EXCLUSIVE: HanWay Films has had one of its best Cannes fests yet, inking a slew of deals for Martin McDonagh’s “Seven Psychopaths,” Mike Newell’s “Great Expectations” and Michael Hoffman’s “Girls’ Night Out.”
Momentum Pictures snapped up U.K. rights to “Seven Psychopaths,” toplining Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken and Mickey Rourke, while parent company Alliance nabbed Canadian rights.
Other sales for the pic include France (Wild Side), Russia (Carmen Film) and Australia (Hopscotch). Deals in Germany, Italy and Scandinavia are in negotiation.
Lionsgate U.K. has snapped up Brit rights for “Great Expectations,” starring Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes and Jeremy Irvine, produced by Number 9 Films.
Pic has also sold to Germany (Senator), Italy (Videa) and Korea (Daisy).
Lionsgate also took U.K. and Canadian rights for “Girls’ Night Out,” starring Dakota Fanning, which sold to Australia/New Zealand (Transmission/Paramount) and Italy (Videa).
In other deals, Momentum acquired U.K. rights to Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut “Quartet,” set to shoot in the fall.
Icon Film Distribution picked up Blighty rights to home invasion thriller “You’re Next.”
CinemaNX’s motorbike road-racing docu “TT3D” went to Scandinavia (Smile), Korea (Darae) and Australia/NZ (Icon).
“The Decoy Bride” went to Italy (Videa), Australia (Pinnacle) and Brazil (Mares).
“Kon Tiki,” currently lensing, sold to Germany (Delphi) and Australia/New Zealand (Transmission). Scandinavia’s Nordisk is co-producing. After a slew of deals in Berlin, Kevin MacDonald’s “Life in a Day” has sold to Japan (IMG) and Korea (Korean Film Centre).
3D adventure “Pina” locked out final deals with Italy (Bim) and Canada (Mongrel).
HanWay has Takashi Miike’s “Hara-Kira: Death of a Samurai” showing in official competition on Thursday.