Vincent Panettiere has launched Thistle Prods., a feature shingle backed by a $30 million joint venture with Anamika Biswas and her company, A.B. Exports of Kolkata, India. Biswas will finance three films through A.B. Exports and serve as exec producer. Panettiere will produce.
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