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Tag: Fox Searchlight

Barry Jenkins to Direct Alvin Ailey Biopic for Fox Searchlight

Barry Jenkins has been confirmed to be directing the upcoming Fox Searchlight film based on the life of choreographer Alvin Ailey. Early last year, Searchlight made a deal with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the organization that controls the rights to Ailey's choreography, which lead to full cooperation as well as the rights to Jennifer Dunning’s biography Alvin Ailey: ...

Uncertainty Looms at Fox’s Movie Studio as Disney Deal Draws to a Close

Because movies take so long to complete and release, running a Hollywood studio typically means planning two to three years into the future. But just one year from now, Twentieth Century Fox may no longer exist. There is a massive amount of uncertainty looming at 20th Century Fox as 2,300 employees of the 83-year-old studio behind Deadpool ...

Disney Outlines Plans for Streaming Service; Eyes Late 2019 Launch

The composition of the Walt Disney Company’s streaming service became clearer on Tuesday as the entertainment giant walked the investment community through its rollout strategy for its proposed rival to Netflix. Bolstered by its acquisition of much of Fox’s film and television assets, as well as the end of several licensing deals, Disney CEO Bob Iger said he expects the service will ...

Comcast Officially Drops its Bid Against Disney for 21st Century Fox

The House of Mouse wins again. Comcast announced Thursday that it will drop its pursuit of the 21st Century Fox assets that it was fighting over with Disney. "Comcast does not intend to pursue further the acquisition of the Twenty-First Century Fox assets and, instead, will focus on our recommended offer for Sky," the company ...

‘Isle of Dogs’ Film Review

Wes Anderson's first stop-motion film, Fantastic Mr. Fox, was really good.  Isle of Dogs is his first since animated film then and Anderson once again proves that he is a master of the genre.  This deeply rich movie is relevant, contains great performances and conveys this all with gorgeous animation.  This is a movie worth ...

Guillermo del Toro Signs Exclusive Deal With DreamWorks Animation

In the wake of signing an exclusive deal to produce more adult-oriented films for Fox Searchlight, Guillermo del Toro has signed a multiyear exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation to write, produce and direct animated family films for the studio. As part of the arrangement, del Toro has taken up offices at the Glendale campus. In ...

Disney CEO Bob Iger Has No Plans to Change Fox Searchlight After Purchase

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos In what should come as a major sigh of relief for movie fans, Disney CEO and Board Chairman Bob Iger announced today that here are no plans to rebrand or change the business operations of Fox Searchlight if and when Disney’s bid for 21st Century Fox assets receives regulatory approval. The statement came during Disney’s Annual Meeting ...

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