Pinewood Cardiff shoot for Relativity-backed remake put on ice.
Ewa Puszczynska, a producer on Pawel Pawlikowski’s Oscar-winning Ida, is preparing the first feature project of her own new company.
Co-founder of Sam Mendes’ Neal Street Productions replaces Nik Powell, stepping up from her role as deputy chair.
The seven-year veteran who arrived in September 2008 to head the international division and climbed to president and COO has resigned and will leave in November.
Festivals and Awards
Section to open with Pep Gatell’s documentary about leading restaurant Mugaritz.
The fourth edition of Venice’s Sala Web will stream selected Horizons Competition & Biennale College titles from the festival online.
Blackmagic Design has signed up as the headline partner of the Media Production Show, as support for the two-day exhibition and conference gathers momentum.
Latest box office news
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation arrives in 40 territories day-and-date with North America in an opening salvo that should result in a new weekend champion.
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Monster Hunt continuted to break records at the China box office office last week, becoming the highest-grossing Chinese film ever with a gross of $221.41m after 11 days.
Ryan Kavanaugh’s embattled studio ended months of speculation on Thursday, initiating a voluntary Chapter 11 filing it said would allow it to strengthen the balance sheet and recapitalise.