4 items from 2016
When thinking about the great flying pictures of Hollywood’s Golden Age, many would immediately turn to war films containing dogfights, high political drama and the sense that all the death we see onscreen is somehow noble because it’s for the causes of peace and freedom. But perhaps the greatest of these pictures, Only Angels Have Wings, isn’t a war movie and doesn’t contain a single dogfight. It’s an altogether smaller story than those sweeping dramas, and all the more powerful for it.
When Jean Arthur’s chorus girl, Bonnie, gets off a steamer at the fictional South American port of Barranca, she expects to see the sights (comprising a bustling market, a couple of dive bars and a rickety open-topped »
- Mark Allen
Snd has acquired rights for France, Notorious Pictures for Italy, Corbi for Spain, and Swen Group International for Latin America.
The Solution’s co-founder and partner Lisa Wilson and her team have also closed deals in: Portugal (Cinemundo), the Middle East (Eagle Films), Greece and India (Tanweer), South Africa (Times Media Films), Taiwan (Ipa), Turkey (Aqua/Pinema Group), Indonesia (Pt Prima), and Singapore (Shaw Organisation).
Entertainment In Motion picked up airlines rights and talks are ongoing with other major territories.
Production is set for May in the UK. Justin Chadwick directs the story about a journalist »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
Justin Chadwick (Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, The Other Boleyn Girl) has assembled one hell of a cast for his next directorial effort. Solution Entertainment Group has announced that Harrison Ford, Anthony Hopkins, Paul Bettany, Game of Thrones Natalie Dormer and Martin Freeman have all joined Official Secrets, a true-story espionage thriller based on Marcia and Thomas Mitchell's best-selling book The... Read More »
- Jesse Giroux
Paul Bettany, Natalie Dormer, Martin Freeman, Anthony Hopkins and Harrison Ford have joined the cast of the Justin Chadwick-directed espionage thriller Official Secrets. The pic is based on the bestselling book The Spy Who Tried To Stop A War: Katherine Gun And The Secret Plot To Sanction The Iraq Invasion by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell. Sara and Gregory Bernstein penned the script and Elizabeth Fowler (Devil’s Knot) is producing. Principal photography is set to start in… »
4 items from 2016
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