Summit Acquires Rights To Norwegian Crime-Thriller ‘Headhunters’

By | Monday October 10, 2011 @ 5:06pm PDT

Summit Entertainment has acquired English-language movie rights to the international bestselling crime thriller Headhunters, by Norwegian author Jo Nesbø. The novel, recently published in the U.S. by Doubleday and a New York Times bestseller, chronicles the escapades of … Read More »

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Toronto: Foreign Deals For ‘The Day’

By | Monday September 12, 2011 @ 10:00am PDT

Doug Aarniokoski’s post-apocalyptic action thriller The Day, which follows a group that fights to stay alive amid a war against humanity, has been sold to German-speaking Europe and Benelux by Content, which acquired foreign rights to the … Read More »

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Hanway Lands Worldwide Sales Rights To Sundance Hit ‘Being Elmo’

By | Tuesday August 9, 2011 @ 11:17am PDT

Submarine Entertainment has made a deal with Hanway Films for the latter to handle Constance Marks’ award-winning Sundance documentary Being Elmo, about the creator of the iconic Sesame Street character. The doc previously picked up some rights deals when it was … Read More »

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Justin.tv Lands Riche Development Deal

By | Thursday June 23, 2011 @ 7:05pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Indie outfit RicheProductions is part of a group that has acquired rights to online live-video portal Justin.tv for feature film and TV development. Justin.tv averages 31 million users a month — the site says a live video starts on … Read More »

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