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X-Men: Apocalypse

'X-Men: Apocalypse' hits $130m

BOX OFFICE: Mutant superhero saga expected to dominate global arena

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LATEST FILM NEWS HEADLINES

Samantha Morton

ITV, Hulu team up for 'Harlots'

27-May-2016

The companies on Thursday announced a straight-to-series order for the period drama series starring Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville and Jessica Brown Findlay.

Dwayne Johnson

Legendary acquires Dwayne Johnson vehicle 'Skyscraper'

26-May-2016 | By

The studio has won a bidding war for rights to the action property that will be set in China and reunites Johnson with his Central Intelligence director Rawson Marshall Thurber.

Borg McEnroe Shia La Beouf

'Borg Vs McEnroe', 'Rita Hayworth', 'Mortal' among Ascot Cannes buys

26-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Deals with IM Global, SF Studios and Radiant Films.

Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal, Denis Villeneuve reunite on 'The Son'

26-May-2016 | By

The director-star pairing from Prisoners and The Enemy are to adapt a Jo Nesbo thriller for Gyllenhaal’s Nine Stories and Bold Films.

Guillermo del Toro and Takashi Miike

Fantasia fest to honour Guillermo del Toro, Takashi Miike

26-May-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Montreal’s genre festival also unveils first wave of titles for its upcoming 20th Anniversary edition.

Ron Perlman Sarah Gavron

Ron Perlman, Sarah Gavron on East End fest jury

26-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

Full programme revealed for this year’s East End Film Festival.

Rebecca O Brien

Ken Loach producer Rebecca O’Brien to speak at Media Summit

26-May-2016 | By Screen staff

UK producer behind Palme d’Or winners I, Daniel Blake and The Wind That Shakes The Barley to discuss creative talent.

AMBI Jonathan Rhys Meyers Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas-Jonathan Rhys Meyers' 'Black Butterfly' wraps

26-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Psychological thriller completes Rome shoot.

Sheila Nevins

HBO’s Sheila Nevins to receive Sheffield Doc/Fest honour

25-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Members of Grand Jury Award also revealed, which will be supported by Screen International and Broadcast.

D Films snaps up 'Under The Silver Lake'

25-May-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Canadian distributor has added one of the most sought-after projects from the Cannes Marché to its slate.

Highlander

Edinburgh International Film Festival unveils 2016 line-up

25-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Highlights include the UK premiere of Finding Dory and the world premiere of the 4K restoration of Highlander [pictured].

Jan Švankmajer

Jan Švankmajer turns to Indiegogo for 'Insects'

25-May-2016 | By

The celebrated Czech film-maker and Athanor Productions have launched a campaign on the crowdfunding site for what the surrealist artist and director has said will be his final film.

Paul Hanson

Covert Media, Todd Garner strike pact

25-May-2016 | By

Paul Hanson has signed a two-year, first look co-financing and co-production deal with the former Revolution Studios partner and producer of Knight And Day and the Paul Blart: Mall Cop franchise.

Southside With You

Soda Pictures acquires Miramax pair

25-May-2016 | By

The distributor has picked up UK rights to The 9th Life Of Louis Drax and Southside With You.

Odeon Swiss Cottage

Odeon & UCI revenues up 10% in 2016

25-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

As it reports its Q1 financials, Europe’s largest exhibitor has revealed that it plans to open 20 new cinemas across Europe by 2020.

Kim Dong-ho

Busan festival head confident of avoiding boycott

25-May-2016 | By

Chairman nominee Kim Dong-ho has told Screen he believes the festival will avoid the boycott.

Euro flag

European Commission proposes Netflix, Amazon content quota

25-May-2016 | By

The updated Audiovisual Directive will enforce VoD platforms such as Netflix to ensure at least a 20% share of European content in their catalogues.

Paddington

Creative Europe details $45m UK spend

25-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

A total of $45m in grants were awarded to the UK’s creative sector across 2014-15.

Dionne Edwards

Signature teams with Red Rock, Procam on trainee scheme

25-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Initiative gives young unemployed people the opportunity to gain experience in the film industry.

Frosted Glass

Autism-inspired 'Frosted Glass' begins shoot

25-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Performance poet with Asperger’s brings his experience to debut film.

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Toni Erdmann

Cannes: 'Toni Erdmann' tops final Screen Jury Grid

22-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

Maren Ade’s comedy-drama set the highest score in the history of the Jury Grid.

NEWS IN BRIEF

Breaking A Monster

US Briefs: Abramorama to release 'Breaking A Monster'

Plus: MPI acquires If There’s A Hell Below; Saban buys Come And Find Me; Shout! Factory, Legacy Classics in production-distribution pact; and more

DIGITAL EDITIONS

Screen Cannes 2016 Day 8

Cannes 2016: Screen's dailies

Read Screen International’s daily magazine from the 69th Cannes Film Festival here.

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COMMENT/BLOGS

Adam Valdez NFTS

Adam Valdez talks 'The Jungle Book' VFX with NFTS students

24-May-2016 | By Venetia Hawkes

The Jungle Book’s visual effects supervisor delivered a talk to NFTS students.

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Cristian Mungiu

Cannes Q&A: Cristian Mungiu, 'Graduation'

Cannes Best Director-winning film-maker talks to Screen about his latest feature Graduation.

Carl Spence

Carl Spence, Seattle International Film Festival

The festival’s top dog talks to Jeremy Kay about his role at a festival he has been involved with for more than two decades.

Stephanie di Gusto

Cannes Q&A: Stéphanie Di Giusto, 'The Dancer'

The director talks to Screen about her Un Certain Regard selection, which stars Lily-Rose Depp and French popstar Soko.

Cannes Q&A: Albert Serra, 'The Death Of Louis XIV'

The director speaks to Screen in Cannes about his new film The Death Of Louis XIV, which plays as a Special Screening.

Divines

Cannes Q&A: Houda Benyamina talks 'Divines'

The French film-maker speaks to Screen about her Directors’ Fortnight entry, Divines

Jeff Nichols

Cannes Q&A: Jeff Nichols talks 'Loving'

The writer/director spoke to Screen in Cannes about his Competition contender Loving.  

SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards 2015 award

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2015 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.

Screen Awards 2015 Distributor of the Year

Universal, 'Amy' big winners at Screen Awards 2015

The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2015 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.

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