Savay-Ross unleashes Voltaire

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CANNES — Julie Savay-Ross has launched international theatrical distribution company Voltaire Entertainment Group, with plans to distribute three or four films per year. She has international distribution experience with Miracle Entertainment and Initial Entertainment Group.

Among titles on the slate are “The Wedding Contract,” which stars Sigourney Weaver and Bill Murray and will begin production this summer. Pic will be among the first releases of Mitch Goldman’s the Premiere Group. Robert Greenhut will direct and pro-duce along with Robert Katz and Arne Glimcher.

Also on the Voltaire slate are the drama “The Italian” and the thriller “The Highwayman,” both to be pro-duced by Mike Marcus and Carrol Kemp.

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