Monterey Media Acquires WWII Drama ‘Fort McCoy’

By | Monday March 10, 2014 @ 1:39pm PDT

Fort McCoy had a run on the festival circuit in 2011 and 2012 and has been acquired by monterey media, which nabbed North American rights and plans a late summer theatrical release. Eric Stoltz, Kate Connor, Lyndsy Fonseca, Andy Hirsch, Camryn Manheim and Seymour Cassel star in the pic based … Read More »

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Monterey Media Acquires Toronto WWII Thriller ‘Canopy’

By | Tuesday February 4, 2014 @ 11:41am PST

canopyAaron Wilson‘s World War II thriller Canopy has been acquired by monterey media, which is plotting a theatrical release for late spring/early summer. Set during the 1942 Japanese invasion of Singapore, Canopy tells the tale of an downed … Read More »

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Monterey Media Acquires TIFF Dramas ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ & ‘Cinemanovels’

Half of a Yellow SunEXCLUSIVE: Monterey Media has secured rights to Half Of A Yellow Sun, co-starring Golden Globes-nominated 12 Years a Slave thesp Chiwetel Ejiofor. Half of a Yellow Sun is based on the novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and features Ejiofor as a revolutionary who falls in love with Olanna (Thandie Newton), one of two sisters whose stories unfold against the backdrop of the Nigerian-Biafran War. Anika Noni Rose also stars in the drama directed by Biyi Bandele. Half of a Yellow Sun is produced by Shareman Media and BFI in association with Metro International Entertainment and Kachifo Limited in association with Lip Sync Productions LLP and A Slate Films. Metro International’s Natalie Brenner and monterey’s Scott Mansfield negotiated the deal. The film, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, will open theatrically in early Summer. Read More »

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‘Girl On A Bicycle’ Comedy Pic Acquired By Monterey Media

By | Monday June 3, 2013 @ 11:22am PDT

Monterey Media has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to writer-director Jeremy Leven’s Girl On A Bicycle, with plans for a fall 2013 release. The romantic comedy stars Nora Tschirner, Vincenzo Amato, Paddy Considine, and Louise Monot and centers … Read More »

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Monterey Media Acquires Julia Stiles-Taye Diggs Drama ‘Between Us’

By | Monday April 1, 2013 @ 2:00pm PDT

Dan Mirvish‘s relationship comedy-drama will get a summer theatrical release via Monterey Media, which snapped up North American rights. Between Us stars Julia Stiles, Taye Diggs, Melissa George, and David Harbour as two couples … Read More »

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Sundance: Monterey Media Acquires ‘I Used To Be Darker’

By | Sunday January 27, 2013 @ 11:59am PST
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EXCLUSIVE: The Sundance Film Festival ended yesterday, but there will be a flood of deals that continue for the next few weeks, leading into Berlin. Monterey Media has acquired I Used To Be Darker, the third film by rising writer/director … Read More »

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