Originally posted on Variety:
Daniel Radcliffe’s romantic comedy “The F Word,” Idris Elba’s “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” and Cory Monteith’s “McCanick,” have landed showings at the American Film Market during its Nov. 6-13 run.
AFM annnounced Thursday it will screen 402 films, including 321 market premieres and 75 world premieres, with more than 8,000 buyers and industry professionals expected.
Last year’s AFM saw 420 films screen with total buyers rising 6% to 1,616 and 35 more buying companies for a total of 753 and overall attendance of more than 7,750.
CBS Films acquired U.S. rights to “The F Word,” which also stars Zoe Kazan, for $2.5 million at Toronto with plans for a 2014 release. Entertainment One is selling foreign rights at AFM.
The Weinstein Co. is releasing “Long Walk to Freedom” in the U.S. on Nov. 29, while Pathe is selling international markets.
“McCanick,” the last film to star Monteith, is for…
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