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French studio Federation’s new theatrical sales arm Ginger & Fed and Paris-based genre specialist WTFilms have unveiled a slew of AFM deals for apocalyptic thriller Survive.
The film has sold to UK, Australia, and New Zeeland (Signature Entertainment), Germany (Capelight), Italy (Eagle Pictures), Spain (A Contracorriente Films), CIS (exl Ukraine), Baltic States (UVR), Ukraine (Top Film Distribution), Poland (M2 Films), Hungary (Vertigo Media), Benelux (Vertigo Films Distribution), the Middle East (Salim Ramia), Latin America (Gussi), South Korea (Scene and sound), Turkey (Chantier), The Philippines (808 Films), Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Directed by Frédéric Jardin, the film stars Émilie Dequenne as a woman battling for survival after a sailing trips takes a terrifying turn when a tragic polarity reversal drains the water from the oceans and she and her children find themselves in an inhospitable land inhabited by hungry, flesh-eating creatures.
Survive is the latest joint production from Monkey Pack (part of Robin&Co, a Federation company) and M.E.S Productions, which previously collaborated on Coralie Fargeat’s hit thriller Revenge.
The sales on Survive mark the first set of deals to be announced by Ginger & Fed, following its launch with sales veteran Sabine Chemaly at the helm on the eve of the AFM.
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Thai police have arrested an anti-junta activist today for defaming the monarchy in what human rights groups said was the first case of lese-majeste brought under Thailand's new king.
Griff has teamed up with Coldplay’s Chris Martin’s for her emotive new song, ‘Astronaut’ – check it out below.Griff supported Coldplay on their European stadium tour this year and in a statement, the musician explained how Martin asked her to play him some music she was in the process of writing while on tour. After hearing ‘Astronaut’, he offered to help her with the song.“I’d produced ‘Astronaut’ and written it 100% by myself,” Griff said in a statement.
EXCLUSIVE: Tubi has acquired North American rights to Spanish and English-language thriller Upon Entry from French sales firm Charades and Anonymous Content Independent.
Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Something Special, the Seoul-based international format agency founded by format specialists Jin Woo Hwang (president and executive producer) and Kim In Soon (EVP & head of content) announce that ITV Studios has optioned the hit Korean celebrity format “Battle in the Box” for France, Australia, New Zealand, and Israel. The deal was unveiled on Wednewday, the first full day of the Asia Television Forum and Market (ATF) in Singapore. “Battle in the Box,” created by Korea’s NMedia and represented globally by Something Special, has previously seen deals announced with Fremantle for Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Portugal.
Amber Liu, a member of K-pop girl group f(x), has announced new dates for her upcoming 2024 ‘No More Sad Songs’ world tour.Today (December 5), Amber Liu revealed the new Asia, Australia and New Zealand legs of her upcoming 2024 tour. It’ll feature four shows in Asia – in Japan, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore – alongside two Aussie concerts and one New Zealand performance in February and March.In addition, the f(x) singer also announced that indie pop singer-songwriter Marielle Kraft will join her on the North American leg of the tour, which features eight shows across January 2024.
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Manchester United will hope to get over their Champions League disappointment quickly when they travel to Newcastle United this weekend.
Lana Del Rey put her own spin on ‘Unchained Melody’ for NBC’s new Christmas at Graceland special.The holiday special marks the first occasion that a live musical Christmas event has been broadcast from Elvis Presley‘s Memphis estate to celebrate the legacy of the late artist. Other a artists to grace the line-up include Post Malone, Kacey Musgraves, Alanis Morissette and John Legend.While ‘Unchained Melody’, which Del Rey covered, was most famously performed by The Righteous Brothers and is particularly famous for appearing in the film Ghost, it does have a link with Presley.
Henry Kissinger, the former secretary of state and national security advisor under Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford and advisor to George W. Bush, has died, according to a release from his Kissinger Associates. He was TK.
John Hopewell Chief International Correspondent BUENOS AIRES — Paris-based sales agency MPM Premium has has closed its second major territory deal on “On the Go,” toplining “Elite” star Omar Ayuso in an Andalusia-set road movie with lashings of sun, sex and sensuality. Directed by Maria Gisèle Royo and Julia de Castro, and one of Spain’s most memorable feature debuts, “On the Go” has been licensed to Outplay Films which plans a theatrical release in Sumer 2024 after the film’s French premiere in premiere in Chéries Chéris.
