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Dominic Purcell

Red Sea Media to handle Gridlocked at AFM

31-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The action-thriller stars Dominic Purcell, Danny Glover, Cody Hackman and Stephen Lang and is in post.

Charlie Hunnam

Charlie Hunnam joins Thai boxing thriller

31-Oct-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: HanWay to sell Jean-Stephane Sauvaire’s Thai boxing prison thriller A Prayer Before Dawn at AFM.

Ryan Kwanten

Voltage boards Blunt Force Trauma

31-Oct-2014 | By

Nicolas Chartier’s Voltage Pictures has strengthened its AFM war chest with international rights to the action title starring Ryan Kwanten, Freida Pinto and Mickey Rourke.

Wild Bunch to launch pan-European digital distribution

31-Oct-2014 | By Melanie Goodfellow

First title destined for e-distribution slate is Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno. Company will be on hunt for suitable titles at the AFM.

R Gervais

Ricky Gervais comedy heads to AFM

31-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Gervais to write, direct and star alongside Eric Bana; Protagonist to sell.

Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie horror heads to production

31-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Halloween-set horror 31 AFM-bound with Protagonist.

Bruce Willis

QED to sell Magic City feature

31-Oct-2014 | By

Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Olga Kurylenko, Danny Huston and Kelly Lynch will star in the adaptation that QED will introduce at AFM.

Bravetown

Lightning invites buyers to Bravetown

31-Oct-2014 | By

Lightning Entertainment has bolstered its AFM slate with international sales rights to the drama starring Lucas Till, Josh Duhamel and hot awards contender Laura Dern.

Boulevard

IFP to kick off Boulevard sales

31-Oct-2014 | By

Inception Film Partners will be at AFM screening and selling international territories on the Tribeca world premiere starring the late Robin Williams.

Paz Vega

Paz Vega joins SJP in Rome

31-Oct-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

Paz Vega has joined Sarah Jessica Parker, Claudia Cardinale, Rosie Day and Raoul Bova in All Roads Lead To Rome.

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Family film Mummy heads to AFM

31-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Dutch sales agent Dutch Features Global Entertainment to screen family film at market.

Sam Raimi

Good Universe AFM-bound on A Man In The Dark

30-Oct-2014 | By

The company will launch pre-sales next week on A Man In The Dark from Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert’s Ghost House Pictures.

Liz Garbus

Garbus to direct Niederhoffer comedy

30-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Goldcrest to bring comedy Taxonomy to AFM.

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Sierra/Affinity boards Godmother

30-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Sierra/Affinity looks set to fire up the market with its biopic starring Catherine Zeta-Jones as Colombian drug boss Griselda Blanco.

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Open Road, FilmNation strike pact

30-Oct-2014 | By

Tom Ortenberg is pushing into international sales and distribution and has formed an alliance with Glen Basner to assist in selling and servicing the slate.

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Little Film Company rides high on Northern Soul

30-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Robbie Little’s The Little Film Company swings into the AFM looking to find a US buyer and close outstanding territories on UK art house smash Northern Soul.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

DDI takes flight with Byrd And The Bees

30-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Double Dutch International (DDI) heads to the AFM with the coming-of-age story starring Tracy Spiridakos, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Bo Mikkelsen

Indie Sales boards What We Become

30-Oct-2014 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Picture marks Danish Bo Mikkelsen’s feature debut after critically acclaimed short Tabu.

Mark Wahlberg

Deepwater Horizon heads to AFM

30-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate International will kick off pre-sales in Santa Monica next week on the Mark Wahlberg starrer from JC Chandor.

Tales Of Halloween

Epic boards Tales Of Halloween

30-Oct-2014 | By

Epic Pictures Group heads to the AFM with the timely horror anthology from 11 directors including Saw veteran Darren Lynn Bousman and Neil Marshall.

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Starz brings Northmen to US, Canada

30-Oct-2014 | By

The company has acquired North American theatrical and US Pay-TV rights to Northmen – A Viking Saga from Ascot Elite Entertainment Group.

The Horde

Horror Icons bring The Horde to Life

30-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: LA-based 313 Films are heading to AFM to meet with sales agents on feature debut The Horde, currently shooting in LA.

Naomi Watts

IM Global sees Three Generations

30-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Naomi Watts will star alongside Susan Sarandon and Elle Fanning in the comedic drama that IM Global is bringing to the AFM.

Brendan Muldowney

XYZ goes on Pilgrimage for AFM

29-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: XYZ Films has come on as executive producer and worldwide sales agent on the Ireland-Belgium action-thriller from Brendan Muldowney.

