A ‘Metal Men’ Movie Is Coming From Directors of ‘Little Mermaid’ – Screenplay News

From The Little Mermaid to Aladdin to Moana to … DC Comics’ Metal Men? That’s apparently the career trajectory that master animators Ron Clements and John Musker are on. The directing team behind some of Disney’s biggest hits —including all of the movies above, plus Hercules, Treasure Planet, and The Princess and the Frog — is apparently jumping to the Warner Animation Group, where they’ll work on a cartoon feature based on DC’s Metal Men. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Clements…

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EST | Ap – Screenplay News

More omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world Sunday and many governments rushed to close their borders even as scientists cautioned that it’s not clear if the new variant is more alarming than other versions of the virus. The variant was identified days ago by researchers in South Africa, and much is still not…

‘An occasionally true story’ with a few Aussie connections

As the second season of 18th-century period drama The Great hits screens in all its glory, mayhem and comedy, here’s a little-known fun fact. Even though it’s about Russia and the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest-reigning female ruler in the country’s history – and it’s filmed in Europe – the creatives behind The Great are largely Australian. Starring US actor Elle Fanning (Super 8) and English star Nicholas Hoult (Max Max: Fury Road, The Favourite),…

Quo Vadis, Aida?, Little Joe and other titles to watch at the EU Film Festival

Quo Vadis, Aida? With Bosnia volatile again, and the memories of conflict from the ’90s still not buried, Quo Vadis, Aida? is a timely film. It’s set in Srebrenica, in the run-up to the horrific massacre of Bosniaks by Serb forces and military groups there. The film tracks the efforts of Aida (Jasna Đuričić), a translator with the UN, to keep her husband and two sons out of the reach of the Serbs, who are at the gates of the…

Fatih Akin Signs With Sentient Entertainment For Management – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Award-winning filmmaker Fatih Akin has signed with Sentient Entertainment for management across all areas. The German-Turkish creative is perhaps best known for his thriller In the Fade, which claimed the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film in 2017 and brought star Diane Kruger the Cannes Film Festival’s award for Best Actress. The film was selected to compete there for the Palme D’Or and was Germany’s official entry for the Academy Awards. Akin is currently in production on his…

‘Succession’ Season 3 on HBO

HBO ALSO SEE: Complete 2021 NFL TV Schedule All Times Eastern. PBS programming varies regionally. Sunday, Oct. 17 SuccessionHBO, 9pmSeason Premiere!Season 3 of the hit drama begins with Waystar Royco CEO Logan Roy (Brian Cox) scrambling to secure familial, political and financial alliances. Tensions rise as a bitter corporate battle threatens to turn into a family civil war. Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Alan Ruck, Kieran Culkin, Matthew Macfadyen and Nicholas Braun also star. Are you in for this revolution? ❤️…