Rupert Grint: Wild Target Promoted at Cannes!

May 18, 2009, 6:36PM–We recently reported that Wild Target starring Rupert Grint, Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt has landed a distribution deal with U.K. exhib chain Vue Entertainment. Now “IOM Today” is reporting that Isle of Man Film representatives have attended the Cannes Film Festival to promote Manx films!

Excerpt: Three films will also be promoted to distributors – Heartless, directed by Philip Radley, and Wild Target, a hitman caper starring Bill Nighy and Helena Bonham Carter – which were both filmed last year.

‘The whole of the film production industry is going through a difficult time so it’s important we have a really active presence.’  It’s a very prestigious event and it has been crucial in establishing and maintaining links with film producers and distributors and helped cement our position as a leading independent film financier in the British Isles and therefore Europe,’ he explained.

The North American Distribution process for Wild Target is being handled by Cinetic Media.

Source: “IOMToday”

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38 Comments to "Rupert Grint: Wild Target Promoted at Cannes!"

Laura
May 18th, 2009 at 6:58 PM

Oh that’s cool that WT got shown there as well. And damn I wish people would do their researsh. They still list HBC.

suzeeq
May 18th, 2009 at 7:01 PM

I saw that at work today but I couldn’t comment to them to fix it because I was at work.

The CB Petition link isn’t working.

Jo
May 18th, 2009 at 7:03 PM

I know it’s funny, I think people are in denial that she is not in it or something. I mean you’d think they would know by now. OH well yay for WT and CB for CANNES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jo
May 18th, 2009 at 7:03 PM

Double click, I had the same problem but it is working for me. it might be our server. :(

Also the banner on the top right that Laura made takes you to the petitions as well.

Laura
May 18th, 2009 at 7:04 PM

I hope something comes out of it. For both WT AND CB!!

DKG
May 18th, 2009 at 7:16 PM

I find the lack of Tony pics disturbing.

suzeeq
May 18th, 2009 at 7:18 PM

What worked was the petition count.box. Neither the banner nor the petition link work. So it might be a server problem.

Laura
May 18th, 2009 at 7:19 PM

That’s strange Suz cuz all the links work for me.

suzeeq
May 18th, 2009 at 7:25 PM

Yeah, everything works for me except the “click here to sign the petitons” link. Gives me an error.

TaoTao
May 18th, 2009 at 7:29 PM

Oh. Let me fix that. LOL

TaoTao
May 18th, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Okay, all fixed!

suzeeq
May 18th, 2009 at 7:32 PM

Woohoo! Works now. lol

TaoTao
May 18th, 2009 at 7:40 PM

I like that The Cannes is getting a double dose of Rupert. Okay, so not officially and only for marketing purposes, but I don’t care. :p

DKG
May 18th, 2009 at 7:40 PM

CinemaNX, some promo stills from WT would be quite awesome, yes.
At least some Tony as my early graduation gift (I graduate next week.)

I want more Tony, as you prob noticed.

Jo
May 18th, 2009 at 7:55 PM

I think we all are starving for some Tony.

Laura
May 18th, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Hmmm Tony………hmmm meat seasoning…..

WHAT.

DKG
May 18th, 2009 at 8:02 PM

Who can blame us?

I love Rupert in all packages, but i crave me some Tony! *naughty grin*

TaoTao
May 18th, 2009 at 8:04 PM

Rupert as Tony could be on cans of spinach. “See what happens when you eat your spinach?!”

DKG
May 18th, 2009 at 8:10 PM

I don’t want the spinach!
I want the spinach guy! xD

Jo
May 18th, 2009 at 8:13 PM

But what if Rupert appeared each time you eat your can of spinach? Would you eat it then? Man I think I want to go buy some now.

DKG
May 18th, 2009 at 8:16 PM

That is a serious case of mindf**king right there. xD

BonnieRadcliffe
May 18th, 2009 at 8:25 PM

That’s great!! ^^

TaoTao
May 18th, 2009 at 8:31 PM

I love spinach, so I’d be even happier. :D

Laura
May 18th, 2009 at 8:35 PM

I love spinach as well. In potatomash (with a bit of mustard) along with some crispy bacon………and TONY. FUCK tonylicious.

Cookimonstress
May 18th, 2009 at 8:51 PM

I agree, Tao! I loves me a double dose of Rupert! :P and WT is coming to America? Woohoo!

DKG
May 18th, 2009 at 8:58 PM

I’d have Tony as dessert, if you get me…wink wink nudge nudge!

Jo
May 18th, 2009 at 9:22 PM

Damn Laura you’re making me hungry. I smell meat seasoning folks.

Verônica
May 18th, 2009 at 11:04 PM

^Hahahaha great idea Jo!

I’m so happy for WT,i hope we can get something new now…Eceryone wants more Tony,we’ll all desperate,so let’s pray for it! I’m so worry about CB,but hopefull at the same time |o| We can’t ever give up,RA |o| :)

paxiel
May 18th, 2009 at 11:27 PM

Hey guys

I know this is unrelated to this news post, but I thought some of you might be interested to know this anyway.

I just found out on Google News that Rupert’s “Cherrybomb” co-star Robert Sheehan (Luke) is set to star in a new film called “I Was Bono’s Doppleganger”, a comedy based on the autobiography of music journalist Neil McCormick. Rob co-stars with Charlie Cox (Stardust, Casanova) and will be directed by Nick Hamm (The Hole). It is likely to be shot in Dublin, Belfast and London in August.

More info can be found at these links (one of these includes a new picture of Rob):

http://www.iftn.ie/?act1=record&only=1&aid=73&rid=4282136&tpl=archnewshome&force=1
http://www.movies.ie/html/article.aspx?articleid=4822

These articles also state that Robert has recently wrapped filming on “Season of the Witch”, co-starring with Nicholas Cage.

It’s great news for him (Rob), isn’t it?

As I said, I know this isn’t strictly related to this news post, but I thought y’all would like to know anyway.

I hope this is OK with mods.

Ellie

DKG
May 19th, 2009 at 12:16 AM

Sheehan and Nighy!
Hahaha that is total awesomesauce!

wickedjo
May 19th, 2009 at 4:44 AM

great news! haven’t had the time to really explore and join the CB site but I will now, I know there’s a mission there *runs to the site*

francaise3
May 19th, 2009 at 7:07 AM

Hi ladies!I am finally back from vacation!And damn there is so much I need to catch up :)

Anyways – wanted to say hi..now off to eat and get ready to go through all the news, DH pics (yammy!)and forums!

Cheers!

Neglo
May 19th, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Spinach :D
I always got kudos for finishing it all up in kindergarden while the other kids hated it :D
I have three weeks left in school :D
I am so happy :D

:D

Neglo
May 19th, 2009 at 9:20 AM

Oh and WT rocks.

Himera
May 19th, 2009 at 9:33 AM

finally Internet in my city works well)))
great job with the site, girls!

Hplover
May 19th, 2009 at 4:49 PM

i hope the power doesnt go off cause it been raining like crazy here

Hplover
May 19th, 2009 at 4:51 PM

yay!! it stopped

Ivana
May 20th, 2009 at 4:16 AM

Thanx for the Robbie news Paxiel! We love Robbie around here.
Oh and how cool is it that the character he’s set to play is called Ivan? :D
*loves her name*

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