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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[...]
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 Shouldn't Be A Problematic Film 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 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
Evil) and Ryan Murphy (Minutes Past Midnight), Ready or Not feels like it belongs in The Purge universe with its social commentary and black comedy, but instead of modern firearms, you have the medieval weaponry of maces, crossbows, bows and arrows, and swords. Check out the red band trailer. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled:[...]
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, Lilly Collins
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)[...]
TOLKIEN | Trailer 2 | FOX Searchlight
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 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'?
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: The biopic "Tolkien" follows[...]
'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! Nicholas HoultPhoto by Andrea Raffin / 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 at the FX's "The Americans" For Your Consideration Event at the ATAS Saban Media Center on June 1, 2017 in North Hollywood, CA
Emmy nominated actress Keri Russell may be joining a film with FOX Searchlight that's being produced by Oscar winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / 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 directing the film, and[...]
Sam Rockwell
We know, that's a lot to take in from a single sentence. LOS ANGELES, CA – March 4, 2018: Sam Rockwell at the 90th Academy Awards Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / The FOX Searchlight film will center on a young boy named Jojo, who really wants to be part of[...]
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. Super Troopers 2[...]
Fox Searchlight
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[...]
golden globes 2018 predictions
One can only hope this bodes well for the Oscars later this year. Anyhow, on to the award counts and the winners: Fox Searchlight lead the pack tonight with 5 wins, HBO wracked up 4, 3 for A24, , 2 for Amazon, 2 for Hulu, and one each for NBC, FX, Neon, and 20th Century Fox. Best Actress[...]
'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[...]
Super Troopers 2
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[...]
the shape of water
Bloody Disgusting has four new high-quality images from the movie that, unfortunately, don't give us a clear picture of the creature design. And just in case it flew under your radar when it was released, here is the trailer. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: THE SHAPE OF WATER | Official Trailer | FOX Searchlight[...]
New Trailer For 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' Gets Us To Love A Bear can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN I Official Trailer | FOX Searchlight ( A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R Milne. Goodbye Christopher Robin, directed by Simon Curtis, stars Margot Robbie, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly[...]
Sundance Breakout Hit 'Patti Cake$' Releases Its First Trailer
One of the surprise hits of Sundance this year was Patti Cake$ and it got picked up by Fox Searchlight for an impressive $9.5 million dollars after "one of those all-night Park City bidding wars" according to Deadline Summary: PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a Killa P, a.k.a[...]
Wes Anderson's Isle Of Dogs Gets Poster AND Release Date
New additions to the stable include Scarlett Johansson, Greta Gerwig, Yoko Ono, Bryan Cranston and Liev Schreiber. Fox Searchlight has announced Isle of Dogs will be releasing on April 20th, 2018. Oh, and here's another poster. Wes Anderson's next project sure looks … different The last feature film we saw from the technicolor director was 2014's The Grand[...]
Birdman Returns Trailer Released By Fox Searchlight
To go along with the story of an actor who played a superhero only to find his career negatively affected in Birdman, Fox Searchlight have released the faux trailer for Birdman Returns with Michael Keaton as the titular character. They do a good job giving it that 1992 feel, so much so I don't think they needed[...]
Sign Me Up for the Kool-Aid: My Voice on Sound Of My Voice
Let's dissect the first twelve minutes of Sound of My Voice, the new film from Fox Searchlight Pictures in association with 1737 Films / Skyscraper. The first thing I'm going to need you to do is check out the trailer, so you know the context, and then we'll discuss. So, Peter and Lorna are documentary filmmakers intent[...]
Trailer, Stills, and the First Twelve Minutes of Sound Of My Voice
Fox Searchlight sent us lots of goodies to share for their upcoming psychological thriller, Sound of My Voice The film follows two ambitious documentary filmmakers as they attempt to infiltrate and discredit a cult, but find themselves pulled in too deep Sound of My Voice stars Christopher Denham, Nicole Vicius, and Brit Marling.  Below, you'll[...]