AFM: The Hottest Titles for Sale

AFM: Hottest Films for Sale

The buzziest titles available for acquisition at this year’s American Film Market, which kicks off today and runs through Nov. 13:

“1:30 Train”
Director: Chris Evans
Producers: McG, Mary Viola
Details: Chris Evans makes his directorial debut with romantic drama co-starring Alice Eve.
Sales: Sierra/Affinity

“Age of Adaline”
Director: Lee Toland Krieger
Producers: Sidney Kimmel, Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi
Details: Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn star.
Sales: Lakeshore; Sierra/Affinity

“Autopsy of Jane Doe”
Director: Andre Ovredal
Producers: Fred Berger and Eric Garcia under their Impostor Pictures banner alongside Rory Aitken and Ben Pugh
Details: Psychological horror film
Sales: Goldcrest

“Best of Me”
Director: Michael Hoffman
Producers: Denise DiNovi, Theresa Park
Details: Nicholas Sparks adaptation
Sales: Relativity

“Beyond the Edge 3D”
Director: Leanne Pooley
Producer: Matthew Metcalfe
Details: Epic that’s a mix of fiction and docu about the ascent of Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
Sales: Altitude

“Big Game”
Director: Jalmari Helander
Producers: Petri Jokiranta, Will Clarke, Andy Mayson, Jens Meurer
Details: Samuel L. Jackson, Felicity Huffman star in adventure thriller in which the U.S. president is stranded in the wilderness.
Sales: Altitude Film Sales/WME (domestic); Altitude Film Sales (international)

“Caught Stealing”
Director: Wayne Kramer
Producers: Marcus Chait, James Carpinello, Patrick Wilson
Details: Alec Baldwin and Patrick Wilson star in adaptation of Charlie Huston’s novel.
Sales: Myriad (international)/ Myriad/APA (domestic)

“Child of God”
Director: James Franco
Producers: Caroline Aragon, Vince Jolivette, Miles Levy
Details: Adaptation of Cormac McCarthy novel
Sales: Spotlight Pictures

“Cuban Fury”
Director: James Griffiths
Producers: Nira Park, James Biddle
Details: Nick Frost, Rashida Jones and Chris O’Dowd star in competitive salsa dancing comedy.
Sales: Studiocanal

“Dark Places”
Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Producers: Charlize Theron, Beth Kono, AJ Dix, Stephane Marsil, Matthew Rhodes, Exclusive Media, Cathy Schulman
Details: Charlize Theron toplines adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestseller.
Sales: Exclusive Media

“The Englishman”
Director: John Moore
Producers: Mark Damon, James Gibb, Benedict Carver, Tim Peternel, John Moore
Details: Action-adventure
Sales: Foresight Unlimited

Director: Eduardo Sanchez
Producers: Robin Cowie, Jane Fleming, Mark Ordesky, Andy Jenkins
Details: Horror pic
Sales: Intl. Film Trust

“Gods of Egypt”
Director: Alex Proyas
Producers: Basil Iwanyk, Alex Proyas
Details: Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Geoffrey Rush star in epic set in a mythical ancient Egypt.
Sales: Lionsgate Intl.

“The Fall Guy”
Director: McG
Producers: Ashok Amritraj, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Michael Luisi
Details: Dwayne Johnson stars in adaptation of 1980s TV show.
Sales: Hyde Park Intl.

Director: Stefano Sollima
Producers: David T. Friendly, Craig Flores, Nicolas Chartier, Beau St. Clair
Details: Revenge thriller starring Pierce Brosnan.
Sales: Voltage

“Jenny’s Wedding”
Director: Mary Agnes Donoghue
Producers: Mary Agnes Donoghue, Gail Levin, Michelle Manning
Details: Katherine Heigl, Tom Wilkinson, Linda Emond star in romantic comedy.
Sales: The Solution Entertainment Group

“Madame Bovary” (pictured)
Director: Sophie Barthes (“Cold Souls”)
Producers: Joe Neurauter & Felipe Marino
Details: Mia Wasikowska, Paul Giamatti and Ezra Miller star in adaptation of the classic novel.
Sales: Radiant Films Intl.

“The Man on Carrion Road”
Director: Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego
Producers: William Green, Aaron Ginsburg
Details: Gritty thriller
Sales: Relativity Intl.

Director: William Monahan
Producers: William Green, William Monahan
Details: Thriller starring Garrett Hedlund and Oscar Isaac from William Monahan.
Sales: WME/CAA (domestic); Relativity (international)

“Murder Mystery”
Director: Anne Fletcher
Producers: Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson, Charlize Theron, James Vanderbilt, James D. Stern
Details: Action laffer from the director of “The Proposal” and “Guilt Trip”; TWC has domestic.
Sales: The Weinstein Co.

Director: Zack Parker
Producers: Zack Parker, Faust Checho
Details: Market bow of drama starring Alexia Rasmussen, Joe Swanberg and Kristina Klebe.
Sales: XYZ Films

“Rob the Mob”
Director: Raymond DeFelitta
Producer: William Teitler
Details: Andy Garcia, Ray Romano, Michael Pitt star in a tale of a real-life Bonnie and Clyde who rob the Mafia.
Sales: The Exchange

“Rock the Kasbah”
Director: Barry Levinson
Producers: Bill Block, Steve Bing, Jacob Pechinik
Details: Bill Murray stars as a burned-out manager who discovers a singer in Afghanistan.
Sales: QED Intl.

Director: William H. Macy
Producers: Keith Kjarval, Brad Greiner
Details: Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin. Selena Gomez in musical drama
Sales: Radiant Films Intl.

Director: Paul Bettany
Producers: Daniel Wagner, Robert Ogden Barnum, Katie Mustard, Paul Bettany
Details: Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie star in a love story; market premiere.
Sales: Evolution/UTA (domestic); Voltage (international)

“A Slight Trick of the Mind”
Director: Bill Condon
Producers: Aviv Giladi, Anne Carey, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman
Details: Ian McKellen stars as Sherlock Holmes, based on a novel by Mitch Cullin.
Sales: FilmNation Entertainment

Director: Mike Flanagan
Producers: Trevor Macy, William D. Johnson, Sam Englebardt
Details: Latest horror film from “Oculus” helmer
Sales: Focus Features Intl.

Director: Sarah Gavron
Producers: Faye Ward, Alison Owen
Details: Carey Mulligan stars in Abi Morgan script about the early feminist movement.
Sales: Pathe

“Your Voice in My Head”
Director: Francesca Gregorini
Producers: Michael Benaroya, Scott LaStaiti, Ben Sachs, Alison Owen
Details: Emma Watson stars in drama making its market bow.
Sales: Intl. Film Trust

“The Wannabe”
Director: Nick Sandow
Producers: Lizzie Nastro, Michael Gasparro
Details: Michael Imperioli starrer makes market preem; exec produced by Martin Scorsese.
Sales: Electric Entertainment

“The Wate Diviner”
Director: Russell Crowe
Producers: Andrew Mason, Troy Lum, Keith Rodger
Details: Russell Crowe makes his directorial debut and stars with Olga Kurylenko in a post-WWI tale.
Sales: Mister Smith Entertainment

Director: Jim Taihuttu
Producer: Julius Ponten
Details: Kickboxer drama — market preem.
Sales: XYZ Films

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