Embankment Films

11 Apr Elizabeth Debicki Joins Simon Baker’s Directorial Debut ‘Breath’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Elizabeth Debicki, Richard Roxburgh and Rachael Blake have joined the cast of Simon Baker’s Australian drama “Breath,” Variety has learned exclusively. Filming has begun in Australia on Baker’s feature film directorial debut, based on Tim Winton’s best-selling novel. Set in mid-’70s coastal Australia, “Breath” follows two...

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18 Feb Embankment names Max Pirkis head of acquisitions and distribution

Sales outfit has been at EFM with Submergence. Embankment Films has appointed Max Pirkis as head of acquisitions and distribution with immediate effect. Pirkis, who joined the London-based sales firm in 2013, now heads up and manages Embankment’s acquisitions slate while also co-ordinating international delivery and distribution...

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12 Feb Churchill biopic to be directed by Jonathan Teplitzky; adds cast

EXCLUSIVE: Stanley Tucci, Miranda Richardson join drama Churchill starring Brian Cox. Upcoming Winston Churchill biopic Churchill, starring Brian Cox as the British wartime leader, has attached Jonathan Teplitzky (The Railway Man) as director. Churchill will also star Miranda Richardson (Testament Of Youth) as the Prime Minister’s wife...

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28 Jan Embankment boards Alicia Vikander, James McAvoy love story ‘Submergence’ from Wim Wenders

Sales outfit to introduce buyers to Submergence at the EFM.   X-Men star James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander, the Oscar-nominated star of The Danish Girl, have been confirmed to topline love story Submergence from director Wim Wenders (Wings Of Desire). The film, which is due to shoot this March...

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