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Locarno Film Review: ‘Iceman’

An extraordinary premise gets a slightly ordinary workout in Felix Randau’s meticulously mounted but narratively simplistic “Iceman,” an imagining of the last days in the life of the man we now know affectionately as Ötzi, whose mummified remains were found in the Alps in 1991, and were subsequently discovered to date back to 3300 B.C.... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 13th, 2017

Tony Awards 2018 Nominations - Refresh Your Memory on the Nominees!

The 2018 Tony Awards are tonight, and we have the full list of nominees here as a refresher before the big show starts! This year, Angels in America received a total of 11 nominations, which is the most for any play ever in Tonys history! The musicals Spongebob SquarePants: The Musical and Mean Girls both [...] The 2018 Tony Awards are tonight, and we have the full list of nominees here as a refresher before the big show starts! This year, Angels in America received a total of 11 nominations, which is the most for any play ever in Tonys history! The musicals Spongebob SquarePants: The Musical and Mean Girls both received 12 nominations each. Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles will be taking on co-hosting duties live from Radio City Music Hall later tonight. Be sure to tune into CBS to catch all the action! Just Jared will also be live blogging the show, so stay tuned! Click inside for the full list of Tony Award nominations… Best Play The Children Author: Lucy Kirkwood Farinelli and The King Author: Claire van Kampen Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Author: Jack Thorne Junk Author: Ayad Akhtar Latin History for Morons Author: John Leguizamo Best Musical The Band’s Visit Frozen Mean Girls SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Revival of a Play Angels in America Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Lobby Hero Travesties Best Revival of a Musical My Fair Lady Once On This Island Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Andrew Garfield, Angels in America Tom Hollander, Travesties Jamie Parker, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Mark Rylance, Farinelli and The King Denzel Washington, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Glenda Jackson, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Condola Rashad, Saint Joan Lauren Ridloff, Children of a Lesser God Amy Schumer, Meteor Shower Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady Joshua Henry, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls Jessie Mueller, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Michael Cera, Lobby Hero Brian Tyree Henry, Lobby Hero Nathan Lane, Angels in America David Morse, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Susan Brown, Angels in America Noma Dumezweni, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Deborah Findlay, The Children Denise Gough, Angels in America Laurie Metcalf, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Grey Henson, Mean Girls Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Ari’el Stachel, The Band’s Visit Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Renée Fleming, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Ashley Park, Mean Girls Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady Best Direction of a Play Marianne Elliott, Angels in America Joe Mantello, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Patrick Marber, Travesties John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two George C. Wolfe, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Direction of a Musical Michael Arden, Once On This Island David Cromer, The Band’s Visit Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady Best Scenic Design of a Play Miriam Buether, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Jonathan Fensom, Farinelli and The King Christine Jones, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Santo Loquasto, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce, Angels in America Best Scenic Design of a Musical Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island Scott Pask, The Band’s Visit Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Costume Design of a Play Jonathan Fensom, Farinelli and The King Nicky Gillibrand, Angels in America Katrina Lindsay, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Ann Roth, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Ann Roth, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Costume Design of a Musical Gregg Barnes, Mean Girls Clint Ramos, Once On This Island Ann Roth, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady Best Lighting Design of a Play Neil Austin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Paule Constable, Angels in America Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Paul Russell, Farinelli and The King Ben Stanton, Junk Best Lighting Design of a Musical Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island Donald Holder, My Fair Lady Brian MacDevitt, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit Best Sound Design of a Play Adam Cork, Travesties Ian Dickinson for Autograph, Angels in America Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Tom Gibbons, 1984 Dan Moses Schreier, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Sound Design of a Musical Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island Scott Lehrer, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Brian Ronan, Mean Girls Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Book of a Musical The Band’s Visit Frozen Mean Girls SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Angels in America The Band’s Visit Frozen Mean Girls SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Choreography Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Best Orchestrations John Clancy, Mean Girls Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Annmarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once On This Island Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit Jonathan Tunick, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Chita Rivera Andrew Lloyd Webber Special Tony Awards John Leguizamo Bruce Springsteen Regional Theatre Tony Award La MaMa E.T.C. New York City Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award Nick Scandalios Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre Sara Krulwich Bessie Nelson Ernest Winzer Cleaners.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJun 10th, 2018

Tony Awards 2018 Nominations - Full List Released!

