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Articles from June 2017

China Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Conquers the Weekend
Pirates Of The Caribbean takes weekly crown; Dangal hits $160m.Thanks to the Dragon Boat Festival and the Children's Day holidays, last week's box office soared by approximately 53% week-on-week, heralding a strong start to the summer months.Disney's...
El Gouna Film Festival Announces $200,000 Worth of Cash Prizes
New Egyptian festival will unfold in luxury Red Sea resort of El Gouna this September.Egypt's fledgling El Gouna Film Festival has announced it will hand out more than $200,000 worth of cash prizes to the winners of its first edition, running Sept 22-19,...
eOne Announce Key TV Acquisition Hire
Noel Hedges joins from DRG and will be based in London.Entertainment One (eOne) has announced that Noel Hedges will join the company as executive vice president of acquisitions, eOne television.In this newly-created role, Hedges will focus on acquiring...
Paolo Sorrentino's Silvio Berlusconi Project Lands at Focus
Pathé to sell Italian-language Loro outside Italy.Focus Features has acquired Italian rights to Paolo Sorrentino's Loro (Them) starring Toni Servillo (pictured) as Silvio Berlusconi, the controversial and larger-than-life former prime minister, Mediaset...
Sunny Side of the Doc Strikes Enhanced China Partnership
French documentary marketplace plots increased China presence.Sunny Side of the Doc (June 11-19), the Paris-based marketplace for factual content, has struck a deal to ramp up the presence of China at the event.The partnership, which is with Chinese...
Terry Gilliam Finishes 'Don Quixote' Shoot after 17 Years
Director celebrates wrapping production on the long delayed project.Terry Gilliam has finished shooting The Man Who Killed Don Quixote after struggling to make the film for nearly 20 years.In a celebratory Facebook post, the director said: "Sorry for...
'The Villainess' to Close New York Asian Film Festival
Centerpiece Gala is North American premiere of Filipino thriller Birdshot.The US premiere of Jung Byung-gil's revenge thriller and recent Cannes Midnight screening The Villainess will close the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), set to run from...
UK Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Posts Chart-Topping Debut
Paramount's Baywatch lands second with seven-day $5.96m (£4.63m) total.UK TOP FIVERanking Film/Distributor Weekend gross Running total1 Wonder Woman (WB) $7.9m (£6.18m) $7.9m (£6.18m)2 Baywatch (Paramount) $5.96m (£4.63m) $5.96m (£4.63m)3 Pirates Of...
'Wonder Woman' Lassoes $122.5M in International Debut (Update)
JUNE 5 UPDATE: Director Patty Jenkins, star Gal Gadot drive strong launches in 55 markets; Disney crosses $2bn at international box office; Pirates 5 hits $500m.WARNER BROS PICTURES INTERNATIONALUPDATE: Wonder Woman brought in $125m on 34,775 screens...
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