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Gravel Road Grabs Global Rights for Oscar Nominee Darrell Roodt’s ‘Greytown Girl’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Gravel Road Distribution Group has acquired world sales rights with producer Rani Sitaram to “Greytown Girl,” a romantic drama set in Apartheid-era South Africa from Oscar-nominated director Darrell…

Brigitte Bardot to Be Focus of Documentary From ‘Ma Vie en Rose’ Director Alain Berliner (EXCLUSIVE)

Alain Berliner, who directed the BAFTA-nominated and Golden Globe-winning “Ma vie en rose,” is in pre-production on feature documentary “Bardot,” about French actor, singer and animal rights activist…

IFC Films Buys Jessie Buckley’s ‘Hot Milk’ From HanWay, MUBI Strikes Multi-Territory Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

IFC Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights from HanWay Films on Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s “Hot Milk,” starring Academy Award nominee Jessie Buckley, Fiona Shaw and Vicky Krieps. Streaming service…

‘Yellowstone’ prequel ‘1932’ casts Helen Mirren, Harrison Ford

The series, which will introduce a new generation of the Dutton family, will premiere in December.

Film Industry Veterans Launch Ashland Hill Media Finance (EXCLUSIVE)

A trio of veteran film financiers and producers are launching a new venture. Joe Simpson, Simon Williams and Jonathan Bross are teaming up on Ashland Hill Media Finance,…

Kit Harington to Star in ‘Mary’s Monster’ About Frankenstein Creator

Kit Harington is set to star in Fulwell 73’s biopic of Mary Shelley, titled “Mary’s Monster. Variety first broke the news that the film was in pre-production earlier…

Chopard Celebrates 25 Years of Magical Moments in Cannes

In the 75-year history of the Cannes Film Festival, the competition’s highest prize, the Palme d’Or, has brought to light some of the world’s most innovative filmmakers. This…

With Morrissey and Bauhaus Headlining, L.A.’s Cruel World Festival Conjured Dark Magic in the Daylight: Concert Review

A sprawling all-day Springtime event celebrating the darker edge of ’80s music held under a brutal Southern California sun? It might sound antithetical, but the Cruel World Festival,…

Naomi Judd celebrated at ‘River of Time’ memorial service

Naomi Judd was celebrated with words and soaring music at a public memorial service Sunday that ended with her daughter Wynonna announcing that a tour planned for later this year would go on.

$25 Million U.K. Global Screen Fund Extended For Three Years

After a successful pilot scheme that supported more than 65 productions, including Cannes title “Enys Men,” the U.K. Global Screen Fund has been extended through the 2024/25 financial…

Naomi Judd Remembered at Emotional ‘Celebration’ by Wynonna and Ashley, Brandi Carlile, Bono, Oprah, Emmylou Harris and Others

One of pop culture’s most famous mother figures got a sendoff from her community at the Mother Church of country music Sunday, as Wynonna and Ashley Judd welcomed…

UPFRONTS 2022: The Full List of New Broadcast Series Orders (UPDATING)

The network upfronts are once again front-and-center for the television industry as major players gather in New York May 16-19 for the springtime ritual of presenting programming plans…