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Ruth Wilson, Tom Burke’s Venice-Premiering ‘True Things’ Acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to “True Things,” Harry Wootliff‘s critically acclaimed sophomore film headlined by “The Affair” star Ruth Wilson and Tom Burke. The psychological drama world premiered at this year’s Venice and went on to play at Toronto and London film festivals. It marks Wootliff’s follow-up to her BAFTA-nominated and […]
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Needle in a Timestack Trailer Starring Leslie Odom Jr., Orlando Bloom, Cynthia Erivo & Freida Pinto

Lionsgate has released the official Needle in a Timestack trailer starring Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami…, Hamilton), Orlando Bloom (The Lord of the Rings franchise, Carnival Row), Cynthia Erivo (Harriet, Genius), and Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire, Hillbilly Elegy) in John Ridley’s sci-fi romance feature. The movie will have a limited theatrical release and will debut on Digital and On Demand on October 15, before becoming available on Blu-ray and DVD on October 19 (pre-order here). RE...
Tags: Video, Movies, Lionsgate, Sci-fi, BAFTA, Miami, Orlando Bloom, NICK, John Ridley, Janine, Freida Pinto, Ridley, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr, Leslie Odom, ComingSoon

Why Danish Hit ‘The Killing’ Has Never Been Seen on U.S. TV — Until Now

Danish TV drama “The Killing” was an international smash nearly 15 years ago, winning an International Emmy and a BAFTA award, and even spawning an English-language American adaptation that ran on AMC (and later, Netflix). But until this year, the original series had never been available in the United States. “The Killing” (or, in Danish, […]
Tags: News, Amc, Features, Netflix, United States, BAFTA, The Killing, Forbrydelsen, Topic

Argonauts Productions Boards Biopic on Feminist Poet Who ‘Set Iran on Fire’ – Rome MIA Market (EXCLUSIVE)

Greece’s Argonauts Productions has boarded “Forough: A Lonely Woman,” a biopic about iconoclastic Persian poet Forough Farrokhzad by BAFTA-nominated director Tina Gharavi (“I Am Nasrine”), ahead of its presentation in the co-production forum of Rome’s MIA market. The film follows the short and controversial life of Farrokhzad, a feminist icon who in the 1950s and […]
Tags: News, Greece, Global, Iran, Rome, Markets & Festivals, BAFTA, Forough Farrokhzad, Farrokhzad, Rome Mia Market, Crimes of the Future, Argonauts Productions, Tina Gharavi

Framstore Taps Disney Imagineering’s Michael Stein for Chief Technology Officer (EXCLUSIVE)

Framestore has appointed Michael Stein its new chief technology officer. Stein joins from Walt Disney Imagineering, the corporation’s theme park design and technology arm, where he was director of the technology studio. At Framestore, an Oscar, Emmy and BAFTA-winning creative studio that has worked on “The Suicide Squad,” “No Time to Die” and “The Crown,” […]
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BAFTA Cancels Los Angeles Britannia Awards for the Second Year Running

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ (BAFTA) annual Britannia Awards, presented by the organization’s Los Angeles branch, has been canceled for the second year in a row. No reason was provided for the cancellation of the awards, but they will return in 2022, the BAFTA said. “BAFTA Britannia awards will be a key […]
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Emma Thompson’s ‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’ Acquired by Lionsgate U.K.

“Good Luck to You, Leo Grande,” starring Oscar and BAFTA winner Emma Thompson and emerging star Daryl McCormack, has been acquired by Lionsgate U.K. The film is directed by Sophie Hyde (“Animals”) from an original screenplay by comedian and writer Katy Brand (“Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show”). Thompson (“Cruella,” “Nanny McPhee”) stars as Nancy Stokes, […]
Tags: News, Global, Oscar, BAFTA, Emma Thompson, Thompson, Nanny McPhee, Cornerstone, Lionsgate U.k, Sophie Hyde, Leo Grande, Good Luck to You Leo Grande, Daryl McCormack, Katy Brand `` Katy Brand, Nancy Stokes

Guillermo Del Toro's Nightmare Alley Loses Composer Alexandre Desplat

As Guillermo del Toro pushes to cut together his latest feature film in time for its December release, a new setback comes in the form of an exit. Two-time Oscar-winner Alexandre Desplat was all set to write the music for del Toro's noir thriller "Nightmare Alley," but the French composer had to back out of production due to scheduling conflicts. He is an early favorite to grab an Oscar nomination for his work on Wes Anderson's latest feature, "The French Dispatch," but the one-two punch of an A...
Tags: London, Movies, News, France, Fox, Munich, Paris, Wes Anderson, Bradley Cooper, Guillermo Del Toro, Oscar, BAFTA, Cannes film festival, Grand Budapest Hotel, Cate Blanchett, David Fincher

