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LEGENDARY PERFORMER ANGELA LANSBURY JOINS CAST OF “MARY POPPINS RETURNS”

The Sequel to the Studio’s 1964 Film Stars Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda and is Directed by Rob Marshall

BURBANK, Calif. (February 17, 2017) – Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of “Mary Poppins Returns,” the all-new sequel to Disney’s 1964 film “Mary Poppins” currently filming at Shepperton Studios. She will feature as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from PL Travers’ series of Mary Poppins children’s books. The film is scheduled for release December 25, 2018.

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VIOLA DAVIS RECEIVES HER HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR!

MERYL STREEP, DENZEL WASHINGTON AND THE CAST OF FENCES JOIN IN CELEBRATION!

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 05: Leron Gubler, Meryl Streep, Viola Davis and Fariba Kalantari attend the Viola Davis Walk Of Fame Ceremony at Hollywood Walk Of Fame on January 5, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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PRODUCTION BEGINS ON PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON FILM STARRING DANIEL DAY-LEWIS, LESLEY MANVILLE, AND VICKY KRIEPS

PRODUCTION BEGINS ON PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON FILM STARRING DANIEL DAY-LEWIS, LESLEY MANVILLE, AND VICKY KRIEPS

LOS ANGELES, February 1st, 2017 – Production has begun in the U.K. on writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson’s untitled new film. Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is joined in the cast by Lesley Manville, who was a BAFTA Award nominee for Best Actress for Another Year, and Vicky Krieps, whose films include A Most Wanted Man and Focus Features’ Hanna.

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OPEN ROAD FILMS ACQUIRES ANIMATED FAMILY FILM “ARCTIC JUSTICE: THUNDER SQUAD”

The AMBI Media Group Movie Features The Voices of Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin, Heidi Klum, John Cleese, James Franco, Anjelica Huston and Omar Sy

Wide Theatrical Release Slated for 2018

Los Angeles / Toronto (February 1, 2017) --- Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. rights to ARCTIC JUSTICE: THUNDER SQUAD – the epic 3D CGI animated family film from Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi’s AMBI Media Group. The movie features the voices of Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin, Heidi Klum, John Cleese, James Franco, Anjelica Huston and Omar Sy, and is directed by Aaron Woodley.  The announcement was made today by Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films.

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ACCLAIMED SINGER/SONGWRITER JOSH GROBAN TO RELEASE ORIGINAL SONG “EVERMORE” FROM DISNEY’S “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” SOUNDTRACK

BURBANK, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2017) – Multi-platinum international recording artist and songwriter Josh Groban has recorded an all-new original song, “Evermore,” for Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast.” The song will appear in the film’s end credits as well as the soundtrack.

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MARVEL STUDIOS BEGINS PRODUCTION ON “BLACK PANTHER”

Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker and Andy Serkis Star in the Newest Chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

BURBANK, CALIF. (January 26, 2017)—Marvel Studios announced today that production has begun on “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman (“Captain America: Civil War,”  “Get on Up”), Michael B. Jordan (“Creed,” “Fruitvale Station”), Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong’o (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “12 Years a Slave”), Danai Gurira (“The Walking Dead,” upcoming “All Eyez on Me”), Martin Freeman (“Hobbit” trilogy, “Sherlock”), Daniel Kaluuya (upcoming “Get Out,” “Sicario”),  with Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett (“American Horror Story,” “London Has Fallen”), with Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” Lee Daniels’ “The Butler”), and Andy Serkis (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”).

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FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES ACQUIRES DIRECTOR GEREMY JASPER’S “PATTI CAKE$”

Starring Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Cathy Moriarty, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, McCaul Lombardi, Sahr Ngaujah, Wass Stevens, and MC Lyte

Specialty Arm Acquires Worldwide Rights

PARK CITY, UT January 25, 2017 – Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced today that the company has acquired worldwide distribution rights to first-time writer / director Geremy Jasper’s infectious hip hop debut film PATTI CAKE$, starring Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Cathy Moriarty, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, McCaul Lombardi, Sahr Ngaujah, Wass Stevens, and MC Lyte. The film is an RT Features, Stay Gold Features, Maiden Voyage Pictures presentation of a Department of Motion Pictures production.  It is the new company’s first feature film.  PATTI CAKE$ is produced by Michael Gottwald, Noah Stahl, Rodrigo Teixeira, Dan Janvey, Daniela Taplin Lundberg and Chris Columbus, with Lourenço Sant’Anna, Sophie Mas, Eleanor Columbus, Josh Penn, Jonathan Bronfman, Lon Molnar, Fernando Fraiha, and Bill Benenson serving as executive producers.  The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and will be released in 2017.

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FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES ACQUIRES DIRECTOR AMANDA LIPITZ’S SUNDANCE SENSATION “STEP”

Specialty Arm Acquires Worldwide Distribution and Remake Rights

PARK CITY, UT January 24, 2017 – Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula announced today that the company has acquired worldwide distribution and remake rights to director and producer Amanda Lipitz’s inspiring documentary STEP, featuring Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon, Gari McIntyre and Paula Dofat. The film is a Stick Figure, Impact Partners, Vulcan and Scott Rudin production and produced by Lipitz and Steven Cantor with Dan Cogan, Geralyn Dreyfous, Jenny Raskin, Scott Rudin, Paul G. Allen, Carole Tomko, Micheal Flaherty, Valerie McGowan, Barbara Dobkin, Regina K. Scully, Debra McLeod, Jay Sears, Ann Tisch and Andrew Tisch serving as executive producers.  STEP will be released in 2017.

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ARIANA GRANDE AND JOHN LEGEND TO PERFORM OSCAR® AND GRAMMY®-WINNING SONG “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”

ARIANA GRANDE AND JOHN LEGEND TO PERFORM OSCAR® AND GRAMMY®-WINNING SONG “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” AS THE TITLE TRACK FOR DISNEY’S UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK TO THE LIVE-ACTIONADAPTATION OF THE ANIMATED CLASSIC

BURBANK, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2017) – GRAMMY nominated and multi-platinum selling artist Ariana Grande and 10-time GRAMMY, Oscar®-winning and multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter/ musician John Legend are set to perform the Oscar and GRAMMY-winning duet “Beauty and the Beast” as the title track for Disney’s upcoming soundtrack to the live-action film adaptation “Beauty and the Beast.” The song will also be featured in the film.

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Atom Tickets Appoints Iconic Leaders of Film Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, and Tyler Perry to Newly Formed Advisory Board

Award-Winning Directors and World-Renowned Actor First Members Appointed; More to be Added

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – December 5, 2016 – Atom Tickets, the first-of-its-kind theatrical mobile ticketing platform and app, today announced that visionary filmmakers Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, and Tyler Perry have joined its newly formed advisory board. The board will serve as a resource to Atom Tickets as it continues to bring the most innovative and convenient theatrical movie experiences to consumers.

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