IFC Films has snapped up US rights to David Gordon Green’s drama Manglehorn starring Al Pacino that premiered in Venice and Toronto.
Game of Thrones star joins supernatural thriller, based on an original idea by David S Goyer.
Mark Duplass has been confirmed as one of four daily keynote speakers at SXSW.
Festivals and Awards
Lionsgate and Tribeca Enterprises have announced a subscription VOD service to carry “a prestigious” selection of films from both companies as well as third-party global content.
Europa Distribution has warned that the European Commission’s proposed single digital market would be a “catastrophe” for the independent film sector.
Latest box office news
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Guardians Of The Galaxy finally knocked local mega-hit Breakup Buddies off the top spot at the China box office last week, grossing $37.97m over seven days (October 13-19).
Paramount’s reboot dethrones Gone Girl with a $7.7m (£4.8m) debut, including previews; Fox’s Gone Girl reaches $22.8m (£14.1m); Munro Films’ Northern Soul records highest three-day opening weekend gross for a British film opening in under 100 sites.
Touring representatives from the UK’s Screen Agency Network will promote UK facilities, locations and tax benefits during the inaugural UK Film & TV Week in Los Angeles this week.