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Geeta Malik’s ‘India Sweets and Spices’ Comedy Lands at Bleecker Street

Bleecker Street has nabbed the U.S. rights to writer-director Geeta Malik’s comedy India Sweets and Spices, which stars Sophia Ali, Manisha Koirala, Adil Hussain, Rish Shah and Deepti Gupta. Bleecker Street plans a Nov. 19 theatrical release for the Indian American coming-of-age tale that debuted at Tribeca. India Sweets and Spices follows Alia Kapur, played […]

Peacock Nabs STXfilms’ Remake of ‘My Son,’ Starring James McAvoy, Claire Foy

Peacock has picked up the missing-person thriller My Son, starring James McAvoy and Claire Foy. The STXfilms pic, an English-language remake of the hit French thriller Mon Garcon, will stream for free on the NBCUniversal streaming platform beginning Sept. 15. My Son follows a man (McAvoy) whose only son goes missing, which leads him to […]

‘Together’: Film Review

James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan star in Stephen Daldry's drama charting the ups and downs of a rocky romantic relationship over a year of pandemic lockdowns in the U.K.

Bleecker Street Snaps Up James McAvoy, Sharon Horgan Lockdown Comedy ‘Together’

Bleecker Street has landed North American rights to Together, the British pandemic-era comedy drama starring James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan. Directed by Emmy-winning filmmaking Stephen Daldry (The Crown, Billy Elliot) and written by Dennis Kelly (Utopia, The Third Day), Together is set in the U.K. in the first days of the COVID-19 lockdown in early […]

James McAvoy, Sharon Horgan Couple Up for Lockdown Drama ‘Together’

James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan have shot a secret COVID-19 love story. Together, from writer Dennis Kelly (Utopia, The Third Day) and directed by Oscar, BAFTA and Emmy-winning filmmaker Stephen Daldry (The Crown, Billy Elliot, The Reader), is set in the U.K. from the first days of the COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020 until present […]

Claire Foy, James McAvoy to Star in ‘My Son’ Thriller

Claire Foy and James McAvoy are set to star in 'My Son,' the missing-person thriller from ErosSTX Global Corp., which is also a remake of the 2017 French movie 'Mon Garcon.'

James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley, Willem Dafoe Join ‘Twelve Minutes’ Video Game Voice Cast

Annapurna Interactive revealed Thursday that James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley and Willem Dafoe have joined the voice cast of its latest video game, Twelve Minutes.

James McAvoy to Lead ‘Sandman’ Audible Drama (Exclusive)

James McAvoy is stepping into a dream role. The actor will voice star as Dream in Audible's adaptation of Sandman, the classic DC/Vertigo comic book written by Neil Gaiman.

James McAvoy Donates $340,000 to U.K. Health Service for Protective Gear Amid Coronavirus Crisis

James McAvoy has donated $340,000 to a campaign to buy vital protective personal equipment for U.K. health workers treating coronavirus patients.

London’s National Theatre Exploring Streaming Options for NT Live Library

In what could be a small silver lining in the dark cloud of prolonged live theater shutdowns on both sides of the Atlantic due to the coronavirus pandemic, Britain's National Theatre for the first time is showing signs that it might consider making its superb library of NT Live productions available for streaming.

James McAvoy to Make U.S. Stage Debut in ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’

After years of regularly returning to the London stage between film jobs to continue his long-standing collaboration with director Jamie Lloyd, James McAvoy will finally cross the Atlantic in one of their critically lauded productions. The Scottish actor will make his American stage debut in Lloyd's staging of 'Cyrano de Bergerac,' Edmond Rostand's classic 1897 verse drama about a proud French Army officer who sees his perceived lack of physical beauty as an impediment to courting the woman he loves.

Olivier Awards: Phoebe Waller-Bridge Lands Nomination for ‘Fleabag’ Stage Show

Having already scored a cabinet's worth of awards — including six Emmys — for her TV hit 'Fleabag,' Phoebe Waller-Bridge could also earn one of the most prestigious honors for the show's return to the stage.