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Cineworld takes landmine drama Kajaki

15:17 02 January in Press, Screen Daily by mike

Battlefield drama extends to Cineworld chain including a special screening in Aldershot, “home” of the British Army. Landmine drama Kajaki. The True Story is extending its run in cinemas across the UK following an agreement with Cineworld Cinemas. The exhibitor will screen the film at 20 cinemas...

Kajaki expansion revealed

15:12 10 December in Press, Screen Daily by mike

Afghan war film expands after two-week Vue window. Afghan war film Kajaki: The True Story is to expand its theatrical run to Odeon, Showcase and other venues following an exclusive two-week booking at Vue Cinemas. Odeon will show the film at 17 cinemas from Friday 12 December,...

Kajaki gets charity previews

15:02 27 October in Press, Screen Daily by mike

Revenue from premiere and previews of Aghan war film to go to military charities. Afghan war thriller Kajaki. The True Story will get four preview screenings at Vue cinemas, which will raise money for four military charities supported by the production. The film will get its London...

Under Milk Wood begins shoot

12:18 25 June in Screen Daily by mike

Principal photography on an adaptation of Under Milk Wood, starring Rhys Ifans, has begun in Wales. Based on Dylan Thomas’s classic radio drama, Under Milk Wood stars Ifans as First Voice/Captain Cat, an old sea captain who dreams of his deceased crew members and lost love. Directed...

Brian Cox, Martin Freeman join American Hangman

11:12 18 May in Screen Daily by mike

Metro International’s thriller is written and directed by Wilson Coneybeare. Brian Cox and Martin Freeman will star in American Hangman. Metro International’s US-based thriller is written and directed by playwright and documentarian Wilson Coneybeare, and centures on a kidnap plot that exploits the dark side of social...

Spandau stays ‘true’ to Cannes crowd

11:10 17 May in Screen Daily by mike

Famed ’80s English band Spandau Ballet arrived in Cannes to support their film Soul Boys of the Western World. Following the film’s market screening, Tony Hadley belted out sing-along favourites including ‘True’ and ‘Gold’ to a packed house at Plage Royal. Guitarist Steve Norman rocked it...

Metrodome takes Spandau Ballet doc for UK

11:09 15 May in Screen Daily by mike

EXCLUSIVE: UK distributor nabs music doc from Metro International. UK distributor Metrodome Distribution has picked up Spandau Ballet doc Soul Boys of the Western Worldfrom Metro International. The SXSW title, which documents the story of the iconic ‘80s band through newsreel footage and new video content from...