Author: Embankment Films

09 Jan McQUEEN and GLENN CLOSE BAFTA Nominated

The nominations for the 2019 British Academy Film Awards were revealed today (Jan 9) at London’s Princess Anne Theatre. The Favourite leads the way with 12 nominations. Bohemian Rhapsody, First Man, Roma and A Star Is Born follow on nine. Vice has six, BlacKkKlansman has five, with Cold War and Green Book on four each. The Bafta ceremony will take place...

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31 Oct Lionsgate Takes U.K. Rights to Gemma Arterton’s ‘Summerland’

Embankment Films has sold British rights to Lionsgate U.K. for romantic drama “Summerland,” starring Gemma Arterton and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Variety has been given the exclusive first-look image for the film, which has just wrapped production. The pic is the feature debut of British playwright Jessica Swale, who won an Olivier Award for...

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18 Oct Hugh Jackman & Glenn Close Set For Acting Honors From Hollywood Film Awards

Hugh Jackman and Glenn Close will receive the respective Hollywood Actor and Actress honors from the Hollywood Film Awards next month, producer dick clark productions said today.  His award for Sony’s The Front Runner and hers for Sony Pictures Classics’ The Wifewill be presented November 4 during the 22nd annual Hollywood Film Awards ceremony...

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12 Sep Driven: Venice Review

The story of automobile designer and entrepreneur John DeLorean’s decline and fall becomes a comedy-tinged buddy movie with a twist in Nick Hamm’s follow-up to another very different male-bonding saga, The Journey. Once again, two fine central performances bring a clever Colin Bateman script alive,...

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05 Sep Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan to star in Peter Cattaneo’s ‘Military Wives’

Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan have signed to star in Peter Cattaneo’s Military Wives for London and Los Angeles-based outfit 42. Embankment Films arranged financing for the film and is launching worldwide sales in Toronto. CAA co-represents US rights. Lionsgate has acquired the film for the UK. Written...

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