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  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Hits Franchise Record With $500 Million

    In only its second weekend, 20th Century Fox's "X-Men: Days of Future Past" has already marked a franchise best, crossing the half billion milestone. The Bryan Singer-directed superhero pic has pulled in a total of $500.2 million to beat the previous...
  • Cannes: Dogwoof Sells 'Advanced Style,' 'The Last Impresario'

    CANNES -- Dogwoof has inked a string of Cannes deals for "Advanced Style" and "The Last Impresario." All-rights deals for "Advanced Style," which is helmed by Lina Plioplyte and Ari Seth Cohen, were inked in Scandinavia and the Baltics with Non Stop...
  • Cannes: Lionsgate Acquires U.K. Rights to Michael Fassbender Film 'Trespass Against Us'

    CANNES -- Lionsgate has acquired U.K. rights to heist movie "Trespass Against Us," which is the debut feature from up-and-coming U.K. director Adam Smith, and stars Michael Fassbender ("12 Years a Slave"). Pic is written by Alastair Siddons, who will...
  • CANNES: A24 Picks U.S. Rights to Ewan McGregor's 'Son of a Gun' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- A24 has acquired U.S. rights to Ewan McGregor starrer "Son of a Gun," an Australian heist thriller directed by first-timer Julius Avery. McGregor stars opposite Alicia Vikander ("A Royal Affair") and Brenton Thwaites ("Maleficent"). UTA, which...
  • CANNES: Michelle Monaghan's 'Fort Bliss' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Phase 4 Films has bought North American distribution rights to drama "Fort Bliss," starring Michelle Monaghan, and plans a fall release. Producers are John Sullivan, Adam Silver, Patrick Cunningham, and Brendan McDonald. Claudia Myers directed from...
  • CANNES: Oscars Alert! Weinstein Unveils Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth'

    The Weinstein Co. unveiled its upcoming slate at a market presentation in the Cannes Majestic Hotel on Friday afternoon, with COO David Glasser introducing Harvey Weinstein, who in turn introduced some of his stars in attendance -- Ryan Reynolds, Naomi...
  • 'Young & Beautiful's' Francois Ozon savors challenges of film

     'Young & Beautiful's' Francois Ozon savors challenges of film
    Though still best known to many in the U.S. for his steamy 2003 thriller "Swimming Pool," French filmmaker François Ozon has maintained a consistent pace of nearly a film a year. He has moved with a smooth, urbane grace across storytelling genres and...
  • Russell Crowe Discusses His Directorial Debut 'Water Diviner' (EXCLUSIVE)

    On Thursday night at the Majestic Hotel here in Cannes, Russell Crowe debuted 12 minutes of his directorial bow, "The Water Diviner," a movie he also stars in, to a packed room of international buyers. In an exclusive interview with Variety before the...
  • Martin Scorsese, RT Features Launch Film Fund (EXCLUSIVE)

    Martin Scorsese's Sikelia Prods. has partnered with Brazilian producer Rodrigo Teixeira and his RT Features on a joint venture aimed at producing first and second films from emerging filmmakers worldwide. Pact includes a film fund that will finance up...
  • CANNES: Mathieu Almaric's 'The Blue Room' Gets U.S. Distributon

    Sundance Selects has snapped up North American rights to Mathieu Amalric's "The Blue Room" shortly after its world premiere at Cannes's Un Certain Regard section. The film stars Amalric, Stephanie Cleau, Lea Drucker, Laurent Poitrenaux, Serge Bozon and...
  • Cannes: Wild Side Founder Launches Jokers With Full Slate

    Manuel Chiche, co-founder of Wild Side, a leading distributor of upscale genre movies in France like Nicolas Winding Refn's "Drive," Park Chan-wook's "Old Boy" and Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer," is now set to launch the Jokers, a Paris-based production and...