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Articles from July 2017

Amazon Studios to Self-Distribute Woody Allen's 'Wonder Wheel'
UPDATE: Move signals broader transition likely to take effect in 2018.In its first and long-awaited foray into self-distribution, Amazon Studios has set a December 1 release for Woody Allen’s New York Film Festival closing night drama Wonder Wheel.The...
Bleecker Street Boards Rosamund Pike, Jon Hamm Thriller
New York-based distributor picks up thriller written by Tony Gilroy.Bleecker Street has secured US rights to director Brad Anderson’s High Wire Act starring Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike.The political thriller centres on a top US diplomat who leaves Lebanon...
'Brigsby Bear' Producers 3311 Line Up Next Projects
The Fifth Official, Sympathy For The Devil in pipeline.3311 Productions is moving ahead on its next two projects as Cannes and Sundance selection Brigsby Bear opens this week through SPC.The company will produce Morris From America director Chad Hartigan’s...
Hammer Films Plots Immersive Cinema Event in London
Secret Cinema and Crystal Maze staff hired for October event.Hammer Films, the iconic British horror production house, is planning an immersive cinema/theatre event that will run in London in October.Dubbed Hammer House of Horror Live, the newly-commissioned...
London Mayor Donates £40,000 to Dalston's Iconic Rio Cinema
Fundraising campaign supported by Edgar Wright, Luke Evans, Russell Brand and Ed Skrein.The London Mayors Regeneration Fund donated £40,000 ($52,553) to Dalston’s Rio Cinema to aid its expansion and restoration, it was announced yesterday (July 26).The...
Nick Offerman to Star in Musical 'Hearts Beat Loud'
Ted Danson, Sasha Lane, Blythe Danner and Toni Collette to co-star.Park Pictures, Burn Later Productions and Houston King Productions have announced that Nick Offerman will star in Brett Haley’s Hearts Beat Loud.The film, co-written by Haley and Marc...
Sarajevo Film Festival Reveals Documentary Competition Titles
Four world premieres set for competitive strand.The 2017 Sarajevo Film Festival (Aug 11-18) has revealed the titles set to feature in its documentary competition this year.The programme includes 14 films in total, seven less than last year, focusing...
Sarajevo Selects 2017 CineLink Drama Projects
Six projects selected for second edition of festival industry event.Returning in 2017, Sarajevo Film Festival’s CineLink Drama strand has selected six projects for its second edition.Showcasing television series in development, the aim of the initiative...
Showtime Picks Up Matt Damon, Ben Affleck Drama Pilot 'City on A Hill'
Gavin O’Connor to direct 1990s-set project based on “Boston Miracle”.Showtime has picked up announced a new one-hour drama pilot called City On A Hill that Ben Affleck and Matt Damon will support as executive producers.In the early 90s, Boston was rife...
Stan Lee Licenses the Unknowns to Arcana's 'Panda vs Aliens'
Film being lined up for release in 2018.Stan Lee’s POW Entertainment has licensed its animated alien characters, The Unknowns, to be used in animated feature Panda vs. Aliens, which is currently in production at Canada’s Arcana Studios.Co-produced by...
TNT Orders Chris Pine, Patty Jenkins Drama Straight-to-Series
Wonder Woman director Jenkins set to direct pilot, potentially more.TNT has ordered drama One Day She’ll Darken straight-to-series.One Day She’ll Darken tells the story of Fauna Hodel who was given away by her teenage birth mother to a black restroom...
Venice Film Festival Line-Up Offers Big Names and Big Surprises
Aronofsky, Clooney and del Toro are heading to the Lido; Alberto Barbera reveals the ones that got away.Ahead of the world’s oldest festival, the buzz is palpable once again.However, the flavour to this year’s Venice line-up is noticeably different from...
Venice Film Festival Unveils 2017 Line-Up
Downsizing to open 2017 edition of Italian festival.The line-up of the 74th Venice Film Festival has been revealed.As previously announced, Alexander Payne’s latest film Downsizing will open the 2017 festival and is in competition.Competition* Downsizing,...
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