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Lola Kirke & Ben Platt in Official Trailer for Indie 'Broken Diamonds'

"Your sister didn't ruin your life, her illness did." FilmRise has unveiled an official trailer for an indie film titled Broken Diamonds, the latest from filmmaker Peter Sattler, his second feature following his debut Camp X-Ray with Kristen Stewart. It just premiered at this year's Santa Barbara Film Festival a few months ago. In the wake of his father's death, a young writer sees his dream of moving to Paris put in jeopardy when he's forced to temporarily take in his wildly unpredictable, ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Paris, Santa Barbara Film Festival, Kristen Stewart, Filmrise, Indies, Peter Sattler, Lola Kirke, Peter Benson, Ben Platt, To Watch, Yvette Nicole Brown Alphonso McAuley Lynda Boyd, Lola Kirke Ben Platt

FilmRise Takes North, South American Rights to 500 Hours of Content From NENT

FilmRise has licensed more than 500 hours of content from NENT Studios UK, the production and distribution entity of the Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT). Under the deal, FilmRise has acquired all digital rights, including AVOD and SVOD for the content in both the North and South American territories. The package includes the British comedy “Peep […]
Tags: News, Filmrise, AVOD, Nordic Entertainment Group, NENT, NENT Studios UK

FilmRise Nabs North America For Dance Documentary ‘Deep In Vogue’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Film and television studio and independent AVOD streamer FilmRise has acquired exclusive North American theatrical and digital rights to award-winning feature documentary “Deep In Vogue.” Voguing is a stylized dance form that originated in the late 1980s that harks back to the Harlem ballrooms of the 1960s. Interestingly, it has enjoyed renewed popularity in the […]
Tags: News, Global, North America, Harlem, Filmrise, Danny Fisher, BFI Flare

FilmRise Scoops Tribeca-Premiering Docu ‘The State of Texas vs. Melissa’ (EXCLUSIVE)

FilmRise, the New York-based film and TV distribution company and streaming network, has acquired Sabrina Van Tassel’s timely social justice documentary “The State of Texas vs. Melissa” which premiered at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. FilmRise picked up the theatrical and digital rights to the documentary for North America, the U.K. and Ireland. Set in […]
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Global, Ireland, North America, Filmrise, Melissa, U K, Tribeca Film Festival, Sabrina Van Tassel

‘Miseducation of Cameron Post’ Plans Awards Campaign for Chloë Grace Moretz (EXCLUSIVE)

FilmRise will mount an awards season campaign for “The Miseducation of Cameron Post,” Variety has learned. The indie studio plans to push Chloë Grace Moretz in the lead actress category and seems to believe the star has the best chance of earning some plaudits love. “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” centers on a high school […]
Tags: News, Chloe Grace Moretz, Filmrise, Moretz, Cameron Post, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Cameron Post Variety

Amazon Prime Video Adds 20 Reality TV Series, Including ‘Hell’s Kitchen,’ ‘Toddlers & Tiaras’

A truckload of reality TV has landed on Amazon’s Prime Video service, including 15 seasons of Gordon Ramsay’s “Hell’s Kitchen” competition series and all episodes of “Toddlers & Tiaras,” which originally aired on TLC. Also now on Prime Video as of Friday — available to members to stream for no additional cost — are “River […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Gordon Ramsay, Filmrise, Prime Video, Hell's Kitchen, Toddlers & Tiaras, Amazon Prime Video Adds

Film News Roundup: Callan Mulvey Joins Chris Pine’s Scottish Drama ‘Outlaw King’

In today’s film news roundup, Callan Mulvey is joining the cast of David Mackenzie’s “Outlaw King,” Aldis Hodge will portray football player Brian Banks, and John Travolta’s “Trading Paint” gets financing. CASTINGS Callan Mulvey is joining the cast of David Mackenzie’s “Outlaw King” on Netflix opposite Chris Pine and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Variety has learned exclusively.... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Awards, Netflix, John Travolta, Filmrise, Chris Pine, Aldis Hodge, Callan Mulvey, David Mackenzie, Brian Banks, Trading Paint, Outlaw Kings, Aaron Taylor Johnson Variety

