Limelight and Boies/Schiller Tap Naomi Watts to Star in LAKEWOOD with Phillip Noyce to Direct

Academy Award Nominee Naomi Watts will star in the upcoming film Lakewood with Phillip Noyce (Salt, Clear and Present Danger) set to direct.  The film is written by Chris Sparling (Greenland, Sea of Trees, Buried) and is produced by: Boies/Schiller’s Zack Schiller and David Boies; Limelight’s Dylan Sellers and Chris Parker; Untapped Production’s Andrew Corkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene, A Vigilante); Naomi Watts (Three Generations, The Wolf Hour) […]

Academy Award Nominee Alec Baldwin To Star in and Produce Joel Souza’s RUST

ighland Film Group announced today that Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Alec Baldwin (Mission: Impossible franchise, “30 Rock”) will star in Rust, which he will also produce under his El Dorado Pictures banner alongside Anjul Nigam and executive producer Matthew Helderman. Joel Souza (Crown Vic) will write and direct the action/western based on a story […]

Bong Joon Ho’s PARASITE to Release Storyboards Through Central Publishing

Grand Central Publishing will be releasing the complete storyboards to writer-director Bong Joon Ho’s four-time Academy Award winning Parasite, as a book, currently set to hit stores in May 19, 2020. Parasite just made history as the first foreign language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture and the first Korean film to win Best Director, Best International Film, and Best […]

NEON acquires North American rights to Victor Kossakovsky’s GUNDA

NEON announced today that it has acquired North American rights to Gunda, directed by Victor Kossakovsky, which made its World Premiere in the new competitive section Encounters at the Berlinale, where it was nominated for the Berlinale Documentary Award and debuted to rave reviews. Sant & Usant produced Gunda, which is a co-production with Louverture Films. Anita Rehoff […]

BONG JOON HO’S ACADEMY-AWARD WINNING PARASITE, MEMORIES OF MURDER TO JOIN THE CRITERION COLLECTION

NEON and the Criterion Collection are excited to announce that Criterion will issue special editions of two Bong Joon Ho masterpieces, the four-time Academy Award-winning Parasite and the breathtaking crime drama Memories of Murder. Parasite just made history as the first foreign language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture, and the first Korean film to win Best Director, Best […]

Release Date for UNTITLED TOM McCARTHY PROJECT – Nov 6th 2020

Focus Features will release Participant Media’s Untitled Tom McCarthy Project, directed by Academy Award® winner Tom McCarthy (Spotlight) and starring Academy Award winner Matt Damon, domestically on Friday, November 06, 2020 (Limited) and will expand on both November 13, 2020 and November 20, 2020.  Universal Pictures International will release in select international markets.  About Untitled Tom McCarthy Project: A thriller directed by Academy […]

Patricia Carson, Chris Cooper and Elizabeth Olsen To Star In Drama ”Light On Broken Glass”

International Film Trust Introducing the Project in Cannes A hot new project has come together at the onset of Cannes as Academy Award® nominee Patricia Clarkson (“Learning To Drive,” Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”) will star alongside Academy Award® winner Chris Cooper (“Demolition,” “American Beauty,” “Adaptation”) in the drama “Light on Broken Glass.” Elizabeth Olsen […]

Academy Award Winner Common and Xu Qing joining the cast of Fundamental Films and Thunder Road Pictures’ 24 Hours to Live

Leading Chinese production and distribution outfit Fundamental Films and Thunder Road Pictures announced today that Grammy and Academy Award® Winner Common (Selma, Smokin’ Aces) and Chinese actress Xu Qing (Mr. Six, Looper) have joined Academy Award® Nominee Ethan Hawke (Boyhood, Before Sunrise) in the upcoming thriller 24 Hours to Live, with Brian Smrz directing. Principal Photography […]