Film unit goes on selling spree
LONDON — Focus Film Intl. has continued its strong Cannes selling spree with a clutch of post-market deals.Germany’s Senator Films has acquired domestic rights to Sam Mendes’ untitled romantic comedy starring John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph. Focus execs have also concluded U.K. deals with up-and-coming distrib Contender for the Mendes project and “Traveling,” a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart. Momentum has acquired U.K. rights on Gus Van Sant’s biopic “Milk,” starring Sean Penn as slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
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