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Berlin 2015: Octavia Spencer to Star in Biopic 'Seacole'

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer will head the cast of Seacole. The actress will be reunited with The Help producer Brunson Green. Spencer will play Mary Seacole,a Jamaican nurse of  Scottish and Creole descent who helped soldiers during the Crimean War (1853-1856) despite confronting prejudice. 105 more words

Sundance: A24 Acquires 'Mississippi Grind'

Mississippi Grind

Acquired: January 28
By: A24
Purchase Price: $2m, via Deadline
Director: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Ben Mendelsohn, Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton, Alfre Woodard and Robin Weigart… 80 more words

Berlin: Sierra/Affinity Boards Matthew McConaughey's 'Gold'

Sierra/Affinity will handle international sales in Berlin next month for the film ‘Gold‘ starring Matthew McConaughey.

The film, which is scripted by Patrick Madsett and John Zinman, will be directed by Stephen Gaghan ( 49 more words

Penelope Cruz and Diane Kruger to Star in 'This Man, This Woman'

Academy Award winner Penelope Cruz and Diane Kruger  are in final talks to star in the upcoming romantic feature film ‘This Man, This Woman,’ to be directed by Isabel Coixet (Nobody Wants the Night). 211 more words

IM Global Boards Mel Gibson's Directorial Feature 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Mel Gibson’s long-awaited return to the director’s chair for the first time in nearly a decade is almost here. The upcoming epic will star Andrew Garfield in the lead role. 92 more words

Sundance 2015: Magnolia Pictures, Participant Acquire 'Best of Enemies'

Best Of Enemies

Acquired: January 28
By: Magnolia & Participant
Purchase Price:  high six figures
Director: Academy Award-winning Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom) and Robert Gordon… 163 more words