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Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

The Worst Person in the World
NEON has picked up the U.S. rights to Cannes romantic comedy title “The Worst Person in the World” directed by Norwegian writer-director Joachim Trier.

The story chronicles four years in the life of Julie (Reinsve), a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is. [Source: Screen]

The Count of Monte Cristo
Francis Annan (“Escape From Pretoria”) has been set to direct a contemporary reworking of “The Count Of Monte Cristo” which is backed by Bear Grylls’ production company. Grylls, Ben Grass and Christophe Charlier will produce

Annan will script and direct the film which will be set in Afghanistan and will focus on the friendship and bitter rivalry that develops between two special forces soldiers who are sent to war there. [Source: Deadline]

A fight between members of 1970s punk band The Sex Pistols over the use of their music in Danny Boyle’s new FX

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