Embankment Films

05 May Alicia Vikander, James McAvoy’s ‘Submergence’ Pre-Sold to More Than 30 Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

Major international distributors have embarked on Wim Wenders’ buzzed-about epic romance “Submergence,” which is currently shooting with Oscar winner Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy. Since unveiling the project at Berlin’s EFM, up-and-coming U.K. outfit Embankment has pre-sold “Submergence” to more than 30 territories, including Lionsgate for the U.K.,...

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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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