Locarno Competition Filmmaker Neo Sora Prepares Debut Feature ‘Earthquake’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Neo Sora, director of “The Chicken,” playing in this year’s Locarno Festival short film competition, and his producer Albert Tholen have shared details on the filmmaker’s upcoming debut feature “Earthquake,” a screenplay participant at Berlinale Talents Tokyo in 2017. Friends, … Read more…

Doug Belgrad’s 2.0 Entertainment Taps Sam Chalsen & Nelson Greaves To Pen Unabomber Feature

EXCLUSIVE:  Doug Belgrad’s Sony-based 2.0 Entertainment has hired writers Sam Chalsen and Nelson Greaves to write a psychological thriller about Ted Kaczynski, who went from Harvard math prodigy, … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Female Coming-of Age, LGBTQ Stories Feature Strongly in this year’s Cinefondation Residence Pitches

Strong female coming-of-age stories, two LGBTQ submissions and a smattering of unique, autobiographical features from around the world were among this year’s pitches given by the 12 participants of the Cinéfondation Residence. And although the Cannes Festival’s international talent-finding initiative … Read more…

How Covid Changed Everything for Annecy Competition Feature ‘Jungle Beat’

Sandcastle Studios’ “Jungle Beat: The Movie,” produced in collaboration with South Africa’s Sunrise Productions, had big theatrical plans for its post-festival life. But all that changed when the world went into lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “When the … Read more…

Julian Fellowes To Start Working On ‘Downton Abbey’ Feature Film Sequel After Shooting ‘The Gilded Age’ Later This Year

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes will start working on a sequel to the ITV and PBS drama’s feature film once he’s finished scripting HBO drama The Gilded Age. Fellowes, speaking after his Winter TCA press tour session to promote Epix … Read more…

Oscars: Best International Feature Category Gets New Rules With an Eye Toward Global Inclusion

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has changed voting protocols for one of its most complicated categories, best international feature — known until last year as best foreign language film. Announcements were sent to various branches on Thursday … Read more…

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Captain Marvel’ as an Animated Feature, Alternate ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Ending and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Remade Trailer of the Day: What if Captain Marvel was an animated feature? Darth Blender cut together bits from old Avengers and Spider-Man cartoons featuring … Read more…