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Kino Lorber Acquires Kantemir Balagov’s Beanpole

Kino Lorber has acquired the U.S. rights to Kantemir Balagov’s Beanpole. The film was produced by Academy Award-nominated producer Alexander Rodnyansky (Andrey Zvyangintsev’s Elena, Loveless, and Leviathan) of AR Content and stars Viktoria Miroshnichenko and Vasilisa Perelygina in their debut performances. Beanpole had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in Un Certain Regard, …

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Travis Fimmel to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller Zone 414

Highland Film Group has announced today that Travis Fimmel (Vikings, Warcraft) has signed on to star in Andrew Baird’s feature film directorial debut Zone 414. From a script penned by Bryan Edward Hill, the sci-fi thriller will be produced by Baird, 23ten’s Martin Brennan, source | management + production’s Jib Polhemus, and Deborah Shaw-Kolar with …

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Warner Bros. to Distribute Bruce Springsteen’s Western Stars

Warner Bros. Pictures will release a cinematic film version of Bruce Springsteen’s latest album, Western Stars (buy here), worldwide on the big screen. Longtime collaborator Thom Zimny directs together with Springsteen in his directorial debut. The announcement was made today by Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group. Western Stars, which will make its world …

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2019 Toronto Film Festival Announces Gala and Special Presentations

TIFF Co-Heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente today announced the first round of titles selected for the Gala and Special Presentations programs at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival. This first batch of films from the Official Selection for the 2019 Toronto Film Festival features 18 Galas and 38 Special Presentations. “Some of the year’s …

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