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Fremantle’s ‘Rock Island Mysteries’ Signed up for Second Season by Nickelodeon, Network 10 – Global Bulletin

ROCK ISLAND RETURNS Production is now under way at the Pinnacle Studios in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on the second season of Network 10 and Nickelodeon kids’ mystery adventure…

Pentatonix is going on a Christmas tour. We found last-minute tickets

The famed a cappella group Pentatonix is heading on their “A Christmas Spectacular Tour” from November through December this year.

Cara Delevingne told to ‘start masturbating’ in ‘Planet Sex’ preview

The steamy, NSFW trailer for the new Cara Delevingne sex documentary, “Planet Sex,” dropped on YouTube on Saturday. The BBC series will stream on Hulu.

Singapore Film Festival Adds Transgender Biopic ‘Baby Queen’ in Showcase Slot – Global Bulletin

OH BABY The Singapore International Film Festival (Nov. 24- Dec. 4, 2022) has added R21 rated biographical film “Baby Queen” to its lineup. The screening will also anchor…

Actor or Actress? Matsuoka Mayu Debates Japan’s Film Industry Attitudes With Kore-eda Hirokazu

Japan’s film industry is beginning to talk through some of its long-held ways of working. Ways that many say are no longer appropriate. At the Kering-sponsored Women In…

‘Tel Aviv Beirut’ Director Michale Boganim on Trying to Remain Neutral While in a War Zone

In the Tokyo International Film Festival’s competition section with “Tel-Aviv/Beirut,” Michale Boganim (“Odessa, Odessa,” “Land of Oblivion”) has directed a historical drama set against the backdrop of the…

Asian Cinema Is Addressing Humanity’s Challenges Better Than U.S, and European Film, Says Tokyo Festival’s Ishizaka Kenji

The Tokyo International Film Festival puts considerable store behind its Asian programming. But defining the definition of that sector, its health and direction are all up for debate.…

Sugita Masakazu on ‘Remember to Breathe’ in Tokyo Festival’s Nippon Cinema Now

  Screening in the Tokyo International Film Festval’s Nippon Cinema Now section, “Remember to Breathe” is director Sugita Masakazu’s second feature, following his 2014 “Joy of Man’s Desiring,” winner…

Participation at Online TIFFCOM Was Little Changed

Preliminary data from TIFFCOM, the rights market that accompanies the Tokyo International Film Festival, showed levels of market screenings and participation by companies and executives little changed from…

Milcho Manchevski’s Tokyo Masterclass Is an Uncompromising Mix of Ice and Fire

Milcho Manchevski perfectly performed the role of art house celebrity at the Tokyo International Film Festival on Thursday, when he gave a masterclass that was eloquent, humorous, defiant…

Comcast Sees Continued Headwinds in Q3 Cable As NBCU Ads Drop Post-Olympics

One of the nation’s biggest media companies is navigating its way through a challenging period, when two of its main flows of revenue have started to narrow. Cable-and-entertainment…

TIFFCOM: Pitching Contest Winners Announced

Shikano Yohei’s “Her Beautiful Sword” was on Thursday named as winner of the MPA Grand Prize at the 2022 edition of the MPA / DHU / TIFFCOM Pitching…