The distributor hopes to release the new Panos (Beyond the Black Rainbow) Cosmatos film, co-starring Andrea Riseborough and Linus Roache, sometime over the summer.
Many films that premiered at Sundance have already been picked up for distribution yet a half dozen films that impressed us haven't even gotten a bite yet.
Hearts Beat Loud, Leave No Trace, Eighth Grade and Search all take a look at unconventional familial bonds and how they're affected by circumstance.
Lionsgate, Roadside Acquire Romantic Comedy “Juliet, Naked” Starring Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke and Chris O’Dowd
Based on the bestselling novel by Nick Hornby, Juliet, Naked is a comic account of life’s second chances. Jesse Peretz directed from a script by Tamara Jenkins, Jim Taylor and Evgenia Peretz.
More than a dozen high-profile Sundance titles were picked up for distribution during the festival, but there are many other titles still trying to find a home... and an audience.
While at Sundance, Groth helped champion acclaimed titles such as Whiplash, Fruitvale Station, Hard Eight, Pi, Memento and Napoleon Dynamite.
The four directing awards each went to a different woman director, as did the Waldo Salt screenwriting prize. Aneesh Chaganty's Search won the Audience Award in the NEXT category as well as the Alfred P. Sloan Award and Amazon Studios Producer Award.
Boots Riley's directorial debut stars Get Out's Stanfield as an Oakland-based telemarketer who discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe.
Craig William Macneill directed from a script by Bryce Kass, and Sevigny produced the film with Naomi Despres and Liz Destro.
The film follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born as they begin their two-year quest to become guide dogs for the blind. The stakes are high and not every dog can make the cut. Only the best of the best. The pick of the litter.
Sundance: Daveed Diggs’ “Blindspotting,” Jordana Spiro’s “Night Comes On” Tackle Heavy and Important Issues
Two feature film directorial debuts offer an insightful look into personal and political issues using very different storytelling and filmmaking styles.
A spring 2018 theatrical release is planned for Terminal, which also stars Simon Pegg, Mike Myers, Max Irons, and Dexter Fletcher.
Jeff Sneider also takes a look at Assassination Nation, Arizona, and Summer of '84.
The first acquisition (but probably not the last) from the Midnight section of Sundance is a topical horror-thriller starring Bella Thorne, Odessa Young, Hari Nef and Maude Apatow.
Directed by Gustav Möller, based on a screenplay co-written by Emil Nygaard Albertsen, the thriller involves an emergency call dispatcher who gets caught up in a far larger web of intrigue while trying to save a kidnapped woman.