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11 items from 2015

Channel 4 commissions a drama based on Operation Yewtree investigations

28 August 2015 12:43 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Channel 4 is developing a four-part drama inspired by the events of the Operation Yewtree investigation into historic sexual assaults carried out by public figures.

Focusing on fictional character Paul Finchley, National Treasure, written by Jack Thorne, will look at the impact of the accusations on the "bona fide national treasure" and those close to him.

Finchley is a household name and loved by the country when he gets a knock on the door from police, who have a rape accusation against him dating back to the 1970s.

He, his family and manager then face an intense media circus as the investigation continues - with his accuser dealing with the same issues.

This Is England writer Jack Thorne said: "What I've always loved about Channel 4 is that it's a place to discuss big ideas. National Treasure is a piece about doubt, about the smell of abuse, about how we »

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28 August 2015 9:38 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »


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News Bits: High, Trek, Goyer, Gray, X-Men

14 August 2015 12:03 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

High Rise

The Toronto Film Festival has announced that Ben Wheatley's eagerly-anticipated adaptation of J.G. Ballard's darkly comic satirical novel "High-Rise" will participate in its inaugural Platform competition. Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Luke Evans and Sienna Miller star in the film set in a dystopian tower block that comes to resemble the breakdown in society. [Source: Deadline]

Star Trek Beyond

Chris Pine and Idris Elba engage in some fun sparring on the set of "Star Trek Beyond" which is currently shooting. The clip is the latest Omaze video promoting the charity contest that gives one fan the chance to get a walk-on role in the movie which opens next July.

Untitled Goyer Horror Project

A24 is teaming with David Goyer's Phantom Four shingle for an 'elevated horror' film which Marc Munden ("Utopia") will direct.

The story is being kept under wraps but is described as a high-concept original idea with a unique setting. »

- Garth Franklin

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A24, David Goyer to develop elevated horror

13 August 2015 3:45 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Marc Munden, the British director behind the TV series Utopia, will direct for the ambitious New York-based film company, Goyer and his Phantom Four.

The parties said on Thursday the high-concept project will be a elevated horror “in a very unique setting” and forms part of A24’s growing development slate with Eva Maria Daniels of VisionChaos Productions.

Goyer and Phantom Four president Kevin Turen will produce alongside A24 and Daniels, while Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski are writing the screenplay.

Munden also directed UK mini-series The Crimson Petal And The White and is set to direct the sci-fi thriller script Aether for FilmNation.

“We could not feel luckier to be working with this group of master class filmmakers – it’s truly a perfect team,” said A24. “This is an incredibly inventive, ambitious take on a horror movie and we can’t wait to share more about it with the world.”

“We’re incredibly »

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A24 Partners With David Goyer And Kevin Turen On Horror Project

13 August 2015 12:26 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Phantom Four’s David Goyer and Kevin Turen have teamed up with A24 on a high concept original horror film to be directed by Marc Munden. To be part of A24’s slate of films with Eva Maria Daniels of VisionChaos Productions, the film will be written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski, the duo who penned Akiva Goldsman's Stephanie, currently in post-production from Universal. It is currently untitled. Munden, who among other projects directed on the acclaimed UK Channel 4… »

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A24 Lines Up Horror Project With Phantom Four’s David S. Goyer, Kevin Turen

13 August 2015 12:05 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

A24 will partner with filmmaker David S. Goyer and his production company Phantom Four for an untitled new project, the film distribution company announced today. The production company, led by President Kevin Turen, is bringing the horror story with a unique setting to the screen. It is set to be directed by Marc Munden, the British director behind the “Utopia” TV series. The untitled project is a part of A24’s growing development slate, with Eva Maria Daniels of VisionChaos Productions. Goyer and Turen will produce alongside A24 and Daniels. Also Read: Brie Larson Drama 'Room' Gets Awards »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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A24 Joins Forces With David Goyer for Untitled Project

13 August 2015 10:43 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

A24 is teaming with veteran filmmaker David Goyer and his production company Phantom Four to bring a high concept, elevated horror pic to theaters.

