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

SHAUN THE SHEEP, THE FILM: THE FIRST BREATHTAKING PICTURES

04/03/2014

In the spring of 2015, the famous SHAUN THE SHEEP will be arriving with his herd and the farmer in movie theatres around the world. The first trailer is already available!

The film SHAUN THE SHEEP, a new production from Aardman studios (WALLACE & GROMIT and CHICKEN RUN), is entirely financed by STUDIOCANAL, which will distribute it in its countries (France, UK, Germany, Australia and New...

AFTER ITS SUCCESS IN THEATRES, THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE IN VIDEO PROVES EQUALLY SUCCESSFUL FOR STUDIOCANAL GERMANY

04/03/2014

In Germany, where THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE is distributed by STUDIOCANAL, the film sold 200,000 DVD and Blu-ray units in just one week, representing a 50% increase on sales for the first part of the series.

The film is also at the top for VOD and streaming with almost 100,000 paid downloads posted, again in one week.

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