×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Nicolas Cage’s Horror-Thriller ‘Mandy’ Sells Out Internationally (EXCLUSIVE)

XYZ Films has announced that the Nicolas Cage thriller “Mandy,” which will play May 12 in the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, has sold out all international territories.

Sales include Elevation Pictures for Canada; Koch Media for Germany, Austria and Switzerland; Leone for Italy; Feel Good for Greece; Films4You for Portugal; Inopia for Spain; Cinema Prestige for Russia; Falcon for the Middle East; Fabula for Turkey; iQiyi and Huahua for China; Panorama for Hong Kong; Metropolis for Indonesia and Malaysia; Fine Films for Japan; Abs-Cbn for Philippines; Shaw for Singapore; MovieCloud for Taiwan; Fox Networks Group for Asia pay TV; and MVP for Vietnam.

Mandy” premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival. Written and directed by Panos Cosmatos, the film stars Cage, Andrea Riseborough and Linus Roache. RLJE Films plans to release “Mandy” in the U.S. this year with a traditional theatrical window.

Cage and Riseborough portray a couple leading a loving and peaceful existence who see their haven is savagely destroyed by a cult, placing Cage’s character on the road to bloody vengeance.

“Mandy”  was produced by SpectreVision, XYZ Films and Umedia. The project was financed by Umedia and Piccadilly Pictures with additional support from Wallimage. The score was composed by the late Johann Johannsson.

XYZ Films is also handling sales on the survival thriller “Titan,” starring Lily Collins, and will continue sales on “Arctic,” starring Mads Mikkelsen.

POPULAR ON VARIETY: 

More Film

  • Avengers: Endgame

    'Avengers: Endgame' Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

    It’s been a long year for Marvel fans since the release of “Avengers: Infinity War,” but the wait is nearly over. The finale to the Infinity Saga is here, and while most diehard fans will know to avoid them for fear of spoilers, early reviews are mostly positive. Last year’s “Infinity War” took home an [...]

  • American Made

    'American Made' Plane Crash Lawsuits End in Settlement

    The producers of the Tom Cruise film “American Made” have settled all litigation surrounding a 2015 plane crash in Colombia that killed two pilots. The settlement resolves pending suits in both California and Georgia. A notice of settlement was filed in Santa Monica Superior Court on Monday. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. The [...]

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Film Review: 'Avengers: Endgame'

    SPOILER ALERT: The following review contains mild spoilers for “Avengers: Endgame.” The culmination of 10 years and more than twice as many movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Avengers: Endgame” promises closure where its predecessor, “Avengers: Infinity War,” sowed chaos. That film — which revealed that the cookie-cutter uniformity of all those MCU movies had [...]

  • Avengers: Endgame

    'Avengers: Endgame': Why a $300 Million Opening Could Be Impossible

    “Avengers: Endgame” is preparing for a staggering debut between $250 million and $268 million in North America alone. Unprecedented anticipation surrounding the Marvel juggernaut has some particularly optimistic box office watchers tossing around even higher numbers, estimating the superhero tentpole could clear nearly $300 million in ticket sales in its first three days. If any film [...]

  • Leonardo Dicaprio Nightmare Alley

    Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks to Star in Guillermo del Toro's 'Nightmare Alley' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Leonardo DiCaprio is in negotiations to star in Fox Searchlight’s “Nightmare Alley,” Guillermo del Toro’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning film “The Shape of Water.” Del Toro will direct the pic and co-wrote the script with Kim Morgan. “Nightmare Alley” is being produced and financed by del Toro and J. Miles Dale with TSG Entertainment, with [...]

  • Ben Affleck

    Ben Affleck to Star in and Direct World War II Caper 'Ghost Army'

    Ben Affleck will star in and direct the Universal Pictures caper “Ghost Army,” based on the book “The Ghost Army of World War II,” written by Rick Beyer and Elizabeth Sayles, as well as the documentary “Ghost Army.” It’s unclear when the movie will go into production as it’s still in development and Affleck is [...]

  • 'Yesterday,' 'Maiden,' 'The Farewell' Set for

    'Yesterday,' 'Maiden,' 'The Farewell' Set for Nantucket Film Festival

    The Nantucket Film Festival has set Danny Boyle’s Beatles-themed fantasy “Yesterday” as the opening night selection for its 24th edition. Universal Pictures’ “Yesterday,” which stars Himesh Patel as a struggling singer-songwriter who wakes up one day to realize he’s the only person who remembers that the Beatles ever existed, will open the fest, which runs [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content