Disney’s Searchlight Pictures has announced the promotions of DanTram Nguyen and Katie Goodson-Thomas, two longtime executives at the studio, to jointly oversee all film development and production. DanTram Nguyen and Katie Goodson-Thomas will serve as Heads of Production for the studio, effective immediately. All production executives will report to Nguyen and Goodson-Thomas. DamTram Nguyen is […]

Disney’s Searchlight Pictures has released a new trailer for the upcoming film “The Eyes Of Tammy Faye”, which is coming to cinemas in the United States on September 17th. “The Eyes Of Tammy Faye” is an intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. In the 1970s and 80s, […]

During the Oscars, Disney’s Searchlight Pictures released a trailer for the upcoming documentary “Summer Of Soul”. In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson presents a powerful and transporting documentary—part music film, part historical record created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture and fashion. Over the course of six weeks […]

Disney’s Searchlight Pictures “Nomadland” has received three Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture, Actress in a Leading Role, and Directing. With “Nomadland,” Searchlight Pictures now has 43 Academy Awards including five Best Motion Picture winners since 2009: “Slumdog Millionaire,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Birdman,” “The Shape of Water,” and “Nomadland.” “Nomadland” director Chloé Zhao is now the first Chinese […]

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 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 “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 via Deadline, the release date for four upcoming Searchlight Pictures movies for the United States including “The Night House”, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”, “Antlers” and “Nightmare Alley”.   Other countries may have different release dates for these films. Here are details on the four Searchlight Picture films: “The Night House” A widow […]

Disney’s Searchlight Pictures has released a trailer for the upcoming documentary, Nomadland. Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND […]

Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures movie, “Bend It Like Beckham” is coming to Disney+ on Friday, September 18th in the United States. The movie tells the story of Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess […]