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Acclaimed Director Lanthimos To Participate in 2019 Cannes Film Festival Jury

Acclaimed Greek film director Yorgos Lanthimos will be among the members of this year's jury for the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival, the event organizers announced on Monday. Lanthimos will be one of the four male members of the eight-member...

Exclusive: A Greek-American is Building the Largest Movie Studio in New York City

After creating four giants in New York City’s construction sector, serial-entrepreneur John Kalafatis, has started the development of a hundred-million-dollar movie studio in the Big Apple, tapping into the city’s booming movie-industry.

Trailer of New Movie by Greek Director Lanthimos Released (video)

The first trailer of the new movie 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos has been released. The trailer burns with a cold intensity, as cryptic scenes from the film play over a girl’s a capella...

Greeks are too Poor for Culture and Entertainment

Forget plate-breaking and showering bouzouki singers with trays of flowers, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released figures on Greek participation in culture and entertainment and showed that few Greeks can afford a good time. The results showed that in...

Ted Sarandos Talks Netflix Boom and Greek Heritage

We caught up with Netflix's content mastermind, Ted Sarandos, to discuss the online network's rapid expansion as well as his company's nine Golden Globe nominations. Ted Sarandos, a Greek-American whose family hails from the Greek island of Samos, has been...

Exclusive: Hollywood Calls For Paleokostas?

A Hollywood-based journalist has spent a year working on the movie-like story of Greek bandit Vassilis Paleokostas, the Greek Reporter can reveal today. Paleokostas, 46, famously escaped from Korydallos prison in a helicopter for the second time in 2009,...

Olympia Dukakis May Play Anna Madrigal from ‘Tales of the City’

There are rumors circulating that Olympia Dukakis will be playing Anna Madrigal, an older transgender lady from Armistead Maupin's series of books, "Tales of the City." Armistead Maupin, who is getting ready to release his ninth book of the series,...

‘Big,’ Starring Tom Hanks & Elizabeth Perkins, Celebrates 25 Years

"Big," the 1988 comedy starring Greek-American actress Elizabeth Perkins and self-proclaimed "110% Greek" actor Tom Hanks, is celebrating 25 years since its release, and Fox Home Entertainment has put together a special anniversary collectible Blu-Ray/DVD in its honor. Hanks, who...

‘Hercules’ Films to Battle it Out in 2014

With two "Hercules" films on the horizon, it's going to be a battle of the same god in 2014. A release date for "Hercules: The Legend Begins," starring Kellan Lutz, has just been announced for February 7, and "Hercules"...