Roadside Attractions and Black Label Media have acquired all US rights to Yann Demange’s thriller.
Google and the government were in the crosshairs as whistleblower Edward Snowden made a rare public appearance on Monday (10) to address the SXSW conference from exile in Russia – ironically using Google+ Hangouts.
Electric Entertainment marks first major territorial sale of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s final film as a leading man to Arrow Films in the UK.
Days after Jeff Robinov announced his Studio 8 venture with Huayi Brothers and details emerged of the Disney partnership with Shanghai Media Group, longtime Adam Sandler producer Robert Simonds Jr is at the heart of the latest US-China venture.
Festivals and Awards
The video platform will promote a $10m investment at SXSW on the anniversary of its Vimeo On Demand platform.
The social network and film marketing platform for upcoming movies has received further seed funding as a soft launch continues.
The studio veteran arrives at Sidney Kimmel Entertainment as president of production, effective March 17.
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Warner Bros’ sequel scores $4.6m (£2.8m) debut to top UK chart; Fox’s The Grand Budapest Hotel records Wes Anderson’s best-ever UK bow.
Warner Bros’ 300 sequel beat off the competition from DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman, while Fox Searchlight capitalised on 12 Years A Slave’s Oscar glory and scored a massive limited debut on The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Award winning director has worked on dramas including Misfits and Top Boy.