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Articles from December 7

'Aquaman' Sets Warner Bros Opening Day Record in China
Grindelwald crosses $400m internationally.Aquaman has made a big splash in China and set a Warner Bros opening day record on Friday of an estimated $24.6m (RMB 169.5m).Playing on approximately 30,500 screens (all 3D) and securing roughly 86% market share,...
Aretha Franklin Doc 'Amazing Grace' Lands at NEON
Late singer’s estate rep and niece says, ’This film is authentic and is my aunt to her core.’After decades of delays and an eleventh-hour intervention by the late singer herself, US viewers will finally get the chance to see the Aretha Franklin concert...
Baftas 2019: Which Titles Are in the Running for Outstanding British Film?
Screen looks at the homegrown contenders most likely to pick up a nomination.The process that determines the nominees for the Bafta for outstanding British film — combining the votes of members with those of a special jury — always makes this category...
Damien Chazelle Explains Why Ryan Gosling Was the Perfect Collaborator on 'First Man'
Chazelle discusses the technical vision for the Neil Armstrong biopic.It was in early 2014 when producers Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen approached Damien Chazelle to adapt James R Hansen’s 2005 book First Man: The Life Of Neil A Armstrong. A daunting...
Kevin Hart Steps Down as 2019 Oscar Host (Update)
’I’m sorry that I hurt people.. I am evolving and want to continue to do so.’UPDATE: Kevin Hart has stepped down as 2019 Oscar host after he was asked by the Academy to apologise for old homophobic tweets.The US comedian and actor, who is currently on...
Lynne Ramsay Talks 'You Were Never Really Here', Future Projects
The feature premiered at Cannes in 2017.Lynne Ramsay’s gritty New York noir You Were Never Really Here got its start in sunnier climes. After she made the tough decision to walk away from the production of Natalie Portman western Jane Got A Gun in the...
Major New UK Film and TV Facility Planned for Edinburgh; Screen Scotland Seeks Operator
The site hosted part of Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ shoot in 2017A significant new film and TV production facility is being planned for a site in Port of Leith in Edinburgh, Scotland.National body Screen Scotland is looking for a private developer...
Netflix Reveals Plan for 'ROMA' Expansion into More Than 600 Global Theatres
‘We love this film and our goal is to bring this cinematic experience to audiences everywhere.’Netflix confirmed on Friday (7) that Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA, produced by Esperanto Filmoj and Participant Media, will be released in more than 100 theatres...
Paris Cinemas Forced to Shut amid Fresh 'Yellow Vest' Protests
Museums and the Eiffel Tower will also close on Saturday.Cinemas based on and around Paris’s Champs-Elysées are due to close for business this Saturday (Dec 8) as the French capital braces itself for a fresh round of ’yellow vest’ protests.The world-famous...
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Rungano Nyoni among Women in Film and TV UK 2018 Winners
Juliet Stevenson receives Lifetime Achievement Award.Women in Film & TV (UK), the membership organisation for women working in creative media in the UK, announced its 2018 awards today (Dec 7), with Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Rungano Nyoni and Juliet...
The Orchard Acquires 'Meeting Gorbachev'
Theatrical release earmarked for early 2019. HISTORY retains all TV rights.The Orchard has picked up North American rights from Submarine to the Mikhail Gorbachev documentary Meeting Gorbachev by Werner Herzog and André Singer.Lucki Stipetic and Svetlana...
UK Box Office Preview: 'Sorry to Bother You', 'Old Man and the Gun' Headline Quiet Week
White Boy Rick also among new openers.It is a weekend of scant new releases at the UK box office, with holdovers including Ralph Breaks The Internet and Creed II likely to dominate the chart.Universal’s Sorry To Bother You is a new opener this weekend....
What Does No 'Star Wars' This Christmas Mean for the UK Box Office?
Mary Poppins Returns could replicate Star Wars box office numbers, but the film is release a week later than the typical Star Wars slot.There’s a disturbance in the force. For the first time in four years, Christmas 2018 will not see the release of a...
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