CANNES: The studio is poised to snap up US rights to Bold Films’ thriller starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, with Sierra/Affinity handling international sales on the Croisette.
The highly regarded young executive has been promoted to president of international sales and distribution at Avi Lerner’s Los Angeles-based company.
The distributor has made a seven-figure offer for US rights on the Tribeca Film Festival world premiere.
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Harkness Screens has launched its Curolux suite of screen monitoring solutions for digital cinema.
Seoul-based 4D specialist CJ 4DPLEX has signed deals with Indian multiplex titan PVR Ltd and two Japanese exhibitors to bring 4DX technology to their movie theatres.
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Universal’s global smash, which crossed $1bn at the international box office on Sunday and stands at $1.322bn worldwide, retained pole position in North America in its fourth session.
The action behemoth has became the third film to cross the milestone as Universal’s international distribution chief hailed its broad appeal, enduring love for Paul Walker, “immediate repeat viewings” and a huge result in China.
EXCLUSIVE: The European Commission (EC) is planning changes to its Creative Europe programme from 2016.