Disney’s Aladdin got all of its wishes and soared off to a $114.3 million start over Memorial Day weekend in the US. With that figure, it earned the fifth highest opening ever for the beginning of the summer holiday.
The SCAD Savannah Film Festival is seeking diverse short films — about the South, set in the South, or directed by Southern filmmakers — exploring a variety of themes and perspectives that best represent the voices from the South
“Given the legislation has not yet been implemented, we’ll continue to film there, while also supporting partners and artists who choose not to. Should it ever come into effect, we’d rethink our entire investment in Georgia.”
We’ve learned that actress Mikaela Hoover (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Emma Roberts (We’re the Millers) have just been cast to star in Netflix’s upcoming romantic comedy “Holidate,” produced by McG’s Wonderland Productions, and have just touched down in Atlanta to shoot for the next few weeks.
Most recently, Ideas United expanded its infrastructure to develop original content, including five television pilots based on the top concepts submitted from nearly 1,000 of its top emerging creators worldwide.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) continues its AJFF Selects screening series with Tel Aviv on Fire, a big-hearted satire where a soap opera writer finds himself caught in the crossfire of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Resurrecting momentous events in her personal history—including the physical spaces where they occurred—deftly-introspective British moviemaker Joanna Hogg created The Souvenir, a semi-autobiographical drama which centers around a film student drowning in a detrimental love affair.
Detective Pikachu came very close to unseating the reigning box office champion, but its $58 million opening was just short of the incumbent film’s $63 million third frame take.