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Bleiberg Cannes-bound with Posthumous

29 April 2014 11:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The company has acquired international sales rights to the romantic dramedy starring Jack Huston, Brit Marling and 2014 Cannes Film Festival master of ceremonies Lambert Wilson.

Lulu Wang’s Berlin-set Posthumous follows an artist who falls for a journalist after he pretends to be dead when mistaken reports of his demise send the vale of his art sky-rocketing.

Tom Schilling and Alexander Fehling also star and the film is in post.

Wang’s partner at Flying Box Productions, Bernadette Bürgi, produces. The German co-producers are Skady Lis of Getaway Pictures, Andro Steinborn of Arden Film, and Frank Evers, Helge Neubronner and Kristian Stern of Cine Plus.

The project is supported by the German Federal Film Fund.

“It feels like a film that Preston Sturges or George Cukor would be making if they were around today,” said Bleiberg Entertainment evp of acquisitions & production Nicholas Donnermeyer.

“Lulu does a great job creating a whirlwind cinematic romance that’s still very much »

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Tristan Weisgal joins Bleiberg

16 January 2014 7:00 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Bleiberg Entertainment has brought on Tristan Weisgal as vp of international sales and development heading into the Efm next month.

Weisgal (pictured) previously served at Cargo Entertainment and helped the founders to acquire films and license international territories.

He most recently served as a consultant during the Afm and in his new post will spearhead sales, assist the acquisitions team and play a role in developing the slate.

Ehud Bleiberg also announced that he has promoted longtime executives Nicholas Donnermeyer and Melanie Kollar to evp of acquisitions and production and evp of operations, respectively.

Bleiberg Entertainment’s slate includes Hunting Elephants starring Patrick Stewart and police thriller McCanick starring David Morse and the late Cory Monteith that premiered in Toronto and is due to open theatrically in the Us in March through Well Go USA Entertainment. »

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