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Rob Brydon, Shabana Azmi Board Lily James and Emma Thompson Comedy ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It?’

Working Title and Studiocanal romantic comedy “What’s Love Got To Do With It?,” directed by Shekhar Kapur (“Elizabeth”), has added to its cast.Joining the existing cast of Lily James (“Yesterday”), Shazad Latif (“Departure”) and Emma Thompson (“Last Christmas”) are British actors Rob Brydon (“The Trip to Greece”) and Asim Chaudhry (“Wonder Woman 1984”), Pakistan’s Sajal […]

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Universal, Working Title renew first-look deal through 2025

Partnership started with Notting Hill in 1999.Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Working Title have renewed their first-look deal through 2025, creating a relationship that will have lasted more than 25 years.Working Title also has a long relationship with NBCUniversal International Studios covering television.The partners first collaborated on Hugh Grant rom-com Notting Hill in 1999 and […]

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Lily James True Crime Drama ‘Peggy Jo’ Scores Multiple Sales — Film News in Brief

Monday, Nov. 23 HanWay Films Closes Sales on ‘Peggy Jo’HanWay Films has closed multiple international sales for Phillip Noyce’s “Peggy Jo,” with Lily James attached to star as Peggy Jo Tallas, who robbed Texas banks in the early 1990s while posing as a man.A deal with Universal Pictures Content Group includes Benelux, German speaking Europe, […]

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Shekhar Kapur Talks Lily James Starrer ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It,’ Future of Indian Entertainment

Veteran Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur (“Elizabeth”) has revealed thematic details about his Working Title romantic comedy “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” starring Lily James (“Yesterday”) and Emma Thompson (“Last Christmas”).“It’s a story of identities,” Kapur said. “It’s about cultural clashes and it’s a comedy, but it’s about hiding behind an identity and how […]

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Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke to Voice Terry Pratchett Adaptation ‘The Amazing Maurice’

Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Laurie (“House”) and “Game of Thrones” actor Emilia Clarke will be part of the voice cast for animated feature “The Amazing Maurice.”The voice cast also includes David Thewlis (“Wonder Woman”), Himesh Patel (“Yesterday”), Gemma Arterton (“Vita & Virginia”) and Hugh Bonneville (“Downton Abbey”). Toby Genkel (“Two by Two: Overboard!”) and Florian […]

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Naomie Ackie, Andrea Riseborough Projects Among Works in Progress Sidebar at London Film Fest

The BFI London Film Festival has added a new, annual works-in-progress showcase as part of its industry program, and has invited seven projects to participate, including two featuring “Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker” and “The End of the F***ing World” actor Naomie Ackie and “ZeroZeroZero” actor Andrea Riseborough.The showcase features works […]

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Danny Boyle to Executive Produce Biopic ‘Creation Stories’ on Oasis Label Co-Founder Alan McGee

Danny Boyle’s next film is the upcoming Beatles musical “Yesterday,” but the director is set to executive produce another music biopic about the record label executive who ushered in the band Oasis, a group that once declared themselves bigger than The Beatles.Boyle will executive produce “Creation Stories,” a biopic based on the life of music […]

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