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Lionsgate buys bulk of Spyglass library and 20% of company

Films covered in the deal include The King’s Speech, Paddington and a Quentin Tarantino trio.Lionsgate has acquired most of the 200-title Spyglass Media Group film library and formed a strategic content partnership with the development, finance and production company headed by Gary Barber.The deal gives Lionsgate a 20% stake in Spyglass, whose other strategic investors […]

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‘Paddington 3’ to Begin Filming in 2022, Paul King to Executive Produce

“Paddington 3” is officially set to begin shooting in Q2 of 2022, Studiocanal CEO Anna Marsh confirmed in a press conference at Cannes on Tuesday.Paul King, the director of the first two “Paddington” films, will return to executive produce the third film about the beloved bear, but the film’s director, additional casting updates and location […]

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Timothee Chalamet To Star In ‘Wonka’ Prequel Film From ‘Paddington’ Director

It appears that Timothee Chalamet is traveling from Arrakis, in the upcoming “Dune,” to the world of pure imagination for Warner Bros. in the prequel fantasy film, “Wonka.”Read More: ‘Wonka’: WB Reportedly Have Tom Holland & Timothée Chalamet On The Shortlist For Lead In The PrequelAccording to Deadline, Chalamet has been cast in the lead […]

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‘Wonka’: WB Reportedly Have Tom Holland & Timothée Chalamet On The Shortlist For Lead In The Prequel

Yesterday, it was revealed that Warner Bros. has officially given the green light to “Paddington” director Paul King for his upcoming “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” prequel film, simply titled “Wonka.” In fact, the film even secured a 2023 release date. So, with that in mind, the studio is probably ready to begin work […]

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Ryan Reynolds to Star in Monster-Invasion Comedy from ‘Paddington’ Director Paul King

Hot off the release of his critically-acclaimed cut of Green Lantern, Ryan Reynolds has found yet another project. THR reports that the Deadpool star is signed on to lead Everyday Parenting Tips, a family comedy set up at Universal by dynamic duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller as part of their overall deal at the […]

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‘The Secret Garden’ Trailer: The Literary Classic Gets a Shiny and Trim New Adaptation

The healing magic of nature has long been the driving message of Frances Hodgson Burnett‘s beloved children’s novel The Secret Garden. But in the shiny new adaptation of the literary classic, the titular garden may actually be magical? With a producing team that hails from Harry Potter and Paddington, that could very well be the […]

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Heyday Films Teams With Studiocanal on ‘Shackleton’ Starring Tom Hardy (Exclusive)

David Heyman’s Heyday Films, the company behind this year’s hot Oscar contenders “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “Marriage Story,” is set to produce “Shackleton,” the long-gestating biopic of legendary polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, with Tom Hardy on board to play the title role.Written by “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” scribe Peter Straughan, “Shackleton” […]

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Paul McCartney Teams With Netflix, Gaumont on Animated ‘High in the Clouds’

Paul McCartney is collaborating with Netflix and Gaumont on the animated feature “High in the Clouds,” based on the children’s novel he wrote with Geoff Dunbar, and Philip Ardagh.McCartney is producing and contributing songs to the film, which centers on an imaginative teenage squirrel named Wirral who find himself pulled into a ramshackle gang of […]

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Anton’s Sebastien Raybaud Eyes Move into TV Series Production

London-based financier and producer Anton, which already fully finances a slate of its own feature films and short-form content, as well as co-financing big-budget TV shows like HBO/BBC’s “His Dark Materials,” is moving into the development and production of its own scripted series, Anton founder Sebastien Raybaud tells Variety.The 8-year-old company, named after Russian playwright […]

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