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Plan to help freelancers in creative industries unveiled

17 July 2017 4:24 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Report by Creative Industries Federation highlights the difficulties facing freelancers.

The Creative Industries Federation published a report today (17th July) which aims to improve the working lives of freelancers in Britain’s creative industries.

The document draws on evidence from 700 freelancers and around 50 organisations that use them. According to the report, 47% of workers in the creative industries are freelance, compared to 15% across the UK workforce as a whole.

Actress Imelda Staunton spoke at the launch of the new initiative at the National Theatre in London this morning. Samuel West, Stephen Frears, Al Kennedy and Sophie Kinsella have also backed the report.

The report highlights practical issues, from tax returns to affordable workspace, where government could act to make a difference. It also challenges the sector to tackle bad practices such as late payments and the prevalence of unpaid work.

It also suggests that last week’s Taylor review into the ‘gig economy’ did not take into account »

- orlando.parfitt@screendaily.com (Orlando Parfitt)

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Jodie Whittaker Announced as the Thirteenth Doctor on Doctor Who

16 July 2017 1:59 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Today is a big day for Doctor Who fans, as actress Jodie Whittaker has officially been announced as the Thirteenth Time Lord on the long-running BBC series, with Peter Capaldi making his bow as the 12th Doctor during this year's Christmas special:

Press Release (via The Futon Critic): New York - July 16, 2017 - The BBC and BBC America today announced to the world that Jodie Whittaker will be the new Doctor Who. She will be the Thirteenth Time Lord and take over from Peter Capaldi who leaves the global hit show at Christmas.

New head writer and executive producer Chris Chibnall who takes over from Steven Moffat on the next series made the decision to cast the first ever woman in the iconic role.

Jodie Whittaker says: "I'm beyond excited to begin this epic journey - with Chris and with every Whovian on this planet. It's more than an honor to play the Doctor. »

- Derek Anderson

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Trailer Watch: Imelda Staunton Starts Over in “Finding Your Feet”

11 July 2017 10:01 AM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Finding Your Feet

“I’ve been planning our retirement for the last 35 years,” Sandra (Imelda Staunton) tells a guest at her husband’s retirement party in a trailer for “Finding Your Feet.” But the best laid plans often go awry — and give way to gut-bunching discoveries about just how brutal life can be. Sandra has spent decades dreaming of a future with her husband that will never come. While celebrating his long-anticipated unemployment, Sandra walks in on him kissing another woman. He’s been having an affair with her best friend. Sandra is left to “find her feet” in life apart from him.

Co-written by Meg Leonard, “Finding Your Feet” sees uptight, snobby Sandra moving in with Bif (Celia Imrie), her estranged bohemian sister. The plot is reminiscent of “Blue Jasmine,” which earned Cate Blanchett an Oscar. But “Finding Your Feet” looks like a decidedly less dark comedy. Unlike the protagonist of “Blue Jasmine,” Sandra isn’t on the verge of a nervous breakdown. She seems daunted by the prospect of saying goodbye to her husband, but as she quickly finds out, “this could be the best thing to ever happen to [her],” at least according to Bif.

The trailer shows how Sandra re-discovers her love of dancing, and while she has difficulty being vulnerable — “I can’t just open up like a lotus flower,” she says — Sandra seems like she’s becoming more confident every day.

Finding Your Feet” opens in the UK October 3. No word on a U.S. release date yet.

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- Laura Berger

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Imelda Staunton in UK Trailer for Romantic Comedy 'Finding Your Feet'

10 July 2017 8:30 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"I'm not like you, Bif, I can't just open up like a lotus flower." Entertainment One in the UK has debuted an official trailer for the filming Finding Your Feet, directed by Richard Loncraine. The romantic comedy stars acclaimed actress Imelda Staunton as a "middle class, judgmental snob" who discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend. So she moves in with her estranged, bohemian, older sister Bif, played by Celia Imrie, and is dragged along to her community dance class where she starts to find some romance again. The full cast includes Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley, David Hayman, and John Sessions. This seems like an amusing, charming film with a superb performance from Staunton. Have fun. Here's the first trailer (+ UK poster) for Richard Loncraine's Finding Your Feet, direct from YouTube: On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob (Imelda Staunton) discovers »

- Alex Billington

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Imelda Staunton and Timothy Spall start over in trailer for Finding Your Feet

10 July 2017 6:51 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Zehra Phelan

The feel-good trailer for upcoming British production, Finding Your Feet starring Imelda Staunton, proves there is still life to be lived in your Golden Years.

