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AFI Launches Robert Osborne Collection Featuring the TCM Historian’s Many Famous Movie Intros

The American Film Institute has announced the launch of The Osborne Collection, a celebration on the Institute’s website of the life and work of the beloved movie historian and whiz TCM host Robert Osborne, who died in 2017. The collection will debut on May 3, which is Osborne’s birthday, and it will feature many of […]

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‘Frozen 2’ Director of Story Marc Smith on Heading ‘Into the Unknown’ for Disney+ Documentary

Marc Smith has a storied history at Disney Animation. He began work as an intern at the Florida animation satellite studio, housed inside the Magic of Disney Animation attraction at what was then a young Disney-mgm Studios (now Disney’s Hollywood Studios), working as a in-betweener on Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, before graduating […]

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Himesh Patel: ‘It felt odd making a show about a pandemic’

The former EastEnders actor talks about shooting a pilot on a deadly virus, telling British stories with a difference – and how playing a bit part as a pigeon changed his careerThe so-called “curse of EastEnders” – the struggle for soap actors to transition into more prestigious dramatic roles after leaving the show – always […]

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For Santa Origin Story ‘Klaus,’ Production Designers Used Innovative 2D

With director Sergio Pablos’ “Klaus” (Netflix), the innovative 2D Santa origin story, Annie-nominated production designers Szymon Biernacki and Marcin Jakubowski achieved a unique retro look, channeling Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty” but looking forward instead of back.“Our mission was to revive 2D animation and make it relevant again for audiences,” said Jakubowski, who filled in the gap […]

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Idris Elba to Direct, Star in, and Produce Music for ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Movie at Netflix

Idris Elba is going all in on The Hunchback of Notre Dame. THR reports that the tremendously talented actor has signed on to star in, direct, and produce music for a modern retelling of the Victor Hugo classic for Netflix. The film is described as a “sonic and musical experience,” with Elba finally melding his […]

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Gina Lollobrigida Reflects on Her Entrance to Hollywood

The 90-year-old Gina Lollobrigida, one of Europe’s biggest divas and a global sex symbol during the 1950s and ’60s worked with Hollywood heavyweights such as Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Errol Flynn and Rock Hudson. “La Lollo,” as the Italians call her, is best known among her countrymen for Luigi Comencini’s 1953 classic “Bread, Love and […]

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