Beta Closes Deals in Major Territories for ‘Diabolik’ – What We Know!

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Munich-based gross sales company Beta Cinema has closed gross sales to a number of main territories for fashionable comic-book adaptation “Diabolik,” which is among the many leaders within the race for Italy’s high movie awards – the David di Donatello Awards – with 11 nominations. Beta Cinema will kick off presales on the movie’s sequels in Cannes.

“Diabolik” has been acquired by consumers in France (Metropolitan), Spain (Flins & Piniculas), and Latin America and Portugal (Solar Distribution Group). All rights have additionally been offered to Canada (Mongrel Media), South Korea (Contents Gate), Taiwan (AV-Jet Worldwide) and the previous Yugoslavia (Discovery).

Filming on the 2 sequels wrapped in March, with Giacomo Gianniotti (“Gray’s Anatomy,” “Marvel’s Avengers”) within the position of the charming grasp thief Diabolik. Based mostly on the extremely widespread comic-book sequence, which has offered greater than 150 million copies worldwide, the story is once more set within the fictional metropolis of Clerville within the Nineteen Sixties.

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The trendy crime movies are written and directed by Marco and Antonio Manetti, who made their directorial debut in 1995 with an episode within the movie “De Generazione.” Their film “Zora la Vampira” was launched in 2000, adopted by “Piano 17,” “Paura 3D” and “L’Arrivo di Wang.” In 2013, they garnered acclaim from critics and public alike with “Music of Napoli.” In 2017, their movie “Love and Bullets” was offered on the Venice Movie Competition, and gained the David di Donatello Award for greatest image, amongst different honors.

“Diabolik’s” nominations for the David di Donatello Awards embody greatest lead actress for Miriam Leone, greatest actor in a supporting position for Valerio Mastandrea, greatest manufacturing design for Noemi Marchica, greatest costume design for Ginevra de Carolis, greatest unique music for Manuel Agnelli, and greatest rating for Pivio and Aldo De Scalzi. The awards ceremony will happen on Might 3.

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