Lulu Wang Critiques Choice Of Ron Howard As Director Of Film On Chinese Pianist Lang Lang

The director of 2019’s “The Farewell” has called for greater representation behind the camera, especially in filming the story of the celebrated pianist’s life. Entertainment – Latest News, Photos And Videos BEST MUSIC DEAL UPDATE: Save Up to 77% On … Read more…

Robbie Amell to Star in, Produce ‘Float’ Film Based on Kate Marchant Hit Wattpad Story

Robbie Amell, star of “Upload,” “Code 8” and “The Babysitter: Killer Queen,” is set to produce and star in “Float,” a movie based on Kate Marchant’s popular Wattpad teen-romance story. Wattpad has teamed with Collective Pictures — formerly Colony Pictures … Read more…

Israel, Abu Dhabi Forge Film Ties Following Normalization Agreement

The recent U.S.-brokered agreement under which Israel established diplomatic relations with two Arab states has rapidly prompted formal film industry ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Abu Dhabi Film Commission, the Israel Film Fund and Jerusalem’s … Read more…

‘We can overcome’: New film highlights impact of COVID-19 on efforts to tackle global issues

The UN Secretary General has told Sky News that goals set five years ago to help tackle global problems such as poverty, inequality and climate change have been “dramatically derailed” by the COVID-19 crisis – as a new film highlighting … Read more…

‘Policing breathing’: On set with Liz Hurley as Christmas film shoots in unusual conditions

Standing on a film set watching Liz Hurley resplendent all in white, diamante heels sparkling and being perfected by her “groomers”, is like going back in time. Entertainment News – Latest Celebrity & Showbiz News | Sky News ENTERTAINMENT SPECIALS:

U.K.’s National Film & TV School Returns to Production With COVID-Safe Shoots (EXCLUSIVE)

The U.K.’s National Film and Television School (NFTS) has successfully returned to production with some 60 films of varying lengths and genres, including graduation films, being shot since courses resumed in June. The first test project to shoot trialling the … Read more…

Busan Film Festival Delays 2 Weeks & Downsizes Significantly; No International Guests Will Be Invited

Organizers of the Busan International Film Festival have opted to delay the major Asian festival by two weeks due to ongoing COVID-19 related concerns. The festival will now run October 21-30. This gives it an extra buffer of time after … Read more…

Venice Competition Film ‘Never Gonna Snow Again’ Sells Into U.K., Italy, Germany (EXCLUSIVE)

Malgorzata Szumowska and Michal Englert’s “Never Gonna Snow Again,” one of the buzziest titles out of the Venice Film Festival, has found distribution in the U.K., Italy and Germany. Following what’s understood to have been a competitive process with wide … Read more…

Venice’s ‘The Disciple’ Producer: ‘Watch This Film, Pause and Ask Bigger Questions’

Chaitanya Tamhane’s “The Disciple,” the first Indian film in Venice Film Festival’s competition since 2001, is set across three different time frames. It follows an aspiring classical music performer, Sharad Nerulkar, played by debutant Aditya Modak, on a journey that … Read more…

‘This Film Is Sounding an Alarm.’ What Cuties Director Maïmouna Doucouré Wants Critics to Know About Her New Film

Maïmouna Doucouré did not imagine that her award-winning debut feature film—a coming-of-age tale drawn from her personal experiences—would spark international controversy and calls for a boycott. “For me, this film is sounding an alarm,” the French Senegalese director tells TIME, … Read more…

Cate Blanchett Proves “It’s Chic to Repeat” While Wearing 5-Year-Old Dress at 2020 Venice Film Festival

Some outfits are absolutely worth repeating. Earlier this week, Cate Blanchett stepped out for the 2020 Venice Film Festival opening ceremony. In one of the first red carpet… E! Online (US) – Fashion Police Special Tip Update!

‘Hopper/Welles’: How Producer Filip Jan Rymsza Pieced Together Another Lost Orson Welles Movie – Venice Film Festival

You wait the best part of 30 years for one and then two come along at once…Orson Welles movies. Pieced together from the 1,083 reels of footage for The Other Side Of The Wind (which debuted in 2018), Hopper/Welles is … Read more…

Cate Blanchett Proves “It’s Chic to Repeat” While Wearing 5-Year-Old Dress at 2020 Venice Film Festival

Some outfits are absolutely worth repeating. Earlier this week, Cate Blanchett stepped out for the 2020 Venice Film Festival opening ceremony. In one of the first red carpet… E! Online (US) – Red Carpet Blog FASHION UPDATE:

India Publishes Film, TV Production Safety Protocols for COVID-19 Era

India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has published a comprehensive set of COVID-19 standard operating procedures aimed at allowing the resumption of media production. India has one of the world’s largest film industries, with well over 2,000 films produced per … Read more…