The 2018 Tony Awards nominations have officially been released! Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. from Hamilton and Katharine McPhee, who is currently starring in Waitress, got up bright and early to announce the nominations in all of the categories. If you don’t know, Leslie and Katharine go back to the days of Smash as well! [...] The 2018 Tony Awards nominations have officially been released! Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. from Hamilton and Katharine McPhee, who is currently starring in Waitress, got up bright and early to announce the nominations in all of the categories. If you don’t know, Leslie and Katharine go back to the days of Smash as well! This year, Mean Girls received the most nominations with 12 total! The 2018 Tony Awards will be hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban and are set to broadcast live on June 10 on CBS. Click inside for the full list of Tony Award nominations… Best Play The Children Author: Lucy Kirkwood Farinelli and The King Author: Claire van Kampen Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Author: Jack Thorne Junk Author: Ayad Akhtar Latin History for Morons Author: John Leguizamo Best Musical The Band’s Visit Frozen Mean Girls SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Revival of a Play Angels in America Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Lobby Hero Travesties Best Revival of a Musical My Fair Lady Once On This Island Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Andrew Garfield, Angels in America Tom Hollander, Travesties Jamie Parker, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Mark Rylance, Farinelli and The King Denzel Washington, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Glenda Jackson, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Condola Rashad, Saint Joan Lauren Ridloff, Children of a Lesser God Amy Schumer, Meteor Shower Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady Joshua Henry, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls Jessie Mueller, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Michael Cera, Lobby Hero Brian Tyree Henry, Lobby Hero Nathan Lane, Angels in America David Morse, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Susan Brown, Angels in America Noma Dumezweni, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Deborah Findlay, The Children Denise Gough, Angels in America Laurie Metcalf, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Grey Henson, Mean Girls Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Ari’el Stachel, The Band’s Visit Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Renée Fleming, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Ashley Park, Mean Girls Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady Best Direction of a Play Marianne Elliott, Angels in America Joe Mantello, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Patrick Marber, Travesties John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two George C. Wolfe, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Direction of a Musical Michael Arden, Once On This Island David Cromer, The Band’s Visit Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady Best Scenic Design of a Play Miriam Buether, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Jonathan Fensom, Farinelli and The King Christine Jones, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Santo Loquasto, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce, Angels in America Best Scenic Design of a Musical Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island Scott Pask, The Band’s Visit Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Costume Design of a Play Jonathan Fensom, Farinelli and The King Nicky Gillibrand, Angels in America Katrina Lindsay, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Ann Roth, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Ann Roth, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Costume Design of a Musical Gregg Barnes, Mean Girls Clint Ramos, Once On This Island Ann Roth, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady Best Lighting Design of a Play Neil Austin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Paule Constable, Angels in America Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Paul Russell, Farinelli and The King Ben Stanton, Junk Best Lighting Design of a Musical Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island Donald Holder, My Fair Lady Brian MacDevitt, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit Best Sound Design of a Play Adam Cork, Travesties Ian Dickinson for Autograph, Angels in America Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Tom Gibbons, 1984 Dan Moses Schreier, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh Best Sound Design of a Musical Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island Scott Lehrer, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Brian Ronan, Mean Girls Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Book of a Musical The Band’s Visit Frozen Mean Girls SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Angels in America The Band’s Visit Frozen Mean Girls SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Best Choreography Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Best Orchestrations John Clancy, Mean Girls Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical Annmarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once On This Island Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit Jonathan Tunick, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Chita Rivera Andrew Lloyd Webber Special Tony Awards John Leguizamo Bruce Springsteen Regional Theatre Tony Award La MaMa E.T.C. New York City Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award Nick Scandalios Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre Sara Krulwich Bessie Nelson Ernest Winzer Cleaners.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredMay 1st, 2018

'The Iceman Cometh': Theater Review - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter'The Iceman Cometh': Theater ReviewHollywood Reporter4:30 PM PDT 4/26/2018 by David Rooney. FACEBOOK; TWITTER; EMAIL ME · PRINT; COMMENTS. Courtesy of Julieta Cervantes. Denzel Washington in 'The Iceman Cometh'. And eventually delivereth. TWITTER. 7/1/2018. Denzel Washington unsettles the barfly dreamers ...'The Iceman Cometh' Review: Denzel Washington Returns To Broadway, Shattering Pipe DreamsDeadlineTheater Review: The Iceman Cometh Needeth RethinkingVultureReview: In an Energized 'Iceman,' the Drinks are on DenzelNew York TimesVariety -EW.com -Washington Post -Chicago Tribuneall 39 news articles ».....»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzApr 27th, 2018

Theater Review: The Iceman Cometh Needeth Rethinking - Vulture

VultureTheater Review: The Iceman Cometh Needeth RethinkingVultureThe revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh—now at the Bernard B. Jacobs under the direction of George C. Wolfe and strapped with heavy starpower in Denzel Washington—is the kind of production that puts prospective audience members off ...'The Iceman Cometh' Review: Denzel Washington Returns To Broadway, Shattering Pipe DreamsDeadlineReview: In an Energized 'Iceman,' the Drinks are on DenzelNew York TimesDenzel Washington returns to Broadway in The Iceman Cometh: EW reviewEW.comChicago Tribune -Washington Post -TheWrap -New York Daily Newsall 38 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 26th, 2018

