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Rose Byrne to Play New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Andrew Niccol’s ‘They Are Us’

In a project likely to spark considerable interest at the Cannes Virtual Market later this month, Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids, Mrs. America) is set to play New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in The…

Secret Lena Dunham Film ‘Sharp Stick’ Stars Kristine Froseth, Taylour Paige

Dunham will also star in her first movie in 11 years that explores female sexuality and recently wrapped production in Los Angeles.

Mark Rylance, Dylan O’Brien, Zoey Deutch, Johnny Flynn Board Graham Moore’s ‘The Outfit’

Focus Features has pre-bought world rights to FilmNation's crime drama about a former Saville Row tailor making suits for vicious gangsters in Chicago.

Richard Baker, Former FilmNation Exec, New President of Silk Factory U.S. 

Richard Baker, former marketing executive at FilmNation, has been named president of U.S. operations at creative agency Silk Factory. Silk Factory is known for its…

Virtual Cannes Deals Memo: Day 4

MGM jams with 'Bill & Ted' worldwide and studios circle Will Smith-starrer 'Emancipation' as the majors make their presence felt at the Virtual Cannes Market on day four.

CAA Backs New Film Market With San Sebastian, Zurich Festivals

CAA Media Finance is backing a new film market at the San Sebastian and Zurich film festivals in September that will feature movies from the cancelled SXSW and Tribeca Festivals as well as new sales…

Gotham Awards: Laura Dern, FilmNation CEO to Be Honored at 2019 Ceremony

Laura Dern and FilmNation CEO Glen Basner are the latest recipients of the 2019 Gotham Independent Film Awards tributes, with Dern set to receive the actress tribute and Basner receiving the industry…

FilmNation Taps Kirstie Macdonald to Head New U.K. TV Joint Venture

FilmNation's newly launched U.K. television joint venture with the Nordic Entertainment Group has named Kirstie Macdonald as its creative director.

‘Arrival’ Producers FilmNation and Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps Reteam for Sci-Fi Film ‘The Message’ (Exclusive)

Following in the footsteps of their best picture Oscar nominee 'Arrival,' FilmNation Entertainment and 21 Laps have acquired big-screen rights to Ken Liu's sci-fi short story 'The Message.'

Amazon’s ‘The Aeronauts’ Sets Exclusive Imax Run, Fall Release Date

Amazon Studios has set a Nov. 1 release date for 'The Aeronauts,' starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, and directed by Tom Harper.

FilmNation Teams Up With Nordic Entertainment Group for U.K. TV Venture

FilmNation Entertainment and Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) are coming together to launch a new U.K.-based joint venture to develop, produce and finance premium TV scripts for a global…

George Miller Shopping Epic Love Story ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’

George Miller is shopping 'Three Thousand Years of Longing,' aka 'Djinn,' an epic love story that will be introduced to buyers at the American Film Market next week.