MLP: The Movie going to Cannes Film Festival? by Capper General
So, Lionsgate has announced that "My Little Pony: The Movie" is going to be on their roster for the Cannes film festival. Not only that...it's slated for the 2016 festival according to deadline.
The last we heard, it was being released in October of 2017.
The 2016 Cannes is 11 – 22 May 2016
That's like...this week.
Something's wrong here...
"Lionsgate has announced its 2016 Cannes Film Festival sales slate, billing it as the studio’s biggest yet, comprising eight titles."
"In addition, Lionsgate’s Cannes roster includes the Hasbro co-production My Little Pony: The Movie with voices from Emily Blunt and Kristin Chenoweth"
It's being reported in both Variety AND Deadline...
This movie might be on a screen....this month! Or more likely it's a trailer for the upcoming film. Either way, something pony related is going to Cannes. It's not very clear what a "sales slate" refers to in this instance. Guess we'll find out? Some are saying it has to do with selling the foreign rights to the film. "Lionsgate relies on pre-sales of foreign rights to finance its movies" - which indicates that they will be trying to get interest in the movie for distribution.
Hang with us while we try to figure out the extent of this together!
Posted Tuesday, 10 May 2016 at 8:18 am
Labels: MLP News