Andrew Garfield Eyes Supporting Actor Submission for ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In order to avoid splitting votes and allow for the possibility of netting two acting nominations this year, Searchlight Pictures will campaign Andrew Garfield’s performance as televangelist Jim Bakker in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” for supporting actor consideration, based on an invite that was sent to BAFTA voters for an upcoming virtual screening of […]
Tags: News, Awards, BAFTA, Oscars, Andrew Garfield, Jim Bakker, Tammy Faye, The Eyes of Tammy Faye

BAFTA TV Awards Reveal Dates, Introduce Eligibility and Voting Changes

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has confirmed the dates for its TV and TV craft awards ceremonies in 2022. The BAFTA TV Craft awards will take place on Sunday, April 24 and the TV awards will follow two weeks later on May 8. Nominees will be revealed on Wednesday, March 30 next […]
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The Best Movies Coming To The Criterion Channel In October 2021

"Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make!" Criterion is bringing grotesqueries and chills to your watchlist in time for Halloween! This October, the streaming service calls back to the early howls of horror cinema with a studio that churned out classic tales that would be told again and again and influence a genre for the next century and beyond. For those who have seen the Universal monster staples, perhaps something that hits closer to home is what gets your ghost. Criterio...
Tags: Europe, Movies, Carl Franklin, Mpaa, BAFTA, Danny Boyle, Akira Kurosawa, Jim Jarmusch, David Fincher, Krays, Cindy Sherman, Manoel De Oliveira, David Miller, John Carpenter, Elizabeth, John Huston

RBG Starts Streaming On Magnolia Selects In October — And We're Giving Away A Free T-Shirt With A One-Year Subscription

"RBG," the documentary about reproductive rights icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is officially coming to streaming service Magnolia Selects in October. To celebrate, we're giving away a discount for a one-year subscription to the streaming service alongside a free RBG T-shirt or tank top! How To Enter And Win An RBG Shirt "RBG" will come to Magnolia Selects for the first time on October 5, 2021, and to celebrate, fans have the opportunity to receive a special gift with purchase of a one-year subscript...
Tags: Movies, News, America, BAFTA, Alex Gibney, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Magnolia Pictures, Cool Stuff, U S Supreme Court, Golden Globe, U S Supreme Court Justice, Ginsburg, Luca Guadagnino, James Marsh, Julie Cohen, Betsy West

Enola Holmes 2 Adds Nine to Cast With Helena Bonham Carter to Return

After the confirmation of Louis Partridge’s return as Tewkesbury during last Saturday’s TUDUM event, Variety brings word that Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown) and Susan Wokoma (Chewing Gum) have officially signed on to reprise their respective roles of Eudoria Holmes and Edith in Netflix’s forthcoming Enola Holmes sequel. They will be joining previously announced leads Millie Bobby Brown, and Henry Cavill. As of now, it seems like The Hunger Games alum Sam Claflin is the only one from the first ...
Tags: UK, London, Movies, Action, Netflix, BAFTA, Streaming, Sherlock, Emmy, Henry Cavill, Helena Bonham Carter, Edith, Brown, Holmes, Tony, Tewkesbury

Daniel Craig Talks Almost Turning Down James Bond, His Successor and Roger Michell in New Interview

During a conversation with Edith Bowman at his BAFTA: Life in Pictures event supported by TCL Mobile, Daniel Craig reflected on his career thus far as his time as James Bond comes to a close with the release of “No Time to Die” on Oct. 8. During the interview, Craig discussed the long-standing belief that […]
Tags: News, James Bond, BAFTA, Daniel Craig, Craig, Tcl, Edith Bowman, Roger Michell, No Time To Die, James Bond His Successor

David Olusoga: ‘Black people were told that they had no history’

The historian and TV presenter on the story of former slave Olaudah Equiano and the significance of Black History MonthHistorian and broadcaster David Olusoga has been the face of a decolonial turn in British broadcasting that, in recent years, with series including the Bafta-winning Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners, A House Through Time and Black and British: A Forgotten History, has inspired new conversations about injustice in the story of Britain and Britishness in living rooms across the co...
Tags: Books, Television, Documentary, Culture, Britain, BAFTA, North Atlantic, Hodder Stoughton, David Olusoga, Olaudah Equiano, Life of Olaudah Equiano, History books, Equiano, Equiano Continue

Spencer Trailer: Kristen Stewart Stars in Princess Diana Drama

NEON and Topic Studios have released the official trailer for the Princess Diana drama Spencer, which is set to release on November 5 in theaters. The drama stars Kristen Stewart as Diana. The trailer features over two minutes of footage from the film. Check out the Spencer trailer below:  RELATED: Spencer: Princess Diana Drama Starring Kristen Stewart Sets Release Date “The marriage of Princess Diana (Stewart) and Prince Charles (Jack Farthing) has long since grown cold,” reads the officia...
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Claudia Winkleman: ‘Every September, I turn several shades of orange brighter, and off we go’

