EuropaCorp has confirmed that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to The Circle, the pic written and directed by James Ponsoldt based on Dave Eggers’ 2013 novel. Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega, Karen Gillan and Patton Oswalt lead the ensemble cast. No release date yet on the pic, which sold in foreign markets like gangbusters in Cannes last May. The deal comes ahead of the European Film Market in Berlin.
Spotlight Pictures has acquired international sales rights to Courage, the inspirational sports pic written and directed by Angelo Pizzo that was released in the U.S. in November by Clarius Entertainment as My All American. Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock and Robin Tunney star. The title will be on offer at EFM.