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Michael Gentile’s Paris-based The Film to Produce ‘Farewell Caracas,’ ‘Et Maintenant, Le Feu,’ Julie Delpy’s Next Film (Exclusive)

Michael Gentile’s Paris-based The Film, the banner behind Julie Delpy’s upcoming show “On the Verge,” is developing a string of projects with emerging filmmakers, notably Yaël Cojot-Goldberg’s “Farewell Caracas” and Mehdi Fikri’s drama “Et maintenant, le feu.”The company is also producing Danielle Arbid’s “Des châteaux qui brûlent,” based on Arno Bertina’ book, and Delpy’s next […]

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‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Tops An Uneventful Father’s Day Weekend

The box office has been in a strange in-between zone, no longer in the doldrums of the pandemic but not quite back to normal either. After Memorial Day weekend seemed to bring back America’s movie mania — thanks to the openings of A Quiet Place Part II and Cruella — things have stalled a bit […]

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‘Bloodlands’: AcornTV Sets ‘True Detective’-Inspired Thriller in Northern Ireland

Fans of James Nesbitt can soon enjoy a heavily-accented dose of the stone-faced Northern Irish actor, as he leads a gripping four-part Irish crime thriller from executive producer Jed Mercurio, the force behind police thrillers “Line of Duty” and “Bodyguard.” Written by Chris Brandon (“Red Rock), who cites “True Detective” and “The Killing” as inspiration, […]

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Sam Mendes’ ‘1917’ Is The Best Picture Player We Knew It Was [Contender Countdown]

Let’s see, so if someone told you about a year ago that Oscar-winner Sam Mendes was directing a WWI period drama consisting of mostly one-take shots from famed cinematographer Roger Deakins and it would feature a supporting cast including Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Strong and Colin Firth, you’d probably think that film has all the ingredients […]

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‘Bodyguard’ star Gina McKee, Douglas Hodge of ‘Catastrophe’ join ‘A Grand Romantic Gesture’ (exclusive)

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund, Ontario Creates among financiers.Gina McKee from drama series Emmy nominee Bodyguard and Douglas Hodge from Catastrophe have joined Paragraph Pictures and Highfield Grange Studios’ A Grand Romantic Gesture.Shooting on the Canada-uk comedy drama is underway in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Linda Kash, Rose Reynolds, Rob Stewart, and Dylan Llewellyn round […]

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Killing Eve takes top prizes in Bafta TV awards 2019

Jodie Comer wins best leading actress award as Phoebe Waller-Bridge is praised for her ‘glass-shattering genius’Killing Eve came out on top at the 2019 British Academy Television Awards, winning best drama series, best leading actress for Jodie Comer, and best supporting actress for Fiona Shaw after seeing off competition from Patrick Melrose, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, […]

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Richard Madden in Talks to Join Marvel Studios’ ‘The Eternals’ (Exclusive)

“Game of Thrones” and “Bodyguard” star Richard Madden is in talks to star opposite Angelina Jolie and Kumail Nanjiani in Marvel’s “The Eternals,” which focuses on a group of ancient human beings, an individual with knowledge of the project exclusively told TheWrap. Details about Madden’s character is being kept under wraps.“The Rider” director Chloe Zhao […]

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Netflix’s ‘Bodyguard’: Richard Madden Explodes Into Emmy Contention

[Editor’s Note: The following article contains spoilers for “Bodyguard.” ]Emmy support for British imports are always hard to measure. And with the surfeit of Netflix content, many worthy series get buried there, even with a push from the awards team. But BBC breakout “Bodyguard” is such a popular word-of-mouth and social media sensation that star […]

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