The distributor has picked up Magic In The Moonlight from Gravier Productions, marking its seventh collaboration with the prolific Allen following awards contender Blue Jasmine. Separately, Lionsgate and Tribeca Film announced new acquisitions.
Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Jacki Weaver, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney and Eileen Atkins star in the rom-com, set in the south of France in the 1920s when an Englishman is brought in to unmask a possible swindle.
Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum and Edward Walson produced Magic In The Moonlight.
- Lionsgate has acquired North American rights to Step One Of Many Entertainment’s comedy My Man Is A Loser starring John Stamos, Michael Rapaport, Bryan Callen and Tika Sumpter. The film will receive a theatrical and VOD day-and-date release this year.
- Tribeca Film will release Bryan Poyser’s Love & Air Sex (aka The Bounceback) in February in a theatrical and VOD day-and-date pattern. The film premiered at SXSW 2013 and will also go on a 10-city Air Sex road show. Michael Stahl-David and Ashley Bell star.