1. Deadline: Cross Creek Pictures Moving To Sony

    After co-financing/producing tastemaker films including Black Mass, Everest, Rush, The Ides of March, and Black Swan, Cross Creek Pictures is ready to take that next step up. Cross Creek principals Timmy Thompson and Brian Oliver and Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Rothman have shaken hands on a new three-year, multifaceted co-financing, production, and distribution deal.

    “We feel fortunate that Timmy and Brian were open to expanding their relationship with us. They have incredible taste and proven success with smart, commercial movies that serve worldwide audiences, and we know that their films will be a terrific addition to our slate.” -Tom Rothman, Sony Pictures Chairman

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  2. Guardian: EVEREST and BLACK MASS Gear up for Venice Debuts

    Jake Gyllenhaal and Keira Knightley’s mountaineering thriller will open this year’s oldest surviving film festival, which is learning fast how to beat off competition from the likes of Toronto and Telluride

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