The story would be set seven years after events in the first film – and Elio wouldn’t necessarily be gay.
Luca Guadagnino launches broadside at ”ideological lie of the industry”.
Ryan Kampe to handle world sales excluding Spain, Andorra.
IFC Midnight is acquiring North American distribution rights to the supernatural thriller.
Other directors on shortlist were Rungano Nyoni (I Am Not A Witch) and Michael Pearce (Beast).
Number 9 Films’ Elizabeth Karlsen also announced to deliver keynote speech.
Melissa Parmenter, John Battsek and Michael Dudok De Wit lead other 2017 juries.
Armie Hammer, Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler also confirmed to attend this year.
Initiative returns for fourth year.
Trio join Takashi Miike at LFF.
Daniel Kokotajlo, Rungano Nyoni and Michael Pearce in contention for award.
Manhunt, No Stone Unturned, Custody and Nico, 1988 added to LFF line-up.