Plus: Saban Films unveils Q1 2016 releasing roster; and Tribeca Shortlist broadens its appeal.

Considering Love And Other MMagic

  • Montreal-based Attraction Distribution has struck a deal to handle international sales on the adventure drama Considering Love And Other Magic (pictured)starring Eric McCormack.

Dave Schultz of Interstate 80 Entertainment directs the film and Jeff Beesley and Joanne Levy will produce, with Phyllis Laing on board as executive producer. The film is expected to be ready for a Cannes market premiere.

  • Saban Films has revealed its Q1 2016 release slate kicking off with Laurence Fishburne thriller Stand Off on February 26. The roster includes Adrien Brody mystery Backtrack on March 11 and Clive Owen family drama The Confirmation on March 18. Undated titles include a partnership with Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions on the theatrical release of Tom Tykwer’s A Hologram For The King starring Tom Hanks.
  • Tribeca Shortlist, the SVOD service created by Lionsgate and Tribeca Enterprises, announced on Thursday that its curated film catalogue is available for offline download and viewing on mobile devices. The platform is now also available on Roku players, Amazon Fire TV and iPhones. For more details click here.