The latest cinematic version of the Peter Pan story swings into 52 international markets this weekend at the same time as it launches in the US.
Sci-fi thriller Synchronicity has been bought by Magnet Releasing, with a US release set for January and international sales due to begin at the AFM.
At the rate of recent growth, it will take 700 years for women’s representation in the media to reach gender equality. That’s not good enough for Geena Davis, the Oscar-winning American actress and founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.
Christian de Gallegos will head the new division, which will debut at the AFM with a slate including Imperium, Custody and Antibirth.
Feminist protesters jumped the barriers at the premiere of Suffragette.
Festivals and Awards
Films from 81 countries have been subitted for this year’s Foreign Language Film Oscar, among them Felix and Meira, Under Milk Wood, Labyrinth of Lies and Sunstroke (click through for full list).
Owners explore studio potential after location shoots for Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Channel 4’s Humans.
The company will launch Eurocinema World, a live channel and SVOD service.
While much attention was paid to Suffragette’s starry cast at last night’s BFI London Film Festival premiere, artistic director Clare Stewart and director Sarah Gavron both paid tribute on stage before the screening to the film’s exceptional behind-the-camera talent - many of whom received crucial support and career development from industry skills body Creative Skillset.
Latest box office news
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Lost in Hong Kong surged past $200m during the lucrative National Day week.
Fox’s sci-fi adaptation posts best-ever UK bow for Ridley Scott; StudioCanal’s Legend becomes distributor’s third biggest release.
Relativity Media has lost more senior executives as founder Ryan Kavanaugh tries to lead the company out of bankruptcy and get unreleased films out of limbo.