Steven Spielberg's production company Amblin Partners has acquired movie rights to SL Grey's upcoming novel The Apartment. Spielberg founded Amblin in December as a successor company to DreamWorks, reportedly putting up $50 million of his own money.
From alternative distribution of low-cost comedy DVDs to a startup multichannel video application, from workshops in disadvantaged communities to a high-end broadcasting partnership ... it was a lively, productive third quarter for the GFC.
South Africa is a relative newcomer to making 3D-animation movies but The Crash which is still in production is getting a lot of international attention. By Claudia Padayachy
Forest Whitaker has signed on to play another prominent African figure, this time it's Archbishop Desmond Tutu in a project by Roland Joffe, titled "The Archbishop and the Antichrist." By Tambay A. Obenson
District 9 and Elysium director Neill Blomkamp has said that his planned Alien movie, which he pretty much willed into being with promises and concept art posted on Instagram, has been put on hold. By James Vincent
The first installment of the Mad Max: Fury Road will soon have its second prequel. In fact, director George Miller revealed that he has two ready-to-be-filmed scripts but puzzled which one to do first. "So we ended up with two scripts, without really trying," the 70-year-old producer told Top Gear.
Mmabatho Kau will join Producers Dapo Oshiyemi, Dipo Abdul and Director Michelle Bello as Co-producer on the film 'And the Spirit Slowly Dies'.
He was an Oxford-educated African king, while she was a white Englishwoman working as a clerk at Lloyd's of London.
A movie about Senzo Meyiwa, which will highlight the issues of gun violence in South Africa, is in the pipeline.