The revamped studio has paid around $9m for North America and most of the world to Jeff Nichols’ upcoming interracial marriage drama starring Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga.
Seoul-based sales company Finecut has closed the first raft of deals on John H. Lee’s Operation Chromite, starring Liam Neeson, which has gone to Splendid Film for Germany, Austria and Benelux.
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Festivals and Awards
Tilda Swinton told personal stories of her teenage Bowie obsessions while introducing The Man To Fell To Earth at a Berlinale Special screening on Friday night.
Cine-Logistics operates the delivery of films to German exhibitors and also holds an archive of assets for 6500 titles.
Online start-up We Got POP has received $660,000 from investors also including Richard Northcott and Richard Fearn.
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Latest box office news
Fox’s superhero adaptation starring Ryan Reynolds has got off to a record-breaking start in its first eight markets as it prepares to open in North America.
Universal comedy Dad’s Army leads Fri-Sun with $3m (£2.07m) from 585 sites.
Sales outfit was launched by Wild Bunch and Cine France at Cannes last year.