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Berlin: Strong Fare, New Players May Fuel Market

1 hour ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

A fortnight ago, Sundance’s big story revolved around the Netflix and Amazon cash splash. Will Berlin follow suit?

That’s no foregone conclusion. “Netflix is a special case as they have a broader worldwide presence. Amazon, Hulu and Yahoo are still focused on U.S. markets,” said Ivan Boeing at Brazil’s Imagem.

The Netflix effect was felt fully in the TV world at October’s vibrant Mipcom; there’s ample opportunity for Netflix and Amazon buys during the 2016 Berlin festival as the European Film Market offers its strongest edition in recent years.

At this market, Bloom introduces “Suburbicon,” from director George Clooney, written by the Coens and starring Matt Damon; Im Global has Keanu Reeves actioner “Rally Car” and Western drama “Woman Walks Ahead,” with Jessica Chastain; FilmNation may shop Steven Soderbergh’s heist comedy “Lucky Logan,” with Channing Tatum; Nu Image is repping submarine thriller “Hunter Killer, »

- John Hopewell

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‘London Has Fallen’ Helmer Babak Najafi, ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ Scribes Unite On ‘Horizon Line’

2 hours ago | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Svensk Filmindustri has acquired Horizon Line, a spec script by Josh Campbell & Matt Stuecken that will be helmed by Babak Najafi. The scribes wrote the Jj Abrams-produced thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane which opens March 11, and Najafi directed London Has Fallen, the Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman-starrer that opens March 4. The spec is a suspense thriller that follows a couple on a small airplane that loses its way over the Pacific Ocean. Production will begin… »

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Svensk Set to Produce Babak Najafi’s ‘Horizon’s Line’

13 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Babak Najafi has come on board to direct “Horizon Line,” an English-language suspense thriller penned by Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken, the scribes behind the J.J. Abrams-produced “10 Cloverfield Lane.”

Nordic major Svensk Filmindustri is producing and handling international sales to the movie, which follows a couple on a small airplane that loses its way over the Pacific Ocean.

The film is set to go into production in the fall of 2016 and will soon start casting.

“I am looking forward to working with my friend and producer Fredrik Wikström Nicastro again and making an international movie for Svensk Filmindustri,” said Najafi, who won Berlin’s best first film award for “Sebbe” and previously directed “London Has Fallen ” with Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman.

Campbell and Stuecken’s screenwriting credits include the English-language remake of the 2012 box office hit, “Easy Money” with Joel Kinnaman that was also produced by Svensk Filmindustri. »

- Elsa Keslassy

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First TV spot for London Has Fallen

9 February 2016 4:40 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With just under a month to go before its release, the first TV spot has arrived online for director Babak Najafi’s   upcoming action sequel London Has Fallen; take a look below after the official synopsis…

See Also: Watch the trailer for London Has Fallen

The sequel to the worldwide smash hit Olympus Has Fallen begins in London, where the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances. His funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world’s most powerful leaders, devastate every known landmark in the British capital, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. Only three people have any hope of stopping it: the President of the United States, his formidable secret service head (Gerard Butler), and an English Mi-6 agent who rightly trusts no one. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Ranking the Super Bowl 50 Movie Trailers

8 February 2016 8:50 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Most people thank (or blame) Ridley Scott's 1984 Macintosh ad for inventing the spectacle of the Super Bowl commercial, but the Independence Day spot that 20th Century Fox unleashed during the big game in 1996 was an equally significant milestone. Ever since 100 million Americans gawked at their televisions in awe as a massive alien spaceship blew up the White House, the football championship has become the ultimate launching pad for the next wave of spring and summer blockbusters. These days, it almost feels like there’s an entire Comic-Con worth of »

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See the Full Super Bowl Spot for Alex Proyas' 'Gods of Egypt' Movie

7 February 2016 11:53 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"Soon, I will rule all the world...!" Lionsgate has unveiled their 60-scond Super Bowl TV spot for Gods of Egypt a bit early, for those who want a closer look before the Big Game starts. Gods of Egypt is the crazy epic action-adventure movie from Alex Proyas involving lots of white actors playing mythological Egyptian gods, and the first few trailers haven't been that great as the footage looks insane. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stars as Horus, the one with the eye patch, and he's joined by Gerard Butler as Set, Brenton Thwaites as Bek, Rufus Sewell as Urshu, Geoffrey Rush as Ra, Abbey Lee as Anat, Courtney Eaton as Zaya, Elodie Yung as Hathor and Chadwick Boseman as Thoth. Is this looking any better? Or much worse? Here's the new Super Bowl TV Spot for Alex Proyas' Gods of Egypt, direct from Lionsgate's YouTube: In this spectacular action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt, »

- Alex Billington

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Watch the Super Bowl TV spot for Gods of Egypt

