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'Notting Hill' actress Emma Chambers dies aged 53

“She brought laughter and joy to many, and will be greatly missed.

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'Museum', 'Touch Me Not' land mid-pack on Screen's Berlin Jury Grid

Two final titles will complete the Grid for this year’s Berlinale.

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'Styx' wins Europa Cinemas Label in Berlin

Germany-Austria co-pro to benefit from exhibition support.

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German culture minister proposes opening federal fund to high-end TV series

Series producers had previously only been able to access regional funding.

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Stephen Fry reveals prostate cancer diagnosis

Fry reveals diagnosis in video message posted to his website.

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Feng Xiaogang’s 'Youth' heads winners at Asian Brilliant Stars

Period drama wins Special Jury, Screenwriter and New Talent prizes.

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Netflix to release Berlin premiere 'Sunday's Illness' outside of Spain (exclusive)

Film will receive a theatrical release in Spain before going on the VoD platform.

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Lionsgate’s Studio L sets initial slate

The digital content unit is working with brands and platforms on three upcoming film releases.

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Eone recruits CAA’s Peter Micelli

The longtime agent will work with former client Mark Gordon as chief strategy officer.

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‘Kindergarten Teacher’ goes to Netflix for US/Canada

Sundance award winner with Maggie Gyllenhaal gets all-rights deal with streaming service.

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‘Black Panther’ surges to $520m worldwide (update)

Marvel Studios’ cultural phenomenon is set to dominate the international box office again this weekend.

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Apple hires Gaumont US TV production head

Carol Trussell will become head of production at the tech giant’s original programming unit.

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Breaking Glass buys LGBT erotic thriller 'The Breeding'

EXCLUSIVE: North American DVD/VoD release planned for ‘race play’ fetish tale.

A deal with the universe

BFI Flare premiere 'A Deal With The Universe' gets sales deal with Altitude (exclusive)

Film tells the remarkable true story of former Flare programmer Jason Barker.

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'My Brother's Name Is Robert' splits Screen's Berlin Jury Grid

Philip Gröning’s sibling drama leaves the Jury divided.

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Emily Atef preparing new French-Norwegian drama 'Mister' (exclusive)

Feature centres a well-off Parisian who leaves her comfortable life for Norwegian village.

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'Fleabag' team plot romantic thriller series 'Run' with eOne

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and producing partner Vicky Jones working on series.

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Sam Riley, Anya Taylor-Joy, Aneurin Barnard join Marie Curie biopic 'Radioactive'

Simon Russell Beale also joins Studiocanal project, which will star Rosamund Pike.

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