EXCLUSIVE: Gravitas Ventures has acquired U.S. rights to Barney Thomson, the comedic thriller starring and helmed by Robert Carlyle in his feature directorial debut. Carlyle and Emma Thompson lead a cast that includes Ray Winstone and Tom Courtenay. 211 more words
The boards of Pfizer and Ireland’s Allergan on Sunday approved a merger deal worth $160 billion.
The deal would create the largest drugmaker by sales. It combines cash and stock and is expected to close in the second half of next year, pending customary approval. 103 more words
On this extra jumbo edition of the Ale Evangelist Show, the guys are introduced to Strike Brewing Co. out of San Jose. They try the flagship The Colossus of Clout, a fine Irish Red ale, AND the Winter Camp Olde Ale. 195 more words
Bold Films is stepping into the YA ring with the acquisition of Patrick Carman’s 2010 novel 13 Days To Midnight. Combining themes of super powers, ancient conspiracies and growing into adulthood, the story is a dark morality tale centered on Jacob Fielding, a teenager who receives incredible power when his foster father whispers to him “you are indestructible.” That power however comes with a dark history that Jacob must discover to keep himself and his friends alive. 366 more words
Various media outlets are reporting that even as the U.S. Treasury may be preparing to adopt a stricter stance toward corporate tax inversions, Pfizer is continuing to pursue a potential acquisition of Allergan. 141 more words
The untitled feature-length doc about iconic Brit rock group Oasis has sold well for Luc Roeg’s Independent. The film, which is to be directed by Mat Whitecross, produced by James Gay Rees, Fiona Neilson and Simon Halfon with Asif Kapadia on board as exec producer, was bought by Ascot Elite (Germany), Lucky Red (Italy), Madman (Australia & New Zealand), D Films (Canada), Edko (Hong Kong), Ascot Elite (Switzerland), Cine Lux (Korea), Move Matters (Documentary Club) (Thailand), and MovieCloud (Taiwan). 107 more words