Magazine article Screen International

Temple', 'Drone', 'The Titan' among Signature's Cannes Deals

Magazine article Screen International

Temple', 'Drone', 'The Titan' among Signature's Cannes Deals

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UK distributor Signature Entertainment has revealed five all rights acquisitions secured at the Cannes Film Festival.

It has struck two deals with Voltage Pictures, including for Lennart Ruff's sci-fiepic The Titan, which is set to star Sam Worthington (Avatar), Taylor Schilling (Orange Is The New Black), Tom Wilkinson (Batman Begins), Agyness Deyn (Hail, Caesar!) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game Of Thrones).

The film follows a military experiment designed to genetically evolve a man to be sent into space that goes horribly wrong, with the side effects threatening humanity itself. It is set for a release in 2017.

The company has also picked up John Stockwell's thriller Temple from Voltage, which sees Wesley Snipes (Blade) leading a team of trained military operatives who find themselves trapped in an isolated compound where they begin to experience horrific phenomena.

It has also struck a deal with Fine Cut for John H. Lee's Operation Chromite [pictured], which stars Liam Neeson (Taken) as a US army general during the Korean War. …

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