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Articles from October 2017

Actress Natassia Malthe Accuses Harvey Weinstein of Rape
Her lawyer Gloria Allred urges The Weinstein Company to set up victims fund.Natassia MaltheGloria Allred, the women’s rights attorney who on Wednesday sat beside a fourth client who has claimed Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her, has called on The...
Antalya Film Festival Serves Up New Cinema and Cuisine Sidebar
Culinary sidebar Cinema and Cuisine, will serve up some appetising new films, sample top-notch cuisine and participate in lively discussions.Ants On A ShrimpAntalya is a food lover’s paradise,” says the festival’s artistic director Mike Downey in response...
BFI Appoints Head of Collections
Angela Doane will manage conservation and development of the BFI filmography.BFIAngela Doane has joined the BFI as head of collections and information, directly reporting to BFI creative director, Heather Stewart.Doane will lead on developing the collections...
Byron Allen Swoops on Shark Horror '48 Meters Down'
Sequel to breakout hit 47 Meters Down to open in 2019Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures (ESMP) has picked up worldwide rights to 48 Meters Down from The Fyzz Facility.The sequel to June breakout 47 Meters Down (pictured), which ESMP...
Director Keiichi Hara on His Career and Japan's Animation Industry
TIFF’s organisers have this year selected Keiichi Hara as the subject of the festival’s popular animation focus.‘Miss Hokusai’Although he’s kept a fairly low profile over the years, Japanese animation director Keiichi Hara has been slowly building up...
Goldfinch Teams with GSP Studios, Rebrands as Goldfinch Studios
Financing outfit joins forces with York-based production company.‘Mad To Be Normal’London-based film financing outfit Goldfinch Entertainment has teamed up with York-based production company GSP Studios and will now operate as Goldfinch Studios.Kirsty...
Harvey Weinstein Could Lose CBE
BBC reports Honours Forfeiture Committee are “actively” considering the move.Harvey WeinsteinDisgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein could be stripped of his CBE, according to the BBC.They report that the government’s Honours Forfeiture Committee...
Harvey Weinstein Sues the Weinstein Company
Legal papers assert files and emails may exonerate embattled mogul from certain claims.Harvey WeinsteinDisgraced former mogul Harvey Weinstein has filed a lawsuit against The Weinstein Company (TWC) to secure access to his emails and personnel or employment...
Japan, China Reveal Negotiations Underway for Co-Production Treaty
The two countries revealed talks are underway and unveiled further cooperation at the Tokyo International Film Festival.‘Radiance’Continuing the theme of Sino-Japanese cooperation at this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), officials from...
Lionsgate International COO Andrew Kramer Departs Company
Executive served four years at publicly traded studio.Andrew Kramer, who served as COO of Lionsgate International and spent four years at the company, has left as Lionsgate chiefs explore a restructure.The development follows the recent acquisition of...
Nicolas Cage to Star in 'A Score to Settle'
Highland Film Group introducing to AFM buyersNicolas Cage has signed on to star in the action thriller A Score To Settle from Beautiful Boy director Shawn Ku. Highland Film Group represents worldwide rights and begins pre-sales at the AFM next week.First...
Olivia Colman to Replace Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth in 'The Crown'
Colman, who played Queen Elizabeth’s mother in Hyde Park On Hudson, will assume the mantle after the second season.Olivia Colman in ‘The Night Manager’Olivia Colman is understood to have signed on to star as Queen Elizabeth II in the upcoming seasons...
Rotterdam Film Festival Announces First 15 Titles
Films by Sean Baker, Guillermo del Toro, Wang Bing and Alexey Fedorchenko in line-up.‘Les Garcons Sauvages’International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has announced its first 15 titles for its 47th edition, which runs 24 January to 4 February 2018.Among...
Sales Deal for Irish Comedy 'Damo & Ivor: The Movie'
Carnaby previously handled The Young Offenders.Damo and IvorCarnaby International has the worldwide sales rights to Irish comedy Damo & Ivor: The Movie.The film, which started as a YouTube skit before getting picked up for two seasons by broadcaster...
Sony, Impala, Caos Films Partner on 'Miamor Perdido'
Dani Rovira, Michelle Jenner to star in screwball rom-com involving lost cat.Sony Pictures International Productions, Impala S.A. and Caos Films S.L. will partner on the rom-com Miamor Perdido from Emilio Martínez-Lázaro.Miamor Perdido reunites the director...
STXinternational to Handle Sales on 'The Red Sea Diving Resort'
Bron Studios, EMJAG spy thriller enters AFM.Heading into the AFM STXinternational has picked up international sales rights to spy thriller The Red Sea Diving Resort starring Chris Evans.Bron Studios and EMJAG are producing the story of a true-life rescue...
Takahisa Zeze on His Tokyo Contender 'The Lowlife'
Japanese filmmaker Takahisa Zeze is playing in Competition at TIFF with The Lowlife, which explores the world of adult-video actresses.‘The Lowlife’Takahisa Zeze, one of the Four Heavenly Kings of Pink (the group of filmmakers who kept alive in the 1990s...
'Thor: Ragnarok' Storms to Early $12.8M International Gross
UK generates $4.8m after first two days.Early figures from Disney reveal Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok has amassed $12.8m from its first two days of international release.The god of thunder’s latest outing through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures...
Tom Cruise to Receive CinemaCon 2018 Award
The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation has announced that Tom Cruise will receive the 2018 Pioneer of the Year Award at CinemaCon on April 25, 2018.The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation has announced that Tom Cruise will receive...
Weinstein Name to Be Scrubbed from 'Wind River'
Acacia Entertainment to fund awards campaign on Taylor Sheridan drama.Harvey Weinstein and The Weinstein Company (TWC) names are being scrubbed from Taylor Sheridan’s feature directorial debut Wind River in advance of the home entertainment release and...
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