CANNES—This year's Cannes saw a deluge of new titles brought onto the market. But, through Monday afternoon at least, there had not been a deluge of deals snapping them up. One day before the…
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has secured Germany, Austria, German-speaking Switzerland, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and Latin America in a multi-territory deal for Focus Features…
Focus Features has promoted president Andrew Karpen to co-CEO, and has signed a new multi-year contract with CEO James Schamus. Karpen has served as president of Focus since 2006 and joined the…
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Rounding out its Cannes slate, Focus Features International has come on to handle worldwide sales on director Julien Temple's unititled Marvin Gaye biopic. Jesse L. Martin stars as Gaye along with…
"Senna" director Asif Kapadia is developing an untitled documentary on the late singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse with Focus Features introducing the project to buyers at Cannes.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to Mike Leigh's upcoming biopic about English artist JMW Turner. Timothy Spall will star in the untitled…
Pantelion Films, a Lionsgate/Televisa joint venture, has acquired U.S. distribution rights to dramedy "Man of Stone," produced by Mexico City's Alebrije, which aims to straddle movie markets either…
Mike Leigh is set to helm a film about British painter J.M.W. Turner, reuniting him with regular collaborator Timothy Spall.
The acting director of the CIA is the latest D.C. figure to jump into the "Zero Dark Thirty" dispute, weighing in on the torture scenes in the film and pointing out to staffers that films are not…
"They scared the shit out of the powers-that-be," someone says in "We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists," and that gleeful sense of anarchic revolution is at the heart of this insurrectionist…
Miramax Films has closed its expected deal to acquire "I'm Not Scared" by Italian director Gabriele Salvatores for distribution in North America, the U.K., France, Australia and New Zealand.