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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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‘Stardust’ Clip: Here’s The First Look At The Controversial David Bowie Biopic

Rock biopics are a hot commodity in recent years. Thanks to the success of “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Rocketman,” studios love the idea of presenting stories of some of the biggest icons in music featuring some of the biggest songs in their catalog. But things are a bit different with the upcoming film, “Stardust.”Read More: David […]

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‘Bacurau’ Trailer: Brazil’s Box Office Sensation Is a ‘Gloriously Demented’ Political Allegory — Exclusive

After picking up a Grand Jury Prize at Cannes after its May debut, Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dorenelles’ wholly unclassifiable genre thriller went on to dominate the Brazilian box office with a $2.5 million take, good enough to place it over Hollywood offerings like “Us,” “Knives Out,” and “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Now, after screening at […]

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Timothée Chalamet To Play Bob Dylan In A New Biopic From Director James Mangold

Ever since “Bohemian Rhapsody” earned more than $900 million worldwide, we’ve seen a massive influx of studio projects relating to musical icons. And while some of them are headscratchers, like the Boy George biopic, Fox Searchlight has a film coming that is nothing short of a must-see, and they haven’t even begun filming yet. But […]

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