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‘Mandy’ Filmmaker Panos Cosmatos Teams With A24, XYZ Films for Sci-Fi Fantasy ‘Nekrokosm’ (Exclusive)

Panos Cosmatos has kept a low-profile since making his last film, Mandy, the surprise hit that starred Nicolas Cage and released in 2018. Now the filmmaker is back with a new feature project, reuniting with producer XYZ Films and working for the first time with A24, the artist-driven and envelope-pushing production and distribution company. Titled […]

SXSW: Ti West’s ‘X’ Gets Secret Prequel Film

Ahead of Ti West’s X horror thriller getting an A24 release this Friday, there’s news of a secret prequel film already in the works. West’s genre pic premiered at SXSW on Sunday night and is the latest horror endeavor from the scare maven. The project, co-financed by A24 and Bron, shot in New Zealand with […]

SXSW: Michelle Yeoh and ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Open Fest With Loads of Applause

“It’s been a tough hard couple of years, and things are still hard all over. But this is an amazing moment that we get to enjoy an incredible movie together,” said SXSW director of film Janet Pierson to a packed house Friday at the Paramount Theater in Downtown Austin, Texas, before stumbling over her words. […]

Michelle Yeoh in ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

A Chinese American laundromat owner fretting over a tax audit gets pulled into a violent multiverse clash in this sci-fi adventure comedy by the filmmaking team known as Daniels.

A24 Nabs $225M Equity Investment to Expand Production

Indie outfit A24 has landed an equity investment of $225 million, which will be used to expand the Moonlight and Euphoria outfit’s production and distribution. Stripes serves as the lead investor for the round, with the investment group holding less than 10 percent of the company, placing A24’s valuation above $2.5 billion. Stripes’ founder, Ken […]

A24 Poaches BBC Film, Drama Directors as Part of Major International Push

In a surprising move that will likely turn heads across the U.K.’s film and TV industry and beyond, A24 has fired up the cannons of its global ambitions by poaching two of the country’s most experienced and respected executives. Rose Garnett, director of BBC Film, and Piers Wenger, director of BBC Drama, will join the […]

Brenda Deiss, Breakout ‘Red Rocket’ Film Star, Dies at 60

Brenda Deiss, the breakout star of Sean Baker’s Red Rocket indie movie in 2021, has died. She was 60. The unexpected movie actress who appeared alongside Simon Rex in the drama about a washed-up actor looking to reboot his Texas hometown died on Feb. 14 in Clear Lake, Texas from complications following a stroke in […]

‘Marcel the Shell’ Movie Acquired by A24

A24 has acquired the North American rights to feature film Marcel the Shell With Shoes On, based on the beloved online shorts. Marcel the Shell follows an adorable 1-inch-tall shell, voiced by Jenny Slate, who first appeared on YouTube in 2010. In the feature film version, Marcel is seen eking out a colorful existence with […]

‘Red Rocket’ Trailer: Simon Rex Plays Porn Star Struggling After Return to Texas Hometown

A24 has dropped the first trailer for director Sean Baker’s (The Florida Project, Tangerine) upcoming film Red Rocket, which stars Simon Rex as a washed-up porn star named Mikey Saber.  The two-minute clip begins with Mikey returning to his small Texas hometown, where he is not welcomed with open arms by everyone, including his estranged […]

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in Joel Coen’s ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’: Film Review | NYFF 2021

A first-rate cast and stunning craftsmanship bring surging vitality to Shakespeare’s political thriller about an ambitious couple whose murderous power grab sends them spiraling into madness.

A24 Boards Shane Meadows’ BBC Drama ‘The Gallows Pole,’ George MacKay Among Cast

A24 has expanded its TV reach across the Atlantic, boarding The Gallows Pole from renowned British writer-director Shane Meadows (This is England, The Virtues). The six-part period drama — being produced by Element Pictures (The Favourite, Normal People) for the BBC, and now in production in the U.K. — has also unveiled its cast. Michael Socha (This […]

Joaquin Phoenix in Mike Mills’ ‘C’mon C’mon’: Film Review | Telluride 2021

Gaby Hoffmann and young newcomer Woody Norman play a frazzled mother and her preternaturally perceptive 9-year-old son, whose time in his uncle’s care proves meaningful for both of them.