John Boyega was attached to star before he was cast in "Star Wars: Episode VII"
Universal shelled out $1.2 million for Aaron Berg's 'Section 6' script -- but the final price could be a lot higher
The director of "Attack the Block" and co-writer of "Ant-Man" hopes to launch a franchise with the film
Deadpan comedy and Chely Wright doc win jury awards; "Attack the Block" takes top audience prize
Sony label acquires U.S. rights to the London-set action-adventure film, which is a SXSW award winner
Final festival awards also honor "Building Hope," "Love Shines"
SXSW kicks off with sci-fi, horror, a superhero sendup and some nods to Hitchcock