With the American Film Market launching Wedensday, here are some of the titles generating buzz:
Casa De Mi Padre
Cast: Will Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal Summary: Spanish-lingo comedy about Mexican ranchers who stumble into a war with a drug baron.
Sales: Sierra Affinity
Dead Man Down
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Cast: Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace Summary: Farrell’s the right hand man to an underground crime lord who’s seduced and blackmailed by a crime victim seeking retribution.
Sales: IM Global
Lawless and Knight of Cups
Director: Terrence Malick
Cast: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett
Now You See Me
Director: Louis Letterier
Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Mark Ruffalo Summary: World’s greatest magicians team to pull off bank heists
Director: Rodrigo Cortes
Cast: Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver Summary: Spanish thriller about a psychologist who tries to expose a world-famous psychic as a fake.
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruh Summary: True story of the rivalry between 1970s Formula 1 champs James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
Sales: Exclusive Media Group
Director: Simon West
Cast: Matthew McConnaughey Summary: based on David Zucchino’s book “Thunder Run: The Armored Strike to Capture Baghdad”
Sales: Hyde Park
Twelve Years a Slave
Director: Steve McQueen
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt Summary: True story of a New York citizen who was kidnapped in Washington in 1841 and rescued from a cotton plantation in Louisiana in 1853.