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    Jennifer Aniston to Play the President in Tig Notaro’s Netflix Political Comedy ‘First Ladies’

    If you blink, you’re likely to miss about a dozen new films dropping on Netflix. Initially the realm of ambitious original series and popular recent movies/shows, the streaming giant has made massive efforts to stack their shelves with original films. Barely a week goes by that a Netflix Original isn’t released on the series, if […] More

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    The Orchard Picks Up ‘All About Nina’

    Last month, we raved about Eva Vives‘ movie “All About Nina,” which was one of the big success stories of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. In our review, star Mary Elizabeth Winstead was called nomination worthy. Here’s a sample bit: “Blisteringly funny, unexpectedly emotional, and filled with justified anger, there’s a lot to say within […] More

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    Focus Features Acquires ‘Everybody Knows’ After Cannes Premiere

    Focus Features will distribute Asghar Farhadi‘s “Everybody Knows,” the company announced on Wednesday morning. Following it’s prestigious spot as the opening night film at the Cannes Film Festival, Focus prevailed. Last year, the company acquired the rights in Spain only, but the new deal gives them distribution in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, […] More

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    Sundance 2018: Saban Films Buys ‘Lizzie,’ Will Partner with Roadside Attractions on Theatrical Release

    Saban Films won a competitive bidding war for “Lizzie,” the drama about Lizzie Borden and the unsolved 1892 murder of her parents. The film premiered earlier this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Academy Award nominee Chloë Sevigny stars as Lizzie Borden. At age 32, Borden was tried for the murders […] More

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    Sundance 2018: MoviePass and The Orchard Partner in Acquisition of Festival Standout ‘American Animals’

    MoviePass Ventures is getting into the distribution game in a partnership with The Orchard. Together, the two have secured the rights for “American Animals.” The film premiered over the weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, quickly emerging as a festival favorite. It is the true story of four young men who attempt one of the […] More

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    Sundance 2018: Lionsgate Acquires Comedy ‘Blindspotting’

    Lionsgate emerged victorious in a competition to acquire the North American rights to “Blindspotting.” The comedy premiered on Opening Night of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Other distributors in the mix included NEON, CBS Films, and MoviePass. “Blindspotting” was written by and stars Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal. The pair play best friends and co-workers, […] More

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    Open Road Acquires the Boxing Drama ‘Bleed for This’ starring Miles Teller

    It looks like the boxing picture is becoming the go to sports sub-genre for awards season again. Already this year we have Harvey Weinstein trying hard to get Jake Gyllenhaal a Best Actor Oscar nomination/win for Southpaw, as well as his recently acquired Roberto Duran biopic Hands of Stone (though that one seems poised for […] More

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    Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires All North American Rights to THE FAREWELL PARTY

    Los Angeles, CA (February 3, 2015) – Samuel Goldwyn Films proudly announced today that the company has acquired all North American rights to co-writer/directors Sharon Maymon and Tal Granit’s euthanasia comedy THE FAREWELL PARTY, represented by sales agent Beta Cinema. The film screened to enthusiastic audiences and critics in the Contemporary World Cinema section at […] More

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