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  • Wes Anderson Talks About His 'Grand' Influences

    How do you get to the Grand Budapest Hotel? To be sure you will not find it on Trip Advisor, or on any maps of the region. Ditto the kingdom of Zubrowka, within whose borders it purportedly lies. But if you first travel to that beleaguered republic of...
  • Jesse Owens Biopic Finds Its Leading Man (EXCLUSIVE)

    British actor John Boyega will portray Olympic athlete Jesse Owens in the biopic "Race," with shooting set to start in May in Berlin and Montreal. Forecast Pictures' Jean Charles Levy and ID+'s Luc Dayan made the announcement Friday. "Race" will be...
  • BermanBraun Relaunches as Whalerock Industries

    Lloyd Braun has restructured his BermanBraun operation now that the Berman part of the equation has left the MGM-based shingle. The company's new moniker is Whalerock Industries. BermanBraum film topper Andrew Mittman has been upped to president of the...
  • Films Boutique Adds Several Pix to Berlin Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Jean-Christophe Simon's Berlin-based sales house Films Boutique has added a string of high-profile pics to its Berlin sales slate, including Susan Sarandon-starrer "Ping Pong Summer" and Daniel Ribeiro's "The Way He Looks," which world premieres...
  • Beta's Box Office Hit 'The Physician' to Make Market Bow in Berlin

    LONDON -- Beta Cinema is gearing up for a busy Berlinale with the competition titles "Stations of the Cross" and "Jack," the Panorama Special entry "Stereo," and the market premiere of flagship production "The Physician," which has proven to be a B.O. hit...
  • 'Attack the Block' Star John Boyega Joins '24: Live Another Day'

    John Boyega, star of 2011 British monster movie "Attack the Block," is set to join Fox's event series "24: Live Another Day" in a recurring arc. The show premieres May 5 and is the next chapter in the "24" franchise, from 20th TV, Imagine TV and Teakwood...
  • Gail Berman Exits BermanBraun

    Gail Berman is leaving the production company she founded in 2007. The former Fox Broadcasting Co. chief issued a statement Wednesday saying she is exiting BermanBraun, which she started seven years ago with partner Lloyd Braun, to jump on a new...
  • In Theory: Who is God rooting for this Super Bowl?

    According to a study by the Public Religion Research Institute, "football fans are more likely than other sports fans to report praying to God (33% vs. 21%). They also are more apt to believe their team has been cursed (31% vs. 18%), and to perform...
  • Berlin Market Grows as Indies Seek Heat for Bigger-Budget Pics

    The Berlin festival may not unspool on a sunny beach, but the European Film Market, which runs alongside the fest, is becoming much more like Cannes and the American Film Market -- at least when it comes to serving as a launching pad for major movies....
  • Berlin: American Indies Crash Film Market

    As buyers and sellers touch down in Berlin, the high-end pics in the European Film Market are now moving in two directions: cast-driven action thrillers and older-skewing prestige dramas with stars attached, budgeted around $20 million-$30 million....
  • International Star You Should Know: John Boyega

    INITIAL 'ATTACK' Boyega, 21, starred in 2011's Brit cult hit "Attack the Block," which grossed $4 million in the U.K., and recently made a splash at Sundance as the star of "Imperial Dreams," in which he plays an ex-con and aspiring writer trying to...
  • Eliza Dushku, Bradley Whitford, Joel David Moore Join Gregg Allman Biopic (EXCLUSIVE)

    Eliza Dushku, Bradley Whitford and Joel David Moore have signed on for the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider." The Exchange is selling international rights in Berlin. Shooting is expected to start Feb. 24 in Savannah, Ga. Tyson Ritter, the lead...