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Oscar Nominated Cinematographer Jost Vacano Reflects on the Pressures of Movie ‘Das Boot’ and the Duty to Fight for Your Vision

Jost Vacano, honored with a lifetime achievement award this year at the EnergaCamerimage cinematography fest, had his career breakthrough working with director Wolfgang Petersen on the 1981 hit…

How ‘Eternals’ Establishes the MCU’s First Gay Superhero and Same-Sex Couple in a Movie: ‘It’s Life-Saving’

SPOILER WARNING: This story discusses a single scene in Marvel Studios’ “Eternals,” which opens in theaters on Nov. 5. At the world premiere for Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” on…

Joan Rivers TV Series ‘The Comeback Girl’ With Kathryn Hahn Not Moving Forward (EXCLUSIVE)

Because of issues around the life rights of Joan Rivers, a limited series in which Kathryn Hahn would have played the legendary comedian, isn’t moving forward. The project,…

Wrangler’s ‘Rick and Morty’ Collection Brings Denim to the Multiverse

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Elizabeth Hurley Headlines ‘Christmas in the Caribbean’ From MSR Media

Elizabeth Hurley (“The Royals”) will star in romantic comedy “Christmas in the Carribbean.” Principal photography will commence this week in the islands of St Kitts and Nevis. The…

Fiona Lamptey, Colin Trevorrow Among BAFTA Breakthrough 2021 Jurors

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has revealed high powered U.K. and U.S. jury members for the 2021 BAFTA Breakthrough initiative, supported by Netflix. The…

Hello Kitty Gets New 3D Animated Series From Kids First, Amazon Kids Plus – Global Bulletin

ANIMATION Kids First will collaborate with Amazon Kids Plus on a new original kids’ program set in the Hello Kitty universe titled “Hello Kitty: Super Style!” The new…

‘Dune’ Ousts ‘No Time to Die’ From U.K. Box Office Pole Position

Warner Bros.’ “Dune” topped the U.K. and Ireland box office in its debut weekend with £5.8 million ($8.1 million), according to numbers from Comscore. In the process, Denis…

Singapore Festival to Return as an In-Person Event

The Singapore International Film Festival is to be held as an in-person event this year, after operating as an online-offline hybrid in 2020. It will open with Indonesian…

‘Crime Junkie’ Host Ashley Flowers Inks Exclusive SiriusXM Deal for Ads, Content Development (Podcast News Roundup)

In today’s podcast news roundup, Ashley Flowers and Audiochuck (“Crime Junkie”) ink an advertising and content deal with SiriusXM; NBA star Fred VanVleet sets the launch of his…

‘Lupin’ Star Omar Sy Reteams With Gaumont on War-Action Drama ‘Father & Soldier’ – AFM (EXCLUSIVE)

“Lupin” star Omar Sy is re-teaming with Gaumont on his big screen comeback with “Father & Soldier,” a politically minded WWI action-drama about family bonds and Africa’s forgotten…

Splice, SoundCloud Partner to Promote Emerging Creators

Splice, a leading marketplace for music creators, and streaming platform SoundCloud have partnered to launch a new program designed to promote emerging music creators. Dubbed Nova, its aim…