So in a pandemic year that has spun the movie world off its orbit — canceling other top-tier festivals including SXSW, the Cannes Film Festival, and the Telluride Film Festival; attenuating the number of features screening in Toronto from 333 last year to a mere 50; and moving the brunt of those titles to password-protected online showings absent the gala hoopla that has triggered past TIFF deal-making frenzies — conventional wisdom held against Toronto maintaining its reputation as a hot acquisitions marketplace. Chernin Entertainment is producing with Jason Momoa, Chris O’Dowd and Marlow Barkley also on board to star. Which Movie Studios Won and Lost the Summer of No Blockbusters? On September 15, IFC Films picked up North American distribution rights to the Sam Pollard–directed documentary MLK/FBI.

"The film speaks for itself," says Netflix's Ted Sarandos in defense of Maïmouna Doucouré's "Cuties," which has been accused of sexualizing young girls. According to the Hollywood Reporter, “any pulp-loving genre fan who can accept completely absurd action in the name of a good time should probably just stop reading now and add Shadow to the must-see list.” IndieWire, meanwhile, commended the originality of the movie’s “feminist-leaning freshness” and “energy that never relents (even in the face of things like ‘logic’ and ‘physics’ and ‘common sense’).” But Slashfilm took issue with Shadow’s over-the-top plotting — “what’s on display here is so abrasive and so bombastic that it begins to sap the life out of you” — and Lainey Gossip lamented its general lack of coherence: “If you want to see a bonkers movie that completely flies off the rails halfway through, then this is the movie for you.”. Whose Bed Is Miley Cyrus Working on a Metallica Covers Album From? Here Are All the Movies Delayed Because of the Coronavirus. Peanut Butter Falcon8. Netflix followed up that purchase the following day by snapping up worldwide distribution rights to Pieces of a Woman, the English-language debut of Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó (White God), for an undisclosed price. On September 11, the streaming behemoth struck TIFF 2020’s first major deal, acquiring Halle Berry’s directorial debut, Bruised, for a “high teens” eight-figure sum ahead of its festival premiere. EXCLUSIVE: Kyle Chandler is set to join the cast of the Netflix pic Slumberland with Francis Lawrence directing.

Founders Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg have posted an open letter on, Jennifer Lawrence: ‘I Was a Little Republican’, “My first time voting, I voted for John McCain.”. Two days later, in what Deadline characterized as a sale that “might hold the distinction of being the first drive-in movie acquisition ever,” Vertical Entertainment and Redbox Entertainment paid $5 million for North American distribution rights to Shadow in the Cloud, the critically divisive Midnight Madness selection co-written and directed by New Zealand filmmaker Roseanne Liang (also co-credited is the disgraced Hollywood screenwriter Max Landis). Rise of Skywalker7. "I'd rather drink poison than break my back for you." 191710. Get a first look at the Colson Whitehead adaptation coming to Prime Video. It also played at the Toronto & New York Film Festivals last year. Set 10 years after the film trilogy, three new characters continue the chase for easy money in Stockholm's changed underworld and startup boom. The Farewell5.

A behind-the-scenes look at how entrepreneur Daniel Ek and financial partner Martin Lorentzon founded Spotify and revolutionized the music industry. Who Plays Sacha Baron Cohen’s Daughter in. Now it's reset for release in October in virtual cinemas. Or Did Quibi Kill Quibi? Italian actor Luca Marinelli won the Best Actor prize in Venice for playing Martin, then went on to co-star in Netflix's The Old Guard this year. Netflix Spent Big at the Toronto International Film Festival, Ice Cube Puts Eric Trump on Thin Ice Over Fake Trump-Hat Photo With 50 Cent, Shonda Rhimes Left ABC for Netflix After a Disneyland Ticket Snub, Cardi B Really Didn’t Mean to Post That Nude, The Rudy Giuliani Moment Going Viral Is Good for. For Sama10. The screenplay is co-written by Maurizio Braucci & Pietro Marcello, adapted from Jack London's 1909 novel of the same name. While the film is taking influences from Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, plot details are being kept under wraps.

James Randi transitioned from magician to a scientific skeptic, dedicating the latter half of his career to exposing fraud illusionists. All rights reserved. Chandler soon will be seen starring in Netflix’s The Midnight Skywas , directed by George Clooney. This was supposed to open in the spring, but has been delayed for months. The film also stars Jessica Cressy, Vincenzo Nemolato, Marco Leonardi, Carlo Cecchi, Pietro Ragusa, Denise Sardisco, Carmen Pommella, Elisabetta Valgoi, & Savino Paparella. Wahlberg’s character’s shame and fury at his inability to reconcile the situation firm into resolve: He endeavors to walk from Oregon to New York on a campaign to raise awareness about the noxious effects of bullying. All Rights reserved.