This smoothly crafted English-language sci-fi tale finds a modern man cryogenically frozen, then thawed seven decades into the future as humanity's first successful "reanimate."
Chelsea Films, Curzon Artificial Eye's genre label, has acquired all rights to the U.K. and Ireland on Sam Shepard starrer "Blackthorn."
"I don't have a career, I have a life," Sam Shepard declared Thursday at the Manhattan Cinema 2 preem of "Blackthorn," wherein the scribe-thesp brings Butch Cassidy back to life. "I'm a writer…
"Jose y Pilar," which was produced by Pedro and Agustin Almodovar's El Deseo, Fernando Mereilles' 02 Filmes and Portugal's JumpCut, has been sold to Italy's Feltrinelli and Mexico's Plan B.
A classically minimalist Western, Mateo Gil's "Blackthorn" proposes that Butch Cassidy did not die in Bolivia in 1908, but instead spent the next 20 years there turning into Sam Shepard.
Alta Films, Spain's top arthouse distrib-exhibitor, has taken theatrical distribution rights to helmer-writer Mateo Gil's Western "Blackthorn," a reprise of the Butch Cassidy legend toplined by Sam…
Mateo Gil's "Blackthorn" and Andres Wood's "Violeta se fue a los cielos" are among 43 co-productions to receive coin from Ibermedia.
Canana, the Mexican production-distribution shingle of actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, is finalizing contracts to co-produce "Pedro Paramo," with Bernal toplining in the title role.
Argentine helmer Marcelo Pineyro's "The Gronholm Method," reps a slick adaptation of Jordi Galceran Ferrer's popular play about job applicants forced to undergo a strange battery of tests to win a…