Berlin 2013: Download THR's Day 2 'Daily'
In Day 2 of THR's Berlin Film Festival daily, the Weinstein Company acquires Wong Kar-wei's fest opener The Grandmaster, Tom Hardy joins the cast of thriller Locke and Kristen Stewart joins Jim Sturgess in The Big Shoe.
TWC Grabs U.S. Rights to Grandmaster
The Weinstein Co.’s acquisition of U.S. rights to Wong Kar-wai’s martial arts epic The Grandmaster has concluded months of speculation about the film’s international release. The sense of anticipation is mirrored by China’s very visible presence at the Berlinale this year.
Tom Hardy to Star in Action-Thriller Locke
Tom Hardy is set to headline director Steven Knight’s Locke, which IM Global’s specialty label Anthem has come aboard to fully finance.
Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Banks Join Big Shoe
Kristen stewart and Elizabeth Banks have joined the cast of Steven Shainberg’s The Big Shoe, which European outfit HanWay films is hopping to foreign buyers at the European Film Market.