In a couple of further deals to emerge in the wake of Toronto, Cinedigm has acquired all North American rights to Night Moves while RADiUS-TWC has picked up North America on Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon.
Kelly Reichardt directed Night Moves starring Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard in the story of three radical environmentalists who plan to destroy a hydroelectric dam. Neil Kopp, Anish Savjani, Chris Maybach, Saemi Kim and Rodrigo Teixeira produced.
The Maybach Film Productions, RT Features and filmscience production premiered in Venice and went on to screen in Toronto and was recently awarded the Grand Prize at the Deauville Film Festival.
Cinedigm plans a spring 2014 release after director of acquisitions Emily Rothschild brokered the deal with UTA on behalf of the filmmakers.
RADiUS-TWC closed the deal for Mike Myers’ feature directorial debut Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon with
The documentary premiered in Toronto and chronicles the career of music manager Shep Gordon, who Myers first met while negotiating for the rights of an Alice Cooper song in Wayne’s World.
A&E IndieFilms financed and president Bob DeBitetto, served as executive producer on the film. RADiUS has set a first quarter 2014 theatrical release.
Tom Quinn and Jason Janego negotiated the deal with Molly Thompson from A&E IndieFilms and WME Global.
- monterey media has snapped up US rights to the haunting drama The Wait starring Chloë Sevigny and Jena Malone. The film premiered at SXSW and monterey’s Scott Mansfield brokered the deal with Ryan Kampe of Visit Films. monterey plans an early 2014 theatrical release.