HONG KONG — "These Final Hours," an apocalyptic thriller by Zak Hilditch, has been acquired for a wide release by leading Australian distributor Roadshow Films. Although “Hours” is billed by…
In a pre-Cannes move, XYZ Films has named veteran exec Sarah Gabriel as director of sales. The banner plans to launch international sales next week at Cannes on Erik Matti’s “On the Job,” (pictured)…
PARIS — Hengameh Panahi's Paris-based Celluloid Dreams, one of Europe's most respected sales companies, and Brussels' uMedia, a burgeoning Euro mini-studio, have tied the knot on an alliance that…
Candlewood Entertainment has completed its first film -- haunted house project "Home," written and directed by Nicholas McCarthy ("The Pact").
AKA and Bow Street Films are merging into a new production outfit to make films for under $3 million and are launching ensemble drama "Parts Per Billion," starring Frank Langella, Gena Rowlands…
Celluloid Nightmares, the foreign sales partnership between XYZ Films and Celluloid Dreams, has acquired world sales rights to a quintet of film projects starting production over the next few month…
Quincy Pictures has joined Cosmic Toast Studios on horror project "Raze," starring Zoe Bell and Rachel Nichols.
Screen Gems has acquired remake rights for "The Raid," the Indonesian action movie written and directed by Gareth Evans.
When "The Raid" nabbed the People's Choice Award in the Midnight Madness section in Toronto earlier this year, it marked a turning point for XYZ Films.
"X" marks the spot for a decent little erotic thriller about a hooker whose attempt to quit the biz hits a life-threatening snag when she crosses paths with a teenage runaway.
Maya Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights from Celluloid Nightmares to the Orozco brothers' thriller "Greetings to the Devil" and will release the film theatrically and on its VOD platform.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Who Should Win the 2017 Oscars? How Variety’s Critics Would Vote
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking