Buzz Titles For Sale at the Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Buzz Titles

“And So It Goes”
Director: Rob Reiner
Producers: Alan Greisman, Rob Reiner, Mark Damon
Cast: Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton
An egocentric real estate agent’s life is turned upside down when he takes in a granddaughter he never knew, and unexpectedly falls in love with his neighbor.
Intl. sales: Foresight Unlimited

Candy Store
Director: Stephen Gaghan
Producers: Stephen Gaghan, Allison Shearmur
Key Cast: Omar Sy,
Jason Clarke
Criminal world thriller set in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.
Intl. sales: Good Universe

The Curse of Downers Grove
Director: Derick Martini
Producers: Oren Segal, Jason Dubin and Chiara Trento
Cast: Bella Heathcote, Lucas Till
For the past eight years, a Downers Grove high school senior has met a mysterious end right before graduation — coincidence or curse?
Intl. sales: Myriad

Eliza Graves
Director: Brad Anderson
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Ben Kingsley
Thriller about a new doctor at a mental institution who falls in love with a patient.
Intl. sales: Nu Image

“Every Secret Thing”
Director: Amy Berg
Producers: Anthony Bregman, Frances McDormand
Cast: Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning
A detective looks to unravel a mystery surrounding missing children and two young women who are the prime suspects.
Sales: Hyde Park

Director: David Ayer
Producers: Bill Block, John Lesher, Ethan Smith
Cast: Brad Pitt
WWII action drama in which a U.S. tank crew engages in a desperate last battle with the Germans.
Intl. sales: QED Intl.

Director: Jessie McCormack
Producers: Jessie McCormack, Kathryn Himoff, Kevin Fitzmaurice Comer, Erik Van Wyck
Cast: Michelle Monaghan, Radha Mitchell, Michael WestonRomantic comedy
Intl. sales: Lightning Entertainment Hateship, Loveship
Writer: Mark Jude Poirier
Director: Liza Johnson
Cast: Kristen Wiig, Hailee Steinfeld, Guy Pearce
A quiet caregiver blossoms despite a cruel prank.
Sales: IM Global

“The Hunger Games: The Mockingjay, Parts 1 & 2”
Director: Francis Lawrence
Producers: Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
The last two films in The Hunger Games seriesIntl sales: Lionsgate Intl.

“The Machine”
Director: Caradog James
Producer: John Giwa-Amu
Cast: Toby Stephens, Caity Lotz
Sci-fi thriller about an android fighting machine
Intl. sales: Content

“The Nightcrawler”
Director: Dan Gilroy
Producers: Tony Gilroy, Jennifer Fox, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michel Litvak, David Lancaster
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal
Young journalist in the nocturnal world of L.A. crime reporting scene
Intl. sales: Sierra/Affinity

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Director: n/a
Producers: Sean McKittrick, Natalie Portman, Annette Savitch, Alli Shearmur
Jane Austen with zombies — based on the bestseller by Seth Grahame-Smith.
Intl. sales: Panorama

Director: William H. Macy
Producers: Keith Kjarval, Brad Greiner
Cast: William H. Macy, Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Selena Gomez, Laurence Fishburne, Felicity Huffman
When a grieving father stumbles across a box of his deceased son’s original music, he forms a band, hoping to find peace in the wake of his loss.
Intl. sales: Radiant Films Intl.

Shaun the Sheep
Directors: Richard Starzak, Mark Burton
Producer: Aardman Animations
Stop-motion epic following Shaun and his quest to help Farmer save his farm.
Intl. sales: Studiocanal

“Untitled Elmore Leonard Project”
Director: Daniel Schechter
Producers: Ashok Amritraj, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Lee Stollman, Michael Seigel, Liz Destro, Jordan Kessler
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Mos Def, Tim Robbins, Isla Fisher, John Hawkes
Former inmates join forces for one big score.
Sales: Hyde Park

“Untitled Marvin Gaye Project”
Director: Julien Temple
Producers: Frederick Bestall, Jimmy De Brabant
Cast: Jesse L. Martin, Brendan Gleeson
Biopic about the late singer.
Intl. sales: Focus Features Intl.

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