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ndtv.com - 'Film Industry Can't Go Elsewhere': Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh
'Film Industry Can't Go Elsewhere': Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh
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Minister Anil Deshmukh says Maharashtra has better law and order. (File) Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh today said that he is confident that Mumbai's film industry 'can't go elsewhere' and added the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister…

ndtv.com - 'Will Yogi Ji Talk To South Film Industry Or Just Mumbai?' Sena's Dig
'Will Yogi Ji Talk To South Film Industry Or Just Mumbai?' Sena's Dig
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath rang the bell at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai. 'Not easy to shift Mumbai's film city to another place,' Sanjay Raut said Yogi Adityanath is set to meet a delegation of Bollywood…

variety.com - Kate Aurthur - 'Happiest Season' Director Clea DuVall on the Film's Historic Success, Sequel Hopes, and Aubrey Plaza: 'She's a Babe!' (EXCLUSIVE)
'Happiest Season' Director Clea DuVall on the Film's Historic Success, Sequel Hopes, and Aubrey Plaza: 'She's a Babe!' (EXCLUSIVE)
Variety

“ Happiest Season,” from Sony's Tri-Star Pictures, was always poised to make history, as the first holiday romantic comedy about a same-sex couple from a major Hollywood studio. Then the pandemic hit, leaving Sony with little choice…

theguardian.com - Dalya Alberge - Discovery of Margot Fonteyn film footage excites ballet lovers
Discovery of Margot Fonteyn film footage excites ballet lovers
The Guardian

She was one of the greatest ballerinas who ever graced the stage, revered for her musicality, artistry and technical perfection. Now previously unseen footage of Dame Margot Fonteyn instilling the joy of dance in young children has been discovered…

variety.com - Brent Lang - Elliot Page Will Continue to Star in 'Umbrella Academy,' Netflix Changes Credits on His Past Films
Elliot Page Will Continue to Star in 'Umbrella Academy,' Netflix Changes Credits on His Past Films
Variety

Elliot Page will continue to play the role of Vanya Hargreeves in “The Umbrella Academy,” the Netflix series about a family of superheroes that's become one of the streaming service's biggest hits. Vanya is a cisgender woman whose…

liverpoolecho.co.uk - Nick Tyrrell - New studios approved in boost for Liverpool's film industry
New studios approved in boost for Liverpool's film industry
Liverpool Echo

Proposals for Liverpool's first purpose-built film and TV studios have been approved by Liverpool Council in a boost for the city's plans to become 'The Hollywood of the North'. The city's planning committee gave the plans the go-ahead at a meeting…

austinchronicle.com - Brian Gannon Kickstarts the Austin Film and TV Scene While It's Down
Brian Gannon Kickstarts the Austin Film and TV Scene While It's Down
The Austin Chronicle

Would there be an Austin film and TV industry right now if it weren't for Brian Gannon? Probably, but it wouldn't be anywhere near the strong condition that it is in, nine months into the coronavirus lockdown, if he hadn't gone above and beyond to…

vice.com - LA Almost Closed a Busy COVID Test Site to Film a Remake of 'She's All That' - VICE
LA Almost Closed a Busy COVID Test Site to Film a Remake of 'She's All That' - VICE
Vice Media

Before a midnight-hour intervention from the mayor, Hollywood almost shut down one of LA's busiest COVID testing sites for a very important production: a gender-flipping remake of a cheesy '90s rom-com. For at least nine hours Monday, people with…

mashable.com - Dale John Wong - The trailer for Studio Ghibli's first 3D film is out. Can it compete with 'Spirited Away'?
The trailer for Studio Ghibli's first 3D film is out. Can it compete with 'Spirited Away'?
Mashable

For those waiting to catch a glimpse of Studio Ghibli's magic in full CG animated glory, the wait is finally over. Japanese broadcasting company NHK has dropped the first trailer for Earwig and The Witch — the first full computer-graphically…

scroll.in - Nandini Ramnath - Bollywood in Noida? Film making doesn't only need production facilities - it needs artistic freedom
Bollywood in Noida? Film making doesn't only need production facilities - it needs artistic freedom
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath wants to set up a film production centre to rival Mumbai's Film City. Adityanath flew into Mumbai on Tuesday to meet potential investors. During his visit, Adityanath is expected to meet “several film…

indianexpress.com - IE Online - 'Will Yogi talk to south film industry or only Mumbai': Sena attacks UP CM
'Will Yogi talk to south film industry or only Mumbai': Sena attacks UP CM
The Indian Express

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his attempts to reach out to Bollywood personalities and said it is not easy to shift Mumbai's Film City elsewhere even though attempts have been made for it.

guardian.ng - Michael Bamidele - Actor Gideon Okeke Takes On Nollywood, Calls Film Industry 'A Beast' Over Ill-Treatment Of Actors
Actor Gideon Okeke Takes On Nollywood, Calls Film Industry 'A Beast' Over Ill-Treatment Of Actors
Nigeria and World News

Actor Gideon Okeke has tagged the Nigerian film industry “a beast” over the ill-treatment and impoverished state of the actors in the industry. Okeke, in several posts on his Instagram page, voiced his frustration with the Nigerian…

filmibeat.com - Filmibeat Desk - Richa Chadha Starrer Shakeela's New Poster Highlights Toxic Thoughts Of The Film Industry
Richa Chadha Starrer Shakeela's New Poster Highlights Toxic Thoughts Of The Film Industry
Filmibeat

A popular industry folklore from the 90s suggested that the one-star who could bring the audience back to the theatres was Shakeela, the famed soft-core actress who ruled the South Industry for a good part of the era. Poised for a Christmas…

variety.com - Malina Saval - Whistler Film Fest Fetes 20 Years of Spotlighting Homegrown Canadian Content
Whistler Film Fest Fetes 20 Years of Spotlighting Homegrown Canadian Content
Variety

Romanticized of late by disgruntled Americans enraged with President Trump and threatening immigration to its friendly northern neighbor, Canada has always held a significant spot in the zeitgeist of popular culture (Celine Dion! Justin Beiber!

firstpost.com - FP Trending - Akshay Kumar meets Yogi Adityanath in Mumbai, discusses 'various aspects of film industry' - Entertainment News , Firstpost
Akshay Kumar meets Yogi Adityanath in Mumbai, discusses 'various aspects of film industry' - Entertainment News , Firstpost
Firstpost

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Tuesday met with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader Yogi Adityanath in Mumbai. The UP CM shared a picture with the actor on his Twitter, and wrote that he discussed various aspects related to the film…

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