Samuel Goldwyn Grabs North American Rights to Diana Vreeland Doc

The film about the fashion and beauty icon is slated for a 2012 release.

Samuel Goldwyn Films has picked up the North American rights to Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel.

The movie is described as a “portrait” of fashion and beauty icon Vreeland, who launched Twiggy, advised Jackie Onassis, edited Harper’s Bazaar and ran Vogue. It’s directed by Immordino Vreeland, the wife of Vreeland’s grandson.

Goldwyn has slated a 2012 release for the pic, which played at the Venice and Telluride film festivals.

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Vreeland’s co-directors on the film are Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt and Frederic Tcheng, the duo who edited Valentino: The Last Emperor.

Gloss Studio, Jonathan Gray and Mark Lee executive produced.

The deal was made by Goldwyn’s Peter Goldwyn and Ian Puente and Submarine’s Josh Braun and David Koh, working on behalf of the filmmaker.