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Tom Hanks Treks Across the West in ‘News of the World’ First Look

Just three months after the release of “Greyhound,” a first look trailer for Tom Hanks’ next project, “News of the World,” is here.The minute-long clip was released today by Universal Pictures, in addition to first look images provided to Vanity Fair. The official trailer is said to be coming soon, and the film is slated […]

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Gianfranco Rosi on Capturing Scars of Isis-Inflicted Trauma in ‘Notturno’

Gianfranco Rosi’s “Notturno” was shot over three years along the rattled borders of Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, and Lebanon in the director’s signature observational – but also empathetic – style. The impressionistic doc captures people who have long been contending with the ravages of war and terror, most recently inflicted by Isis. Whose members, incidentally, at […]

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New ‘Tron’ Movie Lands ‘Lion’ Helmer Garth Davis as Director

Disney’s plans for a third ‘Tron’ movie just got big software update.Garth Davis, who made his feature directing debut with 2016’s fact-based drama “Lion,” has signed on to direct a new “Tron” movie for the studio, Variety has confirmed. The new film, however, will not be a direct sequel to 2010’s “Tron: Legacy” and 1982’s […]

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Joel Edgerton’s ‘The Unknown Man’ Heads for South Australia Shoot

Crime thriller, “The Unknown Man” has been confirmed to shoot in South Australia, when film productions resume after the coronavirus crisis. The film is produced by and co-stars Joel Edgerton opposite the U.K.’s Sean Harris.“The Unknown Man” is written and directed by Thomas M Wright, director of Acute Misfortune, and known for his performances in […]

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Busan: Tannishtha Chatterjee Makes Directorial Debut With ‘Roam Rome Mein’

Acclaimed actor Tannishtha Chatterjee whose credits include “Brick Lane,” “Anna Karenina,” “Lion,” and “Parched,” makes her directorial debut with “Roam Rome Mein.” The film had its premiere at Busan’s ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ strand.In the film, an Indian man goes to Rome looking for his missing sister and in the process discovers the real […]

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Cinematographer Greig Fraser to Shoot ‘The Batman’

Oscar-nominated cinematographer Greig Fraser, known for his grounded approach and broad range, has signed on to shoot Matt Reeves’ upcoming Batman installment.“The Batman,” planned for a 2021 release by Warner Bros., will be Fraser’s second Reeves movie, a studio spokeswoman confirmed. He was Dp on the acclaimed 2010 “Let Me In,” a remake of the […]

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‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Will Open London Film Festival

“Slumdog Millionaire” and “Lion” star Dev Patel toplines period Charles Dickens drama “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” Armando Iannucci’s followup to “The Death of Stalin,” which will have its European premiere on opening night October 2 at the Odeon Luxe, Leicester Square at the BFI London Film Festival. This year’s festival runs October 3 […]

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‘A Star Is Born,’ ‘Vice’ Lead 2018 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Nominees

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) announced their nominees for the 8th annual Aacta International Awards on Tuesday. “A Star Is Born” and “Vice” lead the pack, with five and four nominations respectively.The two leading films compete with “BlacKkKlansman,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and “Roma” for best film, while Nicole Kidman becomes the first […]

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Widows producers: ‘Television has raised the game for drama’

The founders of the production company responsible for The Kings Speech and Top of the Lake, as well as Steve McQueen’s forthcoming heist drama, reveal the challenges of film-making in the streaming ageAnticipation is high for Widows, the new film from British director Steve McQueen, which opened the BFI London film festival on Wednesday. Not […]

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‘Angel’ is First Pickup for New Australian Distributor R & R Films

Upcoming Noomi Rapace-starring psychological thriller “Angel of Mine” is set as the first acquisition by R & R Films, a new Australian distributor. The company was recently established by industry veterans Richard Becker and Robert Slaveiro.The film goes into production this month in Melbourne, Australia. It is the story of a intuition and obsession featuring […]

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