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  • Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss Join Ben Wheatley's 'High-Rise'

    LONDON -- Welsh actor Luke Evans ("The Hobbit") and Elisabeth Moss have joined the cast of Ben Wheatley's "High-Rise," which is being produced by Jeremy Thomas' Recorded Picture Company. As previously announced, other thesps include Tom Hiddleston,...
  • A grave new world awaits in Edan Lepucki's 'California'

    A grave new world awaits in Edan Lepucki's 'California'
    In Edan Lepucki's debut novel, "California," young married couple Frida and Cal must navigate a post-apocalyptic landscape in a broken-down near-future. Lepucki focuses on the complexities of basic human emotions, testing allegiances and letting secrets...
  • The transformation of 'Planet of the Apes,' from book to movie legend

    The transformation of 'Planet of the Apes,' from book to movie legend
    Let’s give credit where credit is due. It was screenwriter Rod Serling who came up with the stunning ending to the original “Planet of the Apes” movie, which opened in 1968. You know the one: The character of Taylor, played with set-...
  • Tom Hiddleston to Play Hank Williams in Biopic 'I Saw the Light'

    "The Avengers" star Tom Hiddleston will play Hank Williams -- and sing the country music icon's songs -- in the independent biopic "I Saw the Light." Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment, Bron Studios and Creative Wealth Media Finance are producing and...
  • European Film Promotion Sets Global Agenda for Continental Indies

    Networking. Audience outreach. Opening up new markets. They sound like key words in an MBA program catalog, but those are three of the mandates of European Film Promotion. Founded in 1997, EFP is an international web of orgs from 34 European countries...
  • Berlin: Ewan McGregor, Tye Sheridan on 'Last Days in the Desert'

    Ewan McGregor and Tye Sheridan ("Mud") have signed to star in the indie drama "Last Days in the Desert" for Mockingbird Pictures and Division Films. Hanway Films is repping international rights at the European Film Market in Berlin. WME is handling...
  • Berlin: Tom Hiddleston to Star in Ben Wheatley's J.G. Ballard Adaptation 'High-Rise'

    BERLIN -- Tom Hiddleston, best known for "The Avengers" and "Thor: The Dark World," has been attached to play the lead in Ben Wheatley's "High-Rise," which HanWay Films is selling at the European Film Market in Berlin. The film, which is an adaptation of...
  • Berlin: Emma Watson Joins Ethan Hawke in Thriller 'Regression'

    Emma Watson has joined Ethan Hawke in The Wwinstein Co.'s upcoming thriller "Regression." Alejandro Amenabar is directing from his own screenplay. Amenabar's longtime partner, Fernando Bovaira, is producing for his company, MOD Entertainment, with...
  • Berlin: Altitude Distribution Adds Five Titles to Slate

    Altitude Film Distribution has added five titles to its first theatrical slate. The latest additions are "Love Is Strange," "Fruitvale Station," "The Nightmare," "All Cheerleaders Die" and "Bolshoi Babylon." "Love Is Strange," which receives its...
  • China B.O Strength Boosts Quota Chatter

    BERLIN - A strong start to the year at the Chinese box office has helped spark speculation of change to the regime that controls the import of foreign movies - two years after the last change to the quota regime. Any easing of the quotas would be...
  • Clive Barker to pen ‘Hellraiser’ remake with Doug Bradley as Pinhead

     
    Clive Barker has announced his intention to write a new script for a remake of “Hellraiser,” his 1987 directorial debut. […]...
  • 'Artful' by Ali Smith reads slapdash

     'Artful' by Ali Smith reads slapdash
    At least since whoever wrote "The Arabian Nights" invented postmodernism, we have been visited by metafiction — literature folding in on itself to address its own fictionality. At its best we get "Don Quixote," "Tristram Shandy," Jorge Luis Borges'...