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Ukraine, Co-Productions, Post-COVID Tastes on the Agenda at Sunny Side of the Doc

The ongoing situation in Ukraine, international co-productions and an examination of post-COVID audience tastes are on the agenda at the 33rd Sunny Side of the Doc. The international…

‘The Lehman Trilogy,’ Which Won Five Tony Awards, Set for Fandango and Fremantle TV Series Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

Italian playwright Stefano Massini’s “The Lehman Trilogy,” which just won five Tony Awards including the prize for best play, is set to become a high-end TV series to…

Allison Williams to Star Opposite Matt Bomer in Showtime Limited Series ‘Fellow Travelers’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Allison Williams has boarded the upcoming Showtime limited series “Fellow Travelers” alongside Matt Bomer, Variety has learned exclusively. The series was picked up at Showtime back in April with…

Fabula, Fremantle Tap ‘The Secret in Their Eyes’ Writer Eduardo Sacheri for ‘Santa Maria’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Pablo and Juan de Dios Larrain’s Chile-headquartered Fabula (“Spencer,” “A Fantastic Woman”) and Fremantle have tapped Argentina’s Eduardo Sacheri, co-writer of the Oscar-winning “The Secret in Their Eyes,”…

Trixie Mattel Show, ‘Book of Queer,’ ‘Generation Drag’ Lead U.K. Pride Month Celebrations at Warner Bros. Discovery – Global Bulletin

PRIDE “Trixie Motel,” starring drag legend and “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” winner Trixie Mattel, “Book of Queer,” “Generation Drag” and “Control” are among the new Discovery+ originals…

Gabriella Carriere Joins Fremantle as Group Head of Strategy – Global Bulletin

APPOINTMENT Gabriella Carriere has joined Fremantle as group head of strategy, reporting into Andrea Scrosati, group COO and CEO continental Europe. Carriere joins from Sky Italia where she…

‘The Bourne Identity’s’ Doug Liman to Adapt ‘Rise and Kill First’ for Story Syndicate, Abot Hameiri (EXCLUSIVE)

“The Bourne Identity” helmer Doug Liman is attached to direct the adaptation of a chapter from acclaimed nonfiction book “Rise And Kill First.”  It details how Israel’s Mossad…

Cannes’ Doc Day Lineup Includes Discussions on ‘Polaris,’ ‘Moonage Daydream,’ Indian Filmmakers

The Cannes Docs sidebar of the Cannes Film Market has announced the lineup of its annual Doc Day, which takes place on May 24. The day will open…

For 85 Years, Cinecitta Studios Hosted Cinematic Greats and Played Vital Role in Global Productions

Italy’s iconic Cinecittà Studios turn 85 this year and it’s never looked so young. The famed facilities, which in their Hollywood-on-the-Tiber heyday hosted sword-and-sandals epics such as William…

‘The Eight Mountains’ Directors Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch Discuss Cannes Competition Title, Debut Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

Friendship, mountains, growing up, and our changed rapport with the planet in the wake of the pandemic are the main elements in Cannes competition title “The Eight Mountains”…

Russian Director Kirill Serebrennikov Talks ‘Limonov, the Ballad of Eddie’ With Ben Whishaw (EXCLUSIVE)

Iconoclastic Russian auteur Kirill Serebrennikov (“Leto,” “Petrov’s Flu”) will be unveiling footage in Cannes from his new work-in-progress film “Limonov, the Ballad of Eddie,” starring Ben Whishaw as…

Ben Whishaw to Play Russian Dissident Eduard Limonov in New Film From Kirill Serebrennikov (EXCLUSIVE)

Versatile British actor Ben Whishaw, best known globally for playing Q in five James Bond films, has been cast in what’s bound to be the one of the…