- 28 May 2017
Joaquin Phoenix won Best Actor for his performance in You Were Never Really Here. Best Screenplay was jointly awarded to Lynne Ramsay (You Were Never Really Here) and Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou (The Killing of a Sacred Deer), both Film4 backed.
- 15 May 2017
Element Pictures and Scarlet Films announced today that principal photography on The Favourite has wrapped in London.
- 13 April 2017
The Killing of a Sacred Deer from director Yorgos Lanthimos and Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here will screen In Competition, while John Cameron Mitchell’s How to Talk to Girls at Parties will show Out of Competition.
- 21 March 2017
Based on the critically acclaimed stage musical by Ché Walker and Arthur Darvill that premiered at The Young Vic, the feature will be directed by Tinge Krishnan (Junkhearts), who was awarded a BAFTA for her short film Shadowscan.
- 9 February 2017
Aubrey Plaza (Parks And Recreation, Safety Not Guaranteed), Emile Hirsch (Lone Survivor, Milk, Into The Wild), Jemaine Clement (What We Do In The Shadows), Matt Berry (Moon), and Craig Robinson (Morris From America, This Is The End, Pineapple Express) head the cast in the film
- 7 February 2017
The film is inspired by the Channel 4 British documentary The Wrestlers: Fighting With My Family and tells the story of reformed gangster and former wrestler Ricky, his wife Julia, daughter Saraya and son Zak who make a living performing in tiny venues across the country.