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Trailer: Glenn Close vs. Zombies In "Gifts"

21 June 2016 6:56 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Some films come out of nowhere and today the first trailer has dropped for "The Girl with All The Gifts," a new British film that's being dubbed the next "28 Days Later".

Based on a novel by M.R. Carey, the story follows a young woman (Sennia Nanua) who may hold the secret to a cure and ends up traveling with a group of scientists and soldiers. Glenn Close, Gemma Arterton and Paddy Considine also star in the Colm McCarthy ("Sherlock," "Peaky Blinders") directed film which opens in the U.K. on September 23rd but hasn't scored a U.S. release yet.

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- Garth Franklin

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Trailer Hits for Zombie Film 'The Girl With All The Gifts'

21 June 2016 6:37 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

The UK trailer is now online for The Girl With All The Gifts starring Gemma ArtertonPaddy ConsidineGlenn Close, and Sennia Nanua. Film is directed by Colm McCarthy from a screenplay written by M.R. Carey.

The Girl With All The Gifts is set in a dystopian world, humanity has been all but destroyed by a mutated fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating “hungries”. Only a small group of children seem immune to its effects

At an army base in rural England, this group of unique children are being studied, subjected to cruel experiments by biologist Dr. Caldwell. Despite having been infected with the zombie pathogen that has decimated the world, these children retain normal thoughts and emotions. And while still being subject to the craving for human flesh that marks the disease these second- generation “hungries” are able to think and feel »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Check Out The Gory First Trailer For British Zombie Thriller The Girl With All The Gifts

21 June 2016 5:24 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The first trailer for Colm McCarthy's (Peaky Blinders, Doctor Who, Ripper Street) adaptation of The Girl With All The Gifts has been released, and we think you'll agree this is one to keep a very close eye on. Starring Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close and Paddy Considine, the movie is set in a future filled with flesh-eating "Hungries", and focuses on a team of scientists/soldiers as they attempt to contain the spread of the fungal virus which causes the transformation. Check out the trailer and synopsis below and be sure to share your thoughts in the usual place. The near future; humanity has been all but destroyed by a mutated fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating “hungries”. Only a small group of children seem immune to its effects. At an army base in rural England, this group of unique children are being studied, »

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The Girl With All The Gifts - new poster lands

21 June 2016 4:32 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Ryan Lambie Jul 5, 2016

Gemma Arterton and Glenn Close star in the zombie-thriller The Girl With All The Gifts. A new poster has arrived...

We're very much looking forward to the upcoming The Girl With All The Gifts, and since the release of the trailer and synopsis (see below), we've now got a new posters and a UK release date.

The adaptation will arrive in cinemas on September 23rd. And here's the new poster...

The Girl With All The Gifts: Trailer (June 2016)

Based on the book by Mr Carey, The Girl With All The Gifts is a British zombie horror thriller with a great cast - Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close and Paddy Considine all star in a tale about a near future where a disease has turned most of the population into cannibalistic "hungries". Holed up in an army base, the remnants of humanity attempt to find a cure by »

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Rupert Friend Joins Iannucci's "Stalin"

20 June 2016 7:11 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Rupert Friend ("Homeland," "Hitman: Agent 47") has joined the cast of "Veep" creator Armando Iannucci's "The Death of Stalin".

Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine, Jason Isaacs, Olga Kurylenko, Michael Palin, Andrea Riseborough, Paul Whitehouse, Jeffrey Tambor and Adrian McLoughlin also star in the film which is shooting in England and Ukraine.

Based on Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin's graphic novel about true events, the action set in the days following Stalin's collapse. His core team of ministers tussle for control - some want positive change in the Soviet Union, others have more sinister motives. Their one common trait? They're all just desperately trying to remain alive. Iannucci says in a statemwnt:

"'The Death of Stalin' has everything: comedy, tragedy, truth, lies, life, death, bravery and cowardice. All under the shadow of Stalin's Terror. So I'm really pleased we have an amazingly multifaceted cast who can »

- Garth Franklin

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Armando Iannucci's 'The Death of Stalin' cast revealed as shoot begins

20 June 2016 3:49 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Ensemble cast includes Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale and Paddy Considine.

