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Universal, Working Title renew first-look deal through 2025

Partnership started with Notting Hill in 1999.Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Working Title have renewed their first-look deal through 2025, creating a relationship that will have lasted more than 25 years.Working Title also has a long relationship with NBCUniversal International Studios covering television.The partners first collaborated on Hugh Grant rom-com Notting Hill in 1999 and […]

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‘The Duke’ Director Roger Michell: Endangered BBC Is ‘Great Rainforest’ of Film Business

Roger Michell, the British director behind Venice competition title “The Duke” and films such as “Notting Hill” and “Venus,” says he feels “great sympathy” for the BBC and its ongoing tensions with the U.K. government.Speaking at a press conference for “The Duke” in Venice, alongside star Jim Broadbent (co-star Helen Mirren did not make the […]

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‘The Witches’ Star Vincent Marzello Dies at 68

Actor Vincent Marzello, best known for his roles in “The Witches,” “Superman” and “The Spy Who Loved Me,” died on Tuesday. He was 68.Marzello’s wife, “Notting Hill” actor Lorelei King, tweeted the news.“The love of my life, my darling husband Vincent Marzello, died this morning,” she wrote. “To those who knew him, I am sorry […]

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Hugh Grant To Reflect On His Career In BBC Documentary ‘Hugh Grant: A Life On Screen’

Hugh Grant, the star of A Very English Scandal and Notting Hill, is to reflect on his career as an actor in a special BBC Two documentary over the Christmas period.Entertainment One-owned production company Whizz Kid Entertainment and BAFTA Productions will make the 60-minute film, Hugh Grant: A Life On Screen, which will include an […]

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Film News Roundup: Danny Boyle’s Comedy Moved Forward

In today’s film news roundup, Danny Boyle’s upcoming comedy has been moved forward, James Wan is producing a horror movie based on the short “Milk” and “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” is returning to theaters.Release DateUniversal Pictures will move its untitled Danny Boyle comedy forward three months from Sept. 13, 2019, to June 28.Lily James, […]

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Kew Media Beefs Up Non-Fiction Slate With Six Movies Including Judi Dench Doc ‘Nothing Like A Dame’

Kew Media Group has picked up international rights to six non-fiction films for Cannes including documentary Nothing Like A Dame, about the lives and careers of Brit actresses Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith. Directed by Roger Michell (Notting Hill) and produced by Sally Angel (Night Will Fall) and Karen Steyn (Looking […]

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Kew Media adds six to Cannes slate, including ‘Nothing Like A Dame’

New titles also include African elephant and rhino genocide doc The Last Animals.Distributor Kew Media Group has filled out its slate ahead of next month’s Cannes Film Festival and acquired worldwide sales rights to six new titles. The films will be making their festival market debut at the Marche du Film.The titles include Nothing Like […]

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Danny Boyle’s Lily James-Kate McKinnon Comedy Lands Fall 2019 Release

Director Danny Boyle’s untitled comedy starring Lily James and Kate McKinnon will hit theaters in the U.S. on Sept. 13, 2019, Universal announced Monday.Working Title is producing the film, written by Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Notting Hill). The cast, which is still being rounded out, also includes Himesh Patel.Richard Curtis wrote the script, which is […]

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‘My Cousin Rachel’ Director Roger Michel & Producer Kevin Loader Board Psychological Thriller ‘Little Darlings’

Exclusive: My Cousin Rachel director Roger Michel and producer Kevin Loader are teaming up under their Free Range Films banner on a feature adaptation of upcoming UK novel Little Darlings, which they have optioned from Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency. Notting Hill director Michel will write and direct the feature adaptation, which is […]

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