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Bleecker Street Names Kyle Davies as President of Distribution

Bleecker Street, led by CEO Andrew Karpen, has hired veteran distribution exec Kyle Davies as president of distribution. Davies will spearhead the indie outfit’s theatrical distribution efforts, including upcoming releases like the Infinite Storm with Naomi Watts; Montana Story, starring Haley Lu Richardson; and Emma Holly Jones’ Mr. Malcolm’s List, with Freida Pinto. “I couldn’t […]

Bleecker Street Nabs ‘I’m Your Man’ Sci-Fi Comedy

Dan Stevens stars as a love robot in Maria Schrader's romantic comedy that debuted in competition in Berlin.

Toronto: Robert Forster Says He Got His Big Acting Break Thanks to a Hollywood Reporter Review

Just over 50 years after he landed his first Hollywood movie role, legendary character actor Robert Forster on Monday night revealed where he got his first big break: a 1965 column in The Hollywood Reporter.

Bleecker Street CEO on Sundance Post-Weinstein and the Future of Indie Films

Andrew Karpen makes his predictions for this year's market and reveals how to get movie fans to actually go to theaters.

Sundance: Bleecker Street Taps Elevation Pictures for Canadian Distribution

Andrew Karpen's new indie has made a deal with the Canadian distributor backed by Teddy Schwarzman's Black Bear Pictures.

Toronto Wrap: How Paramount Snagged Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’

The studio will waste no time in releasing the comedy and is planning a December release

Toronto: Andrew Karpen’s Bleecker Street Announces Key Hires

Among them is Jack Foley, who will serve as president of distribution

Toronto: Former Focus Co-CEO Andrew Karpen Launches New Distribution Company

UPDATED: Billionaire Manoj Bhargava, founder of 5-hour Energy, is financing the venture

AFM: Focus International’s Demise Prompts Worry

The heads of the soon-to-be-shuttered overseas arm of Universal's specialty division are wrapping up business with buyers and bidding their goodbyes.

Focus Co-CEO Andrew Karpen Elects to Leave (Exclusive)

Karpen was asked to stay on by new Focus chief Peter Schlessel, but did not want to make the move to Los Angeles for family reasons.