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Matt Dillon is at Locarno this week where he will receive the festival’s lifetime achievement award, a prestigious honour that he joked comes with a unique balance of positives and negatives. “I’m too young,” he said. “But I do this because hopefully there’s some director here that’s gonna say ‘good job’ because I’m only as
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Batgirl star Leslie Grace has responded on social media to Warner Bros. shelving the DC film, but hers weren’t words of bitterness, just gratitude to be on the journey. “Querida familia! On the heels of the recent news about our movie ‘Batgirl,’ I am proud of the love, hard work and intention all of our incredible
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EXCLUSIVE: Sundance Now has joined Sky’s British comedy-drama series The Lovers, bagging itself rights in the U.S. and Canada. The AMC Networks streamer has been expected to board the show for a number of weeks and Deadline can now confirm its participation. Sundance Now will become a co-producer on the show, which comes from Pure, Life and Doctor Foster producer Drama
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EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studio’s Prime Video is charging into the fall season with a bevy of awards contending and crowd pleasing movies, the list of dates which you can find below. Many of these will be having splashy world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival, i.e. My Policeman, Lena Dunham’s Catherine Called Birdy, with the
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Why did Warner Bros scrap Batgirl and Scoob! Holiday Haunt? The cancelation by Warner Bros of two made for HBO Max streaming movies came as a shock to the town. There are several threads here, but the move amounts to an emphatic rejection of past WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar’s strategy to make original $70 million
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The ever-expanding Blink49 Studios is moving into the non-scripted game. The Toronto-headquartered Endeavor Content-backed outfit has tapped two eOne execs, Allison Brough and Toby Dormer, to lead the charge and forge a slate of non-fiction entertainment targeting the Canadian and international marketplace. Dormer will lead the division, taking on the Executive Vice President, Unscripted Television
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EXCLUSIVE: Germany has long been a powerhouse in football (aka soccer), winning four World Cups between 1954 and 2014. Now the country is developing a taste for American football. Germany’s got its own American football league, the GFL. Among the teams are the Munich Cowboys (not to be confused with the Dallas Cowboys), the Berlin
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Do you remember the years when then-partners Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt first started adopting children? Back in 2002, they adopted their first child Maddox followed by Zahara in 2005, and then Pax in 2007. From 2006-2008, they had three children. While Maddox started college back in 2019, here’s another reason to feel old- Zahara
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Warner Bros’ DC League Of Super-Pets started wagging its tail overseas this weekend, barking up an estimated $18.4M in 63 markets That’s in line with expectations and places it 37% ahead of family comp The Bad Guys in like-for-likes. The global debut was $41.4M. Outside the pooches, this was notably another holdover weekend for the
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UPDATE: Sylvester Stallone posted a new message via Instagram on Sunday going after producer Irwin Winkler yet again following the announcement that a Rocky spinoff film is in the works at MGM titled Drago. The post contained a gallery of four photos, the first of which depicts Winkler as a vampire with blood all over
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Italian judges have rejected a request by state prosecutors to re-detain Canadian director Paul Haggis, while an investigation into sexual assault allegations against him continues. Local news agency Ansa reported over the weekend that appeals court judges Livia Orlando and Gualberto Buccarelli in the southern Italian city of Lecce had overturned the request. The Oscar-winning
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SATURDAY AM UPDATE: The expected summer slowdown is taking its expected course with Warner Bros. animated film DC League of Super-Pets grossing a $9.3M Friday, for an expected $23M+ opening at 4,314. Warners was initially eyeing around $25M for the film, and some earlier week industry speculation higher, so hopefully there’s some lift from matinees
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