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Greek Epic ‘Odysseus’ Moves Forward; Director On Board

Hollywood studio Warner Bros. is moving forward on production of the Greek epic "Odysseus," based on Homer's "The Odyssey," by hiring Russian director Fedor Bondarchuk to get behind the camera for the upcoming drama. The film, which has gone through...

LA Demo Reels Screens Talent-Funded Films in Hollywood

LA Demo Reels, the leading talent-reel production house, and its Greek creative director Konstantinos Mousoulis, held their first public screening of selective works by the Hollywood-based company at the LA Film School on July 8.  The screening included three short films...

Irina Shayk Talks ‘Greek’ Name, ‘Hercules’ Role in Maxim Interview

While her soccer-star boyfriend Cristiano Ronaldo was relaxing on the island of Mykonos after Portugal's World Cup loss earlier this month, supermodel-turned-actress Irina Shayk graced newsstands on the cover of Maxim in a sexy island photoshoot. Shayk, who stars in...

“New Horizons” Polish Film Festival With 10 Greek Films This Year

"New Horizons" Film Festival includes 10 Greek films this year. The Polish festival acknowledges the “strange, new” Greek cinema trend, as it calls it, and gives room for the promotion of Greek films that are “increasingly gaining a leading place”...

Greek Bureaucracy Said 'No' to Game of Thrones Producers Wanting to Film in Ikaria

The beauty of Greek landscapes is indisputable, however, Greek bureaucracy often manages to turn away filmmakers wanting to shoot in Greece. Many productions have requested to film in Greece but were shot down and had to find other similar Mediterranean...

Dinner for Few: Greek Crisis Animated in Hollywood

Nassos Vakalis, an esteemed Hollywood-based Greek-American animator ventured out to make "Dinner for Few," a short film inspired by the Greek crisis. Emmy winner Nassos Vakalis, who was born and raised in Athens, has come a long way since he began...

Jennifer Aniston Gets Frisky in ‘Horrible Bosses 2’ Trailer

Jennifer Aniston reprises her role in the upcoming sequel to "Horrible Bosses" and her character seems to be even more raunchy the second time around. The Greek-American actress is joined by the original lead cast, including Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day...

Movies Inspire Traveling to Greece

Means of transportation is not the only way to travel. Movies can also transport you to different places around the world in the most unusual way. So if you’re looking for something to put you in the mood for...

Cine Manto in Mykonos, Among World's Best Six Open-Air Cinemas

After British media devoted tributes praising two open-air cinemas in Greece -- Cine Paris in Athens and Cine Kamari on the Greek island of Santorini -- the latest "cinema sensation" hitting Brit tabloids is Cine Manto on the Cycladic...

Olympia Dukakis to Star in Stephen King’s ‘Big Driver’

Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis is on-board for a book-to-TV adaptation of the Stephen King novel, "Big Driver." Dukakis, 83, will play the role of Doreen in the upcoming film, which is set to go into production this summer and air on Lifetime...

Artists Taking on the Role of Maria Callas

Many world-renowned stars have expressed their interest in portraying the opera legend Maria Callas, a strong woman with a broken heart, who fell in love with Aristotle Onassis. So, after Marina Abramovic, another strong woman and great artist will star...

4th Athens Open Air Film Festival

Greece is famous for its islands, beaches, and ancient monuments, but a lot of visitors have also come to appreciate its unique open air cinemas. Thanks to the ideal climate of the country, open air cinemas have flourished all over...

Meryl Streep to Play Maria Callas in HBO’s ‘Master Class’

Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep will play legendary Greek opera singer Maria Callas in the HBO movie, "Master Class." Set to begin filming in January, the HBO movie is an adaptation of Terrence McNally's play that centers on Callas' series...

Nick Cassavetes Indie ‘Yellow’ Sets Release Date

The indie drama "Yellow," directed by Greek-American Nick Cassavetes, will get a limited release on August 29, Medient Studios has announced. The studio will initially put the film in theaters across New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago, followed by a...