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A FUNNY JAMES BOND?

April 23, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

This may be the year of the star-inspired revisionist approach to classic characters in the movies. Daniel Craig, the latest James Bond, has told the Washington Post that the next 007 movie, Skyfall, will include — horrors! — comedy. “I’m so camp in this one, I’ve gone quite far,” Craig told the newspaper in an […]

PINEWOOD-SHEPPERTON STUDIOS A TAKEOVER TARGET

April 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Pinewood-Shepperton, the British studio that only a few years ago found itself struggling as Hollywood studios were being successfully wooed by other U.S. states and foreign countries, suddenly is being courted by two rich suitors. Just days after Peel Holdings made a takeover bid of $144 million, the studio said that it had received a […]

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO GET A PINEWOOD STUDIO

February 23, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Groundbreaking was scheduled to take place today (Wednesday) in the beach town of Juan Dolio in the Dominican Republic for a massive film and television studio to be operated by Britain’s Pinewood Studios Group. Called Pinewood Indomina Studios, the centerpiece of the facility will be a water effects facility with one of the largest water […]

U.K. STUDIO SAYS THREAT OF SAG STRIKE HALTED ’09 PRODUCTIONS

April 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Britain’s Pinewood Shepperton Studios saw its profit fall 24 percent to $6.88 million in 2009 from $9.02 million in 2008, but it blamed the downturn on the slowdown in production due to the threatened strike by the Screen Actors Guild during the first half of the year. Current production at the studio, it said, was […]