UAE-shot Pierre Morel Action Pic. first teaser for
AGC international and image nation Abu Dhabi has unveiled a slick first teaser trailer for al kameen (anbushu), about the rescue operation of a small group of Emirati soldiers trapped by rebel fighters in a mountainous valley. According to the makers, the film is the biggest Arabic-language film ever made in the Gulf, with a cast and crew of 400 including an all-Emirati lead cast. The picture was shot entirely in the United Arab Emirates and starred Marwan Abdullah Saleh, Khalifa Al Jassim and Mohamed Ahmed. The film was co-produced by AGC Studios and Image Nation Abu Dhabi and was directed by Pierre Morel.Got it), with producer Derek Douchey (Roman J Israel, Esq.) and Jennifer Roth (black swan) The picture was written by Brandon Birtel (furious 7) and Kurtis Birtel (medal of Honor) in consultation with the soldiers involved in the real life 2018 ambush situation that inspired the plot. Image Nation Abu Dhabi provided a team of Emirati filmmakers and cultural consultants including Hana Kazim, Talal Al Asmani, Aliwiya Thani and Aaliya Al Kamazi. The film will be released in theaters in the United Arab Emirates and across the region later this year.
studiocanal NBCU ends sales relationship
Studiocanal has terminated its long-term distribution deal with NBCUniversal, which includes acquiring the rights to the films terminator 2, Mulholland Drive And Bridget Jones Trilogy. After a 20-year partnership with the US distributor, Studiocanal will take over direct sales of over 200 movies starting January. Other films returning to the French producer-distributor’s roster include Love Actually, Basic Instinct And graduate. Studiocanal’s EVP library, Juliette Hochart, said the move “comes at a time when many global channels and platforms are demanding a diverse range of high-end theatrical titles.”
Asia Pacific Screen Awards Nomes
The nominations for the 14th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) have been revealed. In all, 38 films from 25 Asia Pacific countries are permitted. Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s drive my car and Asghar Farhadi a hero, both of which premiered at Cannes this year, received the most nominations, with both films being selected for the same four categories: Best Feature Film, Achievement in Direction, Best Screenplay and Best Performance by an Actor. Payal Kapadia success the night of knowing nothing (India) is also nominated for Best Feature Film, as is Russian director Natalya Nazarova. Pencil and Golden Bear winner of Iranian Mohamed Rasoulof no harm. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year the eligibility period was extended till the end of 2019. The winners will be announced on November 11 at a ceremony in Australia’s Gold Coast, which will also be streamed globally. You can see the full list of nominations Here.
channel 4 David Jason doc. acquisition of
UK network Channel 4 has acquired Sir David Jason: 80. on Lancaster, narrated by a documentary from Big Little Fish TV only Fools and Horses Star. The doc describes how, after heavy losses for the RAF Bomber Command Squadron in the early stages of World War II, a chief designer was tasked with creating an aircraft that could boost the resolve of not only aircrew but allies. enabled the forces to take over as well. Hitler’s War for Germany. International distribution is being handled by Abacus Media Rights.