After hitting a couple of commercial highs and one major artistic low in the major-studio trade, Bill Condon makes a welcome return to more intimate, character-based fare in "Mr. Holmes."
LONDON — BBC Films, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, will receive the outstanding British contribution to cinema award at the EE British Academy Film Awards ceremony at London's Royal Opera…
Rolling off "The Theory of Everything," James Marsh ("Man on a Wire") is now officially attached to direct a film based on another singular British personality, fated amateur yachtsman Donald…
CANNES — BBC Films and Lionsgate U.K. have boarded Rupert Everett's directorial debut "The Happy Prince," and Hugh Dancy ("Hannibal," "Black Hawk Down") has joined the cast. As well as penning the…
LONDON — BBC Films has boarded "The Lady in the Van," which reunites the team behind "The History Boys." The pic, which is an adaptation of playwright Alan Bennett's memoir, will be directed by…
LONDON — BBC Films and Shine Pictures have acquired the rights to psychological thriller "The Farm," the latest novel from Tom Rob Smith, author of "Child 44." The innovative mystery, set in London…
LONDON — BBC Films has optioned Deborah McKinlay's novel “That Part Was True.” The novel, which charts the relationship between a U.K. divorcee and U.S. novelist through their shared love of food and…
The British are coming. And this year they are coming in droves to the Toronto Film Festival.
This smug but effective middlebrow crowdpleaser shrewdly mines its real-life material for laughs and righteous anger as well as tears.
The British royal family's film collection is to be digitized in a joint venture between the British Film Institute and the BBC.