He will take over from Marion Döring as director of the European Film Academy starting in January. Matthijs Wouter Knol is stepping down after six years as director of the Berlin Film Festival's European Film Market. The Dutch executive will leave his current position as the EFM's boss in November. … [Read more...] about Matthijs Wouter Knol to Step Down as Director of Berlin’s European Film Market
Stardust — Based on the real kidnapping that inspired Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, 11-year-old Sally Horner must struggle to escape practiced criminal Frank La Salle as he forces her to travel across 1940s America for two years. Adapted from Tammy Greenwood’s acclaimed novel Rust & Stardust. Matthew Kaundart (Creator, Writer), Eric Cook (Producer, Executive Producer), Gina Resnick (Producer, Executive Producer) … [Read more...] about Independent Filmmaker Project Labs Going Virtual For 2020; 26 Projects Set For Three Programs
RELATED: Michael Fassbender Knows Why His Assassin's Creed Movie Bombed Assassin's Creed will reportedly start production in September, but that has not been confirmed. The movie is coming from 20th Century Fox and Ubisoft Motion Pictures. The franchise starter will reunite Michael Fassbender with Marion Cotillard and director Justin Kurzel, who all worked together on this year's Macbeth. Take a look at the poster and let us now how excited, or not, you are for Assassin's Creed and the possibility that Jonathan Hawk is coming to the big screen: … [Read more...] about Assassin’s Creed Movie Poster: Is Jonathan Hawk Coming?
"I count myself truly lucky to be working alongside the phenomenal talents of Miles Joris-Peyrafitte and Margot Robbie. Nicolaas Zwart has created such a brilliant and beautiful world that we cannot wait to bring to life." Filmmaker Miles Joris-Peyrafitte recently directed, co-wrote, acted in and scored the Sundance 2015 Special Jury Award winner As You Are. At the time he was 23 and one of the youngest filmmakers ever to be in competition at the festival. LuckyChap Entertainment is on a roll with several producing projects under their belt. They just wrapped production on I, Tonya with Miramax. The projects they have in development are Bad Monkeys with Universal Studios, Fierce Kingdom with Warner Bros. Pictures, and Marion alongside Donald De Line and Amy Pascal. Here's what Brad Feinstein, CEO of Romulus Entertainment, had to say in his statement. … [Read more...] about Margot Robbie Takes on Dust Bowl Drama Dreamland
Related Story Fan Bingbing Disappearance Throws Her '355' Casting, Other Film Projects & More Into Uncertainty The Middle Kingdom’s highest-paid actress disappeared without a trace, and speculation had been building for weeks that it might be linked to a tax-evasion case. A clue to her whereabouts came on September 6, when an article in Securities Daily, part of China’s state-run media, said she had been brought “under control and about to receive legal judgment.” The article then was deleted. … [Read more...] about Fan Bingbing Apologizes For Tax Evasion: “I Am Deeply Ashamed” – Update