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New US Trailer for Dramedy 'Gaza Mon Amour' Starring Hiam Abbass

"The guy clearly likes you." Goldwyn Films has revealed the official US trailer for an indie dramedy from Palestine titled Gaza Mon Amour, the second feature by filmmakers Tarzan & Arab Nasser. It premiered at the 2020 Venice Film Festival last year, and it was submitted as Palestine's Best International Film entry for the 93rd Academy Awards (that were already held this year). Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works at the market with her daughter Le...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Gaza, Palestine, Venice Film Festival, Indies, Leila, Issa, To Watch, Foreign Film, Hiam Abbass, Goldwyn, Siham, Tarzan Arab Nasser, Salim Dau Maisa Abd Elhadi George Iskandar

Hellraiser Reboot Casts Female Pinhead

The upcoming Hellraiser reboot has cast actress Jamie Clayton as lead villain Pinhead. This new film will be the 11th in the long-running Hellraiser film franchise, which began with the original film in 1987. The new film is being directed by The Night House's David Bruckner, and will be released on Hulu in 2022. Producer David S. Goyer promises that this new Hellraiser will be "terrifying and amazing."The series' central villain is Pinhead, the leader of the Cenobites, which are extradimensi...
Tags: Entertainment, Tech, Serbia, Hulu, Clive Barker, Barker, Roswell New Mexico, Doug Bradley, David S Goyer, Jamie Clayton, Wachowski, Hiam Abbass, David Bruckner, Paul T Taylor, Stephan Smith Collins, Odessa A'zion Grand Army Brandon Flynn

'People want imperfection': Hiam Abbass on Succession, Ramy and playing complex women

She is enigmatic Marcia Roy in Succession, but as the Egyptian-American mother in the award-winning Ramy, she’s a hoot. The Palestinian actor examines her many-layered rolesYou would be hard pressed to find two TV characters in 2021 with less in common than Marcia Roy and Maysa Hassan. The former is the enigmatic, sophisticated wife of billionaire patriarch Logan Roy in the HBO hit Succession. While the series is dominated by huge personalities, she is a mysterious presence – albeit one who is d...
Tags: Europe, Hbo, Television, Drama, Film, Israel, Women, Life and style, Society, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Television & radio, Paris, Identity politics

‘Gaza Mon Amour’ Review: Coy Middle-Aged Romance and Bawdy Farce Mingle in Palestine’s Amiable Oscar Entry

The title “Gaza Mon Amour” carries threatening echoes of those cutesy auteur short anthologies (“Paris je t’aime,” “New York, I Love You”) in which assorted drifting souls find love in the same scenic city streets. Happily, Palestinian twin filmmakers Arab and Tarzan Nasser’s entirely self-contained feature is nothing so slick or glib, though it boasts […]
Tags: Reviews, New York, Paris, Gaza, Palestine, Arab Nasser, Hiam Abbass, Gaza Mon Amour, Tarzan Nasser

‘Gaza Mon Amour’ to Represent Palestine in Oscars’ International Feature Film Race (EXCLUSIVE)

“Gaza Mon Amour,” starring Hiam Abbass (“Succession”) and Salim Daw (“Fauda”), will serve as Palestine’s official entry in the International Feature Film category at the 93rd Academy Awards. Directed by Tarzan and Arab Nasser, “Gaza Mon Amour” is represented in international markets by the Paris-based company Versatile Films and has been officially selected by Palestine’s […]
Tags: News, Global, Paris, Gaza, Palestine, Venice Film Festival, Tarzan, Hiam Abbass, Best International Feature Film, 2021 Oscars, Gaza Mon Amour, Represent Palestine, Salim Daw Fauda, Arab Nasser Gaza Mon Amour, Versatile Films

First Trailer for Animated 'The Swallows of Kabul' Playing in Cannes

"Aren't we all already long dead?" Celluloid Dreams has debuted the first full trailer for French animated film The Swallows of Kabul, adapted from Algerian writer Yasmina Khadra's tragic tale capturing life in Kabul in 1998. The film is set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival coming up this month, and will then play at the Annecy Film Festival also in France. The emotional story follows two couples whose lives become intertwined: "one young and liberal, whose lives are at risk under the...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, France, Taliban, Animation, Kabul, Cannes film festival, Cannes, Yasmina Khadra, Mohsen, To Watch, Hiam Abbass, Annecy Film Festival, Swann Arlaud, Les Armateurs, Zabou Breitman Eléa Gobbé Mévellec

