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February 2nd, 2017

Deadline Hollywood: Netflix Paying $12.5M For Dee Rees-Directed ‘Mudbound’

While the Sundance Film Festival prizes were awarded yesterday, they’ve saved the biggest sale for last. Netflix has paid $12.5 million for Mudbound, the Dee Rees-directed drama that stars Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan, Garrett Hedlund, and Jonathan Banks. The deal closing is for U.S. rights and select other territories, after Good Universe sold… Read More

March 30th, 2015

Deadline Hollywood: Weinstein Company Wins 8-Figure U.S. Rights Auction For Matthew McConaughey Starrer ‘Gold’

The Weinstein Company has acquired U.S. rights to Gold, the Stephen Gaghan-directed film that will star Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez. The deal is in the vicinity of a $15 million minimum guarantee and a P&A guarantee north of $20 million to properly market a release on at least 2500 screens. That is one of the biggest commitments of it kind… Read More

January 15th, 2015

The Oscars: The Imitation Game Gets 8 Nominations Including Best Picture

The Imitation Game Gets 8 Nominations Including Best Picture By Lisa Weseman The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, is a 2015 nominee for Best Picture. The film also received 7 other nominations, including Benedict Cumberbatch for Actor in a Leading Role, Keira Knightley for Actress in a Supporting Role, Directing, Film Editing, Music (Original Score), Production Design, Writing (Adapted Screenplay). In The Imitation Game, as World War II engulfs… Read More

November 30th, 2014

Deadline Hollywood: ‘The Imitation Game’ For Real: Year’s 2nd-Best Debut Per Theater

The Weinstein Company’s The Imitation Game proved it’s the real thing, winning the specialty box office this weekend with a spectacular opening. Taking the same Thanksgiving weekend slot as previous TWC Oscar winners The King’s Speech and The Artist, the title bowed with the year’s second-best per-theater average, flying past Birdman‘s mid-October opening. The Imitation Game grossed over $482K in four theaters, giving the feature a whopping $120,518… Read More

November 26th, 2014

Los Angeles Times: Review: ‘Imitation Game’ a crackerjack tale about Enigma buster Alan Turing

The disturbing, involving, always-complex story of British mathematician Alan Turing is a tale crafted to resonate for our time, and the smartly entertaining “The Imitation Game” gives it the kind of crackerjack cinematic presentation that’s pure pleasure to experience. Turing, exceptionally well-played by Benedict Cumberbatch, was a brilliant man, often considered the father of computer… Read More