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Pinewood’s Shepperton Studios Expansion Plans Move Forward (EXCLUSIVE)

The move to expand the U.K.’s iconic Shepperton Studios is taking shape with its owner, Pinewood Studios Group, now consulting with the local community and industry, paving the way for a planning application. With studio space in the U.K. in high demand, Pinewood wants to grow the Shepperton site, creating more space for big-ticket movies […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 14th, 2018

Pinewood Plots Major Shepperton Studios Expansion With 100-Acre Real-Estate Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

The Pinewood Group has bought a large chunk of land next to Shepperton Studios with a view to expanding the iconic complex as demand for stages and workshops in the U.K. continues to increase. The next phase of expanding the company’s cornerstone Pinewood Studios is also under way, with potentially a third phase of development […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 13th, 2018

Pinewood Gets Greenlight from U.K. Gov’t for Expansion Plans

LONDON — The U.K. government has given Pinewood Shepperton the greenlight to move forward with its expansion plans at Pinewood Studios, where “Star Wars: Episode VII” is shooting. The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Governme.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 19th, 2014

Pinewood’s Shepperton Studios Submits Plans for $640 Million Expansion

Britain’s iconic Shepperton Studios has submitted planning application for its proposed £500 million ($640 million) redevelopment and expansion, the studio announced Tuesday. The plans seek to increase Shepperton’s stage space by around 465,000 square feet and add additional support facilities, bringing the studio in line with the scale and standard of sister facility Pinewood Studios. […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 21st, 2018

Pinewood Television Reborn as Twelve Town, Pacts with Jude Law (EXCLUSIVE)

Twelve Town is a new name in high-end international drama and, as it launches, has sealed a programming pact with Jude Law’s production company Riff Raff Entertainment. The new shingle was founded after Peter Gerwe’s StoryFirst bought Pinewood Television, the production company it had run as a joint venture with Pinewood-Shepperton Studios. Pinewood said at the […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 1st, 2017

StoryFirst Takes Control of Pinewood Television

Peter Gerwe’s StoryFirst has bought Pinewood-Shepperton Studios out of their joint-venture production company, Pinewood Television. The company was set up in early 2016 as a producer of high-end TV drama for the international market. StoryFirst will now rename the business. Helen Gregory, the co-creator and co-executive producer of Shondaland/ABC series “The Catch,” runs Pinewood Television... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 26th, 2017

Pinewood film studios to go ahead with 200 mln stg expansion

LONDON (Reuters) - British film production company Pinewood Shepperton won an appeal on Friday to double the size of its main studio with a controversial 200 million pound ($341.09 million) expansion plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2017

Pinewood Shepperton Sees Revenue Rise 16.5%

LONDON — Revenues at Pinewood Shepperton, one of the world’s leading production services companies, rose by 16.5% to £64.1 million ($109 million) in the past financial year, which ended March 31. The group reported profit after tax of £5.4 m.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 26th, 2014

Pinewood Chief Says Brexit Effect On Pound “Undoubtedly Positive” For Intl Clients; Profits Rise With ‘Star Wars’

Pinewood Group, owner of the UK’s Pinewood and Shepperton Studios, today reported strong growth for the year ended March 31, 2016. Europe’s largest provider of stage and studio space, which also has bases in Canada, Malaysia, the Dominican Rep.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 11th, 2016

Pinewood Opens Iskandar Malaysia Studios; ‘Marco Polo’ Already Filming

Pinewood Studios is today confirming its ambitious offshore strategy with the official launch of Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios. Already open for a handful of months, the studio is currently hosting The Weinstein Co. and Netflix series Marco Polo. Pin.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 31st, 2017

Pinewood Studios to Open China Office

Film and TV facilities group, Pinewood Studios has opened a Beijing representative office. It is to be headed by Amanda Halliday, who becomes senior VP, Pinewood China. The move comes in response to a growing demand in the flourishing Chinese film indust.....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 20th, 2016

Pinewood wins £200m expansion appeal

Pinewood Studios is set to double in size after winning an appeal against the rejection of its £200m expansion plan......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukMay 23rd, 2017

Star Wars and Avengers lifts Pinewood

Big budget productions including the latest Star Wars and Avengers films have helped profits higher at Pinewood Shepperton......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukNov 28th, 2014

