According to reports by Netwerk24, Charlize Theron is considering her first South African movie role. A spokesperson for ZB Media Group, who's doing the casting for the film, confirmed to Netwerk24's Charles Smith that Charlize was sent the script and that she has shown interest.
Johannesburg-based filmmaker Akin Omotoso, fresh from the success of his latest movie Vaya, will be taking his next project, Waiting for an Angel, to the 14th edition of the Berlinale Co-Production Market in February.
Robert Blagman, the head of global content distribution at Atari, addressed delegates at DISCOP Johannesburg to discuss the company's plans in the TV space, as it looks for television networks and producers to partner with. By Kristin Brzoznowski
The newly launched Sky Rink TV and Film Studio provides a new exciting space for local and international production companies and is part of inner city regeneration that gives investors great tax incentives.
A producer in South Africa has acquired film and TV rights to a novel by the late South African author Kenneth Bhengu. Johannesburg-based Ants Multimedia is preparing the author's 1986 novel Unyambose Nozinith for the screen via its development arm Ants Writing Enclave.
I have just completed a 3rd draft of a 130 page screenplay titled AWESOME. Joe is a late-twenties chubby burger franchise manager who daydreams of becoming a superhero, unaware that he possesses dormant superpowers.
South African super-producer Anant Singh has unveiled plans for a sprawling studio complex in the heart of Durban that will transform the film industry in this sunny seaside city. By Christopher Vourlias
Movie rights to Zirk van den Berg's period novel Half of One Thing have been optioned by independent producer Neil Sonnekus of New Zealand production company Stinkwood Films. The deal was negotiated by Aoife Lennon-Ritchie of the Lennon-Ritchie Agency.
Sacha Baron Cohen's next movie, after 'The Brothers Grimsby' may be 'The African American,' which he is developing. He says: "It is about somebody who is white and gets kidnapped and grows up in an African country. And then gets taken back to America so he's an African American." by Paula Schwartz