Vertical Entertainment Grabs Nat Wolff-Selena Gomez Comedy ‘Behaving Badly’

By | Wednesday April 9, 2014 @ 2:02pm PDT

Behaving BadlyThe company has picked U.S. rights to Tim Garrick’s comedy about a guy who’s so smitten that he makes a bet with a mobster’s son. Vertical Entertainment plans an August theatrical release for Behaving Badly, which stars … Read More »

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Berlin: Vertical Entertainment Picks Up Thriller ‘Mindscape’ For North America

MindscapeThe company launched last year by Rich Goldberg and Mitch Budin has made a pre-emptive strike ahead of Berlin, grabbing all North American rights to the psychological thriller. Vertical Entertainment picked up the Ombra Films production Mindscape from … Read More »

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AFM: Vertical Entertainment Acquires U.S. Rights To ‘Boys Of Abu Ghraib’

By | Friday November 8, 2013 @ 1:29pm PST

Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz executive produced the military thriller Boys Of Abu Ghraib, which Vertical Entertainment now plans to release in March 2014 after landing North American rights at AFM. Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment is … Read More »

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UPDATED: AFM Briefs: Vertical Entertainment Gets U.S. On ‘Dark Hearts’ & ‘Hairbrained’; The Exchange Shopping Gregg Allman Biopic

By | Friday November 1, 2013 @ 4:19pm PDT

UPDATED, 5:25 PM: Vertical Entertainment has grabbed U.S. rights ahead of AFM to Dark Hearts, a pulp thriller set in LA’s underground art scene. Lucas Till, Kyle Schmid, Goran Visnjic and … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Russian 3D Animation ‘The Snow Queen’

By | Thursday October 3, 2013 @ 6:30pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Russia’s Wizart Animation produced this 3D animated adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen tale about a young girl who sets out to save her brother from an evil queen. Maxim Sveshnikov and Vlad Barbe directed the pic from a script by Barbe and Vadim Sveshnikov. … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Scenic Route’

By | Tuesday May 28, 2013 @ 11:48am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Josh Duhamel and Dan Fogler are buddies on a road trip gone horribly wrong in Kevin and Michael Goetz’s Scenic Route, scripted by Kyle Killen (The Beaver). Vertical Entertainment picked up the dark drama in Cannes after its SXSW Read More »

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Cannes: Vertical Entertainment Snags 3D Animation ‘The Snow Queen’

By | Wednesday May 22, 2013 @ 10:18am PDT

Newbie distributor Vertical Entertainment has snapped up US rights to the Russian 3D animated pic produced by Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. The Snow Read More »

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Cannes: Vertical Revs Up With Josh Duhamel-Dan Fogler Pic ‘Scenic Route’

Scenic Route Vertical EntertainmentEXCLUSIVE: It didn’t take long for Vertical Entertainment to score at Cannes. The newbie indie distributor snapped up U.S. rights to Scenic Route, starring Josh Duhamel (Safe Haven, Transformers) and Dan Fogler (Balls Of Fury, Kung Fu Panda) as road-tripping buddies whose friendship is tested when they’re stranded in the desert. Co-helmers Kevin and Michael Goetz directed from a screenplay by Kyle Killen (The Beaver). The pic first premiered at SXSW. Vertical is planning an August theatrical bow, supplemented by digital/VOD and home video releases. The pick-up aligns with Vertical’s strategy to acquire and release a yearly slate of two dozen $5M-10M genre and family films anchored by name stars.
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Vertical Entertainment Launches, Will Release 24 Titles Per Year

By | Wednesday May 8, 2013 @ 11:37am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: The indie distribution game has a new player in Vertical Entertainment, a new full service content marketing and distribution company looking to shop this month at Cannes. Founders Rich Goldberg and Mitch Budin are industry vets … Read More »

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