CW Network Expanding Primetime in October 2018

For the upcoming 2018-19 season, The CW Network will expand its primetime schedule to include Sunday night, growing its line-up of original first-run programming from five nights to six nights, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW. When the new season launches in October 2018, The CW will offer 12 hours of…

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Noomi Rapace Cast in Angel of Mine

Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Prometheus) has been cast in psychological thriller Angel of Mine directed by Kim Farrant (Strangerland). Adapted by Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter Luke Davies (Lion, Candy) and David Regal from the 2008 French film L’Empreinte, the film has secured major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Film…

Reserve Bank Reveals New $50 Design

The Reserve Bank of Australia has today revealed the design of the new $50 banknote. As with the existing banknote, the new $50 features portraits of Aboriginal writer and inventor David Unaipon and the first female member of an Australian parliament, Edith Cowan. The new banknotes will be released into general circulation in October 2018.…

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

Director Sam Liu Starring Bruce Greenwood, Jennifer Carpenter, Chris Cox Rated PG Score 4/6 In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper. Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is based on Gotham by Gaslight a DC Comics one-shot from 1989…

Don’t Accidentally Lock Kids in Cars

The Andrews Labor Government is launching a new campaign to warn parents about the risk of accidentally leaving their child in a car due to short term memory failure. The Australian-first campaign is raising awareness about a phenomenon known as fatal distraction, which can affect any parent or carer experiencing extreme tiredness, stress or a…

Watch out Love Scammers on Valentine’s Day

The ACCC is warning people to be careful about who they ‘friend’ online this Valentine’s Day with stats showing people are most likely to be preyed upon by dating and romance scammers on social media sites. “Social media has overtaken online dating sites as the most common way for dating and romance scammers to contact…

Safer School Crossings

One week in our new School Crossing Supervisors are helping to make Canberra’s busiest school zones even safer by assisting children to cross the road at 20 crossings. Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan Fitzharris said feedback from the new program has been overwhelmingly positive, with principals, teachers and students loving the added safety…

Filming Begins on Motherless Brooklyn

Principal photography has begun on location in New York City on the noir thriller “Motherless Brooklyn,” for Class 5 Films and MWM Studios. Three-time Academy Award nominee Edward Norton will direct from his own screenplay and produce with his Class 5 Films producing partner Bill Migliore MWM Studios’ Gigi Pritzker and Rachel Shane, whose collective…

Molly’s Game

Director Aaron Sorkin Starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner Rated M Score 6/6 The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. This is based on a true story that you might not have heard about unless your one of…

Here’s my Five Cents

Okay, the reasons for writing this piece are as follows Australia Day is over for another year, a few days ago I turned my TV on to watch Rage Warumpi Band’s music video for My Island Home was on and I’ve got to much time on my hands so I’m trying to use it productivity.…

The Aussie Contingent Headed to the 2018 Berlinale

Screen Australia congratulates the cast, crew and creative teams behind the ten projects selected for the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale). Projects include the highly anticipated drama series Picnic at Hanging Rock in Berlinale Series, and Tilda Cobham-Hervey’s directorial debut A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl. “Picnic at Hanging Rock continues to…

Production rolling on for Season 4 of Nowhere Boys

Production is underway on the fourth season of the Emmy® award-winning series Nowhere Boys. Currently filming in and around Melbourne, the 13 x 30 min supernatural action, adventure series will premiere later this year on ABC ME and the ABC ME app. This year, the gang return from a summer of magical training more powerful…

TT Games Announces TT Games Brighton

TT Games, the makers of the best-selling LEGO videogame franchise published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, have announced the opening of TT Games Brighton, a new UK-based development studio focused on creating new LEGO games designed specifically for mobile platforms. Jason Avent, founder and former head of Boss Alien, will serve as the Head of…

Metropolis Drama Series Coming to DC Digital Service

Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment today announced that Gotham executive producers John Stephens and Danny Cannon will explore the world of Metropolis in an all-new live-action drama series to air exclusively on the upcoming DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service, operated by Warner Bros. Digital Networks. Metropolis has received a direct-to-series order for a first season…

The New Legends of Monkey

Director Craig Irvin Starring Chai Hansen, Luciane Buchanan, Josh Thomson, Emilie Cocquerel Rated PG Score 0.5/6 A girl uncovers a statue of the legendary Monkey King, but in order to release this ancient God from his stone prison she must first find his golden crown, a crown that has fallen into the hands of Demons.…