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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cannes: 'Wolf Creek' Director Greg McLean Heads to 'Jungle' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Aussie director Greg McLean is heading to the wilderness, coming on board to direct the thriller "Jungle." Shooting is set for Bolivia and the rainforest on Australia's Gold Coast. Arclight Films is handling worldwide sales and will be presenting the...
  • Hawks victory sounds just as sweet in Australian

    Hawks victory sounds just as sweet in Australian
    5-0.  That's Australian Blackhawks fan Paul Wilkins' record when he attends games at the United Center. Hard to argue with that success.  Same goes for just about everything Hawks related Sunday. Wilkins (@pwilkins10) and more than 21,000 others saw...
  • Asian Film Buyers Guide

    The theatrical market in the Asian-Pacific region is now the largest single component of global box office, worth $11.1 billion in 2013, the year when it overtook both North America ($10.9 billion) and Europe-Middle East-Africa (also $10.9 billion). And...
  • Australia's AMPCO Signs China Fund and Film Deals

    HONG KONG - Australian producer AMPCO Studios has set up a China film fund and committed to two Australian-Chinese movies. The deals were signed last week during an Australian trade delegation to China led by Andrew Robb, Australia's federal minister for...
  • Oz Producers Seek to Slow Gov't Cutbacks

    Australian producers have called for a calm and measured approach to proposed federal government spending cuts that could see funding for Screen Australia cut in half and the support organization merged with the Australia Council . The Commission of...
  • Malaysia Airlines plane search goes underwater

    BEIJING — Investigators looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have put away their towed pinger locator and are about to call off searches for surface debris. Now, it's all up to a little yellow robotic submarine to find the missing Boeing 777...
  • BFI Leads U.K. Delegation to Beijing Festival

    HONG KONG - The U.K. will this week lead its first major film trade delegation to China to take part in the Beijing Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday. The trade delegation is organized by the British Film Institute (BFI) BFI in partnership with...
  • MK2 Clinches Deals on Assayas' Competition Player 'Sils Maria' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- French auteur Olivier Assayas' drama "Sils Maria" has drawn a flurry of buyers in the run-up to its world premiere on May 23 in Cannes. Nathanael Karmitz' Paris-based MK2 has closed deals with Pinnacle (Australia), California Filmes (Latin...
  • $35 million slashed from Screen Australia budget

    Screen Australia on Wednesday halted its funding for the games industry, as the extent of federal government financial cutbacks at became clearer. The national film and TV support body said that it expects to see A$38 million (US$35.6 million) axed...