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7-57 Releasing and Markedia Worldwide have acquired worldwide sales and U.S. distribution rights for Dominican action thriller "La Soga."
Samuel Goldwyn Films has nabbed U.S. rights to Tim Disney's drama "American Violet," starring Alfre Woodard and newcomer Nicole Beharie.
Gussi Films, Mexico's largest indie distributor, is launching Distrimax, its U.S. theatrical distrib, on June 27 in New York with Spanish/Argentine co-production "Elsa y Fred."
Veteran distribution exec Jay Peckos, who most recently served as senior VP of distribution at Magnolia Pictures, died May 24 in Los Angeles. He was 58.
Former First Look Pictures execs MJ Peckos and Bob Myerson have formed Dada Films, a Los Angeles-based domestic theatrical distribution and worldwide marketing company.
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