Starz Ups Kevin Kasha To Head Of Acquisitions

By | Wednesday January 15, 2014 @ 11:54am PST

kashaKevin Kasha is moving up from his current role as EVP Worldwide Acquisitions at Anchor Bay Entertainment to the newly created position of Head of Acquisitions at Starz, the parent company of Anchor Bay. In his new role, Kasha will oversee … Read More »

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Anchor Bay Acquires Brett Ratner-Produced ‘Mother’s Day’ Remake

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Anchor Bay Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Mother’s Day, the horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and starring Rebecca DeMornay, Jaime King, Deborah Ann Woll and Shawn Ashmore. The film’s a loose remake of the … Read More »

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Toronto: Anchor Bay Acquires Thriller Remake ’13′

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Anchor Bay Films just acquired U.S. distribution rights to 13, Gela Babluani’s remake of his 2005 thriller 13 Tzameti. The film isn’t playing here at Toronto, but it will be one of a flurry of titles being … Read More »

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SXSW: Anchor Bay Makes 7-Figure Deal For ‘The Divide’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE:They saved the best for last on the final movie day of the South By Southwest Festival. In the biggest deal of SXSW this year and possibly ever for the Austin fest, Anchor Bay paid low seven … Read More »

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Anchor Bay Acquires Drama ‘Beautiful Boy’

Mike Fleming

TORONTO: The Toronto deals are exploding! Anchor Bay Films has just closed all English-speaking rights to Beautiful Boy, the Shawn Ku-directed drama. I’m told the deal was 7-figures, negotiated by Paradigm Motion Picture Finance Group’s Ben Weiss with Anchor Bay Films’ Kevin Kasha. Deal includes a P&A commitment. Lightning Entertainment is … Read More »

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Hannover House Out, Anchor Bay In To Distrib Josh Radnor Pic

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Josh Radnor’s feature directorial debut Happythankyoumoreplease has severed ties with distributor Hannover House, and is negotiating a new deal to be distributed by Anchor Bay Films. The intention is to release the film theatrically.

The deal’s being made by Anchor … Read More »

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