UK pay-tv giant Sky and 17 other global networks have picked up FX/Hulu’s Britney Spears conservatorship follow up. Canada’s Crave, Australia’s Channel Nine, New Zealand’s Three network and Discovery in Italy, the Philippines and Poland have also acquired Controlling Britney Spears, which comes off the back of the landmark Framing Britney Spears from earlier this year. The doc, from Red Arrow Studios label Left/Right and The New York Times, moves the Spears story on to examine precisely how the controversial conservatorship controlled her life. It aired on FX/Hulu last month.
Michael Caine Raindance Honor
Not-retired actor Michael Caine will receive the Raindance Icon Award during this year’s Raindance Film Festival in London. The fest is set to open on October 27 with the UK theatrical premiere of Caine’s latest film, Best Sellers, which the actor recently suggested might be his last acting role,