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‘A Quiet Place’ Star Millicent Simmonds Teaming With Rachel Brosnahan for Helen Keller Biopic ‘Helen & Teacher’

Millicent Simmonds, the deaf star of A Quiet Place Part I and II and Wonderstruck, is teaming up with Emmy-winning Marvelous Mrs. Maisel lead Rachel Brosnahan for Helen & Teacher, set to tell…

American Film Market Confirms Plans for In-Person Event

The American Film Market, following Cannes’ lead, says they are planning a return to an in-person market in Santa Monica this year. “I want to let you know that plans are well underway for…

Performers’ Unions “Demand Action” on Workplace Harassment Allegations Amid Scott Rudin Claims

Days after The Hollywood Reporter's story on producer Scott Rudin, leaders from SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity and American Federation of Musicians Local 802 said in a joint statement that "every corporate…

AFM: Dave Bautista’s ‘Universe’s Most Wanted’ Sells Wide

AGC International has pre-sold the upcoming sci-fi comedy 'Universe's Most Wanted,' directed by Brad Peyton and starring Dave Bautista, across most of the world at the…

AFM: Saban Scores North American, U.K. Rights for ‘Under The Stadium Lights’ (Exclusive)

Saban Films has picked up North American and U.K. rights for real-life football drama 'Under the Stadium Lights,' starring Laurence Fishburne. 

AFM: COVID-19 Uncertainty Puts Damper on Deals

Business was slow at the 2020 American Film Market, held online-only this year, with international buyers wary of making big deals amid continued COVID-19 uncertainty. 

AFM: CEO of South Korea’s Megabox Talks Netflix Partnership, Creating the Next ‘Parasite’

Kim Jin-sun, whose Megabox controls 20 percent of South Korean movie screens, explains how he courted Netflix to release David Fincher's 'Mank' and George Clooney's 'The Midnight Sky' at his…

Why Rapid COVID Testing Could Make Alberta Hollywood’s Next Production Hub

As the coronavirus outbreak bludgeons Hollywood with global travel restrictions, Alberta has rolled out rapid COVID testing that has A-list stars now able to cross a closed U.S.-Canadian border and…

AFM: Dea Kulumbegashvili on Her Bold, Feminist Debut ‘Beginning’

Georgian filmmaker Dea Kulumbegashvili discusses her bold, and overtly feminist, choices in her directing debut 'Beginning.' The story of a woman's struggles in an insular Jehovah's Witness community…

AFM: Local Titles Fill the Studio Gap, But Can They Replace Blockbuster Box Office?

As the studios hold back their tentpole titles, countries with strong local industries — from Denmark and France to China and South Korea — have seen a box office bump for homegrown movies.&nbsp…

AFM: Colm Meaney Joins Stephen Moyer in Thriller ‘Confession’ (Exclusive)

Veteran Irish actor Colm Meaney has joined 'True Blood' star Stephen Moyer in upcoming thriller 'Confession.'

AFM: AGC Studios Options David Gilman’s Espionage Thriller ‘The Englishman’

Stuart Ford's AGC Studios has optioned David Gilman's espionage thriller 'The Englishman,' the first book in a planned series from the 'Master of War' author, with an eye to creating a new action…