Soul diva Mary J. Blige has signed on to play warbler Nina Simone in a biopic of the legendary singer.
Lionsgate U.K. is producing its second Brit feature, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," alongside BBC Films and Paul Webster at Kudos Pictures and is selling the title at the Cannes market.
Belgian media fund Motion Investment Group is rebranding and repostioning itself, offering production, distribution and VFX in addition to its tax shelter fund under the banner uMedia.
International music-rights company Cutting Edge Group is moving into production.
International music-rights company Cutting Edge Group is looking to broaden its scope into the production sector.
In a landmark deal, Fortissimo Films has teamed with Fox Intl. Prods. to handle sales on a number of local FIP productions in a majority of territories.
Story tracks Gallagher's experience at the Beatles' company Apple Corps.
Richard DiLello's rock-history tome "The Longest Cocktail Party," which tracks his experience at The Beatles' company Apple Corps, is set to be adapted for the big screen.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures