Ascot Elite laps up Van Sant’s ‘Milk’

Swiss distributor also nabs 'Hamlet 2,' 'Twilight'

Swiss independent distributor Ascot Elite has picked up a slew of high-profile new titles, including Focus Features’ “Milk,” Gus Van Sant’s biopic of the slain San Francisco supervisor starring Sean Penn and Emile Hirsch, and Sam Mendes’ upcoming untitled comedy.

Ascot also nabbed Andrew Fleming’s “Hamlet 2,” starring Steven Coogan, and, from Summit, Catherine Hardwicke’s teen vampire romance “Twilight,” starring Robert Pattinson; Terrence Malick’s “Tree of Life,” which stars Penn and Brad Pitt; and John Woo’s ancient China epic “Red Cliff.”

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