7 February 2016 3:40 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s the Super Bowl tonight, which means Hollywood studios are spending exorbitant amounts of money to promote their upcoming projects. We’ve already seen the spots for Eddie the Eagle and Supergirl, along with teasers for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows and The Jungle Book, and now Lionsgate has released its full TV spot for the fantasy Gods of Egypt. Check it out here…

See Also: New UK trailer for Gods of Egypt

Magic, monsters, gods and madness reign throughout the palaces and pyramids of the Nile River Valley in this action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt. With the survival of mankind hanging in the balance, an unexpected hero takes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. »

- Gary Collinson

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"Gods Of Egypt"- "Super Bowl" TV Spot

6 February 2016 7:34 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take a look @ the new "Super Bowl" TV spot, revealing more new footage from director Alex Proyas' 3D demons and monsters feature "Gods Of Egypt", opening February 26, 2015:

"...magic, monsters, gods and madness reign throughout the palaces and pyramids of the Nile River Valley.

"With the survival of mankind hanging in the balance, an unexpected hero...

"...takes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love.

"'Set' (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.

"With only a handful of heroic rebels opposing Set’s savage rule, 'Bek' (Brenton Thwaites), a bold and defiant mortal, enlists the aid of powerful god 'Horus' (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against the evil overlord.

"As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen take them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god »

- Michael Stevens

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Watch: Become Stronger With The Super Bowl Spot For 'Gods Of Egypt'

6 February 2016 4:11 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Tomorrow, America's annual tradition that combines high calorie food, hokey entertainment, expensive advertising, hours of pre-game programming, and somewhere in there, a football game, will get underway with the Super Bowl. And that means Hollywood will be in full force promoting everything they can, even if it's stuff like "Gods Of Egypt." Read More: "People Don't Make $140 Million Movies Starring Black And brown People": Chadwick Boseman On 'Gods Of Egypt' Controversy Lionsgate has unveiled their game day ad for the CGI dazzler, which brings together Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Courtney Eaton, Elodie Yung and Chadwick Boseman for the mythological tale. Here's the synopsis:  In this spectacular action-adventure, the survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek [Brenton Thwaites] undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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The Gods Of Egypt Super Bowl Spot Dropped Early, Check It Out

6 February 2016 10:43 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

If you.re anything like us here at Cinema Blend, half the fun of watching the Super Bowl will be all of the major movie trailers that will drop. From Batman V Superman, to Captain America: Civil War, we can.t help but feel more than a little giddy about what we.re going to see tomorrow. Perhaps feeling a little trigger happy, Lionsgate decided to jump the gun a bit and drop their Super Bowl trailer for Gods of Egypt a day early. Check out the brief one minute long trailer below and see the glorious Egyptian action for yourself:   The latest trailer for the film has dropped early courtesy of Lionsgate. It plays a familiar tune, framing the story as a conflict between two gods battling for power in ancient Egypt. After being defeated and banished by the villainous Set (Gerard Butler), powerful Egyptian god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau »

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‘Gods of Egypt’ Super Bowl Spot: Bow Before Gerard Butler or Die

6 February 2016 10:00 AM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

If Gerard Butler screaming as a power-hungry god along with tons of crazy creatures flying around and destroying things doesn’t get you interested in Alex Proyas‘ action epic, then nothing will. Lionsgate has just debuted a 60-second Super Bowl spot for Gods of Egypt, attempting to get the crowd that loves both football and 300 […]

The post ‘Gods of Egypt’ Super Bowl Spot: Bow Before Gerard Butler or Die appeared first on /Film. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Watch The Gods Of Egypt Super Bowl TV Spot

6 February 2016 9:51 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

   Magic, monsters, gods and madness reign throughout the palaces and pyramids of the Nile River Valley in this action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt. With the survival of mankind hanging in the balance, an unexpected hero takes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. With only a handful of heroic rebels opposing Set’s savage rule, Bek (Brenton Thwaites), a bold and defiant mortal, enlists the aid of powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against the evil overlord. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen take them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the spectacular final confrontation. »

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'Gods of Egypt' Super Bowl Commercial Ignites an Epic War

6 February 2016 9:48 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Super Bowl Sunday promises to bring an onslaught of epic trailers and TV spots for all the most anticipated movies coming in 2016. Today, we get an early look at Lionsgate's Big Game spot for the fantasy epic Gods of Egypt. It's God vs God as an intense war breaks out across the land. There is plenty of hot action and big beasts on the loose in this searing sneak peek. You can watch the full minute of mostly new footage here, right now, ensuring that you'll have at least one commercial break where you can go to the bathroom this Sunday!

Magic, monsters, gods and madness reign throughout the palaces and pyramids of the Nile River Valley in this action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt. With the survival of mankind hanging in the balance, an unexpected hero takes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. »

- MovieWeb

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Super Bowl TV Spot for Gods Of Egypt is Here!

6 February 2016 7:53 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Lionsgate has released a new international trailer for their upcoming new action-adventure film Gods of Egypt starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, with Gerard Butler and Geoffrey Rush.

The film is directed by Alex Proyas from a screenplay written by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless.

