Sundance: IFC finds Love, A24 gets Spectacular
UPDATED JAN 21: IFC’s North American deal for The Look Of Love closed on Sunday evening following a negotiation with StudioCanal. Meanwhile A24 confirmed it had acquired North American rights to The Spectacular Now for what was believed to cost $1.5m after Screendaily was the first to report on Sunday night that the film had sold.
Michael Winterbottom directed The Look Of Love, StudioCanal’s biopic about the British adult entertainment magnate Paul Raymond.
Steve Coogan, Imogen Poots, Anna Friel and Tamsin Egerton star. Film4 developed the project. StudioCanal will distribute in the UK.
James Ponsoldt directed The Spectacular Now, a coming-of-age tale starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley. A24 neogitated with UTA and will release in North America this summer. The Exchange holds international rights.
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