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7 items from 2016


'Ove' director to shoot Ted Gärdestad story

31 October 2016 4:42 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Hannes Holm, the director of Sweden’s Oscar submission, will direct the story of Swedish pop star Ted Gärdestad.

Hannes Holm, the director of huge box-office hit and Sweden’s Oscar submission A Man Called Ove, will next tell the story of Swedish pop star Ted Gärdestad.

His next film, Ted-Show Me Love is produced by Cecilia Forsberg-Becker and Lena Rehnberg for Stockholm-based Stella Nova Film. Peter Birro (Waltz for Monica) writes the script.

Adam Pålsson (Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves) will play the singer/songwriter; he reunites with Holm after also appearing in his 2010’s Behind Blue Skies. The role of his brother and songwriting partner Kenneth is still being cast.

“He started a music career and Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus produced him before they started Abba,” the director explains of the musical wunderkind who could play multiple instruments. He became a huge star in the 1970s and suffered from schizophrenia »

- wendy.mitchell@screendaily.com (Wendy Mitchell)

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Calling All Dancing Queens: Abba Plans to Reunite — but There’s a Catch

26 October 2016 12:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Abba fans: dust off your platforms and prepare to step into a time machine.

Nearly 35 years after their last major show, Agnetha Fältskog, 66, Björn Ulvaeus, 71, Benny Andersson, 69, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 70, are reuniting for a live “entertainment experience.”

There are few details about the performance, but the new show aims to blend virtual reality and artificial intelligence in an entirely new way to enable Abba fans of all ages to interact with the band’s unique disco sound.

“We’re inspired by the limitless possibilities of what the future holds and are loving being a part of creating something new and dramatic, »

- Char Adams

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Toronto unveils City To City, World Cinema, Masters line-ups

16 August 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Nigerian metropolis Lagos is the focus of the eighth City To City showcase at the Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff) as top brass anoint two international Rising Stars.

Tiff’s latest line-up announcement also featured extra selections in Galas and Special Presentations, among them Walter Hill’s (Re)Assignment, Philippe Falardeau’s The Bleeder, David Leveaux’ The Exception (pictured), Ken Loach’s Palme d’Or winner I, Daniel Blake and Terry George’s drama The Promise.

A vibrant crop of Contemporary World Cinema entries includes Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius, Danis Tanović’s Death In Sarajevo, Marie Noëlle’s Marie Curie, The Courage Of Knowledge and Akin Omotoso’s Vaya.

Hirokazu Kore-eda brings After The Storm to the Masters showcase, alongside Marco Bellocchio’s Sweet Dreams, Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta, Cristian Mungiu’s Graduation, Gianfranco Rosi’s Berlin Golden Bear winner Fire At Sea and Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Once Again.

Rounding out the »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Toronto unveils line-ups for City To City, Contemporary World Cinema, Masters

16 August 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Nigerian capital Lagos is the focus of the eighth City To City showcase at the Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff) as top brass anoint two international Rising Stars.

Tiff’s latest line-up announcement also featured extra selections in Galas and Special Presentations, among them Walter Hill’s (Re)Assignment, Philippe Falardeau’s The Bleeder, David Leveaux’ The Exception (pictured), Ken Loach’s Palme d’Or winner I, Daniel Blake and Terry George’s drama The Promise.

A vibrant crop of Contemporary World Cinema entries includes Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius, Danis Tanović’s Death In Sarajevo, Marie Noëlle’s Marie Curie, The Courage Of Knowledge and Akin Omotoso’s Vaya.

Hirokazu Kore-eda brings After The Storm to the Masters showcase, alongside Marco Bellocchio’s Sweet Dreams, Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta, Cristian Mungiu’s Graduation, Gianfranco Rosi’s Berlin Golden Bear winner Fire At Sea and Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Once Again.

Rounding out the »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Abba Reunites, Not to Sing or Ambush Anyone With a Daughter, Just to Hang Out in a Greek Restaurant in Stockholm

23 January 2016 9:21 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The members of the legendary Swedish pop group Abba, who have teased fans with talk of a reunion for years, have finally, truly done it — if by "it" you mean appearing together at the opening of a Mamma Mia!-themed entertainment venture in Stockholm. Group members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad (see where "Abba" comes from?) appeared together for the first time since 2008 to celebrate the opening of Mamma Mia! The Party, a Greek tavern-themed venue where there will be performances of Mamma Mia!, the broadway show and now feature film with Meryl Streep. The Guardian reports that the group, originally composed of two couples which both divorced shortly before the group split up in 1982, declined to take a photo together on the red carpet, but did pose for individual pictures. According to The Independent, fans paid 1,340 kronor (roughly £110 or $155) to attend the event, which is »

- Jackson McHenry

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Abba Reunite at New 'Mamma Mia' Inspired Restaurant in Stockholm

20 January 2016 8:30 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

For the first time in eight years, Abba reunited Wednesday at the launch of Björn Ulvaeus' new restaurant. Ulvaeus, 70, was joined by Benny Andersson, 69, Agnetha Fältskog, 65, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 70, to celebrate the opening of his new eatery, "Mama Mia! The party" in Stockholm. But while the three gathered to support their former band mate as he debuted his Grecian style restaurant inspired by the film and stage musical Mamma Mia! they denied any speculation that they would ever grace the stage together again, USA Today reports. "I don't think so," Andersson said. Still, Abba lovers can enjoy the band's music, »

- Naja Rayne, @najarayne

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Abba Reunite at New 'Mamma Mia' Inspired Restaurant in Stockholm

20 January 2016 8:30 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

For the first time in eight years, Abba reunited Wednesday at the launch of Björn Ulvaeus' new restaurant. Ulvaeus, 70, was joined by Benny Andersson, 69, Agnetha Fältskog, 65, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 70, to celebrate the opening of his new eatery, "Mama Mia! The party" in Stockholm. But while the three gathered to support their former band mate as he debuted his Grecian style restaurant inspired by the film and stage musical Mamma Mia! they denied any speculation that they would ever grace the stage together again, USA Today reports. "I don't think so," Andersson said. Still, Abba lovers can enjoy the band's music, »

- Naja Rayne, @najarayne

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