OVER A MILLION ADMISSIONS FOR BARBECUE

05/19/2014

BARBECUE passed a million admissions in less than 2 weeks.

BARBECUE directed by Eric Lavaine, stars Lambert Wilson, Franck Dubosc, Florence Foresti, Guillaume de Tonquédec, Lionel Abelanski…

STUDIOCANAL coproduces BARBECUE, handles all distribution rights as well as international sales.

FOCUS FEATURES ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS FROM STUDIOCANAL TO BASTILLE DAY STARRING IDRIS ELBA

05/19/2014

Focus Features announced on May 18th in Cannes that the company had acquired North American distribution rights to the action thriller set in Paris BASTILLE DAY starring Idris Elba and Adèle Exarchopoulos. The film will be directed by James Watkins from a script by Andrew Baldwin. Philippe Rousselet is producing the project via his Vendome Pictures banner, along with Steve Golin, David Kanter...

CROSS CREEK ACQUIRES LEGEND’S NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS FROM STUDIOCANAL

05/06/2014

STUDIOCANAL has sold to CROSS CREEK the Northern American rights to the gangster film LEGEND, starring Tom Hardy (THE DARK KNIGHT RISES; TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, the upcoming MAD MAX) and written and to be directed by Brian HELGELAND (LA CONFIDENTIAL, MYSTIC RIVER, 42)

Legend is the story of the rise and fall of notorious gangsters the Kray twins who dominated London crime in the swinging sixties. Tom Hardy is to play both Kray twins; Ronnie and Reggie Kray.

LEGEND is produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Chris Clark and Quentin Curtis for Working Title; this is the fifth partnership with STUDIOCANAL.

STUDIOCANAL is financing LEGEND AND will be distributing in its territories and is handling International Sales, which will start at the Cannes market.

TWO NEW SERIES PRODUCED BY RED PRODUCTION COMPANY TOP UK RATINGS

04/30/2014

STUDIOCANAL has held a majority stake in RED Production Company, a UK-based independent producer specialising in TV series, since December 2013.
This week, two new RED series debuted in England and shot straight to the top of the audience ranking, two evenings running.
PREY, a police drama about a constable accused of murder, drew 6 million viewers (a 26% share), on ITV Monday evening.
The...

NON STOP WORLDWIDE BO TOPS $200 M

04/15/2014

With a BO of nearly $90 M in the U.S. and $113 M in the rest of the world, NON STOP has now taken in $203 M worldwide.
For comparison, this is 55% above the total BO of UNKNOWN

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