Fox Archives: 30th anniversary for ‘The Omen’ (1976)

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“The Omen,” produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Film, was the first in the horror movie series. It was released in U.S. theaters on June 25, 1976. Here’s the original publicity poster for the film, as well as the trailer: “When Kathy Thorn (Lee Remick) gives birth to a stillborn baby, her husband Robert…

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Fox Archives: Rare photos of the 1938 premiere of ‘In Old Chicago’ at the Four Star Theatre in Los Angeles

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As part of the Fox Archives’ Notable Title project, I am currently processing (organizing, rehousing and cataloging) the film “In Old Chicago,” which was produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Film in 1938. In addition to being almost 80 years old, this film: Won two Oscars and was nominated for another four (one of…

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21CF holds special screening of ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ in London co-hosted by Executive Chairmen Rupert Murdoch and Lachlan Murdoch

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21st Century Fox hosted a special screening of 20th Century Fox Film’s “X-Men: Apocalypse” last night at the Ham Yard Hotel in London. Executive Chairmen Rupert Murdoch and Lachlan Murdoch shared remarks at the event and were joined by special guests James McAvoy and Ben Hardy, who star in the action film. Also in attendance…

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Surprise: 20th Century Fox Film, James Cameron to release four (not three) ‘Avatar’ sequels, first to hit Christmas 2018

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What’s better than three “Avatar” sequels? Four of them. At the end of 20th Century Fox Film’s CinemaCon presentation today, filmmaker and driving force behind the first “Avatar” film James Cameron made a surprise appearance and announced that there will be four sequels to the highest-grossing film of all time, one more than previously announced.…

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20th Century Fox Film wins four Oscars at the 2016 Academy Awards

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20th Century Fox Film won four Oscars at the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 28. Here’s a list of their wins: Best Directing: Alejandro G. Iñárritu for “The Revenant” Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio for “The Revenant” Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki for “The Revenant” Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance for “Bridge of Spies” Congratulations to…

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David Hill talks Oscars production: Acceptance speech innovation, diversity, Chris Rock and more

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David Hill had a storied, decades-long career with 21CF in which he led and helped launch and establish many of its television businesses, including co-founding Sky Television, the Fox Network, FOX Sports and the FOX regional sports networks. Last year, David launched a 21CF-backed production venture called HILLY, which is co-producing the 88th Academy Awards.…

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