Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 13, 2010 – The 31st American Film Market (AFM) from Nov. 3-10 will screen 409 motion pictures, including 49 world premieres and 287 market premieres, for thousands of film buyers and industry professionals from 70-plus countries. Jonathan Wolf, AFM Managing Director and Executive Vice President of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, made the announcement today. Films making their world premieres include Age of Heroes starring Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Izabella Miko and James D’Arcy (ContentFilm International); Love, Wedding, Marriage starring James Brolin, Mandy Moore, Kellan Lutz and Jane Seymour (Echo Bridge Entertainment); Dirty Girl starring Juno Temple, Milla Jovovich, William H. Macy, Mary Steenburgen and Dwight Yoakam (The Salt Company); Little Murder starring Josh Lucas, Terrence Howard and Lake Bell (Parlay Films); The Warrior’s Way starring Geoffrey Rush, Kate Bosworth and Jang Dong Gun (Kathy Morgan International); and Yamada The Samurai of Ayothaya starring Seigi Ozeki and Kanokkorn Jaichuen (Golden Network Asia Limited).
Among the 287 films set to make their market premieres are: Jack Goes Boating starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Ryan (Celluloid Dreams); Barney’s Version starring Paul Giamatti, Dustin Hoffman and Minnie Driver (Essential Entertainment); Rabbit Hole starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart and Dianne Wiest (Affinity International); What’s Wrong With Virginia starring Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris and Emma Roberts (Inferno); LennoNYC with John Lennon (Ealing Studios International); I Want to Be a Soldier starring Danny Glover and Robert Englund (Epic Pictures Group); Little White Lies starring François Cluzet and Marion Cotillard (EuropaCorp); The Dry Land starring America Ferrera and Wilmer Valderrama (Maya Entertainment); and Bouncing Cats with Common, Will.I.Am, and Mos Def (Red Bull Media House).
Other market premieres include The Resident starring Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Christopher Lee and Lee Pace (Exclusive Films International, Ltd.); Super starring Rainn Wilson, Liv Tyler, Ellen Page and Kevin Bacon (HanWay Films); Oranges and Sunshine starring Emily Watson, Hugo Weaving and David Wenham (Icon Entertainment); Henry’s Crime starring Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga and James Caan (Parlay Films); The Whistleblower starring Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn and Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Voltage Pictures);The Way Back starring Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Saoirse Ronan and Colin Farrell (Exclusive Films International, Ltd.).