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Articles from September 2017

Alicia Vikander and Lisa Langseth Talk Diversity, Producing and 'Euphoria'
The pair spoke to Screen about their working relationship and new projects.‘Euphoria’Swedish writer-director Lisa Langseth and actress Alicia Vikander have teamed up on Euphoria, their third feature collaboration following Pure (2010) and Hotell (2013).For...
Director Bornila Chatterjee on Her India-Set 'The Hungry'
Based on Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, The Hungry was developed by Film London’s Microwave International.‘The Hungry’India-based filmmaker Bornila Chatterjee brings her second feature The Hungry, loosely based on Shakespeare’s revenge thriller Titus...
Freya Mavor, Douglas Booth, Michael Stuhlbarg Join Cast of Netflix's 'Gore'
Griffin Dunne and Nikolai Kinski also sign up for Kevin Spacey starrer.Freya Mavor, Douglas Booth, Michael StuhlbargA batch of new cast has joined Netflix’s Gore, which stars Kevin Spacey as author Gore Vidal.The new actors are: Michael Stuhlbarg (A...
Gaumont, Ivanhoe Pictures Partner on Sci-Fi Thriller Series 'Red Rush'
Charles Randolph will write, Rupert Wyatt is set to direct.Gene SteinGaumont has partnered with Ivanhoe Pictures to co-produce a new scripted sci-fi thriller series, Red Rush. Gene Stein, president of Gaumont Television US, and John Penotti, CEO of Ivanhoe...
Good Move Signs Output Deal with Malaysia's Greenlight (Exclusive)
Greenlight Pictures was founded by Woo Ming Jin and Edmund Yeo.‘River Of Exploding Durians’Hong Kong’s Good Move Media has signed an output deal with Malaysian production company Greenlight Pictures, founded by Woo Ming Jin and Edmund Yeo, covering library...
Jim Carrey to Star in Showtime Series 'Kidding'
Showtime orders 10-episode first season; Michel Gondry to direct.Jim Carrey, Michel GondryShowtime has announced the pick-up of 10-episode, half-hour comedy series Kidding, starring Jim Carrey in his first series regular role in more than two decades.In...
Netflix, Australian Broadcasting Corporation Commission 'Pine Gap'
Screentime will produce six-hour drama seriesPine Gap FacilityNetflix and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) have commissioned Screentime to produce the six-hour drama series Pine Gap.Greg Haddrick is creator and showrunner, and Felicity Packard...
Nic Crawley Named the H Collective CEO
Company aims to finance and / or produce four titles a year.In a significant statement of intent that speaks to its global ambitions, film finance, production, marketing and distribution company The H Collective has brought on former Paramount president...
Ofcom Report Lays Bare TV Diversity Failings
Regulator takes aim at UK’s five major broadcasters.Ofcom has taken aim at the five major British broadcasters for “failing” to represent the diverse make-up of the UK (reports Broadcast).In a landmark diversity report published today, the watchdog revealed...
Tributes Paid to 'Sopranos' and 'Goodfellas' Star Frank Vincent
”We lost a great character actor and great man.”Frank VincentTributes have been paid to actor Frank Vincent, who has died at the age of 78.According to reports he had complications during open heart surgery in a New Jersey hospital.Vincent played New...
UK MPs Urge Government to Challenge Controversial EU Film and TV Plans
Cross-party letter addresses Digital Single Market concerns.A group of senior MPs have signed a cross-party letter to Culture Secretary Karen Bradley urging the Government to challenge controversial EU proposals that threaten the principle of territorial...
UK Submits Urdu-Language 'My Pure Land' for Oscars
Sarmad Masud’s debut is the first Urdu-language film to be Britain’s selection for the award.‘My Pure Land’Britain has submitted Sarmad Masud’s debut film My Pure Land into contention for this year’s best foreign language film Academy Award.British-Pakistani...
Zurich Film Festival 2017 Full Line-Up Revealed
This yeat’s competition films include Daphne, Custody, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Under The Tree.‘Custody’The Zurich Film Festival (28 Sept - 8 Oct) has announced its full line-up today. It includes 160 productions, 41 debut films,...
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