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CBS Unveils Plans for CBS Stages Canada Multi-Use Facility
Site will house six sound stages, production offices, support facilities.Star Trek: DiscoveryCBS has revealed plans to build a multi-use television and film production facility on a 260,000 sq ft site in the city of Mississauga, 18 miles from downtown...
Fox Sells Remaining 39% of Sky to Comcast
Deal goes through for £11.6bn.‘Succession’, a recent Sky series.21st Century Fox has agreed to sell its remaining 39% minority share in Sky to new owner Comcast for £11.6bn, valuing Sky at more than £40bn.Delivering the announcement today (26), Rupert...
Harriet Walter and Frances O’Connor to Star in 'The End' for Sky, See-Saw
The 10-part series will start shooting in Australia in October.Harriet Walter, Frances O’ConnorUK actress Harriet Walter is set to star with Australia’s Frances O’Connor in The End, a 10-part series about three generations of a family, that wlll start...
Indie Sales Acquires Romanian Drama 'Thou Shalt Not Kill' Ahead of Warsaw Premiere (Exclusive)
Hard-hitting film is inspired by real-life scandal about life-threatening hygiene standards in Romanian hospitals.‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’Paris-based Indie Sales has acquired world rights to emerging Romanian filmmakers Gabi Virginia Sarga and Catalin Rotaru’s...
J.K. Simmons, Sienna Miller, Taylor Kitsch Join STX Thriller '17 Bridges'
MWM Studios producing with Chadwick Boseman and AGBO’s Russo brothers.J.K. Simmons, Sienna Miller and Taylor Kitsch have joined Chadwick Boseman on STX’s action thriller 17 Bridges.MWM Studios (Genius, Hell Or High Water) is producing alongside Black...
'Mid90s': Toronto Review
Jonah Hill is writer/director of this impressive rites-of-passage first feature‘Mid90s’Dir/scr. Jonah Hill. US. 2018. 84 mins.Actor Jonah Hill has delivered an intimate, very-nicely-crafted rites-of-passage story set in the Los Angeles skateboarding...
'Neon Heart' Lands Danish Deal Ahead of San Sebastian Premiere (Exclusive)
Director also reveals plans for his second feature.‘Neon Heart’Reel Pictures has bought Danish rights to Neon Heart, writer/director Laurits Flensted-Jensen’s debut feature which has its world premiere this week in San Sebastian’s New Directors Competition.Reel...
Nordisk Panorama Awards Go to 'The Deminer', 'Shadow Animals'
’The Distant Barking of Dogs’ wins the audience prize.‘The Deminer’Swedish director Hogir Hirori’s The Deminer has won the best Nordic documentary prize at Sweden’s Nordisk Panorama. It is the top award of the Malmo-based festival dedicated to documentaries...
Ralph Fiennes' 'The White Crow' Lands UK Deal with Studiocanal (Exclusive)
HanWay inks further territories on Rudolf Nureyev drama.Studiocanal has bought UK rights for The White Crow, Ralph Fiennes’ thriller about Russian ballet star Rudolf Nureyev’s defection to the West at the height of the Cold War.‘The White Crow’HanWay...
'The Favourite' Producers Element Pictures Strikes Fox Searchlight First-Look Pact
“They are brilliant producers who have deep relationships with some of the most unique and important directorial voices in the world.”‘The Favourite’Riding high on early critical acclaim for Yorgos Lanthimos’ Restoration comedy The Favourite, Element...
Why Bill Cosby Sentencing Marks Watershed Moment for #MeToo
’Had the judge not sentenced him to prison there would have been a huge outcry.’Bill CosbyMonday’s sentencing of the stand-up comic and actor Bill Cosby to three to 10 years for drugging and molesting a woman was a watershed moment for the formidable...
Willem Dafoe, Paul Greengrass to Receive Gothams Honours
Awards ceremony set for November 26; nominations out October 18.Willem Dafoe Paul GreengrassAt Eternity’s Gate star Willem Dafoe and 22 July director Paul Greengrass will receive tributes at the 2018 IFP Gotham Awards.Dafoe will receive the Actor Tribute...
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