Teaming up a cast of Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley, John Sessions, Josie Lawrence and David Hayman, director Richard Loncraine has brought together the cream of veteran wholesome comedy project that oozes grand old British values in Finding Your Feet.

The trailer focuses on the middle-class Sandra (Staunton) as she forces herself on her sister Bif (Imrie), who lives on a council estate, in an attempt to start her life over after she discovers her husband’s betrayal in having an affair with her best friend. Almost strangers as sisters, the pair are given the opportunity to get to know each other again via geriatric dance classes, dating and travel. It’s a tale of self-discovery and learning to »

- Zehra Phelan

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Poster and trailer for British comedy Finding Your Feet

8 July 2017 10:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Entertainment One has debuted the first poster and trailer for director Richard Loncraine’s upcoming comedy Finding Your Feet which stars Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley, John Sessions, and David Hayman; take a look below…

When ‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott (Imelda Staunton) discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair with her best friend, she seeks refuge with her estranged, bohemian, older sister Bif (Celia Imrie). Sandra couldn’t be more different to her outspoken, serial dating, free spirited sibling.

But it turns out different is just what Sandra needs and she reluctantly lets Bif drag her along to her community dance class, where gradually she starts finding her feet… and romance.

Finding Your Feet is set for release on October 3rd. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Rupert Evans

5 July 2017 7:30 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Rupert Evans is an English actor who was born in Staffordshire in 1977. Having graduated from Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, Rupert Evans started his career working mainly in television. Notably in British costume dramas such as ‘Sons & Lovers’ starring Sarah Lancashire and Hugo Speer, North and South, ‘Crime and Punishment’ and ‘Fingersmith’ with Imelda Staunton and Charles Dance. Currently Evans is known for playing Frank Frink in the Amazon series “Man in the High Castle.” While many of his roles are well-known, there are many interesting facts about this talented celebrity that not many people know. Here

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Rupert Evans »

- Nat Berman

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Disney's Newsies, My Neighbor Totoro and Deconstructing the Beatles make our July Events list!

30 June 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Disney's Newsies, My Neighbor Totoro and Deconstructing the Beatles make our July Events list!Disney's Newsies, My Neighbor Totoro and Deconstructing the Beatles make our July Events list!Scott Goodyer6/30/2017 10:01:00 Am

It's no secret that we at Cineplex adore movies. But there are plenty of other reasons to visit our theatres - every month we bring special features and old classics to the big screen as part of Cineplex Events programming. Check out some highlights from our July Events list below.

For full details and showtimes for each event, click on their titles! The Old Vic's The Crucible - July 2nd

From London's West EndRichard Armitage stars in Arthur Miller’s classic American drama, based on Salem’s infamous witch trials, brought vividly to life in this visceral new production by internationally acclaimed director Yaël Farber.

In a small tight-knit community in Salem, Massachusetts, personal grievances collide with lust and superstition, »

- Scott Goodyer

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Save ‘Underground,’ And Don’t Piss Off David Simon — The Week in Showrunner Tweets

2 June 2017 5:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

One fascinating aspect of today’s media landscape is that many creators and executive producers enjoy using Twitter to engage with their audiences, share behind-the-scenes information about their shows, chat about politics, and otherwise communicate about what matters to them. So, each week, we’ll compile some of our favorite exchanges representing the wide variety of discourse seen on social media.

Read More: Mindy Kaling Has Some Thoughts on Hugh Jackman’s Career

This week: “BoJack Horseman” reveals its Fyc campaign (and it’s pretty great), while “Underground” fights for a new home and showrunners celebrate Jessica Chastain.

#UndergroundOnNetflix

The disappointing news that Wgn America will not be green-lighting a third season of “Underground” led to social media calls for other services and networks to pick up the series.

