North America news


Dean Devlin

Electric Entertainment to launch OTT channel in US

Electric NOW will be available on platforms including Stirr, XUMO and Distro TV.


'Parasite' sets record foreign-language location average in North American box office debut (update)

Judy climbs to $14.9m after three weekends through Roadside Attractions.

J.J. Nugent

J.J. Nugent named vp sales and distribution at Millennium Media (exclusive)

Executive’s Mipcom slate includes The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, Jolt.

Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese talks “theme park films”, Netflix trade-off, de-ageing concerns

Legendary director delivers Bafta David Lean lecture in London.


'Joker' rules box office again, soars past $500m worldwide (update)

Gemini Man earns $31.1m in first wide international session.


Colombian thriller 'Monos' wins top prize at 2019 BFI London Film Festival

Meanwhile Mati Diop’s Atlantics wins Sutherland Award in First Feature Competition.

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Apple greenlights 'Masters Of The Air' with Amblin Television, Playtone

Band Of Brothers, The Pacific partners Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman reunite

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe to star in supernatural thriller for Miramax

Star will play troubled actor who unravels on set of horror film.

Alfonso Cuaron

Alfonso Cuarón signs multi-year TV deal with Apple

Mexican auteur expected to partner with longtime partner Anonymous Content and others.

Pierre Morel

Pierre Morel to direct AFM-bound ‘The Blacksmith’ for AGC Studios

Jon Shestack (Air Force One) to produce action thriller.

The Irishman 2

'The Irishman' to open Los Cabos International Film Festival

Mexican festival set to run from November 13-17.

Father There Is Only One

Sony local comedy becomes studio's biggest hit in Spain in eight years (exclusive)

Remake of Argentinian comedy overtakes Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Whitney Muroff

Former BBC Studios executive Whitney Muroff to lead global acquisitions at FilmRise

Company says it has raised $112m to fund aggressive push into acquisitions.

Federico Fellini

Istituto Luce – Cinecittà boards Academy Museum project, will curate Federico Fellini tribute

Development comes after several delays to ambitious Los Angeles project.


'Joker' smashes October global box office record in $248.2m launch (updated)

Abominable climbs to $76m worldwide, Ad Astra crosses $100m worldwide.

Ron Morales and Jessica Bennett

Production wraps on Busan war on drugs project 'A Violet Night' (exclusive)

Rebecca Lundgren, Joshua Sobel produce gritty US-Philippines drama.


‘Joker’ scores record October debut at North American box office on $96.2m (update)

Pedro Almodovar’s Pain And Glory arrives in style for $38,159 average.