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‘The Offer’: Dexter Fletcher To Direct Paramount+ Series About The Making Of ‘The Godfather’

You can safely say, based on his output in “Rocketman” and the Oscar-winning film, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Dexter Fletcher is a filmmaker that understands how to craft a biopic. So, when the folks at Paramount+ were looking for a director for “The Offer,” based on the story of how “The Godfather” was made, Fletcher got the […]

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Singer Robbie Williams Will Be Portrayed By A CGI Monkey In New Biopic From ‘Greatest Showman’ Director

Not only is the spring a fun time for film fans excited about festivals, but it’s also a time when the industry prepares some major projects to sell at events focused on finding distributors. And while we’ve already seen packages featuring Ryan Gosling, Florence Pugh, and others already announced, perhaps the most interesting is a […]

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‘Get Even’ Star Mia McKenna-Bruce Leads Cast of ‘Smudged Smile,’ First Film in Mental Health Anthology (Exclusive)

Mia McKenna-Bruce, star of BBC and Netflix series “Get Even,” will headline Ella Greenwood’s “Smudged Smile,” a short film on teenage depression that kicks off a mental health anthology series.Also starring are Elliot Levey (“Quiz”), Anna Acton (“Brassic”) and Priya Blackburn (“Bohemian Rhapsody”). Greenwood directs from a script by Hannah Westall.McKenna-Bruce will play Zoe, a […]

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Whitney Houston Biopic Casts Naomi Ackie in Lead Role

Naomi Ackie is in final negotiations to portray Whitney Houston in Sony’s upcoming musical biopic “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”Stella Meghie (“The Photograph”) is directing the film from a screenplay by “Bohemian Rhapsody” writer Anthony McCarten. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” is slated to release at Thanksgiving of 2022.“We spent the better part of the […]

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Japan Box Office: ‘Demon Slayer’ Passes $150 Million Total

“Demon Slayer,” the megahit animation that has singlehandedly revived the limping Japanese box office, passed the $150 million mark on its 17th day of release, according to figures compiled by co-distributor Aniplex. Total admissions amount to 11.9 million.Overall, for the Oct. 31-Nov. 1 weekend the film made $24 million on 1 million admissions. Cumulative gross […]

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U.K.’s Twickenham Studios Taps Cara Sheppard as Managing Director (Exclusive)

Cara Sheppard is joining the U.K.’s Twickenham Studios (TW1), where she will lead and guide all aspects of production, post-production and emerging technology as managing director.Sheppard joins from post-production facility Warner Bros De Lane Lea, where she was managing director for the last four years. She previously spent some five years with Sky as a […]

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Halle Berry Recalls Fights With Bryan Singer on ‘X-Men’ Movies

Halle Berry played Storm in four “X-Men” movies, starting with the 2000 action film that launched the comic-book franchise for 20th Century Fox, but she didn’t always get along with the franchise’s director, Bryan Singer.In a cover story interview with Variety, Berry — who is unveiling “Bruised,” her feature directorial debut, at the Toronto Film […]

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Queen Elizabeth’s Sandringham Estate Opens for Drive-In Movies

British moviegoers will be able to feel like royalty thanks to a drive-in film series hosted at Queen Elizabeth II’s Sandringham Estate.Starting on Sept. 25, the 20,000-acre private home of Queen Elizabeth and several previous monarchs will screen award-winning movies, like “1917,” “A Star Is Born,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and more.Sam Mendes’ Oscar-winning war film will […]

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Whitney Houston Biopic in the Works With Director Stella Meghie

A Whitney Houston biopic, titled “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” is in development from “The Photograph” director Stella Meghie.The Whitney Houston Estate, Primary Wave, music producer Clive Davis and Anthony McCarten are producing the film about the iconic musician, who died in 2012 at the age of 48. McCarten, whose credits include “The Two Popes,” […]

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