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Searchlight Pictures Taps DanTram Nguyen, Katie Goodson-Thomas to Head Film Production

Studio veterans DanTram Nguyen and Katie Goodson-Thomas have been tapped to head film production at Searchlight Pictures, overseeing all film development and production. The announcement was made by Searchlight presidents Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum, who previously held the production post prior to being promoted in April after longtime Searchlight chairmen Nancy Utley and Steve […]

Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ to Open HamptonsFilm SummerDocs Series

The Hamptons International Film Festival’s SummerDocs series is returning for its 13th year this summer. The HamptonsFilm SummerDocs series is set to open with Searchlight Pictures and Hulu’s music documentary Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), a directorial debut for The Roots founder Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson. The Sundance doc that mined […]

Cynthia Erivo to Star in Remake of ‘The Rose’ for Searchlight

Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo is set to star in a remake of the 1979 musical drama The Rose. Bette Midler starred in the original 20th Century Fox feature as a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of those around her. The new project […]

Sundance ‘Playing With Sharks’ Doc to Open newportFILM Outdoors Series

Sally Aitken’s Playing With Sharks, the Sundance title about pioneering marine conservationist Valerie Taylor, is set to open newportFILM’s lineup of documentaries for its 12th annual summer series, newportFILM Outdoors. The outdoor film showcase will close with Corey McLean’s Havana Libre, which portrays a drive to legitimize surfing in Cuba. The June 17 to Sept. […]

‘Nomadland’: Film Review

Frances McDormand plays a disenfranchised widow from a collapsed Nevada mining town who finds new life on the road in Chloé Zhao's haunting third feature, Nomadland.

Andrew Stanton in Talks to Direct ‘Chairman Spaceman’ for Searchlight

'WALL-E' director Andrew Stanton is in talks to helm 'Chairman Spaceman' for Searchlight Pictures and Genre Films, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Martin McDonagh Sets Untitled Relationship Drama at Searchlight

'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' director MIchael McDonagh has set up his next movie with Searchlight, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

‘Downhill’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell play a couple whose marriage is destabilized by a near-disaster in 'Downhill,' an American spin on Ruben Ostlund's 2014 Swedish film, 'Force Majeure.'

Disney Drops “Fox” From 20th Century, Searchlight Logos

Almost a year after Disney's acquisition of Fox closed, the studio is making some name changes. The Fox moniker has been dropped from the studio's 20th Century and Searchlight labels, which will now be branded as, simply, Searchlight Pictures and 20th Century Studios.

Terrence Malick’s ‘A Hidden Life’ Gets Rare Vatican Screening

Terrence Malick's historical drama 'A Hidden Life' on Wednesday received a rare screening at the Vatican in Rome.

‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’ Filmmaker Sets Thriller ‘Consume’ With 21 Laps, Fox Searchlight (Exclusive)

David Gelb, known for his foodie documentary fare such as Chef’s Table and Jiro Dreams of Sushi, is cooking up some fresh thrills and chills.

Young Boy Helps Supernatural Creature in ‘Antlers’ Trailer

In the new trailer for 'Antlers,' the upcoming Guillermo del Toro-produced supernatural film starring Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons, a young boy (Jeremy T. Thomas) helps a supernatural creature. Graham Greene, Amy Madigan, Scott Haze and Rory Cochrane round out the cast of the Scott Cooper-directed film, which is set to hit theaters April 17, 2020.