John Travolta

Voltage sparks to Life On The Line

29-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Nicolas Chartier and his team will introduce international buyers at AFM to the action drama starring John Travolta, Kate Bosworth and Sharon Stone.

Preggoland

Lightning gets hitched to Preggoland

29-Oct-2014 | By

Lightning Entertainment heads to the AFM with Jacob Tierney’s comedy that premiered in Toronto.

Zoe Kravitz

Unified, Media House Capital prep Vincent-N-Roxxy

29-Oct-2014 | By

Fortitude International will introduce AFM buyers to the action crime drama starring Emile Hirsch and Zoë Kravitz. WME Global represents US rights.

Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar, Icon join Bollywoof Tale

29-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Big Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar attached; Icon takes UK rights.

Imogen Poots

WestEnd enters Green Room

29-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: UK sales outfit boards thriller starring Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots.

X + Y

Bankside scores X+Y deals

29-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: France, Australia, Canada, Japan among deals for Toronto hit.

Kampai For The Love Of Sake

Fortissimo drinks to Kampai! For The Love of Sake

29-Oct-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

Fortissimo takes world rights except Japan for Mirai Konishi’s feature documentary Kampai! For The Love Of Sake.

Dustin Lance Black

The Exchange boards prestige pair for AFM

28-Oct-2014 | By

The Exchange heads to the AFM with a pair of prestige titles including Dustin Lance Black’s The Statistical Probability Of Love At First Sight.

Keanu Reeves

Lotus to sell Replicas at AFM

28-Oct-2014 | By

With one week to go before the start of the market a number of projects are trickling in, led by Lotus Entertainment’s sci-fi thriller Replicas and Dark Was The Night from Premiere Entertainment Group.

Sunstroke

Wild Bunch gets behind Mikhalkov’s Sunstroke

28-Oct-2014 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: French sales company also set to launch new films by Leconte and Delpy at AFM.

K5 boards Walken, Heard comedy-drama

28-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Walken, Amber Heard star in New York comedy-drama.

Comet

Comet lands at Content Media, IFC

28-Oct-2014 | By

Content Media has bulked up its AFM slate with international rights to the rom-com starring Emmy Rossum and Justin Long.

Three Night Stand

Freestyle to release Three Night Stand

27-Oct-2014 | By

Freestyle has acquired US theatrical and digital rights from Myriad Pictures to the rom-com, which Myriad will be selling at the AFM.

Guten Tag Ramon

Mongrel lines up FIP duo for AFM

27-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Mongrel International heads to the AFM with a pair of titles from Fox International Productions (FIP) including Mexican box office sensation Guten Tag, Ramon.

Russell Brand

StudioCanal brings 3D Crusoe, Russell Brand doc to AFM

27-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Russell Brand teams with Michael Winterbottom on financial crisis doc.

Ben Wheatley

Ben Wheatley to direct Free Fire

24-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Kill List and High-Rise director to tackle action film; Protagonist to introduce at AFM.

James Franco and Megan Fox

James Franco’s Zeroville assembles star cast

24-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Seth Rogen, Jacki Weaver, Megan Fox, Will Ferrell to star; Embankment to sell.

Animal Crackers

Odin's Eye boards Animal Crackers

24-Oct-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Sales to kick off at AFM.

Anthony Hopkins

Electric plugs into Anthony Hopkins' Go With Me

23-Oct-2014 | By

Thriller to be directed by Daniel Alfredson and is headed to the AFM.

Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke's Chet Baker biopic set for AFM

23-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

K5 to handle sales, eOne to distribute in Canada.

The Eichmann Show

Content takes rights to Eichmann Show

23-Oct-2014 | By

First look at Martin Freeman and Anthony LaPaglia in 1960s drama.

Encounters

LevelK sets Encounters for AFM

23-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Sales outfit LevelK is to debut Scandinavian horror-sci fi Encounters at the AFM.

Digging Up The Marrow

Kaleidoscope taking trio to AFM

23-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution (KFD) is to bring a trio of new titles to the AFM including writer-director Adam Green’s Frightfest monster-horror Digging Up The Marrow.

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Pathe to bring Frears, Streep drama to AFM

22-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Florence Foster Jenkins biopic will also star Hugh Grant.

Learning To Drive

WestEnd takes Learning To Drive ahead of AFM

21-Oct-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Romantic drama stars Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson.

Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever remake set for AFM

20-Oct-2014 | By

Voltage Pictures to begin sales on horror remake based on the original Eli Roth script.

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