Paramount and Warner Bros top brass said Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi will open on November 5 on 70mm Imax, 70mm and 35mm formats – two days ahead of the conventional release.
eOne and Hammer have agreed to an exclusive multi-year first-look film deal.
The executive most recently served at Memento Films International, where he served four years as the New York-based rep working on English-language productions and acquisitions.
The studio said it will open the Jesse Owens film wide on April 8, 2016, and announced that William Hurt has joined the cast. Mister Smith handles international sales.
The long-serving senior executive will become president of domestic distribution and the outgoing Nikki Rocco.
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In an unprecedented move the companies have secured simultaneous exclusive windows for the late summer 2015 release of The Weinstein Company’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend.
It has emerged that Jason Sudeikis will lead the voice cast as Red, alongside Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Danny McBride and Peter Dinklage.
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Norwegian local films set for the best year since 1975, after Captain Sabertooth and the Treasure of Lama Rama takes 103,604 admissions for the year’s top opening.
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Peter Ho-sun Chan’s Dearest topped the China box office for the week September 22-28, grossing $15.85m over its first four days.
The European film industry can probably not expect to be high on the agenda of the Commissioner-designate for Digital Economy and Society Günther Oettinger if his grilling by the European Parliament (EP) last night is anything to go by.