EXCLUSIVE: Whale with Steve Backshall, the latest high-end natural history series out of the UK is racking up international sales, as the Sky Nature show’s executive producer Wendy Darke talked up the importance of distribution and tax credits in getting such programs made.
LadBaby would be stepping down from their streak of annual Number One tracks.Comprised of Mark and Roxanne Hoyle, the LadBaby duo have consistently topped the charts around Christmas for their sausage roll-themed takes on famous tracks. These include ‘We Built This City’ (2018), ‘I Love Sausage Rolls’ (2019), ‘Don’t Stop Me Eatin’’ (2020), ‘Sausage Rolls For Everyone’ (2021) and ‘Food Aid’ (2022).Now, Official Charts Company have revealed the artists who are most likely to take the top position on the UK charts – compiling a list of the contending songs for the 2023 Christmas Number One.Among those listed are a variety of charity singles, including ‘West End Girls’ – the recently shared track by post-punk duo Sleaford Mods.
J. Kim Murphy Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman has filmed a lot of things — dismissive budget negotiations among UC Berkeley administrators, dead end conversations inside a New York welfare center, a live capuchin monkey being decapitated by scientists. But before he saw any of that, the Boston native saw Bill Russell win the NBA Finals.
Brian Jonestown Massacre shocked fans in attendance at the Forum Theatre in Melbourne, Australia yesterday (November 21), when members of the band began brawling among themselves onstage mid-performance.The concert – which was the ninth of their planned 12 shows across Australia and New Zealand – came to an abrupt end just six songs into their setlist after the fight broke out. Clips of the scuffle have found their way onto social media following the incident, and depict frontman and founder Anton Newcombe instructing guitarist Ryan Van Kriedt to leave the stage.“Cut off this guy’s mic, put down my guitar, party’s over captain,” Newcombe said to Van Kriedt onstage as fans watched on in confusion.
Post Malone has covered songs from The Proclaimers and Sublime with a local bar house band while performing in New Zealand.This past Sunday (November 19), the rapper – who currently touring Australia and New Zealand – made a special appearance at Doolan’s Irish Pub in Auckland, where he surprised patrons with covers The Proclaimers and Sublime.For his special performance, Post Malone covered The Proclaimers’ ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)’ and Sublime’s ‘What I Got’ with the house band at Doolan’s Irish Pub. See fan-filled footage of the covers below.I met posty last night in my bar Danny Doolans in Auckland, asked him if he could get on stage and he actually did it!!! Legend ❤️ @Post Malone #nz #aucklamd #DannyDoolans #postmalone ♬ original sound – Sydney Eady @Post Malone #auckland #dannydoolans #postmalone #500miles ♬ original sound – Jana The cover comes after Post Malone most recently performed a cover of Alice In Chains’ ‘Them Bones’ during a recent radio session on The Howard Stern Show last month.Speaking with Howard Stern during that same interview, the American rapper and singer remembered a backstage encounter with Taylor Swift, who revealed she was a fan of Posty’s ‘Better Now’ from his album ‘Beerbongs & Bentleys’.“We were just passing by and she was like, ‘Oh my God! Nice to see you.
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Kaley Cuoco and David Oyelowo star in Prime Video‘s Role Play, a comedic action spy thriller that is set to drop on the streamer on January 12, 2024.
Variety hosted “U.S. Filmmaking in France: Living the French Experience,” a series of panels with directors, producers and executives who discussed their experiences filming in the European country.
for his rumoured relationship with Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce has now turned heads by sharing a Christmas cover recorded alongside his brother, Jason.The track hears Jason, who plays as the centre for NFL team Philadelphia Eagles, join forces with his sibling, who is the Kansas City Chiefs tight end, for a new festive duet titled ‘Fairytale Of Philadelphia’.It’s a cover and reworking of ‘Fairytale Of New York’, the classic Christmas song by The Pogues, and includes each brother serenading one other with their respective verses including the line: “You’re the king of South Philly”.The track is taken from the Philadelphia Eagles’ upcoming holiday album ‘A Philly Special Christmas Special’ and the brothers first teased their link-up on Instagram last night (November 14).In a clip the Kelces are seen as claymation-style puppets who take to the stage to perform together.A post shared by A Philly Special Christmas (@aphillyspecialchristmas)“We’re here recording the Christmas album and the guys have an idea that maybe you could hop on,” Jason told his brother in a follow-up Instagram post, explaining how the song was created.“It’s like two people fighting, but then they really love each other. That kind of works really good for our relationship.