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FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES ANNOUNCES IN-THEATRE VOTER REGISTRATION INITIATIVE FOR THE RELEASE OF ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION’

FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES ANNOUNCES IN-THEATRE VOTER REGISTRATION INITIATIVE FOR THE RELEASE OF ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION’

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 26, 2016 – To support National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Fox Searchlight Pictures will be launching a Nationwide Voter Registration initiative to encourage Americans to register to vote. Fox Searchlight has aligned with theater chains and voting partners, who will hold voter enrollment in theatre lobbies on National Voter Registration Day prior to special promotional screenings of ‘The Birth of a Nation.’ The initiative will continue opening weekend of ‘The Birth of a Nation’ -- October 7th-9th, 2016.

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JACKIE CHAN CAST IN THE UPCOMING FEATURE FILM THE NUT JOB 2

JACKIE CHAN CAST IN THE UPCOMING FEATURE FILM THE NUT JOB 2

LOS ANGELES, — Award-winning actor Jackie Chan has joined the cast of The Nut Job 2 with Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl and Maya Rudolph. The film is directed by Cal Brunker and written by Scott Bindley, Bob Barlen & Cal Brunker. The Nut Job 2 will be released in theaters by Open Road Films on May 19, 2017.

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13-year-old Storm Reid will play the lead role of Meg Murry in Disney's 'A Wrinkle In Time'

Storm Reid - Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios

 

After an extensive search, The Walt Disney Studios is pleased to announce that 13-year-old Storm Reid will play the lead role of Meg Murry in the upcoming Disney live action adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle’s A WRINKLE IN TIME.

Said director Ava DuVernay,"After an extensive search that spanned multiple dimensions, we're overjoyed to welcome Storm Reid to WRINKLE IN TIME as our beloved "Meg." Storm is a tremendously talented young actress who embodies the hopes, dreams and spirit of a character much loved by audiences worldwide for generations. I can't wait to work with Storm as we chronicle Meg's epic quest, alongside Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling as Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit and Mrs. Who. Tesser well!"

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THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND FILM AWARDS GALA RETURNS ON JANUARY 2-16, 2017

THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND FILM AWARDS GALA RETURNS ON JANUARY 2-16, 2017

Palm Springs, CA (September 1, 2016) – Now entering its 28th year, Th Palms Springs International Film Festival  (PSIFF) is scheduled from January 2-16, 2017. Its culturally diverse program of 200+ films from more than 60 countries represents the best in international cinema, with more than 135,000 attendees each year. The Festival presents a majority of the films submitted for consideration in the Best Foreign Language category for the Academy Awards, as well as a large number of American independent and international features and documentaries marking their world, North American or U.S. premieres.

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DIRECTOR GUILLERMO DEL TORO BEGINS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON “THE SHAPE OF WATER”

DIRECTOR GUILLERMO DEL TORO BEGINS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON “THE SHAPE OF WATER”

Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg and Octavia Spencer to Star

Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 2016 – Fox Searchlight Pictures’ Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced that principal photography on THE SHAPE OF WATER began today in Toronto, Canada.  The film stars Academy Award nominee Sally Hawkins (BLUE JASMINE, HAPPY-GO-LUCKY), Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, 99 HOMES), Academy Award nominee Richard Jenkins (THE VISITOR, “Olive Kitteridge”), Doug Jones (CRIMSON PEAK, HELLBOY), Golden Globe nominee Michael Stuhlbarg (A SERIOUS MAN, STEVE JOBS) and Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer (THE HELP, GIFTED).  Academy Award nominated Guillermo del Toro (PAN’S LABYRINTH, CRIMSON PEAK) will direct and co-write with Vanessa Taylor (“Game of Thrones,” DIVERGENT).  The film is being produced by del Toro and J. Miles Dale (THE VOW, SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD).

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THE NEXT FILM IN THE “FANTASTIC BEASTS” SERIES IS IN THE WORKS, BEING WRITTEN BY J.K. ROWLING

THE NEXT FILM IN THE “FANTASTIC BEASTS” SERIES IS IN THE WORKS, BEING WRITTEN BY J.K. ROWLING

The Next Adventure Will Open Worldwide on November 16, 2018

The “Fantastic Beasts” Film Series Adds to the Global Expansion of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World

BURBANK, CA – August 3, 2016 – As anticipation builds for the November 18th release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ adventure “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” the Studio has announced plans to return to J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World for the next film in the series, slated for worldwide release on November 16, 2018.  The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, and Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

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BETA TEST - MOVIE RELEASE - Starring LARENZ TATE - MANU BENNETT - LINDEN ASHBY

BETA TEST - MOVIE RELEASE - Starring LARENZ TATE - MANU BENNETT - LINDEN ASHBY

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"KEVON STOVER is a resident of Las Vegas. He is the Executive Producer of Beta Test and SAG/AFTRA actor. *Plans are in the works for a special premier in Las Vegas.

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WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS REVEALS THE CHARACTERS AND VOICE TALENT FOR UPCOMING FEATURE FILM “MOANA”

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS REVEALS THE CHARACTERS AND VOICE TALENT FOR UPCOMING FEATURE FILM “MOANA”

Jemaine Clement, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison and Nicole Scherzinger Join Auli‘i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson in Epic Big-Screen Adventure

BURBANK, Calif. (July 27, 2016) – Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana,” which opens in theaters nationwide on Nov. 23, 2016, features a dynamic roster of characters brought to life by a talented group of actors. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, who were behind “The Little Mermaid” and “Aladdin,” “Moana” showcases the life-changing journey of a tenacious 16-year-old who teams up with the mighty demigod Maui to fulfill an ancient quest.

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WARNER BROS. PICTURES BRINGS HEROES, MAGIC AND MYTH TO THIS YEAR’S COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO

WARNER BROS. PICTURES BRINGS HEROES, MAGIC AND MYTH TO THIS YEAR’S COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO

The Studio will highlight its upcoming slate of features, including “Wonder Woman,” “Suicide Squad,” “The LEGO® Batman Movie,” “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,” “Kong: Skull Island” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”

Fans attending Q&As in Hall H and activations on the convention hall floor will see such stars as Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Charlie Hunnam, Will Arnett, Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, John Goodman and more, with special guest Conan O’Brien hosting the Warner Bros. panel presentation.

BURBANK, CA, July 11, 2016 – Warner Bros. Pictures will once again commandeer the convention when the Studio’s biggest stars, DC’s best Super Heroes and “worst” Super-Villains, fantastic beasts great and small and more head to this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego.

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FORK FILMS ANNOUNCES 2016 GRANTEES

FORK FILMS ANNOUNCES 2016 GRANTEES   New York, NY (July 12, 2016) - New York-based production company Fork Films announced today it has provided grant funding to ten new projects in various stages of development. Selected from a pool of over 250 applicants, the ten chosen films - nearly all from female filmmakers - represent a wide range of talents and tackle tough and often under-reported issues of poverty, oppression, abuse and disability, among other topics. The projects sustain the company's commitment to promoting peace-building, human rights and social justice through documentary and narrative filmmaking.

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