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Get transported back to a simpler time with the first trailer for Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here, a series executive produced by Jim Carrey. The 1970s-set show explores the infamous stand-up comedy scene at the time and centers around a group of up-and-coming comics trying to make a name for themselves. Footage in the teaser is accompanied with “Blinded by the Light” by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band…
Comedic and dramatic actors alike have been lined up to make up the cast, including Oscar winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Rj Cyler (Power Rangers), Ari Graynor (Celeste and Jesse Forever), Clark Duke (The Office), Stephen Guarino (Happy Endings), Erik Griffin (Workaholics) and Andrew Santino (Mixology). A slew of guest stars ranging from Sebastian Stan (Captain America: Civil War) to Robert Forster (London Has Fallen) will periodically join the main cast members during the show’s run.
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- Justin Cook
With awards season heating up, the shortlist for the 37th annual Golden Raspberry Awards have been revealed, giving us a look at the nomination ballot paper for this year’s contenders for the very worst in cinematic achievement:
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Dinesh D’Souza – Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
Greg McLean – The Darkness
Tyler Perry – Boo! A Madea Halloween
- Gary Collinson
As we head into the thick of awards season, it’s time to celebrate all the incredible films that 2016 brought us. La La Land, Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea, Deadpool and Arrival will no doubt find themselves on the lips of many moviegoers over the next few weeks, while talent like Amy Adams, Casey Affleck, Emma Stone, Adam Driver and Denzel Washington, among others, will also start picking up some serious buzz.
But, as the best of the best start to take up most of the spotlight, there’s another another awards ceremony gearing up to get underway, and it’ll be celebrating very different types of movies and actors/actresses. We are, of course, referring to the Razzie Awards, which shine a light on the worst that the year had to offer. From the biggest losers to performances that were so dull you couldn’t stand to watch them, »
- Josh Wilding
The deal is expected help Nordic major Sf Studios expand internationally.
Nordic major Sf Studios has partnered with investment outfit Anton Corp to co-finance English-language productions.
The films will be produced by Sf Studios, sold internationally by Sf Studios with Anton Corp, and co-financed by both companies.
The partnership is part of Sf Studios’ plan to create films and TV shows for the international market with top Nordic stars and based on Nordic intellectual properties. The company is currently developing projects with Babak Najafi (London Has Fallen), Daniel Espinosa (Child 44, Safe House) and Jens Jonsson (Easy Money III: Life Deluxe).
The first film from the partnership will be announced soon.
In a statement, Frida Westerberg, Deputy CEO and COO at Sf Studios said: “In just a few years [Anton Corp] have established themselves as one of the main financing partners in Europe with close to 200 films invested in. With our ambitious international strategy, this partnership »
4 items from 2017
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