Asian American Filmmakers Bring Their Uniquely American Stories to Bentonville Film Festival

For Lilan Bowden, portraying Bex in Disney Channel’s “Andi Mack” was the first time she played a culturally relevant role. The Taiwanese American actress quickly learned how much it meant for her community to see a multi-generational Asian American family … Read more…

Ruby Rose Admits Returning to Film ‘Batwoman’ Soon After Back Surgery ‘Wasn’t the Best Idea’

In a new interview, the ‘XXX: Return of Xander Cage’ star reveals her back injury played a part in her decision to exit The CW’s series, though she’s keen on returning to TV someday. Aceshowbiz.com – TV News BEST DEAL … Read more…

Hostage siege ends in Ukraine after President agrees to recommend 2005 Joaquin Phoenix film

An hours-long hostage siege ended in the Ukrainian city of Lutsk on Tuesday night after President Volodymyr Zelensky met one of the alleged gunman’s unusual demands — to endorse a 2005 documentary about humanity’s abuse of animals. CNN.com – RSS … Read more…

‘Disclosure’ filmmakers on the impact of trans representation in film and television

We talked to director Sam Feder and producer Amy Scholder about their latest documentary “Disclosure,” which explores Hollywood’s problematic history of trans and non-binary identities on screen. Read more… More about Mashable Video, Lgbt, Transgender, Disclosure, and Entertainment Entertainment BEST … Read more…

‘Hamilton’ Cast Celebrates Disney Plus Launch and Reveals Inside Secrets of Film

“Hamilton” fans rejoiced as Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical was finally released on Disney Plus on Friday, giving people the long holiday weekend to watch the groundbreaking performance. Originally released in 2015 on Broadway, the hip-hop infused musical about founding father Alexander … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Patrick Wilson Joins Halle Berry, Josh Gad in Science-Fiction Epic ‘Moonfall’

In today’s film news roundup, Patrick Wilson, Charlie Plummer and Miles Teller score roles in upcoming movies, and STX moves its Gerard Butler sci-fier “Greenland” back two weeks. CASTINGS Patrick Wilson will star alongside Halle Berry and Josh Gad in … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Winklevoss Twins, Greg Silverman Developing ‘Bitcoin Billionaires’ Movie

In today’s film news roundup, the Winklevoss twins are coming to Hollywood via a Bitcoin movie, the Newport Beach Film Festival announces its opener and Mutiny Pictures becomes a distributor. PROJECT LAUNCH The Winklevoss Twins — Cameron and Tyler — … Read more…

Anonymous Letter Slams China’s Government for Ignoring Film Industry Workers

A rare letter of dissent circulating online slams China’s government for failing to help film industry workers whose livelihoods have been shaken by prolonged coronavirus-imposed shutdowns. Written this weekend as China hit its 136th day since cinemas shuttered nationwide, the … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Sylvester Stallone Documentary ’40 Years of Rocky’ to Premiere Digitally

In today’s film news roundup, “40 Years of Rocky” gets a release date, Pierce Brosnan’s “The King’s Daughter” finds a home and the 2020 Lower East Side Film Festival unveils its programming. RELEASE DATE  Virgil Films has set a June … Read more…

Spike Lee Releases Powerful Short Film ‘3 Brothers – Radio Raheem, Eric Garner And George Floyd’

Filmmaker Spike Lee on Sunday debuted a new short film, 3 Brothers – Radio Raheem, Eric Garner And George Floyd, a compilation of the scene from his 1989 film Do The Right Thing featuring the death of Radio Raheem (played … Read more…

Women In Film LA Responds To Violence Against Black Americans, Says Its Time For ‘Systemic Change’

Women In Film Los Angeles released a statement in regards to the recent protests and demonstrations in L.A. and around the world against unjust violence against the Black community which include the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud … Read more…

Commercial Shoots Start To Pick Up As Restrictions On Film & TV Productions Begin To Lift

The commercial industry never stopped once the coronavirus pandemic hit and TV and film production shut down. As people hunkered down under stay-at-home orders amid skyrocketing numbers of infections and death, commercial endorsement agents were flooded with requests as major … Read more…

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, and Priscilla Presley are developing a sci-fi film franchise from the Almythea book series, which set in an alternate universe … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

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Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

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Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

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Amanda Seyfriend and the cast of SCOOB! share details about the film | Telemundo English

Telemundo English SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Netflix Film Publicity Vice President Julie Fontaine Stepping Down (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran Hollywood communications executive Julie Fontaine is exiting her post at Netflix, insiders told Variety. Fontaine joined the streamer in 2017 as vice president of film publicity, where she worked closely with a group of executives including motion picture head … Read more…