Samuel and Victor Hadida's Metropolitan Filmexport, one of Europe's biggest indie distributors, has taken a further step towards the construction of a pan-European VOD group, buying a 35% stake in…
Metropolitan Filmexport has been involved in some of Europe's biggest international co-productions over recent years, ranging from genre franchises "Silent Hill" and "Resident Evil" to more…
The Metropolitan FilmExport topper thinks back on the films he's seen and handled in his career and names some of his favorites. 1. King Kong My dad, who was distributing RKO movies in Casablanca…
PARIS — Samuel and Victor Hadida's Metropolitan Filmexport, a top distrib of U.S. indie pics in Gaul, went on a shopping spree at Cannes. The outfit nabbed Martin Scorsese's “Silence” as part of…
After sitting out most of "X-Men: First Class," Hugh Jackman and his mutant alter-ego claw their way back into theaters this summer in the X-Men original tale "The Wolverine."
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…
A competently acted, technically adequate Cliff Notes take on Faulkner's tale of dirt-poor Missippi folk in mourning.
DreamWorks Studios has inked further output deals with indie distribs, including Metropolitan FilmExport in France, as part of its pact with David Garrett's Mister Smith Entertainment to rep…
Warner Bros.' outdoor marketing blitz for "Great Gatsby" plays on stylized, iconographic images.
Asian film specialist Well Go U.S.A. has taken North American rights to Johnnie To's "Drug War" at the EFM in Berlin.
CAPE TOWN -- When the sound of gunshots rattled the calm in the Cape Flats district of Cape Town on a recent weekday afternoon, nobody panicked.