UK OKs expansion of 007"s home, Pinewood Studios

LONDON (AP) — The British government has approved plans to double the size of Pinewood Studios, home to Harry Potter and James Bond......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 19th, 2014

U.K."s Pinewood Shepperton Gets Approval for $340 Million Expansion

The production home of "Star Wars: Episode VII" and the James Bond franchise has been pushing for added capacity with support of studios......»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMay 24th, 2017

Ashton Kutcher Celebrates Launch of Healthcare Service Forward in New York City

If you’re a fan of Shark Tank, you know that Ashton Kutcher has a whole career as an investor in exciting startups and one of those businesses is preventative healthcare service Forward. The 40-year-old actor helped the company celebrate its national expansion on Monday night (November 26) with an exclusive event in New York City. [...] If you’re a fan of Shark Tank, you know that Ashton Kutcher has a whole career as an investor in exciting startups and one of those businesses is preventative healthcare service Forward. The 40-year-old actor helped the company celebrate its national expansion on Monday night (November 26) with an exclusive event in New York City. He joined Forward founder and CEO Adrian Aoun at the event. Forward’s mission is to transition healthcare from reactive to proactive by equipping doctors with the technology they need to put advanced data and actionable insights in the hands of highly skilled doctors. “Forward has flipped the model completely on its head,” Ashton said in a statement. “It’s a place where you can walk in on a regular basis, show up and communicate with the best doctors, and actually start to be proactive about your health. You can know what’s happening on the inside. This is a much better model for medicine.” The first Forward office in New York opened earlier this month and a second office opens in December......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredNov 27th, 2018

Cary Fukunaga Lands James Bond Directing Gig as Film Gets New Release Date!

Cary Fukunaga has been named the director of the upcoming James Bond movie, currently titled Bond 25! The announcement was made on Twitter this morning. “Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig announced today that #Bond25 will begin filming at Pinewood Studios on 4 March 2019 under the helm of director, Cary Joji Fukunaga [...] Cary Fukunaga has been named the director of the upcoming James Bond movie, currently titled Bond 25! The announcement was made on Twitter this morning. “Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig announced today that #Bond25 will begin filming at Pinewood Studios on 4 March 2019 under the helm of director, Cary Joji Fukunaga with a worldwide release date of 14 February 2020,” the official James Bond Twitter posted. “We are delighted to be working with Cary. His versatility and innovation make him an excellent choice for our next James Bond adventure,” producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli added. Bond 25 was originally set for a November 2019 release date, but when Danny Boyle exited as director, the release date became in question. If you don’t know, Cary, well known for his work directing True Detective, is making history as the first American to take on directing duties of the James Bond franchise......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredSep 20th, 2018

"Star Wars: Episode IX" Cast Announced - Carrie Fisher Will Be Featured!

The Star Wars: Episode IX cast has been revealed! Producers announced the cast for the movie, which will begin filming at London’s Pinewood Studios on August 1, on Friday (July 27). J.J. Abrams will direct the final installment of the Skywalker Saga, and co-wrote the movie with Chris Terrio. Returning cast members include Daisy Ridley, [...] The Star Wars: Episode IX cast has been revealed! Producers announced the cast for the movie, which will begin filming at London’s Pinewood Studios on August 1, on Friday (July 27). J.J. Abrams will direct the final installment of the Skywalker Saga, and co-wrote the movie with Chris Terrio. Returning cast members include Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Billie Lourd. Newcomers to the cast are Naomi Ackie and Richard E. Grant. Veteran stars Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels and Billy Dee Williams will return. Carrie Fisher will once again play Leia Organa using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. “We desperately loved Carrie Fisher. Finding a truly satisfying conclusion to the Skywalker saga without her eluded us. We were never going to recast, or use a CG character. With the support and blessing from her daughter, Billie, we have found a way to honor Carrie’s legacy and role as Leia in Episode IX by using unseen footage we shot together in Episode VII,” J.J. said. Composer John Williams will return to soundtrack Episode IX. The movie is set to hit theaters in December 2019......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJul 27th, 2018

Pinewood Studios boost Malaysian investment zone

A Marco Polo-era replica ship floats in a massive water tank while just metres away ancient Mongol tents recreate the court of Kublai Khan -- welcome to Pinewood Studios' Asia production facility. The 50-acre (20-hectare), $170 million complex in sou.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 2nd, 2014

