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- Category: Newswire Announcements
- Published on 20 February 2017
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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.
Hidden Figures | Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Jim Parsons, Kirsten Dunst, Mahershala Ali | Review
- Category: Jacqueline Monahan
- Published on 30 January 2017
- Written by Jacqueline Monahan
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.
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”).
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.
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.
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.
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.
VERTICAL ENTERTAINMENT ENDS BIDDING PANDEMONIUM OVER THE VEIL, ACQUIRING NORTH AMERICAN DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS FROM HIGH OCTANE PICTURES
LOS ANGELES — Following a frenzied vie for rights at this year’s AFM, High Octane Pictures announced today that it has sold the North American rights for the sci-fi feature THE VEIL to Vertical Entertainment, who will release the film theatrically in Q2 2017.
Gary Ross directs the all-star cast, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, with Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter.
BURBANK, CA – November 2, 2016 – The tide has turned and it’s a whole new “Ocean’s” when eight women plan and execute a heist in New York. Oscar winner Sandra Bullock stars in the title role, alongside Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, with Rihanna and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Gary Ross is directing.
- OPEN ROAD FILMS ACQUIRES DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS TO ANIMATED FEATURE FILM “SPARK”
- OPEN ROAD FILMS ACQUIRES “ALL I SEE IS YOU” STARRING BLAKE LIVELY AND JASON CLARKE
- SCAD ANNOUNCES HONOREES AND GUESTS FOR 2016 SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL
- Sony Pictures Animation Unveils Varied Upcoming Slate
- Owen Wilson, Voice of Lightning McQueen in Disney•Pixar’s "Cars 3," Named Grand Marshal for 59th Annual DAYTONA 500
- CELINE DION TO PERFORM ORIGINAL SONG “HOW DOES A MOMENT LAST FOREVER” FOR DISNEY’S “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”
- The 2017 Golden Globe Award Winners & Nominees
- The Nevada Film Critics Society's 2016 Awards for Acheivement in Film
- The Women Film Critics Circle 2016 Award Winners
- La La Land | Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, J.K. Simmons | Review
- The Palms Casino Resort Hosts Red Carpet Premiere for 'Bleed For This'
- FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES ANNOUNCES IN-THEATRE VOTER REGISTRATION INITIATIVE FOR THE RELEASE OF ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION’
- JACKIE CHAN CAST IN THE UPCOMING FEATURE FILM THE NUT JOB 2
- 13-year-old Storm Reid will play the lead role of Meg Murry in Disney's 'A Wrinkle In Time'
- Dr. Strange (3D) | Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwitel Ejiofor, Mads Mikkelson, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong | Review
- The Girl on the Train | Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Rebecca Ferguson, Luke Evans, Laura Prepon, Allison Janney, Édgar Ramírez | Review
- THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND FILM AWARDS GALA RETURNS ON JANUARY 2-16, 2017
- Blair Witch | James Allen McCune, Wes Robinson, Valorie Curry, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid, Brandon Scott | Review
- DIRECTOR GUILLERMO DEL TORO BEGINS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON “THE SHAPE OF WATER”
- THE NEXT FILM IN THE “FANTASTIC BEASTS” SERIES IS IN THE WORKS, BEING WRITTEN BY J.K. ROWLING