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‘Brian and Charles’: How the Brit Comedy’s (Extremely) Low-Budget, 7-Foot, Cabbage-Eating Robot Was Brought to Life

The humble robot has served as a faithful companion in films since the early days of cinema. But very few are 7 feet tall, look like an emotionless old man who has swallowed a washing machine whole, talk like a toddler on a Speak & Spell and enjoy eating cabbages. Introducing Charles Petrescu, the star […]

‘Saint Maud’ Director Rose Glass On Her Buzzy A24 Horror, Piggybacking Bond and (Briefly) Beating ‘Tenet’

The debut director's critically-lauded psychological horror — already an indie awards season darling in the U.K. — is now finally out in the U.S. after multiple pandemic delays.

Sue Bruce-Smith, Film4 Deputy Director, Dies at 62

Sue Bruce-Smith, Film4's deputy director and a highly respected figure in the British film industry, died Saturday. He was 62.

Mike Leigh Sets Next Film, Bleecker Street Takes U.S. Rights

Mike Leigh has set his next project after 2018's 'Peterloo,' with Bleecker Street having acquired U.S. rights.

‘Bait’ Director Mark Jenkin Sets Horror Movie ‘Enys Men’ With Film4

Double BAFTA nominee Mark Jenkin has set the follow-up to his acclaimed debut 'Bait,' with Film4 having come on board.

Cryptocurrency Platform TaTaTu Strikes Deal for Film4, Lakeshore, Kew Media Library Titles (Exclusive)

TaTaTu, the cryptocurrency-centric social entertainment platform run by entrepreneur Andrea Iervolino, has signed content licensing agreements for Lakeshore Entertainment, Kew Media Group and Film4 library titles.

Film4 Names ‘Taboo,’ ‘Everest’ Line Producer Head of Physical Production

Film4 has appointed veteran line producer Tori Parry, known for her work on such series as 'Taboo' and such films as 'Greed,' as its permanent head of physical production.

‘Three Identical Strangers’ Doc to Be Adapted Into Feature Film

'Three Identical Strangers' documentary is being adapted for the big screen.

Cannes: Showtime Documentary on Charlie Chaplin Heading to Market

The "definitive" doc on the cinema icon is coming from BAFTA nominees Peter Middleton and James Spinney.

Tommy Lee Jones Joins Casey Affleck in Joe Wright’s ‘Stoner’ Adaptation (Exclusive)

The film is based on John Williams' critically acclaimed 1965 novel.

Film4 Head on U.K.’s Evolving Film Scene and Avenging Elusive Filmmakers

"'What do you mean, you want two weeks off?' I have to get my head around that because in the States, they don't believe in vacations," industry vet Daniel Battsek tells THR.

AFM: Evan Peters Signs Up for Bart Layton’s ‘American Animals’

Sierra/Affinity is handling international sales on the heist thriller, which Film4 and AI Film are co-financing.