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Greek-French Romain Gavras’ Film ‘Athena’ Premiers on Netflix

Greek-French filmmaker Romain Gavras’ latest film Athena has premiered on Netflix with a primordial bang. Critics and fans alike are raving about its opening scene, which sets the tone for Gavras’ daredevil take on race, revenge, rebellion, and redemption. Athena...

Greece to Be Represented by Gousis’s Magnetic Fields at Oscars

Giorgos Gousis is to represent Greece for his film Magnetic Fields at the 2023 Oscars. Nikolaos Giatromanolokis, the Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports, accepted and co-signed the Hellenic Film Academy Commission’s choice himself. "The Ministry of Culture and Sports will...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Becomes Movie Producer Eyeing an Oscar

Giannis Antetokounmpo has become a movie producer eyeing an Oscar with the National Geographic documentary The Flagmakers. The Greek basketball player recently signed on to the National Geographic documentary as executive producer, and it looks like a strong Oscar contender. The...

Martha Karagianni: Greek Actress Inspired Generations of Women

Martha Karagianni passed away at the age of eighty-two. She is known not only for her legendary body of work but also as a voice for women everywhere, who saw her as an inspiration in pursuing their dreams. With her...

The Frontrunners to Succeed Daniel Craig as the Next James Bond

Who is in the running to become the next James Bond? Fans go wild as franchise writers tease new announcements and Hollywood stars, such as Tom Hardy and Henry Cavill, seem to be the front-runners to take on the...

Beloved Greek Actress Martha Karagianni Dies at 83

Martha Karagianni, a Greek actress who associated her career with the blooming of Greek cinema in the 1960s died in Athens on Sunday. She was 83. She starred in many films, 19 of which were produced by Finos Film, a...

Disney’s “Little Mermaid” Becomes Black

At the D23 Expo, Disney released the first image from the live-action version of The Little Mermaid, starring Halle Bailey and directed by Rob Marshall. Children's reactions to the short video of Bailey singing "Part of Your World" have been...

Dune’s House of Atreides is Named in Honor of an Ancient Greek King

Dune was one of 2021's biggest movies, grossing nearly half a billion dollars around the world. The movie is an adaptation of the 1965 science fiction novel, also titled “Dune," by Frank Herbert. The sci-fi thriller tells the story of...

Greek Actress Irene Papas Dies

Irene Papas, perhaps one of the most important Greek actors of her generation, has died. The Greek actress and singer was born in Chiliomodi near Corinth and achieved a career spanning more than fifty years. She gained international recognition through...

Prominent Greek Actor Kostas Kazakos Dies at 87

Kostas Kazakos, a prominent Greek actor, director, and politician, died on Tuesday in Athens. He was eighty-seven years old. Kazakos, born on May 29, 1935 in Pyrgos, Ilia, studied at the Drama School of "Theatro Technis" under the supervision of...

Netflix Releases Knives Out 2 Trailer Shot in Greece

Netflix has released the first trailer for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, which is a sequel to Knives Out, shot in Greece. In the new film, Daniel Craig's detective character Benoit Blanc returns to solve another murder. But this time,...

Harry Styles Appears to Spit on Chris Pine at Venice Film Festival

The Don’t Worry Darling film actor, Harry Styles, seemingly appeared to spit on his counterpart, Chris Pine, during the recently concluded 2022 Venice International Film Festival held on Monday. The footage from the event currently making rounds on the internet...

Netflix Greek Mythology Series KAOS Casts Jeff Goldblum as Zeus

In KAOS, Netflix's recreation of Greek mythology, Jeff Goldblum has been cast as Zeus, replacing Hugh Grant who was originally cast. Along with Jeff Goldblum's Zeus, KAOS will also include Janet McTeer as Hera, Cliff Curtis as Poseidon, the god...

New Hollywood Movie About Melina Merkouri Films in Greece

Michael Achilles Nickles, a Greek-American filmmaker, has just finished shooting a new movie called Melina's Dream in Greece. This is an American production with an all-Greek cast, including Greek stars Katerina Didaskalou and Renos Haralambidis. Nickles told Greek Reporter that his...

The Skouras Brothers, the Greek Magnates of Hollywood

Charles, George and Spyros Skouras all rose from an impoverished background to become top movie executives in Hollywood during the 20th century.