The pic will be directed by Marc Munden, the director behind the “Utopia” television series. This project will be part of A24’s growing development slate with Eva Maria Daniels of VisionChaos Productions.

Goyer and Phantom Four president Kevin Turen will produce, alongside A24 and Daniels. The project is being written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski. No start date has been set at this time.

“We’re incredibly excited to be a part of this special film,” Goyer said. “Marc’s helming of ‘Utopia’ was hands down among the most impressive directing pieces I’ve seen in quite some time. As for A24, when I realized that several of my favorite films over the last few years were housed under one roof, I knew I »

- Justin Kroll

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Oscar-winning directors back BBC campaign

4 June 2015 2:53 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

British filmmakers and some of the UK’s highest-profile documentary-makers have put their names to a campaign backing the BBC.

Oscar-winners Tom Hooper, who directed The King’s Speech and Les Misérables, and James Marsh, who was behind Man On Wire and The Theory Of Everything, have endorsed the licence fee and the BBC’s contribution to the UK creative industries.

David Yates, the director of four Harry Potter films, has also signed Broadcast’s statement of qualified support, alongside My Week With Marilyn director Simon Curtis.

“The BBC inspires, informs, provokes and entertains, not for profit but to enrich and deepen our appreciation and understanding of the world. We should cherish and celebrate all that it stands for,” Yates said.

The board of Directors UK voted unanimously to support the campaign and chief executive Andrew Chowns said: “The BBC should be celebrated as a place that inspires our brightest television talent and empowers them to achieve »

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Aether: Utopia's Director Marc Munden In Talks To Helm UK Sci-fi Project

20 February 2015 1:00 PM, PST | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Deadline is reporting that Marc Munden, director of the now-defunct-thank-you-very-much-David-Fincher Channel 4 series Utopia, is in talks with FilmNation to direct a sci-fi script they picked up called Aether. FilmNation picked up the sci-fi screenplay, written by Scottish writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns, last March. Details about the plot were kept under wraps then and they still are now. So that is all very frustrating because we would love to know what Aether is about. However, this news about Munden is exciting because his work on Utopia was excellent, which is why series one was a favorite of ours at year end in 2013. Though we are sad that it was cancelled to make way for the American attempt at it (coming soon) we look forward to finding out...

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‘Utopia’ Director Boards Science-Fiction Thriller for FilmNation

20 February 2015 11:52 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

British director Marc Munden is in talks to direct FilmNation’s science-fiction thriller “Aether.”

FilmNation acquired Krysty Wilson-Cairns’ script last year and is producing, financing and handling worldwide sales. Plot details are being kept under wraps.

Munden directed six of the 12 episodes of the British TV series “Utopia,” along with Iraq War drama “The Mark of Cain” and the BBC miniseries “The Crimson Petal and the White.”

Munden is repped by Independent Talent Group in the U.K. and Wme in the U.S.

FilmNation has been looking to expand in adult dramas in the independently financed world. It had an impressive trio of highbrow films screening at Berlin: “Knight of Cups,” directed by Terrence Malick; “Life,” from Anton Corbijn; and “Mr. Holmes,” with Bill Condon directing Ian McKellen.

FilmNation sold a one-third stake in the company last year to Village Roadshow, which invested $18 million in FilmNation. The first two »

- Dave McNary

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Marc Munden In Talks To Direct FilmNation’s Hot Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Aether’

20 February 2015 10:03 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive- Brit director Marc Munden is in talks to direct FilmNation’s hot sci-fi thriller Aether. Deadline first broke the news last March that Glen Basner’s ambitious company had moved quickly to acquire Krysty Wilson-Cairns’ spec script and to produce, finance and handle worldwide sales on the project. This is a plum gig for Munden, whose sterling work directing British TV series Utopia earned plenty of critical kudos at home and abroad.  Munden has built up a… »

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