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Germany’s Tobis Film Boards Roland Emmerich’s ‘Magic Flute’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Germany’s Tobis Film Boards Roland Emmerich’s ‘Magic Flute’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Berlin-based Tobis Film has boarded the Roland Emmerich-produced “The Magic Flute,” an English-language, live-action feature film based on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s beloved opera. Tobis will handle
Huayi Lands ‘Moonfall’ Roland Emmerich Space Adventure for China

Huayi Lands ‘Moonfall’ Roland Emmerich Space Adventure for China

Huayi Brothers, one of China’s leading film studios, has come on board sci-fi film project “Moonfall” as mainland Chinese distributor and as an executive producer. To be directed later this year by
Robert Zemeckis Might Direct a New Sci-Fi Thriller for Warner Bros.

Robert Zemeckis Might Direct a New Sci-Fi Thriller for Warner Bros.

Robert Zemeckis, director of such massively influential films as Forrest Gump and Back to the Future, might be trying his hand at a new sci-fi thriller courtesy of Warner Bros. Read more...
Robert Zemeckis Might Direct a New Sci-Fi Thriller for Warner Bros.

Robert Zemeckis Might Direct a New Sci-Fi Thriller for Warner Bros.

Robert Zemeckis, director of such massively influential films as Forrest Gump and Back to the Future, might be trying his hand at a new sci-fi thriller courtesy of Warner Bros. Read more...
Robert Zemeckis to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Ares’ for Warner Bros.

Robert Zemeckis to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Ares’ for Warner Bros.

Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis is nearing a deal to direct the sci-fi thriller Ares for Warner Bros. and Dan Lin's Rideback, Collider has confirmed. Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Captain Marvel) wrote the
China Box Office: ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Kept Earthbound by Local Romcom

China Box Office: ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Kept Earthbound by Local Romcom

The new “Charlie’s Angels” reboot was no match for a local romantic comedy or a 20-year-old Giuseppe Tornatore film at the Chinese box office, bringing in just $7.6 million in its debut weekend,
‘Midway,’ ‘1917’ DPs on Unique Challenges War Movies Present

‘Midway,’ ‘1917’ DPs on Unique Challenges War Movies Present

Cinematographers who set out to shoot war films like “1917” and “Midway” face a bigger challenge than navigating explosions or running alongside the actors in the midst of a special effects
China Box Office: ‘Midway’ Shot Down by Local Drama ‘Better Days’

China Box Office: ‘Midway’ Shot Down by Local Drama ‘Better Days’

Roland Emmerich’s big-budget World War II film “Midway” was no match for local drama “Better Days” at China’s box office, bringing in $3 million less than the top-earning Chinese title, which is
Film Review: ‘Midway’

Film Review: ‘Midway’

The image of “dive-bombing” is an easy one to conjure in your mind’s eye. Yet I can’t say I ever thought seriously about what the experience of dive-bombing might be like — you know, for the one doing
Mandy Moore, Luke Evans, & More Step Out for 'Midway' L.A. Premiere

Mandy Moore, Luke Evans, & More Step Out for 'Midway' L.A. Premiere

Mandy Moore and Luke Evans pose for a cute photo while attending the premiere of their new movie Midway on Tuesday (November 5) at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, Calif. The movie has a
Roland Emmerich regrets making Independence Day: Resurgence without Will Smith

Roland Emmerich regrets making Independence Day: Resurgence without Will Smith

1p>In an era where sequels, continuations, and reboots can happen years or decades after the original, it's always a bit of a risk when it comes to how much of the original fanbase will stick
Director Roland Emmerich Admits He Shouldn’t Have Made ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’

Director Roland Emmerich Admits He Shouldn’t Have Made ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’

2016’s Independence Day: Resurgence was many things. In addition to superlatives like “20 years too late” and “wholly unnecessary,” the film’s critics also heaped phrases like “boring” and “lame” on
Roland Emmerich Sounds Off on Hollywood’s Avoidance of Climate Change in Its Movies

Roland Emmerich Sounds Off on Hollywood’s Avoidance of Climate Change in Its Movies

Roland Emmerich’s movies have a distinct DNA: They unfold on an enormous canvas, there’s some sort of desperate conflict and the planet is almost always in peril. Many film and culture critics credit
Roland Emmerich Just Made a $100 Million Indie Film. Will It Work?

Roland Emmerich Just Made a $100 Million Indie Film. Will It Work?

Roland Emmerich has made some of the biggest movies in history. He blew up the White House in “Independence Day,” blanketed New York in ice in “The Day After Tomorrow” and had mega-tsunamis wipe out
‘Stargate’ at 25: How Roland Emmerich’s Sci-Fi Classic Overcame a Chaotic Birth

‘Stargate’ at 25: How Roland Emmerich’s Sci-Fi Classic Overcame a Chaotic Birth

Roland Emmerich’s 1994 sci-fi adventure “Stargate” ended up grossing over $196 million worldwide, but the path to becoming a hit wasn’t easy. The independently-made film that opened 25 years ago this
Some Canceled Films Resurface in China, but Others Remain on Ice

Some Canceled Films Resurface in China, but Others Remain on Ice

China’s sensitive National Day holiday period is safely past, but it’s difficult to discern from the lineup of upcoming movie releases whether authorities plan to continue their heavy censorship or
Scientists have discovered stormquakes, where earthquakes and hurricanes collide

Scientists have discovered stormquakes, where earthquakes and hurricanes collide

1p>No, Roland Emmerich or Ian Ziering didn’t write this one, but a study has just been released that professes to the discovery of “stormquakes,” a phenomenon that can occur when earthquakes and
Roland Emmerich Talks ‘Midway’, His Lowkey Politics & Being Known as the “Master of Disaster”

Roland Emmerich Talks ‘Midway’, His Lowkey Politics & Being Known as the “Master of Disaster”

German-born filmmaker Roland Emmerich is sometimes referred to as “the master of disaster,” after directing a string of blockbuster disaster films like Independence Day, Godzilla, and The Day After