Exclusive Media has sealed a deal with the UK’s Dogwoof on the Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin-directed Oscar-winning documentary Undefeated. The film caused a stir at the Oscars when Martin uttered a swear word during his acceptance speech (the delay button caught it — he later apologized). The doc focuses on three underprivileged student athletes and the volunteer coach who guides them through a football season in North Memphis. Hip hop impresario Sean Combs boarded the film as an executive producer in February, just ahead of the Oscars. Exclusive’s documentary arm Spitfire Pictures and Zipper Bros Films produced the pic in association with Level 22 and Five Smooth Stones Productions. The Weinstein Co released Undefeated in the U.S. on February 17. Sales have also been concluded in Australia (Madman), Latin America (CDC) and Israel (United King) among others.
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By NANCY TARTAGLIONE, International Editor | Thursday March 22, 2012 @ 11:58am PDTTags: Big Deals Film, Exclusive Media, Sean Combs, Undefeated
BREAKING: Sean Combs has joined the Oscar nominated documentary Undefeated as executive producer, and he will be involved in a narrative remake that The Weinstein Company is working on. The remake was part of the deal when TWC acquired the …
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