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Paul Mescal to Lead Espionage Thriller ‘A Spy by Nature’ for Kevin Macdonald

Paul Mescal is stepping into the spy world for the first time. The Emmy and BAFTA-winning Normal People breakout, recently seen in festival favorite Aftersun and last year’s The Lost Daughter, is set to lead A Spy By Nature for Oscar winner Kevin Macdonald (The Mauritanian, The Last King of Scotland, State of Play). HanWay […]

Viggo Mortensen to Direct Vicky Krieps in Western Love Story ‘The Dead Don’t Hurt’

Viggo Mortensen has lined up another stint behind the camera following his well-received directorial debut Falling. The Lord of the Rings actor, most recently seen in David Cronenberg’s Cannes-bowing body horror movie Crimes of the Future alongside Léa Seydoux, is set to direct the Western love story The Dead Don’t Hurt, in which he’ll star […]

Cohen Media Group Acquires Jeremy Thomas’ U.K. Sales Titan HanWay Films

In a move that will turn heads across the industry, Charles Cohen’s Cohen Media Group has acquired international sales company HanWay Films, the banner founded by legendary producer Jeremy Thomas (and that was co-owned with his partner Peter Watson). While financial details weren’t disclosed splashy purchase sees real estate billionaire Cohen add to his growing […]

Rupert Everett Casts Kit Clarke, John Malkovich, Kristin Scott Thomas in Autobiographical Feature ‘Lost and Found in Paris’

Having already told the story of Oscar Wilde’s time in Paris in 2018’s The Happy Prince, noted British actor, director and author Rupert Everett is set to turn the lens on his own period in the French capital. Lost and Found in Paris will dive into the hedonism, seduction and intrigue of 1970s Paris, with […]

Suki Waterhouse’s ‘Seance’ Lands at RLJE Films, Shudder

Inanna Sarkis also stars in the mystery horror pic for Dark Castle Entertainment, HanWay Films and Ingenious Media and director Simon Barrett.

Berlin: Zoe Saldana Boards Fencing Drama ‘Fencer,’ Casey Affleck Producing

Zoe Saldana is set to play a competitive fencer in 'Fencer,' which Casey Affleck is producing.

AFM: Inanna Sarkis Joins Suki Waterhouse in ‘Seance’ Horror Pic (Exclusive)

After star Inanna Sarkis is joining Suki Waterhouse in Seance, a horror pic for Dark Castle Entertainment, HanWay Films and Ingenious Media and director Simon Barrett.

Oscar Isaac to Star in Paul Schrader’s Revenge Thriller ‘The Card Counter’

Paul Schrader has tapped Oscar Isaac for his next feature, revenge thriller 'The Card Counter.'

Naomi Watts, Sophia Lillis to Star in Family Drama ‘Burning Season’

At the Cannes Film Festival, HanWay Films will introduce 'Ophelia' director Claire McCarthy's latest feature.

Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy to Star in Lone Scherfig Rom-Com

HanWay Films will handle international sales of 'Their Finest Hour and a Half,' co-financed by BBC Films.

AFM: Charlie Hunnam Toplines Thai Boxing Drama ‘A Prayer Before Dawn’

The 'Sons of Anarchy' star is headed to prison for Jean-Stephane Sauvaire's martial arts thriller