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Robert Pattinson, Alicia Vikander, Himesh Patel Among Record Number of New BAFTA Members (Exclusive)

Robert Pattinson, Alicia Vikander, Sam Rockwell, Melissa McCarthy, Joanne Froggatt, Himesh Patel and Nicholas Hoult are among the record-setting 559 new members joining BAFTA in 2019, Variety can reveal.The new class includes a number of recent BAFTA Award nominees, such as composer Nicholas Britell (“If Beale Street Could Talk”), director and producer “Arthur Cary” (“Grayson […]

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Lucy Boynton Misses ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ but ‘Not So Much the Filming’ of It

It’s been nearly eight months since “Bohemian Rhapsody” racked up four Oscars at the 2019 Academy Awards — losing out on Best Picture to “Green Book.” It’s hard to say which of the two controversial films winning Hollywood’s top prize would have angered more people — though the four wins for “Bohemian Rhapsody” were perplexing […]

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Advantage, ‘Jojo Rabbit’: Here’s What Happens After the Tiff Audience Award

The morning after “Jojo Rabbit” made its world premiere in Toronto, Taika Waititi, the 44-year-old New Zealand actor-writer-director, was understandably confused. His movie played through the roof with audiences who cheered his lighthearted but serious fable about a lonely young Nazi enthusiast (Roman Griffin Davis) and his imaginary friend Hitler (Waititi), who finds himself fighting […]

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Here’s Your First Look At Johnny Flynn As David Bowie In Controversial Rock Biopic ‘Stardust’

Rockstar biopics are a hot commodity in Hollywood right now. Thanks to “Bohemian Rhapsody” earning over $900 million worldwide last year and “Rocketman” continuing the trend of profitable movies based on musical icons, studios are clamoring for every rockstar story they can find. Now, it’s time for David Bowie to get the spotlight with the […]

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‘Rocketman’: Paramount Considered a PG-13 Cut After the Success of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

The massive success of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” even with its myriad behind-the-scenes issues, is still one of 2018’s biggest surprises.Even before the Queen biopic racked up a handful of Oscar nominations, its box-office take presented a big problem for the creative team behind the Elton John movie “Rocketman.” While “Bohemian Rhapsody” doubled down on being sanitized […]

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‘Rocketman’ Taron Edgerton Already Has Academy Approval — A Standing Ovation From Oscar Voters

“Rocketman” has seemed destined for awards love since “Bohemian Rhapsody” won four Academy Awards in February, and it ticked another box on the Oscars checklist this weekend.There were no empty seats at Saturday’s first Academy screening, and sources say Dexter Fletcher’s Elton John musical biopic received the first Oscar-voter seal of approval when Taron Egerton, […]

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Boy George Music Biopic In the Works at MGM From Director Sacha Gervasi

Culture Club is coming to the big screen, as MGM is set to produce a feature musical biopic about the life of singer-songwriter Boy George, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.Sacha Gervasi, the director of “Anvil: The Story of Anvil” and “My Dinner With Herve” will write and direct the film based […]

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Film News Roundup: ‘Three Identical Strangers’ Feature Adaptation Taps ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Writer

In today’s film news roundup, “Three Identical Strangers” is moving ahead, Skeet Ulrich has been cast with Tom Hanks, the “Minions” sequel has been titled and “Vegas Dave” is getting a movie.McCarten Attached“Bohemian Rhapsody” screenwriter Anthony McCarten will write and produce the feature adaptation of the documentary “Three Identical Strangers.”Raw, Film4 and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment […]

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Oscars 2020: Best Supporting Actor Predictions

It’s way too early to predict the Oscars, especially in the supporting categories. But looking at Hollywood’s upcoming slates sight unseen, which movies have the right stuff to go the distance?Studios tend to premiere their movies in Cannes as a launch pad for international release. That’s the case for “Rocketman” starring Taron Egerton as Elton […]

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