‘Blade Runner 2’ Scores ‘Sicario’ Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson

With the addition of Jared Leto last week, Denis Villeneuve‘s Blade Runner 2 finally finished casting. But we’re still learning about interesting hires behind the scenes. Recently, composer Jóhann Jóhannsson let slip that he’d be scoring the sci-fi sequel, having previously worked with Villeneuve on Prisoners, Sicario, and the upcoming Arrival.  According to Iceland Monitor (via The Playlist) Jóhannsson told RÚV radio station that he’d be composing the score to Blade Runner 2. Although this i...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Iceland, Ridley Scott, Jared Leto, Blade Runner 2, Sicario, Johann Johannsson, Villeneuve, Roger Deakins, Denis Villeneuve, RÚV, Rick Deckard, Leto, Johannsson

‘Blade Runner 2’ Adds ‘The Walking Dead’ Star Lennie James

The jury is still out on whether or not a sequel to Blade Runner is a good idea in the first place, but I’ll say this much: director Denis Villeneuve has been assembling a cast that certainly makes it look like a good idea. The latest actor to join the increasingly large ensemble is British character actor Lennie James, best known to audiences for playing Morgan Jones on AMC’s The Walking Dead. Although his role on that ever-popular zombie drama has made him known to much larger audience, Ja...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Amc, Walking Dead, Sci-fi, Los Angeles, Munich, Sequels, Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Blade Runner 2, Warner Brothers, James, Mackenzie Davis, Jericho, Robin Wright

Two more actors have joined the long-anticipated ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

The cast of the Blade Runner sequel is still growing. The newest additions are David Dastmalchian and Hiam Abbass, who join Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling in the upcoming Ridley Scott film. The post Two more actors have joined the long-anticipated ‘Blade Runner’ sequel appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Warner Bros, Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Blade Runner, Ridley Scott, Blade Runner 2, Movies & TV, Casting News, Hiam Abbass, Blade Runner sequel, David Dastmalchian

Munich and The Dark Knight Actors Join ‘Blade Runner 2’

David Dastmalchian and Hiam Abbass have joined the cast of the yet-to-be-titled Blade Runner sequel. They join a cast which already includes Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri, Mackenzie Davis, Barkhad Abdi and Dave Bautista. Find out more details after the jump. Dastmalchian played one of the Joker’s thug’s in The Dark Knight, Kurt in Marvel’s Ant-Man (pictured left in the photo above) and Bob Taylor in Prisoners. Abbass played Marie Claude H...
Tags: Hbo, Christopher Nolan, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Los Angeles, Munich, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sequels, Oscar, Hugh Jackman, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig, Hilary Swank, Warner Bros, Ryan Gosling

‘Blade Runner’ Sequel Adds Two New Cast Members

David Dastmalchian (“The Dark Knight”) and Hiam Abbass (“Munich”) are set to join the previously announced cast of Alcon Entertainment’s untitled “Blade Runner” sequel, starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. Other announced cast includes Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri, Mackenzie Davis, Barkhad Abdi and Dave Bautista. Denis Villeneuve (“Sicario”) is directing... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Blade Runner, Alcon Entertainment, Hiam Abbass, David Dastmalchian

Hiam Abbass and David Dastmalchian Board Blade Runner Sequel

Hiam Abbass and David Dastmalchian are the latest names to join the cast of the Blade Runner sequel Alcon Entertainment announced today that both Hiam Abbass (Munich, The Visitor) and David Dastmalchian (The Dark Knight, Ant-Man) have joined the cast of the upcoming Blade Runner sequel. The current ensemble also includes Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri, Dave Bautista and Barkhad Abdi. RELATED: Blade Runner Sequel Release Date Moves Up to Octob...
Tags: Movies, Ford, Showtime, Warner Bros, North America, Ridley Scott, Philip K Dick, David Lynch, Alcon Entertainment, Villeneuve, Sony Pictures Releasing International, Michael Green, Fancher, Rick Deckard, Frank Giustra, Hampton Fancher

Five Reasons to Still Live and Love the Middle East

A still from "Live, Love, Refugee" a photography exhibit by Omar Imam I'll admit I'm treading a narrow path between love and hate for the Middle East, at this very moment. My reasons? Well I've noticed a shift in the way women are treated as well as behave in certain beloved Arab worlds that shall remain nameless. Also, I can't help but feeling offended every time the word "infidel" is used these days. Because it is done in a serious tone -- not jokingly as this wonderfully named film did y...
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