NEWS AND MEDIA
Based on the best-selling nonfiction book The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor by CNN’s chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper, “The Outpost” chronicles the true story of the 53 U.S. soldiers who tried to repel an overwhelming attack by almost 400 Taliban insurgents at Combat Outpost Keating in northeastern Afghanistan.
The Bulgarian production hub Nu Boyana Film Studios is preparing to break ground on a studio in Thessaloniki, Greece. The partnership with John Kalafatis, CEO of the New York City-based York Studios, will be dubbed Nu Boyana Hellenic, and will highlight the growing cooperation between the neighboring countries, as the introduction of Greece’s 35% cash rebate last year has a ripple effect across the region.
This week York Studios is breaking ground on a $100 million movie studio on a 10-acre vacant lot off the Bruckner Expressway in Soundview. The production complex is about 2 miles from Silvercup Studios’ new $40 million facility in the Port Morris neighborhood, which opened in August. The new production center will be the second for York Studios, which opened a 40,000-square-foot…