Armando Iannucci’s The Death of Stalin has begun principal photography today, with filming to take place in England and Ukraine.

Based on graphic novel The Death of Stalin by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, the drama is set in the days following the Russian leader’s stroke in 1953 as his core team of ministers tussle for control.

The film stars Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire), Simon Russell Beale (Into the Woods), Paddy Considine (Macbeth), Rupert Friend (Homeland), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Olga Kurylenko (Oblivion),  Michael Palin (A Fish Called Wanda), Andrea Riseborough (Birdman), Paul Whitehouse (Alice in Wonderland) and Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent) with Adrian McLoughlin (Thunderpants) as Stalin.

The Death of Stalin is a Quad, Main Journey production, in co-production with Gaumont.

Iannucci, the Oscar-nominated writer behind HBO satire Veep and feature In The Loop, has written the screenplay with David Schneider and Ian Martin with additional »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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‘Homeland‘s’ Rupert Friend Joins ‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Death of Stalin’

20 June 2016 1:46 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Homeland” star Rupert Friend has joined the cast of “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci’s movie “The Death of Stalin,” which toplines “Boardwalk Empire’s” Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale (“Into the Woods,” “My Week with Marilyn”), and Paddy Considine (“Macbeth,” “The World’s End”). Pic is shooting in England and Ukraine.

Also in the ensemble cast are Jason Isaacs (“Fury,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”), Olga Kurylenko (“Oblivion,” “Quantum of Solace”), Michael Palin (“Life of Brian,” “A Fish Called Wanda”), Andrea Riseborough (“Birdman,” “Oblivion”), Paul Whitehouse (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”) and Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent,” “Arrested Development”) with Adrian McLoughlin (“Thunderpants”) as Stalin.

Iannucci said: “‘The Death of Stalin’ has everything: comedy, tragedy, truth, lies, life, death, bravery and cowardice. All under the shadow of Stalin’s Terror. So I’m really pleased we have an amazingly multifaceted cast who can give us all these things and more. »

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Aaron Paul Thriller ‘Come and Find Me’ Lands at Saban Films

26 May 2016 12:43 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Saban Films has acquired North American distribution rights to the Aaron Paul-Annabelle Wallis’ thriller “Come and Find Me.”

The movie marks the feature debut of writer/director Zack Whedon, who is a producer and has penned episodes for “Halt and Catch Fire” and “Southland.” Whedon also co-created Neil Patrick Harris’ miniseries “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog” with brothers Joss and Jed.

Whedon’s script appeared on the 2012 Black List. Paul plays a man who must track down the whereabouts of his mysterious girlfriend (Wallis), after he realizes she’s not who she was pretending to be.

“It’s surprising that this is Zack’s first feature,” said Saban FilmsBill Bromiley. “His filmmaking pulls together all the elements of a great thriller – intriguing characters, clever dialogue and expert pacing. It makes sense that the script attracted such A-list talent. We love this film and know audiences will, too. »

- Dave McNary

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"Peaky Blinders" Scores Two More Seasons

26 May 2016 10:03 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The BBC has handed out a slew of new drama orders with its period crime drama "Peaky Blinders" receiving a two season renewal. The series, currently in the midst of its third season in the UK, will score a fourth and fifth season of six episodes each.

Showrunner Steven Knight will once again pen every episode. Tom Hardy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle and Joe and Finn Cole are among the returning cast for the third season which also adds Paddy Considine. No word how many of them will return for the fourth or fifth outing.

Netflix has been handling the U.S. distribution with the third season to debut in full on May 31st. It's unclear if that relationship will continue for these two new seasons, though it'd be a surprise if it didn't. The series has been sold in 163 countries and is an international smash hit.

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- Garth Franklin

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Peaky Blinders renewed for series 4 and 5

25 May 2016 9:27 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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BBC Two has given the terrific Peaky Blinders a double commission. The Shelbys will officially return for series four and five...

Excellent news: the BBC is bringing Peaky Blinders back for two further series after the conclusion of its third run.

The 1920s gangster story starring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory and Paul Anderson is currently airing its third series on BBC Two and is expected to start filming series four in 2017, with number five on the way after that.

