Why Hollywood is Killing off the $200m blockbuster

Why Hollywood is Killing off the $200m blockbuster

published: 21st March 2024

In 2013, Steven Spielberg told an audience at the University of Southern California that the last days of the blockbuster were at hand. As the 27-year-old director of Jaws, Spielberg himself had done more than any other filmmaker to kindle Hollywood’s love of big-spend, big-splash cinema. But almost four decades later, he sensed a coming shift.

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Rhys Ifans, Olivia Cooke, Paapa Essiedu, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Antonia Thomas to star in The Scurry from director Craig Robert

Rhys Ifans, Olivia Cooke, Paapa Essiedu, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Antonia Thomas to star in The Scurry from director Craig Robert

published: 21st March 2024

Principal photography starts on April 2nd in Wales for The Scurry a new film from director Craig Roberts (The Phantom of the Open, Eternal Beauty). Production of The Scurry will be making use of the recently announced Independent Film Tax Credit.

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True Brit Entertainment snaps up UK rights to Morgan Matthews’s ‘500 Miles’

True Brit Entertainment snaps up UK rights to Morgan Matthews’s ‘500 Miles’

Credit: screendaily.com 21st February 2024

Zygi Kamasa’s True Brit Entertainment has acquired UK rights to Morgan Matthews’s 500 Miles starring Bill Nighy and Jojo Rabbit’s Roman Griffin Davis from Beta Cinema.

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True Brit revamping ‘The Critic’ for UK release; Zygi Kamasa talks slate, ambitions for his new company

True Brit revamping ‘The Critic’ for UK release; Zygi Kamasa talks slate, ambitions for his new company

Credit: screendaily.com 21st February 2024

Zygi Kamasa’s new UK distribution and production company True Brit Entertainment has announced its first acquisition, The Critic, which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival in September.

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New UK Distributor True Brit Sets First Movie: Football Hooligan Crime-Comedy ‘Marching Powder’ Starring Danny Dyer & Directed By Nick Love

New UK Distributor True Brit Sets First Movie: Football Hooligan Crime-Comedy ‘Marching Powder’ Starring Danny Dyer & Directed By Nick Love

Credit: deadline.com 5th December 2023

EXCLUSIVE: Former Lionsgate UK & Europe chief Zygi Kamasa’s recently formed UK distributor True Brit Entertainment has found its first feature film with 18-rated Marching Powder, which reunites writer-director Nick Love with Danny Dyer, star of their previous collaborations such as The Football Factory, Outlaw and The Business.

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Former Lionsgate & Marv Exec Zygi Kamasa To Launch UK Distributor True Brit Entertainment Dedicated To British Films; Backing Comes From Management Firm Three Six Zero

Former Lionsgate & Marv Exec Zygi Kamasa To Launch UK Distributor True Brit Entertainment Dedicated To British Films; Backing Comes From Management Firm Three Six Zero

Credit: deadline.com 2nd November 2023

In what will be welcome news for the UK sector, former Lionsgate UK & Europe CEO and Marv Studios Group CEO Zygi Kamasa is launching a new UK theatrical distributor called True Brit Entertainment, which will focus exclusively on British feature films and TV.

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Zygi Kamasa launches UK theatrical distributor True Brit Entertainment exclusively for British films & TV with $150m pledge

Zygi Kamasa launches UK theatrical distributor True Brit Entertainment exclusively for British films & TV with $150m pledge

Credit: screendaily.com 2nd November 2023

Leading UK film executive Zygi Kamasa is launching True Brit Entertainment, a UK theatrical distributor which will focus exclusively on British films and television, and co-finance over $150m of UK independent productions across its first three years.

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