Israel

Josh Hartnett Starrer ‘The Fear Index,’ ‘False Flag’ S3 to Screen at Berlinale Series Market Selects

“The Fear Index,” starring Josh Hartnett, and the third season of iconic Israeli series “False Flag” will both screen at the Berlinale Series Market Selects, whose lineup was…

Cineteve Banks International Sales on Michael Haneke, Modern History, Global Forests Docs (EXCLUSIVE)

Cinétévé Sales, the global distribution branch of Paris-based production banner Cinétévé, has scored a raft of international sales for non-fiction projects presented at this year’s Unifrance Rendez-Vous in…

Jews Don’t Count? Helen Mirren ‘Jewface’ Row Over Golda Meir Portrayal Divides U.K. Entertainment Industry

In upcoming biopic “Golda,” Helen Mirren plays former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir during the 1973 Yom Kippur war, when Israel was invaded by a coalition of Arab…

Maya Vander may leave ‘Selling Sunset’ after her son’s tragic death

The real estate agent turned reality star from the Netflix series “Selling Sunset” is now on a mission to build her own brand following the loss of her third child.

Read Universal Music Chief Lucian Grainge’s New Year’s Memo to Staff

In the face of the many challenges faced by the music industry and the world in 2021, Universal Music Group had a remarkably successful year, building on its…

Sydney Festival Hit by Claims of Art-Washing Over Israel Sponsorship

Some thirty acts have announced the cancelation of their performances or attendance at the Sydney Festival, a major arts festival that started Thursday in Australia’s biggest city. They…

Oscar Season Travel: High-End Hotels Beckon Members Of The Biz

As we round the bend into year three of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s impossible to pin down how travel will shape up as we venture into awards season.…

Gal Gadot’s Cleopatra will be ‘sexy’ and ‘smart’ in new biopic

“I’ve watched all the Cleopatra movies throughout history. But I feel like we’re telling the story the world needs to hear now,” the “Wonder Woman” star said.

Denzel Washington Has Two Oscars But Zero BAFTA Nominations — Will He Nab His First for ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’?

Denzel Washington has two Oscars, a SAG award and over 270 other accolades. One honor he doesn’t have yet over his 40-year career is a single nomination from…

Denzel Washington’s Best Performances: From ‘Malcolm X’ to ‘Macbeth’

“Denzel” — like Bono or Prince, the sheer mention of the mighty figure doesn’t require a surname. The industry-given mononym implies adoration and respect; yet in selecting the…

Tom Staggs-Kevin Mayer’s Media Venture Buys Faraway Road, Producers of ‘Fauda’ and ‘Hit & Run’

The roll-up media venture led by ex-Disney execs Tom Staggs and Kevin Mayer has set its next acquisition: Faraway Road Productions, the Israeli entertainment company behind Netflix series…

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Lands Third-Biggest Global Debut Ever With $587 Million

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is turbocharging the global box office, generating a mighty $587.2 million over the weekend despite rising concerns about the Omicron variant of COVID-19. The…