Hugh Jackman is ready to sink his claws into Comic-Con again. The 44-year-old actor is returning to San Diego for the 44th annual Comic-Con International pop-culture convention to hype "The Wolverine", the "X-Men" spin-off.
Ascot Elite has signed a wide-ranging distribution deal with Paramount Pictures Germany that will see the studio distribute and co-market titles with the Swiss indie distributor. The first three titles to fall under the new deal are Nimrod Antal's concert documentary Metallica ? Through the Never, Joseph Gordon Levitt's directorial debut and Sundance hit Don Jon's Addiction and the family entertainment title Belle & Sebastian.
The San Sebastian Film Festival, running September 20-28 in the Basque seaside city, estimates that its 226 films screened for a total audience of 150,000 cinema-goers brings in around $23.7 million (18.2 million euros) for the local economy.