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 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: 23rd, 2017

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

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: 28th, 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

"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

‘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

Pinewood Shepperton Touts "Unprecedented" Demand for Firm"s U.K. Studio Space

The British home of the James Bond franchise and "Star Wars: Episode VII"‎ reports improved full-year more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJun 26th, 2014

Pinewood Toronto to Double Production Space as Hollywood Takes City to Full Capacity

With 'Star Trek: Discovery' and Guillermo del Toro shooting on its stages, Pinewood Toronto Studios will expand to 700,000 square feet of production space to accomodate more Hollywood blockbusters. read more.....»»

Category: tvSource: hollywoodreporterDec 12th, 2017

Pinewood, home to James Bond, to be sold for $423 million

LONDON (Reuters) - The owner of Britain's Pinewood Studios, home of the world's most famous fictional special agent James Bond, is set to be sold to a real estate fund for 323 million pound ($423 million), it said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 29th, 2016

Hong Kong Disneyland to get $1.4 Billion Expansion

The ten-year old Hong Kong Disneyland theme park is to get a $1.4 billion expansion. New attractions will include new Frozen and Marvel Super Heroes areas. The plans call for the expansion to be funded through cash equity injections from Hong Kong Disneyl.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 23rd, 2016