As Strictly returns for a 19th series, its host talks dream guests, turning 50 and the childhood trips that inspired her passion for art“Strictly Come Dancing is basically Christmas,” grins Claudia Winkleman. “It’s all about sparkle and kindness. It’s a snowglobe of a show. Even the make-believe baddie isn’t really evil. He’ll hate me for saying so but Craig Revel Horwood might be one of the loveliest men I’ve ever met.”The 49-year-old is, of course, the Bafta-nominated co-host of the hit BBC On...
Tags: London, Television, Bbc, Culture, Television & radio, BAFTA, Strictly Come Dancing, Claudia Winkleman, Craig Revel Horwood, Winkleman, Christopher Biggins

European Film Academy Chair Mike Downey Honored With Prague Lifetime Achievement Award

Producer and European Film Academy Chair Mike Downey is being honored with the Kristián Lifetime Achievement Award, at the Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest. The award will be presented at the opening of the festival on Friday by Oscar nominated and BAFTA winning British filmmaker Stephen Daldry. The honor is in recognition of Downey’s […]
Tags: News, Global, Prague, Oscar, BAFTA, Stephen Daldry, Downey, Mike Downey, European Film Academy

BAFTA Gives Boost to British Debut Films, Returns to Theatrical Release Eligibility With Updated Awards Rules

BAFTA has unveiled new eligibility rules for British debut movies that will widen the net for new filmmakers. For the first time, debut titles can qualify for the awards by screening at certain festivals, while debut films releasing internationally are now also eligible for BAFTAs. The Academy has said the changes are to ensure that […]
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Sony Moves Venom: Let There Be Carnage Release Up Two Weeks

Sony’s highly-anticipated sequel Venom: Let There Be Carnage is releasing two weeks earlier than its previous date, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will now debut on October 1 instead of October 15, opening against Warner Bros.’ Sopranos prequel The Many Saints of Newark and United Artists’ The Addams Family 2. RELATED: Venom: Let There Be Carnage Receives PG-13 Rating, Gets New Poster Venom: Let There Be Carnage sees the return of Tom Hardy “as the lethal protector Venom, one of M...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Action, Andy Serkis, Sony, BAFTA, Woody Harrelson, Newark, Sony Pictures, Tom Hardy, Comic Book, Hardy, Columbia Pictures, Marcel, Kelly Marcel, Riz Ahmed

‘I went to school drunk in a bikini’: how Sophie Willan turned her chaotic life into sitcom gold

She won a Bafta for Alma’s Not Normal – and that was just the pilot episode. As the full series launches, the ex-standup talks about growing up in care, getting the comedy bug in Ibiza and finally hitting the big timeEarlier this year, Sophie Willan went through an extraordinary run of extreme highs and lows. She was filming her sitcom Alma’s Not Normal, a project she started working on years ago, when her grandmother died. She had brought Willan up for part of her childhood and inspired a chara...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Children, Prostitution, Women, Society, Culture, Television & radio, Television industry, Social Care, BAFTA, Young People, Fostering, Ibiza, Alma, TV Comedy

Belfast Trailer Previews Kenneth Branagh’s Coming-of-Age Dramedy

Focus Features has dropped the official Belfast trailer for Oscar nominee Kenneth Branagh’s forthcoming coming-of-age comedy-drama film, featuring an all-star cast led by newcomer Jude Hill. The Belfast trailer, which you can check out along with the key-art, features a 10-year-old boy in Belfast as he spends his childhood amid the social tumult of the late 1960s, Northern Ireland. The film had its world premiere yesterday at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival, and is slated to arrive in theaters ...
Tags: Video, Comedy, Movies, Drama, Jamie Dornan, Northern Ireland, BAFTA, Judi Dench, Belfast, Kenneth Branagh, Dame Judi Dench, Caitriona Balfe, Golden Globe, Branagh, Orient Express, Ciarán Hinds

Venice Flexes Its Muscles as It Sets Stage for Global Awards Season

As the Venice Film Festival claws back 70% of its pre-pandemic registration numbers and lures a parade of Hollywood stars to the Lido, it seems festival director Alberto Barbera is right: Venice is well and truly back. And just in time, too. As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and BAFTA become more […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Global, BAFTA, Venice, Venice Film Festival, Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, Lido, Alberto Barbera

Director Steve McQueen Is Creating A Trio Of Documentaries About Pivotal Events In Black British History

