Acquisitions

EXCLUSIVE: The Tiffany Haddish and Billy Crystal dramedy Here Today has been picked up by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions’ Stage 6 Films and will open in theaters on May 7. Crystal directed the movie, repping his eighth time directing and his third on a feature film. Crystal co-wrote the screenplay with his fellow Saturday Night Live alum and
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EXCLUSIVE:  IFC Films has picked up the U.S. and Canada rights to Paolo Pilladi’s comedy Last Call, which the filmmaker directed, produced and co-wrote. IFC is eyeing a theatrical release this year. Pic follows Mick, played by Jeremy Piven, who is a local success story and real estate developer. He returns home to his offbeat blue collar
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Vertical Entertainment and Noriva, the distribution arm of The Forest Road Company, are teaming for the US distribution of the FBI spy thriller The Informer starring The Killing and Altered Carbon actor Joel Kinnaman. The feature will hit PVOD on Nov. 6 at a price of $19.99, available on Comcast, ATT, DIRECTV, Dish, Spectrum, Verizon, Frontier, Amazon, FandangoNow, Vudu,
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EXCLUSIVE: Break, which is one of Rutger Hauer’s finals movies, will be getting a multiplatform release via Conduit Presents, the distribution division of Conduit Now. Conduit Presents acquired the Michael Elkin-directed crime sports drama and has set a release for Jan. 5, 2021. Break follows a young inner city kid who is wasting his talents on petty crime.
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EXCLUSIVE: We hear that Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired U.S. rights to Richard Wong’s road trip comedy Come As You Are which made its world premiere at SXSW Film Festival. Pic centers around three young men with disabilities (Grant Rosenmeyer, Hayden Szeto, and Meet the Patels filmmaker Ravi Patel) who flee their overbearing parents on a road
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