EXCLUSIVE: Private funding shortfall and tough economic climate halt move.
EXCLUSIVE: UK sales outfit to handle Venice-bound thriller starring Richard Dormer.
French comedy added to sidebar’s competition.
Ezna Sands directed the drama starring Dakota Johnson, Mira Sorvino and Theo Ikummaq.
Abduction thriller voted to UK market by Melbourne’s 37º South Market.
Festivals and Awards
Alec Baldwin and Randy Mastro have been elected co-chairmen of the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF).
Ymagis to acquire Éclair’s operating activities, assets and holdings in subsidiaries in France, Germany and Morocco.
The fourth edition of Venice’s Sala Web will stream selected Horizons Competition & Biennale College titles from the festival online.
First images of Jamie Bell and Mark Strong revealed.
Latest box office news
Warner Bros’ Hot Pursuit lands with soft $486,000 (£311,000) from its 329 sites; Altitude Film Distribution’s Amy will hit £3m today.
AUGUST 3 UPDATE: Tom Cruise returned to pole position at the North American box office and bucked the trend of diminishing debuts for the last two episodes in the spy franchise, playing his part in helping 2015 box office stay 8.1% ahead of last year by the same stage.