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Netflix Africa Bosses Talk Originals, Co-Production Strategy and Expansion Plans: ‘We Can Only Go Forward and Spend More’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix’s top executive team in Africa plans to continue spending on scripted and unscripted content across genres until it unearths the big “Squid Game”-like show that captures global…

Locarno Repositions Itself as Forward-Thinking Filmmakers’ Hub

For its 75th edition, Switzerland’s Locarno Film Festival, long known as a global indie cinema temple, is looking to the future while repositioning itself as a forward-thinking hub…

Imax Revenue Jumps Thanks to ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ Quarterly Losses Narrow

High-flying blockbusters like “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” and “Top Gun: Maverick” lifted Imax earnings during the most recent fiscal quarter. Revenue at the company famous…

Lensing in the Holy Land: Israel Thrives As Prime Production Locale

Acre, Israel is a city of contrasts and multitudes. Perched on the country’s northern coast, skimming the teal blue Mediterranean, the ancient port town is a convergence of…

‘Indiana Jones 5’ Star Boyd Holbrook Says Harrison Ford Is ‘Ripping and Roaring’ in New Film

“Indiana Jones 5” star Boyd Holbrook admits he’s feeling “a little bit” nervous about fan reaction to director James Mangold’s upcoming installment of the legendary action-adventure movie franchise.…

Kate Winslet to Lead HBO Limited Series ‘The Palace,’ Stephen Frears to Direct

Kate Winslet is set to lead her fourth HBO limited series, with the premium cabler ordering the drama “The Palace.” Winslet will star in the series, which tells…

BAFTA Rejigs Voting for Performance and Director Categories for 2023 Film Awards

BAFTA has made key changes to its awards eligibility and voting rules for next year’s film awards, handing back more power to its voting members in the performance…

What’s With All the Early ’90s Alt-Rock T-Shirts in ‘Nope’?

Even in a fast-moving film like Jordan Peele’s “Nope,” there are some easter eggs you just can’t ignore — and one that has caught more than a few…

Armaan Malik Drops Single ‘Tu/You’ Top Indian Singer Reveals Musical Influences (EXCLUSIVE)

Armaan Malik, one of India’s top singer-songwriters, turned 27 on Friday and marked the occasion by releasing single “Tu/You,” a Hindi-language version of his Spotify charting English ballad…

‘Wolf Creek’ Producer Matt Hearn Backs ‘Penny Lane is Dead’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Matt Hearn, producer of “Wolf Creek,” one of Australia’s biggest genre exports, is backing “Penny Lane is Dead,” the feature debut of Australian writer-director and makeup artist Mia’kate…

‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Star Paul Wesley Discusses Playing Captain Kirk for the First Time: ‘It’s Not an Imitation’

SPOILER ALERT: This story discusses major plot developments in the Season 1 finale of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds,” currently streaming on Paramount+. One day in 2021, Paul…

‘Black Bird’ Is a Prison Drama Showcase for Taron Egerton and Ray Liotta: TV Review

Taron Egerton is at the center of Apple’s new drama “Black Bird,” a show that asks him, foremost, to be a reactive force. Tangled in the prison system…