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Cannes update Tuesday: Netflix makes first purchase

From Tuesday 14 may to Saturday 25 may the prestigious Cannes film Festival. NU.nl turn the key developments every day in a row.

The festival will be concluded with the awarding of the Golden Palm, one of the most important film awards in the world.

The festival acts in the French coastal city as a marketplace for producers, directors, distributors and actors.

Netflix makes first purchase

Netflix has the worldwide rights for Love. Wedding. Repeat. acquired, reports Deadline.

The romantic comedy is currently in Rome turned, and, among others, worn by actors like Olivia Munn, Dean Craig and Eleanor Tomlinson.

Film about Auschwitz camp commandant

The British production company, Altitude wants to be a film about Fred and Adele Astaire. The American artists (brother and sister) started to work on a promising career, but Adele stopped performing when she was in 1932 with Lord Charles Cavendish married.

Altitude will, according to Deadline, a film about the Second world War to produce, in which a man on a hunt to Auschwitz-kommandant Rudolf Höss. The thriller has the name the Zero Hour.

Johnny Depp as a war photographer

Johnny Depp will be the war photographer W. Eugene Smith play in the movie Minamata (photo), reports The Hollywood Reporter.

In the movie the photographer the battle with a powerful company that is responsible for the poisoning of the inhabitants of the Japanese Minamata in 1971.

Depp will produce the film with his company, Infinitum Nihil. The title is in Cannes offered to potential buyers.

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