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Anthony Vinciquerra to Lead Sony Pictures Entertainment
Executive replaces Michael Lynton.Anthony Vinciquerra will become chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) on June 1.Vinciquerra reports to Sony Corporation president and CEO Kazuo Hirai, and replaces Michael Lynton, who announced in January...
Anthony Vinciquerra to Lead Sony Pictures Entertainment
Anthony Vinciquerra will become chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) on June 1.Vinciquerra reports to Sony Corporation president and CEO Kazuo Hirai, and replaces Michael Lynton, who announced in January that he would step down this...
Antonio Banderas, Alec Baldwin Sign on to Lamborghini Project
AMBI Distribution to launch sales in Cannes.Antonio Banderas and Alec Baldwin have signed on to star in the Lamborghini biopic from Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi's AMBI Media Group.AMBI Distribution, the worldwide sales arm of the AMBI Group, is...
Antonio Banderas, Alec Baldwin Sign on to Lamborghini Project
Antonio Banderas and Alec Baldwin have signed on to star in the Lamborghini biopic from Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi's AMBI Media Group.AMBI Distribution, the worldwide sales arm of the AMBI Group, is handling global sales and will introduce the...
Billionaire Naguib Sawaris Launches Film Festival in Luxury El Gouna Resort
Respected Arab cinema expert Intishal Al Tamimi appointed director of the El Gouna Film Festival.Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawaris is launching an international film festival in the luxury Red Sea resort of El Gouna with the inaugural edition to take...
Billionaire Naguib Sawaris Launches Film Festival in Luxury El Gouna Resort
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawaris is launching an international film festival in the luxury Red Sea resort of El Gouna with the inaugural edition to take place Sept 22-29, 2017, unfolding under the timely theme of 'Cinema For Humanity'."We are honoured...
Boyd Holbrook to Star in Juan Cabral's 'Two/One'
Protagonist boards sales for Cannes; Vancouver, Shanghai production start later this year.Bliss Media has announced that Boyd Holbrook will star in Argentine director Juan Cabral's Two/One.Protagonist Pictures is handling international sales in Cannes,...
Boyd Holbrook to Star in Juan Cabral's 'Two/One'
Bliss Media has announced that Boyd Holbrook will star in Argentine director Juan Cabral's Two/One.Protagonist Pictures is handling international sales in Cannes, while Bliss Media fully financed the film and is handling Chinese distribution rights....
'Chaos Walking', 'Flarsky' on Lionsgate International Cannes Slate
Roster includes The Spy Who Dumped Me.Patrick Wachsberger and his team head to the Croisette with a handful of locomotive sales titles led by the $125m Doug Liman sci-fi Chaos Walking.Daisy Ridley from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Tom Holland, star...
Christina Hendricks to Star in 'The Strangers 2'
Bloom handles international sales; Aviron Pictures to distribute in North America.Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison and Lewis Pullman have joined the cast of The Strangers 2, which Bloom will continue to sell on the Croisette.Johannes Roberts will...
Christina Hendricks to Star in 'The Strangers 2'
Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison and Lewis Pullman have joined the cast of The Strangers 2, which Bloom will continue to sell on the Croisette.Johannes Roberts will direct based on a script by Bryan Bertino, who directed the original horror hit in...
Cinelytic to Launch Data-Based Platform in Cannes
EXCLUSIVE: Service designed to promote transparency, risk management in film business.The founders behind a data-driven digital service offering a comprehensive comps database and predictive tools plan to launch their platform in Cannes.Cinelytic is...
Drama Biopic about Muhammad Ali's Brother Heads to Cannes
EXCLUSIVE: Film about Rahaman Ali to be sold by Goalpost Film.Goalpost Film has partnered with Evan J. Bochetto to produce a feature length film based on the life-story of Rahaman Ali, Muhammad Ali's younger brother and only sibling.Currently in development,...
Drama Biopic about Muhammad Ali's Brother Heads to Cannes
Goalpost Film has partnered with Evan J. Bochetto to produce a feature length film based on the life-story of Rahaman Ali, Muhammad Ali's younger brother and only sibling.Currently in development, the film will trace the brothers' life-long relationship...
EU Cinema Admissions Rise to Almost One Billion in 2016
However, revenues declined, with ticket prices falling for the first time in five years.Almost one billion cinema tickets were sold in the 28 EU member states in 2016, according to research carried out by the European Audiovisual Observatory.An estimated...
EU Cinema Admissions Rise to Almost One Billion in 2016
Almost one billion cinema tickets were sold in the 28 EU member states in 2016, according to research carried out by the European Audiovisual Observatory.An estimated 991m tickets were sold, 13.3m more than in 2015 and the highest since 2004.REVENUE...
First Oslo Pix Festival to Open with 'From the Balcony'
Inaugural Norwegian event reveals first wave of programme.Oslo's inaugural Oslo Pix festival (June 8-13) will open with the Norwegian premiere of Ole Giæver's From The Balcony.The film, which had its world premiere in Berlinale Panorama, is about a man...
First Oslo Pix Festival to Open with 'From the Balcony'
Oslo's inaugural Oslo Pix festival (June 8-13) will open with the Norwegian premiere of Ole Giæ ver's From The Balcony.The film, which had its world premiere in Berlinale Panorama, is about a man standing on his balcony in Oslo, who throughout a year...
