Skip to main content
Got a tip?
Image of Scott Roxborough

Scott Roxborough

Europe Bureau Chief

Scott Roxborough is the European Bureau Chief at The Hollywood Reporter and reports on the international film and television industries from Germany, and from film festivals and markets worldwide. He has a particular passion for European arthouse cinema and, from 2004-2019, hosted a weekly film show on German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle.

More from Scott Roxborough

‘The Zone of Interest’ DP Lukasz Zal on Depicting Evil Without the Emotional Manipulation

To work on The Zone of Interest, Jonathan Glazer’s harrowing Holocaust drama about the domestic life of an Auschwitz commandant and his family, Polish cinematographer Lukasz Zal said he had to “forget everything I was taught” about making “beautiful images.” Glazer’s film, loosely adapted from Martin Amis’ 2014 novel, follows the seemingly mundane activities of […]

German Mini-Major Leonine Launches Animation Division With Toon2Tango Acquisition

German mini-major Leonine Studios has taken full control of German animation group Toon2Tango and is using the Munich-based outfit as the basis of a new division, Leonine Animation Studios. Leonine, which acquired a 25.1 percent stake in Toon2Tango in October 2022, will hold 50 percent of the new division, with Toon2Tango principles Hans Ulrich Stoef […]

‘There’s Still Tomorrow’: The Italian Box Office Success Sparking Discussion About Domestic Violence

There’s Still Tomorrow, the new film that has just passed Greta Gerwig’s Barbie to become the most-watched movie in Italy this year, opens on a domestic scene. Delia, played by actress-turned-director Paola Cortellesi, wakes up next to her husband, Ivano (Valerio Mastandrea). “Buongiorno!” she says, brightly. Without a word, he slaps her. Hard. Then, as […]

Mental Health and Female Empowerment: Two Oscar-Qualified Shorts Pushing the Boundaries of African Cinema

In Her Perfect Life, Onajite Johnson-Ibrahim (played by Pearl Thusi) appears to have it all. She’s a 39-year-old entrepreneur with the perfect Instagram profile — a fantastic career, a loving husband (played by Ahmed Ibrahim), and two bright and beautiful children — but Onajite is secretly suffering from depression. She’s contemplating suicide. Iyawo Mi (My […]

Prince Harry Wins Partial Victory With $180K Damages Ruling in Phone Hacking Case

Prince Harry won a partial victory in his legal battle against British tabloid publisher the Mirror Group, when a court awarded the royal $180,000 (140,000 pounds) in damages in his phone-hacking case. Prince Harry accused Mirror Group tabloids of hacking his phone and other illegal activities aimed at finding out private information that could then […]

Netflix Reveals First Images, Release Date for Italian Porn Biopic Series ‘Supersex’

Netflix has dropped its first key art and several new images for Supersex, the hotly anticipated biographical series on Italian porn star Rocco Siffredi. Alessandro Borghi, star of Netflix’s mafia drama series Suburra and 2022 Cannes jury prize winner The Eight Mountains, plays Rocco in the fictionalized take on the porn actor’s life. The seven-episode […]

RTL Group Sells Dutch TV Operation to DPG Media for $1.2B

RTL Group has signed a deal valued at $1.2 billion (1.1 billion euros) to sell its Dutch television operation RTL Nederland to European group DPG Media. The deal comes after Dutch authorities blocked RTL’s original plans to merge its Dutch TV operations with Talpa Networks, the TV group controlled by TV mogul and The Voice […]

Iranian Film ‘No End’ Dropped From Hainan Island Festival, Claims Chinese Censorship

Nader Saeivar’s Iranian drama No End has been dropped from the official selection of the Hainan Island International Film Festival in what filmmakers say was an act of censorship by Chinese authorities. ArtHood Entertainment, which is handling world sales for No End, told The Hollywood Reporter it received a confirmation from the Hainan Island festival […]

‘Anatomy of a Fall’ Leads France’s Lumiere Award Nominations

Justine Triet’s Anatomy Of A Fall is the frontrunner for France’s Lumiere awards, the country’s answer to the Golden Globes, with 6 nominations, including for best film and best director. The courtroom drama, starring Sandra Hüller as a writer who may have murdered her husband, won the Palme d’Or in Cannes this year and swept […]

Saoirse Ronan-Starrer ‘The Outrun’ Leads Berlin Panorama Lineup

Nora Fingscheidt’s The Outrun, a Scotland-set drama starring Saoirse Ronan, will have its international premiere at the 2024 Berlin International Film Festival, screening in Berlin’s Panorama section after its world premiere bow in Sundance. The drama is adapted from Amy Liptrot’s best-selling memoir about a recovering alcoholic — played by four-time Oscar nominee Ronan — who […]

‘Babylon Berlin’ Director Tom Tykwer Returns to Moviemaking With ‘Das Licht’

Tom Tykwer is coming back to the movies. The German director of Run Lola Run and Cloud Atlas has announced his return to filmmaking with the German drama Das Licht (The Light). The feature, which has just wrapped principal photography, is described as a portrait of a family “between collapse and new beginnings” and deals […]

2024 European Shooting Stars Unveiled

European Film Promotion has announced the 10 up-and-coming European acting talents for its 2024 European Shooting Stars list. The actors, which include performers from this year’s award-season contenders Poor Things, Ferrari, and The Peasants, among others, will be lauded at the Berlin International Film Festival in February, next year. The Shooting Stars class of 2024 […]