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Disney Rebrands 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Fox Now Gone

Disney Rebrands 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight, Fox Now Gone

20th Century Fox will now be known as 20th Century Studios, while Fox Searchlight will change to Searchlight Pictures The first 20th Century Studios branded release will be the new Call of the Wild starring Harrison Ford in a few weeks, while the first Searchlight Pictures release will be the new Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will[...]

Jojo Rabbit Review: A Powerful Comedy That Covers Difficult Topics Brilliantly

"Jojo Rabbit" Review: A Powerful Comedy That Covers Difficult Topics Brilliantly

Jojo Rabbit aims to tackle the difficult subject matter blind devotion and a coming-of-age film with grace and comedic flair that just works. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Director: Taika Waititi Summary: A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home. The coming-of-age story paired with the imaginary friend […]

Fox Searchlight Films Will Get Released In Theaters

Fox Searchlight Films Will Get Released In Theaters

During a recent roundtable with The Hollywood Reporter, Disney's Alan Horn took some time to speak about the future of Fox Searchlight Pictures.Much has been said recently with the Fox acquisition with speculation that their films could go straight to Hulu rather than Disney+ As recently as early October, Fox Searchlight co-chairs Stephan Gilula and Nancy Utley[...]

Jojo Rabbit Isnt A Problem For Disney

"Jojo Rabbit" Isn't A Problem For Disney

The comments from Fox Searchlight co-chairs Stephan Gilula and Nancy Utley came during a panel celebrating the indie arm on Friday The film had been a "big test" after the studio was acquired by Disney This is understandable given Disney's image. “When we first screened it for Bob Iger and Alan Horn, I didn’t know what[...]

Jojo Rabbit Shouldnt Be a Problematic Film for Disney

"Jojo Rabbit" Shouldn't Be a Problematic Film for Disney

Recent reports suggest that Disney is concerned about Taika Waititi's edgy anti-hate satire, Jojo Rabbit, being distributed by Fox Searchlight.Financially speaking, some of Fox's films have been disappointments Understandably, one can understand this could lead to frustration Fox Searchlight is an indie film label so their films aren't going to set the box office on[...]

Ready or Not Trailer: Hide and Seek Gone Gory

"Ready or Not" Trailer: Hide and Seek Gone Gory

If you like your children's games to go medieval extremes, you're in luck, because the players in Ready or Not take their game of Hide and Seek seriously. In the spirit of films like Hostel, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and the Saw franchise, the story follows bride Grace (Samantha Weaving), who finds herself consummating her marriage […]

George R. R. Martin Hosts Tolkien Q&#038A Gandalf Could Kick Dumbledores A$$

George R. R. Martin Hosts 'Tolkien' Q&A, "Gandalf Could Kick Dumbledore's A$$"

Martin to continue a literary magic user debate during a Q & A, because that's exactly what he did during the official premiere of Fox Searchlight's Tolkien."Gandalf could kick Dumbledore's ASS," the Song of Ice and Fire author exclaimed during his chat with Nicholas Hoult (J R R Tolkien in the film), Lily Cole (Edith Bratt), and director Dome[...]

Nicholas Hoult Lily Collins Chat Tolkien and First Encountering Middle Earth

Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins Chat 'Tolkien' and First Encountering Middle Earth

We are even more excited for Fox Searchlight's upcoming JRR Tolkien biopic film after chatting with some of the stars during WonderCon 2019, and this new Toklien featurette only adds to the anticipation.Nicholas Hoult (who plays J R R Tolkien in the film) chats with Lily Collins (who plays Tolkien's wife and muse Edith Bratt)[...]

Fox Searchlight Releases Second Trailer for Tolkien Starring Nicholas Holt

Fox Searchlight Releases Second Trailer for 'Tolkien' Starring Nicholas Holt

Last month, Fox Searchlight released the first trailer for their upcoming "Lord of the Rings" author J R R Tolkien biopic, Tolkien It stars Nicholas Hoult as the man who creates Middle Earth, and it looks pretty freaking great.Just this morning, a second trailer was released for the film:Dome Karukosk is directing the film, which will reportedly follow J[...]

