QC is led by founding partners Sean McKittrick, Raymond Mansfield and Edward H. Hamm, and a team that includes Creative Executive Maya Rodrigo and Coordinator Okey Onyiuke. The multi-year deal covers scripted feature film projects and allows for QC to co-finance projects the company brings to the studio. … [Read more...] about ‘Get Out’ & ‘BlackKklansman’ Producer QC Entertainment Makes Multi-Year First Look Deal With Paramount Pictures
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That movie was the first trophy to be announced today 90 minutes into deliberation: In its long wake after premiering at Sundance back in January, Burnham’s middle school opus has already won him the Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director award at the Gothams as well as Breakthrough Actor for Elsie Fisher. Eighth Grade was also named Best Directorial Debut at the National Board of Review earlier this week plus the film has four Independent Spirit nominations for Best Feature, Best Female Lead (Fisher), Best Screenplay (Burnham) and Supporting Male Actor (Josh Hamilton). … [Read more...] about New York Film Critics Circle Awards Names ‘Roma’ Best Film, Alfonso Cuarón Best Director
EXCLUSIVE: James Bond has a release date for his next film, and he will soon have a director. We’ve known for months that Daniel Craig was going to return and finish his run as 007 with the one film commitment he has left on his deal, so that is hardly a surprise. While there has been published speculation about Dunkirk‘s Christopher Nolan and Baby Driver‘s Edgar Wright possibly surfacing as each did the press tour on those hit films, I’m hearing that the three frontrunners to direct the next James Bond movie are Yann Demange, Denis Villeneuve and David Mackenzie. Demange directed ’71, an electric 2014 thriller that starred Jack O’Connell as a British soldier left behind the lines in Northern Ireland after dark, who struggles to get safe. He is currently directing White Boy Rick, with Matthew McConaughey leading the ensemble.Villeneuve is coming off the Best Picture nominee Arrival and Blade Runner 2049, the Alcon sequel which will be released by … [Read more...] about Who’s On The James Bond Director Short List?
Monday was an atrocious day at the box office, and yesterday even worse, and you can see the results for yourself below. Not that Monday is ever a great moviegoing day (except whenever there’s a big event movie in the marketplace), but those movies in the top 10 dropped 70% or steeper from their Sunday results. Tuesday, given that it’s a discount move day, largely sees a spike over Monday’s numbers. That didn’t happen. While we’ve included the weekend theater counts, they’re not reflective of Monday and Tuesday’s business as several cinemas have closed. I’m told whatever cinemas in New York that were open Monday reported (both L.A.’s and NY’s forced closures went into effect Tuesday AM). Los Angeles’ box office figure were also included in Monday’s numbers below, through I hear theaters were pretty empty. … [Read more...] about Box Office Fades To Black As Coronavirus Shuts Down 4K North American Theaters Into May: Where The Studios Stand & What’s Next?
In 1988 Parker directed the civil rights drama Mississippi Burning, starring Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Director for Parker and winning for Best Cinematography. Parker also was awarded the D.W. Griffith Award for directing by the National Board of Review. The film was nominated for five BAFTA film awards, winning three. It also won the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. … [Read more...] about Alan Parker Dies: Towering UK Director Of ‘Midnight Express’ ‘Mississippi Burning’ & ‘Fame’ Was 76