Naman Ramachandran

Naman Ramachandran

‘Poltergeist’ Child Star Heather O’Rourke Doc Leads Indiecan Cannes Market Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran film producer and distribution executive Avi Federgreen’s Toronto-based sales company Indiecan Entertainment International has unveiled its Cannes Film Market slate. Leading the slate is “She Was Here,” a documentary that delves into the life of beloved child actress Heather O’Rourke, famed for her role in the “Poltergeist” and known for the line “They’re here.” […]

‘Demon Slayer,’ ‘Spy x Family’ on Slate as India’s JioCinema Launches Anime Hub (EXCLUSIVE)

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani‘s streamer JioCinema is launching Anime Hub, with a slate of popular Japanese titles in the genre. Starting May 12, the hub will be headlined by the global simulcast of Season 4 of “Demon Slayer.” Highlights of the slate include: action-comedy “Spy x Family”; school chaos in “Assassination Classroom”; supernatural action-comedy “Mob Psycho 100”; time-traveling drama […]

SonyLIV’s ‘Freedom at Midnight’ Casts Pakistan Leader Mohammed Ali Jinnah and Sister Fatima (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian streamer SonyLIV has unveiled the actors playing Pakistani leader Mohammed Ali Jinnah and his sister Fatima in its magnum opus series “Freedom at Midnight.” Based on the 1975 non-fiction book of the same name by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre, the political drama delves into India’s independence movement, weaving together untold tales and critical moments from […]

Pakistan Crescent Collective Hub Sets Cannes Debut (EXCLUSIVE)

After the well-received “Joyland” in 2022 and “In Flames” last year, Pakistan is debuting a central hub at the Cannes Film Festival this year. The Pakistan Crescent Collective, set up by Modoxy Media, will represent the country’s official presence at the festival, with a mission to “discover and nurture the next generation of talent, preserve […]

‘Death on the Nile’ Star Ali Fazal Joins Cast of Kamal Haasan, Mani Ratnam’s ‘Thug Life’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian actor Ali Fazal has joined the cast of Mani Ratnam’s “Thug Life,” starring Kamal Haasan. The cast also includes Trisha Krishnan, Dulquer Salmaan, Jayam Ravi, Silambarasan Rajendar, Joju George, Gautham Kartik and Aishwarya Lekshmi. The film, which hails from the gangster genre, is written by Ratnam and Haasan and produced by Raaj Kamal Films […]

David Oyelowo, Meera Syal, Emma D’Arcy, Tobias Menzies Lead U.K. National Theatre Fall Slate

David Oyelowo, Meera Syal, Emma D’Arcy and Tobias Menzies are among the actors leading a trio of fall productions at the U.K.’s National Theatre in London. At the National Theatre’s Olivier Theater, David Oyelowo (“Selma”) will play the title role of Shakespeare’s “Coriolanus,” directed by Lyndsey Turner (“Under Milk Wood”). In the play, Coriolanus is […]

Manoj Bajpayee, Raj & DK’s Hit Prime Video Series ‘The Family Man’ Commences Season 3 Shoot (EXCLUSIVE)

Season 3 of Prime Video’s smash hit Indian show “The Family Man” has commenced filming. Manoj Bajpayee will once again portray the character of Srikant Tiwari, a middle-class Mumbai-based salaryman who is secretly an intelligence officer for the Threat Analysis and Surveillance Cell (TASC), a wing of India’s National Investigation Agency. In Season 3, Tiwari […]

Abhishek Bachchan Returns to ‘Housefull’ Bollywood Comedy Film Franchise (EXCLUSIVE) – Global Bulletin

THE RETURN Actor Abhishek Bachchan (“Ghoomer”) is returning to producer Sajid Nadiadwala’s “Housefull” film franchise, one of the biggest hit Bollywood comedy film series of all time. The franchise began in 2010 with “Housefull” (2010) with sequels following in 2012, 2016 and 2019. Bachchan was one of the stars of “Housefull 3,” where he played […]