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Independence Day Resurgence

Emmerich set for 'Moonfall'

25-Jun-2016 | By John Hazelton

German director Emmerich sells script to Universal and is set to direct the sci-fi story.

US briefs: 'Full Metal' writer Michael Herr dies at 76

25-Jun-2016 | By John Hazelton

Plus: Dirty 30 gets US release; The Sound of Things to premiere in Moscow.

Brexit

Brexit: UK and European industry react

24-Jun-2016 | By

UPDATE: BFI COMMENT. There has been a shocked and dismayed response to the news of Brexit in almost every sector of the British film industry; responses in Europe have also been extremely downbeat.

Jennifer Lawrence

Legendary gets Lawrence's 'Bad Blood'

24-Jun-2016 | By John Hazelton

Legendary Pictures has won a bidding war for a high finance tale with Jennifer Lawrence attached to star and Adam McKay set to write and direct.

Michael Sheen

Sheen to direct 'Green River Killer' for QC

24-Jun-2016 | By John Hazelton

Michael Sheen is to make his feature directing debut on - and star in - the true crime thriller, based on the actor’s own script

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Dolby Cinema's launch in Dalian

First Dolby Cinema sites open in Asia

23-Jun-2016

Dolby Laboratories has announced its first Dolby theatres in Asia at Wanda Cinema Line sites in Dalian, Changchun, Chongqing and Jinan.

Tony Orsten

Cost of CG remains biggest challenge, says Imaginarium boss

10-Jun-2016

Tony Orsten, CEO of Andy Serkis’ performance capture studio, also discusses “the other Jungle Book”.

'Independence Day: Resurgence', 'Finding Dory' in showdown

Fox and Roland Emmerich’s disaster sequel – coming 20 years after the original hit – takes on Disney-Pixar’s Finding Nemo in the battle of the international box office giants this weekend.

China box office: 'Warcraft' hits $200m as 'Finding Dory' opens second

Warcraft continued to reign supreme at the Chinese box office, taking $48.19m in the week of Jun 13 -19.

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