There's no word on whether series five is planned to be the series' final outing, but few can argue that it would represent a decent number of episodes after which to say goodbye to the show. Creator Steven Knight has previously revealed plans to take the Shelbys all the way up to the outbreak of the Second World War, which would mean covering some serious time distance over the next two runs. »

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Saban Films picks up 'Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale'

23 May 2016 3:21 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The North American rights deal with ICM Partners on Walter Hill’s crime thriller caps a busy Cannes for the distributor.

Michelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver, Tony Shalhoub, Anthony Lapaglia and Caitlin Gerard star in Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale and The Solution Entertainment Group handles international sales.

The story centres on an assassin who is double-crossed and transformed by a rogue surgeon into a woman, whereupon she sets out to wreak vengeance on those who betrayed her.

Sbs Films’ Saïd Ben Saïd produced the film alongside Michel Merkt.

In Cannes Saban Films acquired Colm McCarthy’s The Girl With All The Gifts starring Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine, Glenn Close, and Sennia Nanua; and John Michael McDonagh’s War On Everyone Starring Michael Peña, Alexander Skarsgård, Theo James, and Tessa Thompson. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Michelle Rodriguez’ ‘Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale’ Bought by Saban

23 May 2016 1:56 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Saban Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Michelle Rodriguez’ gender-swapping action movie “Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale.”

The film follows an assassin, who’s double crossed by gangsters and finds himself in the hands of a rogue surgeon — played by Sigourney Weaver — who turns him into a woman. Rodriguez plays the assassin, who sets out for revenge.

Walter Hill directed from a script he wrote with Denis Hamill. Tony Shalhoub, Anthony Lapaglia and Caitlin Gerard also star.

“This is a revenge action thriller with a twist,” said Saban Film’s Bill Bromiley. “’Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale’ is a unique and clever film which will take audience in a cool adventure.”

Sbs Films’ Saïd Ben Saïd produced the film alongside Michel Merkt, and Solution Entertainment Group is handling global sales.

The deal was closed during the Cannes Film Festival, where Saban also bought Colm McCarthy’s “The Girl with All the Gifts, »

- Dave McNary

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Peaky Blinders series 3 episode 3 review

19 May 2016 12:30 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Tommy seeks absolution while there’s dissent in the ranks in the latest instalment of the ever-stylish Peaky Blinders

This review contains spoilers.

Stop swearing? You’d have more luck getting the Shelby men to wear tutus, Pol.

Despite Polly’s toast in the same scene, episode three found the Shelby family anything but united. Harmony is impossible this series because the Shelbys can’t agree on what they are now they’ve struck it rich. Their new circumstances have splintered the family’s self-image. Each has a conflicting idea on what it means to be a Peaky Blinder nowadays, and it’s pulling them apart at the well-tailored seams.

Arthur and John are dangerously resentful at their demotion, Polly’s aspiring to the bohemian classes, Michael’s being kept for best but gagging for violence and Ada is still half-civilian, half-Shelby with her head turned by »

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Armando Iannucci assembles an all-star cast for The Death of Stalin

15 May 2016 9:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Armando Iannucci (The Thick of It, Veep) is assembling an all-star cast for his next feature film project, The Death of Stalin, which is based upon Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin’s 2011 graphic novel and explores the political infighting in the days following the death of the Soviet leader in 1953.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Olga Kurylenko, Timothy Dalton, Toby Kebbel, Michael Palin, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine and Andrea Riseborough are all in advanced negotiations to join the satire. Buscemi is set to play Stalin’s successor Nikita Khrushchev, with Tambor portraying Georgy Malenkov and Dalton as Georgy Zhukov.

The Death of Stalin will mark Iannucci’s second feature film following 2009’s In the Loop, a spinoff from the BBC series The Thick of It.

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- Gary Collinson

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Cannes Facetime: Alison Thompson & Mark Gooder

14 May 2016 12:14 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Cornerstone Films, the London- and L.A.-based production, finance and international film sales company, was launched in Cannes last year by Alison Thompson, former head of Universal’s Focus Features Intl., and Mark Gooder, former president of acquisitions at the Weinstein Co. At Cannes this year, they are back with footage from new films and are on the hunt for strong stories.

What are the highlights of your Cannes slate?

