Studio picks up DVD, PPV rights to film
Warner Bros. has picked up North American DVD and PPV/VOD rights to “Americanizing Shelley” from American Pride Films, Uniglobe Ent. and Polychrome.WB will distribute the pic Feb. 5 in the U.S. and Canada on DVD and pay per view/video on demand. Repped by iDream Independent, pic sold to more than 20 countries at AFM with deals pending for 12 more, per iDream Independent’s prexy Rohit Sharma. Territories include Rialto for Australia/New Zealand, Ster Kinokor for South Africa, RRS Ent. for Germany, Falcon for the Mideast and DDDream Intl. for China. Written, produced and starring Namrata Singh Gujral, “Shelley” is a Hollywood film with Bollywood elements. Cast includes Beau Bridges and Shaheen Khan. It had a limited release in U.S. theaters in May.
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