Michael Keaton In Talks For ‘What Is Life Worth’; David Frankel Helming From Max Borenstein’s Black List Script – Berlin

Exclusive: Oscar nominee Michael Keaton is in negotiations to star in real-life inspirational drama, What Is Life Worth. David Frankel is directing from Max Borenstein’s 2008 Black List script that’s based on Kenneth Feinberg’s acclaimed memoir recounting the inside story of the 9/11 Fund and its effort to compensate victims. Imr is launching the project […]

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‘Get Out’ Is Celebrating Its One-Year Anniversary by Returning to Theaters For Free

When “Get Out” opened February 24, 2017, the movie was riding high off of a surprise Sundance debut and massive critical acclaim. And yet few could’ve predicted what a breakout success the film would be over the next year. After breaking box office records and earning four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director, […]

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Unravel ‘Phantom Thread’ In These Conversations With Paul Thomas Anderson & Jonny Greenwood

As we approach the Academy Awards ceremony in March, many filmmakers will be doing the rounds for various interviews and podcasts. Oftentimes, these interviews are very surface-level and don’t really shed much light on the films. Recently, on the Adam Buxton Podcast, “Phantom Thread” was featured in two (well, technically one-and-a-half) episodes, and they’re well […]

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Bill Paxton’s family sue hospital for wrongful death

Heart surgery at La’s Cedars-Sinai was ‘high risk and unconventional’, performed by doctor with ‘maverick’ approach, lawsuit allegesThe family of Bill Paxton has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Los Angeles hospital and the surgeon who performed the actor’s heart surgery shortly before he died.The suit filed last Friday against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center alleges […]

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German outfit Beta Cinema takes stake in UK sales company Cornerstone Films

Companies to partner on English-language titles.German production and distribution outfit Beta Cinema has acquired a minority stake in Alison Thompson and Mark Gooder’s London and La-based international sales outfit Cornerstone Films.The two companies will partner on commercially-driven English-language films, combining Beta’s production and distribution operations with Cornerstone’s sales activities – the aim is for the […]

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