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‘Fauda’ Director Rotem Shamir Commences ‘No Man’s Land’ Second Season in Morocco

Fremantle’s spy thriller and family drama “No Man’s Land” has been renewed for a second season and principal photography has commenced in Morocco. Rotem Shamir, winner of the Israeli Academy…

Oscars 2023 Will Include All 23 Categories Presented Live on Air (EXCLUSIVE)

All 23 categories will be aired during the Oscars 2023 telecast. Bill Kramer, CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announced the news exclusively to…

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Promotes Amy Homma to Chief Audience Officer – Film News in Brief

Long-time Academy Museum of Motion Pictures executive Amy Homma was promoted to Chief Audience Officer Nov. 28, Director and President of the Academy Museum Jacqueline Stewart announced. “Amy…

Michelle Yeoh to Receive International Star Award for ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ at Palm Springs International Film Awards

Michelle Yeoh is set to receive the International Star Award at the 34th annual Palm Springs International Film Awards in honor of the budding star’s critically acclaimed performance…

CMG’s Ventana Sur WIP Entry ‘Kayara’ on Hot Sales Streak (EXCLUSIVE)

Ventana Sur Animation! WIP title “Kayara” is on a hot sales streak, striking deals way in advance of its completion.  Three more pre-sales deals have been confirmed by…

Ventana Sur’s Proyecta Ramps Up Projects from ‘Memoria,’ ‘90 Minutes,’ ‘The Cow Who Sang…’ Producers

Aeden O’Connor’s “Sun Falls,” Manuela Martelli’s “The Meltdown” and Tomás Corredor’s “November” feature among 15 projects to be presented at Ventana Sur’s 5th Proyecta co-production forum, a wide-ranging…

Film Factory Swoops on ‘The Blue Star,’ the Anticipated Feature Debut of Spain’s Javier Macipe (EXCLUSIVE)

BUENOS AIRES — “Wild Tales” and “The Clan” sales agent Film Factory Ent has swooped on “The Blue Star” (“La Estrella Azul“), a fiction film inspired by the…

‘I lost it’: Will Smith recalls Oscars slap in emotional ‘Daily Show’ interview

Smith didn’t identify what troubles he was dealing with during the awards ceremony — but said a lot of things he had been feeling came to a head all at once.

Clarence Gilyard Jr., ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ and ‘Die Hard’ Star, Dies at 66

Clarence Gilyard Jr., an actor best known for starring in “Walker, Texas Ranger” and his supporting performance in “Die Hard,” has died. He was 66 years old. No…

Nigeria Plans for the Future With New Studio Spaces as Hollywood Investment Grows

To kick off their continent-wide promotional tour ahead of the African release of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” director Ryan Coogler and stars Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira,…

‘Woman King’ Leads Big-Budget Shoots in South Africa as Country Sees Production Boom

A host of big-budget studio productions, including Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible 7” and Viola Davis’ historical epic “The Woman King,” has given a boost to South Africa’s locations industry,…

‘Wednesday’ Showrunners Break Down Finale Twists, Tease Tyler’s Return and Reveal Season 2 Plans

SPOILER ALERT: This interview contains spoilers from Season 1 of “Wednesday,” now streaming on Netflix. Wednesday Addams cracked the case. Everyone’s favorite macabre teen made her triumphant return to…