The BAFTA-winner boards Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up, joining a cast that already includes Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford and Robin Wright.
BAFTA LA is to present Samuel L Jackson with this year’s Albert R Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment.
EXCLUSIVE: Final version of Cannes Competition title is now seven minutes shorter following critics response.
EXCLUSIVE: Edinburgh-based Cinefile has taken UK and Irish rights to Brian Cox-starring The Carer from sales company Yellow Affair.
Festivals and Awards
Dolby Laboratories has announced its first Dolby theatres in Asia at Wanda Cinema Line sites in Dalian, Changchun, Chongqing and Jinan.
Tony Orsten, CEO of Andy Serkis’ performance capture studio, also discusses “the other Jungle Book”.
Dallas Buyers Club producer Truth Entertainment and writer-director Joe Tripician are starting work on a new project about father-daughter grifters.
Latest box office news
Lionsgate had its biggest opening in China with Now You See Me 2 on $43.64m from its first three days
JUNE 27 UPDATE: Now You See Me 2 records Lionsgate’s biggest-ever opening in China with $44.4m.
Public consultation open for industry and audiences; nine roadshow events planned.