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Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas Starrer ‘Official Competition’ Gets International Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

In the run-up to its roll-out in cinema theaters around the world, Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas starrer “Official Competition” has a official trailer. Variety has had exclusive access…

‘Dracula’ Producer Hammer Films Teams With Network Distributing to Form Hammer Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

The U.K.’s Network Distributing has sealed a deal with iconic British horror label Hammer Films to form Hammer Studios Ltd. Network’s managing director Tim Beddows and financial director…

Searchlight Acquires ‘The Defender,’ Starring Sterling K. Brown as Pioneering Attorney Scipio Africanus Jones

Searchlight Pictures has acquired script rights to “The Defender,” starring Sterling K. Brown as the pioneering lawyer Scipio Africanus Jones, who risked his life and career to defend…

Endorphin Acquires Croatian Star Nina Violic’s Directorial Debut, ‘Kick and Scream’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Athens-based Endorphin Film Sales has acquired the rights to “Kick and Scream,” the directorial debut of Croatian actress Nina Violić (“Our Everyday Life,” “The Son”), the company announced…

WarnerMedia France Appoints Head of Local Theatrical Production

WarnerMedia France has appointed Stéphane Quéneudec as head of local theatrical production to strengthen its French original productions team. Quéneudec, who has been at the company since 2007…

Studiocanal’s ‘The Wolf and the Lion’ Gets U.S. Distribution Deal with Blue Fox (EXCLUSIVE)

Blue Fox Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Studiocanal’s adventure family film “The Wolf and the Lion” from French director Gilles de Maistre who previously helmed “Mia and…

A Boy Called Christmas Trailer #2 Reveals Santa’s Origin Story on Netflix

Put the skeletons back in the closet and bring out the wreaths and stockings. It’s November, which as we all know, means that the Christmas season is beginning.…

Studiocanal Launches Sales on Cedric Klapisch’s Dance-Based Film ‘Rise’ – AFM (EXCLUSIVE)

Studiocanal has begun worldwide sales on writer-director Cédric Klapisch’s “Rise” (En corps) at the virtual American Film Market this week. A story of resilience set in Paris and…

‘The Railway Children Return’ First Look and Trailer Revealed, Studiocanal Launches Sales – AFM (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety can reveal the first look poster and trailer of the long awaited sequel to all-time British kids’ classic film “The Railway Children” from Studiocanal. Studiocanal is launching…

HBO Max France: Canal Plus Executive Vera Peltekian Set to Lead Local Streamer (EXCLUSIVE)

WarnerMedia International has appointed well-respected Canal Plus executive Vera Peltekian as VP and commissioning editor of original production for France. Based in Paris, Vera will commission original programming…

‘Terminator 2,’ ‘Basic Instinct’ to Return to Studiocanal Distribution Portfolio as NBCUniversal Deal Ends – Global Bulletin

CATALOG In January of 2022, Studiocanal is set to regain distribution rights to more than 200 high-profile feature films, ending its long-term distribution deal with NBCUniversal, and will…

RAI Acquires Animated Series ‘The Adventures of Paddington,’ ‘Esther’s Notebooks’ from Studiocanal

Italian broadcaster RAI has made two high-profile acquisitions from European production, distribution and sales powerhouse Studiocanal: Three seasons of “Esther’s Notebooks” and Seasons 1 and 2 of “The…