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The American Film Market has unveiled the initial lineup of screenings for its 2018 edition, with 64 world premieres landing amid the more than 300 films set to be showcased.
Among the world premieres are Killers Anonymous, starring Gary Oldman and Jessica Alba; Running With the Devil, starring Nicolas Cage and Laurence Fishburne; Stano, starring Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara; Killerman, starring Liam Hemsworth; and Beautiful Darkness, starring Matthew Broderick and Chloe Sevigny.
Other films making their debut include Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion, starring Christian Clavier, Guillaume Briat and Elie Semoun; Balloon, starring Friedrich Mucke and Karoline Schuch; and the documentary Fidel Up Close.
Elsewhere, there will be screenings of Cuba Gooding Jr.’s directorial debut Bayou Caviar, starring Famke Janssen; the James Caan- and Tom Hollander-starring Holy Land; Hot Air, starring Steve Coogan and Neve Campbell; Jeremiah Terminator Leroy, starring Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern and Diane Kruger; Nomis, starring Ben Kingsley and Stanley Tucci, Saint Judy, starring Michelle Monaghan and Common; The Death & Life of John F. Donovan, starring Kit Harington and Natalie Portman; and The Panama Papers, directed by Alex Winter and narrated by Elijah Wood.
Two submissions for the foreign-language film Oscar category are also heading to the AFM, with Switzerland’s entry Eldorado and Germany’s offering Never Look Away screening to buyers.
Among the 150 speakers who will take to the stage at the Loews in Santa Monica are Alison Thompson of Cornerstone Films, Mudbound producer Cassian Elwes, Participant Media’s Krista Wegener and Ryan Turek of Blumhouse Productions.
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