Cannes Film Market: Korea’s Ma Dong-seok Flexes Muscles in ‘Champion’

Ma Dong-seok, the star of hits “Train to Busan” and “Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds,” next stars in “Champion” a Korean sports comedy that will make its debut at the Cannes Film Market. The film is backed by Warner Bros. as part of its local film production incentive and will be released next […]

Ma Dong-seok, the star of hits “Train to Busan” and “Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds,” next stars in “Champion” a Korean sports comedy that will make its debut at the Cannes Film Market. The film is backed by Warner Bros. as part of its local film production incentive and will be released next […]

Dubai Goes To Cannes Places Accent on Female Arab Directors

Five films by the new generation of directors from the Arab world — four of them women — will be unveiled on Monday (May 22) at Dubai goes to Cannes, the Cannes Film Market’s pix-in-post industry showcase. They are supported by the Dubai film market which is the only bona fide movie mart in the… Read more »

Five films by the new generation of directors from the Arab world — four of them women — will be unveiled on Monday (May 22) at Dubai goes to Cannes, the Cannes Film Market’s pix-in-post industry showcase. They are supported by the Dubai film market which is the only bona fide movie mart in the... Read more »

Cannes: Nick Frost to Play ‘Captain Pugwash’ in Chinese-Backed Live Action Movie

British actor Nick Frost is set to play classic U.K. children’s character “Captain Pugwash” in a live action movie from Atticus Pictures, Carnaby International and China’s Costar Culture & Media. Carnaby is introducing the project to buyers at the Cannes Film Market this week. “Besides Winston Churchill and Henry VIII, Captain Horatio Pugwash seems like… Read more »

British actor Nick Frost is set to play classic U.K. children’s character “Captain Pugwash” in a live action movie from Atticus Pictures, Carnaby International and China’s Costar Culture & Media. Carnaby is introducing the project to buyers at the Cannes Film Market this week. “Besides Winston Churchill and Henry VIII, Captain Horatio Pugwash seems like... Read more »

Cannes: ‘Connasse’ Team Reunite for French Comedy ‘Saving Mum’ (First Look)

The director and star of French comedy hit “Connasse, Princesse des Coeurs” have reunited for a French-language remake of Danish comedy “All Inclusive.” The new film, which has a working title of “Saving Mum,” will see worldwide sales, excluding French-language territories, launched this week at the Cannes Film Market by U.K.-based sales company WestEnd Films…. Read more »

The director and star of French comedy hit “Connasse, Princesse des Coeurs” have reunited for a French-language remake of Danish comedy “All Inclusive.” The new film, which has a working title of “Saving Mum,” will see worldwide sales, excluding French-language territories, launched this week at the Cannes Film Market by U.K.-based sales company WestEnd Films.... Read more »

Cannes: ARRI Closes New Deals on Animated Film ‘Ploey’ (EXCLUSIVE)

ARRI Media International has closed a number of new deals on Icelandic-Belgian co-production “Ploey – You Never Fly Alone.” The German company, which is handling worldwide sales on the animated film, will present the first footage from the film at the Cannes Film Market this week. “Ploey” has picked up momentum coming into Cannes with… Read more »

ARRI Media International has closed a number of new deals on Icelandic-Belgian co-production “Ploey – You Never Fly Alone.” The German company, which is handling worldwide sales on the animated film, will present the first footage from the film at the Cannes Film Market this week. “Ploey” has picked up momentum coming into Cannes with... Read more »

Cannes: Noomi Rapace to Headline WestEnd Films Action Thriller ‘Close’

Noomi Rapace is set to star in action thriller “Close,” which WestEnd Films will introduce to worldwide buyers at the Cannes Film Market this week. The London-based international sales and feature film financing company has acquired worldwide sales rights to the film, which is written and directed by British filmmaker Vicky Jewson. “Close” sees the… Read more »

Noomi Rapace is set to star in action thriller “Close,” which WestEnd Films will introduce to worldwide buyers at the Cannes Film Market this week. The London-based international sales and feature film financing company has acquired worldwide sales rights to the film, which is written and directed by British filmmaker Vicky Jewson. “Close” sees the... Read more »

Cannes: Germany’s Global Screen Adds ‘Ooops!’ Animated Sequel to Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

The production team behind European animated hit “Ooops! Noah is Gone…” are taking the animals back to the ark, and to Cannes, with sequel “Ooops! The Adventure Continues…” Global Screen, the world sales arm of Germany’s Bavaria Film and Telepool, will introduce the sequel to buyers at the Cannes Film Market later this month. A… Read more »

The production team behind European animated hit “Ooops! Noah is Gone…” are taking the animals back to the ark, and to Cannes, with sequel “Ooops! The Adventure Continues…” Global Screen, the world sales arm of Germany’s Bavaria Film and Telepool, will introduce the sequel to buyers at the Cannes Film Market later this month. A... Read more »