EXCLUSIVE: Indie Sales handles rights to Moomins On The Riviera; UK release planned for May 2015.
Gervais to write, direct and star alongside Eric Bana; Protagonist to sell.
EXCLUSIVE: HanWay to sell Jean-Stephane Sauvaire’s Thai boxing prison thriller A Prayer Before Dawn at AFM.
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.
Inception Film Partners will be at AFM screening and selling international territories on the Tribeca world premiere starring the late Robin Williams.
Festivals and Awards
Audience Award won by Pale Moon with the film’s Rie Miyazawa named best actress.
Cinedigm has signed a content deal for My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks and other titles to roll out on Vimeo On Demand.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles generate more buzz on social networks in the UK than Brad Pitt war movie.
New films on Screenbase this week include sci-fi film The Call Up, Talulah Riley’s Scottish Mussel, and iFeatures’ Spaceship.
Latest box office news
Last weekend’s international box office champion Annabelle is expected to soar past $150m this session.
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Luc Besson’s sci-fi action thriller Lucy topped the China box office for the week October 20-26, grossing $20.02m in its opening three days.
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.