Disney’s Searchlight Pictures is developing a new film called “Empire of Light”. The movie is going to written and directed by Sam Mendes, who has previously directed the past two James Bond films. Olivia Colman is in negotiations to star in the film, she has previously starred in “The Favourite” and “The Crown”. ”Empire Of […]

During this years Sundance Film Festival, Disney’s Searchlight Pictures acquired the global rights to “Summer Of Soul” documentary about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. The film will be released in theaters on July 2nd and on the same day, it will be available to stream on Hulu.  No international release date on Disney+ has yet be announced. […]

Disney’s Searchlight Pictures has released a trailer for a new horror film “The Night House”. Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth (Rebecca Hall) is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. She tries as best she can to keep it together – but then nightmares come. Disturbing visions of […]

Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures film “Tolkien” will be coming to Disney+ in Canada on Friday 2nd April. “Tolkien” explores the formative years of the renowned author’s life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and […]

Disney’s Searchlight Television is developing a brand new series based on the N.K. Jemisin’s fantasy book series “The Inheritance Trilogy”. This series is envisioned as an epic, live-action ongoing fantasy series. Searchlight TV is searching for a writer, director and crew for the upcoming series. “The Inheritance Trilogy” consists of three books: The Hundred Thousand […]

Disney is working on a new series adaption of Victoria Schwab’s novel “City of Ghosts”, with ABC Signature and Searchlight Television working on the series. “City of Ghosts” follows a young teenage girl, Cass, who finds herself embroiled in an epic battle between ghosts and humanity as she discovers powers to see a spectral world […]

Disney’s Searchlight Pictures has acquired the short film, “Wiggle Room”, for its Searchlight Shorts program.  The short was acquired during the Sundance Festival. The short is directed by Julia Baylis and Sam Guest.  It follows Daisy (Deanna Gibson), a teenage paraplegic who is determined to save her wheelchair ramp from repossession and confronts the shady […]

Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures film “Nomadland” will be coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Canada on Friday 30th April.  “Nomadland” will also be coming to cinemas when they reopen, but with the current restrictions in place, cinemas can’t reopen until mid-May at the earliest. It was recently announced […]

Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures film “The Aftermath” will be coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Friday 26th March. In postwar Germany in 1946, Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg to be reunited with her husband Lewis (Jason Clarke), a British colonel who’s rebuilding the […]

Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures film “NOMADLAND” will be coming to Disney+ in Canada on April 9th. The film follows Fern (McDormand), a woman who, after the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as […]

With some cinemas still closed due to local restrictions and small audiences willing to go, Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures movie “Nomadland” will be coming to Hulu and selected theatres in the United States on February 19th. Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her […]

Disney’s Searchlight Pictures has acquired the screenplay to “Hound”, which has been written by Lisa Duva, with Set It Up’s Zoey Deutch set to both star in and produce the film. The story follows a timid dog-groomer, Callie (who will be played by Zoey Deutch), who after being bitten by a mysterious stray dog, she’s […]

Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures animated movie “Isle Of Dogs” will be coming to Disney+ in the US and Canada on Friday, January 15th 2021. When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari sets off alone in a miniature […]