Monday, November 16th
Vies for Netflix Drama Best International Award
The Mexican has chosen Fernando Fraser de la Parra’s play “I’m Not Longer Here” as the official entry for Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards.
“I’m Not Here Longer” premiered at the 2019 edition of the Morelia Film Festival, where it was awarded the Feature Film Competition Award and the Audience Award. Netflix gained global rights in 2018 and released it in May. Producers are Alberto Muffelman, Fernando Fraser de la Para, Gerry Kim and Gerardo Gatica.
“I’m not here any more” is set in Mount Monterrey, Mexico, where the leader of the street gang Los Tercos tries to protect his friends from the naughty elements of a rapidly evolving drug / political war. However, after a misunderstanding with the local cartel, he was forced to leave for Jackson Heights, Queens. The film stars Juan Daniel Garcia Travio.
Aunt Oka Board Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’
“Heroes” star Mosi Oka will join Brad Pitt in the Sony action movie “Bullet Train” based on the Japanese novel “Maria Beetle”, where a train from Tokyo is set up to fight criminals.
David Leach is directing with Kelly McCormick 87 87 North and Antoine is producing through Fukuya Fuaku Films. The script was written by Jacques Olquez.
OB was nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for her role in NBC’s drama series “Heroes”. She recently voiced the role of Agent K in the animated feature “Spice in Disvise” and starred opposite Jason Statham in “The Meg”. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.
Surveys show recent moviegoers likely to return
The movie ticket application Atom Ticket reported that 95% of customers who returned to the movies would return “very likely” or “probably”, 92% said they would recommend going to the movies to others.
The survey earlier this month was taken from a mix of 500 customers who have returned and returned to the cinema. It found that 41% of respondents who lived in a market where theaters reopened but have not yet returned said that the primary reason they did not return was because they were waiting for a Cavid-19 vaccine.
When they returned to the cinema, 40% said that the most important safety feature for them was staff and guests wearing masks, then 3% said that the socially distant seat in the auditorium was the most important.