The actor due to play a young Han Solo in an upcoming Star Wars spin-off has been announced – and it’s Jewish star Alden Ehrenreich.
Mr Ehrenreich, 26, will play the character made famous by Harrison Ford in 1977 in a prequel about the early life of Han Solo, one of the series’ most famous characters.
A JFS teacher turned award-winning filmmaker has claimed that making ground-breaking films is just as challenging as teaching students at the largest Jewish school in Europe.
Neil Grant won a Bafta award for best factual series on Sunday after the success of his three-part Channel 4 documentary The Murder Detectives.
Academy Award-winning actor Dustin Hoffman broke down in tears while learning about his great-grandmother, who escaped a Russian concentration camp.
Sacha Baron-Cohen interviewed a white supremacist who went on to kill three people outside a Jewish community centre, the actor has revealed.
The British comedian filmed a scene with former Klu Klux Klan leader Frazier Glenn Miller - who was later sentenced to death - for his 2009 film Brüno. The footage was not included in the final cut.
Woody Allen has signed a deal with online giant Amazon, selling them the rights to his latest film.
Amazon will screen the film, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Steve Carell and Blake Lively, in cinemas this summer before making it available to customers on its streaming service Amazon Prime Video.
Holocaust film Son of Saul has been nominated for an Academy Award, it was announced on Thursday.
The Hungarian production, which has already won a Golden Globe and a Grand Prix honour from Cannes during the awards season.
It was first shown in Britain at the UK Jewish Film Festival in November.
The secret's out.
James Bond is a Jew.
That's right. Her Majesty's most loyal secret servant, 007, the apple of every woman's eye - is a nice yiddishe boy.
At least, that's what more than 300 people were told at a Limmud session with Rabbi Raphael Zarum, of the London School of Jewish Studies, on Monday afternoon.
Helen Mirren described Israel as “a great, great country” this week at the 29th Israeli Film Festival, where she was awarded the Career Achievement Award.
Upon receiving the award at the event on Wednesday in Beverley Hills, she spoke about her “love [for] Israel” and the impact it had had on her career.
Director Steven Spielberg is reported to be working on a film about President Barack Obama’s legacy.
Although Mr Obama still has over a year left in office, he has been in conversation with the Jurassic Park and Lincoln director about developing a “narrative” for the years after he leaves his post.
Actor Michael Douglas was awarded the “Jewish Nobel” in a lavish ceremony last night in Jerusalem.
Mr Douglas, 70, was honoured with the Genesis prize for his commitment to Jewish values and the Jewish people.
His wife, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, and their two children Dylan and Carys, were all at the event at the Jerusalem Theatre to support him.