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‘The Three Musketeers:’ First Stills of $75-Million Films Unveiled by Pathé, Chapter 2 (EXCLUSIVE)

Pathé and Dimitri Rassam’s Chapter 2, a Mediawan Company, have unveiled the first stills of their sprawling $75 million two-part European film base

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Cannes Film Festival Dives in the Fortnite Metaverse with Brut; Promo Teaser Unveiled (EXCLUSIVE)

Brut, Cannes’s new official partner, is bringing the world’s biggest film festival in the metaverse with Epic Games’ hit vidgame Fortnite. Under

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SND Boards Laetitia Colombani’s International Bestseller Adaptation ‘The Braid’ (EXCLUSIVE)

SND has boarded “The Braid,” an adaptation of Laetitia Colombani’s bestseller which is currently shooting in Italy, Canada and India with Kim Ra

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VFX/Animation Studio Tippett Expands Into Canada (EXCLUSIVE)

Berkeley, California-based visual effects and animation production company Tippett Studio, helmed by two-time Oscar winner Phil Tippett, is expanding

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Hot Docs Forum: ‘Heaven Through the Back Door’ Explores an Unconventional Friendship in Unconventional Ways

Artists and filmmakers Anna Fitch (“Survivors”) and Banker White (“Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars”) are preparing a multidisciplinary docu

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BBC Film Appoints Eva Yates as Director, Replacing Rose Garnett

Eva Yates has been promoted to the high profile role of director of BBC Film, a position previously held by Rose Garnett, who has moved on to indie st

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Venice to Honor Paul Schrader With Golden Lion for Career Achievement

The Venice Film Festival will honor U.S. director and screenwriter Paul Schrader, a key figure of New Hollywood cinema, with its 2022 Golden Lion for

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Comedy ‘How to Please a Woman’ Sold to U.S., U.K., Other Territories by Beta Cinema (EXCLUSIVE)

Comedy “How to Please a Woman,” starring “Veep” and “Bridget Jones Diary” actor Sally Phillips, has generated brisk business for Beta Cine

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‘Atomic Hope: Inside the Pro-Nuclear Movement’ Review: Uncritical Doc Empowers a Controversial Energy Solution

Among the many social movements that arose in the 1960s and ’70s, one just about everyone on the liberal spectrum could agree on was anti-“nuke.

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Standout Sundance Docs ‘Navalny,’ ‘My Old School’ Sell Wide for Dogwoof (EXCLUSIVE)

London-based documentary specialist Dogwoof has closed a host of sales for Daniel Roher’s “Navalny” and Jono McLeod’s “My Old School,” bot

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Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Hand of God’ Takes Top Honors at Italy’s David di Donatello Awards

Paolo Sorrentino’s Oscar-nominated autobiographical drama “The Hand of God” took top honors at Italy’s 67th David di Donatello Awards, winning

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‘Doctor Strange 2’ Star Xochitl Gomez Explains Why She ‘Might Cry’ Watching Her MCU Debut

Talk about a Sweet 16 to remember! “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” star Xochitl Gomez celebrated her birthday on April 29, and on Mo

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Benedict Wong Slams Trolls for Hating on ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Teen Star: ‘They Should Feel Deep Shame’

Benedict Wong is standing up for his “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” co-star Xochitl Gomez in the wake of homophobic language being

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The Oscars Delayed Uploading Will Smith’s Best Actor Speech to YouTube

Roughly a month after a chaotic Academy Awards ceremony ended, the full speeches from this year’s telecast were finally made available on the Oscars

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Roku Angling to Buy Piece of Starz in Bid With Apollo Group

Roku and private-equity firm Apollo Group have partnered on a bid to acquire a minority stake in Starz, the Lionsgate-owned cable network and streamin

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Amber Heard Suffered From PTSD Due to Johnny Depp’s Abuse, Psychologist Says

A psychologist told jurors on Tuesday that Amber Heard suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder due to physical and sexual abuse at the hands of e

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Filmmaker Awards Announced at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles

The 2022 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) has announced the winners of its annual filmmaker awards, with Aditya Vikram Sengupta’s “Once

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PBS’ ‘POV’ Acquires Environmental Thriller ‘Delikado’ Following Hot Docs Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

“POV,” the Emmy-winning PBS documentary series, has announced the acquisition of environmental thriller “Delikado” as part of its upcoming 35t

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Cast and Crew of Original ‘Star Trek’ Pilot Reunite for Virtual Set Recreation by Otoy

Making good on their promise to deliver a singular virtual fan experience, the cloud graphics company Otoy has mounted its first project under a sweep

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Sundance Announces Dates for 2023 Hybrid Festival

After two years of upheaval due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sundance Institute has announced dates for the 2023 edition of the Sundance Film Festiva

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