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Sky Studios Elstree Taps Noel Tovey as Managing Director – Global Bulletin

NEW HIRES Sky Studios Elstree, which will open later this year, has named Leavesden Studios sales VP Noel Tovey as managing director. Tovey (pictured above) has also previously…

‘Central Park Karen’ birdwatcher Christian Cooper lands new TV series

The black bird enthusiast was accosted by a white woman in 2020.

‘The Pink Cloud’ Sells to France, Germany, Japan (EXCLUSIVE)

“The Pink Cloud,” a feminist quarantine drama and flagship feature of Brazil’s new generation of female filmmakers, has closed three more major territories for Paris-based MPM Premium, sealing…

Shockers in the ‘Big Sky’ season finale — what you need to know

The season finale of “Big Sky” ties up several loose ends — and leaves other plot threads waiting to be stitched up when the series returns this fall. The episode, airing Thursday night, is titled “Catch a Few Fish” and there’s finally some resolution for Ren and Jag Bhullar (Janina Gavankar, Vinny Chhibber) regarding their…

‘The Eight Mountains’ Review: A Stirring, Sprawling, Epic and Intimate Tale of Friends in High Places

Mountains are not formed in an instant. Tectonic plates may buckle like the crumpling hoods of crashing cars, but it’s a collision that takes thousands of millennia to…

The deep secret Sissy Spacek and JK Simmons are hiding in ‘Night Sky’

You can’t go wrong with a project headlined by Oscar winners Sissy Spacek and JK Simmons — and they deliver the goods in “Night Sky.”

‘Scarlet’ Review: A Daydream Believer Makes Her Own Magic in Lovely French Romance

A slight but satisfying choice to open Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, Pietro Marcello’s “Scarlet” isn’t quite a fairy tale, although it certainly feels like one…

Film Factory Introduces Mar Targarona, Rodar y Rodar’s ‘The Cuckoo’s Curse’ to Buyers (EXCLUSIVE)

Barcelona-based Film Factory Entertainment has acquired international sales rights to horror-thriller “El Cuco” (“The Cuckoo’s Curse”), the latest film by “The Photographer of Mauthausen” and “Two” producer-director Mar…

Michael Winterbottom Set For ‘Promised Land’ With Douglas Booth, Irina Starshenbaum, Harry Melling (EXCLUSIVE)

British director Michael Winterbottom will start shooting his long-gestating “Promised Land,” a thriller set during the leadup to the 1948 partition of Palestine and the subsequent creation of…

Supergrass Lights Up the Wiltern in Long-Overdue Return to the States: Concert Review

No one told the almost 2,000-strong audience at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles that Supergrass were never as big in North America as they were in their…

‘Flight Attendant’ author Chris Bohjalian turns to Old Hollywood for new novel

In August 2019, “Flight Attendant” author Chris Bohjalian was at a matinee movie in NYC when the inspiration for what would become his next novel, “The Lioness,” out now, struck.

‘My next-door neighbor was the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski’

“You’re not supposed to grow up next to a murderer, but I did,” writes Jamie Gehring in “Madman in the Woods: Life Next Door to the Unabomber.”