On Sunday, 21st Century Fox earned 10 awards from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), which hosted its annual ceremony in London. Fox Searchlight’s “The Favourite” headlined the evening with seven wins, while National Geographic celebrated its first BAFTA for a documentary in its history with its win for “Free Solo.”
This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF’s fiscal Q2 2019 earnings, “Deadpool 2” surpassing its predecessor at the global box office, FOX and FX’s announcements at the winter 2019 TCA press tour, “The Simpsons” getting two more seasons and more.
21st Century Fox received an industry-leading 21 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards this morning. Fox Searchlight was recognized with 15 nominations, including 10 for “The Favourite,” tied for the most for any film.