In Elijah Bynum’s debut, Chalamet plays a young man who gets involved with selling drugs while trying to win the girl, in this case played by It Follows star Maika Monroe.
Richard Wright’s celebrated novel emphasizes the systemic inevitability behind Bigger’s crimes, and the protagonist’s lawyer argues that his client cannot escape his destiny, as he’s a product of a society that has told him since birth who, exactly, he is supposed to be.
One of the more successful newer indie distributors has discovered the secrets of marketing and distribution to the point where they might have their best year yet with Lady Bird and The Disaster Artist.
The festival favorite, starring Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried, is the distributor’s first official buy at the 42nd annual film fest.
Lily James and Jai Courtney fall in love alongside Christopher Plummer in the new trailer for A24’s upcoming film The Exception.
While most of the Hollywood contingent at Sundance has already left Park City, there are still plenty of festival deals being made, chief among them one for Dee Rees’ acclaimed drama Mudbound, which is the hottest acquisition title left on the board.
The Sundance Film Festival has reached its halfway point and the sales market has been brisk thanks to streaming giants like Amazon and Netflix, who as expected, have been as active as anyone in Park City.
In the city of Kingfisher – where drug dealers, corrupt politicians, headstrong police, and anti-ghost activists all live side by side – everyone has a part to play in the inevitable climax of the battle between the Dead and the Living. A strip mall becomes the site of a supernatural showdown, and a mom and pop pizza shop is at its epicenter.
Dakota Johnson is set to join Andrew Garfield in the Los Angeles set noir crime thriller, Under the Silver Lake directed and written by David Robert Mitchell.
This marks the second collaboration between the actor and director who worked together on The Lobster which was also acquired up by A24 last year at Cannes.
Debra Winger and Tracy Letts are in final negotiations to star in The Lovers. The drama hails from A24 who will be financing, producing, and distributing.
Jonah Hill will sit in the director’s chair for the first time for the dramedy Mid-90s, a coming-of-age story about a group of teens in California in the ’90s learning about the ups and downs of life during their adolescence.
A24 and Plan B are partnering to produce Moonlight. Based on the play by Tarrell McCraney, two young men navigate the Miami drug war and their own journeys to modern manhood.
Logline: Follows the true story of Jadin Bell, a fifteen year-old openly gay high school sophomore that committed suicide, leaving his father, Joe, filled with regrets. Joe sets out across the country to raise awareness for the dangers of being prejudice.
A round-up of today’s distribution sales, deals, and awards at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
A round-up of today’s distribution sales at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.