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Annecy: Apple and Skydance Bring New ‘Luck’ Footage to French Animation Festival

Director Peggy Holmes led a presentation of new footage from Luck, the first animated feature from Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation as part of their overall deal, Tuesday at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Slated to debut Aug. 5 on Apple TV+, the story follows Sam Greenfield, voiced by Eva Noblezada, who is […]

New Ontario Backlot Rises From Amazon’s ‘Reacher’ Set

Ontario has long been Hollywood’s go-to for Anytown, USA, for film and TV production. But fans of Amazon’s Reacher might be surprised to learn the crime thriller’s first season, which is set in a fictional rural Georgia town called Margrave, was mostly shot in an undeveloped corn field in Pickering, Ontario. “Our original plan in […]

Jennifer Lopez to Produce ‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ Limited Series With Skydance TV

The oft-told tale of Cinderella is plotting its way back to screens — this time as a limited series. Skydance Television, Concord Originals and Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions are teaming up to produce a series based on Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Rachel Shukert, who created The Baby-Sitters Club for Netflix, will adapt the musical and […]

Scott Derrickson to Direct Action Love Story ‘The Gorge’ for Skydance

While he awaits the release of his latest horror movie, The Black Phone, Scott Derrickson isn’t sitting idle. The filmmaker, who also counts Doctor Strange and Sinister among his credits, has come aboard to direct The Gorge for Skydance. Logline details are being kept deep in the earth, but Gorge is described as “a high-action, […]

Apple Looks to David Ellison’s Skydance in Search of Tentpole Films

David Ellison is taking a bite out of Hollywood’s shiny apple — literally and figuratively. The ambitious producer and flush founder of Skydance Media has ended his decade-long deal with Paramount Pictures in favor of a new first-look pact with Apple Original Films. Ellison doesn’t seem hung up on the question of whether his movies […]

Skydance, Apple Push Back ‘Luck’ to August, Set Additional Voice Cast

Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation announced that the upcoming animated feature Luck has moved from a previously announced Feb. 18 release date to Aug 5, on Apple TV+. Also on Tuesday, the studios revealed that the voice cast includes Eva Noblezada, Simon Pegg, Flula Borg, Lil Rel Howery, Colin O’Donoghue, John Ratzenberger and Adelynn […]