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'Profile' director Timur Bekmambetov plots slate of 'Screen Life' movies after box office success

The first in his inventive series, Unfriended, grossed more than $60m.


Lionsgate keeps mum on senior executive reports

Patrick Wachsberger, Erik Feig both have about a year remaining on contracts.

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Covert boards UK horror 'Matriarch' (exclusive)

Newcomers Charlie Blackwood, Julie Hannan and Briony Monroe star.

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Judi Dench in talks to join Eddie Izzard in 'Six Minutes To Midnight' (exclusive)

Lionsgate International has been touting the project to buyers at the EFM.

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Raven Banner in De Angeles Films finance boost (exclusive)

Infusion will help Toronto-based genre specialist offer competitive MG’s for product.

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Shoreline Entertainment to screen 'The Best People' at EFM (exclusive)

Comedy tells of woman who attempts to stop younger sister’s marriage.

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Blue Fox announce key hire

Delaney has previously been at Myriad Pictures as SVP, Marketing & Acquisitions.

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Indiecan snaps up 'Waking The Sleeping Giant' doc

Former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders among talking heads.

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Cinetic International licenses three title to NonStop (exclusive)

The films are Abacus: Small Enough To Jail by Steve James, Love Cecil by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, and Ethan Hawke’s Blaze.

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DDI's Sci-fi 'Genesis' heading to UK, US and Japan

Genesis marks the third feature to hail from British writer-director duo Bart Ruspoli and Freddie Hutton-Mills.

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'Black Panther' pounces on $242m North American weekend (update)

Marvel Studios tentpole scores fifth biggest three-day opening weekend in history.

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Anne Hathaway eyeing Dee Rees' political thriller 'The Last Thing He Wanted'

Cassian Elwes producing project with The Fyzz Facility.

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FilmSharks closes deals on 'You Shall Not Sleep' starring Belen Rueda (exclusive)

Fox picks up the US and German-speaking territories on Colombian hotshot Gustavo Hernandez’s supernatural thriller.

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Sci-fi thriller 'Incontrol' scores North America deal (exclusive)

Genre specialists Devilworks are handling sales on the project.

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Rupert Everett’s 'The Happy Prince' lands at Sony Pictures Classics (exclusive)

Oscar Wilde drama gets European premiere in Berlin on Saturday.

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Kiersey Clemons joins Jonás Cuarón's Zorro re-imagining 'Z' (exclusive)

Clemons best known for Sundance 2015 selection Dope.

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Bleecker Street dates 'Colette', 'Leave No Trace'

Bleecker Street has announced a cluster of 2018 release dates including Sundance hits Colette starring Keira Knightley, and Debra Granik’s Leave No Trace.