The Oscar effect kicked in on Thursday as the Swedish star landed the Lara Croft role in the upcoming action-adventure from MGM, Warner Bros and GK Films.
EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Kampe’s New York-based sales company has concluded North American and key international deals on Greek director Argyris Papadimitropoulos’ Rotterdam and SXSW selection Suntan, among others.
EXCLUSIVE: All-female production stars Canadian actress Natalie Krill and Swedish model Erika Linder.
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The expanded co-production lab will focus on eight South Asian countries over the next three years.
EXCLUSIVE: Only a handful of exhibitors will be able to screen Ang Lee’s anticipated drama as the director intends.
The prototype is being revealed at the Future of Cinema conference (part of the NAB show) in Las Vegas this week.
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Disney executives said on Thursday morning that Marvel Studios’ latest tentpole opened top in all of its first 15 markets in Europe and Asia.
Disney’s global hit added $15.3m on Tuesday and has surged past $100m in China.