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Academy Kicks out Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski
Decision taken after Tuesday night board meeting.The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences has kicked out Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski.The move followed a vote by the board on Tuesday night. Announcing the decision in a statement on Thursday (May...
Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Elisabeth Moss Drama 'The Seagull' Sells to UK (Exclusive)
Feature premiered at the recent Tribeca Film Festival.The Seagull, Michael Mayer’s drama that recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, has been picked up for UK distribution by Thunderbird Releasing.‘The Seagull’Starring Annette Bening, Saoirse...
'Avengers: Infinity War' on Target to Hit $1Bn Worldwide by Weekend
Tentpole smash stands at $51.3m in UK, $50.9m in South Korea.‘Avengers: Infinity War’Marvel Studios’ latest tentpole smash Avengers: Infinity War looks likely to cross $1bn worldwide by Saturday if not before, as it surged to $857.3m.The superhero mash-up...
'Beauty and the Beast' Producers Mandeville Films Move from Disney to Universal
Production company has generated more than $4.5bn worldwide.Beauty And The BeastDavid Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Beauty And The Beast producers Mandeville Films have left Disney and signed a first-look production deal with Universal Pictures.Over...
Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in Cold War Drama 'Ironbark' for FilmNation
The film is based on the true story of a British businessman who helped the CIA.Benedict CumberbatchBenedict Cumberbatch is set to star in Cold War drama Ironbark for director Dominic Cooke (On Chesil Beach).FilmNation Entertainment is handling international...
Cannes 2018: 20 Films to Look out For
Screen selects a few of the exciting projects to appear at Cannes this year‘Rafiki’, ‘Arctic’, ‘BlacKkKlansman’, ‘Woman At War’On the eve of the 71st Cannes Film Festival (May 8-19), Screen has selected a few of the stand-out titles from the Competition,...
China Box Office: Rene Liu's 'Us and Them' Powers Huge Labour Day Weekend
38% year-on-year takings boosted by Rene Liu’s romance Us And Them.‘Us And Them’The Chinese box office was set ablaze by the Labour Day weekend, which fell on Apr 29-May 1 this year, with record-breaking box office receipts of $157.48m (RMB1 billion)...
Finecut Announces Pre-Cannes Sales on Arm-Wrestling Pic 'Champion'
Don Lee starrer heading to North America.‘Champion’South Korean sales company Finecut has announced deals on arm-wrestling comedy Champion, starring Don Lee (Ma Dong-seok from Train To Busan), to a raft of territories including North America (Well Go...
Jenny Slate, Alex Sharp, Zach Galifianakis, Gillian Anderson Board 'The Sunlit Night' (Exclusive)
Jessica Hecht also starring in feature for Look Who’s Back director David Wnendt.Jenny Slate, Alex Sharp, Zach Galifianakis, Gillian AndersonJenny Slate (Obvious Child) is set to star in and produce The Sunlit Night for director David Wnendt (Look Who’s...
New 'Liam Gallagher: As It Was' Feature Doc Heading to Cannes with Altitude
Altitude Film Distribution and Lorton Entertainment will co-distribute in the UK and Ireland.‘Liam Gallagher: As It Was’A new feature documentary about Liam Gallagher’s solo career has been announced.Altitude Film Sales has boarded Liam Gallagher: As...
Screen Reveals 2018 Cannes Jury Grid Critics
Critics this year include LA Times’ Justin Chang, Positif’s Michel Ciment and Sight And Sound’s Nick James.Cannes Film FestivalScreen can reveal its critics for the jury grid that will run throughout Cannes 2018 (May 8-19).There will be nine submitting...
Sheffield Doc/Fest Reveals 2018 Programme
Over 200 projects announced, including 37 world and 70 UK premieres.‘McQueen’ will screen at Doc/Fest 2018.UK documentary festival Sheffield Doc/Fest has unveiled the programme for its 25th edition, which runs from June 7-12 this summer.Amongst the titles...
'The Theory of Everything' Director James Marsh Boards 'The Loney' for DNA, Film4 (Exclusive)
The Night Manager screenwriter working on modern gothic drama adaptation.James Marsh, the Oscar-winning director behind The Theory Of Everything and feature doc Man On Wire, has signed up to direct modern gothic horror The Loney for DNA Films and Film4.James...
Torino FeatureLab Reveals 2018 Projects (Exclusive)
Cristian Mungiu has already been announced as one of this year’s guest directors.TorinoFilmLab 2017 project ‘WIldland’The TorinoFilmLab (TFL) has announced the ten new projects selected for the 2018 FeatureLab.Coming from Europe, Latin America and Asia...
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