Rylance to play BFG in Spielberg film

Actor Mark Rylance will play the title role in The BFG, Steven Spielberg's film of Roald Dahl's much-loved children's book about a "Big Friendly Giant". Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rylance to play BFG in Spielberg film

Actor Mark Rylance will play the title role in The BFG, Steven Spielberg's film of Roald Dahl's much-loved children's book about a "Big Friendly Giant". Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2014-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dahl's BFG to be Spielberg film

Steven Spielberg will direct a film version of Roald Dahl’s The BFG for DreamWorks,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who played Hagrid in Harry Potter films, dies at 72

Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, who played a forensic psychologist on the TV series Cracker and Hagrid in the Harry Potter movies, has died. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-10-14 17:36:32 UTC ]
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool: Why Jamie Bell decided to play a man who falls in love with someone twice his age

Books about classic Hollywood tend to fall, broadly, into two categories: gossipy memoirs and moderately trashy biographies. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English science fiction great Brian Aldiss, author behind Spielberg film 'AI,' dies at 92

Aldiss helped shape and elevate the science fiction genre, but he recognized its mutability. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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eOne signs licensees for The BFG film

Entertainment One Licensing (eOne) has signed a slate of new licensing partners for next year’s The BFG film, including manufacturers of clothes, board games and confectionery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rudd to play Ant-Man in new film

Paul Rudd is to star as Ant-Man, the latest Marvel comic book hero to get the big screen treatment. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’

'I knew I wanted to see it as a film,' says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto's 'The Trail' from Scholastic. The post Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-16 06:30:03 UTC ]
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Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, Goethe-Institut’s Uwe Johnson Series

This month has included the announcement of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, and in November, New York City's Goethe-Institut will produce a monthlong film series to honor a new major publication of Uwe Johnson's work in English. The post Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards Add Prize for Illustrated Book on a Film Subject

The new category announced in Frankfurter Buchmesse's Film Awards program is for Best Illustrated Book on a Film-Related Subject–sumptuous film biographies, costume-design studies, or the making of a ground-breaking design: all are fair game in this new class of entry. The post Frankfurter... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forget Playing With Toys: Kids Can Play With The Catalog

Get out your crayons and mobile phones. The Toys 'R Us holiday catalog drops this week. At 96 pages, "The Great Big Toys 'R Us Book of Awesome" is its biggest issue ever and includes interactive elements for the first time."The Big Book, as we call it internally, is done every year, but this is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Miles to play Cromwell in Mantel plays

Actor Ben Miles has been cast as Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple’s Latest ‘Shot on iPhone’ Film Is a 19-Minute Manga Adaptation

Apple turned to Japanese genre manga as inspiration for an epic installment of its long-running and celebrated "Shot on iPhone" campaign. The 19-minute film, "Midnight," by agency TBWA\Media Arts Lab Tokyo, is based on a 1986 manga series by Osamu Tezuka. The story... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2024-03-07 14:16:11 UTC ]
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Hugh Hefner’s Widow Says He Filmed Celebs Having Sex In His Bed Without Their Consent

Crystal Hefner writes in her new memoir that she confronted her late husband about “little spy holes” in his bedroom. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2024-01-23 23:35:37 UTC ]
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Daniel Radcliffe produces film about his paralysed Harry Potter stunt double

Documentary tells story of David Holmes who sustained a spinal injury during filming of The Deathly Hallows: Part 1Daniel Radcliffe has teamed up with his Harry Potter stunt double, who became paralysed after an on-set accident, for an HBO documentary.David Holmes worked closely with Radcliffe... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-25 14:32:27 UTC ]
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Michael Gambon, Dumbledore in Harry Potter films, dead at 82

Veteran actor Michael Gambon, who was known to many for his portrayal of Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight Harry Potter films, has died, his publicist said Thursday. He was 82. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-09-28 12:32:43 UTC ]
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Reclaiming Play: Close-Up on SparkPool

Igloo Books, renowned for its mass-market children’s books, is turning another page with the launch of SparkPool, an imprint for adult readers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ready to Play: Graphic Novel Media Tie-Ins

Publishers take a collaborative, multiplatform approach in adapting video game IP into comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Prince Harry and Meghan buy film rights to Canadian author Carley Fortune's romantic novel

A Canadian author says a production company belonging to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has bought the screen rights for her romantic novel. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-08-08 18:39:04 UTC ]
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