eOne and Prospero Pictures appear to have put the kibosh on an awards run for Cannes best actress winner Julianne Moore in a deal that sees David Cronenberg’s Maps To The Stars switch US distributors from eOne to Focus World.
Event cinema organiser plans to rebuild Hill Valley in the US following a month-long run in London.
Lars von Trier is readying an English-language TV series called The House That Jack Built.
Good Company Films will combine the producers behind The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and Lar von Trier’s Dancer in the Dark; three projects already in development.
EXCLUSIVE: My Life As A Zucchini is written by Tomboy and Girlhood director Céline Sciamma.
Festivals and Awards
Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure has been chosen to compete for an Academy Award nomination as Best Foreign-Language Feature.
The second annual conference will feature panels on marketing, production and improving the business model of event cinema.
Upgrade to take place across the UK, Ireland, Germany and Denmark.
Kudos is planning to produce more drama series told from a British Asian perspective after expanding a partnership with Parti Productions.
Latest box office news
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Fox International’s Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes kept local action title The Four 3 off the top spot at the China box office last week, grossing a hefty $45.13m over its three-day opening weekend.
Universal’s action sci-fi becomes director Luc Besson’s best-ever UK performer as it records a second straight week at the top of the chart.
Two former executives from Calinos Films have set up a new distribution company, Fabula Films, acquiring all Turkish rights.