Last year, "12 Years a Slave" and "Widows" director Steve McQueen directed the five-film anthology series "Small Axe," telling different stories about the lives of West Indian immigrants in London from the 1960s to the 1980s. Now McQueen has embarked on another ambitious series of films, this time in the documentary world.In September, Amazon will be releasing three documentaries from McQueen, each focusing on pivotal moments in Black British history that explore key themes and events depicted i...
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‘Downton Abbey’ Director Philip John Boards Toronto Financing Forum Project ‘Arrangements of Love’ (EXCLUSIVE)

BAFTA-winning Welsh director Philip John, whose credits include “Downton Abbey” and “The Good Karma Hospital,” will direct “Arrangements of Love,” the sole Asian project selected at the Toronto International Financing Forum, which sits alongside the Toronto film festival. The film is an adaptation of the bestselling 2004 novel of the same title by Indian author […]
Tags: Asia, Downton Abbey, News, Global, Toronto, BAFTA, Toronto International Film Festival, Funny Boy, Philip John, Philip John Boards Toronto Financing Forum Project, Toronto International Financing Forum

Sex Education’s Aimee Lou Wood: ‘I was in so much pain underneath it all’

As the high school comedy returns for a third series, its Bafta-winning star talks about stage fright, embarrassing scenes, and the torment that lay behind her desire to please peopleIn June, Aimee Lou Wood, 26, won a Bafta for best female performance in a comedy programme for her role as another Aimee (a teenager) in the hit Netflix show Sex Education, about a set of sexually active high school students, now returning for a third series. Even before the Bafta, Wood was always being stopped in t...
Tags: London, Television, Film, Eating Disorders, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, BAFTA, Sex Education, Bill Nighy, Wood, Aimee, Anton Chekhov, Stockport Greater Manchester, Aimee Lou Wood, Oliver Hermanus

BritBox September 2021 Schedule: New TV and Movie Additions

BritBox has unveiled its September 2021 lineup, including Season 11 of Vera, starring award-winner Brenda Blethyn (Kate & Koji, Secrets & Lies). The streamer will also be bringing UK-based events, such as The RHS Chelsea Flower Show from September 21-25, and Last Night of the Proms, the annual festival from the Royal Albert Hall. You can check out the full lineup below! RELATED: Exclusive Time Clip From BritBox’s Prison Drama Starring Sean Bean Available September 1 Vera S11 – Part 1 | North A...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Wales, Africa, US, Samsung, NHS, Chelsea, TV News, BAFTA, Streaming, Cardiff, Daniel Radcliffe, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Chelsea Flower Show

Spencer Teaser Trailer: Princess Diana Drama Stars Kristen Stewart

NEON and Topic Studios have released the teaser trailer for the Princess Diana drama Spencer, which is set to release on November 5 in theaters. The drama stars Kristen Stewart as Diana. The video features a minute of footage that gives a good look at what to expect. Check out the Spencer teaser trailer below:  RELATED: Spencer: Princess Diana Drama Starring Kristen Stewart Sets Release Date “The marriage of Princess Diana (Stewart) and Prince Charles (Jack Farthing) has long since grown co...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, Timothy Spall, Oscar, BAFTA, Diana, Sally Hawkins, Kristen Stewart, Sandringham, Spencer, Locke, Steven Knight, ComingSoon, Movie News, Pablo Larrain

Downton Abbey 2 Unveils Official Title For 2022 Theatrical Release

Focus Features has finally revealed the official title for Julian Fellowes’ upcoming follow-up to 2019’s Downton Abbey movie, which is currently set to arrive in theaters next spring on March 18, 2022. The Michelle Dockery-led sequel will now be titled Downton Abbey: A New Era. A new era begins. The entire Downton cast is back for #DowntonAbbey: A New Era, with Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West joining. See the film only in theaters March 18, 2022.
Tags: UK, England, Downton Abbey, Movies, Drama, Netflix, Downton, BAFTA, Julian Fellowes, Emmy, Elizabeth McGovern, Dominic West, Nathalie Baye, Michelle Dockery, Gareth Neame, Crawley

Spencer: Kristen Stewart’s Princess Diana Drama Gets Teaser Poster

NEON and Topic Studios have released a new teaser poster for the Kristen Stewart-led drama Spencer, which is set to release on November 5 in theaters. The Princess Diana film will open against Marvel’s Eternals. Check out the Spencer teaser poster below: RELATED: Spencer: Princess Diana Drama Starring Kristen Stewart Sets Release Date “The marriage of Princess Diana (Stewart) and Prince Charles (Jack Farthing) has long since grown cold,” reads the official synopsis. “Though rumors of affairs an...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, Timothy Spall, Oscar, BAFTA, Diana, Sally Hawkins, Kristen Stewart, Sandringham, Spencer, Locke, Steven Knight, ComingSoon, Movie News, Pablo Larrain