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Former Searchlight Chief Nancy Utley Signs First-Look Deal With Chernin Entertainment

Peter Chernin is reuniting with Nancy Utley, a beloved figurehead in the indie film world who formerly co-ran Searchlight Pictures. Utley and her newly launched production company, Lake Ellyn Entertainment, has signed a first-look deal with Chernin Entertainment. The pact calls for Utley to produce film and TV content for Chernin’s prolific production company. Chernin […]

Toronto: Ava DuVernay’s ‘Colin in Black & White,’ Jessica Chastain’s ‘The Forgiven’ Join Lineup

The 2021 Toronto Film Festival has booked John Michael McDonagh’s The Forgiven, starring Jessica Chastain and Ralph Fiennes, into Roy Thomson Hall for a gala screening in September. On Friday, TIFF organizers also added Julia, the Julia Child documentary by Julie Cohen and Betsy West, into its TIFF Docs section, while Netflix’s upcoming series Colin […]

Fox Searchlight Bosses Say Disney Had No Problems With ‘Jojo Rabbit’

Speaking in London, Fox Searchlight co-chairs Nancy Utley and Steve Gilula claimed that Disney had no problems with their Nazi satire 'Jojo Rabbit.'

Ang Lee, Fox Searchlight’s Nancy Utley, Costume Designer Ann Roth to Receive 2018 DGA Honors

Director Ang Lee, Fox Searchlight chairman Nancy Utley and costume designer Ann Roth are among those who have been selected to receive the Directors Guild of America’s 2018 DGA Honors.

Fox Searchlight’s Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley Promoted to Chairmen

They have also signed new multiyear deals.

Nancy Utley Honored at Lupus L.A. Orange Ball

Laura Dern presented to the executive at the Beverly Wilshire event Thursday night, with guests including Jim Gianopulos and Peter Rice.

Nancy Utley to Be Honored at Lupus LA Orange Ball

The Fox Searchlight Pictures president, who herself lives with lupus, will receive the Daniel J. Wallace Founder’s Award.

Oscars 2015: Fox Searchlight, New Regency Nab Second Straight Best Picture Win

'Birdman' flew away with this year's top Academy Award, while '12 Years a Slave' won in 2014.

Secrets of Golden Globes Weekend Revealed

How Leonardo DiCaprio spent his wild weekend, inside Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's secret party and more.

Sundance: Fox Searchlight Picks Up Noah Baumbach’s ‘Mistress America’

“Noah's distinct cinematic voice and keen sense of humor are an ideal fit for what we do at Searchlight. We are thrilled to be working with Noah and Greta and couldn't be more excited to be taking their new collaboration to audiences,” said Fox Searchlight pictures presidents Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula.

Ray Strache Promoted at Fox Searchlight

He will join Tony Safford in overseeing the specialty film division's acquisitions

Nominees Night 2014: THR Celebrates Oscar Hopefuls With Star-Packed Soiree

UPDATED: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, David O. Russell and Alfonso Cuaron were among the contenders feted at the annual Nominees Night party at Spago on Feb. 10.