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Lily James, 'Cinderella' press conference, 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 13, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Editorial credit: magicinfoto / Shutterstock.com

Lily James Will Play A Bank Robber In New Film Peggy Jo

Another Virtual Cannes Film Festival Film announcement to keep an eye on- Lily James has signed on to star as a bank robber in the new film Peggy Jo The film will focus on Peggy Jo, a bank robber who performs her heists while dressed as a man They are saying to think "Bonnie &[...]

Actor Steven Soderbergh poses at photocall during the 68th Venice Film Festival at Palazzo del Cinema in Venice, September 3, 2011 in Venice, Italy. Editorial credit: Massimiliano Marino / Shutterstock.com

Steven Soderbergh Has Written A Sex, Lies, And Videotape Sequel

It won the Palme d’Or at Cannes that year, the highest honor at the festival The film starred James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo, Steven Brill, and Ron Vawter Soderbergh wrote the original screenplay in only eight days, and in the process, helped usher in a revolution in independent cinema Sex, Lies,[...]

No Awards for Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' At Cannes

No Awards for Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' At Cannes

As the Cannes International Film Festival draws to a close in 2019, prizes for top honors in the various categories of best directing, acting, screenplay and more across feature-length and short entrants were given out, and there was a surprising outcome.[caption id="attachment_1038430" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Golden Lion Award from Cannes Film FestivalPhoto by Nattapat.J /[...]

Thandie Newton's Star Wars Cannes Dress for 'Solo' Premiere Is Amazing

With film premieres comes red carpets and fancy dresses but Thandie Newton's Star Wars gown for the Cannes Film Festival premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story is out of this world.Zoomed out, it looks like a silk print gown with reds, yellows, and blues.  In fact it's Vivienne Westwood Couture, one of their “Absence of Rose” prints[...]

Terry Gilliam during the 72th Venice Film Festival 2015 in Venice, Italy

UPDATE- Terry Gilliam Suffers Stroke, Amazon Pulls Distribution For 'Quixote'

The finish line is in site, with the Paris District Court announcing on whether or not the film can screen at Cannes on May 19th Gilliam was expected to appear, but for obvious reasons, was unable to.Former Quixote producer Paulo Branco, who's claimed ownership of the film's rights since 2016, had filed to prevent the film from[...]

Alex Winter, Keanu Reeves ARE Returning as Bill & Ted for 3rd Film

With Cannes Film Festival happening in France for the next two weeks, expect a wash of information to come in about upcoming films, picture deals, and news One of the most nostalgically awesome (and long-rumored) tidbits happened this morning, with word coming that both Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves are indeed reprising their roles as Ted “Theodore” Logan and[...]

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' Sequel 'The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' Happening

Jackson in The Hitman's Bodyguard was announced? Just me? Okay, fine then, maybe you won't care so much about this tidbit of information coming from Millennium Films at Cannes.[caption id="attachment_843459" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek, and Samuel L JacksonPhoto courtesy of Lionsgate[/caption]The Hollywood Reporter says there are posters for The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard are up around the famous[...]

After 'Aladdin'- Guy Ritchie Returns to His Roots With 'Toff Guys'

He'll be shopping it around during Cannes Film Festival, sort of the breading grounds for studios to find projects and for filmmakers to get the distribution needed for audiences to see the flicks.Reportedly (per Deadline's comments) the film is: "set at the intersection of Sexy Beast and Downton Abbey, and follows a very English drug lord attempting to[...]

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Netflix Almost Bought Landmark Theaters, Report Says

According to a recent report, Netflix almost purchased the Landmark Theaters chain in order to (theoretically) screen their original content and (possibly) get around some film festival and award show rules about digital content being included.[caption id="attachment_752780" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Netflix[/caption]The report in question is from the Los Angeles Times, claiming a source informed them[...]

Vive la Netflix, Lesnar as Hogan 2.0, Atwood Talks Terrorists, Broad City Ends, and Cusack's Low 'Fidelity' [The Weekly Static s01e35]

Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 35?Apparently John Cusack’s Not a Huge Fan of Disney’s High Fidelity SeriesNetflix Says Au Revoir to Cannes Film Festival Following Rule Change‘Handmaids Tale’ Author Margaret Atwood Talks Star Wars and TerroristsBroad City Creators Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson Announce End to Series, Sign Development Deal with Comedy CentralMartin Scorsese to Direct[...]

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Netflix Says Au Revoir to Cannes Film Festival Following Rule Change

Streaming service and studio giant Netflix has said "au revoir" to Cannes Film Festival following a rule change the famed cinematic event announced in 2017 Specifically, films without theatrical releases in France are banned from being included in competition at the festival.The rule was bent in 2017 for Netflix's films Ojka and The Meyerowitz Stories, even though[...]

'Amour' Director Michael Haneke Developing Futuristic Drama Series

Earning two Oscar nominations for The White Ribbon, Haneke would become one of the only directors to have won the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or award for two consecutive features: The White Ribbon and Amour French language film Amour would receive five Oscar nominations (including Best Picture), and go on to win an Academy Award,[...]

Clint Eastwood, Still Unforgiven?

Clint Eastwood was at Cannes this weekend to help present the restored edition of Unforgiven on that film's 25th anniversary He was interviewed for an hour-long 'master class' on film while he was there, which has been widely quoted for the 'politically correct' commentary as he was talking about Dirty Harry Despite an impressive list[...]


Cannes Film Festival Security Evacuates Screening On Discovery Of Suspicious Package

During Saturday's scheduled press screening of the competition film Redoubtable from director-director Michael Hazanavicius, security was alerted to what's being described as a "suspicious package". With the festival already on a generally high alert event staff used an abundance of caution and evacuated the building with people being directed to move "way" back. Evacuaron en […]



Cannes Jury Announced – Welcome To Miami

The 2017 Cannes Jury has been announced and it has both words and letters in it that mention the names of people.[caption id="attachment_643303" align="aligncenter" width="600"] //Source //c RR[/caption]Being an esteemed executive producer that has taken a short film to said festival, I thought it best that this news come from me[...]


Fourth And Final Cannes Dispatch – Looking Back At The Best Of The Fest

Craig Skinner writes for Bleeding Cool.On Saturday 24th May, the 2014 Cannes Film Festival came to a close, for the most part, with the announcement of the competition awards The final weekend of the festival is a wonderful opportunity to catch up on films - the festival re-screens a great many films over the weekend[...]