FOCUS FEATURES ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS FROM STUDIOCANAL TO BASTILLE DAY STARRING IDRIS ELBA
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
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...
TWO NEW SERIES PRODUCED BY RED PRODUCTION COMPANY TOP UK RATINGS
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.
NON STOP WORLDWIDE BO TOPS $200 M
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
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...