One person who thinks that sounds like a great idea? “Dear White People” creator Justin Simien, who even made sure to »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Save ‘Underground,’ And Don’t Piss Off David Simon — The Week in Showrunner Tweets

2 June 2017 5:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

One fascinating aspect of today’s media landscape is that many creators and executive producers enjoy using Twitter to engage with their audiences, share behind-the-scenes information about their shows, chat about politics, and otherwise communicate about what matters to them. So, each week, we’ll compile some of our favorite exchanges representing the wide variety of discourse seen on social media.

Read More: Mindy Kaling Has Some Thoughts on Hugh Jackman’s Career

This week: “BoJack Horseman” reveals its Fyc campaign (and it’s pretty great), while “Underground” fights for a new home and showrunners celebrate Jessica Chastain.

#UndergroundOnNetflix

The disappointing news that Wgn America will not be green-lighting a third season of “Underground” led to social media calls for other services and networks to pick up the series.

One person who thinks that sounds like a great idea? “Dear White People” creator Justin Simien, who even made sure to »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Paddington 2 Trailer Has the Iconic Bear Going Back to Work

30 May 2017 10:44 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Just days after The Weinstein Company set a January 2018 release date for the upcoming sequel Paddington 2, the studio had unveiled the first teaser trailer for this upcoming sequel. Along with the trailer, The Weinstein Company has also unveiled the first nine photos featuring Paddington Bear, along with a first look at new characters Knuckles McGinty (Brendan Gleeson), Phoenix Buchanan (Hugh Grant) and the returning members of the Brown family.

The Weinstein Company debuted this new trailer earlier today, which opens with Paddington Bear starting his new job as a window cleaner, but it doesn't go too well. After realizing that he can't lift the bucket of soapy water needed to clean these windows up the ladder, he devises a pulley system of sorts, which doesn't work out as planned for this beloved bear. This trailer also gives us a glimpse of Peter Capaldi's Mr. Curry, who returns from the original movie, »

- MovieWeb

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Paddington Tries Washing Windows in Sequel’s First Trailer (Watch)

30 May 2017 7:41 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paddington is back with his usual slapstick as a less-than-successful window washer in the first teaser trailer for the sequel.

The well-intentioned bear faces the task of getting a heavy bucket of water up a ladder, but winds up with the bucket on his head. “You’re aware that a bear is on your roof?” a constable inquires of a local resident.

Paddington 2” stars Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris, and Brendan Gleeson. Ben Whishaw and Imelda Staunton, who provide the voices of Paddington and Aunt Lucy, also reprise their roles.

The original “Paddington” opened in late 2014 and grossed nearly $270 million worldwide, including $76.2 million in the U.S. and $59.5 million in the U.K. The much-loved talking bear, who comes from Peru and loves marmalade, is based on a series of children’s books by Michael Bond that launched in 1958.

The sequel follows the bear, »

- Dave McNary

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First Teaser for ‘Paddington 2’ Continues the Adventure of an Adorable Bear

30 May 2017 5:12 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Re-injecting the “family film” genre with some wit, joy, and all-around delight, Paddington emerged as one of the biggest surprises of the last few years. Thanks to the success of the adorable bear-led feature, a sequel is now around the corner and ahead of a U.K. release later this year and a U.S. release in early 2018, the first teaser trailer has now arrived.

Featuring newcomers Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson, along with the returning Ben Whishaw, Imelda Staunton, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris, and Samuel Joslin, director Paul King has returned to direct. This time around, we follow our favorite bear as he attempts to purchase a present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, but when it gets stolen, he goes to track down the thief.

In this first teaser, we can see some more lovable hijinks ensue as the cast of characters, »

- Jordan Raup

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First Teaser Trailer for the Return of the Lovable Bear in 'Paddington 2'

30 May 2017 3:54 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"The hunt begins..." He's back! One of the surprise hits of 2014 was the live-action Paddington bear movie, which many critics said is actually much better than expected. So, of course, they whipped up a sequel in no time and now it's hitting theaters later this year. Paddington 2 opens in the UK in November and the first teaser trailer has arrived. Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. The very British cast includes Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Peter Capaldi, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, and Hugh Bonneville, with Ben Whishaw returning as the voice of Paddington, and Imelda Staunton as the voice of Aunt Lucy. This looks a bit zany and cheesy, but still lots of fun. Enjoy. Here's the first teaser trailer »

- Alex Billington

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The Loveable Bear Sets Off On Another Grand Adventure In First Paddington 2 Teaser

30 May 2017 2:16 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Pack the finest marmalade sandwiches and prepare for another grand adventure – the legendary little bear is back in today’s first-look teaser for Paddington 2.

