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Bill Pohlad’s ‘Dreamin’ Wild’ Music Biopic Lands at Roadside Attractions 

Roadside Attractions has picked up the North American rights to Dreamin’ Wild, the Casey Affleck and Zooey Deschanel-starring music biopic that debuted in Venice. Bill Pohlad directed the film that is set to hit theaters Aug. 4. Roadside released Pohlad’s 2014 feature Love & Mercy, a portrait of Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys that marked his feature directorial […]

Series Mania 2023: Michael Sheen, Margot Bancilhon Take Top Acting Prizes

The Iranian series The Actor from director Nima Javidi picked up the top Grand Prize jury award at Series Mania, the international TV festival that wrapped in Lille, France on Friday night. The drama from Iran is led by the Venice best actor winner Navid Mohammadzadeh and follows two down and out actors struggling to […]

Lisa Dreyer Upped to Full-Time Fantastic Fest Director (Exclusive)

Alamo Drafthouse’s Fantastic Fest has made a familiar face, festival director Lisa Dreyer, the full-time overseer of the genre event’s creative direction and operations. “I am unbelievably excited to continue my work as festival director, and expand Fantastic Fest’s footprint throughout the year” Dreyer said in a statement on news of her promotion. She joined […]

Shia LaBeouf-Starrer ‘Padre Pio’ From Abel Ferrara to Open Mammoth Film Festival (Exclusive)

The Mammoth Film Festival is set to open with Shia LeBeouf’s Padre Pio, Abel Ferrara’s historical drama that debuted at Venice. Ferrara’s latest feature has LeBoeuf playing an Italian friar who rose to prominence at a time when fascist powers began to take over Italy. Padre Pio also stars Asia Argento, Marco Leonardi and Christina […]