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IFC Films Nabs Stephen Frears’ ‘The Lost King’

IFC Films has picked up the North American rights to The Lost King ahead of its debut at the Toronto Film Festival. The film reunites the team behind 2013’s Philomena — Stephen Frears, Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope — for a comedy-drama based on a true story about Philippa Langley, played by Sally Hawkins, and […]

Steve Coogan, Stephen Frears Teaming for ‘The Lost King,’ About Woman Who Found King Richard III’s Remains

Steve Coogan and Stephen Frears are teaming on 'The Lost King,' telling the story of the woman who found King Richard III's remains in 2012. 

Joseph Fiennes to Play Extreme Athlete Wim Hof in Jeff Pope-Penned Feature ‘The Ice Man’ (Exclusive)

Joseph Fiennes is set to play Dutch extreme athlete Wim Hof in 'The Ice Man' from writer Jeff Pope.

How Jeff Pope Turned Around ITV’s Lockdown-Themed Drama Series ‘Isolation Stories’ in Just 30 Days

Producer Jeff Pope explains how he and his 'Isolation Stories' team turned around ITV's coronavirus lockdown drama series in just 30 days.

ITV Orders Lockdown Drama Series From ‘Stan & Ollie’ Writer Jeff Pope

ITV has ordered the four-part lockdown drama series 'Isolation Stories' from 'Stan & Ollie' writer Jeff Pope.

Oscar-Nominated ‘Philomena’ Screenwriter to Get Special BAFTA TV Award

Jeff Pope is currently head of ITV Production Factual Drama.

‘Philomena’ Writer Hired to Write Maritime Survival Tale ‘Speck in the Sea’ (Exclusive)

Rachael Horovitz, Jason Blum and Harvey Weinstein are producing the project

’12 Years a Slave’ Writers Win USC Scripter Award

Solomon Northup shares the honor with screenwriter John Ridley.

USC Scripter Award Nominees Unveiled

The award, which honors the screenwriters and original authors of the year's most accomplished cinematic adaptation, will be handed out Feb. 8.

‘Laurel and Hardy’ Biopic in Works From BBC, Weinstein Co.

The 90-minute TV movie, set to be scripted by "Philomena" co-writer Jeff Pope, will be made by U.K. production banner Lookout Point and is based on the duo's 1953 U.K. tour, which ended in tragic circumstances.