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Cannes: ‘Green Book’ Producer Participant Extends Output Deal with Nordisk

'Green Book' producers Participant Media, headed by David Linde and Jeff Skoll, have extended their distribution output deal with Scandinavian independent distributor Nordisk Film Distribution for…

‘Roma’ Producer Talks Netflix Ratings Data: “They Were Pretty Open”

Netflix "was very open" with producers about viewership for Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma,' Participant Media CEO David Linde said Wednesday at THR's Power Lawyers breakfast.

Stormzy Joins BBC’s ‘Noughts & Crosses,’ Exec Produced by Participant, Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

British musician Stormzy has joined the cast of 'Noughts & Crosses,' the TV adaptation of Malorie Blackman's award-winning young adult book series.

Sundance: Netflix Nabs ‘American Factory’ Doc for $3 Million

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert's culture-clash documentary 'American Factory.'

‘American Factory’: Film Review | Sundance 2019

A Chinese company opens a factory in Ohio with culture-clashing results in Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar's documentary, 'American Factory.'

Participant Media Promotes Trio of Execs

Participant Media — which is on a roll with best picture Oscar nominations for 'Roma' and 'Green Book' and a feature documentary nomination for 'RBG' — announced three exec promotions from within its…

Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins Join Mark Ruffalo in Todd Hayne’s Untitled DuPont Lawsuit Movie

Anne Hathaway and Tim Robbins have joined Mark Ruffalo in Participant Media's upcoming movie by director Todd Haynes about a real-life DuPont environmental lawsuit.

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Directorial Debut ‘Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ Goes to Netflix

Netflix has acquired global rights — with the exception of Japan, China and U.K. free TV rights — to 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind,' the directorial debut of Oscar nominee and BAFTA winner Chiwetel…

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, Participant Board BBC’s ‘Noughts & Crosses’ YA Adaptation

Jay-Z's Roc Nation will executive produce and provide the soundtrack for BBC drama series ''Noughts & Crosses,' based on Malorie Blackman's award-winning novels for young adults.

Free Screenings Set for Ruth Bader Ginsburg Documentary ‘RBG’

Less than a week after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh dominated headlines, Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media announced that they would be offering free screenings of this year's hit…

Toronto: Peter Farrelly Reveals Why ‘Green Book’ Drama Almost Never Got Made

'Green Book' director Peter Farrelly revealed at the Toronto Film Festival why his Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali-starring period drama nearly never got made.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Doc ‘RBG’ Sells to Dogwoof for U.K. (Exclusive)

The film has already earned north of $13 million in the U.S.