Postings will continue to be less frequent for an undeterminable number of days... I have other matters to take care of, and news has been trickling lately. Not much to report or comment on.
Here are a few items I thought worth sharing:
- As expected, 2009 Sundance winner, Push, gets picked up by Lionsgate, with the help of Oprah and Tyler Perry, for $5.5 million, the largest Sundance deal this year. INDIEWIRE
- Spike Lee's production company has acquired rights to Brendan Koerner's Now the Hell Will Start, a nonfiction tale about a private who went native in the Southeast Asia jungle during World War II, and will develop as a feature. HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
- In her first booking since being nominated for an Oscar, actress Viola Davis has been cast alongside Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler in the psychological thriller Law Abiding Citizen, Directed by F. Gary Gray. EURWEB
- Samuel L. Jackson has signed on to join Kerry Washington, Naomi Watts, Annette Bening and Jimmy Smits in director Rodrigo Garcia's Mother and Child. SCREEN DAILY
- PanAfrican Film Festival announces lineup of films. Festival runs from February 5th to the 16th. PAFF.ORG
- Lastly, here's a firstlook of Common in this summer's highly anticipated 4th installment of the Terminator series, Terminator: Salvation, which stars Christian Bale. FILM SCHOOL REJECTS
That's all for now!