Karim Aïnouz, Gullane Launch ‘Neon River’ (EXCLUSIVE) Variety – Music

Brazil’s Karim Aïnouz, whose “Futuro Beach” competed at 2014’s Berlin, will make his English-language debut and first action film with “Neon River,” a love-story-come-thriller set in Tokyo’s underworld and produced by Gullane, whose credits include “The Second Mother,” which won Berlin’s Panorama Audience Award and Sundance’s World Cinema best actress ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Motion Picture Academy Hands Out Sci-Tech Awards Variety – Music

Recipients of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ annual Scientific and Technical Awards may be mostly engineers and physicists, but it was the chemistry between Jason Segel and Olivia Munn that carried the night on Saturday as the Oscar-granting org gave out honors for achievement in the disciplines ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Berlin: Gillian Anderson Joining Harrison Ford in ‘Official Secrets’ (EXCLUSIVE) Variety – Music

Gillian Anderson is in negotiations to star in Justin Chadwick’s political thriller “Official Secrets” to portray an MI6 agent, Variety has learned exclusively. Harrison Ford, Anthony Hopkins, Paul Bettany, Natalie Dormer, Tahar Rahim and Martin Freeman have already joined the project, produced by Elizabeth Fowler. Chadwick will direct from a ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Stream Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo … Finally! STEREOGUM

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After all that tracklist changing, title switching, and Twitter baiting, Kanye West finally unleashed The Life Of Pablo on the world on Thursday. So we settled in, pulled up Tidal’s livestream of the Yeezy Season 3 launch at Madison Square Garden, and had ourselves a <a target="_blank" ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Berlin: Lunchtime Talk With Pauline Piechota of FilmNation Variety – Music

FilmNation senior VP of distribution Pauline Piechota has been going to the Berlin Film Festival for almost 20 years with different shingles — this will be her seventh with FilmNation — she’s been there since its inception in 2008. The shingle has an especially busy Berlinale, with competition entries “Genius” ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more