Embankment Films

10 Jul Building Embankment

UK feature film financing and distribution specialist Embankment Films is pushing its ‘conversion’ strategy into feature documentaries, with a new slate of projects unveiled this week. McQueen looks at the life of fashion designer Alexander McQueen The role of the television distributor has changed dramatically. It has...

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07 Jul Embankment doubles down on docs

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona in The United Way London-based feature film financer and distributor Embankment Films is pushing further into feature docs with a new slate of titles, following its success with McQueen and Harvey Weinstein exposé Untouchable. Led by partners Hugo Grumbar and Tim...

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11 Jun ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Star To Play American Ballet Dancer

EXCLUSIVE: Fast-rising actress Thomasin McKenzie, star of Jojo Rabbit and Leave No Trace, is to play American ballet dancer Joy Womack in biopic Joika. Womack, who is only the second American to graduate from Moscow’s infamously tough Bolshoi Ballet Academy, is personally overseeing McKenzie’s training and will act as the actress’s...

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22 May Emma Mackey To Lead Cast as Emily Brontë in EMILY

EXCLUSIVE: In-demand young talents Emma Mackey (Sex Education), Joe Alwyn (The Favourite), Fionn Whitehead (Dunkirk) and Emily Beecham (Cruella) will star in Emily, Golden Globe-nominated actress Frances O’Connor’s (Mansfield Park) directorial debut about the early life of Wuthering Heights author Emily Brontë. Mackey, star of Netflix smash Sex Education and Fox’s...

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