‘Blasphemous’ Film ‘Habit’ Starring Paris Jackson as Jesus Sparks Petition to Block Release

Nearly 300,000 people have signed a petition aiming to block the release of the independent film “Habit,” starring Bella Thorne and Paris Jackson, in which Jackson plays a version of Jesus. Thorne plays a street-smart, party girl who has a … Read more…

New York State Issues Production Guidelines, NYC Now Accepting Film Permit Applications For Work After June 30

New York State Wednesday issued guidelines for film and TV production to restart in Phase Four of its regional reopening — as New York City entered Phase Two this week, allowing for principal photography with no more than ten people … Read more…

Justin Bieber Refutes Assault Allegation, Lin-Manuel Miranda Debuts Hamilton Film Trailer | PeopleTV

PeopleTV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Maria Ressa Film ‘A Thousand Cuts’ Wins Top Prize at New Zealand’s Doc Edge Festival

“A Thousand Cuts,” a film that chronicles how Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte uses social media to spread disinformation, was Friday named the best international feature at New Zealand’s Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival. The festival is being held online … Read more…

Bollywood Actor Ayushmann Khurrana: Taking on Controversial Subjects in Film Can Help Bring India Together

Ayushmann Khurrana has made a name for himself as the rare Bollywood star who takes on socially conscious roles that are also big commercial hits across India. His breakthrough film in 2012, Vicky Donor, cast him as a sperm donor … Read more…

Georgia Governor Says 75 Productions Poised To Rehire 40,000 Workers As State’s Film Industry Reopens; MPA Chief Says “Georgia Is Ready”

The office of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said today that “the major motion picture, television, and streaming companies plan to bring back and hire an estimated 40,000 production workers, who will be employed on an expected 75 production projects that … Read more…

Whoopi Goldberg Teams With Extinction Rebellion to Narrate Environmental Short Film

Whoopi Goldberg has teamed up with Extinction Rebellion and “Searching for Sugar Man” producer Passion Pictures for an environmental short entitled “The Gigantic Change.” The three-minute animated short film is set in 2050 and looks back on how people united … Read more…

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, and Priscilla Presley are developing a sci-fi film franchise from the Almythea book series, which set in an alternate universe … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

A Sadistic French Film With Golden Showers, Bestiality Fantasies, and Lots of Butt Stuff

Courtesy Cinema Guild Liberté, the latest from Catalan director Albert Serra, begins in 1774 with the Duc de Wand (Baptiste Pinteaux) recounting how he witnessed a criminal being publicly drawn and quartered. That anecdote is followed by another bewigged Frenchman … Read more…

Inside pregnant Sheridan Smith’s modern home on Isolation Stories after partner helped film TV drama in lockdown

SHERIDAN Smith gave a hugely personal insight into her home life with her modern pad featured on new show Isolation Stories. One of the 15-minute episodes in the ITV series, which reflect what families are going through after weeks of isolation … Read more…

U.K. Film and TV Union Bectu to Consult Members This Week on Proposals to Restart Production (EXCLUSIVE)

Detailed proposals on how film and high-end TV production can safely resume in the U.K. are to be circulated among members of union Bectu this week. The union’s members will be consulted in a number of online sessions for their … Read more…

Purin Pictures Unveils Grants, Warns of Coronavirus Disruption to Asia Film Production

Two feature film projects and three documentaries are to receive grant funding from the Bangkok-based Purin Pictures fund. Unusually, the fund made no post-production disbursements. Receiving $ 15,000 each, the three features are: Indonesian director Mouly Surya’s “This City Is … Read more…

Purin Pictures Unveils Grants, Warns of Coronavirus Disruption to Asia Film Production

Two feature film projects and three documentaries are to receive grant funding from the Bangkok-based Purin Pictures fund. Unusually, the fund made no post-production disbursements. Receiving $ 15,000 each, the three features are: Indonesian director Mouly Surya’s “This City Is … Read more…

