Lionsgate announced the acquisition on Wednesday morning  following a deal with CAA on behalf of Worldview Entertainment. Wild Bunch holds international sales rights.
EXCLUSIVE: eOne, Ascot Elite buy Samuel L Jackson action-adventure, directed by Jalmari Helander.
EXCLUSIVE: Comedy directed by Robert Redford [pictured] sells to France, Germany, Australia and Latin America, among others.
Claire Jennings ties with UK animation team Nexus.
EXCLUSIVE: Sixteen Films produce London-set thriller from writer Jack Thorne, director Tom Harper [pictured], set to shoot in July.
Festivals and Awards
The 21st edition to run Nov 7-30 at venues across the UK and is set to screen a restored version of Jacques Demy’s Lola [pictured].
The new solution will provide BMO’s video submission and evaluation functionalities to Eventival’s database solutions.
EXCLUSIVE: Local distributors who board Nymphs will be able to use green screen and CGI technology to provide customised ads in their own territories.
Primeridian Entertainment has hired Roger L Simon to write its second feature project, tentatively titled The Future Is Now.
Latest box office news
Sixth instalment in the racing action franchise scores Universal’s biggest-ever three-day opening weekend at $13.2m (£8.7m).
Stark Trek Into Darkness stormed to the top of the North American charts on an estimated $70.6m opening weekend.
Christian J. Lemche of the Danish Film Institute has been confirmed as EFP President.