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Edinburgh TV Fest Shines Spotlight on Diversity: “Good Shows Travel and Are Global”

Diversity and how to best ensure it in the British TV industry was a topic of debate on Wednesday, the opening day of the Edinburgh TV Festival. During a panel entitled “Insert (Diversity) Here,” for which The Hollywood Reporter served as media partner, writer-director and actor Adjani Salmon (Dreaming Whilst Black) signaled there aren’t enough diverse […]

Netflix Refugee Drama ‘The Swimmers’ to Open Toronto Film Festival

The Working Title and Netflix drama The Swimmers, about real-life sisters on an inspiring odyssey as refugees from war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics, will open the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 8 at Roy Thomson Hall. Lebanese actresses and real-life sisters Manal and Nathalie Issa play sisters Yusra and Sarah Mardini in the […]

Gemma Chan, Nina Yang Bongiovi Developing Anna May Wong Biopic With Working Title Films (Exclusive)

Hollywood’s first Chinese American movie star is finally getting the spotlight, a century after her heyday. Gemma Chan and producer Nina Yang Bongiovi are teaming with Working Title Films to develop a biopic of Anna May Wong, the golden age icon whose career brought her international recognition even as she continued to face opportunity limitations […]

‘The Morning Show’ Star Bel Powley, ‘The Witcher’s’ Emma Appleton to Lead ‘Everything I Know About Love’ TV Adaptation

The TV adaptation of Dolly Alderton’s bestselling novel about surviving your 20s, Everything I Know About Love, has found its cast. Bel Powley (The Morning Show, Informer, Diary of a Teenage Girl) and Emma Appleton (Pistol, The Witcher, Traitors) will play Birdy (Powley) and Maggie (Appleton), two childhood best friends whose love story is central […]

Real-life Sisters Cast to Star in Netflix/Working Title Drama ‘The Swimmers’

Lebanese actresses and real-life sisters, Manal and Nathalie Issa have been cast to play real-life sisters Yusra and Sarah Mardini in Netflix and Working Title's new drama The SwimmerThe film, which Welsh/Egyptian filmmaker Sally El Hosaini (My Brother the Devil) is directing, traces the incredible journey of the Mardini sisters who escaped war-torn Syria, dragging a dinghy of refugees to safety across the Aegean Sea,  and made it all the way to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Working Title Adapting Robert Maxwell Biography From ‘A Very English Scandal’ Author

'Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell,' charting the rise and downfall of the notorious media mogul, is getting the limited series treatment.

Angelina Jolie to Direct Don McCullin Biopic ‘Unreasonable Behaviour’ for Working Title

Angelina Jolie has signed on to direct Unreasonable Behaviour, a biopic about the legendary British war photographer Sir Don McCullin, based on his critically acclaimed autobiography of the same title.

‘The High Note’: Film Review

Tracee Ellis Ross plays a superstar singer at a career crossroads and Dakota Johnson is the hardworking personal assistant aiming to be a music producer in 'Late Night' director Nisha Ganatra's latest, 'The High Note.'

‘Emma’: Film Review

Anya Taylor-Joy ('The Witch') leaves horror behind as the busybody heroine in 'Emma,' the latest adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, also starring Johnny Flynn, Bill Nighy, Josh O'Connor and Callum Turner.

Amazon’s ‘Hanna’ Adds ‘Fleabag,’ ‘Homecoming’ Stars for Season 2

Amazon's TV retelling of the Joe Wright's teenage assassin feature 'Hanna' has bolstered its cast for the second season, which is now shooting in the U.K. and France.

Keeley Hawes, Ann Dowd Join Working Title’s ‘Rebecca’ Adaptation

Keeley Hawes, Ann Dowd, Sam Riley and Ben Crompton have joined Ben Wheatley's adaptation of 'Rebecca' with Working Title.

Working Title, Heyday Films, Eon Productions Launch London Film and TV College

Working Title, Heyday Films and Eon Productions have opened a new London Film College for budding filmmakers.