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‘A Ghost Story’ Trailer: Casey Affleck Haunts Rooney Mara In Indie Drama

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Ain't Them Bodies Saints trio Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck and director David Lowery reunite in the indie drama A Ghost Story, about a man who haunts his wife after his death. A24 released the first trailer for the film, which will bow on July 7. A Ghost Story follows Mara, a grieving widow who is followed by the ghost of her husband (Affleck). The ghost, donning a white sheet with two holes for eyes, watches her closely, trying to reconnect with his loved ones as time goes… »


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WGA Strike Talk: Insiders Lay Out What’s At Stake

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Editors Note: As Hollywood braces for the possibility of its first work stoppage since the devastating 100-day WGA strike of 2007-2008, Deadline is opening the opportunity for insiders to dissect the thorny issues that created an impasse between the union and the studio reps over a new film/TV contract to replace the one that expires in May. We expect some of the dialogue here to be delivered anonymously at such a delicate time; the hope is to capture the challenges… »

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Fox Searchlight Lands Cold War Thriller ‘The Spy With No Name’

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Exclusive: Fox Searchlight has acquired the rights to The Spy With No Name, a Jeff Maysh eBook published under the Amazon Kindle Single label. Emjag’s Alexandra Milchan and Scott Lambert will produce alongside Argo‘s David Klawans. The book tells the true story of Erwin van Haarlem, a Cold War secret agent whose stolen identity broke the heart of an innocent woman  who thought she'd found her long-lost son. When Johanna van Haarlem finally tracked down the son she was… »


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Timothy Hutton Joins Amazon Studios’ ‘Beautiful Boy’

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Exclusive: After signing on for a recurring role in the Amazon TV series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Timothy Hutton now has joined Beautiful Boy, the Felix Van Groeningen-directed feature drama for Amazon Studios that stars Steve Carell, Maura Tierney, Timothee Chalamet and Amy Ryan. The film tells a harrowing true story of addiction and recovery. It is based on the story of the accomplished journalist David Sheff, whose son, Nic, developed a devastating meth addiction. Van… »


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China Date Set For Jackie Chan Pic ‘The Foreigner’ – CinemaCon

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The Foreigner, starring Jackie Chan, has landed a September 29 release date in China. The news came out of Stx’s CinemaCon presentation Tuesday morning in Las Vegas, where Stx motion picture group chair Adam Fogelson noted that the project is a Chinese co-production. Chan is a beloved star in the Middle Kingdom; his past two films — Kung Fu Yoga and Railroad Tigers — did gangbuster business in the country. The Foreigner is based on the book The Chinaman by Stephen Leather… »


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‘Marjorie Prime’ Acquired By FilmRise, With Awards-Season Push Planned For Lois Smith

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Exclusive: FilmRise has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Marjorie Prime, the Michael Almereyda sci-fi pic starring Lois Smith and Jon Hamm. It bowed this year at Sundance, where it won the festival’s Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize. FilmRise plans a mid-2017 theatrical release and an awards-season push for its 86-year-old star Smith, whose credits go as far back as Elia Kazan’s 1955 classic East Of Eden. Tim Robbins and Geena Davis co-star in the pic… »


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AMC Entertainment Completes Acquisition of Nordic Cinema Group

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The world’s largest movie exhibition chain just became a little bigger: Wanda Group’s AMC Entertainment today closed its $964 million deal to buy Stockholm-based Nordic Cinema Group, the largest cinema chain in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Nordic shareholders — led by private equity firm Bridgepoint and Swedish media group Bonnier Holding — received $651.9 million in cash, while AMC repaid $312.5 million in the chain’s debt. AMC says it expects to find $5 million of… »

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Sony Lands ‘Hunting El Chapo’; Studio To Enlist Michael Bay?

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Exclusive: Sony Pictures finally has closed the screen-rights deal on the Cole Merrell and Douglas Century book Hunting El Chapo: The Thrilling Inside Story of the American Lawman Who Captured the World's Most-Wanted Drug Lord. Deadline revealed March 8 that the studio was in pole position to capture the book, and that Michael Bay was one of the rival suitors. Sources said the studio is moving quickly to recruit Bay to develop the book as producer and potential director… »


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Nato’s John Fithian Talks Pvod And Piracy After Touting “First Billion-Dollar March In History” At Box Office – CinemaCon

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Updated, 1:00 Pm: Asked by Deadline about whether the studios or other companies will be able to pull off Premium Video on Demand (Pvod), Nato President and CEO John Fithian said, “Going back to 2010 (we) said, ‘Let’s stop fighting publicly about the future of our release dates, this is about growing the pie for everyone.’ So, our partners in distribution and our partners in exhibition said let’s talk about how to grow the business together … finding a way to grow the… »

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Scott Adkins To Star In Indie Thriller ‘Incoming’; Julia Jones Boards ‘Hard Powder’

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Doctor Strange actor Scott Adkins has been tapped as the lead in Benattar/Thomas Productions’ sci-fi action thriller Incoming, with helmer Eric Zaragoza making his film directorial debut. XLrator Media has secured the North American distribution rights to the film, which is currently in production in Belgrade, Serbia. Jorge Saralegui wrote the screenplay, based on an original story by Rick Benattar, Nigel Thomas and Jorge Saralegui, about an International Space Station… »


