Plus: Dirty 30 gets US release; The Sound of Things to premiere in Moscow.
UPDATE: BFI COMMENT. There has been a shocked and dismayed response to the news of Brexit in almost every sector of the British film industry; responses in Europe have also been extremely downbeat.
Legendary Pictures has won a bidding war for a high finance tale with Jennifer Lawrence attached to star and Adam McKay set to write and direct.
Michael Sheen is to make his feature directing debut on - and star in - the true crime thriller, based on the actor’s own script
Festivals and Awards
Industry event unfolding in French port town of La Rochelle unveils project awards, sets Asian Side of the Doc dates.
Dolby Laboratories has announced its first Dolby theatres in Asia at Wanda Cinema Line sites in Dalian, Changchun, Chongqing and Jinan.
Tony Orsten, CEO of Andy Serkis’ performance capture studio, also discusses “the other Jungle Book”.
Latest box office news
Fox and Roland Emmerich’s disaster sequel – coming 20 years after the original hit – takes on Disney-Pixar’s Finding Nemo in the battle of the international box office giants this weekend.
Warcraft continued to reign supreme at the Chinese box office, taking $48.19m in the week of Jun 13 -19.
International law firm Olswang details the potential fallout concerning free movement of crew, film distribution, copyright and soft money.