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Articles from August 2017

Blake Lively Thriller 'The Rhythm Section' Lands at Paramount
IM Global packaged female spy thriller with James Bond producers EON.Paramount has acquired worldwide rights to the Blake Lively spy vehicle The Rhythm Section that is being produced by Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of James Bond producers EON.The...
Christopher and Heather McQuarrie Sign TV Deal with Gaumont
First project under pact is drama series STL, based on Gaumont’s French-language feature 36 Quai Des Orfèvres.Gaumont, the studio behind the Netflix drama Narcos, has finalised a first-look agreement with screenwriter, producer, and director Christopher...
Daniel Craig to Return as James Bond
Actor will be back as 007 one last time.Daniel Craig has confirmed he will return to play James Bond in an interview on US television.Craig appeared on Stephen Colbert’s The Late Show last night (15 August) and the host asked if he will return to the...
'Game of Thrones' Episode Leaks Online
Episode spreads across internet before being removed by HBO.The end to HBO’s run of bad luck appears to be nowhere in sight. The newest episode of Game Of Thrones has been leaked online, four days ahead of its Sunday airing.HBO España and HBO Nordic...
Hong Kong Sleeper Hit 'Ten Years' to Get International Versions
EXCLUSIVE: Portmanteau concept extending to three new territories.Hong Kong omnibus film Ten Years is being adapted into Thai, Taiwanese and Japanese versions, with a range of up-and-coming filmmakers and established talents, including Aditya Assarat...
Point Grey, Good Universe to Produce 'Good Boys'
Comedy will be in vein of Sausage Party, Superbad.Point Grey Pictures and Good Universe will produce Good Boys, a comedy said to be in the vein of Sausage Party and Superbad.Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky will make their feature directorial debut...
San Sebastian Reveals Horizontes Latinos Line-Up
Cannes titles The Desert Bride and April’s Daughters among 12 titles.The 65th San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept 22-30) has revealed the 12 titles in its Horizontes Latinos programme, featuring some of the best Latin American films of the year to date.This...
The Highest-Grossing Brazilian Films of Last 20 Years Revealed
Report finds that comedy is most successful genre.Comedy is the most successful genre in Brazilian film, according to a report released by Filme B.The local theatrical tracking firm released data about the growth of Brazilian cinema since the so-called...
The Match Factory Launches Samuel Maoz’s 'Foxtrot'
EXCLUSIVE: Venice and Toronto berths for Golden Lion winner’s drama.The Match Factory will launch sales in earnest this autumn on Samuel Maoz’s Venice and Toronto drama Foxtrot, the writer-director’s anticipated follow-up to his 2009 narrative debut...
Tom Cruise Injury Puts 'Mission: Impossible 6' on Hiatus
Star suffers broken ankle in London; Paramount sticks to release date.Paramount Pictures and Skydance have put M:I 6 - Mission Impossible on hiatus that Screen understands could last eight to 10 weeks while Tom Cruise recovers from a broken ankle.The...
Tribeca Unveils Stand-Alone Tribeca TV Festival
Tribeca’s stand-alone television festival will run from September 22-24 in New York City.Tribeca Enterprises, the parent company of the Tribeca Film Festival, has announced that it is launching a standalone festival for TV in autumn.Tribeca is expanding...
Writers Guild Blasts Trump Comments on Charlottesville Unrest
‘President Trump legitimises hate speech and violence, and disgraces our nation.’The Writers Guild Of America West (WGAW) on Wednesday condemned president Trump’s response to the fatal unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia.“The Writers Guild of America...
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