Sony Sells Teen Spy Series ‘Alex Rider’ to Viaplay, Starzplay and Showmax in Slate of Deals

Sony Pictures Television has sold its upcoming “Alex Rider” teen spy series to nearly 100 territories around the world. Produced by SPT-backed Eleventh Hour Films, the adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s novels was the first series commissioned by SPT’s international production … Read more…

Steven Gerrard Documentary, HBO’s ‘Bleed Out’ Added to Noah Sales Slate

Noah Media Group has acquired international sales rights to Lorton Entertainment’s “Make Us Dream,” the story of soccer star Steven Gerrard, produced by Oscar-winner James Gay-Rees (“Amy,” “Senna”), and “Bleed Out,” HBO’s critically acclaimed documentary investigating medical malpractice in the … Read more…

Charades Scores Flurry of Sales Across Prestige Animation Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Charades, the Paris-based sales company behind the Oscar-nominated “I Lost My Body” and “Mirai,” has closed a raft of deals on high-profile animated features, including “Little Nicholas” and “Marona’s Fantastic Tale.” Anca Damian’s “Marona’s Fantastic Tale,” which world premiered in … Read more…

UK Genre Firm Adds Two For AFM Slate; ‘The Favourite’ Backer Screen Ireland Ups Funding; Tobias Lindholm Series Heads To BBC, RTL — Global Briefs

EXCLUSIVE: UK genre sales firm Devilworks has added two titles to its slate for the upcoming American Film Market. Matteo Rolleri’s outfit has boarded world sales rights to U.S. supernatural horror The Special by B. Harrison Smith (Death House) about … Read more…

The Week in Movie News: Marvel Reveals Phase Four Slate and ‘Blade,’ ‘Halloween’ Sequels Announced and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Marvel announced MCU Phase Four titles: At Comic-Con, Marvel Studios revealed the outline for the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, … Read more…