FOX Searchlight Releases First Teaser Trailer for Tolkien

FOX Searchlight Releases First Teaser Trailer for 'Tolkien'

Fox Searchlight has released a first-look teaser trailer for their upcoming Tolkien film, starring Nicholas Hoult as "Lord of the Rings" author J R R Tolkien, and Lilly Collins as Tolkien’s wife, Edith Bratt.Dome Karukosk is directing the film, which will reportedly follow J R R.’s time as a student obsessive about language and an outsider who searched for belonging[...]

Wanna See Nicholas Hoult as J.R.R. Tolkien in Biopic Tolkien

Wanna See Nicholas Hoult as J.R.R. Tolkien in Biopic 'Tolkien'?

Tolkien in the upcoming Fox Searchlight biopic, Tolkien.After being announced some time ago, updates were few and far between for the project Earlier this month, Fox Searchlight finally shared a release date for the film, and today we've got some first-look images of Hoult as Tolkien, and Lilly Collins as Tolkien's wife, Edith Bratt:[caption id="attachment_977350" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

Tolkien Biopic Starring Nicholas Hoult Finally Gets a Release Date

'Tolkien' Biopic Starring Nicholas Hoult Finally Gets a Release Date

We are thrilled to report that Fox Searchlight's JRR Tolkien biopic Tolkien finally has a release date![caption id="attachment_973280" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Nicholas HoultPhoto by Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Starring Nicholas Hoult as Tolkien, the film will explore the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love, and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school[...]

Keri Russell May Be Joining Guillermo del Toros Thriller Antlers

Keri Russell May Be Joining Guillermo del Toro's Thriller 'Antlers'

Emmy nominated actress Keri Russell may be joining a film with FOX Searchlight that's being produced by Oscar winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro.[caption id="attachment_882140" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]The Hollywood Reporter confirmed earlier rumors today that Russell has entered into negotiations to appear in Antlers, a supernatural horror thriller written by Nick Antosca and Henry Chaisson.  Scott Cooper is[...]

Taika Waititi World War II Film Jojo Rabbit Gains Sam Rockwell

Taika Waititi World War II Film 'Jojo Rabbit' Gains Sam Rockwell

We know, that's a lot to take in from a single sentence.[caption id="attachment_835651" align="aligncenter" width="600"] LOS ANGELES, CA - March 4, 2018: Sam Rockwell at the 90th Academy Awards Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]The FOX Searchlight film will center on a young boy named Jojo, who really[...]

Super Troopers 2 Definitely Embraces Their 420 Release Date

Super Troopers 2 Definitely Embraces Their 420 Release Date

Broken Lizard managed to raise $4.6 million dollars on IndieGoGo to fund the film, showing just how rabidly fans were seeking a sequel.Fox Searchlight Films, which is distributing the movie, is also embracing the revelry around the release date and even sent out custom branded rolling papers with the Super Troopers 2 poster on it.[caption id="attachment_834109" align="aligncenter"[...]

Bob Iger Says No Plans to Change Fox Searchlight After Disneys Fox Acquisition

Bob Iger Says No Plans to Change Fox Searchlight After Disney's Fox Acquisition

My personal biggest concern with the Disney acquisition of FOX and its assets was how the shakeup would affect Fox Searchlight Sure, there are several other issues (monopoly, anyone?) that can and will stem from such a large business deal, but Searchlight was the big one for the film division.The Fox Searchlight studio prides itself[...]


The Shape Of Water Red Band Trailer Highlights Doug Jones The Asset

'The Shape Of Water' Red Band Trailer Highlights Doug Jones' 'The Asset'

With anticipation and awards buzz growing out of its incredibly well-received screening at the Venice Film Festival, Fox Searchlight released a new red band trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy-drama The Shape of Water  Unlike previous trailers, this time we get a much better look at Doug Jones' mysterious aquatic "Asset" and how he serves as[...]

Broken Lizards Super Troopers 2 Gets A Release Date

Broken Lizard's Super Troopers 2 Gets A Release Date

Fox Searchlight has scheduled Super Troopers 2 to hit theaters on April 20th, 2018. Broken Lizard’s Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske are returning to writer and star Chandrasekhar will be helming the sequel as he did the original.The new story have the Super Troopers of Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and[...]

4 New HQ Images From Guillermo Del Toros The Shape Of Water

4 New HQ Images From Guillermo Del Toro's 'The Shape Of Water'

We live in a world where Guillermo del Toro is making another original movie, and that means maybe there is some hope for the world. Del Toro is one of those talents that everyone is going to look back on and seethe that movie audiences didn't flock to the theaters to see his brilliant films. […]