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News Briefs: Robert Vaughn Dies at 83

Robert Vaughn / The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Robert Vaughn: Actor Robert Vaughn, best known for The Magnificent Seven, Bullitt and TV’s The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (above right), has died. He began working on television before moving to the big screen, earning an Academy Award nomination for The Young Philadelphians, and thereafter kept busy in an incredible variety of comic and dramatic roles. He was 83. [New York Times]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts: Director David Yates (Fantastic Beasts and How to Find Them, above), says he is committed to making all five installments in the planned Fantastic Beasts series, though it’s not official at this point. He says: “I only look at it movie to movie.” Yates previously made the final four movies in the Harry Potter series. The first Fantastic Beasts opens on Friday. [THR]

Kodak

Murder on the Orient Express: Kodak has announced that Kenneth Branagh’s upcoming version of Murder on the Orient Express will use 65 mm stock, which will be processed at the company’s new processing facility in the U.K. (above). Other upcoming projects planning to use the large format stock include Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. [Kodak]

Allied

Allied TV Spot: A new television spot for Allied lays out the premise: intelligence officer Brad Pitt is informed that his wife (Marion Cotillard) may be a double agent. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the movie will open in theaters on November 23. [Movieclips]

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