The Vault: James Franco Tells No Lies in NSFW Clip

James Franco heist horror movie The Vault releases a totally NSFW clip Does James Franco ever sleep? The actor, director, producer, rock star and all-around multi-hyphenate pop culture gadfly always seems to have a million projects on the go (we’re particularly excited about The Disaster Artist and HBO’s The Deuce) and one of the latest ones on his elephantine resume looks particularly irresistible, a hybrid heist/horror-thriller and splatter show directed by filmmaker Dan Bush (The Signal)....
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Horror, Franco, James Franco, FX, Signal, Filmrise, Clint, ComingSoon, Movie News, The Vault, Francesca Eastwood, Dan Bush, Scott Haze, Film Rise

Amazon Prime Video to Add Full Seasons of ‘Roseanne,’ ‘3rd Rock From the Sun,’ Four Other Classic Sitcoms

Get ready to binge-watch some classic ’80s and ’90s television: All episodes of “Roseanne,” “3rd Rock From the Sun,” and four other TV shows from the era will be streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video starting this month. The six shows — which include “A Different World,” “Cybill,” “Grace Under Fire,” and “Grounded for Life”... Read more »
Tags: TV, News, Digital, Filmrise, Amazon Prime Video, Roseanne, Amazon Video Direct, 3rd Rock From the Sun

Jon Hamm & Lois Smith in Full Trailer for Subtle Sci-Fi 'Marjorie Prime'

"She's nicer to that thing than she is to me." FilmRise has unveiled an official trailer for the film Marjorie Prime, the latest feature by filmmaker Michael Almereyda, which premiered at Sundance. This subtle sci-fi film is set in the near future in a time where intelligent AI can recreate a perfect holographic version of a deceased person. The story involves a family figuring out what to make of these lifelike recreations of people who aren't around anymore. It's a meditation on "memory an...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Jon Hamm, Scifi, Filmrise, Indies, Marjorie, Michael Almereyda, To Watch, Lois Smith, Jon Hamm Lois Smith

Nicolas Cage’s ‘Vengeance: A Love Story’ Lands at FilmRise

FilmRise has acquired the Patriot Pictures thriller “Vengeance: A Love Story,” starring Nicolas Cage as a detective seeking vigilante justice. FilmRise is planning a fall release in theaters and on VOD. Cage had been attached to direct “Vengeance: A Love Story” in 2016, but later stepped aside. The film, is based on the 2003 novel... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Nicolas Cage, Filmrise, Vengeance: A Love Story, Patriot Pictures

Tribeca Winner ‘Women Who Kill’ Lands at FilmRise, Film Collaborative (EXCLUSIVE)

FilmRise has acquired worldwide VOD and digital rights to Ingrid Jungermann’s comedy-thriller “Women Who Kill,” which won the narrative feature screenplay award at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. The non-profit Film Collaborative will release the film theatrically. The story centers on Morgan — a commitment phobic woman — and her ex-girlfriend who are locally famous... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Festivals, Tribeca, Filmrise, Morgan, Tribeca Film Festival, Ingrid Jungermann, Women Who Kill, Film Collaborative

‘My Friend Dahmer’ With Ross Lynch Sells to FilmRise (EXCLUSIVE)

“My Friend Dahmer,” one of the buzziest titles out of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, has landed a North American distribution deal, Variety has learned. FilmRise nabbed the drama and is planning a theatrical release in the fall of 2017. Critics embraced the film when it screened in Tribeca, with Ross Lynch, a Disney Channel... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Tribeca, Filmrise, Ross Lynch, Dahmer, My Friend Dahmer, Disney Channel Read

Dead Awake Clips Will Paralyze You

Dead Awake: Chilling new horror film from the writer of Final Destination reveals two startling clips From the mind and typewriter (figuratively speaking…does anyone use a typewriter anymore?) of the man who penned and created Final Destination (that would be Jeffrey Reddick) comes Dead Awake, a surreal, frightening chiller than mines and exploits the very real condition of sleep paralysis. Official synopsis: Kate Bowman (Jocelin Donahue) is a straight-laced social worker who finds herself pl...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Kate, Filmrise, DONAHUE, Movie News, Jeffrey Reddick, Sleep Paralysis, Dead Awake, Kate Bowman Jocelin Donahue, Devil Lori Petty Tank Girl Point Break Orange, Jesse Borrego, Con Air Brea Grant Dexter Heroes, James Eckhouse

