Earlier this year, at the Sundance Film Festival, Disney’s Searchlight Pictures acquired the worldwide rights for a new movie, “A Real Pain,” for $10 million. The film has been directed and written by Jesse Eisenberg, who will also be starring in the film alongside recent Emmy winner Kieran Culkin, who will be playing mismatched cousins, […]

Disney’s Searchlight Pictures is developing a remake of the 1989 classic 20th Century Studios film, “The War Of The Roses”, in which life seems easy for picture-perfect couple Theo and Ivy, with successful careers, great kids, and an enviable sex life. But underneath the façade of the perfect family is a tinderbox of competition and […]

One of the first Searchlight Pictures films to be released following Disney’s purchase of 20th Century Fox was “Ready Or Not”, a black comedy horror film about a young bride as she joins her new husband’s rich, eccentric family in a time-honoured tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival. […]

Searchlight Pictures has released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming film, “Kinds Of Kindness”, which is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a policeman who is alarmed that his wife, who was missing-at-sea has returned and seems a different person; and a woman […]

With Disney looking to increase its revenues for its television and streaming business, it is once again looking to the ways of the past to help with the future by returning to licensing out some of its content. Earlier this year, in the United Kingdom, Disney made some deals with Channel 4 and ITV to […]

Disney has announced details on a brand new Searchlight Pictures film called “Kinds Of Kindness”, which will be hitting cinemas this summer. The new film has been directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, who recently directed the Oscar-winning movies, “The Favourite” and “Poor Things”, which was released on Hulu and Disney+ last week.  This will be the […]

Disney has released the trailer for the next movie from Searchlight Pictures’, “The Greatest Hits”, which has been written and produced by Ned Benson.  It stars Lucy Boynton, David Corenswet and Justin H. Min. The film tells the story of Harriet, who experiences a unique connection between art and reality. She discovers that specific songs […]

Disney has announced that the award-winning film, “All Of Us Strangers” will be released on Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Wednesday, March 20th, 2024. This film tells the story of what happens one night in his near-empty tower block in contemporary London; Adam (Andrew Scott) has a chance encounter with a mysterious […]

Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures film “Next Goal Wins”, will be released on Disney+ in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday, 27th March 2024. Based on a true story, this heartfelt underdog comedy follows the American Samoa soccer team, infamous for their brutal 31-0 FIFA loss in 2001. With […]

The 96th Academy Awards took place on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, which was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. During the awards, Disney’s Searchlight Pictures picked up five Oscars, with “Poor Things” winning four awards, including Best Actress and “The Last Repair Shop”  picked up the Best Documentary Short Film award. Here’s […]

Today, Disney has released the latest Searchlight Pictures film, “Poor Things” on Disney+ in many countries around the world including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. It’s also been released on Hulu and Hulu On Disney+ in the United States today as well. The film has been created by Yorgos Lanthimos and […]

Searchlight Pictures will begin production on a new movie called “Rental Family” in Tokyo next week. “Rental Family” follows a down-and-out actor living in Tokyo, who is hired as a token American guy for a Japanese rental family company, leading him on an unexpected journey of self-discovery through the roles he plays in other people’s […]

Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures film, “Poor Things” will be coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Thursday 7th, March 2024, which is the same day as when the film will also be released on Hulu and Hulu On Disney+ in the US and on Disney+ in other countries including […]