Notorious Pictures acquires Isabel Coixet and Richard Linklater
by Camillo De Marco
- BERLIN 2015: The company has landed the rights for 12 titles at the Berlinale, including two German animated films and one Danish one
Notorious Pictures, which has been active in the field of acquiring full rights for cinematic works and marketing them across all distribution channels (cinema, home video, TV and new media) since 2012, has announced that it has acquired 12 new cinematic works at the Berlin Film Festival.
Specifically, these are the upcoming film by Spanish filmmaker Isabel Coixet, This Man, This Woman, which features a top-notch European cast including Penélope Cruz, Diane Kruger and Jude Law; the new project by Richard Linklater, That's What I'm Talking About, with Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin and Wyatt Russell; two German-produced animated films, Manou the Swift by Christian Haas, and Coconut the Little Dragon by Hubert Weiland and Nina Wels; another animated title, Albert [+see also:
film profile], by Danish director Karsten Kiilerich; Let It Snow by Jessie Nelson, starring Diane Keaton; the sci-fi horror remake The Blob by British filmmaker Simon West; Reversal by Mexico’s JM Cravioto, presented to much acclaim at Sundance; the thriller Shut In by Farren Blackburn, with Naomi Watts; the action film Sleepless Night by Swiss director Baran Bo Odar, with Jamie Foxx; The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, directed by Dustin Lance Black, the screenwriter for Milk; and Predestination by Australian brothers Michael and Peter Spierig, based on a story by the US science-fiction writer Robert Anson Heinlein.
“We are extremely satisfied with our acquisitions,” declared Guglielmo Marchetti, managing director and founder of Notorious Pictures, “which have allowed us to close our 2015 line-up and considerably strengthen our 2016 slate, thus providing a further boost to the potential of our library.”
(Translated from Italian)