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17 Jan Sony Pictures Classics Preempts US Rights To Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman Sundance Hot Title ‘The Father’

Sony Pictures Classics started the Sundance Film Festival acquisitions market off early, acquiring US and select international territories on the Florian Zeller-directed The Father. The adaptation of Zellers’s stage play stars Anthony Hopkins, the actor who is up for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for The Two Popes, and Oscar-winning The...

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10 Sep Bleecker Street Wins Toronto Title ‘Military Wives’ Directed By Peter Cattaneo

EXCLUSIVE: Bleecker Street is at the altar for U.S. rights to the Toronto Film Festival acquisitions title Military Wives, the Peter Cattaneo-directed film that stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan and Jason Flemyng. Cattaneo is best known for The Full Monty, and this one also has a feel-good element to it. Pic tells the true story...

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