The distributor has come on to handle US rights to Fifty Shades Of Black, the upcoming spoof from Marlon Wayans that IM Global introduced to buyers in Cannes last month.
Anton Corbijn’s drama starring Dane DeHaan and Robert Pattinson premiered in Berlin last February and will open on theatrical, digital and VOD platforms in autumn.
Period drama starring Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep to receive European premiere; new trailer released.
EXCLUSIVE: Gaumont, The Solution pre-buys among deals.
Festivals and Awards
Derek Yee’s I Am Somebody will open this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF, June 13-21), while China-Russian co-production Ballet In The Flames Of War will close the event.
EXCLUSIVE: UK film and distribution company launches new digital platform.
Power to the Pixel’s annual Pixel Lab event will feature 32 participants.
Latest box office news
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Japanese animation Stand by Me Doraemon topped the China box office last week, grossing $38.29m in its opening four days.
Disney executives said on Tuesday that Avengers: Age Of Ultron has overtaken the $895m final international box office of The Avengers.
Robert Simonds’ aspiring studio, still more than two months away from releasing its first film, has made another grand move and launched a family and animation division.