmaker Ilya Naishuller and stars Sharlto Copley. What makes the movie unique, though, is that it is a sci-fi/action film shot entirely in POV style.
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is the Next Justin Timberlake?
Showbizz 411 - September 5th, 2014
I'm told [Billie Joe Armstrong] signed to play a rocker in Lee Kirk's "Geezer," a comedy about an aging rocker whose family forgets his 40th birthday.
Director Hired for Chris Benoit Movie
IGN - July 22nd, 2013
Filmmaker Vicente Amorim (Good) is set to direct Crossface, SRG Films' feature film adaptation of Matthew Randazzo's book Ring of Hell: The Story of Chris Benoit and the Fall of the Pro Wrestling Industry.
'Good' Helmer Vicente Amorim To Direct Pic On Tragic Wrestler Chris Benoit
Deadline - July 22nd, 2013
SRG Films has set Vicente Amorim to direct Crossface, a feature adaptation of the Matthew Randazzo book Ring Of Hell: The Story Of Chris Benoit And The Fall Of The Pro Wrestling Industry.
'Elysium' Star Sharlto Copley to Get Heroic in 'Hardcore'
The Wrap - July 11th, 2013
Sharlto Copley has signed on to play the hero in "Hardcore," an inventive first-person POV action movie that will be written and directed by Ilya Naishuller and produced by his fellow Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov
'Supporting Characters' Director Daniel Schechter On How The Indie Helped Him Score The 'Jackie Brown' Prequel
Huffington Post - January 25th, 2013
"Supporting Characters," Daniel Schechter's winning indie comedy about two 20-something film editors (played by "Girls" star Alex Karpovsky and Tarik Lowe) navigating life and love in New York.
In an Indie Drama, the Real Drama Is Behind the Scenes
NY Times - January 24th, 2013
There are many rueful chuckles to be harvested from "Supporting Characters," Daniel Schechter's small, minutely observed portrait of fragile egos colliding inside the pressure cooker of New York's indie filmmaking world.
The 10 Indies to Watch on VOD This January
IndieWire - January 3rd, 2013
As usual, Indiewire has weeded through the films hitting VOD this cold month to bring you a curated list of the 10 most worth your time.
Liev Schreiber NOT Playing Chris Benoit In Tragic Biopic
TMZ - June 11th, 2012
Rumors swirled that Schreiber had signed on to play Benoit in the film "Crossface" -- which has been in the works since 2011
Daniel Schechter on 'Supporting Characters' and Indie Filmmaking
Shalom Life - July 3rd, 2012
Shalom Life talks to the rising director about his new film and an upcoming project starring Jennifer Aniston.
Supporting Characters: Film Review
May 25th, 2012
Filmmaking is just another workplace (in a good way) in Daniel Schechter's relationship comedy.
Our 10 Favorite Movies from the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
Next Movie - May 1st, 2012
It was the far more modestly budgeted films in between that made the 11th annual Tribeca fest a success, with audiences and critics alike discovering gems you probably won't see plastered on the side of a bus anytime soon.
"Supporting Characters" to Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival
NBC - Apr 13th, 2012
Writer/director and Queens native Daniel Schecter talks with Pei-Sze Cheng about the world premiere of his new movie.
Liam Neeson denies rumors of playing WWE CEO Vince McMahon in 'Crossface'
Examiner - January 17th, 2012
One of the potential characters is Vince McMahon and there was a rumor going around that Liam Neeson was in line to play Vinny Mac.
Chris Benoit Movie Announced
IGN - December 3rd, 2011
Crossface to explore the tragic true story of the late wrestler.
SRG Films Plans Chris Benoit Tale Crossface - December 2nd, 2011
SRG Films has announced their plans to adapt the Matthew Randazzo book "Ring of Hell: The Story of Chris Benoit and the Fall of the Pro Wrestling Industry" into a big-screen biopic entitled Crossface.
More Details on Chris Benoit Biopic
411Mania - December 3rd, 2011
SRG Films has issued the following press release regarding the film adaptation of the book "Ring of Hell," that is currently being titled Crossface.
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