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Alamo Drafthouse Greets Brooklyn with Free Outdoor Film Screenings

Three Beloved Fan favorites, Presented in Alamo’s Signature Style, Tease the Company’s Imminent Arrival in Downtown Brooklyn (New York, NY | May 18, 2016) – With its Downtown Brooklyn theater set to open later this summer, the Alamo Drafthouse will offer a taste of its movie programming with three free admission outdoor screenings at Fort Greene […]

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CANNES: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Michael Dudok de Wit’s ‘The Red Turtle’

NEW YORK (May 19, 2016) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America and Latin America to Michael Dudok de Wit’s THE RED TURTLE.  The film premiered yesterday in Un Certain Regard at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival to strong reviews.  As previously announced, Sony Pictures Classics also acquired Paul Verhoeven’s ELLE and Maren Ade’s TONI ERMANN out of the festival. The film is produced by Wild Bunch and Studio Ghibli in association with Why Not Productions.  The deal was negotiated by Carole Baraton on behalf of Wild Bunch and Sony Pictures Classics.  Through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, THE RED TURTLE recounts the milestones in the life […]

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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Cannes Hit ‘Toni Erdmann’

NEW YORK (May 15, 2016) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America and Latin America to TONI ERDMANN.  The German film, written and directed by Maren Ade, screened “In Competition” yesterday at this year’s Cannes Film Festival to great critical acclaim. The film stars Peter Simonischek and Sandra […]

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Adam McKay Discusses ‘Reagan’ Controversy and His Decision to Leave

Last month, just days after it was announced that comedian Will Ferrell would star in and produce the political satire “Reagan,” the actor dropped the project following widespread backlash over the film’s subject matter. But Ferrell wasn’t the only one to leave the project – Adam McKay, director of last year’s “The Big Short,” dropped […]

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Annapurna and Gloria Sanchez Productions Score “THE HUSTLERS AT SCORES”

LOS ANGELES, CA – Annapurna Pictures and Gloria Sanchez Productions have acquired the film rights to The New York Magazine article “The Hustlers at Scores” by Jessica Pressler. Megan Ellison and Chelsea Barnard will produce for Annapurna Pictures, and Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Jessica Elbaum will produce for Gloria Sanchez Productions. They are currently out […]

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CANNES: Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up ‘Elle’ from Paul Verhoeven

NEW YORK (May 11, 2016) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired rights in North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe (excluding Russia) and Asia (excluding China and Japan) to Paul Verhoeven’s ELLE.  Written by David Birke based on Phillipe Djian’s novel “Oh…”, the film will screen In Competition at […]

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Ridley Scott and Drew Goddard Re-Team on Western ‘Wraiths of the Broken Land’ for FOX

Academy Award-nominated writer Goddard to adapt the acclaimed novel by Bone Tomahawk’s S. Craig Zahler LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 10, 2016 – Ridley Scott will direct and Drew Goddard will adapt S. Craig Zahler’s western novel WRAITHS OF THE BROKEN LAND for Fox. Scott and Goddard most recently collaborated on Fox’s Academy Award-nominated box […]

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FIRST LOOK: ‘Free Fire’ with Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer

Committing a crime never looked so good. The first look at Ben Wheatley’s 1970s thriller “Free Fire” is here, and offers a glimpse at Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, Michael Smiley, Enzo Cilenti and Sam Riley as they prepare for an arms trade. The film, which is executive produced by Martin Scorsese, is set […]

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Gael García Bernal Will be Zorro in Jonás Cuarón’s ‘Z’

Gael García Bernal will play the iconic role of Zorro in Jonás Cuarón‘s modern take on the character in “Z,” it was announced today. Deadline, the first to report the news, says that the film is “set in the near future” and “re-imagines the classic legend based on the beloved masked swashbuckler.” Back in February it […]

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Box Office: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Is the Fifth Highest Opener of All-Time

(MAY 6 – MAY 8, 2016 estimates) Captain America: Civil War (Opening) – $181,791,000 The Jungle Book (Week 4) – $21,873,000 Mother’s Day (Week 2) – $9,006,141 The Huntsman: Winter’s War (Week 3) – $3,580,000 Keanu (Week 2) – $3,080,000 Barbershop: The Next Cut (Week 4) – $2,700,000 Zootopia (Week 10) – $2,677,000 The Boss […]

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Open Road’s ‘Bleed for This’ Gets Awards Season Friendly Release Date

Open Road Films is riding high after winning big at the Academy Awards earlier this year with Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” which walked away with two Oscars for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.  They’re gearing up for this upcoming season with Ben Younger’s highly anticipated “Bleed for This” with Miles Teller, being planted in the […]

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“Captain America: Civil War” Breaks New Fandango Record as Top Pre-Seller Among Superhero Movies

LOS ANGELES – May 3, 2016 – Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” is storming to the top of Fandango’s Fanticipation movie buzz indicator with a rare perfect score of 100 out of 100 points, representing more than 90% of Fandango’s weekend ticket sales. “Civil War” has generated record-breaking advance ticket sales, now ranking as Fandango’s #1 pre-selling superhero […]