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  • Leighton Meester-Gillian Jacobs' 'Life Partners' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights for relationship comedy "Life Partners," starring Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs. The film had its world premiere last month at the Tribeca Film Festival. Adam Brody and Gabourey Sidibe also star in "Life...
  • Cannes: eOne Takes North America on Doc 'Dior and I'

    Entertainment One Films has sewn up North American distribution rights to Frederic Tcheng's documentary "Dior and I." Pic is slated for theatrical release later this year. Guillaume de Roquemaurel produced the film, along with Tcheng, who co-directed...
  • CANNES: Weinstein Co. Picks Up John Carney's 'Sing Street'

    On Saturday morning in Cannes, the Weinstein Co. closed a deal for $3 million for U.S. distribution rights to John Carney's next musical film, "Sing Street." Set in 1980s Dublin, the pic is an autobiographical tale written and directed by the "Once"...
  • CANNES: Tribeca Title 'Extraterrestrial' Gets U.S. Distribution

    IFC Midnight has acquired the U.S rights to The Vicious Brothers' sci-fi horror film "Extraterrestrial," a month after its Tribeca Film Festival premiere. Production companies are Vicarious Entertainment, Twin Engine Films and Buffalo Films. Shawn...
  • CANNES: 'Nas - Time Is Illmatic' Closes Key Foreign Sales

    Key foreign territories have been sold for "Time is Illmatic," the hip-hop documentary that opened the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year. Submarine Entertainment has closed deals at Cannes for Australia/New Zealand (Madman Entertainment), the U.K....
  • SummerDocs Series Brings Tribeca Prizewinner and 'Life Itself' to East Hampton

    The Hamptons Intl. Film Festival's sixth annual SummerDocs series has tapped Steve James' documentary about Roger Ebert, "Life Itself," and Al Hicks' "Keep On Keepin' On" for its 2014 season of programming. "Life Itself," premiering at Sundance earlier...
  • Former Xbox Exec Paul Davidson to Expand The Orchard into Film and TV

    The Orchard has turned to Paul Davidson to help the company grow its film and television distribution business. Davidson, a former executive at Microsoft's Xbox division as well as with traditional Hollywood ventures such as New Line Cinema, Fox, ABC,...
  • New Play by Neil LaBute Will Debut at Off Broadway's Second Stage Theater

    As Off Broadway's 2014-15 season continues to shape up, Second Stage Theater adds to the mix with two productions including a world premiere by Neil LaBute, "The Way We Get By." Set to open in summer 2015, "The Way We Get By" centers on a morning-after...
  • 'Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary' Acquired for Distribution by Radius

    Radius has acquired most worldwide rights to "Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary," which recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The deal comes following an impressive performance by Warner Bros.' "The Lego Movie," which has amassed $460...
  • In 'Point and Shoot,' inside the mind of an unlikely revolutionary

    Growing up in Baltimore, Matthew VanDyke had few friends. He was doted on so much by his mother and grandmother he was still living in his mom’s basement in his mid-20s. The most hair-raising adventure he ever had was with a video-game console....
  • Tribeca 2014: Joss Whedon will make new movie available immediately online

    Tribeca 2014: Joss Whedon will make new movie available immediately online
    NEW YORK -- Even as he’s taken the reins of film’s biggest franchise, Joss Whedon has toyed and tinkered with homegrown projects produced outside the system — the smash Web series “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along” in 2008...