11 February 2013 8:43 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Berlin -- Jeremy Renner thriller Kill the Messenger, the biopic of disgraced journalist Gary Webb, has been a top seller at the European Film Market in Berlin.   Focus Features International co-president Alison Thompson said Monday that rights to distribute the movie have been snapped up by buyers across the globe. Director Michael Cuesta begins shooting Kill the Messenger in the summer from a script by Peter Landesman. Focus boarded the project on the eve of the European Film Market in Berlin and will release the film in the U.S. (The project previously was set up at Focus parent

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