Geoffrey Rush, Jai Courtney Cast in 'Storm Boy'
Geoffrey Rush and Jai Courtney will star in Ambience Entertainment's family drama Storm Boy, which Kathy Morgan of KMI will introduce to buyers on the Croisette.Production is scheduled to begin in July in South Australia on the contemporary remake of...
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Crosses $500M Worldwide
Marvel Studios tentpole heads into third weekend, while Alien: Covenant debuts in 33 territories.Marvel Studios' Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 has reached $325.8m through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International after adding $11.2m on Wednesday.Combined...
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Crosses $500M Worldwide
Marvel Studios' Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 has reached $325.8m through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International after adding $11.2m on Wednesday.Combined with $175.9m from North America, the film has reached $501.7m worldwide.China is the...
Gunpowder & Sky, Brightlight to Produce 'Summer of '84'
RKSS to direct horror-thriller.Gunpowder & Sky has partnered with Brightlight Pictures to produce Summer Of '84.The horror-thriller is set in 1984 and centres on 15-year-old neighbourhood conspiracy theorist Davey Armstrong who suspects his police...
Gunpowder & Sky, Brightlight to Produce 'Summer of '84'
Gunpowder & Sky has partnered with Brightlight Pictures to produce Summer Of '84.The horror-thriller is set in 1984 and centres on 15-year-old neighbourhood conspiracy theorist Davey Armstrong who suspects his police officer neighbour might be the...
Hugh Bonneville to Star as Roald Dahl in Biopic
Untitled project will chronicle the author's marriage to actress Patricia Neal.Hugh Bonneville will play Roald Dahl in a new film exploring the novelist's marriage to Oscar-winning actress Patricia Neal.London-based outfit Goldcrest Films are financing...
Hugh Bonneville to Star as Roald Dahl in Biopic
Hugh Bonneville will play Roald Dahl in a new film exploring the novelist's marriage to Oscar-winning actress Patricia Neal.London-based outfit Goldcrest Films are financing and will introduce the project to the market at Cannes.Set at the beginning...
IM Global Picks Up Alibaba's 'Once upon A Time'
Project based on the best-selling fantasy novel stars Liu Yifei and Yang Yang.IM Global has picked up international rights to Alibaba Pictures' fantasy romance Once Upon A Time, co-directed by Anthony Molinara and Zhao Xiaoding.Starring Liu Yifei (White...
Jesse Eisenberg, Pierce Brosnan, Vanessa Redgrave to Star in 'The Medusa'
EXCLUSIVE: Fortitude International to launch sales in Cannes.Fortitude International will introduce international buyers in Cannes to The Medusa starring Jesse Eisenberg, Pierce Brosnan and Vanessa Redgrave.Peter Webber will direct his second film based...
Jesse Eisenberg, Pierce Brosnan, Vanessa Redgrave to Star in 'The Medusa'
Fortitude International will introduce international buyers in Cannes to The Medusa starring Jesse Eisenberg, Pierce Brosnan and Vanessa Redgrave.Peter Webber will direct his second film based on a renowned work of art after 2003's Girl With A Pearl...
Lotus, Number 11 to Launch 'Razor' in Cannes
Rob Cohen to direct, produce action tentpole.Lotus Entertainment heads to the Croisette with worldwide rights to Rob Cohen comic-book adaptation Razor under a new deal with Number 11 Films.Cohen, whose credits include XXX and The Fast And The Furious,...
Lotus, Number 11 to Launch 'Razor' in Cannes
Lotus Entertainment heads to the Croisette with worldwide rights to Rob Cohen comic-book adaptation Razor under a new deal with Number 11 Films.Cohen, whose credits include XXX and The Fast And The Furious, wrote the screenplay and is producing the project...
Richard E. Grant, Jeremy Irvine, Sam Neill Join 'The Guinea Pig Club'
Radiant Films International to launch sales in Cannes.Richard E. Grant, Jeremy Irvine, and Sam Neill will star in the historical drama The Guinea Pig Club, which Radiant Films International will introduce to Cannes buyers.Roger Donaldson is in final...
TriCoast Worldwide Boards International Sales on 'Hickok'
Cinedigm to release Cannes sales title in North America in July.TriCoast Worldwide has acquired international rights to Timothy Woodward Jr.'s Hickok TriCoast will screen and sell the western in Cannes, where one buyer will receive the cowboy hat worn...
TriCoast Worldwide Boards International Sales on 'Hickok'
TriCoast Worldwide has acquired international rights to Timothy Woodward Jr.'s HickokTriCoast will screen and sell the western in Cannes, where one buyer will receive the cowboy hat worn by Luke Hemsworth who portrays Wild Bill Hickok in the film.Cinedigm...
'Wolf and Sheep', 'The Levelling' Directors Picked for Europe! Voices of Women 2017
10 directors will be presented at Sydney Film Festival.European Film Promotion (EFP) has announced the line-up for its second year of Europe! Voices of Women in Film at the Sydney Film Festival.The selection includes both new and established female European...
'Wolf and Sheep', 'The Levelling' Directors Picked for Europe! Voices of Women 2017
European Film Promotion (EFP) has announced the line-up for its second year of Europe! Voices of Women in Film at the Sydney Film Festival.The selection includes both new and established female European directors, with the aim being to introduce them...
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