FilmDistrict has nabbed U.S. distribution rights to the musical event film "Rocketman," which chronicles the journey of musician Elton John from childhood to stardom. FilmDistrict is planning a wide…
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Drafthouse Films and Films We Like have jointly acquired North American rights to Robin Wright-starrer “The Congress,” three weeks after it opened Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival…
Moving into the indie sphere, FilmDistrict has launched High Top Releasing to provide theatrical booking services to independent producers. The label, a subsidiary under FilmDistrict, will provide…
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Entertainment One Films U.S. has tapped distribution vet Ryan Markowitz to the newly created role of VP of theatrical sales and distribution. He will be based in the company's Manhattan office and…
Picturehouse's first incarnation was short, but colorful: For three years, from 2005 until the economic crash, the production company that Bob Berney founded in partnership with HBO Films and New…
Exclusive Releasing and FilmDistrict are closing on a deal to acquire rights to Jerusha Hess' "Austenland," which the companies would team to split 50/50 worldwide.
Cinedigm has named Tom Hassell VP of theatrical distribution, bringing the Columbia Pictures and FilmDistrict vet onboard to run all aspects of theatrical releasing for the digitally focused indie…
Spanish indie distrib Cada Films has acquired all local TV and homevid rights to three Latin American pic packages as it works the growing ancillary biz opportunities in cash-strapped Spain.
FilmDistrict has set "Insidious Chapter 2" for release on Aug. 30.
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FilmDistrict has acquired Intrepid Pictures' horror project "Oculus," to be directed by Mike Flanagan from a script he co-wrote with Jeff Howard.