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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...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: UK sales outfit boards SXSW-bound doc about iconic 80s band. Metro International has boarded sales on documentary Soul Boys of the Western World about iconic 1980s band Spandau Ballet, which is set to premiere at SXSW in March. The archive film charts the rise, fall and...

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...

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...

Cast includes John Hannah and Richard Dormer; Metro International handles sales. Shooting is underway in Belfast on Shooting For Socrates, about the 1986 World Cup when Northern Ireland met Brazil in the finals. Victoria Gregory of New Black Films is producing. James Erskine (One Night In Turin)...

He showed off some compelling comedy chops (not to mention disturbing fake genitalia) in We’re The Millers this year. Now Will Poulter is set to take a stab at the superhero genre with ads man Adam Randall calling the shots for iBoy. Adapted by Joe Barton...

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...