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Scott Roxborough

Europe Bureau Chief

Scott Roxborough is the European Bureau Chief at The Hollywood Reporter and reports on the international film and television industries from Germany, and from film festivals and markets worldwide. He has a particular passion for European arthouse cinema and, from 2004-2019, hosted a weekly film show on German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle.

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Greta Gerwig Named Cannes Jury President for 2024

Greta Gerwig is hitting the Croisette. The Barbie helmer, fresh off her first-ever best director nomination at the Golden Globes (Gerwig’s $1.4 billion toy-to-screen blockbuster picked up a total of 9 Golden Globe noms), has been confirmed as the Jury President for the 2024 Cannes International Film Festival. “A heroine of our modern times, Greta […]

Josh Duhamel, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Rick Hoffman and Aidan Gillen Join Action Comedy ‘London Calling’ (Exclusive)

Transformers actor Josh Duhamel is re-teaming with Canadian director Allan Ungar for the new action comedy London Calling, joined in the cast by Game of Thrones star Aidan Gillen, It actor Jeremy Ray Taylor and Rick Hoffman (Showtime’s Billions, USA Network’s Suits). Duhamel, who starred in Ungar’s 2022 crime thriller Bandit, alongside Elisha Cuthbert and […]

European Parliament Votes Not to Ban Geo-Blocking for Film and TV — For Now

The European Parliament on Wednesday followed the advice of its film and TV industry and did not ban geo-blocking for films and TV content across the European Union. Last week, more than 600 film and TV companies from across Europe, as well as representatives of Hollywood studios, sports leagues, film festivals and film and TV […]

Swedish Film Awards Nominations Unveiled

The Swedish Film Institute on Wednesday announced the nominations for the Guldbagge (Golden Bug) awards, Sweden’s top film prize, with politics taking center stage among the feature contenders. Axel Petersén’s Shame on Dry Land, a neo-noir set in the world of online gamblers who fled Sweden for refuge in Malta, lead the pack with 9 […]

Netflix Unveils Release Date for ‘Damsel,’ Starring Millie Bobby Brown

Good news for those suffering from Stranger Things withdrawal: Netflix has dated its new Millie Bobby Brown film. Damsel, a fantasy feature from Spanish director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later), sees Brown playing a dutiful damsel who is selected by her queen to marry a handsome prince. But the dream turns into a nightmare […]

Berlinale Forum Unveils First Films for 2024 Festival

The Berlinale Forum, the Berlin Film Festival’s avant-garde sidebar, has announced the first 8 films confirmed for its 2024 line-up. The 8 films come from 8 different countries, reflecting the Forum’s global reach and a broader push towards greater diversity in it’s line-up. New Forum head Barbara Wurm, who took over running the Forum section […]

Sacre Bleu! European Critics Share Wrath for U.S. Actors in ‘Ferrari’ and ‘Napoleon’

Ridley Scott’s Napoleon and Michael Mann’s Ferrari are facing allegations — surprising for two films focused on straight white male protagonists — of cultural appropriation. French and Italian critics have taken offense at the directors’ decisions to cast American actors to play national icons — Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte, the general who became French […]

Dennis Ruh Out as EFM Director After 2024 Market

The shake up at the Berlin Film Festival has begun. Just hours after former BFI London festival director Tricia Tuttle was named to take over from Carlo Chatrian and Mariëtte Rissenbeek as the new head of the Berlinale, Dennis Ruh, director of Berlin’s European Film Market (EFM) is out. Ruh on Tuesday confirmed he will […]

Berlin Film Festival Names Tricia Tuttle New Director

The German culture ministry has unveiled the new head of the Berlin International Film Festival, who will take over from co-directors Carlo Chatrian and Mariëtte Rissenbeek, who are stepping down after next year’s Berlinale. Tricia Tuttle, formerly director of the BFI London Film Festival, will take over as the sole director of the Berlinale from […]

International Dark Horse Contenders Making Waves Ahead of Oscars Shortlist Announcement

Denmark The Promised Land Mads Mikkelsen stars in this Nordic Western as a low-born military man determined to tame the wild Jutland heath, whatever the costs. Touching on themes of class, racism and labor exploitation, it’s an old-fashioned period romp with stunning set pieces, plenty of romance and a satisfying villain in Simon Bennebjerg’s scene-chewing […]

Europe’s New “Historic” AI Law Divides Tech Companies and Civil Rights Groups

European Union policymakers have made history, becoming the first legislative body worldwide to pass legislation regulating the use of artificial intelligence technology and to put up guardrails governing the commercial and public applications of AI. “Europe has positioned itself as a pioneer, understanding the importance of its role as a global standard setter,” said Thierry […]

Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o Named 2024 Berlin Festival Jury President

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o will be president of the international jury of the 74th Berlin International Film Festival, the Berlinale unveiled on Monday. The star of 12 Years a Slave, Us and the Black Panther franchise will head up the jury that picks the Gold and Silver Bear winners of the 2024 Berlinale, which runs […]