Amazon’s Top 10 New Releases in Card Games

This holiday season we all need to find the perfect gift for that perfect someone. Well, Socialite Life is here to help! We will be featuring best sellers and new […] More This holiday season we all need to find the perfect gift for that perfect someone. Well, Socialite Life is here to help! We will be featuring best sellers and new releases in some of the most popular shopping categories on Amazon to help you choose your holiday gift for that special someone. Want to be the life of the party? Then purchase one of these card games. Or if you’re looking for a gift for someone who loves a good laugh, these card games will definitely do the trick. Check out the full list of top 10 new releases in card games from Amazon below. New Streaking Kittens: This Is The Second Expansion of Exploding Kittens The second expansion to the record-breaking game, Exploding Kittens.Includes 15 cards and instructions that refresh the core game, adding a new level of strategy and hilarity.All cards illustrated by The Oatmeal. $6.99 Buy on Amazon New Dungeon Mayhem | Dungeons & Dragons Card Game | 2–4 Players, 120 Cards Easy-to-learn card Game for 2-4 playersParty Game for friends and family, ages 8+Games are fast, 5-10 minutes $14.99 Buy on Amazon New Key Forge: Call of The Archons Archon Deck Every Archon deck offers a full play experience without the need deckbuilding or boostersRich lore and gorgeous artwork immerse you in the world of the crucible.Intuitive companion app lets you track your unique decks, watch the meta at large, or easily find tournaments. $12.99 Buy on Amazon New DropMix Playlist Pack (Flora) Comes with 15 DropMix cards plus 1 hidden track cardThe Flora playlist pumps up the mix with powerful female voicesMix music from top artists and popular songs with DropMix cards $14.99 Buy on Amazon New That's What She Said Game - Second Expansion It was a dirty job but we did it.100 ALL NEW twisted one liners to mix into your game (30 Red Setup cards + 70 White Phrase cards)Perfect for adult game night: fast paced and hilarious on every turn-a naughty twist to Cards Against Humanity. $9.99 Buy on Amazon New CLARENDON GAMES LTD Brain Elixir After Dinner Riddles - Card Game Conversation Starter AFTER-DINNER RIDDLES - Stimulate your brain with these fun Brain Elixir After Dinner Riddles. The vintage styled cards are shaped and printed to look like old...STIMULATING CONVERSATION - They're a novel way to spice up your dinner conversations, pass a rainy day, or make a long wait at the doctor's office or pharmacy...GIVE YOUR BRAIN A WORKOUT - Each of the 80 cards feature a brain stimulating riddle on the front with the answer and an explanation on the reverse. Test... $14.94 Buy on Amazon New Unstable Unicorns + 3 Expansion Pack A strategic card game that will destroy your friendships...but in a good way.One of kickstarters top 50 most backed projects of all time!Build a unicorn Army. Betray your friends. Unicorns are your friends now. $50.00 Buy on Amazon New The Mind Card Game Meld minds with your fellow players to play cards in order WITHOUT talkingBreakout hit from the publisher of The Game and Machi KoroOne of the hottest games of 2018! $39.98 Buy on Amazon New Who in The Room? Party Gamef This game has more than 300 laugh-out-loud, unexpected, and personal questions that all start with the phrase who in the room...?Age 17+/ players 4+Toy $20.00 Buy on Amazon SaleNew Magic: the Gathering Spellslinger Starter Kit | 2 Starter Decks | 2 Dice | 2 Learn to Play Guides LEARN TO PLAY MAGIC. You and a friend can start playing Magic: The Gathering instantly with this two-player starter set.JUST OPEN AND PLAY. Everything you need is in the box. Follow the quick start guide to learn as you play.CHOOSE YOUR DECK. Pick the red/white deck to command ferocious dragons and righteous angels, or go with black/green and lead vampires and dinosaurs into battle. $14.99 - $2.72 $12.27 Buy on Amazon.....»»

Category: topSource: celebuzzNov 30th, 2018

‘Hearthstone’ Introduces New Expansion With Explosive ‘The Boomsday Project’

“The Boomsday Project,” the latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s wildly popular digital card game “Hearthstone,” has been revealed. It marks the game’s ninth expansion (following “The Witchwood“) since the game’s launch in 2014 and will introduce 135 new cards. The expansion’s title refers to a science and research facility run by Dr. Boom, a throwback […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 10th, 2018