In today's movie news round, the "Men In Black" film round completes its cast, "93Queen" gets distributed and a documentary by Moe Berg is in progress.
Les Twins, Kumail Nanjiani and Rafe Spall have teamed with Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson and Liam Neeson of Sony Pictures' spin-off "Men in Black".
The film was filmed in London. F. Gary Gray leads the film based on a script by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway. Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald produce; Steven Spielberg is executive producer, David Beaubaire is responsible for Sony
The film will be released on June 14, 2019. Les Twins are Laurent Nicolas Bourgeois and Larry Nicolas Bourgeois, a self-taught duo that became known street dance videos were uploaded to YouTube. They became the star dancers at the Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil. They then became the only dancers who danced alongside Beyonce for the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour and again with Beyonce and Jay-Z for their On The Run tour.
Abramorama has acquired US and Canadian theater rights to Paula Eiselt's feature film debut "93Queen".
The film takes place in the Hasidic enclave Borough Park in Brooklyn and follows a group of stubborn Hasidic women who establish patriarchy in their community through the creation of Ezras Nashim, the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in the United States.
"93Queen" premiered at the International Film Festival 2018 Hot Docs. Abramorama will open the film on July 25 at the IFC Center in NYC and then select cities.
The film revolves around Rachel "Ruchie" Freier, the founder of Ezras Nashim, a Hasidic lawyer and mother of six, determined to provide dignified emergency medical care to Hasidic women and girls in the neighborhood.
Aviva Kempner has finished the production of "Moe Berg", the first feature film documentary about the enigmatic and brilliant baseball player who spy during the World War II for the US Strategic Services Office (OSS
Berg not only played for the last Washington Senators team in a World Series (1933), but also trained with the OSS not far from the team's home – Griffith Stadium. Kempner is on schedule to attend major film festivals before "Moe Berg" will be released nationwide on the opening day of the 2019 MLB season. The film will feature rare historical footage as well as insightful interviews featuring an all-star list of celebrities and other people from the world of sports, spycraft and history.
Berg played on five different baseball teams in the 1920s. In the '30s, he spoke a variety of languages, earned degrees from Princeton University and Columbia University Law School, and attended the Sorbonne. On June 22, IFC released The Catcher Was a Spy with Paul Rudd.
Kempner said, "With the recent release of 'The Catcher was a spy, Moe Berg finally achieved the notoriety he so deserved Hero of World War II."