IFC Films Buys Nicole Riegel’s ‘Holler,’ Plans June Release (EXCLUSIVE)

IFC Films Buys Nicole Riegels ‘Holler Plans June Release EXCLUSIVE

IFC Films has acquired “Holler,” a drama about a woman who joins a dangerous scrap metal crew in order to pay for her college education. The deal is for North American right. IFC will release the film in June 2021. “Holler” received critical claim both for Nicole Riegel’s work behind the camera and for the … Read more

IFC Films Buys ‘John and the Hole,’ Plans August Release (EXCLUSIVE)

IFC Films Buys ‘John and the Hole Plans August Release

IFC Films has nabbed North American rights to “John and the Hole,” an unorthodox coming-of-age story that had its premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Directed by visual artist Pascual Sisto, the film follows 13-year-old John (Charlie Shotwell) who decides to drug his well-to-do parents (Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Ehle) and older sister … Read more

Cryptocurrency Platform TaTaTu Strikes Deal for Film4, Lakeshore, Kew Media Library Titles (Exclusive)

Cryptocurrency Platform TaTaTu Strikes Deal for Film4 Lakeshore Kew Media

TaTaTu, the cryptocurrency-centric social entertainment platform run by entrepreneur Andrea Iervolino, has signed content licensing agreements for library titles from Lakeshore Entertainment, Kew Media Group, and Film4. The deals will provide more than 50 films and TV shows to TaTaTu users, including the likes of Heathers, The Amateurs, Splendid hotel, The War Zone and the … Read more

Bhutan’s Oscar Entry ‘Lunana: A Yak in The Classroom’ Finds North American Home With Samuel Goldwyn Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Bhutans Oscar Entry ‘Lunana A Yak in The Classroom Finds

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Pawo Choyning Dorji’s lushly lensed Bhutanese drama “Lunana: A Yak in The Classroom,” one of the 15 films shortlisted for the Oscar’s international feature film race. Represented by Berlin-based Films Boutique, “Lunana: A Yak in The Classroom” premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in 2019 … Read more

‘Community’ Star Gillian Jacobs, ‘Aladdin’s’ Marwan Kenzari to Lead XYZ Films’ ‘Any Other Night’ (EXCLUSIVE)

‘Community Star Gillian Jacobs ‘Aladdins Marwan Kenzari to Lead XYZ

“Community” and “Love” star Gillian Jacobs and “Aladdin” break-out Marwan Kenzari are set to lead Berlin-set romantic comedy “Any Other Night.” Written by Patrick Whistler and directed by Michiel Ten Horn, the comedy follows two strangers thrown together as their lives are falling apart. Freshly dumped Maggie (Jacobs) and flailing cab driver Max (Kenzari) meet … Read more

‘Generation 9/11,’ Following Teenagers Born After Twin Tower Attacks, Unites PBS, Channel 4, Arte France (EXCLUSIVE)

‘Generation 911 Following Teenagers Born After Twin Tower Attacks Unites

PBS is teaming with U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 and Arte France for feature-length documentary “Generation 9/11,” which marks the 20th anniversary of the twin tower attacks by following the children born to fathers who perished in the disaster. Produced by London-based outfit Arrow Pictures, the 120-minute doc introduces the youth born in the wake of … Read more

IFC Films, Bankside Films Backing Peter Strickland’s ‘Flux Gourmet’ Starring Asa Butterfield, Gwendoline Christie (EXCLUSIVE)

IFC Films Bankside Films Backing Peter Stricklands ‘Flux Gourmet Starring

“Flux Gourmet,” the new film from Peter Strickland, will be released by IFC Films in North America. The movie, which is backed by IFC Films, Bankside Films, and Head Gear/Metrol Technology, quietly wrapped production. The cast, which has not previously been announced, includes Asa Butterfield of “Sex Education” fame and “Game of Thrones” star Gwendoline … Read more

ESPN & STAR + // Exclusive Premiere of Alesso-Katy Perry’s “When I’m Gone” Music Video at Halftime of the National Championship Game

ESPN STAR Exclusive Premiere of Alesso Katy Perrys

Exclusively on ESPN & STAR + in Latin America: Premiere of Alesso-Katy Perry’s music video «When I’m Gone» at halftime of the National Championship Game of College American Football First global music video to debut within a live event on ESPN Networks & Star + American College Football fans will be able to follow the … Read more

Film4, Playtime, eOne execs join 2019 Inside Pictures programme (exclusive)

Film4 Playtime eOne execs join 2019 Inside Pictures programme

Senior executives from Film4, Playtime and eOne are among the participants in the 2019 edition of Inside Pictures, the international business training and leadership skills development programme from the UK’s National Film and TV School (NFTS). Among the 20 participants are Frédérique Rouault, director of international sales at French sales agent Playtime; Samanta Roberts, marketing … Read more

Gerard Butler Headlines Action Thriller ‘Chase,’ Voltage Pictures Swoops For International Rights (EXCLUSIVE)

Gerard Butler Headlines Action Thriller ‘Chase Voltage Pictures Swoops For

Gerard Butler (“Greenland”), Jaimie Alexander (“Thor: The Dark World”), Russell Hornsby (“Creed II”) and Ethan Embry (“First Man”) have wrapped principal photography on director Brian Goodman’s action-thriller “Chase,” with Voltage Pictures swooping for international rights. Voltage, which will co-rep U.S. rights with CAA, will introduce the project to buyers immediately, with first-look footage set to … Read more

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