Gooder: We have footage from two films that are in post: Paddy Considine’s second feature, “Journeyman,” which we are bringing to market for the first time, and “Denial,” starring Rachel Weisz.

Thompson: Paddy is such a talented filmmaker and he’s been looking for the right piece to do (following his directorial debut “Tyrannosaur”) that will help broaden his audience. He definitely has a director’s voice, but he’s also a guy with a real commercial eye. »

- Leo Barraclough

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Cannes: Saban Films Buys Glenn Close Thriller ‘The Girl With All the Gifts’

13 May 2016 10:47 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Saban Films is close to a deal for U.S. distribution rights to “The Girl With All the Gifts,” the company said Friday. The film unfolds in an underground bunker, where children are being examined by scientists in the hopes of finding a cure for a fungal spore that has infected the planet.

The post-apocalyptic thriller stars Glenn Close (“Dangerous Liaisons”), Gemma Arterton (“Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters”), Paddy Considine (“The Bourne Ultimatum”) and newcomer Sennia Nanua.

The BFI (British Film Institute) and Creative England financed the film, with Camille Gatin and Angus Lamont producing the picture. Bill Bromiley and Ness Saban negotiated the deal on behalf of Saban Films out of Cannes with Altitude’s Mike Runagall representing the filmmakers.

Launched in 2014, Saban Films has released such films as “The Homesman” starring Tommy Lee Jones, “Tracers” with Taylor Lautner and “A Hologram for the King” toplined by Tom Hanks. Recent »

- Brent Lang

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Saban Films Closing Domestic Deal On ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’ – Cannes

13 May 2016 10:19 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Saban Films is closing a domestic deal for Colm McCarthy’s The Girl with All the Gifts. Adapted by M.R. Carey from his own novel of the same title, the post-apocalyptic thriller stars Gemma Arterton (Clash of the Titans), Paddy Considine (The Bourne Ultimatum), Glenn Close (Guardians of the Galaxy), and Sennia Nanua. The film is set in a dystopian world where a seemingly normal and very intelligent little girl lives in an underground army bunker with other children her… »

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Steve Buscemi and Jeffrey Tambor to star in Armando Iannucci's Stalin satire

13 May 2016 1:05 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

American stars to play Soviet leader’s successors Georgy Malenkov and Nikita Khrushchev in film about power struggle that followed dictator’s death

Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Michael Palin, Timothy Dalton, Olga Kurylenko, Toby Kebbel, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine and Andrea Riseborough will all join the cast of Armando Iannucci’s political satire The Death of Stalin, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Related: Armando Iannucci: 'What the BBC needs to do is to bite the bullet'

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- Ben Child

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James Gray, Joachim Trier, Terry Gilliam, Armando Iannucci, and Alain Guiraudie Move Forward with New Projects

12 May 2016 11:14 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Our huge excitement for James Gray‘s next feature, The Lost City of Z, can partly be explained by this great filmmaker’s less-than-prolific output. You can imagine, then, how nice it is to hear yet another title — and possibly his most interesting endeavor yet — is soon to roll cameras.

For years, there’s been talk of a sci-fi feature known as To the Stars. As co-written by Gray and Ethan Gross, it concerns “an odyssey through the Solar System,” in which astronauts — using “a technology of space travel that would be believable today” — are tasked with bringing a “renegade” one of their own back to Earth. It’s supposedly inspired by both Heart of Darkness — by extension, probably Apocalypse Now, too; it’s a Gray favorite and touchstone for The Lost City of Z — and the emotional trauma endured by men who walked on the moon, a subject the »

- Nick Newman

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Buscemi, Tambor Join Iannucci's "Stalin"

12 May 2016 10:03 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Olga Kurylenko, Timothy Dalton, Toby Kebbel, Michael Palin, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine and Andrea Riseborough are in advanced negotiations to join "The Death of Stalin" for Gaumont and Quad Films.

Armando Iannucci's first post-"Veep" feature, the story is adapted from the French graphic novel by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin. Iannucci is producing alongside David Schneider and Ian Martin ("In the Loop," "Veep").

The action is set during the chaotic days of political infighting that followed the 1953 death of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Buscemi will play Nikita Khrushchev, while Tambor will star as Georgy Malenkov and Dalton as Georgy Zhukov.

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- Garth Franklin

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