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Mediawan Inks Film, TV Production Deal With ‘Intouchables’ Producer

Fast-growing European production group Mediawan (Call my Agent!, The Stronghold) has signed a production deal with Good Hero, the French outfit run by producer Laurent Zeitoun (The Intouchables, The Death of Stalin) and CEO Gregory Ouanhon, to co-develop and co-produce feature films and high-end TV series. Good Hero’s Kiel Murray (Cars, Raya and the Last […]

‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci Compares Trump COVID-19 Diagnosis to ‘Death of Stalin,’ ‘Chernobyl’

The writer-director also shares that Trump's behavior reminds him of a Watchmen character.

Armando Iannucci Criticizes IFC Films for Bringing ‘Death of Stalin’ to Cinemas Amid Pandemic

Armando Iannucci says he doesn't approve of IFC Films bringing 'Death of Stalin' to U.S. cinemas amid the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the date of May 29 is "simply too early."

Toronto: Pietro Marcello’s ‘Martin Eden’ Wins Platform Prize

Pietro Marcello's Martin Eden, an adaptation of the Jack London novel set in 1880s Naples, on Thursday was named as the winner of the Platform competition, while Heather Young's Murmur nabbed the FIPRESCI prize at the Toronto Film Festival.

‘Black Panther,’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Among USC Scripter Award Finalists

The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 31st annual Scripter Awards, which recognize movie and TV screenwriters alongside the authors of the original works they adapted.

‘Girl,’ ‘Above the Law’ Lead Belgium Film Award Nominations

Francois Troukens' 'Above the Law,' a shoot-'em-up thriller set among corrupt cops and nasty robbers in Brussels; and Lukas Dhont's transgender drama 'Girl,' Belgium's official Oscar candidate this year, are the frontrunners for this year's Magritte Awards, the leading film prize for Franco-Belgian cinema.

Armando Iannucci on ‘Death of Stalin’ Success, Censorship and Why He Ditched His Trump Film Idea

A joke film pitch on Twitter in which Trump is drugged and moved to a replica White House received a flurry of interest from Hollywood.

‘Cold War’ Wins Big at 2018 European Film Awards

Pawel Pawlikowski’s black-and-white Polish drama 'Cold War' took home five trophies, including for best film and best actress honors for Joanna Kulig, on Saturday at the 2018 European Film Awards, while Marcello Fonte was named best actor for his role in Matteo Garrone’s Italian drama 'Dogman.'

‘Cold War’ Leads European Film Awards Nominations

Pawel Pawlikowski's black-and-white Polish love story 'Cold War' leads the 2018 European Film Awards with five nominations, including best film, director and acting mentions for leads Joanna Kulig and Tomasz Kot.

‘Hunter Killer’ Premiere Canceled in Russia, Ukraine

The Russia release of 'Hunter Killer,' a Hollywood thriller starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman in which U.S. troops are sent in to rescue a Russian president during a coup attempt, has been canceled on the eve of its debut in the country.

Toronto Film Festival: 2018 Platform Section Jury Unveiled

Margarethe von Trotta, Bela Tarr and South Korean director Lee Chang-dong will serve as the jurors to select this year's Platform winner.

Specialty Box Office: Russian-Banned Satire ‘Death of Stalin’ Strikes Chord in U.S.

Armando Iannucci's film enjoys one of the best starts ever for veteran indie distributor IFC.