Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.
Berlin Film Festival announces final additions to Competition section lineup (Variety).
German director Oskar Sulowski wins this year’s Made in Germany — Perspektive Fellowship for his feature film treatment Rosebuds (THR).
Goldcrest Films takes international sales rights on Roland Emmerich’s Stonewall (THR).
China Lion Film Distribution picks up Running Man and Somewhere Only We Know for release in US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand (Deadline).
Films Boutique nabs international sales rights to Chasuke’s Journey (Variety).
Amazon Studios announces plan to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release (THR).
The Slamdance Film Festival selects jury members for documentary, narrative, and shorts competition (Variety).
Tye Sheridan lands starring role in Christopher Smith’s psychological thriller Detour (THR).
Last Days in Vietnam to stream online for free for three days next month through PBS-related websites and related digital video outlets (Deadline).
Joel and Ethan Coen named presidents of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival jury (The Wrap).
Heather Morris and Meredith Hagner join the cast of road comedy Folk Hero & Funny Guy (Deadline).
Sky commissions two new series The Five and Birthday (Deadline).
HBO’s planned February Game of Thrones special revealed to be behind the scenes look at season 5 (EW).
PBS orders six-episode untitled Civil War drama (THR).
Netflix orders comedy series Flaked from Will Arnett (THR).
RIP: Director Tony Verna dies at 81 (Deadline).
Sony Pictures Television and Televisa have begun production in Mexico on El Dandy, series inspired by Donnie Brasco (THR).
Entertainment One Television nabs worldwide distribution rights outside the UK, Australia, and New Zealand for David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef (Deadline).
No new trailers released yesterday…