Fox has ordered a film re-enactment drama pilot from Sarah Watson, the creator of "The Bold Type." In the untitled project, Stella Cooper returns to her distressed automotive hometown to substitute teach after failing to make it in New York and carrying a heavy secret. She finds inspiration, hope, and ultimately salvation when she agrees […]
This year's preservation slate includes the 1987 musical biopic "La Bamba," ''Superman" from 1978, the 2000 thriller "Memento" and 1941's animated "Dumbo."
What if Bart Simpson played the kid in "The Sixth Sense," "Home Alone," "The Shining," "E.T.," and other movies? Thanks to Nancy Cartwright, now we know!
The toy brick slingers have assembled an expansive and adorable cast of favorite cinematic characters, many of whom have never been Lego-fied before — E.T., Tom Cruise, and the Goonies, for starters — to join the existing crew of 'Lego Dimensions.'
Sean Astin at the premiere of ‘The Strain’ In a career that now stretches more than three decades, Sean Astin has starred in a beloved childhood classic (The Goonies), a quintessential sports film (Rudy) and one of the most successful film franchises in history (The Lord of the Rings). Now, at 44 years old, Astin is investing much of his time in a smaller (yet growing) genre: Christian films. This weekend, Astin stars in Woodlawn, his third Christian-themed movie in three years,and a true story in which he plays the traveling minister named Hank Erwin. The film was written and directed by Erwin’s sons, Andrew and Jon, Birmingham-based filmmakers also directed Astin in the 2014 Christian family comedy Mom’s Night Out. A father of three, Astin was drawn to the material by both his relationship with the filmmakers and the appeal of working on a film that so emphasizes family (when he called up Yahoo Movies last week, Astin — the son of actress Patty Duke — was on his way to Boston to see his oldest daughter perform in a college play).
The residents of the Astoria, Oregon house — which served as de facto headquarters of the kids in the 1985 movie The Goonies — have finally been overwhelmed by the hoards of nostalgia-loving fans who have flocked to the sleepy suburb of to celebrate the beloved film. After 14 years of greeting fans with open arms, homeowner Sandi Preston says that this summer’s spike in tourism — tied to the 30th anniversary of the Richard Donner-directed film — has become too much to handle. The request creates a bit of an awkward situation, since the Chamber of Commerce just went all-out to promote a weeklong festival in Astoria celebrating the film’s anniversary, complete with tours of the town and filming locations.
Here’s a hot summer vacation idea: Drop everything right now and take a pilgrimage to the Goon Docks. Fans from around the world — up to 15,000 of them — will be flocking to the small seaside town of Astoria, Oregon this week to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the classic 1985 kids’ flick The Goonies. The town, where director Richard Donner shot the beloved film, will host Goonies festivities from June 4 through 7 that include costume quote-along screenings, an ‘80s convention, tours of the filming locations, Lego recreations of iconic scenes, and many events with tangential connections to the movie.