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Actor Sean Penn Directing Film in Winnipeg This Summer

Actor Sean Penn Directing Film in Winnipeg This Summer

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Sean Penn (WIKIPEDIA)

Actor Sean Penn is directing a film in Winnipeg this summer.

As ChrisD.ca first reported in January, the Oscar winner was in the city earlier this year scouting locations for his shoot.

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Netflix Rejects Request to Remove Lac-Megantic Images from ‘Bird Box’

Netflix Rejects Request to Remove Lac-Megantic Images from ‘Bird Box’

By Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press

Lac-Megantic, Quebec
Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac-Megantic, Que., Saturday, July 6, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

MONTREAL — Netflix is refusing to remove from its hit movie “Bird Box” footage of the rail explosion that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, despite an appeal from the town’s mayor.

But the streaming company has said it will ensure no future productions on its platform use images of the disaster for entertainment, according to Lac-Megantic Mayor Julie Morin, who spoke to a Netflix representative Thursday.

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Manitoba Credit for Film, TV Touted as Among Most Generous in Canada

Manitoba Credit for Film, TV Touted as Among Most Generous in Canada

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is making its tax credit for film and video productions permanent and hinting at more help for the industry despite a consultant’s report that called for a reduction.

The tax credit, touted by the province as one of the biggest in Canada, was to expire at the end of this year. But it has proven effective in attracting projects and jobs, Culture Minister Cathy Cox said Tuesday.

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Molly Ringwald to Film Scenes for ‘Siberia’ in Winnipeg

Molly Ringwald to Film Scenes for ‘Siberia’ in Winnipeg

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Actress and singer Molly Ringwald performs with her band at the Jazz Cafe in central London on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. (GRANT POLLARD/INVISION/AP)

WINNIPEG — Actress Molly Ringwald will soon be making her return to Winnipeg to join production on the upcoming romantic thriller “Siberia,” ChrisD.ca has learned.

The film, starring Keanu Reeves, has been shooting in the city and around the province, including in Marquette, Manitoba.

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