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‘Valerian’, ‘Molly’s Game’, ‘Mile 22’ & ‘Bad Moms Christmas’ Round Out Stx CinemaCon Presentation

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Stx Entertainment returned to CinemaCon after making a big splash a year ago, this year armed with EuropaCorp’s slate including Luc Besson’s $180M sci-fi movie Valerian, which opens July 21. In his opening speech, Stx chief Adam Fogelson emphasized how the studio was committed to female filmmakers in the wake of its blockbuster success with Bad Moms — which earned the first A CinemaScore for an R-rated comedy since The Hangover — and the critical acclaim for The Edge of Se… »


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Elton John, Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice To Bring Animated ‘Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ To Big Screen For Stx Family – CinemaCon

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Stx Entertainment said today that Elton John, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice will team for a feature animated version of Joseph And The Amazing Techicolor Dreamcoat. Adam Fogelson, chairman of Stx’s Motion Picture Group, took to the stage Tuesday at CinemaCon in Las Vegas to unveil the new offering and said the pic is slated for the Stx Family banner. The film will also feature new songs written by Lloyd Webber and Rice. Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a… »


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Robert Rodriguez To Direct ‘Ugly Dolls’ For STX For May 2019 Bow – CinemaCon

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Robert Rodriguez will direct STX Entertainment’s animated Ugly Dolls, based on the kids toys, which the company has long planned as the film to launch its family and animation division. The movie will come out May 10, 2019.

The dolls were created by David Horvath via his company Pretty Ugly LLC and have taken off in popularity in Asia. The film version will be produced by STX with Gigi Pritzker and OddLot co-producing. Horvath and business partner Drew Matilsky will… »


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Netflix Has Eye For Brit Comedy ‘Mindhorn’; Takes Rights Outside UK

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Exclusive: Netflix has acquired rights outside the UK to British comedy feature Mindhorn. Written by Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby of cult favorite The Mighty Boosh, the film marks the feature helming debut of award-winning theater director Sean Foley (The Play What I Wrote). Mindhorn will launch in all Netflix territories on May 12, following the May 5 UK theatrical release by Studiocanal. Protagonist Pictures handles sales on the film whose trailer you can check out… »


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Luc Besson Says Mounting ‘Valerian’ Is Akin To Assembling A Swiss Clock – CinemaCon

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Ahead of Stx’s presentation at CinemaCon, director Luc Besson and British actress Cara Delevingne made a pitstop at Hollywood’s ArcLight Cinemas last night to show off the second Valerian trailer in 3D. Today, Stx chief Adam Fogelson loved the Valerian trailer so much, he played it twice to those in the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. “Jaw-dropping” isn’t a phrase to throw around, but in viewing the second Valerian trailer in 3D, it seems to apply. Dressed in splashy… »


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No. 8 ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Box Office Profits – 2016 Most Valuable Movie Blockbuster Tournament

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When it comes to evaluating the financial performance of top movies, it isn't about what a film grosses at the box office. The true tale is told when production budgets, P&A, talent participations and other costs collide with box office grosses and ancillary revenues from VOD to DVD and TV. To get close to that mysterious end of the equation, Deadline is repeating our Most Valuable Blockbuster tournament, using data culled by seasoned and trusted sources. Captain America… »


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Juliette Binoche’s Venice Pic ‘Polina’ Acquired By Oscilloscope; ‘The Drowning’ Lands At Paladin & Electric

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Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Polina, the ballet drama starring Juliette Binoche that played at the 2016 Venice Film Festival. A July release date is in the works for the pic, which was co-directed by Valérie Müller and dancer-choreographer Angelin Preljocaj. Müller wrote the screenplay based on the graphic novel by Bastien Vivès. It centers on Polina (Anastasia Shevtsova), a promising classical ballet dancer who is just about to join the… »


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Raoul Peck’s ‘The Young Karl Marx’ Acquired By The Orchard For Fall Bow

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The Orchard has acquired U.S. distribution rights to The Young Karl Marx, the latest film from Oscar-nominated I Am Not Your Negro director Raoul Peck. A fall theatrical release is planned for the pic, which bowed this year at Berlin. August Diehl, Stefan Konarske and Vicky Krieps star. Peck directed, produced and co-wrote the film, which explores the origins of the international Socialist movement, the emergence of the Communist League and its founding document the… »


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Netflix Nabs Gareth Evans’ ‘Apostle’; Michael Sheen, Lucy Boynton, Kristine Froseth & More Round Cast

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Exclusive: Netflix has acquired the global distribution rights to period revenge thriller Apostle, written and directed Gareth Evans, with Michael Sheen, Lucy Boynton, Bill Millner, and Kristine Froseth joining the cast along with previously announced Dan Stevens, who was attached to the project early on. Filming is schdeuled to begin in April, with Xyz Films, Severn Screen and Evans' One More One Production producing. The pic follows man who travels to a remote island… »


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Darlene Cates Dies: ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’ Star Was 69

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Darlene Cates, who starred as the housebound mother in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape has died. Cates died in her sleep Sunday morning at her home in Forney, Texas. She was 69. Her daughter Sherri Cates Morgan announced her mother’s death on Facebook (see below). In the announcement, Morgan wrote "We take comfort in knowing that she is no longer in pain and is in the arms of our Heavenly Father.” Cates is best known for her role of Bonnie Grape, the housebound, overweight… »


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