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‘Death On The Nile’ Star Ali Fazal Talks Color-Blind Casting

While most actors have a long wait ahead of them before their next starring role is devoured by audiences, actor Ali Fazal has two major performances coming out: Season 2 of Amazon India Original series “Mirzapur,” streaming Oct. 23, and a feature role in Kenneth Branagh’s Agatha Christie adaptation “Death on the Nile,” set for […]

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Film News Roundup: Bill Pullman, Eddie Izzard, Diplo Join Comedy ‘Covers’

In today’s film news roundup, Bill Pullman, Eddie Izzard, Diplo and Nina Dobrov get cast and Treehouse Pictures is developing John Grisham’s “The Confession” as a movie; Uzo Adaba’s “Miss Virginia” gets sold.CastingsBill Pullman, Eddie Izzard and Diplo have joined the cast of the Focus Features comedy “Covers” opposite Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross and […]

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Judi Dench Joins Star-Studded ‘Cats’ Movie

Judi Dench has joined the cast of Universal Pictures and Working Title’s film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Cats.”Dench was set to play Grizabella in the original West End production in 1981, but she snapped her Achilles Tendon shortly before previews began and had to withdraw from the show. The project is based […]

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Judi Dench to Receive Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Icon Award

Judi Dench will be honored with the Golden Icon award at the Zurich Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actress will attend the festival to collect the award and to present her new movie, “Red Joan.”A longstanding star of stage and screen, Dench has appeared in such films as “Victoria & Abdul,” “Philomena” and “Mrs Brown.” She […]

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Judi Dench to Receive Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Icon Award

Judi Dench will be honored with the Golden Icon award at the Zurich Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actress will attend the festival to collect the award and to present her new movie, “Red Joan.”A longstanding star of stage and screen, Dench has appeared in such films as “Victoria & Abdul,” “Philomena” and “Mrs Brown.” She […]

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Shoot Begins On Lionsgate Thriller ‘Six Minutes To Midnight’ With Eddie Izzard, Judi Dench, Carla Juri, Jim Broadbent

Production is underway in the UK on thriller Six Minutes To Midnight, starring Victoria & Abdul duo Eddie Izzard and Judi Dench. Filming will take place over six weeks in locations across Wales, UK. Lionsgate International is selling worldwide rights and Lionsgate UK will release in the UK. Directed by Andy Goddard (Downton Abbey) and […]

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‘Darkest Hour,’ ‘American Horror Story’ Lead Make-up and Hair Stylists Guild Winners

“Darkest Hour” led the way with film winners at the 2018 Make-up and Hair Stylists Guild Awards with two prizes. “Pitch Perfect 3,” “Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2” and “I, Tonya” also received awards.For television, “American Horror Story: Cult” and promotional campaigns for the series combined for three wins, while “Big Little Lies,” “Dancing […]

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Oscar Makeup and Hair Nominees, Ranked: ‘Darkest Hour’ v. ‘Wonder’ v. ‘Victoria & Abdul’

The Oscar 2018 trio of makeup and hair nominees are marked by memorable and effective transformations: Best Actor favorite Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour,” nine-year-old Auggie (Jacob Tremblay) suffering from a rare facial deformity in “Wonder,” and Judi Dench as withering Queen Victoria restored to joyful grace in “Victoria & Abdul.”In all […]

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BAFTA Award Winners, as They Arrive

As ever, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts nominations for the Ee British Academy Film Awards favor homegrown fare. Thus many nomination slots that might have included such Hollywood films as “The Post” or “Wonder Woman” went to the likes of “Dunkirk,””Darkest Hour,” and “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.”Leading the BAFTA field […]

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