Chiara Ferragni & Fedez To Star In Amazon Series – Global Briefs – Deadline

Amazon Greenlights ‘The Ferragnez – The Series’ Amazon Prime Video has commissioned unscripted show The Ferragnez – The Series, which will follow fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni and her rapper partner Fedez. The docu-reality series was filmed throughout late 2020 and early 2021, chronicling Ferragni’s second pregnancy and Fedez’s first participation in the Sanremo Music Festival. … Read more

Sony Pictures India Unveils Release Slate For Upcoming Year – Deadline

Sony Pictures Films India has set out a calendar of 17 releases for the next 12 months, including local Hindi, regional and international fare. The Hindi and regional movies are as follows: Balwinder Singh Janjua’s (screenwriter of Saand Ki Aankh and Mubarakan) directorial debut, Tera Kya Hoga Lovely, stars Ileana D’Cruz and Randeep Hooda in … Read more

Fulwell 73 To Open Regional Office In North-East Of England – Deadline

Indie production outfit Fulwell 73 is expanding its UK operations with a new office in Sunderland that will act as a base for the company’s growing activities in the North of England. The outfit said its Northern hub would help it discover and support local talent from diverse backgrounds and that it will look to … Read more

Debbie Allen Receives Governor’s Award at the 2021 Emmys – Deadline

Debbie Allen was honored with the 2021 Governor’s Award at the 73rd Annual Emmy Awards on Sunday night for her contributions to television as an actress, writer, producer, director, dancer, and choreographer. She’s also being lauded by the Television Academy for inspiring and mentoring youths from marginalized communities in the arts. “Let this moment resonate … Read more

Jean Smart Wins 2021 Emmy for Lead Actress in Comedy Series – Deadline

An emotional Jean Smart paid a moving tribute to her late husband, “friend and soulmate” Richard Gilliland who passed away in March as she accepted the Emmy for best actress in a comedy. “I wouldn’t be here without him, without him putting his career on the back burner so I could take advantage of all … Read more

‘Eyes Of Tammy Faye’ In Soft Arthouse Market – Specialty Box Office – Deadline

The Eyes Of Tammy Faye from Searchlight Pictures finished in the top ten domestically (at no. 9) with the highest per screen average of the group after Shang-Chi and Free Guy. Its estimated PTA, $1,500 in 425 theaters, bested newcomers Blue Bayou and wide releases Cry Macho and Copshop on a per screen basis. That’s … Read more

‘Dune’ Reaps A Heap With $37M In Overseas Bow; ‘Shang-Chi’ Tops $320M WW – Deadline

Refresh for latest…: Warner Bros/Legendary’s Dune has surpassed expectations, harvesting $36.8M at the international box office from just 24 markets in early release. The Denis Villeneuve-directed sci-fi epic was the top movie overseas this weekend, coming in with No. 1s in virtually all openings. In like–for-likes and at today’s rates, Dune is tracking 4% ahead … Read more

‘No Time To Die’ & ‘Dune’ Set China Release Dates – Deadline

Deadline has confirmed that Legendary/Warner Bros.’ Dune will be opening day-and-date with the U.S. in China on Oct. 22 while Daniel Craig’s swan song as James Bond, No Time to Die, will open on Oct. 29. Warner Bros. Legendary East is handling the release of Dune in the PRC.  Given Legendary’s ownership by Wanda, Dune will be blasted everywhere in the country, and … Read more

Lesli Linka Glatter Elected DGA President; Second Woman To Hold Post – Deadline

Lesli Linka Glatter has been elected president of the DGA at the guild’s biennial convention, held today at DGA national headquarters in Los Angeles. Glatter, who was the guild’s 1st vice president, is only the second woman ever elected president of the DGA. Martha Coolidge held the post from 2002-03. Twenty-two men have served as … Read more

2021 Toronto Film Festival Complete Winners List – Deadline

Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical, black-and-white drama Belfast claimed the TIFF People’s Choice Award on Saturday night, affirming its status as a major player to contend with in the 2022 Oscars race. Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye) and Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain) were also big winners … Read more