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Articles from June 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Hamlet' in Event Cinema First
National Theatre Live, Vue Entertainment and Sony Digital Cinema 4K have unveiled the next two NT Live productions to be captured in Sony 4K.On Oct 15, Lyndsey Turner's Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role, will become the world's first...
'Brand New-U': Review
Dir/scr. Simon Pummell. UK, 2015, 100 minutesA rich mix of ideas about our fluctuating and parallel identities in the modern age fails to cohere into a sufficiently compelling story in Brand New-U, the debut narrative feature from documentary maker Simon...
eOne, Creative England Partner on Drama Slate
Indie-major Entertainment One (eOne) and UK funding body Creative England are to develop and finance an internationally-minded TV drama slate from UK regional producers.The partnership, called the Entertainment One and Creative England Television Drama...
Geena Davis to Launch Gender Inequality Event at London Film Festival
The BFI London Film Festival is to collaborate with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (GDI) and Women in Film and Television (WFTV) to host the Institute's first Global Symposium on Gender in Media outside the US.It will take place on October...
'Jurassic World' - Marketing the Beast
As production on Jurassic World gained momentum in 2014, top brass at Universal and co-financier Legendary grew increasingly confident that Colin Trevorrow's action franchise reboot would deliver thrills.Yet there were potential obstacles. It had been...
Jurassic World, SPL2 Top China Box Office
Maintaining pole position, Jurassic World pulled in 10.89 million admissions for the week June 15-21, according to EntGroup figures, and has grossed a mighty $167.84m after 12 days.Directed by Soi Cheang and starring Tony Jaa, Louis Koo and Wu Jing,...
Marketing Guru Tim Palen Rises at Lionsgate
Palen will continue to serve as the executive in charge of worldwide theatrical marketing operations across the Lionsgate, Summit Entertainment and other labels.He oversees all theatrical marketing campaigns and strategy, media, creative advertising...
Matt Kaplan to Head Awesomeness Films
Kaplan brings Robyn Marshall and Max Siemers with him and will build operations alongside Brian Robbins, the founder and CEO of AwesomenessTV, the online network and content creator in which DreamWorks Animation holds a 75% stake and Hearst a 25% stake.Awesomeness...
Ralph Fiennes to Direct Rudolf Nureyev Drama
Ralph Fiennes is to direct a feature drama about iconic Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev.The as-yet-untitled drama is being written by acclaimed British playwright and screenwriter David Hare, who collaborated with Fiennes on 2008 Oscar-winner The...
'Titanic' Composer James Horner Dies in Plane Crash
James Horner, the Oscar-winning composer who wrote the score for Titanic, has died in a plane crash. He was 61.He is reported to have been alone aboard a two-seater private plane, which crashed north of Santa Barbara in California around 9.30am on Monday...
Tom Holland Cast as Spider-Man; Jon Watts to Direct
Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have cast Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the next Spider-Man film, set for release in IMAX and 3D on July 28, 2017.The film will be directed by Jon Watts, director of Cop Car, the upcoming thriller that made...
Toronto Chiefs Talk London Focus and Festival's Future
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) (Sept 10-20) is putting the spotlight on London for this year's City to City programme, featuting filmmakers living and working in the UK capital.Festival CEO Piers Handling and artistic director Cameron...
Uni Soars Past Company Record $3.8Bn Global Box Office
The latest accomplishment in this most remarkable of years for Universal beat the previous mark of $3.691bn established in 2013.The development follows previously reported industry speed records to $1bn box office in North America, $2bn internationally...
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