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Michael Smiley, Annes Elwy wrap UK thriller 'The Toll'

Iwan Rheon also stars in feature from Western Edge Pictures.

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Major new UK film and TV facility planned for Edinburgh; Screen Scotland seeks operator

The site hosted part of Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ shoot in 2017

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Rungano Nyoni among Women in Film and TV UK 2018 winners

Juliet Stevenson receives Lifetime Achievement Award.

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What does no 'Star Wars' this Christmas mean for the UK box office?

Mary Poppins Returns could replicate Star Wars box office numbers, but the film is release a week later than the typical Star Wars slot.

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'West End skew' among key challenges facing UK independent exhibition sector, say experts

Exhibitors gathered at the UK Exhibitors Forum, hosted by Screen International and the Independent Cinema Office.

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Sundance-bound 'The Hole In The Ground' sells internationally including UK (exclusive)

Vertigo takes UK rights following A24’s acquisition for US.


Festival hit 'Jellyfish' secures UK theatrical release (exclusive)

Zak Brilliant’s Republic Film Distribution to release title in Feb 2019.

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First look at Steve Coogan in Michael Winterbottom's 'Greed'; production wraps

Sony Pictures International Productions and Film4 team on the feature.

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Entertainment One president of international film Alex Hamilton to depart in spring 2019 (exclusive)

Patrick Roy will broaden remit, becomes president of theatrical, film.

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Shout! Studios, Bankside Films in 'A Dark Place' North American deal

Gareth Ellis-Unwin among producers on Pennsylvania-set drama.


UK drama 'Gwen' secures North America deal (exclusive)

Streaming service Shudder picks up all rights.


William Hurt to star in UK indie 'A Pair Of Silver Wings' (exclusive)

Film, about a retired RAF pilot, is the debut feature of Steven Hall.

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Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville drama 'Normal People' lands at Bleecker Street (exclusive)

Feature shot in Northern Ireland, currently in post-production.

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'Ralph Breaks The Internet' tops UK box office ahead of 'Creed II'

Warner Bros’ Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald drops into third place.