FilmRise Buys Documentaries About Dog Rescuers, Multiple Personality Disorder (EXCLUSIVE)

FilmRise has acquired worldwide distribution rights to two documentaries from Ron Davis and his Docutainment Films: the dog rescue movie “Life in the Doghouse” and the dissociative identity disorder film “I Am We.” Davis’ “Life in the Doghouse” is currently in production and chronicles the story of Danny Robertshaw and Ron Danta, who operate Danny & Ron’s... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Filmrise, Ron Davis, I Am We, Life in the Doghouse, Doghouse, Danny Robertshaw, Ron Danta, Danny Ron

Lee Morgan Documentary ‘I Called Him Morgan’ Bought by FilmRise

FilmRise has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Swedish director Kasper Collin’s Lee Morgan documentary “I Called Him Morgan.” The documentary made its world premiere at the 2016 Venice International Film Festival, then screened at the Toronto, Telluride and New York film festivals. “I Called Him Morgan” will be released theatrically by FilmRise in partnership with... Read more »
Tags: New York, News, Film, Festivals, Filmrise, Lee Morgan

‘Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience’ Documentary Set for Release in 2017

FilmRise has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Michelle Kath Sinclair’s debut documentary “Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience” and plans a 2017 release. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and recently screened at the DOC NYC festival. “Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience” centers on Kath, a founding member, guitarist and lead singer of... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Chicago, Doc Nyc, Filmrise, Kath, Terry Kath

AFM: James Franco’s Heist Thriller ‘The Vault’ Sells to FilmRise

FilmRise has acquired all North American distribution rights to Redwire Pictures and Content Media’s supernatural heist thriller “The Vault,” starring James Franco, Francesca Eastwood, Scott Haze, and Taryn Manning. Dan Bush directed the film from an original screenplay he co-wrote with Conal Byrne. FilmRise plans to release the film theatrically in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2017.... Read more »
Tags: Film, Markets & Festivals, James Franco, American Film Market, Filmrise, The Vault

FilmRise Raises $27 Million for Acquisition of Movies, TV Titles

FilmRise has raised an additional $27 million led by Harlan Capital Partners LLC to finance the acquisition of film and TV titles for all distribution channels. Variety reported a year ago that the Brooklyn-based distributor had raised acquisition financing of $25 million through Harlan Capital. FilmRise’s recent theatrical releases include the drama “White Girl,” which... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Brooklyn, Filmrise, White Girl

Immigration Movie ‘From Nowhere’ Gets 2017 Release

FilmRise has acquired exclusive North American distribution rights to the indie drama “From Nowhere,” which won the Narrative Spotlight audience award at this year’s SXSW Film Festival. “From Nowhere” follows three undocumented teenagers — a Dominican girl, an African boy and a Peruvian girl — who are about to graduate high school in the Bronx. When... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Sxsw, Filmrise, From Nowhere

FilmRise Checks in to ‘Seoul Station’ for North America

Boutique distributor FilmRise has acquired North American rights to “Seoul Station,” a dark Korean animation from “Train to Busan” director Yeon Sang-ho (“King of Pigs”.) The film is a prequel to live action zombie thriller “Train” which premiered as a midnight screening in Cannes and has gone on to a stellar theatrical career in South Korea.... Read more »
Tags: Asia, News, Film, Global, Animation, Korea, North America, Busan, Seoul, Cannes, Filmrise, Seoul Station, Finecut

Cannes: FilmRise Taps Content Media as Foreign Sales Arm (EXCLUSIVE)

Film and television distributor FilmRise has tapped Content Media Corp. as its exclusive international sales arm, Variety has learned exclusively. Content Media has launched sales for FilmRise at the Cannes Film Festival for films that include “My Father Die,” “Harry & Snowman,” “Silicon Cowboys,” “The Bad Kids” and “Five Nights in Maine.” FilmRise raised more than $25... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Maine, Festivals, Cannes film festival, Cannes, Filmrise, Content Media

FilmRise Buys Sean Bronson’s SXSW Thriller ‘My Father Die’

