Embankment Films

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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28 Jan Embankment Nabs Wim Wenders’ ‘Submergence’ With Alicia Vikander, James McAvoy

U.K. sales banner Embankment has acquired Wim Wenders’ “Submergence,” an epic love story with Oscar-nominated Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”) and James McAvoy (“X-Men”) in the run up to Berlin Film Festival. One of the most buzzed-about projects to be pitched at next month’s European Film...

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28 Jan Embankment Boards Alicia Vikander-James McAvoy Love Story ‘Submergence’

Embankment Films has boarded the Wim Wenders-directed love story Submergencestarring Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy. Pitched as an epic love story,Submergence is produced by Cameron Lamb’s Lila 9th Productions, together with Backup Media and Neue Road Movies and starts shooting in March 2016 throughout Spain, Germany...

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