BBC Films to Receive BAFTA Honor on 25th Anniversary Variety – Music

LONDON — BBC Films, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, will receive the outstanding British contribution to cinema award at the EE British Academy Film Awards ceremony at London’s Royal Opera House on Feb. 8. Previous recipients include Mike Leigh, Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jarman, Ridley and Tony Scott, Working Title ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

The Huntsman Suffers A Dearth Of Dwarves Empire Magazine

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Snow White sequel dispenses with the diminutive It sounds like a George RR Martin title, but a dearth of dwarves is apparently the situation in The Huntsman, the follow-up to Snow White And The Huntsman. There’s no Snow White this time, but there’s also a ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Slight Update On The Last Of Us Movie Empire Magazine

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Screenwriter Neil Druckmann checks in It’s a good few months since we heard anything about The Last Of Us, the adaptation of the much-lauded videogame which Sam Raimi is producing for Screen Gems. Buried in a story about the development process of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, however, GameInformer have ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Octavia Spencer Joins Seacole Empire Magazine

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Playing Jamaica’s Florence Nightingale in biopic She’s won an Oscar for The Help and now Octavia Spencer is heading back in time for another story of pioneering women in tumultuous times by signing up for 19th century biopic Seacole. According to The Hollywood Reporter’s scoop, her old producer from ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

‘Timbuktu,’ ‘Sils Maria,’ ‘Saint Laurent’ Vie for French Cesar Glory Variety – Music

In one of the widest-open Cesar races in recent years, Abderrahmane Sissako’s Oscar-nominated “Timbuktu” will face off for best picture with Olivier Assayas’ “Sils Maria,” Bertrand Bonello’s “Saint Laurent” and talked-up newcomer Thomas Cailley’s “Love at First Fight” at France’s 2015 Cesar Awards. Also making the best picture cut, in ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more