Focus Features is moving ahead on a Fela Kuti biopic, attaching Andrew Dosunmu to direct its drama about the Nigerian musician. The Cine Mosaic production is produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher and Leigh…
Screen Media Films
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. One Direction: This Is Us Distributor: Sony Once one reaches a certain…
Focus World and Screen Media Films have acquired U.S. rights to Kodi Smit-McPhee's ornithology comedy “A Birder's Guide to Everything” four months after its Tribeca debut. The companies will release…
This blood-spattered pseudo-Freudian nonsense is suitable only for the most avid giallo groupies.
Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to Todd Sklar's comedy "Awful Nice," which premiered in March at South by Southwest.
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Rep. — Iranian helmer Jafar Panahi, who is under house arrest and waiting to start a six-year prison sentence, made a surprise appearance via Skype at the Karlovy Vary Film…
Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to the documentary "Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde." The doc centers on modern cowboy and activist Hyde, who manages a South Dakota…
Class conflict is slyly dissected in "The Owners," a compact Argentinean comedy-drama that reps the feature debut of writing-helming duo Agustin Toscano and Ezequiel Radusky, known mostly for their…
Austria's Red Bull Media House will unspool McConkey at Cannes, a portrait of U.S. extreme skiing and BASE-jumping icon Shane McConkey, who died in an accident in 2009.
Focus World and Screen Media Films have teamed to buy U.S. rights to Liz W. Garcia's drama "The Lifeguard," two months after its debut at the Sundance Film Festival.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen1Daily: $2.5M Cumulative: $138.8M Disney 20.11%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%