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Netflix Buys Gal Gadot Espionage Thriller ‘Heart of Stone’ From Skydance

Netflix has nabbed worldwide rights to “Heart of Stone,” a Gal Gadot-led espionage thriller that was developed by Skydance Media.Tom Harper, best known for “The Aeronauts” and “Wild Rose,” directed the action epic.“Heart of Stone” marks the second major movie that Skydance has siphoned off this week. On Tuesday, Amazon Studios emerged as the frontrunner […]

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‘The Invisible Man,’ ‘Call of the Wild,’ ‘The Aeronauts’ to Hit Chinese Cinemas, Bringing New Chance at Box Office Returns

It’s soon to be February again at the Chinese box office, where older pre-pandemic Hollywood titles are preparing to hit local theaters amidst a relative dearth in new foreign content.The psychological horror film “The Invisible Man,” which debuted more than eight months ago Stateside on Feb. 28, is now set to screen in the mainland […]

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Writer Jack Thorne on Making ‘The Eddy’ Divisive and Writing ‘Harry Potter’ with Jk Rowling

Jack Thorne writes a lot. And I mean a lot. The guy has written on UK series as diverse as Skin, This Is England, and The Fades, co-wrote feature films like Wonder and The Aeronauts, and oh yeah, co-wrote the brand new Harry Potter play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with J.K. Rowling. His […]

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‘Aeronauts’ Filmmaker Tom Harper to Direct Romance ‘Forever’ for MGM (Exclusive)

MGM has attached “The Aeronauts” director Tom Harper to its romance “Forever” — a project that’s been in development at the studio for eight decades.Jonathan Glickman is producing “Forever,” based on a romantic novella by Mildred Cram (“Love Affair”), which focuses on two lovers from the past who are reincarnated in the modern world.“Forever” was […]

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The Truth About Oscar’s Reality-Based Films

In the first 72 years of the Academy Awards (1927-99), 14 fact-based movies won the best-picture prize, or 19%. In the 21st century, fact-based films have won 33% of the time.Last year, three of 2018’s four acting winners were playing real-life characters. And six of the eight best-picture contenders were fact-based, including winner “The Green […]

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Oscars: Academy Announces 344 Films Eligible for 2019 Best Picture

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 344 feature films are eligible for the 2019 Academy Awards.To be eligible for the consideration, the films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by Dec. 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. Academy rules also […]

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Amazon Viola Davis-Allison Janney Sundance Kid Pic ‘Troop Zero’ Heading To Prime Streaming Service

Exclusive: Amazon’s original feature Troop Zero, which made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival back in January, will be released worldwide on Amazon Prime Video on Jan. 17, 2020.Pic is the first feature title being announced for the Amazon Prime streaming 2020 film slate. Previously reported exclusively by Deadline, Amazon opted to release […]

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‘The Aeronauts’ Review: ‘Gravity’ Meets ‘Free Solo’ in Gripping Hot-Air Balloon Adventure

In 1862, British meteorologist James Glaisher and co-pilot Henry Coxwell flew a hot-air balloon deep into the London skies, breaking the world record for flight altitude at 38,999 feet and barely making it back alive. That story provides the basis for “The Aeronauts,” with one major fabrication, as the movie swaps Cowell for fictional co-pilot […]

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