The DIFF Weekly Round-Up: Friday 3rd August

A weekly round-up of film news, events and cinema releases.

Some news from the week-

1. The San Sebastian International Film Festival has revealed its opening film to be Unexpected Love, by Argentinian director Juan Vera. Read further on Variety.

2. Andy Serkis, director of the upcoming Mowgli, is set to direct a film adaptation of the George Orwell novel Animal Farm for Netflix. Read more on The Hollywood Reporter.

3. Margot Robbie joins Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron in the upcoming Fox News/Roger Ailes film titled Fair and Balanced. Read more on The Guardian. 

4. The Screen Directors Guild of Ireland, in association with the Directors Guild of America, has announced the Directors Finders Series 2018. Read all about it on Scannain.

5. Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage to Star in upcoming Rumpelstiltskin Movie for Sony. Read more on The Hollywood Reporter. 

New releases in cinema this week-

*Sicilian Ghost Story- Directed by Antonio Piazza and Fabio Grassadonia, starring Julia Jedlikowska, Gaetano Fernandez, Corinne Musallari, Andrea Falzone, Federico Finocchiaro.

"After the boy she loves vanishes, a teenage girl ventures into the forest to search for him"

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies- Directed by Peter Rida Michail and Aaron Horvath, starring Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton, Tara Strong, Hynden Walch, Will Arnett, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage, Halsey, Lil’ Yachty.

"It seems that all the major superheroes out there are starring in their own movies -- all but the Teen Titans. Robin is bound and determined to remedy that situation by becoming a star instead of a sidekick. With a few madcap ideas and a song in their hearts, the Teen Titans head to Hollywood to fulfill their dreams. Things soon go awry, however, when a supervillain plans to take over the planet -- putting the very fate of the young heroes on the line."

*This film was part of the #DIFF18 selections