The Hollywood Reporter has released its fifth and final Berlin International Film Festival daily issue, which includes a last look at the European Film Market, exclusive casting news for a Paris attacks film and a chat with Raoul Peck about his new narrative.
Hollywood's Big Berlin Spends
Berlin this year has been a tale of feast and famine, with American distributors, both traditional and digital, gorging themselves on packaged and finished films, while foreign buyers, starved for mainstream projects with bankable stars, were left fighting over slim pickings. THR wraps up with one last look at EFM.
These Violent Delights
THR reports exclusively that Jack Kilmer has signed on to star along with Timur Magomedgadzhiev in Rachel Palumbo's debut feature Violent Delights. The story follows a diverse group of musicians and art students who find themselves caught in the crossfire of a Parisian terrorist attack. It is based on the real events surrounding the November 2015 attack of Paris that left killed 130 people.
Introducing The Young Karl Marx
In the 10 years that Raoul Peck spent developing I Am Not Your Negro, the celebrated Haitian director was also working on another long-gestating project: The Young Karl Marx, his narrative exploring the early years of one of history's big political thinkers. Peck spoke to THR about his film, Marxism and why Beyonce isn't a revolutionary.
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