STUDIOCANAL TO PARTNER WITH SEE-SAW FILMS ON MACBETH
STUDIOCANAL have announced today that they will co-finance SEE-SAW FILMS’ MACBETH Directed by Justin Kurzel (SNOWTOWN) and starring Michael Fassbender (SHAME) & Oscar Winner Natalie Portman (BLACK SWAN).
Academy Award Winner Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of SEE-SAW FILMS (THE KING’S SPEECH, SHAME) will produce.
Pre-Production will commence at the end of the year with principal photography in the UK in January 2014. SEE-SAW have developed the project alongside FILM4.
FILM4 and STUDIOCANAL will co-finance the production.
STUDIOCANAL will distribute MACBETH in the UK, France & Germany handling International Sales, which will commence at the Cannes market.
STUDIOCANAL TO PARTNER WITH DISNEY NORDIC TO DISTRIBUTE THE ADAPTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING SENSATION, THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED
STUDIOCANAL and Nice FLX Pictures announced today that STUDIOCANAL will partner with DISNEY NORDIC for the international distribution of Felix Herngren’s upcoming feature THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED, based on Jonas Jonasson’s bestseller.
DISNEY NORDIC will distribute the film in Scandinavia for release this December 25th 2013, while TeleMunchen will release it in Germany and Austria, and Wild Bunch in Benelux.
STUDIOCANAL will distribute the film in France, UK and Australia and will sell the rest of the world.
Quirky and utterly unique, THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED has quickly become an international publishing sensation and has been published in more than 35 countries and sold over 5 million copies.
For the film adaptation, Swedish director Felix Herngren, creator of hits such as SOLSIDAN, has gathered great talent from Sweden including Robert Gustafsson, Sweden’s most popular comedian, Mia Skäringer, Johan Rheborg, as well as Alan Ford.
The film is produced by Henrik Jansson-Schweizer, Patrick Nebout, Felix Herngren and Malte Forssell for Nice FLX Pictures.
STUDIOCANAL will start selling the film in Cannes.
AARDMAN ANIMATIONS AND STUDIOCANAL TO PARTNER ON SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE
STUDIOCANAL are to team up with Aardman Animations who will produce the movie debut of one of their most popular animated characters – SHAUN THE SHEEP.
STUDIOCANAL is financing and will distribute the film in UK, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand and handle international sales.
HOYTS DISTRIBUTION TO BECOME STUDIOCANAL IN AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
From April 2nd, 2013, Hoyts Distribution, subsidiary of STUDIOCANAL in Australia and New Zealand, will be named STUDIOCANAL.Hoyts Distribution was acquired by STUDIOCANAL in July 2012.
TANDEM COMMUNICATIONS ANNOUNCES NBC HAS ACQUIRED CROSSING LINES FOR SUMMER DEBUT
NBC has acquired the U.S. television rights to the one-hour action-crime series “Crossing Lines,” from producers Tandem Communications (“The Pillars of the Earth”, “World Without End”) and Bernero Productions (“Criminal Minds,” “Third Watch”).