Anchor Bay acquires ‘Ten Year’

Channing Tatum, Rosario Dawson star in Jamie Linden pic

Anchor Bay Films has acquired U.S. rights to ensemble dramedy ”Ten Year,” nearly two months after it premiered at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.

Pic marks writer-director Jamie Linden’s directorial debut. Anchor Bay made the announcement Wednesday at the start of the American Film Market.

Anchor Bay plans a spring release. A source familiar with the deal said the rights sold for seven figures.

Linden’s film, inspired by his own high school reunion, focuses on a group of friends as they return home on the night of their ten-year high-school reunion, leading them to ponder what their own lives have become, as well as what might have been. At the center of the film is Channing Tatum’s character, who is waiting for the right moment to propose to his girlfriend (played by Jenna Dewan-Tatum), when his former girlfriend (portrayed by Rosario Dawson) shows up.

”Ten Year” also stars Lynn Collins, Brian Geraghty, Ari Graynor, Oscar Issac, Ron Livingston, Justin Long, Anthony Mackie, Kate Mara, Max Minghella, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Porter and Chris Pratt.

The film was produced by Marty Bowen, Reid Carolin, Wyck Godfrey, and Channing Tatum. It was exec produced by Eric Gores, Scott Lumpkin, and Frank Mancuso, Jr.

Eric Gores and Frank Mancuso Jr.’s Boss Media financed the film.

Paradigm reps Linden. The Paradigm Motion Picture Finance Group reps Eric Gores, Frank Mancuso Jr. and Boss Media and negotiated the deal with Anchor Bay Films.

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