Kyle Richards Reveals Why It ‘Felt Weird’ To Film ‘RHOBH’ Without Lisa Vanderpump — Watch

Kyle Richards opened up about what ‘RHOBH’ is like without her fellow OG, Lisa Vanderpump! Her co-star, Teddi Mellencamp, also gave her two cents on how the show has changed during their appearance on ‘WWHL.’ Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

Kyle Richards Reveals Why It ‘Felt Weird’ To Film ‘RHOBH’ Without Lisa Vanderpump — Watch

Kyle Richards opened up about what ‘RHOBH’ is like without her fellow OG, Lisa Vanderpump! Her co-star, Teddi Mellencamp, also gave her two cents on how the show has changed during their appearance on ‘WWHL.’ Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

Digital Film Piracy Surges to ‘Unprecedented’ Levels Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Film piracy has surged since coronavirus lockdown measures were introduced in March, according to new data from digital piracy research firm Muso. Muso calculated that film piracy increased by over 40% when lockdown measures were enforced, describing the rise as … Read more…

Digital Film Piracy Surges to ‘Unprecedented’ Levels Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Film piracy has surged since coronavirus lockdown measures were introduced in March, according to new data from digital piracy research firm Muso. Muso calculated that film piracy increased by over 40% when lockdown measures were enforced, describing the rise as … Read more…

Former Kew Media Executive Launches Abacus Media Rights; Lands BBC & HBO Film ‘Superbug’

Jonathan Ford, the former Kew Media Distribution executive vice president of sales, has launched his own distribution company Abacus Media Rights. Ford left Kew Media Distribution before it collapsed earlier this year following months of financial mismanagement at its parent, … Read more…

HBO Europe Orders Coronavirus Short Film Anthology ‘At Home’ From Spanish Directors

HBO Europe has asked five Spanish directors to reflect on coronavirus-induced confinement in a specially commissioned, fast-turnaround short film anthology series entitled “At Home.” The five individual episodes will be filmed in the homes of the directors, who will collaborate … Read more…

HBO Europe Orders Coronavirus Short Film Anthology ‘At Home’ From Spanish Directors

HBO Europe has asked five Spanish directors to reflect on coronavirus-induced confinement in a specially commissioned, fast-turnaround short film anthology series entitled “At Home.” The five individual episodes will be filmed in the homes of the directors, who will collaborate … Read more…

Hilary Heath Dies: Horror Film Actress, Producer And Agency Founder Had COVID-19 Complications, Was 74

Hilary Heath, the star opposite Vincent Price in a series of American International Pictures horror films, died last week of COVID-19 complications. She was 74 and her death was confirmed by a post from her godson, Alex Williams, on Facebook. … Read more…

Vertical Entertainment Nabs U.S. Rights To ‘Run With The Hunted’; Gravitas Lands ‘End of Sentence’ – Film Briefs

Vertical Entertainment has the North American distribution rights to Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Sons of Anarchy) and Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire, Ghost in the Shell)-starrer Run With The Hunted, … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Vertical Entertainment Nabs U.S. Rights To ‘Run With The Hunted’; Gravitas Lands ‘End of Sentence’ – Film Briefs

Vertical Entertainment has the North American distribution rights to Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Sons of Anarchy) and Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire, Ghost in the Shell)-starrer Run With The Hunted, … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Vertical Entertainment Nabs U.S. Rights To ‘Run With The Hunted’; Gravitas Lands ‘End of Sentence’ – Film Briefs

Vertical Entertainment has the North American distribution rights to Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Sons of Anarchy) and Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire, Ghost in the Shell)-starrer Run With The Hunted, … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Vertical Entertainment Nabs U.S. Rights To ‘Run With The Hunted’; Gravitas Lands ‘End of Sentence’ – Film Briefs

Vertical Entertainment has the North American distribution rights to Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Sons of Anarchy) and Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire, Ghost in the Shell)-starrer Run With The Hunted, … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE: