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‘House of the Lost on the Cape’ Finds Way to U.S. Release, Crunchyroll Buys RightStuf – Global Bulletin

LOST AND FOUND “The House of the Lost on the Cape,” a Japanese animated movie which was an official selection at the recent Annecy festival will have a…

‘Infernal Affairs’ Marathon Set for Hong Kong Film Festival

A marathon screening of all three “Infernal Affairs” films has been announced for the much delayed 46th edition of the Hong Kong International Film Festival. The three films,…

How shocked victims hunted down the ‘king of revenge porn’: ‘I felt violated’

“He came after my daughter. He needed to be brought down,” one victim’s mom says in a trailer for the Netflix documentary “The Most Hated Man on the Internet.”

Disney+ Teams With ‘Stronghold’ Producer for First French Film Original

Disney+ has teamed up with Chi-Fou-Mi, the Paris-based banner behind “The Stronghold,” to produce its French film original, “Une zone à défendre.” The environment-themed thriller romance is set…

Steven Yeun to Co-Star With Robert Pattinson in Bong Joon Ho’s Next Sci-Fi Thriller

In a collaboration that feels tailor-made to excite Twitter, “Minari” actor Steven Yeun has been cast to star alongside Robert Pattinson in Bong Joon Ho’s next movie. Though the…

Taylor Sheridan Takes Over as Showrunner on Paramount+ CIA Drama Series ‘Lioness’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Taylor Sheridan is stepping in as showrunner on his Paramount+ series “Lioness,” Variety has learned exclusively. Thomas Brady (“NOS4A2,” “Hell on Wheels”) was originally attached as showrunner and…

Pulsar Content Sells Erotic Cannes Package ‘La Maison’ to Wild Bunch for Multiple Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

Pulsar Content has closed a raft of major deals on “La Maison,” Anissa Bonnefont’s erotic drama based on Emma Becker’s controversial bestselling novel chronicling the young author’s two-year…

Mike Myers’ ‘The Pentaverate’ Is Just the Latest Example of Netflix’s Blank-Check Bloat: TV Review

Watching “The Pentaverate” with the purpose of reviewing it gave me enormous sympathy for Wile E. Coyote trying to trap the Roadrunner while knowing, beyond a shadow of…

Evil side of ‘Swingin’ London’ laid bare in ‘Ridley Road’

The summer of 1962 might have arrived on the cusp of “Swingin’ London” in the UK — but not for the victims of rampant anti-Semitism and racism vis-a-vis the rise of National Socialism. That’s dramatized in “Ridley Road,” a four-part series which premiered last fall on BBC One and is now airing on Masterpiece on…

French Bombshell Bestseller ‘La Maison’ Gets Erotic Film Makeover with Ana Girardot, Rossy De Palma (EXCLUSIVE)

Pulsar Content has boarded Anissa Bonnefont’s erotic drama “La Maison” based on Emma Becker’s controversial bestselling novel chronicling the young author’s two-year undercover experience at a Berlin brothel.…

ITN Names ITV News Editor Rachel Corp as CEO, Replacing Deborah Turness

ITN, one of the U.K.’s leading TV production and news outfits, has appointed Rachel Corp as CEO. Corp will join on September 1, with current CEO Deborah Turness,…

‘Power Book II: Ghost’ Ups Luna Lauren Vélez to Recurring Role for Season 3 (EXCLUSIVE)

Luna Lauren Vélez has been promoted to a recurring role on “Power Book II: Ghost” at Starz, Variety has learned exclusively. Vélez originally appeared on the show during…