Fox Searchlight Pictures And Film4’s "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" Crosses $100MM Worldwide BOG

Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Steve Gilula and Nancy Utley announced that Martin McDonagh's Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe-winning Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, financed by Fox Searchlight Pictures and Film4, crossed $100 million in worldwide gross on Monday, February 12, 2018. 

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins Michael Fassbender In David Sandberg’s Action-Comedy "Kung Fury"

BLOOM announced today that Golden Globe® Winner Arnold Schwarzenegger (Terminator, The Expendables) will join Academy Award® Nominee Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class, Alien: Covenant) and David Hasselhoff (“Knight  Rider”) in David Sandberg’s action-comedy Kung Fury.

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Bethlehem Director Yuval Adler To Helm Espionage-Thriller "The Operative," with Diane Kruger and Eric Bana In Negotiations To Star

BLOOM announced today that Diane Kruger (In the Fade) and Eric Bana (Munich) are in negotiations to star in Bethlehem director Yuval Adler's espionage-thriller The Operative, the story of a woman recruited by the Mossad to go undercover in Tehran.

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FilmNation Entertainment and 30West Partner To Finance The Mindy Kaling, Emma Thompson Project "Late Night"

30WEST and FilmNation Entertainment have announced they will partner to finance the upcoming comedy Late Night, starring Academy Award® Winner Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling (A Wrinkle in Time, Oceans 8). FilmNation Entertainment will launch international sales in Berlin. 

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Oscar® Week Events Celebrate Nominees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year's nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.

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90TH OSCARS® Nominations Announced The Shape of Water Earns 13; Dunkirk, 8; Three Billboards, 7 (Complete List)

Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish, from the break out hit "Girls Trip," and actor-director Andy Serkis from "War of the Planet of the Apes," joined Academy President John Bailey in announcing the 90th Academy Awards® nominations from the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

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Sean Baker, Ava Duvernay, Greta Gerwig, Chloé Zhao and Others to Participate in 17th Annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the LA Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced speakers for the 17th annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up series throughout the month of February.

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Film Independent Selects Thirty Filmmakers For Project Involve 2018; 25th Anniversary Of Diversity Mentorship Program

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, has selected 30 filmmakers for Project Involve, the organization's signature diversity mentorship program, that this year celebrates its 25th anniversary.

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Seventy Original Songs Vie For 2017 Oscar®

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 70 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2017 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards®.

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Two-Time Academy Award® Nominee Bruce Dern Joins Josh Hartnett And Margarita Levieva In Anthony Jerjen’s “Inherit The Viper”

Barry Films announced today that multiple Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-nominee Bruce Dern alongside Owen Teague, Valorie Curry, Chandler Riggs, and Dash Mihok have joined Josh Hartnett and Margarita Levieva in Anthony Jerjen's Inherit the Viper.

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  • Gleason Review - Raw, Emotional, Vulnerable

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    Gleason, from Amazon Studios and Open Road Films, comes the story of Steve Gleason, the former New Orleans Saint Special Teams player and ALS survivor, and chronicles the advent and decline of the pro baller who once brought a city back from the brink.

     
  • He Named Me Malala Review - Beautiful, Inspiring, Timely, Necessary

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    He Named Me Malala, from Fox Searchlight Pictures and Image Nation Abu Dhabi, presents a beautifully crafted auto biography of the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and the incredible journey that brought her to that place.

     
  • Business News: GeoGuard and Skyhook Pioneer Media Piracy Protection with Precise Location Data for Film Industry

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    GeoGuard, the geo-location piracy prevention experts and Skyhook, the world's leading behavioral location intelligence company, today announced a collaboration that provides the content industry with the industry's first solution that ensures viewers are verifiably watching films and TV at home.

     
  • Teen, Tortured and Shamed by Dad, Commits Suicide

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    Isabel Laxamana, a beautiful raven haired ‘tween, suffered the brutalities of bullying when her father believing discipline, including shaming, would stop any future poor social media choices chopped off her long hair on camera and uploaded the video.

     
  • Abacus: Small Enough To Jail Directed By Steve James Receives Oscar® Nomination For Best Documentary Feature

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    The FRONTLINE (PBS) documentary ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL,  directed by award-winning filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and produced by Mark Mitten and Julie Goldman has been nominated for an Academy Award® in the Documentary Feature category.

     
  • AFI FEST 2016 Presented by Audi Unveils Conversations And Presentations Lineup

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    The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the Conversations and Presentations lineup for AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi. Highlights include an AFI Master Class on CITIZEN KANE with Peter Bogdanovich following a 75th anniversary screening.  

  • Money News: Global Markets Struggle; Top Eight Close Down; Nikkei, Mexico Up

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average,in response to the poor showing from January’s Bureau of Labor Statistic’s  jobs report, as well as eight of the top ten world markets, unable to rally, sustained heavy losses as investor confidence globally continued to fall.