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Movie producers want state governors to step up fight against piracy

The Association of Movie Producers have appealed to state governors to step up the fight against piracy to minimise the damage to the industry.

Sexual allegations: Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in new film

Veteran actor Christopher Plummer will replace fallen star Kevin Spacey in the Ridley Scott police drama “All the Money in the World,” a source at Sony said on Wednesday.

Netflix will no longer work with Kevin Spacey, cancels new movie

Netflix has said it will no longer work with Kevin Spacey amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment made against him.

Beyonce to star in live-action remake of ‘Lion King’

Disney has announced that Beyonce Knowles will be joining the cast of its remake of ‘Lion King’.

Jeff Bridges: in the line of fire onscreen and off

There is a grim irony in the timing of Jeff Bridges' latest movie, the story of a firefighting crew that perished in one of the deadliest wildfires in US history.

Box office glory a piece of cake for ‘Happy Death Day’

Comedy horror slasher "Happy Death Day" had an excuse to celebrate last weekend as it stormed straight to the top of the North American box office, according to industry figures released Monday.

Ai Weiwei on art, exile and refugee film ‘Human Flow’

In the most tender moments of "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's epic documentary on the worldwide migrant crisis, he is seen hugging, cooking with and cutting the hair of refugees.

Hidden film treasures brought to life in British vault

In a refrigerated vault outside London filled with old film reels, a team of curators is bringing to life forgotten masterpieces of early cinema history.

Nigerian Film Corporation partners Morocco on content

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), says it was partnering with the Government of Morocco for content sales, students and Film practitioners annual exchange programme.

Cambodia bans Hollywood blockbuster ‘Kingsman: Golden Circle’

The Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has banned the Hollywood blockbuster sequel “Kingsman: Golden Circle” from local cinemas, local media reported on Thursday.

David Oyelowo to feature in Disney movie by ‘Moonlight’ writer

British-Nigerian actor David Oyelowo will be featuring in a Disney live-action musical written by ‘Moonlight’ playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney.

Worlds of Islam, Michael Jackson collide in Egyptian film

An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car.

Horror on a shoestring: the Blum Manifesto

Veteran movie producer Jason Blum has turned filmmaking on its head -- delighting investors and annoying competitors -- with his innovative "micro-budget" approach to the craft.

Nollywood actor Mr Ibu plans film on xenophobia

Popular Nollywood actor, Mr John Okafor, says he is planning to shoot a movie highlighting the evils of xenophobia.

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Order monthly inspection of police stations – Femi Falana tells Lagos CJ

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NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has reassured motorists and other road users on the commitment of the corps to ensure safety and security of all road users during the Yuletide.