Meg Ryan was scheduled to return to her romantic comedy big screen stomping ground on Oct. 13, however, Taylor Swift spoiled it. No prob, the Ryan directed and starring What Happens Later holiday-set feature from Bleecker Street will now go on Nov. 3, the last weekend of AMC’s Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour concert movie.
EXCLUSIVE: New York-based Bleecker Street has hired Derval Whelan as its new President of Distribution. She replaces Jack Foley, who exited his post at President of Distribution last year. A highly respected industry vet in exhibition and distribution circles, Foley was at Bleecker Street since its launch and worked with CEO Andrew Karpen for several
EXCLUSIVE: NEON and Bleecker Street have formed the joint home entertainment distribution company DECAL. The standalone full-service operation, which is a joint venture between the two film labels, will handle distribution deals on the home entertainment rights to both NEON and Bleecker Street’s curated slate of features and will be overseen by NEON’s Andrew Brown
Hulu and New York-based arthouse distributor Bleecker Street have inked a new output deal granting the streamer exclusive SVOD rights to all upcoming Bleecker Street theatrical films in addition to such notable pics as Hotel Mumbai, Teen Spirit, the Jesse Eisenberg-Alessandro Nivola SXSW breakout pic The Art of Self Defense and the true-biopic Brian Banks starring Aldis