Hot Trailer: ‘I Origins’

By | Friday April 11, 2014 @ 3:07pm PDT

Fox Searchlight has debuted the trailer to Mike Cahill‘s provocative sci-fi romance feature. The film marks Cahill’s second directorial feature following Another Earth. Similar to that film three years agoI Origins took home the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, an award that is … Read More »

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‘Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun Sets New Reps

By | Tuesday January 28, 2014 @ 10:19am PST
Mike Fleming

Steven_Yeun_HSEXCLUSIVE: The Walking Dead star Steven Yeun has signed with Gotham/Principal for management and Paradigm. Yeun, whose Glenn character staved off illness and a final episode zombie attack that brings him back for more, is part of the cast … Read More »

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Sundance: Fox Searchlight Acquires ‘I Origins’

Mike Fleming

UPDATE, 2 PM: Fox Searchlight just confirmed it has acquired worldwide rights to I Origins. Full release follows after the original break.

PREVIOUS, EXCLUSIVE, 9:30 AM: I hear Fox Searchlight is the frontrunner to make a world rights deal ioron I, Origins, the science fiction film written and directed by Mike Cahill. I’m hearing the deal closed at around $3 million, but I’m waiting to confirm. The film premiered Saturday at the Eccles Theater; it will be released domestically by Fox Searchlight. It stars Michael Pitt and Brit Marling, and Cahill and Pitt produced it with Hunter Sundance2014_badge__140109214059__140116020608Gray and Alex Orlovsky. It focuses on a group of biologists who make a discovery that has far-reaching consequences. Fox Searchlight did the domestic on Cahill’s last film with Marling, Another Earth, and Fox released in some foreign territories. WME Global brokered the deal.

PARK CITY, UT January 20, 2014 – Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced today that the company has acquired worldwide rights to the existential drama I ORIGINS. Directed and written by Mike Cahill, I ORIGINS is his second feature following ANOTHER EARTH which Fox Searchlight acquired at Sundance in 2011. The film stars Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Steven Yeun and Archie Panjabi with Cahill, Hunter Gray and Alex Orlovsky serving as producers. The film is scheduled to be released in 2014.

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