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Ambitious BRON Expands Executive Suite
Company credits include Sundance hits Assassination Nation, Leave No Trace.Aaron L. Gilbert’s BRON is ramping up with the announcement of several key executive hires and promotions and a move into larger offices in Beverly Hills.Priscila Costa Lima has...
'Avengers: Infinity War' Climbs to $95M International after Two Days
Superhero tentpole to open in China to open on May 11.Disney executives reported on Friday (April 27) that Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War has reached an estimated $95m from 43 territories after the first two days internationally.This combines...
Bankside Hires Sophie Green as Head of Acquisitions and Development (Exclusive)
Green joins from WestEnd Films.UK sales outfit Bankside Films has appointed Sophie Green as its head of acquisitions and development.Sophie GreenGreen joins from WestEnd Films where she held the same position since 2016. Before then, she had roles at...
Cannes Film Festival Launches Sexual Harassment Hotline
It’s one of a raft of measures aimed at combatting the issue of sexual harassment.The Cannes Film Festival will put in a place sexual harassment hotline during its 71st edition (May 9-19), as a part of a raft of measures aimed at combatting the issue...
Celluloid Dreams Takes Rights to Hermann Vaske's Doc 'Why Are We Creative?' (Exclusive)
Feature-length doc includes interviews with David Bowie, Björk, Wim Wenders, David Lynch, Angelina Jolie, Quentin Tarantino, Bono and Diane Kruger.‘Why Are We Creative?’Paris-based sales company Celluloid Dreams has taken world sales rights to Hermann...
Colin Firth, Julie Walters to Star in 'The Secret Garden' for Studiocanal, Heyday
Marc Munden directs from a script by Jack Thorne.Julie Walters, Colin FirthColin Firth and Julie Walters are set to star in a new version of The Secret Garden from Heyday Films and Studiocanal, who previously collaborated on Paddington.The script from...
Emotional Fox Chief Stacey Snider Addresses Disney Merger at CinemaCon
Footage from Bohemian Rhapsody, Widows, The Hate U Give, Predators.Stacey SniderAn emotional Stacey Snider, chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox, addressed the looming Disney merger at the studio’s Thursday morning (April 26) CinemaCon presentation,...
eOne, CBS Films to Co-Finance 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark'
Producers schedule summer start in Toronto.Guillermo del ToroeOne, CBS Films will co-finance Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark from producer Guillermo del Toro as Sierra/Affinity prepares to introduce the project in Cannes.André Øvredal (Trollhunter)...
Eva Green, Kathy Bates Join Sci-Fi Thriller 'A Patriot'
The Exchange to commence sales in Cannes next month.Eva Green, Kathy BatesEva Green and Kathy Bates have joined Ed Skrein in the sci-fi thriller A Patriot, which The Exchange will be selling in Cannes.The project is in pre-production and takes place...
Inside out Toronto LGBT Film Festival Unveils Finance Forum Projects (Exclusive)
Effie Brown, Howard Rosenman among participating industry executives.Effie Brown, Howard RosenmanThe 28th annual Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival has announced the eight selected feature film projects included in this year’s second annual Finance...
Jinga Boosts Cannes Slate with Three Acquisitions (Exclusive)
Company adds The Cleaning Lady, Central Park, and Framed.UK genre specialists Jinga Films has added three titles to its Cannes slate ahead of next month’s market.’Framed’The Cleaning Lady stars Alexis Kendra (Valentine’s Day) in the story of a lonely...
MoviePass Blocks Repeat Viewings, Does Not Rule out Return to 'Unlimited' Offer
CEO Of fast-growing subscription service targets five million by end of year.Hollywood signAs Avengers: Infinity War targets a record opening weekend in North America, MoviePass, the subscription service that has come under fire from critics who say...
Ralph Fiennes to Star in Chris Addison Comedy 'Hallelujah'
Altitude acquires international rights to the film, which is due to shoot in early 2019.Ralph FiennesRalph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel) will star in comedy Hallelujah for director Chris Addison (The Thick Of It).Altitude Films Sales has acquired...
Rob Brydon Comedy 'Swimming with Men' to Close 2018 Edinburgh Film Festival
Oliver Parker’s film will have its UK premiere at the event on Sunday July 1.‘Swimming With Men’Edinburgh Film Festival (20 June - 1 July) has announced the UK premiere of British comedy Swimming With Men as its closing night film.Directed by Oliver...
Sundance London Adds 'First Reformed' with Ethan Hawke to 2018 Programme
New additions include a ‘Films That Made Me’ strand featuring Jennifer Fox, Debra Granik and Desiree Akhavan.Ethan Hawke in ‘First Reformed’Sundance London (May 31-June 3) has topped up its programme ahead of its sixth edition, which will be held at...
Surrogacy Drama 'Anchor and Hope' Set for UK Release Via Network
Drama stars Game Of Thrones Oona Chaplin and Natalia Tena.‘Anchor And Hope’Anchor And Hope, the surrogacy drama from director Carlos Marques-Marcet, will get a UK theatrical release in July 20 via Network Releasing.The film, which stars Game Of Thrones...
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