Six new feature films have been unveiled by digital content agency Cinetic Rights Management and broadband portal Babelgum, continuing a pact unveiled in January between the two companies offering one exclusive title for each month of 2009. The next selection of titles began last week with James Hausler’s crime thriller “Wild Seven” starring Robert Forster, Robert Loggia, and Richard Roundtree. Also set to make their online and mobile debuts via Babelgum are crime thriller “Jack Says” by Bob Phillips; sports documentary “On Hallowed Ground” by Kern and Kip Konwiser; foreign-language drama “Scrambled Beer” by Cristobal Valderrama; “Tao of the Golden Mask,” a kung fu comedy directed by Faizon Love (“Couples Retreat”) and “The Assassin” by Devin Haqq.
In addition, CRM recently announced a deal with Babelgum centered around the mobile and online streaming of Sally Potter’s new film “Rage.” The film, starring Simon Abkarian, Steve Buscemi, Lily Cole, Judi Dench, Eddie Izzard, Jude Law, John Leguizamo and Dianne Wiest, will make its episodic debut on the Babelgum platforms in September.
“Cinetic is proud to continue this terrific partnership with the folks at Babelgum,” said CRM’s head of programming Matt Dentler. “Their site gets bigger and better, and as a result, our offerings on the site will do the same.”
Added Babelgum’s Karol-Martesko Fenster and Andreas Lemos, “We are thrilled to be working with the team at CRM and are pleased to bring a fresh slate of curated exclusives to our mobile and broadband platforms.”