The filmmakers behind Mark Pellington's Sundance entry "I Melt With You" have been leaking out short clips from the the dark reunion drama this week in the lead up to its world premiere next Wednesday in Park City. One a day, the teasers have each featured one of the film's stars--first Rob Lowe, then Jeremy Piven, then Thomas Jane--in grim, confusing snippets that draw a substantial Huh? for the viewer.Read more
HBO has acquired all U.S. rights to the documentary "Project Nim," just days ahead of its world premiere in competition at the Sundance Film Festival Thursday night. Those rights include theatrical, video and TV broadcast.Read more
A&E IndieFilms has picked up TV rights to the Park City at Midnight selection "Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel." Alex Stapleton's film will have its premiere Friday in Park City at the Sundance Film Festival.Read more
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to "Take Shelter," a Sundance competition film written and directed by Jeff Nichols. The New York-based indie distributor has been very active pre-fest -- as it has been in previous years -- with active pursuit of Morgan Spurlock's latest documentary, "The Greatest Movie Ever Sold," also screening at Sundance.
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