Embankment Films

17 Jan Sony Pictures Classics Preempts US Rights To Hot Title ‘The Father’

Sony Pictures Classics started the Sundance Film Festival acquisitions market off early, acquiring US and select international territories on the Florian Zeller-directed The Father. The adaptation of Zellers’s stage play stars Anthony Hopkins, the actor who is up for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for The Two Popes, and Oscar-winning The...

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10 Sep Bleecker Street Wins Toronto Title ‘Military Wives’ Directed By Peter Cattaneo

EXCLUSIVE: Bleecker Street is at the altar for U.S. rights to the Toronto Film Festival acquisitions title Military Wives, the Peter Cattaneo-directed film that stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan and Jason Flemyng. Cattaneo is best known for The Full Monty, and this one also has a feel-good element to it. Pic tells the true story...

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