Month: January 2018

Chile’s ‘A Fantastic Woman,’ nominated for the best foreign language film, also stars trans actress Daniela Vega. Oscar nods for women and minorities drew many of the headlines in Tuesday’s nominations, but this year’s Academy Awards also mark a breakthrough for transgender filmmakers. Yance Ford, the director of the documentary Strong Island and a trans man,
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The French producer behind Netflix hit ‘Narcos’ has hired former Warner Bros. TV executive Sabine de Mardt to run the local-language production unit. Gaumont, the French producer of Netflix’s Narcos, is expanding into Germany, launching a regional production operation to deliver original local-language series. Sabine de Mardt, formerly director of fiction and film at Warner Bros.
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‘The Shape of Water’ Courtesy of Telluride Film Festival The listings below reflect how The Hollywood Reporter’s awards columnist Scott Feinberg believes the Oscar standings would look if voting ended today. They are formulated using a combination of personal impressions (from screenings), historical considerations (how other films with similar pedigrees have resonated), precursor awards (some
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During Tuesday morning’s announcement of this year’s nominations, announcer Tiffany Haddish comically struggled to properly pronounce various nominees’ names. The nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning but not without some minor flubs. When presenting the nominees for best adapted screenplay, Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish struggled to pronounce the names
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Ordered to pilot are a comedy inspired by the life of ‘One Day at a Time’ showrunner Gloria Calderon-Kellett, half-hour ‘I Mom So Hard’ and drama ‘Murder.’ CBS, the network that has been criticized for its lack of inclusion and female voices, is trying to change that in its first pilot season under network president
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Sterling K. Brown jumped for joy, Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn had a mother-daughter moment, and Olivia Munn snapped selfies. While the broadcast of the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards offered plenty of memorable moments, viewers watching on the small screen didn’t catch everything that happened inside the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday night. Here
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Fox Searchlight and its Chinese partners are aiming to capitalize on awards season buzz for the film, timing its release two days before the 90th Academy Awards ceremony. Awards season favorite Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is set to get a limited release in China on March 2. The country’s growing National Alliance of Arthouse
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The latest smash hit from actor-producer Aamir Khan, ‘Superstar’ is the first Indian film to score a revenue-sharing release under China’s quota system, which is usually reserved for Hollywood imports. India’s Aamir Khan remains a king of the Chinese box office. The Bollywood actor’s latest international hit, musical drama Secret Superstar, opened in first place with
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Also going home empty-handed were four-time nominees (including stunt nods) ‘GLOW’ and ‘Stranger Things.’ While Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri essentially swept the SAG Awards, winning three of the four awards for which it was nominated (two nominations were in the same category), a number of other awards favorites went home empty-handed. Just two weeks
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The stars are arriving ahead of the 24th annual celebration of actors at Los Angeles’ Shrine Exposition Center. Some of Hollywood’s biggest names are walking the red carpet ahead of the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The ceremony, hosted by Kristen Bell, and featuring an all-female lineup of awards presenters will air live from
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