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Mike Leigh Gears Up To Take Next Film This Summer With Cornerstone, Film4, Ingenious & The MediaPro Studio; Bleecker Street & eOne Aboard For Distribution

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Mike Leigh’s following movie (untitled 2020) is expected to take from the UK this summer, according to a press release sent out with its manufacturers.

Cornerstone Films will handle international sales, together with Bleecker Street on board to get U.S. supply for their initial alliance together with the Mr. Turner manager. EOne will disperse in britain, continuing their connection with the veteran UK filmmaker and Lean Man Pictures.

Funding comes in Film4, Ingenious and the Spanish firm The Mediapro Studio, that behave as co-producers.  Georgina Lowe creates for Thin Man Movies, together with Gail Egan as executive producer. Plot details are being kept under wraps. The job will probably be available next week in the EFM at Berlin.

Seven-time Oscar nominee and festival-favourite Leigh most recently led period-drama Peterloo.

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‘Omar’ & ‘The Mountain Between Us’ Director Hany Abu-Assad Traces Up Thriller ‘Huda’s Salon’, Memento Aboard – EFM

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Omar and The Mountain Between Us director Hany Aby-Assad is lining up Arabic-language thriller Huda’s Salon, which Paris-based Memento Movies Worldwide is launching on the EFM in Berlin.

The function, which is able to shoot in Palestine, will comply with a girl whose go to to a hair salon turns right into a nightmare when she is blackmailed by its proprietor. Abu-Assad has scripted and can direct and produce. Ali Suliman (Jack Ryan) and Maisa Abd Elhadi (Baghdad Central) are amongst hooked up solid.

Dutch-Palestinian-Israeli filmmaker Abu-Assad has obtained two Oscar nominations: in 2006 for Paradise Now, and in 2013 for Omar. Newest movie from The Mountain Between Us (2017) starred Kate Winslet and Idris Elba.

Memento’s EFM slate additionally consists of Asghar Farhadi drama A Hero, Australian manufacturing The Drover’s Spouse and Catherine Frot drama Underneath The Stars Of Paris. The agency additionally has competition opener My Salinger 12 months.

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Netflix buys film about our oncoming doom from Jennifer Lawrence and Adam McKay

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Photograph: CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP (Getty Photos)

Adam McKay doesn’t often truck with metaphor. His latest run of political movies—The Big Short and Vice most distinguished amongst them—usually go for what The Simpsons dubbed the “superliminal” method in terms of getting related monetary and historic info on the display screen, as ably demonstrated right here:

(Think about this, besides with Steve Carrell speaking immediately into the digital camera about credit score default swaps.)

However that could be altering quickly, with THR reporting that McKay and Jennifer Lawrence have simply efficiently offered Netflix on a brand new film that’s fairly clearly a thinly-veiled parable for local weather change. Don’t Look Up stars Lawrence as considered one of a pair of scientists pressured to embark on a public consciousness marketing campaign to let folks know {that a} life-threatening meteor is about to impression the planet, just for just about everybody to disregard them or blow them off. It’s all fairly apparent, but additionally it feels like there’s a bunch of nihilistic enjoyable to be mined out of the premise, too.

Netflix acquired the undertaking in the present day after it was shopped round city, totally on the power of, hey, Jennifer Lawrence and Adam McKay. The 2 had been supposedly working collectively earlier than this on an Elizabeth Holmes film, titled Dangerous Blood, that seems to have fallen by the wayside. Per THR, Netflix is hoping to get Don’t Look Up onto its servers fairly shortly; principal pictures is about to start in April, with an eye fixed towards releasing the movie this fall.

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A-ha’s ‘Take On Me’ Rotoscope Video Hits One Billion Views On YouTube

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The tune was recorded in two variations and went by way of three releases, and the video was finished twice, however A-ha’s  basic 1985 music video for Take On Me has now handed the one billion views mark on YouTube.

The Norwegian group’s largest hit and one of many staples of early MTV took wings due to the imaginative and prescient of Warner Bros. government Jeff Ayeroff, who got here up with the video’s idea, and video director Steve Barron.

The video options the band in a dwell motion and pencil-sketch sequence known as rotoscoping wherein the dwell motion footage is traced over frame-by-frame to present the characters life like actions. Roughly 3,000 frames have been rotoscoped, a course of that took 16 weeks.

The video went on to win six awards on the 1986 MTV Video Music Awards. A-ha joins Weapons N’ Roses (November Rain) and Queen (Bohemian Rhapsody) within the billion-views membership for pre-1990s movies on YouTube.

Take On Me was initially launched in 1984, however didn’t discover an viewers. When it was re-released the next yr, it related, and went on to hit No. 1 in 36 territories.

The group continues to be collectively and begins an Australian tour right this moment.

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