European heavyweight Studiocanal has sold Rebecca Hall starrer "The Awakening" to Cohen Media Group for U.S. distribution for a seven-figure sum and screen commitment.
TLA Releasing has snapped up U.S. rights for South African drama "Beauty," helmed by Oliver Hermanus.
Chile's Gregorio Gonzalez, producer of the Golden Globe nominated "The Maid," has unveiled two new productions at Toronto: thesp Alvaro Viguera's "Perez" and Isidora Marras' "R. Lorena."
Pan-European production-distribution powerhouse Studiocanal has boarded "El nino," a "Traffic"-style action thriller set against the Gibraltar Straits drug trade and one of the most ambitious films…
Latin jazz scene-set "Chico and Rita," Spanish helmer Fernando Trueba's first animated film, nabbed the Turismo de Douro prize at Portugal's third Douro Film Harvest, which wrapped on Saturday.
Paris-based sales outfit Pacha Pictures, the first international film company to emerge from the Arab Spring, has sold "Stray Bullet" to France's Cine Classic.
Barcelona-based Rodar y Rodar, producer of "The Orphanage" and "Julia's Eyes," is prepping romantic drama "Carmen Amaya," to be directed by Rodar producer and partner Mar Targarona.
Gael Garcia Bernal will play an ad exec who changes the course of history in "No," a political satire from Chilean helmer Pablo Larrain, ("Tony Manero," "Post Mortem").
William Friedkin, talking about his new movie "Killer Joe" at a Sept. 8 fest press conference, opined, "All women are looking in some ways for a Prince and Princess Charming, and often get a hired…
Actor-director Diego Luna will direct "Chavez," a portrait of farm laborers' leader Cesar Chavez that is set up as a Mexico-U.S. co-production.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%