Sundance: Lionsgate Acquires Rights To ‘Cooties’

By | Tuesday January 21, 2014 @ 3:49pm PST

CootiesLionsgate has officially acquired North American rights to Cooties, the SpectreVision and Glacier Films comedic horror pic that debuted in the Midnight section on Saturday in Park City. The directorial debut of Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion was … Read More »

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Sundance: Lionsgate Getting Close To Catching ‘Cooties’

By | Monday January 20, 2014 @ 2:46pm PST

Sundance2014_badge__140109214059No deal is done but Lionsgate looks to be the front-runner to snag comedic fright flick Cooties at the Sundance Film Festival.  Sources say negotiations on the film starring Elijah Wood and Rainn Wilson are ongoing. Cooties premiered on … Read More »

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Sundance 2014: Festival Unveils Spotlight, Midnight, Frontier Films & New Kids Slate

By | Thursday December 5, 2013 @ 1:01pm PST

sundance 2014Today, the Sundance Film Festival announced more participants for its 30th annual gathering next month with the out-of-competition sections of Spotlight, Park City at Midnight and New Frontier, along with the latter’s featured installations.Yesterday, the festival revealed its 2014 U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competition slates and the films in its NEXT section.

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The films unveiled today see appearances by Hollywood stars like Tom Hardy in Locke; Jesse Eisenberg, Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Elijah Wood and Rainn Wilson in Cooties; and a double shot of Mia Wasikowska. Plus there’s a Dead Snow sequel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s new variety show, and a video installation featuring multimedia rock star Beck. The upcoming Sundance, which runs January 16-26, also sees the debut of the new Sundance Kids section with films featuring Forest Whitaker, Mackenzie Foy, Lauren Bacall and Paul Giamatti among others. The last slates to be revealed are the Premieres and Documentary Premieres, which are set for Monday. Until then, check out today’s release:
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