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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...

Monterey media warms to Sun

11:04 14 January in Screen Daily by mike

The distributor has picked up US rights to Half Of A Yellow Sun starring Golden Globe nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor. The film premiered in Toronto and is based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel of the same name. Playwright Biyi Bandele’s directorial debut also stars Thandie Newton in the...

Distribution: Goldwyn takes Chemistry

11:01 07 January in Screen Daily by mike

Samuel Goldwyn Films will release Occupant Film’s Better Living Through Chemistry starring and Sam Rockwell and Olivia Wilde in spring in the US. Universal Studios Home Entertainment will handle US home entertainment while Universal Pictures International Entertainment will handle all ancillary platforms in the UK, the...

Will Poulter logs onto Metro’s iBoy

10:52 06 November in Screen Daily by mike

EXCLUSIVE: Adam Randall to direct London-set thriller, written by Screen Star of Tomorrow Joe Barton. We’re The Millers and Son of Rambow star Will Poulter is to lead the cast in the adaptation of well-received superhero novel iBoy, about a teenage boy who gains special powers...

Irish comedy The Stag sells to UK

11:15 20 August in Screen Daily by mike

EXCLUSIVE: Metro International Entertainment is to handle world sales for Treasure Entertainment’s comedy The Stag, which makes its world premiere in the Discovery section of the Toronto International Film Festival. Metro International has also struck a significant all-rights deal for the UK and Ireland with Arrow...