EXCLUSIVE: Buyers have responded strongly to Pure Flix’s $110m worldwide smash, led by a sale to Signature in the UK.
Ron Gell (pictured), vice-president of international sales and distribution at the faith and family studio’s new international division Pure Flix/Quality Flix, has closed deals in Japan (Synca), Latin America (Sun & Canzion) and Brazil (Wonders).
Rights have also gone to Crossroads for Australia, Time Horizons for the Philippines and Revolutionary Releasing for Poland, former Yugoslavia and Romania.
The story of a Christian freshman who sets out to disprove his atheist philosophy professor’s contention that god is dead has sold more than one million DVDs to date in North America.
Last week Pure Flix wrapped principal photography on Do You Believe? starring Mira Sorvino, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Astin, Lee Majors, Alexa PenaVega, Ted McGinley, Andrea Logan White, Brian Bosworth and Delroy Lindo.