Film and television distributor FilmRise has acquired exclusive worldwide distribution rights for Sean Brosnan’s debut feature film, “My Father Die,” for a winter theatrical release. “My Father Die” made its world premiere at the 2016 South by Southwest festival. It’s directed by Sean Brosnan, son of actor Pierce Brosnan, who produces the film alongside Sean’s producing partners... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Sxsw, Southwest, Filmrise, Sean, Pierce Brosnan, Sean Brosnan, My Father Die, Sean Bronson

Tribeca: FilmRise Buys Drone Warfare Documentary ‘National Bird’

FilmRise has acquired the North American distribution rights for Sonia Kennebeck’s drone warfare documentary “National Bird,” which will have its North American premiere this week at the Tribeca Film Festival. “National Bird,” which debuted at the Berlin Film Festival, is executive produced by documentarian Errol Morris (“The Fog of War”) and Wim Wenders (“Buena Vista... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Tribeca, Filmrise, Errol Morris, National Bird, Sonia Kennebeck

FilmRise Buys U.S. Rights to Morgan Saylor’s ‘White Girl’

FilmRise has acquired U.S. distribution rights to “White Girl,” starring Morgan Saylor (“Homeland”) in Elizabeth Wood’s semi-autobiographical story of youthful abandon. The drama, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, presents a portrait of drug and sex-fueled youth in New York City, while confronting issues of racial privilege and gender inequality. “White Girl” is... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, New York City, Filmrise, Elizabeth Wood, White Girl, Morgan Saylor, Morgan Saylor Homeland

Elizabeth Wood's Sundance Drama 'White Girl' Acquired by FilmRise for U.S.

Netflix previously picked up worldwide SVOD rights to the edgy drama, which stars Morgan Saylor ('Homeland's' Dana Brody) as a hard-partying college girl who falls for a Puerto Rican drug more
Tags: Usa, Movies, Netflix, Filmrise, Elizabeth Wood, THR Online, Morgan Saylor Homeland, Dana Brody

FilmRise Buys Horse Documentary ‘Harry and Snowman’

FilmRise has acquired exclusive worldwide distribution rights to the horse-jumping documentary “Harry & Snowman” and plans a theatrical release in September. The story centers on Harry de Leyer and a broken-down Amish plow-horse Snowman winning the triple crown of show jumping in 1958 at the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden. De Leyer had... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Filmrise, Harry and Snowman, Harry Snowman, Harry de Leyer, Madison Square Garden De Leyer

Sundance Documentary ‘The Bad Kids’ Bought by FilmRise

FilmRise has acquired worldwide distribution rights for the Sundance Film Festival documentary “The Bad Kids.” The movie will receive a theatrical release in September and make its television debut on the upcoming season of the PBS series “Independent Lens.” Filmmakers Keith Fulton and Lou Pepe (“Lost in La Mancha”) chronicle one principal’s mission to realize the... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Pbs, Sundance film festival, Filmrise, La Mancha, The Bad Kids, Keith Fulton, Lou Pepe

SXSW: Compaq Documentary ‘Silicon Cowboys’ Bought by FilmRise

FilmRise has acquired worldwide distribution rights for the SXSW documentary “Silicon Cowboys” and plans for a fall theatrical release. The film, directed by Jason Cohen and produced by Ross Dinerstein and Glen Zipper, chronicles the story of Compaq Computer’s founding and the explosive rise of the 1980s PC industry. Compaq was launched in 1982 by... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Sxsw, Filmrise, Compaq, Jason Cohen, Silicon Cowboys, Compaq Computer, Compaq Documentary ` Silicon Cowboys, Ross Dinerstein, Glen Zipper

Sundance Horror-Thriller ‘Greasy Strangler’ Bought by FilmRise for North America (EXCLUSIVE)

FilmRise has acquired the exclusive North American distribution rights for the horror-thriller “The Greasy Strangler,” Variety has learned exclusively. The film premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival and will play as a “festival favorite” at SXSW later this month. It will hit theaters this fall as FilmRise will collaborate with Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, North America, Sundance film festival, Sxsw, Filmrise, The Greasy Strangler, Greasy Strangler Variety