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Goteborg’s Nordic Film Market Unveils Lineup

“Cop Secret,” “Magrete – Queen of the North” and “The Emigrants” are among 12 wide-ranging projects set to be presented at a virtual Nordic Film Market, Scandinavia’s biggest industry showcase which runs alongside the Goteborg Film Festival.“Cop Secret,” directed by Icelandic gaolkeeper turned filmmaker Hannes Þór Halldórsson, is an action comedy following a tough cop […]

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‘Minyan’: Film Review

Best known for the unexpectedly soul-shattering San Francisco suicide doc “The Bridge,” indie filmmaker Eric Steel came out and came of age in 1980s New York at a moment just before AIDS devastated the city’s gay community. Such timing must have been surreal, to assume something so liberating about one’s own identity, only to watch […]

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Endemol Shine Builds ‘The Bridge’ in Africa (Exclusive)

Durban–Endemol Shine Group has sold the rights to adapt its critically acclaimed and highly popular Nordic Noir detective series “The Bridge” to Cape Town-based production company Both Worlds Pictures, Variety has learned exclusively.The series will feature an all-African cast and will be set around the Beit Bridge border crossing between South Africa and Zimbabwe.Originally known […]

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China to Remake Classic Balkan Films as Part of Diplomatic Charm Offensive

China’s Huahua Media has signed on to remake two classic war films from the Balkans as part of a push to improve diplomatic ties between the Middle Kingdom and countries taking part in its “Belt and Road” global infrastructure project, Chinese reports said. The news follows Huahua’s return to the spotlight as an investor on […]

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‘Homeland’ director Charlotte Sieling unveils details of hot new Danish project (exclusive)

’Margrete’ will tell story of influential queen at start of 15th century.Renowned Danish film and TV director Charlotte Sieling, whose credits include 2017 feature The Man, as well as TV series Borgen, The Bridge, Homeland and The Americans. is planning her largest-budget film to date, the $8m period drama Margrete.Margrete is based on “the true […]

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Gaumont Appoints Leslie Belzberg as Senior VP of Production in L.A. (Exclusive)

Gaumont has appointed former Miramax and Shine executive Leslie Belzberg (“The Bridge”) to the position of senior VP of production at its Los Angeles headquarters.Belzberg will handle day-to-day scripted production for Gaumont’s projects. She will start working on “Narcos” (pictured), whose fourth season is currently in production for Netflix.“Leslie’s extensive experience in producing scripted TV […]

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