Embankment Films

18 Nov ‘Golda’: First Look At Helen Mirren As Israel’s First Female Prime Minister

Here’s your first look at Helen Mirren in the role of Golda Meir, Israel’s first female Prime Minister, in Guy Natttiv’s biipic Golda, which is now shooting in London. Written by Nicholas Martin (Florence Foster Jenkins), the film is a thriller that chronicles the high-stake responsibilities and controversial decisions that Meir...

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09 Nov ‘Titane’, ‘The Father’ and ‘Quo Vadis, Aida?’ lead European Film Awards nominations

The European Film Academy (EFA) has unveiled the nominations for the 34th European Film Awards, with Titane, The Father and Quo Vadis, Aida? the frontrunners with four nominations each. The winners will be voted for by the 4,100 academy members, and the presentation will take place during the awards ceremony on...

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29 Oct Josh O’Connor, Paul Mescal Unite for Gay Romance ‘History of Sound’ From Oliver Hermanus

“The Crown” star and recent Emmy winner Josh O’Connor and “Normal People” BAFTA winner Paul Mescal will star in gay romance “The History of Sound,” an Oliver Hermanus-directed adaptation of an award-winning short story. Produced by End Cue, the story follows two young men, Lionel (Mescal) and David...

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12 Oct Florian Zeller’s ‘The Son’ Sells Out Globally; Anthony Hopkins & Zen McGrath Join Cast

Embankment and Cross City have sold out on The Son, Florian Zeller’s second feature following the Oscar winning The Father. Joining the previously announced deal with Sony Pictures Classics for the U.S., China and multiple international territories, are: UK, Benelux, Italy, Scandinavia & Iceland (STX), Canada...

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01 Oct ‘The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry’ embarks on UK location shoot

Production is underway on The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry, with shooting beginning on location in the UK on Monday (September 27), in Devon. Linda Bassett, star of East Is East and Kinky Boots, has joined the previously announced cast of Jim Broadbent and Penelope Wilton. The high-budget independent feature is the first...

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10 Sep Diane Kruger & Talia Ryder Starring In Joy Womack Ballet Dancer Pic ‘Joika’

Diane Kruger will star alongside Talia Ryder (Never Rarely Sometimes Always) in Joika, writer-director James Napier Robertson’s film about elite American ballet dancer Joy Womack. Ryder is playing Womack (Thomasin McKenzie was previously cast in the role). Kruger will play her tough but inspirational mentor Volkova,...

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04 Aug Netflix Takes Global Rights To Alloy Entertainment’s Nicholas Galitzine-Sofia Carson Romance Pic ‘Purple Hearts’

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has scooped up global rights to the Alloy Entertainment Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum-directed romance feature Purple Hearts which will begin shooting in California later this summer with Nicholas Galitzine and Sofia Carson starring. Adapted from Tess Wakefield’s novel of the same name by Tony Award-nominee Kyle Jarrow (Valor) and Liz Garcia (The Lifeguard), Purple Hearts follows an...

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