Acquisitions: Paris, Abandoned, Largo

“Julie Delpy’s romantic comedy “2 Days in Paris” has been acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films and Netflix’s Red Envelope Entertainment. Goldwyn will release the film theatrically this Summer, with Red Envelope helping with promotion and Netflix distribution after a standard theatrical window…” (full details)

“Filmax has sold U.S. rights to Eastern Europe backwoods chiller “The Abandoned” to After Dark Films. Lionsgate has committed to open “Abandoned” on 1,250 screens in the U.S. next Friday. The thriller follows a Hollywood producer to the deep forest of Russia where she takes ownership of her crumbling family homestead. There she encounters her brother and her own ghost…” (full details)

“Directed by Jerome Salle, a “Largo Winch” movie is expected to enter production in the Fall. The jean van Hamme-created book/comic book/TV series tells stories of how Largo, the adopted son of ultra-rich businessman Nerio who commits suicide. Winch faced a never ending string of threats to his business holdings, all of which he fought off while simultaneously investigating, then ultimately avenging, his adoptive father’s suicide which wasn’t quite what it at first seemed…” (full details)