ROUND-UP: The distributor has moved the Bill Murray comedy from November 13 to October 23 this year.
Rock The Kasbah centres on a rock manager stranded in Kabul who tries to make a star out of a local young girl with an extraordinary voice.
Open Road Films in association with Venture 4th and QED International presents a Shangri-La Entertainment production. Barry Levinson directed Rock The Kasbah from a screenplay by Mitch Glazer.
- VICE Media is teaming up with Magnolia Pictures to promote the release of Sundance U.S. Documentary Grand Jury Prize-winner The Wolfpack on June 12.
Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to SXSW Grand Jury and Audience Award winner Peace Officer. Submarine Deluxe manages the North American platform theatrical release planned for this autumn. PBS’s weekly documentary series Independent Lens will air the film in spring 2016.
- SVOD service SundanceNow Doc Club has acquired all US rights to Sophie Deraspe’s A Gay Girl In Damascus: The Amina Profile following its premiere in Park City this year.
Well Go USA has picked up North American rights to Kill Your Friends starring Nicholas Hoult. UTA Independent Film Group and Altitude Film Sales represented the filmmakers in the deal and Well Go plans to premiere the film at a North American festival this autumn and will open theatrically in early 2016.