Press

Under Milk Wood begins shoot

12:18 25 June in Screen Daily by mike

Principal photography on an adaptation of Under Milk Wood, starring Rhys Ifans, has begun in Wales. Based on Dylan Thomas’s classic radio drama, Under Milk Wood stars Ifans as First Voice/Captain Cat, an old sea captain who dreams of his deceased crew members and lost love. Directed...

Brian Cox, Martin Freeman join American Hangman

11:12 18 May in Screen Daily by mike

Metro International’s thriller is written and directed by Wilson Coneybeare. Brian Cox and Martin Freeman will star in American Hangman. Metro International’s US-based thriller is written and directed by playwright and documentarian Wilson Coneybeare, and centures on a kidnap plot that exploits the dark side of social...

Spandau stays ‘true’ to Cannes crowd

11:10 17 May in Screen Daily by mike

Famed ’80s English band Spandau Ballet arrived in Cannes to support their film Soul Boys of the Western World. Following the film’s market screening, Tony Hadley belted out sing-along favourites including ‘True’ and ‘Gold’ to a packed house at Plage Royal. Guitarist Steve Norman rocked it...

Metrodome takes Spandau Ballet doc for UK

11:09 15 May in Screen Daily by mike

EXCLUSIVE: UK distributor nabs music doc from Metro International. UK distributor Metrodome Distribution has picked up Spandau Ballet doc Soul Boys of the Western Worldfrom Metro International. The SXSW title, which documents the story of the iconic ‘80s band through newsreel footage and new video content from...

Spandau Ballet doc set for Cannes

11:20 28 April in Screen Daily by mike

EXCLUSIVE: Metro International to screen documentary about 80s band to buyers. Soul Boys of the Western World, a documentary about 1980s group Spandau Ballet that proved a hit at SXSW in March, is to be screened to buyers at the Cannes Marché next month, handled by...

Irish comedy The Stag sells to US

11:13 19 February in Screen Daily by mike

EXCLUSIVE: Metro International inks multiple deals for Toronto premiere, starring Sherlock’s Andrew Scott. UK sales outfit Metro International has inked a number of deals on Irish comedy The Stag, including a US deal with Tribeca Film. Additional sales comprise Canada (TVA), Australia/NZ (Umbrella Entertainment), German-speaking Europe (Drei...