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Netflix Starts Production on Paco León’s Modern-Day ‘Wizard of Oz’ Inspired Feature ‘Rainbow’

Netflix in Spain has kicked off production on “Rainbow,” a new feature film from celebrated film and TV multi-hyphenate Paco León. Inspired by “The Wizard of Oz,” the film will heavily feature important aspects of contemporary culture such as dance, fashion, plastic arts and above all, music.Netflix has teamed with Mediaset España’s Telecinco Cinema, the […]

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Here’s Why Movies Like ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and ‘Gone With the Wind’ Are Not Part of the MGM/Amazon Deal

As of this morning, Amazon has officially purchased legendary Hollywood movie studio MGM in a deal worth $8.45 billion. That means the MGM library, which consists of over 17,000 hours of television shows and more than 4,000 movies, will help bolster the offerings on Amazon Prime Video – but a handful of major MGM classics […]

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‘Watchmen’ Director Nicole Kassell To Direct Remake Of ‘The Wizard Of Oz’

Few things attract the attention of Hollywood more than the smell of a remake/reboot. The latest in a never-ending stream of remake announcements is the news that “Watchmen” and “The Woodsman” director, Nicole Kassell has been tapped to helm a remake of “The Wizard of Oz.”Read More: ‘The Three Musketeers’: Eva Green, Vincent Cassel And […]

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Best Blu-ray Movies Under $10: ‘Midsommar,’ ‘Knives Out,’ More

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: It’s smart to invest in physical media, particularly in films […]

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Tribeca Film Festival and Walmart Partner for Free Nationwide Drive-In Screening Series

Tribeca and Walmart Drive-In ScreeningsThe Tribeca Film Festival is teaming up with Walmart for a new drive-in series that will take place at 160 Walmart stores across the country. Store parking lots will be turned into outdoor theaters Aug. 14 to Oct. 21 for free screenings of family-friendly films, including classics such as “The Karate […]

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Sam Raimi in Talks to Direct ‘Doctor Strange 2’ (Exclusive)

Sam Raimi, who helped launch the modern superhero movie with 2002’s “Spider-Man,” is in talks to direct “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” for Marvel Studios, Variety has learned.Raimi replaces original director Scott Derrickson, who Variety reported on Jan. 9 had officially departed the project due to creative differences. Derrickson will remain as an […]

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