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“The Snowman,” “Downsizing” Tap Into Norwegian Film Incentives

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Swedish director Tomas Alfredson’s U.K.-U.S. production of “The Snowman,” starring Michael Fassbender, and “Downsizing” from U.S. helmer Alexander Payne directly spent $24 million in Norway during their Norwegian location shoots. They were the first two international features shot in Norway to receive funding from the new state incentive program to attract foreign film and TV productions. According… Read more »

IM Global Launches China-Based Festival Marketing Unit

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International film and TV studio, IM Global has launched Go Global, a China-based festival marketing operation. Go Global will support Chinese films on the international festival circuit and help foreign films on Chinese festivals. The unit is headed by Clement Magar, an industry veteran, now based in Beijing. Its activities will kick off at next… Read more »

Prolific ‘Cave’ Helmer Looks Ahead to Three More Projects

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A trained projectionist but self-taught director, Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken’s third feature, “Cave,” closes the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund. It will be the 27-year-old Norwegian’s third film in two years — and he has another three to come. “Of course it is a question of coincidences, but also of a will — and a need — to tell these… Read more »

Joel McHale Lists Los Angeles Home (EXCLUSIVE)

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SELLER: Joel McHale LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $2,395,000 SIZE: 3,451 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: A Los Angeles home owned per property records by actor/comedian Joel McHale has hit the open market with a $2,395,000 price tag. Property records show the sharply sardonic comedian, actor, producer,… Read more »

‘Angry Birds’ Bows at No. 1 on Blu-ray Disc, DVD Sales Chart

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Two new releases shot to the top of the national home video sales charts the week ending Aug. 21, Sony Pictures’ “The Angry Birds Movie” and Universal Pictures’ “God’s Not Dead 2.” “Angry Birds,” a computer-generated film based on the popular video game franchise that earned $107.5 million in U.S. theaters, debuted at No. 1… Read more »

‘Nashville’ Season 5: Are Connie Britton or Hayden Panettiere Exiting CMT Show?

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Just as CMT announced the Season 5 premiere date for the return of “Nashville,” numerous reports surfaced questioning the status of series stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere. Panettiere is locked in for the full season, Variety has confirmed. Sources inside Panettiere’s camp say the actress has signed on for all 22 episodes of the new season, which premieres… Read more »

Immigration Movie ‘From Nowhere’ Gets 2017 Release

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FilmRise has acquired exclusive North American distribution rights to the indie drama “From Nowhere,” which won the Narrative Spotlight audience award at this year’s SXSW Film Festival. “From Nowhere” follows three undocumented teenagers — a Dominican girl, an African boy and a Peruvian girl — who are about to graduate high school in the Bronx. When… Read more »

Britney Spears TV Movie in the Works at Lifetime

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Britney Spears is officially stronger than she was yesterday. The iconic pop star is getting her own Lifetime movie, it was announced Wednesday. Directed by Leslie Libman (“Manson’s Lost Girls“), the telepic will chart the singer’s rise to fame, and will also focus on the peaks and valleys that occurred throughout her career, in front of the cameras and… Read more »

Christoph Waltz in Talks to Star in James Cameron’s ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

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Christoph Waltz is in early negotiations to star in James Cameron’s “Alita: Battle Angel” with Robert Rodriguez directing the ambitious adaptation of the popular manga series. Waltz would join Rosa Salazar in the movie with Salazar portraying a 26th century cyborg who’s rescued from a scrapyard and reassembled. Her character Alita, who only remembers her… Read more »