Netflix, Anywhere pact for 'Antonia'


Anywhere Road and Netflix's Red Envelope Entertainment have acquired the award-winning North American rights to "Antonia," the Brazilian musical drama from writer/director Tata Amaral. "Antonia" follows four friends who dream of becoming a professional hip-hop R&B band. The film is co-written by Roberto Moreira and produced by Amaral and Georgia Costa Araujo with Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Bel Berlinck and Fernando Meirelles serving as co-producers. It will open theatrically in the U.S. on Aug. 17.