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The actress tells ET no one batted an eye when she started showing on set. ... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-24
Dekanalog To Release Long-Lost Doc EXCLUSIVE: New York-based distributor Dekanalog has acquired a pair of features for release in 2022. The first is Walter Saxer’s long lost documentary Sepa: Our Lord Of Miracles. Shot in 1987, the film observes the open-air penal colony of the same name, created in 1951... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-24
Music Financier Invests In ITV’s ‘The Ipcress File’ EXCLUSIVE: Music financier Cutting Edge Media Music has invested in ITV’s adaptation of Len Deighton’s The Ipcress File and will take full music rights to the upcoming series. Altitude Television’s big-budget six-parter has already pre-sold to AMC+ and producer Andy  Mayson said “Cutting... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-24
Newen Studios is moving into feature film after financier Anton increased its investment in the French production giant by 40% to €50M ($56.6M). The extension of the agreement comes after two years’ worth of Anton investment in which Newen has been behind the likes of OCS’ The Opera and France Télévisions/RTBF/ARD’s... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-24
Jason Isaacs, best known for his role as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, addressed the controversy swirling around J.K. Rowling in an interview published today by The Telegraph regarding the author’s statements on the transgender community. In the past, Rowling has publicly stated that “sex is real and... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
Sally Wainwright, Daisy May Cooper and the hosts of Top Gear, along with senior BBC execs, will address next month’s BBC Studios Showcase, as the commercial outfit unveils a packed lineup for the online-only event. The Showcase, which takes place from February 28 to 2 March, will also feature Romesh... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
With a promising start with his first film Shithouse for which he starred, directed and wrote and won the Grand Jury Narrative Prize at SXSW, Cooper Raiff looms now also to be one of the breakouts of this year’s Sundance Film Festival where Cha Cha Real Smooth, his small but... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
The actress and the former 'SNL' writer shared the news of their son's arrival in December.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
The film had its premiere in the U.S. Dramatic Competition lineup at the Sundance Film Festival. The authors of this trippy tale have categorically denied that they were influenced by the QAnon movement when they were writing, directing, or perhaps just channeling the twisting, turning phantasmagoria that is the sometimes... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
Even right down to the title this religious comedy debuting appropriately today on a Sunday  in the Premieres section of the Sundance Film Festival can’t seem to decide what it wants to be. Is it Honk For Jesus.? Or is it Save Your Soul.? OR is it as the credits say both?... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
Don Wilson, whose twangy guitar sounds helped create a distinct genre of music with his band, The Ventures, has died at age 88. He died of natural causes on Saturday in Tacoma, Washington, according to his son. Wilson was the last surviving founder and guitarist of The Ventures. “Don was... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
National Geographic Documentary Films acquired rights to the docu The Territory for low seven-figures. It’s their second deal, following a big one for Fire of Love. Nat Geo announced The Territory deal this morning. Screening in the World Cinema Documentary competition, The Territory focuses on the tireless fight of the... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
Refresh for latest…: With an amazing $1.69B worldwide cume through Sunday, Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home has become the No. 6 film ever globally, passing Jurassic World ($1.67B) and The Lion King ($1.662B) to get there. This includes a running $970.1M from the international box office, which should portend an eventual $1B overseas gross — and without a... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
UPDATE: That didn’t take long. The deal for Fire of Love is now closed, Deadline has confirmed. Release is below our acquisitions scoop. EXCLUSIVE: National Geographic Documentary Films is closing a mid-seven-figure worldwide rights deal for Fire of Love, the Sara Dosa-directed documentary that opened the festival and created a... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23
I wish all these unhinged movies would quit coming true. Escape From New York. Escape From L.A. Being There. I Am Legend. You name it. Somebody shoots a whacko/dystopian/dysfunctional fantasy. Eventually, we all end up living it. At the moment, I’m living Brazil—bureaucratic dysfunction. My wife and I bought out... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-23