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‘Babylon Berlin’ Director Tom Tykwer Returns to Movie Making With ‘Das Licht’

The German director's first film since 2016's 'A Hologram for a King' is a German-language drama starring Lars Eidinger and Nicolette Krebitz.

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David Barber Named Motion Picture Sound Editors President

Supervising sound editor and rerecording mixer David Barber has been elected to a two-year term as president of Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), the organization that puts on the annual Golden Reel Awards for sound editing. He succeeds Mark Lanza, who reached his term limit after four years as president. Miguel Araujo was reelected secretary, […]

New Regency Ups Natalie Lehmann to President of Motion Pictures and Television

Natalie Lehmann is expanding her oversight at New Regency Pictures, with the studio promoting the executive to president of motion pictures and television. Lehmann has been with New Regency since 2017, producing features such as the horror hit Barbarian and Gareth Edwards’ sci-fi drama The Creator. Her most recent title was senior vice president. In […]

“I Wanted to Understand the Brainwash”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Rojek’ Director Zaynê Akyol

Zaynê Akyol’s latest documentary feature, Rojek, was born out of her time working on the 2016 documentary Gulîstan, Land of Roses. In that film, the director followed a group of female soldiers in Iraqi Kurdistan as she searched for her old babysitter (the titular Gulîstan), who had mysteriously vanished one day in Akyol’s childhood to […]

Chelsey Summey Joins Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group as Senior VP of Communications

Longtime communications executive Chelsey Summey is joining Warner Bros. Discovery as senior vp of communications for Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group. Summey is moving over the hills and into Burbank from Amazon MGM Studios, where she served as head of corporate communications for the studio’s film group. At Warners, Summey will support the film group’s […]

Emma Jade, Alyssa Nicole, Noor Badash Topline Thriller ‘Iconic’

Emma Jade, Alyssa Nicole and Noor Badash have lead roles in the psychosexual thriller Iconic, the feature film debut from writer-director Matthew Freiheit. The indie, which has just wrapped production in Los Angeles ahead of a planned 2024 release, stars Jade as makeup guru Rose, who faces hate mail from a rival artist played by […]

Mattel Developing ‘American Girl’ Movie with Paramount, Temple Hill

After the $1.4 billion success of Barbie, Mattel Films is putting another one of its beloved doll lines on the development track. Paramount Pictures and Maze Runner and Twilight outfit Temple Hill are developing a feature project based on the American Girl dolls, with Lindsey Anderson Beer, who recently worked with Paramount on Pet Sematary: […]

Feinberg Forecast: Oscar Race Standings Post-Globe and Critics Choice Noms

PLEASE NOTE: This forecast, assembled by Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter’s executive editor of awards coverage, reflects Scott’s best attempt to predict the behavior of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, not his personal preferences. He arrives at these projections by drawing upon conversations with voters and other industry insiders, analysis of marketing […]

Jenna Ortega Leads Martin Freeman Into Complicated Relationship in ‘Miller’s Girl’ Trailer

Jenna Ortega and Martin Freeman find themselves embroiled in a heated student-teacher dynamic in the trailer for the upcoming feature Miller’s Girl. Lionsgate is set to release the film from writer-director Jade Halley Bartlett on Jan. 26 after it debuts at the Palm Springs International Film Festival earlier that month. Ortega stars as Cairo, a […]

‘Lakota Nation vs. United States’ Directors on Capturing the Evolving Battle for Indigenous Land Rights: We’re “Still Hemorrhaging People”

In Jesse Short Bull and Laura Tomaselli’s nearly two-hour documentary, Lakota Nation vs. United States, the filmmaking duo captures the history, present and future hopes of the indigenous peoples of the Dakotas through a singular issue: land. That issue, according to the film written and narrated by Layli Long Soldier, is at the core of […]

Ken Kelsch, Cinematographer on ‘Bad Lieutenant,’ Dies at 76

Ken Kelsch, the hard-charging cinematographer and Vietnam War veteran who shot the down-and-dirty classic Bad Lieutenant and 11 other features for iconoclastic director Abel Ferrara, has died. He was 76. Kelsch died Monday at Hackettstown Medical Center in New Jersey after a battle with COVID and pneumonia, his son, Chris Kelsch, told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

Oscars: Jennifer Fox Will Again Produce Governors Awards

Jennifer Fox, the Oscar-nominated film producer (Michael Clayton), will produce the next Governors Awards ceremony for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy president Janet Yang announced Wednesday. It will be Fox’s fifth time overseeing the event, following the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th editions. The 14th Governors Awards will take place on […]

Dwayne Johnson to Play MMA Fighter Mark Kerr in A24 Movie from Benny Safdie

Dwayne Johnson will be taking his most dramatic role to date in a new A24 project from one half of the Uncut Gems team, Benny Safdie. Johnson is set to star in The Smashing Machine as real-life mixed martial arts fighter Mark Kerr, a two-time UFC Heavyweight Tournament Champion. Safdie, who wrote and will direct […]