Regent Releasing is teaming with veteran indie producer Mary Aloe to handle acquisitions in order to diversify its distribution slate through its $50 million P&A fund.
Aloe, head of Proud Mary Entertainment, will be at the Toronto Film Festival to begin an initial slate of independent projects for the P&A fund, which was established through Merrill Lynch.
Aloe produced and financed “Battle in Seattle,” starring Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson, Andre Benjamin and Channing Tatum. The drama is premiering at Toronto.
She also produced and financed “While She Was Out,” starring Kim Basinger and Lukas Haas; “Tortured,” with Laurence Fishburne and James Cromwell; “Numb,” with Matthew Perry and Mary Steenburgen; and “When a Man Falls in the Forest,” starring Sharon Stone and Timothy Hutton.
Regent Releasing is part of Regent Entertainment, which produces and/or distributes at least 20 feature films annually and maintains a library of more than 3,500 titles, including “Gods and Monsters,” “Tom & Viv” and “One False Move.”