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AFM: Millennium Boss on Casting ‘Expendables 4’ and Small-Screen Plans (‘Rambo’ TV?)

An ever-present market flagbearer (a flag perhaps clutched by a bruised and bloodied hand), action film overlord Millennium Media appears to have emerged from the coronavirus pandemic even more

Biopic of Italian Designer Roberto Cavalli in Works (Exclusive)

Roberto Cavalli, the Italian fashion designer renowned for his stretch jeans and animal prints, is getting the biopic treatment, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Filmmaking duo Andrea…

AFM First Look: Bruce Willis in Action Thriller Sequel ‘Fortress 2’ (Exclusive)

Bruce Willis is all tied up in this exclusive first-look photo from upcoming action thriller Fortress 2. The film — the second in the Fortress trilogy and coming quick on the heels of…

AFM: Saban Takes British Gangland Revenge Thriller ‘Bull’ for North America (Exclusive)

Bull, the brutal British gangland revenge thriller from BAFTA-winning writer/director Paul Andrew Williams, has been acquired for North America by Saban Films, which swooped on the rights in a…

AFM: Ryan Phillippe, Kate Bosworth, Ving Rhames Board Joe Russo Co-Penned Thriller ‘The Locksmith’

Ryan Phillippe (Crash, Gosford Park), Kate Bosworth (Still Alice, Superman Returns) and Ving Rhames (Mission: Impossible, Pulp Fiction) are teaming up for upcoming thriller The Locksmith, The Hollywoo…

AFM: First-Look Clip From Adventure-Drama ‘The Falconer’ (Exclusive)

The deadly claws of a bird of prey are seen being carefully tied up in the exclusive first-look clip from upcoming coming-of-age adventure-drama The Falconer. The film, written and directed by

AFM: Edgar Ramirez, Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Star in Isabel Coixet’s Romance ‘Nobody’s Heart’

Spanish filmmaker Isabel Coixet (The Bookshop, Learning to Drive) has cast the duo of Edgar Ramirez (The Girl on the Train, Joy, Jungle Cruise) and BAFTA nominee Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Misbehaviour

AFM: Berenice Bejo to Star in Lone Scherfig’s Adaptation of ‘The Movie Teller’

Bérénice Bejo, who rose to fame as the Oscar-nominated star of The Artist, is set to lead BAFTA nominee Lone Scherfig’s upcoming adaptation of The Movie Teller. Antonio de la Torre…

‘McCarthy’ Director on Humanizing the “Symbol of Evil” Behind McCarthyism

One of the most interesting projects heading into this year’s American Film Market, McCarthy will turn the clock back some 60 years and focus on the life and times of one of the most…

AFM: Streaming Wars, COVID Will Put Indie Film Models to the Test

The future of the independent movie business won’t be decided in the next five days, but the American Film Market, which opens its (virtual) doors on Monday and runs through Friday, could prove…

Kelsey Grammer, Phyllis Logan Teaming for Survival Thriller ‘No Way Up’

Dr. Crane and Mrs. Hughes are joining forces. Frasier star Kelsey Grammer and Downton Abbey‘s Phyllis Logan are uniting for high concept thriller No Way Up, being introduced to buyers at…

Rupert Everett Casts Kit Clarke, John Malkovich, Kristin Scott Thomas in Autobiographical Feature ‘Lost and Found in Paris’

Having already told the story of Oscar Wilde’s time in Paris in 2018’s The Happy Prince, noted British actor, director and author Rupert Everett is set to turn the lens on his own period in…