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Paris-based Kmbo has acquired all French distribution rights to “Emil & Ida in Lonneberga,” a Swedish animated feature based on Astrid Lindgren’s popular children’s novels.
Directed by animation vet Per Ahlin, “Emil & Ida” follows the adventures of Emil, a little pranskter who lives on a farm in a small Swedish village with his parents and little sister.
Lindgren’s novels were translated in 44 languages. The feature grossed a healthy $1.4 million in Sweden where it was given a wide release on Dec. 25 handled by Sf Film. It also opened in Denmark on January 23.
Kmbo will be releasing the feature in theaters by the end of the year and will work with French schools networks, explained Gregoire Marchal, head of distribution for Gregoire Marchal, who attended Annecy.
The Gallic distributor also recently acquired “Blind, »
- Elsa Keslassy
Under the exclusive deal with Shine International, all episodes of the first season of FX‘s The Bridge will be available on Hulu Plus beginning today. Limited promotional episodes also will be available on Hulu.com. Starring Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger, the present-day crime thriller explores tensions on the Us-Mexico border. Ted Levine, Annabeth Gish and Thomas M. Wright co-star. The Bridge is a co-production of Shine America and FX Prods. It was adapted for American television from the international hit series Bron/Broen by executive producers Meredith Stiehm and Elwood Reid. Shine America’s Carolyn G. Bernstein and Filmlance’s Lars Blomgren also exec produce. Season two of The Bridge premieres on FX July 9. »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
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