ARC Entertainment To Release D.J. Caruso’s ‘Standing Up’

By | Wednesday July 10, 2013 @ 4:56pm PDT

D.J. Caruso‘s first film after I Am Number Four has found a home at ARC Entertainment. Standing Up, based on Brock Cole’s YA novel The Goats, follows an 11-year-old boy and a … Read More »

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Kristin Chenoweth Comedy ‘Family Weekend’ Gets Release Date

By | Tuesday February 26, 2013 @ 11:52am PST

EXCLUSIVE: Fresh off her appearance both before and at the end of the Oscars, Kristin Chenoweth will reappear this week inKristin Chenoweth the feature film Family Weekend. ARC Entertainment and Footprint Features said today it … Read More »

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Arc Entertainment Nabs ‘Family Weekend’ Comedy

By | Tuesday October 2, 2012 @ 12:16pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: ARC Entertainment has acquired domestic theatrical and home entertainment rights to Family Weekend, a comedy that stars Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Modine and Olesya Rulin. Benjamin Epps directed the pic, about an overachieving 16-year-old (Rulin) who takes … Read More »

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ARC Entertainment Acquires Matthew Lillard-Directed ‘Fat Kid Rules The World’

By | Thursday June 14, 2012 @ 7:52am PDT
Mike Fleming

ARC Entertainment acquired North American distribution rights to Matthew Lillard’s directorial debut Fat Kid Rules The World, a comedy that won the Narrative Feature Spotlight Audience Award at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival. The film will be launched through a social media strategy that includes a $150,000 P&A spend raised through Kickstarter. Pic stars Jacob Wysocki, Matt O’Leary, and Billy Campbell. Lillard, last seen in The Descendants, made his directing debut on a film based on the K.L. Going novel.

The protagonist is 17, overweight, and suicidal, and when he’s about to jump in front of a bus, he’s saved by a charming street musician. The two begin an uneasy friendship when Marcus enlists the musically challenged kid to become the drummer in a new punk rock band. The youth’s father becomes increasingly concerned about his son’s new friendship. Read More »

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ARC Entertainment Acquires Thriller ‘The Frozen’

By | Tuesday June 5, 2012 @ 8:23am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: ARC Entertainment has acquired the North American rights to The Frozen, a psychological thriller that marks the directing debut of former development exec Andrew Hyatt. True Blood‘s Brit Morgan, Noah Segan (Looper) and Seth David Mitchell star. Mike (Mitchell) … Read More »

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Oz Hit ‘Red Dog’ Finds U.S. Home With ARC Entertainment

By | Tuesday May 29, 2012 @ 6:32am PDT

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EXCLUSIVE: Family film Red Dog took more than $21M in Australia after its release last year, landing it at number 8 on the all-time chart of home-grown grossers. … Read More »

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ARC Entertainment Picks Up ‘Nitro Circus The Movie 3D’

By | Wednesday May 23, 2012 @ 12:36pm PDT

Nitro Circus The Movie 3D ReleaseARC Entertainment has acquired the worldwide rights to Nitro Circus The Movie 3D. The company announced that the stunt adventure flick starring MTV‘s action sport gang will be released nationwide August … Read More »

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ARC Acquires Rights To ‘Knockdown’ Pic

By | Tuesday May 1, 2012 @ 8:50am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: ARC Entertainment has set a June 8 theatrical release for Knockdown, an action thriller starring Casey T. Evans, Tom Arnold and Bai Ling. Todd Bellanca directed and co-wrote the script with Sasha Levinson. It centers on Jack “The Ripper” … Read More »

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AFM: ARC And XLrator Buy North American Rights To Thriller ’96 Minutes’

By | Sunday November 6, 2011 @ 3:05pm PST
Mike Fleming

LOS ANGELES (October xx, 2011) – ARC Entertainment and XLrator Media have acquired all North American rights to the urban thriller 96 MINUTES, which will be released theatrically early next year.

Starring Brittany Snow (Hairspray), Evan Ross (ATL), Christian Serratos (Twilight series), J. Michael Trautmann and David Oyelowo (The Help, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), 96 MINUTES is told in an interlocking structure centering around four young lives which collide in a shocking and terrifying moment with an acutely uncertain outcome. With acclaimed performances by a multicultural cast, this richly complex moral tale touches on the issues of race, class, friendship and our connections to the past.

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ARC Entertainment Spends ‘Seven Days In Utopia’

By | Wednesday October 5, 2011 @ 8:07am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: ARC Entertainment has acquired North American rights excluding theatrical to Seven Days In Utopia, the inspirational drama starring Robert Duvall and Melissa Leo. The film — about a down-and-out young pro golfer who becomes stranded in Utopia, Texas and … Read More »

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Cinedigm Launches Distribution Tool For Indie Films

By | Wednesday September 7, 2011 @ 9:46am PDT

Cinedigm announced today that it has formed Indie Direct, a full-service distribution and marketing platform for indie filmmakers and distributors that will allow producers the ability to manage all facets of digital distribution to be delivered via the company’s digital-cinema … Read More »

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ARC And XLrator Acquire Rock ‘N Roll Comedy ‘Killing Bono’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: ARC Entertainment and XLrator Media have teamed to acquire North American distribution rights to the rock and roll comedy Killing Bono, which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival. They plan a VOD release in October and a theatrical … Read More »

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‘Knuckle’ Doc Acquired By ARC And XLrator

EXCLUSIVE: ARC Entertainment and XLrator Media announced that they have acquired North American rights to the Sundance documentary Knuckle. Ian Palmer’s doc was filmed over 12 years and is about two Irish families who settle a longstanding dispute by periodically … Read More »

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Berlin: ARC Entertainment Acquires Medieval Actioner ‘Ironclad’

Mike Fleming

ARC Entertainment has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the ContentFilm International medieval action thriller Ironclad. ARC made the deal in collaboration with Barry Gordon’s XLrator Media, and will release the film theatrically in June. Directed by Jonathan English, the film … Read More »

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