IFC Midnight has landed U.S. rights to horror-thriller “The Station,” two days after the film’s Midnight Madness world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
Marvin Kren directed from a screenplay by Benjamin Hessler. “The Station” stars Gerhard Liebmann, Edita Malovcic, Hille Beseler and Peter Knaack and was produced by Helmut Grasser.
The story is set in the German Alps as a trio of scientists and a technician discover that a rapidly retreating glacier has begun to leak a strange red liquid that seems to be affecting local wildlife.
Kren broke into horror films in 2011 with his debut feature “Rammbock.”
The deal was negotiated by Arianna Bocco for IFC with Sebastien Chesneau of Rezo on behalf of the filmmakers.
“The Irishman” producer Gaston Pavlovich and his Mexico City-based production company Fabrica de Cine have inked an overall development and production deal with Endemol Shine Boomdog, the Mexican outpost of Endemol Shine North America. News comes as “The Irishman” opens the Los Cabos Int’l Film Festival on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The Martin Scorsese Netflix-backed drama [...]
The Costume Designers Guild announced Wednesday that Academy Award-winner Charlize Theron will be honored with the spotlight award. The Spotlight Award honors an actor whose talent and career personify an enduring commitment to excellence, including a special awareness of the role and importance of costume design. “Charlize Theron is a costume designer’s dream, bringing integrity [...]
The full tracklist for the forthcoming 20th Century Fox film “Ford V. Ferrari,” starring Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale, has been revealed below. The film is based on the true story of American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together battled corporate interference, the laws of [...]
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Cinepolis, one of the biggest movie theater chains in the world, has acquired rights for Latin America to Matías Meyer’s “Amores Modernos” (Modern Loves), which world premieres at this week’s Los Cabos Film Festival, playing in main competition. In the U..S., “Modern Loves” has been taken by premium Latinx-content streaming platform, [...]
MEXICO CITY — A crossroads for the film industries of Mexico, the U.S. and Canada, Los Cabos Intl. Film Festival opens its doors on Wednesday, Nov. 13 with a lineup which takes on board hot-button issues – gender, violence in Mexico, the impact of global platforms – as the Festival consolidates its status as a [...]
MEXICO CITY — Argentina’s Manuel Abramovich, a 2019 Berlinale Silver Bear winner for “Blue Boy,” has tapped French funding for its follow-up, “Pornomelancholia,” one of the highest-profile projects at Mexico’s Los Cabos Film Festival, which kicks off today with a gala screening of “The Irishman,” Financing from the Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine, a building film-TV hub in [...]
When Variety unveiled the CDMX Film Pitchbox, a new movie project pitching forum that will take place in Mexico City on Nov. 29, organizer Filmarket Hub announced that executives from Alazraki Entertainment, Cinema 226, Cinépolis, Lemon Studios, Perro Azul and VCS Capital had already confirmed they would attend. Since then, Dynamo, Endemol Shine Boomdog, Exile Content Studio, [...]