Lara Pulver Signs With ICM Partners, Books Recurring Role In TNT’s ‘Alienist’ Sequel ‘Angel Of Darkness’

Lara Pulver Signs With ICM Partners, Books Recurring Role In TNT’s ‘Alienist’ Sequel ‘Angel Of Darkness’ Exclusive: Lara Pulver (Sherlock) has signed with ICM Partners for representation. Additionally the Oliver Award-winning actress has booked a recurring role opposite Daniel Brühl and Luke Evans on ...

Paloma Baeza to Direct “The Toymaker’s Secret” for TriStar Pictures

Baeza: BAFTA/YouTube Paloma Baeza is set to make her feature directorial debut. The BAFTA winner will helm fantasy story “The Toymaker’s Secret” for TriStar Pictures. Variety broke the news. A ...

Canal+ Snags Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sandra Oh Drama ‘Killing Eve’ (Exclusive)

Endeavor Content has sealed one of the most significant drama deals of this year’s MipTV, selling the Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Sandra Oh series “Killing Eve” to pay-tv giant Canal+ in France. The ...

Film4 appoints Ollie Madden as head of creative

Cassandra Carias also joins business affairs team. Ollie Madden has been appointed as head of creative at Film4, joining from Kudos where he was executive producer. He replaces Rose Garnett who left ...

Humans Renewed for a Third Season by AMC, Channel 4, and Kudos

If you're a fan of the eerie artificial intelligence featured on the TV series Humans, then you'll be pleased to know that AMC, Channel 4, and Kudos have renewed the series for an eight-episode third ...

Rising star Florence Pugh stars in brooding trailer for Lady Macbeth

Author: Zehra Phelan You could be forgiven in thinking, with a title such as Lady Macbeth, we are about to get yet another film adaptation based on Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth and in particular his ...

Former Pinewood and CinemaNX executive Steve Christian dies aged 53

Former Pinewood and CinemaNX executive Steve Christian dies aged 53 Industry veteran, co-producer of Fox’s upcoming untitled A.A. Milne biopic, died suddenly at home last weekend. UK producer-financier Steve Christian has died unexpectedly at home aged 53. Former ...

'Lady Macbeth' funder Creative England appoints head of film

Exclusive: Former Film London executive joins UK funder which is riding high following Toronto successes. UK funder Creative England, whose previous credits include 45 Years and Spooks: The Greater ...

Protagonist scores key 'Lady Macbeth' sales

Protagonist scores key 'Lady Macbeth' sales Altitude Film has taken UK on the Tiff premeire, Kmbo has taken France rights. Sales agent Protagonist Pictures has racked up a series of sales on William Oldroyd’s feature debut Lady Macbeth, which ...

Protagonist takes on Toronto title 'Lady Macbeth'

Protagonist takes on Toronto title 'Lady Macbeth' British drama to world premiere at Tiff. Protagonist Pictures has taken on worldwide sales rights to Lady Macbeth, the debut feature from theatre director William Oldroyd, which will receive its ...

Film4 hires Pinewood Pictures executive

Exclusive: Pinewood’s former head of production appointed production finance executive. Film4 has hired former Pinewood Pictures head of production Nicky Earnshaw as production finance executive. ...

Where Are the Women?: crunching the numbers

• only 22% of 2015’s movies had female protagonists • best and worst representations of women on film in 2015 (and the average Watw score for the year) • critics are slightly more likely to rate a ...

Eddie the Eagle movie review: white man can’t jump, much

Yet another celebration of an overconfident mediocre white man as charming, heroic, and worthy of emulation. It’s inspirational! I’m “biast” (pro): nothing I’m “biast” (con): nothing (what is this ...

Rob Zombie's '31' Gets Fall Release Date

Saban Films is acquiring North American distribution rights to horror thriller 31, the latest film from visionary mastermind Rob Zombie (House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil's Rejects Halloween and Lords ...

Creative England head of film steps down

Exclusive: Challenges mount at UK funding agency as Caroline Cooper Charles hands in notice. Creative England head of film Caroline Cooper Charles is to step down after handing in her notice at the ...

Creative England responds to concerns over cuts

Creative England responds to concerns over cuts Exclusive: Creative industries agency taps into reserve to ensure effective delivery of services. Since its contentious launch in 2011 UK creative industries financier Creative England has proven a ...

High-Rise: 10 Towering Tower Block Movies

Pexels Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of J G Ballard’s High-Rise takes the lift to cinemaland this week, hoping to challenge and freak out audiences with its mix of social satire and outrageous content. ...

Risen movie review: when habeas corpus gets weird

Initially intriguing detective tale of ancient Rome hops genres into fantasy, with a strange manic-preacher-dream-boy seduction of its pragmatic protagonist. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing I’m “biast” ...

Creative England parts with senior film executive

Creative England parts with senior film executive Exclusive: 45 Years, Spooks: The Greater Good executive Richard Holmes made redundant amid company cuts. Creative England’s senior film executive for production Richard Holmes has been made redundant ...

Pinewood Pictures appoints MD

Former Rocket Pictures exec joins as studio also promotes commercial director. Yu-Fai Suen has been appointed managing director of Pinewood Studio’s production arm Pinewood Pictures. Yu-Fai, who ...

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