In this spectacular action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt, the survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek [Brenton Thwaites] undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of the powerful god Horus [Nikolaj Coster-Waldau] in an unlikely alliance against Set [Gerard Butler], the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.  As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal »

- Kellvin Chavez

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UK TV Spot for London Has Fall is Released

5 February 2016 10:47 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Gramercy Pictures has released a UK TV Spot the upcoming sequel London Has Fallen starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa LeoRadha Mitchell, Robert Forster, Jackie Earle Haley, Charlotte Riley, Sean O’Bryan, Alon Aboutboul, and Waleed Zuaiter.

The film was directed by Babak Najafi from a screenplay written by Creighton Rothenberger & Katrin Benedikt, Christian Gudegast, Chad St. John.

The sequel to the worldwide smash hit Olympus Has Fallen, a non-stop, suspenseful action thriller that delivers high-octane excitement through a heightened sense of authenticity. The visceral intensity springs from a timely premise: after the British Prime Minister passes away, his funeral becomes a target of a terrorist organization to destroy some of the world’s most powerful leaders, devastate the British capital, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The only hope of stopping it rests on the shoulders of the President of the United »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Gary Oldman Takes The Plunge For Submarine Drama Hunter Killer

5 February 2016 9:33 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Emerging from the inky blackness of development hell, submarine thriller Hunter Killer appears to be back on track over at Millennium Films, with Gary Oldman joining the cast in a key role.

Word comes by way of Screen Daily, revealing that the Oscar-nominated actor will star opposite fellow Briton Gerard Butler in the studio’s long-gestating feature, which is set to be offered to buyers at next week’s Berlin Film Festival. Adapted from George Wallace and Don Keith’s acclaimed novel Firing Point, Hunter Killer centers on a rogue Russian general who, upon kidnapping the country’s president, looks to spark a global conflict on the scale of the Cold War.

Despite developing a tendency of portraying Russians on screen (see Air Force One and Child 44), Oldman has boarded the thriller to oversee the efforts of a Navy Seal unit – Gerard Butler’s Joe Glass included – to scupper those aforementioned terrorist plans. »

- Michael Briers

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Watch The British Capital Descend Into Chaos In First London Has Fallen TV Spot

5 February 2016 8:20 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The British capital descends into chaos in today’s first TV spot for Babak Najafi’s action-packed sequel, London Has Fallen.

That’s right, London Bridge is falling down, my fair lady, and there’s only one man that can prevent all-out chaos: Gerard Butler’s hardboiled secret agent Mike Banning. Just when Banning though he had brought an end to global chaos in 2013 sleeper hit Olympus Has Fallen, Najafi’s follow-up shifts gears to take the threat of terrorism across the pond and, specifically, into the heart of England.

While there’s not much in the way of story included in today’s brief spot, London Has Fallen opens at a time when world leaders descend on the British capital to attend the funeral of the late British prime minister. Bringing together the most powerful people on the planet, the event soon becomes a hotbed for terrorist activity, and »

- Michael Briers

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‘Gods Of Egypt’ Getting 60-Second Spot In Super Bowl Pre-Game Show

5 February 2016 7:34 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Lionsgate said today that Gods Of Egypt has snagged a 60-second spot to air during Sunday’s Super Bowl pregame show. That makes sense for the Summit pic, which stars Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Rufus Sewell and Geoffrey Rush — it opens February 26. The Alex Proyas-helmed swords-and-sandals actioner centers on a mortal (Thwaites) on a mission to save the world, enlisting the god Horus (Coster-Waldau) in an alliance against god of darkness Set… »

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Gary Oldman joins Gerard Butler in submarine thriller Hunter Killer

5 February 2016 5:16 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Screen Daily has learned that the always awesome Gary Oldman has joined Gerard Butler in Hunter Killer, a submarine thriller based on the George Wallace and Donald Keith novel Firing Point. Butler will play "a submarine captain who must save the day after the Russian president is kidnapped by a rogue Russian general," while Oldman has been cast as a U.S. official. The long-gestating project... Read More »

- Jesse Giroux

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Gary Oldman joins 'Hunter Killer'

4 February 2016 3:49 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: The former Oscar nominee has joined fellow Briton Gerard Butler on the submarine thriller that Nu Image will begin selling in Berlin.

The long-gestating Hunter Killer appears to be moving full steam ahead with Millennium Films on board to fully finance and talks ongoing to find a director. Philip Noyce and Martin Campbell had previously been linked to the project.

Nu Image president of international sales and distribution Jeffrey Greenstein will begin negotiations with international buyers at the Efm ahead of a scheduled July shoot.

Oldman will play a Us official in the story about a submarine captain who must save the day after the Russian president is kidnapped by a rogue Russian general.

Butler, who also stars in Millennium Film’s London Has Fallen that Focus Features will release in the Us On March 4, will play the submariner. The story is based on the book Firing Point by George Wallace and Donald Keith.

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- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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