Author: Leo Barraclough

Jim Sturgess to Star in ‘Luther’ Creator’s ‘Hard Sun,’ Hulu Nabs U.S. Rights
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Jim Sturgess to Star in ‘Luther’ Creator’s ‘Hard Sun,’ Hulu Nabs U.S. Rights

Courtesy of Euston Films Jim Sturgess and Agyness Deyn play a detective duo in Neil Cross’ pre-apocalyptic crime drama Jim Sturgess and Agyness Deyn will lead the cast of BBC’s pre-apocalyptic crime drama “Hard Sun,” which is written by Emmy-nominated “Luther” creator Neil Cross. Hulu has boarded the six-hour miniseries […]

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Star Tom Holland Among BAFTA Rising Star Nominees
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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Star Tom Holland Among BAFTA Rising Star Nominees

Courtesy of Tom Holland The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has unveiled its Rising Star Award nominees. These include Tom Holland, who plays Spider-Man in “Captain America: Civil War,” and the upcoming “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” The nominees also include Lucas Hedges, who appears in Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the […]

Germany's Box Office Falls 12.4% as Local Films Slump
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Germany's Box Office Falls 12.4% as Local Films Slump

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Germany Comedy ‘Welcome to the Hartmanns’ was the top local film in Germany last year Germany’s box office plummeted 12.4% last year to EUR994 million ($1.04 billion), according to provisional figures released Wednesday by comScore. The shortfall in the world’s eighth-biggest movie-going territory was caused primarily […]

Michael Winterbottom's ‘On the Road’ Opens Berlinale Teen Movie Section
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Michael Winterbottom's ‘On the Road’ Opens Berlinale Teen Movie Section

Courtesy of David Darcy/Good Dog Enterprises ‘Red Dog: True Blue’ has its European premiere in Berlin’s Kplus section Michael Winterbottom’s music documentary “On the Road” will open 14plus, part of the 40th edition of the Berlinale’s Generation program, which is devoted to movies for young people. Fifteen feature films have […]