START OF SHOOT FOR "GUY", THE NEW MOVIE DIRECTED BY ALEX LUTZ

06/12/2017

The shooting of GUY, the new feature film directed by and starring Alex Lutz, began on June 12th in Paris and South of France. The actor, comedian, director, theatrical author, is producing a film unique in its kind. Presenting it as a "documentary”, he focuses on the fictional character of Guy, a singer who lived glorious days between the 60’s and the 90’s. Starring Alex Lutz for the main part, the cast will also include Dani, Marina Hands, Elodie Bouchez, Tom Dingler. The movie will be released in theatres in 2018. GUY is produced by Iliade & Films (Oury Milshtein), coproduced by STUDIOCANAL. STUDIOCANAL handles all rights.

RON HOWARD WILL DIRECT A NEW DOCUMENTARY ABOUT LUCIANO PAVAROTTI

06/01/2017

Polygram Films and Decca Records have announced that Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment and Nigel Sinclair and Guy East’s White Horse Pictures will team up again following the success of their documentary THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS to produce a newly authorized documentary based on the life of acclaimed maestro tenor, philanthropist and 20th Century icon, Luciano Pavarotti. STUDIOCANAL is a key partner on the film, cofinancing with Polygram and it will distribute in the U.K., France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand rights as well as handling international sales.

LIONSGATE ACQUIRES U.S. DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS TO ANIMATED FILM EARLY MAN FROM STUDIOCANAL AND AARDMAN

05/25/2017

Lionsgate has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the animated comedy adventure Early Man from STUDIOCANAL and leading production company Aardman. The film will be released by the Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label. STUDIOCANAL is financing the most part of the movie and handles all rights as well as international sales.

CO-DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP IN FEATURE FILM BETWEEN STUDIOCANAL, UMG AND RED BULL’S TERRA MATER FILM STUDIOS

05/24/2017

The pact is the first in a global imitative spearheaded by Vivendi and Red Bull designed to maximize the combined assets and expertise of each global powerhouses’ business units. The partnership announced alongside this year’s Cannes Festival, is reflective of a shared ambition to create distinctive and authored commercial feature films with a strong European narrative, designed for the global marketplace. Projects developed under this deal will be internationally distributed by STUDIOCANAL, while all music partnerships will be handled by Universal Music Group.

PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY BEGINS ON IDRIS ELBA'S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT YARDIE

05/16/2017

STUDIOCANAL announces that principal photography has begun on the feature adaptation of Victor Headley's cult novel YARDIE.
Golden Globe and SAG winner Idris Elba will make his feature film directorial debut, with Aml Ameen starring in the lead role as "D". YARDIE will shoot on location in London and Jamaica for seven years.
YARDIE is financed by STUDIOCANAL, BFI, BBC Films and Screen Yorkshire.

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