Russia’s Inimitable Catherine Gets The Favourite Treatment in Hulu’s Delightful The Great

In 1744, 15-year-old Sophie von Anhalt-Zerbst—the daughter of a broke Prussian prince—traveled to Russia, wed a man destined to become Emperor Peter III and was rechristened Catherine. Her husband was a boorish alcoholic, the relationship a gauntlet of humiliation. Both … Read more…

UK Genre Firm Adds Two For AFM Slate; ‘The Favourite’ Backer Screen Ireland Ups Funding; Tobias Lindholm Series Heads To BBC, RTL — Global Briefs

EXCLUSIVE: UK genre sales firm Devilworks has added two titles to its slate for the upcoming American Film Market. Matteo Rolleri’s outfit has boarded world sales rights to U.S. supernatural horror The Special by B. Harrison Smith (Death House) about … Read more…

2019 Golden Globe Award Nominations: ‘Vice’ and ‘The Favourite’ Lead All as ‘Black Panther’ Makes History

The nominees for the 76th Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning in Hollywood, bringing the best in movies and television from 2018 to the forefront of awards sea-son. We already learned this week that Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg … Read more…