‘Destroyer’ Outfit Automatik Lines Up Sci-Fi Feature ‘Construct’ From ‘Thor: The Dark World’ VFX Supervisor

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EXCLUSIVE: Destroyer outfit Automatik is lining up a feature version of buzzed-about sci-fi short Construct from Thor: The Dark World VFX supervisor Kevin Margo.
La La Land producer Fred Berger and Midnight Special producer Brian Kavanaugh-Jones will p…

Sebastian Stan & Denise Gough To Star In ‘Monday’ From ‘Before Midnight’, ‘The Iron Lady’ & ‘Loving’ Producers

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EXCLUSIVE: Captain America star Sebastian Stan and Colette actress Denise Gough are set to star in classy-looking feature Monday.
Produced by Christos V.Konstantakopoulos (Before Midnight) Damian Jones (The Iron Lady) and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Loving)…

Oscar Isaac Is a Mossad Spy in First Trailer for ‘Operation Finale’ (Video)

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MGM has released the first trailer for “Operation Finale,” a film about the true story about the 1960 mission to capture Nazi officer Adolf Eichmann.

In the trailer, we see Ben Kingsley as Eichmann, the man who came up with the transportation logistics that brought millions of Jews to the concentration camps.

“My job was simple,” says Eichmann. “Save the country I loved from being destroyed.”

Also Read: Oscar Isaac in Final Talks to Star in Nazi Hunting Drama ‘Operation Finale’

Oscar Isaac stars as a Mossad spy Peter Malkin, while Melanie Laurent, Haley Lu Richardson, Joe Alwyn, Nick Kroll and Lior Raz also star in the historical drama that was directed by Chris Weitz and written by Matthew Orton.

Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger produce under their Automatik banner alongside Isaac and Inspire Entertainment’s Jason Spire. Matt Charman and Ron Schmidt executive produced.

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“If you fail,” Malkin is told, “he escapes justice, perhaps forever. I beg you –do not fail.”

“Operation Finale” hits theaters on September 14.

Watch the trailer above.

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Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap & Automatik To Produce True Tale ‘Firefighters;’ ‘Westworld’s Carly Wray To Script

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EXCLUSIVE: LuckyChap Entertainment and Automatik have teamed with Good Films to option Firefighters, based on Jaime Lowe’s New York Times Magazine article The Incarcerated Women Who Fight California’s Wildfires. Script will be written by Ca…

Hugh Jackman Eyes ‘Bad Education’ as Next Pic From ‘La La Land’ Producer Fred Berger (EXCLUSIVE)

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Hugh Jackman looks to have found his next project as the A-list star is in talks to star in the Automatik pic “Bad Education.” “I Think We’re Alone Now” scribe Mike Makowsky penned the script. Cory Finley, who recently directed the Sundance darling “Thoroughbreds,” will direct. Though plot details are being kept under wraps, the […]

‘La La Land’s’ Fred Berger to Produce Noir Thriller ‘Strange but True’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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“La La Land” producer Fred Berger has set multilayered noir thriller “Strange but True” as his next project. British sales company Bankside Films is handling international sales on the film, which it will introduce to buyers at the Cannes Film Festival this week. Academy Award nominees Amy Ryan and Greg Kinnear will lead the cast,… Read more »

Max Minghella Teams With ‘La La Land’ Producer For Directorial Debut ‘Teen Spirit’ – Berlin

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Max Minghella is set to make his directorial debut with Teen Spirit, an emotional underdog story set in the world of pop music that Mister Smith Entertainment is launching to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin next month.
Minghella, who has acted in such film as The Social Network and The Ides of March, writes and directs the project with La La Land producer Fred Berger producing alongside Brian Kavanaugh-Jones under their Automatik banner. Billy Elliot star…

‘La La Land’s’ Fred Berger to Produce Max Minghella’s Directorial Debut ‘Teen Spirit’

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“La La Land” producer Fred Berger will produce Max Minghella’s directorial debut, “Teen Spirit,” alongside Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (“Midnight Special”) under their Automatik banner. The movie is being unveiled to international buyers at the upcoming Berlin Film Market by Mister Smith Entertainment. Currently in pre-production, “Teen Spirit,” written and directed by Minghella, is “an emotional underdog… Read more »

‘La La’ Landslide At Globes As Musical Wins Record 7, Including Best Picture

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It was a La La Landslide in the Musical/Comedy Feature category tonight at the Golden Globes as the picture won in every category in which it was nominated and won the most Globes ever for a film. Only One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest won before in all the major categories it was nominated in before. That was at the 1976 Globes.
The Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone starring favorite from Lionsgate led all other films with seven nominations going into the Golden Globes and…