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Channing Tatum, Scooter Braun & Amazon Team For YA Lady Macbeth-Adapted Musical

There have been many different, unique iterations of Shakespeare’s titanic tragedy “Macbeth” throughout film history. Ranging from Kurosawa’s “Throne of Blood” to the recent Florence Pugh-breakout “Lady Macbeth,” the narrative template of Shakespeare’s story has proven to be timeless and malleable, allowing artists to adapt and reinterpret the material to support new contexts and themes […]

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Josh O’Connor, Odessa Young, Olivia Colman, Colin Firth to star in ‘Mothering Sunday’

Producers hope to shoot the UK film this year.Josh O’Connor, Odessa Young, Olivia Colman and Colin Firth have signed to star Eva Husson’s romantic drama Mothering Sunday for the UK’s Number 9 Films and Film4. Rocket Science is handling sales and introducing to buyers at this week’s Cannes virtual market.Mothering Sunday is based on Graham […]

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Calm With Horses review – fear and loathing in Ireland’s wild west

Cosmo Jarvis is haunting as a brutal enforcer torn between his duty to a crime clan and his son in Nick Rowland’s powerful debut featureInventively adapted from a story in Colin Barrett’s Young Skins collection, this striking directorial feature debut from Nick Rowland (who was Bafta-nominated for his 2014 short Slap) is an immersive tale […]

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‘Lady Macbeth’ Star Florence Pugh Joins ‘Hereditary’ Director’s Next A24 Horror

Florence Pugh, the British breakout star of last year’s indie hit Lady Macbeth, is set to play the female lead in an upcoming project by Hereditary director Ari Aster, which A24 is once again producing.The untitled horror movie – currently filming – also stars fellow Brits Jack Reynor and Will Poulter.The actress revealed the news […]

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Billie Piper, Penelope Wilton Join Sally Hawkins in ‘Eternal Beauty’

Rising multi-hyphenate Craig Roberts has beefed up the British cast for his upcoming second feature, Eternal Beauty, now in production in Wales.Alongside the already announced — and new Oscar nominee — Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water, Paddington), Billie Piper (Yerma, Doctor Who), Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey), Alice Lowe (Prevenge, Sightseers) and David Thewlis (Fargo, […]

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‘A Fantastic Woman’ Wins Spirit Award for Best International Film

“A Fantastic Woman” made Chile proud on Saturday, winning the Independent Spirit Award for Best International Film. It bested “Bpm (Beats Per Minute)” (France, dir. Robin Campillo), “I Am Not a Witch” (UK, dir. Rungano Nyoni), “Lady Macbeth” (UK, dir. William Oldroyd), and “Loveless” (Russia, dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev). Sebastián Lelio’s drama is also up for […]

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