Author: Embankment Films

03 Aug Toronto Film Festival: Emily Bronte Movie ‘Emily’ to Open Platform Competition

The lineup includes Daniel Goldhaber’s eco-thriller 'How to Blow Up a Pipeline' and Cedric Ido’s 'The Gravity.' The Emily Brontë movie Emily, with Sex Education breakout Emma Mackey playing the author in the movie from writer-director Frances O’Connor and U.S. distributor Bleecker Street, will open the...

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26 Jul Venice film festival unveils line-up – The Son (UK) Dir. Florian Zeller

The line-up of the 79th Venice Film Festival (August 31-September 10) has been announced by festival president Roberto Cicutto and artistic director Alberto Barbera. The heavyweight competition line-up includes films by Alejandro G. Inarritu, Joanna Hogg, Susanna Nicchiarelli, Darren Aronofsky, Andrew Dominik, Luca Guadagnino, Martin McDonagh...

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17 May Bleecker Street Buys Emma Mackey’s Emily Brontë Biopic From Frances O’Connor

Bleecker Street has bought the U.S. rights for writer-director Frances O’Connor’s directorial debut, “Emily,” which tells the story of author Emily Brontë’s real-life romance in the lead up to her seminal novel, “Wuthering Heights.” Bleecker Street is planning a 2023 theatrical release Stateside, while Warner Bros. will...

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11 May Paulson, Mackie, Freeman & Aduba Among Cast For Movie Version Of Pulitzer & Tony Winner ‘Clybourne Park’

EXCLUSIVE: Emmy winner Sarah Paulson (12 Years a Slave), Gotham Award winner Anthony Mackie (Captain America), BAFTA winner Martin Freeman (The Hobbit), and triple Emmy winner Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black) will star in feature Clybourne Park, which is a hot package launching for the Cannes market. Bruce Norris’ adaptation of his incendiary Pulitzer-, Tony- and...

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10 May Embankment unveils first look at Lone Scherfig’s ‘The Movie Teller’ (exclusive)

UK sales outfit Embankment has unveiled a first look at Lone Scherfig’s The Movie Teller. Screen can exclusively reveal the image, which features newcomer Alondra Valenzuela with Bérénice Bejo and Antonio de la Torre. The Spanish-language film is set in a 1960s mining community in Chile’s Atacama Desert, where it is...

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09 May Embankment Joins Forces With ‘Death Of Stalin’ Producer Loader To Create Free Range Entertainment

EXCLUSIVE: UK sales and production firm Embankment (The Father, The Wife) is teaming up with veteran UK producer Kevin Loader (The Death Of Stalin, The Lady In The Van) to create new label Free Range Entertainment. The key shareholders in the company are Embankment’s Tim Haslam and Hugo Grumbar and Free Range’s...

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