LONDON — Samuel L. Jackson is attached to play the U.S. President in Jalmari Helander's English-language debut "Big Game," which Altitude Film Sales will tubthump in Cannes. Altitude also will be…
Jeremy Irvine and Phoebe Fox will star in horror sequel "The Woman in Black: Angel of Death" for Exclusive Media and Cross Creek Pictures.
Kudos stage a convention of unconvention
Will Clarke, founder and former CEO of Optimum Releasing, is launching production, financing and international sales outfit Altitude Film Entertainment.
Following the U.K. and worldwide box office success of "The Woman in Black," Hammer Films is reteaming with author Susan Hill for a follow-up dubbed "The Woman in Black: Angels of Death."
Germany is proving a muscular market for international titles as competition for high-profile films intensifies, with leading independent distrib Concorde Film looking to maintain its top position.
"The Woman in Black" competently resurrects that hoariest of horror-movie conceits, the haunted house.
Production is booming in Goteborg -- a trend exemplified by post-production outfit Filmgate, which, after local publicly funded studio Film i Vast, is probably the most active player in the city.
Helmers Gareth Edwards and Joe Cornish are among the list of 42 members of emerging U.K. talent that the British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced will be the focus of the inaugural…
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