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‘Harry Potter’ Producer David Heyman on the Future of Film: ‘We Need the Studios to Make Cinema for the Big Screen’

“Harry Potter” producer David Heyman may have moved into television (his latest series, “Clickbait,” is streaming now on Netflix) but he is, at heart, a cinephile. Which means the last 18 months — a blessing for streamers and a disaster for exhibitors — have left him in a difficult position. “I’m someone who loves the cinema, and I am concerned,” Heyman told Variety during an interview for “Clickbait,” which was produced by Heyday Television, the company he co-owns with NBCUniversal International Studios. “I think it’s really important that we make films for the cinema as well as for the small screen.” Under...
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David Heyman and Tony Ayres on ‘Clickbait,’ the Power of Television and the Possibility of a ‘Harry Potter’ Series

In their new limited Netflix series, “Clickbait,” producers David Heyman and Tony Ayres set out to make something more than just visual clickbait. They wanted a show that blends compulsive viewing with deeper, universal themes. In the series, Adrian Grenier (“Entourage”) plays an outwardly devoted husband and father who finds himself at the centre of a murderous viral video as his family scramble to find him while a ghoulish public (and press) devour the story. “As I move into television, it’s about making shows that stay with you,” said Heyman, who has produced the “Harry Potter” films as well as Quentin Tarantino’s...
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David Heyman Scores TV Rights To ‘Apples Never Fall’ From ‘Big Little Lies’ & ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ Author Liane Moriarty

EXCLUSIVE: Liane Moriarty, the author behind HBO’s Big Little Lies and Hulu’s upcoming Nine Perfect Strangers, is set to have another of her books make it to the small screen. Heyday Television, a joint venture between Harry Potter and Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood producer David Heyman and NBCUniversal...
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