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Roger Allam

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  • TORONTO: Ian McKellen's 'Mr. Holmes' Finds U.S. Distribution

    In a pre-Toronto move, Miramax has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Ian McKellen's "Mr. Holmes" and will partner with Roadside Attractions on domestic theatrical distribution. The film, currently in post-production following a seven-week shoot in...
  • First Image of Ian McKellen in Bill Condon's 'Mr. Holmes,' Further Cast Revealed

    Bill Condon's "Mr. Holmes" has started to shoot, with additional cast announced, and the first image released of Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes at the age of 93. The movie, which will shoot for seven weeks on location in London and on the south coast of...
  • Cannes: Peter Brant Bets Well on Tommy Lee Jones' 'Homesman' (EXCLUSIVE)

    To finance "The Homesman," a 1850s Western drama playing in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Tommy Lee Jones turned to some of his closest friends. Jones sent his old polo-playing comrade Peter Brant a copy of the script for the movie...
  • Cannes Q&A: Keren Yedaya Pushes Boundaries With 'A Lovely Girl'

    The female characters in Keren Yedaya's films are never easy to watch. The Israeli helmer's first feature, 2004's "Or" (My Treasure), focused on the women of Israel's fringes, where poverty, misogyny and familial obligation all too often create a toxic...
  • Hollywood Calling for a New Generation of German Directors

    Martin Moszkowicz, who heads up film and TV production at Germany's Constantin Film and is its exec board chairman, recently has been getting a lot of calls from L.A. talent agents inquiring after Teutonic helmers. "There is strong demand for German...
  • Event Gives Emerging Talent Showcase at Cannes

    Germany has some of the best film schools in the world and during Cannes the work of some of its students will be showcased under the banner Next Generation Short Tiger 2014. Martin Scheuring of German Films, which organizes the program with the German...
  • Buzzy Irish Titles at Cannes

    The Canal Director: Ivan Kavanagh Production company: Park Films Cast: Rupert Evans, Antonia Campbell Hughes, Hannah Hoekstra Logline: Thriller that relates the sinister history of a home where a murder had taken place at the turn of the century. Status:...
  • German Titles Buzzing at Cannes

    German Productions/Co-productions in the Cannes Film Festival Competition "Clouds of Sils Maria," director: Olivier Assayas (France/Germany/Switzerland) "Winter Sleep," director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey/Germany/France) "Maps to the Stars," director:...
  • Ireland Lures More Productions With Bigger Tax Breaks, Better Facilities

    Last year, Ireland announced that it was upping the ante in the global contest for international film and TV shoots by increasing its tax incentive to 32% beginning next year. But production incentives alone do not a film industry make, as Irish Film...
  • CANNES: Baltasar Kormakur to Direct Michael Douglas-Ronald Reagan Film (EXCLUSIVE)

    Baltasar Kormakur, an Icelandic helmer-producer who's become one of Hollywood's hottest film directors, is in discussions to direct "Reykjavik," a historical drama chronicling the 1986 Reykjavik Summit which took place during the Cold War. Kormakur,...
  • CANNES: Roger Allam to Star in Comedy 'Hippopotamus' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Roger Allam has been attached to play the lead in comedy pic "Hippopotamus ," the feature adaptation of the bestselling novel by Stephen Fry. Highland Film Group is pre-selling the project in Cannes. The pic, produced by the Electric Shadow Co., will...
  • CANNES: Salma Hayek Presenting 'The Prophet' as Work-in-Progress

    Cannes Film Festival has set an Official Selection work-in-progress screening of the animated feature "Khalil Gibran's The Prophet" on Saturday. The screening will feature highlights from the film and be presented by producer Salma Hayek-Pinault and...