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While Taneli Mustonen Heads For Bodom Set up last year to champion Scandinavian horror, the Nordic Genre Invasion has most recently infiltrated Cannes, where some significant deals have advanced the cause. Taneli Mustonen’s Bodom is finally underway, and it’s been joined on its journey to production by Pål Oie’s Villmark ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Freemantle Takes Global Sales On Paolo Sorrentino’s Jude Law-Starrer ‘The Young Pope’ Variety – Music

ROME – Freemantle International has taken global sales on Oscar-winning Italian director Paolo Sorrentino’s TV series, “The Young Pope,” toplining Jude Law as an imaginary pontiff who is the first Italian-American pope in history. As previously announced, shooting is set to start this summer on the promising skein which Rupert ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Lionel Uzan Tapped by Federation Ent. Variety – Music

France’s Lionel Uzan, a former Summit board member and architect of the build of the SND-M6 Group in France, is joining Pascal Breton’s TV production-distribution house, the Paris and L.A.-based Federation Entertainment Group, in the newly created position of its managing director. Reporting to Breton, and a partner in Federation ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

TrustNordisk Sells Cannes’ Directors Fortnight Pic ‘The Here After’ to U.K., Korea Variety – Music

PARIS– Scandi house TrustNordisk closed a bunch of territories on Swedish helmer Magnus von Horn’s feature debut “The Here After,” which world premiered at Cannes’ Directors Fortnight. Sales closed at Cannes include the U.K. (Soda Pictures) and Korea (Atnine Film Co.). Nour Films will distribute the movie in France. The ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more