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China’s ‘Midway’ Backer Starlight Culture is on a Mission to Improve the Lot of Independents and Women

While most of the action onscreen in “Midway” involves Americans and Japanese, most of the money behind the movie is Chinese. Starlight Entertainment, which put up 45% of the $98 million budget, sees itself as an ally of the independent movie scene.The Hong Kong stock market-listed firm first came to attention when it struck a […]

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Stephen King’s ‘The Long Walk’ Film Taps ‘Scary Stories to Tell’ Director

New Line has tapped André Øvredal to direct the feature adaptation of Stephen King’s dystopian thriller “The Long Walk.”Øvredal’s credits include mystery thriller “The Autopsy of Jane Doe” and the upcoming horror film “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” co-written and produced by Guillermo del Toro and releasing on Aug. 9. James Vanderbilt has […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio Eyes Lead Role in Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’

Leonardo DiCaprio and Guillermo del Toro are nearing a collaboration on “Nightmare Alley,” the director’s adaptation of William Lindsay Gresham’s 1946 novel of the same name. Del Toro is developing “Nightmare Alley” at Fox Searchlight, the studio that handled the production and distribution of his Oscar-winner “The Shape of Water.” As first reported by Variety, […]

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CBS Films Being Folded Into CBS Entertainment Group, Focus Shifting to Streaming (Exclusive)

CBS Films will be folded into CBS Entertainment Group over the next 12 months, Variety has learned.Before that change takes place, the company is committed to releasing its next four scheduled films in theaters. They include “Five Feet Apart,” “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” “Pavarotti,” and “Lexi.” Several of these movies are being […]

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Universal Pictures International, eOne strike Australia and New Zealand distribution pact

2019 slate includes Wild Rose, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark.Universal Pictures International (Upi) and eOne on Tuesday (8) have expanded their partnership and announced a theatrical marketing and distribution partnership covering Australia and New Zealand.Starting with releases in April, Upi will handle theatrical marketing and distribution on all films from eOne and its […]

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Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint Join ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’

Exclusive: Breaking Bad alum Dean Norris, Gil Bellows, and Lorraine Toussaint have signed on for Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark from CBS Films and eOne. The André Øvredal-directed adaptation based on Alvin Schwartz’s bestselling trilogy of books is being produced by Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro, who co-wrote the script with Kevin Hageman and […]

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Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Scary Stories’ Movie Lands Lead as Plot Details Leak

Fresh off her turn in Paul Dano’s acclaimed directorial debut Wildlife, up-and-coming actress Zoe Colletti has landed the lead in CBS Films’ Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, sources tell Collider. Norwegian filmmaker André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe) is set to direct the adaptation of Alvin Schwartz’s popular trilogy of books, which […]

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Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark’ Comes To Light As Feature Film

Oscar winning director Guillermo del Toro will see his Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark come to light thanks to Entertainment One (eOne) and CBS Films which just announced that together they will co-finance the André Øvredal directed feature film based on Alvin Schwartz’s internationally best-selling book series. del Toro, who is producing, adapted […]

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Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Movie Gets Backing

Guillermo del Toro is producing and co-writing “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” based on the Alvin Schwartz book series.CBS Films and Entertainment One are co-financing. André Øvredal is directing from a script by del Toro and the team of Daniel and Kevin Hageman.Besides del Toro, producers are Sean Daniel, Elizabeth Grave, Jason F. […]

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