Heralding the return of writer-director Paul King – who crafted a heartfelt sleeper hit two years ago, when the original Paddington charmed its way to a global cume of $268 million – StudioCanal’s CG/live-action sequel opens at a time when Paddington Bear is considered a permanent member of the Brown family. But there’s trouble brewing in Windsor Gardens. While moseying around a London antique shop, our fuzzy, pint-sized protagonist happens across a unique pop-up book, one which he deems to be the perfect present for Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday.

So far, so Paddington. But when the book is stolen by a mystery thief, our kind-hearted lead is forced to scramble across the four corners of London. Skyfall and Spectre‘s Ben Whishaw is back in the voice booth, »

- Michael Briers

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First trailer and images for Paddington 2

30 May 2017 1:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following yesterday’s teaser posters for Paddington 2 [check them out here], StudioCanal has released the first trailer and images have for director Paul King’s upcoming sequel which stars returning cast members Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine HarrisSamuel Joslin, Imelda Staunton and Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington alongside new additions Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson; take a look here…

The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington »

- Amie Cranswick

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Paddington 2: first trailer emerges from darkest Peru

30 May 2017 1:17 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Ben Whishaw reprises his role as the marmalade-sandwich-munching bear in the follow-up to the hit 2014 film

The first trailer for Paddington 2 has been revealed.

A follow-up to the British-French family film, Paddington 2 stars Hugh Grant, Julie Walters, Hugh Bonneville and Imelda Staunton, with Ben Whishaw returning as the voice of Paddington. This time around, the story concerns Paddington’s quest to apprehend the thief of a rare pop-up book he has bought for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday.

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- Guardian film

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Paddington 2 trailer set to arrive on Tuesday, teaser posters released

29 May 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the first trailer set to land tomorrow, three teaser posters have arrived online for the upcoming family comedy sequel Paddington 2 which stars returning cast members Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine HarrisSamuel Joslin, Imelda Staunton, and Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington alongside newcomers Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson; take a look at the posters here…

The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington »

- Amie Cranswick

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Paddington 2 Is Getting a Wide Release in 2018

27 May 2017 10:29 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Weinstein Company has given the long-awaited sequel Paddington 2 a new release date today, setting the movie for January 12, 2018. This puts it in roughly the same frame as the original Paddington movie, which hit theaters on January 16, 2015. As of now, Paddington 2 will go up against Lionsgate's action-thriller The Commuter, starring Liam Neeson and Studio 8's White Boy Rick, starring Matthew McConaughey. It will also fall between Insidious 4 on January 5 and Den of Thieves and Horse Soldiers on January 19.

Deadline reports that The Weinstein Company made the move for this slot after Paramount moved its own family-friendly project, Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes from January 12, 2018 to March 23, 2018. For now, Paddington 2 is the only family movie slated for release on that date, which falls over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Of course, release dates shift all the time, but since the original movie found success in that frame, »

- MovieWeb

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‘Paddington 2’ Lands January Release in U.S. From Weinstein Company

26 May 2017 4:33 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Weinstein Company has set family comedy sequel “Paddington 2” for a Jan. 12 release in the United States.

Paddington 2” stars Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris, and Brendan Gleeson. Ben Whishaw, and Imelda Staunton, who provide the voices of Paddington and Aunt Lucy, also reprise their roles.

The original “Paddington” opened in late 2014 and grossed nearly $270 million worldwide, including $76.2 million in the U.S. and $59.5 million in the U.K. The much-loved talking bear, who comes from Peru and loves marmalade, is based on a series of children’s books by Michael Bond that launched in 1958.

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Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson Join Cast of ‘Paddington 2

The sequel follows the bear, who’s happily settled with the Brown family and is a popular member of the local community, as he takes on a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect »

- Dave McNary

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