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‘Hanksfest’ Hitting Theatres to Celebrate Tom Hanks This Summer

‘Hanksfest’ Hitting Theatres to Celebrate Tom Hanks This Summer

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“Forrest Gump” is one of four Tom Hanks films being screened as part of Cineplex’s Hanksfest this summer. (HANDOUT)

Fans of actor Tom Hanks will get their fill this summer at a movie theatre event dedicated entirely to the legendary actor.

Hanksfest is hitting Cineplex theatres nationwide beginning July 6, showcasing a month of Hanks’ most iconic films on the big screen.

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Actress Taylor Hickson Sues After Injury on Winnipeg Film Set

Actress Taylor Hickson Sues After Injury on Winnipeg Film Set

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Actress Taylor Hickson following a facial injury suffered on a Winnipeg film set in December 2016. (HANDOUT)

Actress Taylor Hickson has filed a lawsuit against the production company of a film she shot in Winnipeg last winter after suffering a disfiguring facial injury.

Hickson, 20, was working on the set of the indie horror flick “Ghostland” in December 2016 when the director, Pascal Laugier, instructed her to crash through a glass door with her face next to the glass pane.

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‘A Life on the Line’: Manitoba Filmmaker Returns to Rural Roots

‘A Life on the Line’: Manitoba Filmmaker Returns to Rural Roots

By RoseAnna Schick (@ras_creative)

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A Life on the Line premieres January 14 at 6 p.m. on APTN. (A LIFE ON THE LINE / HANDOUT)
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Filmmaker Sam Karney revisits his roots in the one-hour documentary. (A LIFE ON THE LINE / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — When Sam Karney set out to make a news piece about his father’s trapline, he unknowingly set the course for something much larger. This weekend, his one-hour documentary “A Life on the Line” debuts on APTN, revealing what turned out to be a heart-warming story about reconnecting with family, tradition, and history.

“For as long as I can remember, fur trapping has been in my life,” says Karney, a Métis filmmaker from Roblin, Manitoba. “My dad Chuck started working on a trapline when I was very young, so to me, the sights and smells became everyday things.”

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Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

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Actor Henry Cavill poses with student dancers at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet on Friday, March 17, 2017. (@RWBALLET / INSTAGRAM)

Hollywood heavyweights in Winnipeg this winter have been taking in the local sights while not busy on area film sets.

The latest actor to appear in public on Friday was Henry Cavill, who is starring in “Nomis,” alongside Stanley Tucci and Sir Ben Kingsley.

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Sir Ben Kingsley to Shoot ‘Nomis’ in Winnipeg

Sir Ben Kingsley to Shoot ‘Nomis’ in Winnipeg

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Sir Ben Kingsley (WIKIPEDIA)

WINNIPEG — Legendary actor Sir Ben Kingsley will soon be in the city to film an upcoming film called “Nomis.”

The Oscar winner, 73, will join Henry Cavill and Alexandra Daddario on the big screen under director David Raymond.

“I can’t wait to go to Canada and freeze my butt off for the first time this winter!,” Cavill said in an Instagram post.

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‘Chucky 7’ Filming Scenes in Downtown Winnipeg

‘Chucky 7’ Filming Scenes in Downtown Winnipeg

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“Cult of Chucky” will begin filming in Winnipeg next week. (UNIVERSAL PICTURES)

WINNIPEG — The seventh installment of the “Chucky” horror series will begin filming in Winnipeg on January 9.

Actress Jennifer Tilly returns for “Cult of Chucky” under writer/director Don Mancini.

The feature film is a continuation in the franchise about a dangerous and possessed doll that first made its appearance on the big screen in 1988.

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