Distribution News

'The Report'

Amazon Studios sets awards corridor US release for ‘The Report’

Platform theatrical launch set for September 27; Amazon Prime Video launch to follow on October 11.


Japanese animation adventure 'Promare' lands at GKIDS for North America

Distributors teaming up with Fathom Events for special premiere.

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Netflix buys Ubisoft game-based feature 'The Division' with Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal

David Leitch is set to direct from a screenplay by Rafe Judkins.

White Snake

GKIDS picks up first Chinese animation 'White Snake' ahead of Annecy premiere

Adventure has grossed $67m (RMB 449m) in China this year.

First Love

Takashi Miike’s Directors’ Fortnight title 'First Love' finds international, US buyers

Yakuza tale marks fourth collaboration between Japanese auteur and Jeremy Thomas.

The Spell

Iceland-set thriller 'Spell' lands US deal (exclusive)

3m nega`Music video director Brendan Walter marks feature directorial debut.

Satanic Panic

RLJE Films acquires horror 'Satanic Panic' for US

Pizza delivery horror premiered at the acclaimed Overlook Film Festival.


Berlinale prize winner 'System Crasher' lands UK deal with 606 Distribution (exclusive)

Company also buys upcoming French music drama Le Choc Du Futur.

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Netflix acquires 'The Power Of The Dog', plots 2021 theatrical campaign

Project scheduled to go into pre-production at end of year.

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Hulu snaps up Element Pictures drama series 'Normal People'; stars revealed

Endeavor Content handles international distribution.

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Neon sets awards corridor US releases for 'Parasite', 'Portrait Of A Lady On Fire' (update)

Release marks fifth collaboration between Neon CEO Tom Quinn and Bong Joon Ho.

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Venice drama 'A Tramway In Jerusalem' lands at Film Movement (exclusive)

Cross-city transport unties people from different faiths, backgrounds.


Arrow Films picks up horror comedy 'Harpoon' for UK (exclusive)

Rob Grant’s film premiered at Rotterdam in January.

Dead Still

Acorn boards Irish period drama 'Dead Still'

Kerr Logan, Michael Smiley, Eileen O’Higgins star in gallows humour tale of Victorian photographer who investigates murders.

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BF Distribution picks up Latin American rights to Fyodor Bondarchuk's 'Attraction 2' (exclusive)

The first ‘Attraction’ film took $1m in Latin America in 2017.

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Lionsgate acquires 'The Father' for UK; Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots join cast

Rufus Sewell and Olivia Williams also join Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman in the cast.

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UK, LatAm among Fox Searchlight territories on Terrence Malick's 'A Hidden Life' (exclusive)

Mister Smith handles international sales on auteur’s return to Croisette after 2011 Palme d’Or winner The Tree Of Life.

'Atlantics' 'I Lost My Body'

Netflix swoops on Cannes award winners 'Atlantics', 'I Lost My Body'

Both deals cover the world excluding France and several other territories.

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Sony Pictures Classics acquires Cannes selection 'The Climb', confirms 'The Traitor'

The Match Factory announces territory sales on The Traitor.