Denzel Washington & Austin Butler Attend "Iceman Cometh" Photo Call

Denzel Washington suits up for the photo call for their play The Iceman Cometh held at Delmonico’s on Wednesday (April 11) in New York City. The 63-year-old Academy and Tony award winning actor was joined by his young co-star Austin Butler. Austin is making his Broadway debut in the play where he takes on the [...] Denzel Washington suits up for the photo call for their play The Iceman Cometh held at Delmonico’s on Wednesday (April 11) in New York City. The 63-year-old Academy and Tony award winning actor was joined by his young co-star Austin Butler. Austin is making his Broadway debut in the play where he takes on the role of Don Parritt. Here’s a synopsis for the play: Set in the summer of 1912 at Harry Hope’s saloon on New York’s lower west side, this is [Eugene] O’Neill‘s classic story of a freespending, boisterous salesman who compels his fellow barflies to confront their pipe dreams. The Iceman Cometh is currently in previews and will officially open on April 26 for 14 weeks only!.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredApr 12th, 2018

Denzel Washington Heading to Broadway in "Iceman Cometh" Revival

Denzel Washington is heading back to Broadway! The 62-year-old Oscar-winning actor is set to star in the revival of The Iceman Cometh produced by Scott Rudin and directed by George C. Wolfe. The play is “a drama set in a down-market New York bar and follows the conversations of the go-nowhere patrons. It is notoriously [...] Denzel Washington is heading back to Broadway! The 62-year-old Oscar-winning actor is set to star in the revival of The Iceman Cometh produced by Scott Rudin and directed by George C. Wolfe. The play is “a drama set in a down-market New York bar and follows the conversations of the go-nowhere patrons. It is notoriously known as one of the playwright’s most demanding works — of its actors and audiences — as some stagings have run nearly five hours long,” according to THR. The Iceman Cometh first debuted on Broadway in 1946 and was last revived in 1999 starring Kevin Spacey. The limited 14-week engagement is set to begin previews on March 22 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater in New York City with opening night scheduled for April 26. Denzel last starring role on Broadway was A Raisin in the Sun back in 2014......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 20th, 2017

Film Movement Buys Neolithic Drama ‘Iceman’ for North America (EXCLUSIVE)

Film Movement has acquired all North American distribution rights to the drama “Iceman,” written and directed by Felix Randau, Variety has learned exclusively. “Iceman,” which premiered in August at the Locarno Film Festival, centers on the final days of an Alps dweller about 5,300 years ago. “Iceman” will have a multi-platform U.S. release in the […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 4th, 2017

Locarno: ‘Let the Corpses Tan,’ ‘Iceman,’ ’Winter Brothers,’ ‘Lucky’ Lead Buzz and Biz

LOCARNO, Switzerland — “Let the Corpses Tan,” “Iceman,” “Winter Brothers” and “Lucky” led biz or buzz as Locarno headed towards its final straits on Wednesday morning, with, of new films, “Three Peaks” and “A Skin So Soft” having drawn to date maybe the biggest critical plaudits – often the driver  of subsequent sales on Locarno... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 9th, 2017

Locarno: ‘Let the Corpses Tan,’ ‘Iceman,’ ’Winter Brothers,’ ‘Lucky’ Lead Buzz and Bizz

LOCARNO, Switzerland — “Let the Corpses Tan,” “Iceman,” “Winter Brothers” and “Lucky” led biz or buzz as Locarno headed towards its final straits on Wednesday morning, with, of new films, “Three Peaks” and “A Skin So Soft” having drawn to date maybe the biggest critical plaudits – often the driver  of subsequent sales on Locarno... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 9th, 2017

Locarno: São Paulo-Locarno Industry Academy Int’l to Launch in October (EXCLUSIVE)

LOCARNO, Switzerland — Locarno’s Industry Academy will make a new expansive move this fall, launching an edition at São Paulo’s Mostra, the São Paulo-Locarno Industry Academy International, which takes place Oct. 25-29. The Brazilian event will be organized in partnership with Cinema do Brazil. The Locarno Industry Academy International already developed a pilot training facility at the... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 3rd, 2017

Review: Powerful acting lifts dark "The Iceman Cometh"

NEW YORK (AP) — It may take the Iceman a long time to arrive, but in director Robert Fall's powerful production of "The Iceman Cometh," the waiting takes place with unforgettable company, including Nathan Lane, Brian Dennehy and John Doug.....»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooFeb 16th, 2015

Val Kilmer brings Iceman to Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun: Maverick' party, reports say

Kilmer brings his Iceman character to 'Top Gun: Maverick' 32 years after he brought the adversary to Tom Cruise in 1986's 'Top Gun.'         Kilmer brings his Iceman character to 'Top Gun: Maverick' 32 years after he brought the adversary to Tom Cruise in 1986's 'Top Gun.'        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 6th, 2018

