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'Amazing Grace': Doc NYC Review
After 46 years, Aretha Franklin’s legendary documentary finally sees the light of day‘Amazing Grace’Dir. None credited. US. 1972. 87 minutesAretha Franklin made sure that Amazing Grace, her 1972 gospel concert filmed by Sydney Pollack, was never shown...
Anne Mensah Joins Netflix as UK-Based Vice-President of Content
Departing Sky drama chief takes senior scripted role at SVOD giant.Anne MensahSky drama chief Anne Mensah is leaving the broadcaster to head UK scripted productions at Netflix.As vice-president, content, Mensah will become the SVOD platform’s point-person...
Are Genre Films about to Have Their Time with Awards Voters?
After ‘Get Out’, there is real buzz for ‘A Quiet Place’.John Krasinski and Emily Blunt on the set of ‘A Quiet Place’Ever since A Quiet Place premiered at South By Southwest in March, John Krasinski has been “overwhelmed” by the response to his horror/sci-fi...
'Bird Box': Review
Susanne Bier’s dystopian drama for Netflix stars Sandra Bullock and John MalkovichDir: Susanne Bier. US. 2018. 124mins.The end of the world is plagued with a sense of déjà vu in Bird Box, a familiar dystopian thriller somewhat redeemed by Sandra Bullock’s...
Cinetic International Closes AFM Deals on 'Chef Flynn' (Exclusive)
Scandinavia, China among buyers. Kino Lorber holds US rights.Chef FlynnCinetic International has announced a raft of deals at the recent AFM on Cameron Yates’s documentary and Sundance world premiere Chef Flynn.Rights have gone for Scandinavia (NonStop),...
'Hearts Beat Loud' Star Kiersey Clemons to Play NYSE Pioneer Lauren Simmons
Simmons is first and youngest woman to work on Exchange floor.Kiersey ClemonsAGC Studios has acquired the life rights of Lauren Simmons, the youngest woman to work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and set Kiersey Clemons to star and...
Hollywood Pays Tribute to Pop Culture Giant Stan Lee
Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, studio chiefs pay respects.Stan LeeTributes are flowing in from Hollywood following the death on Monday of Marvel Comics pioneer Stan Lee.Lee died at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Monday (12) after a medical...
'Homeland' Director Charlotte Sieling Unveils Details of Hot New Danish Project (Exclusive)
’Margrete’ will tell story of influential queen at start of 15th century.Charlotte SielingRenowned Danish film and TV director Charlotte Sieling, whose credits include 2017 feature The Man, as well as TV series Borgen, The Bridge, Homeland and The Americans...
Legendary Entertainment to Adapt 'Black Hammer' Comic Books
Series centres on superheroes stranded in timeless town.Legendary Entertainment will adapt Jeff Lemire’s Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer comic book series into television and film.Lemire will serve as an executive producer with Dean Ormston, the co-creator...
Paz De la Huerta Sues Harvey Weinstein for $60M
Former mogul’s attorney dismisses claims as ‘preposterous’.Harvey WeinsteinThe former Boardwalk Empire actor Paz de la Huerta has compounded Harvey Weinstein’s legal woes, filing a $60m suit in California that claims the former Hollywood mogul raped...
UK’s Film & Television Charity Announces Second Round of 2018 John Brabourne Recipients
The 12 emerging filmmakers receive £5,000 each.Alexandra Blue, Stephanie Zari, Dorothy Allen-PickardUK screen support body the Film & Television Charity, formerly known as as the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund, has unveiled the 12 emerging...
'Won’t You Be My Neighbor?' Backer Launches Doc Development Fund
Initiative will offer range of support from $10,000-$100,000 per project.Won’t You Be My Neighbor?Impact Partners, the Brooklyn-based funder of documentaries such as Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and Oscar winner Icarus, has launched a development fund.Impact...
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