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Following the first poster and trailer preview that dropped yesterday, Open Road Films has unveiled the first full trailer for Sleepless, along with a new photo. Jamie Foxx makes his return to the big screen for the first time since 2014's Annie with this action-packed thrill ride that could give some of the highly-anticipated releases coming out next spring a run for their money. Sleepless is actually a remake of the 2011 French thriller Nuit Blanche, which starred Lizzie Brochere and Pom Klementieff (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2).
Sleepless stars Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, White House Down) as undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs, who is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs' teenage son. In one sleepless night he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs »
Paris — TF1 Studio, the newly branded, vertically integrated film banner launched by France’s top commercial network, has been significantly ramping up its French and international acquisitions with a distribution slate headlined by Angelin Preljocaj and Valerie Muller’s “Polina,” Helen Mirren starrer “Eye in the Sky,” John Carney’s “Sing Street,” John Moore’s “It,” and “Loving Vincent,” an animated feature about iconic Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh.
Under the leadership of Tristan du Laz, who previously ran TF1 Video and MyTF1VOD, and Nathalie Toulza-Madar, the former head of TF1 Films Production, TF1 Studio will release about 20 films per year (compared with nine in 2015), two-thirds of which will be released theatrically. Other films will be released digitally on the company’s thriving online service, MyTF1VOD.
The arrival of Harvard-educated Gilles Pelisson at the helm of TF1 network in February marks a new era for the company, which »
- Elsa Keslassy
Open Road Films announced today they are releasing the Jamie Foxx thriller “Sleepless” on February 24, 2017. Based on the 2011 French film “Nuit Blanche,” the movie centers on cop with a connection to the criminal underworld who scours a nightclub in search of his kidnapped son. Sleepless stars Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, White House Down) […]
- Edward Davis
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