NON-STOP, FINANCED BY STUDIOCANAL, TOPS THE BOX OFFICES WORLDWIDE
The film stands after the week end at $56 million making NON-STOP the No.1 movie Worldwide.
Released by Universal in North America on Feb. 28th, NON-STOP opened to top the box office charts, grossing $29 million for the weekend. STUDIOCANAL released NON-STOP in 4 of its 5 territories this week: Australia, New Zealand, France and the U.K. (The film will open in Germany, March, 13th).
The film grossed an estimated total of $10 million for the weekend in those four territories. It ranked #1 in Australia/New Zealand with $AU2 million.
In the UK, NON-STOP is #1 of the new releases, reaching over $4.4 million for the weekend. In France, the film is the 1st opening for a non French film this year, with 400.000 admissions at the end of the weekend.
Every territory opened well above both UNKNOWN and TAKEN.
STUDIOCANAL’s distribution partners from around the world grossed a combined $17 million.
The film opened number 1 in South Korea (with an impressive $6.7m which almost double the lifetime gross of UNKNOWN), Singapore, Malaysia, Israel, Estonia, Philippines.
Many significant territories will have upcoming releases: Russia, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Greece, Spain, Turkey, Portugal, Scandinavia, South Africa, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Bolivia, Chili, Mexico.
CROSSING LINES, THE ONE-HOUR ACTION CRIME SERIES LAUNCHES ON NETFLIX IN THE U.S.
Netflix, the leading U.S. domestic SVOD platform, has launched the one-hour action-crime series, Crossing Lines Season One. All ten episodes of the series are available for streaming, in the show’s 2nd U.S. window.
Produced by Tandem Communications (a STUDIOCANAL company), in association with Bernero Productions, Crossing Lines stars William Fichtner, Marc Lavoine and Donald Sutherland. Created by Edward Allen Bernero, the series’ executive producers are Bernero and Tandem President Rola Bauer.
OLIVIER COURSON, CHAIRMAN AND CEO STUDIOCANAL & ROLA BAUER, PRESIDENT TANDEM COMMUNICATIONS TO PRESENT KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT MIPTV : TANDEM/STUDIOCANAL - EUROPEAN SENSIBILITY ‒ GLOBAL APPEAL
Olivier Courson, Chairman and CEO, STUDIOCANAL & Rola Bauer, President/Partner, Tandem Communications (a STUDIOCANAL company) will present a joint keynote address at MIPTV in Cannes, Tuesday, 8 April.Entitled Tandem/STUDIOCANAL: European Sensibility – Global Appeal, the keynote will highlight the companies’ international productions and announcements of new productions for prime time programming worldwide. In addition, the keynote will cover how they are optimizing synergies and opportunities within STUDIOCANAL, the leading European, vertically integrated studio.
STUDIOCANAL AND LES PRODUCTIONS DU TRÉSOR TEAM UP FOR MAÏWENN’S NEW PROJECT
Les productions du Trésor and Studiocanal are glad to announce that principal photography on Maïwenn’s new film is about to start. Maïwenn will direct and also co-wrote the script with Etienne Comar.
Emmanuelle Bercot and Vincent Cassel are set to star in this passionate love story.
Shooting will begin on March 10th, for 11 weeks, on location in the Paris area and in the South-West of France.
Titled RIEN NE SERT DE COURIR in French (international title to be confirmed soon), this project is produced by Les Productions du Trésor (Alain Attal), coproduced by Studiocanal and France 2 Cinéma, in association with Canal+ and France Télévisions.
Studiocanal handles all distribution rights as well as international sales.
This project is Maïwenn’s fourth feature film, right after POLISSE (also produced by Les Productions du Trésor), winner of the Prize of the Jury at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and nominated 11 times for the 2012 César.
It is also the fourth script written by Etienne Comar, whose previous works include the script of OF GODS AND MEN directed Xavier Beauvois (Grand Prize at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, 13 César nominations in 2011).
MACBETH STARTS FILMING STARRING MICHAEL FASSBENDER AND MARION COTILLARD
STUDIOCANAL and Film4 announced today the start of principal photography on See-Saw Films’ production of MACBETH. The film will shoot for seven weeks in Scotland and England.