Noomi Rapace, Justin Kurzel Win Out at Sitges

Emilio Mayorga • October 18, 2021

Valdimar Jóhannsson’s Icelandic-Swedish-Polish drama “Lamb,” starring Noomi Rapace (“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” “Prometheus”) was awarded best film and actress for Rapace at the 54th edition...

‘Adele One Night Only’ TV Special, Featuring Oprah Interview, Airing on CBS Next Month

Jem Aswad • October 18, 2021

On Nov. 14, five days before the release of Adele’s long-awaited fourth album “30,” CBS will air a two-hour special called “Adele One Night Only,” featuring a concert performance that will be the earliest opportunity...

Prize-Winning Female Spanish Novelist Exposed as Male Screenwriting Trio

K.j. Yossman • October 18, 2021

The Spanish literary world was rocked on Friday night by the revelation that one of the country’s most celebrated female novelists, Carmen Mola, was in fact a work of fiction. Her books are the work of three male screenwriters: Jorge...

Austrian Oscar Entry ‘Great Freedom’ Debuts International Trailer, Latest Buyers Revealed...

Leo Barraclough • October 18, 2021

Leading arthouse sales agency The Match Factory has debuted the international trailer (see below) for the gripping, tender-hearted prison drama “Great Freedom,” which won the Jury Prize in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, and has...

Netflix Picks Up Maggie Gyllenhaal’s ‘Lost Daughter’ for U.K., Germany From Entertainment One

Manori Ravindran • October 18, 2021

Netflix has picked up Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut “The Lost Daughter” for additional territories, snapping up U.K., Benelux and German rights to the Venice-premiering feature. The streaming service struck the deal with...

In the Hunt for the Next ‘Squid Game,’ Industry Execs See ‘Unlimited Potential’

Christopher Vourlias • October 18, 2021

If the unexpected success of Netflix’s Korean sensation “Squid Game” has taught the TV industry anything, it’s that the next breakout hit can come from anywhere at anytime. That’s given international producers more...

‘Controlling Britney Spears’ Sells Wide For Red Arrow International – Global Bulletin

Naman Ramachandran • October 18, 2021

SALES Red Arrow International has sold documentary “Controlling Britney Spears” to a raft of territories. The 75-minute documentary contains new allegations from insiders with intimate knowledge of the pop icon’s daily life under...

‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ Hits $770 Million After Third Weekend Leading the China Box Office

Patrick Frater • October 17, 2021

“The Battle at Lake Changjin” is on course to become one of the top three films of all time in China after dominating proceedings at the mainland Chinese box office for a third successive weekend. A patriotic war film,...

‘Succession’ Creator Jesse Armstrong (Reluctantly!) Breaks Down the Season Premiere

Kate Aurthur • October 17, 2021

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Secession,” the Season 3 premiere of HBO’s “Succession.” Toward the end of an interview with Variety, during which “Succession” creator Jesse...

‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Chews up Korea’s Box Office Weekend

Patrick Frater • October 17, 2021

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” gave a much-needed jolt to the South Korean box office with a $6.66 million opening weekend. But there were slim pickings for other titles. The film played on nearly 2,000 screens and accounted for 81% of...

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