Vanessa Hudgens Supports Boyfriend Austin Butler at Broadway"s "Iceman Cometh" Opening Night

Vanessa Hudgens looked tres chic at the opening night of The Iceman Cometh! The 29-year-old Spring Breakers star supported her boyfriend Austin Butler at the Broadway event on Thursday evening (April 26) at The Jacobs Theatre in New York city. She rocked a black one-shoulder ruffle dress with matching heels, accessorizing with black and gold [...] Vanessa Hudgens looked tres chic at the opening night of The Iceman Cometh! The 29-year-old Spring Breakers star supported her boyfriend Austin Butler at the Broadway event on Thursday evening (April 26) at The Jacobs Theatre in New York city. She rocked a black one-shoulder ruffle dress with matching heels, accessorizing with black and gold dangling earrings and a black purse with a gold chain strap. Vanessa styled her hair into a bun with a middle part. She was joined by Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri‘s Sam Rockwell, Kong: Skull Island‘s Corey Hawkins, and The Mindy Project‘s Chris Messina. Austin is making his Broadway debut in the play, also starring Denzel Washington. “He’s all I see. @austinbutler so proud of my sweetheart ❤️❤️❤️❤️ #theicemancometh #openingnight,” Vanessa captioned the sweet Instagram photo below. A post shared by Vanessa Hudgens (@vanessahudgens) on Apr 26, 2018 at 8:29pm PDT 10+ pictures inside of Vanessa Hudgens and more at the play….....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredApr 27th, 2018

Locarno: Sales Agent Pick-Ups, Expansion, Digital Drive Early Industry Agenda

LOCARNO, Switzerland — Memento Films Int., Films Boutique, Luxbox, Wide Management, Stray Dogs, and New Europe Film Sales have all swooped on titles in the run-up to the 70th Locarno Festival, Europe’s biggest mid-Summer film event, as two issues look set to dominate its early industry agenda: Further Locarno Fest overseas expansion, as festival reshape... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 2nd, 2017

Global Showbiz Briefs: ‘Lucy’ To Open Locarno Film Festival; Brazil’s Take On ‘Rising Star’ Gets Season 2 Renewal; Mor

‘Lucy’ To Open Locarno Film Festival Luc Besson’s Lucy is set to open the Locarno Film Festival on August 6. Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman star in the sci-fi pic about a woman caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineApr 19th, 2017

Locarno: Swiss Dominik Locher’s ‘Goliath’ Scooped Up by Wide Management (EXCLUSIVE)

Driving into new talent, Loic Magneron’s Paris-based Wide Management has swooped on world sales rights to Dominik Locher’s “Goliath,” the only majority-Swiss film in main competition at this year’s Locarno, Switzerland’s biggest film festival. Deal excludes Switzerland and is non-exclusive for Germany. World premiering at Locarno, where Wide, a fixture at the Swiss Festival, will... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 20th, 2017

Film Republic Acquires ‘El Tiempo Nublado’ (EXCLUSIVE)

LOCARNO – On the near eve of Locarno, Xavier Henry-Rashid’s London-based Film Republic has acquired world sales rights to Arami Ullon’s “El tiempo nublado,” that features next Tuesday in this year’s Locarno Fest’s Panorama Suisse. Pascal Tra.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 7th, 2014

Locarno, Transilvania Fests Pact to Promote Young Romanian Directors

LONDON — Locarno Film Festival and Transilvania Intl. Film Festival will join forces to promote the winning Romanian directors from Transilvania Pitch Stop at Locarno Industry Days, which runs Aug. 9-11. The young directors will have the opportunity.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 13th, 2017

Locarno: Casa Wabi, Mantarraya Launch Film Prize

LOCARNO, Switzerland — Mexico’s Mantarraya Group, producer of Cannes Best Director winners Carlos Reygadas (2012’s “Post Tenebras Lux”) and Amat Escalante (2013’s “Heli”), is establishing another festival presence in Europe, teaming with art foundation Fundación Casa Wabi to adjudicate a new prize at the Locarno Festival’s newly competitive Signs of Life section. Opening this year... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 12th, 2017

Locarno: Dawood Hilmandi’s ‘Badeszenen’ and We Ra’s ‘One Summer Day’ Win Open Doors Top Awards

LOCARNO, Switzerland —  Dawood Hilmandi’s “Badeszenen” and We Ra’s “One Summer Day” won the biggest awards at the Locarno Festival’s Open Doors co-production forum. A magic-realistic tale, ”Badeszenen” is produced by Mohamed Husain Naikzad at Bamiyan Film Production with offices in Afghanistan and Amsterdam. It follows Yoro, a motherless 12-year-old kid who serves his father’s two... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 8th, 2017