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    With 'Hellion' Locked for US Distribution, Where Will Star Aaron Paul's Career Land Post-'Breaking Bad'?

    Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to writer/director Kat Candler's "Hellion," which world premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January. The film stars Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis and Josh Wiggins. So after racking up four Emmy noms and two wins for his now-storied performance ...

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    Sundance Selects Acquires Rights to Kat Candler's 'Hellion' Starring Aaron Paul

    Sundance Selects announced today that they successfully acquired the North American rights to Kat Candler's "Hellion." Written by Candler and starring Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis, and the hellion himself -- Josh Wiggins-- "Hellion" originally premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

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    Music Box Picks Up German Period Drama 'Beloved Sisters' Out of Berlin

    The 64th Berlin International Film Festival may have ended, but acquisition season is still in full swing. Music Box Films has obtained the U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to Berlin competition title "Beloved Sisters," the period romance film by Dominik Graf.

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    Kino Lorber Bringing 90 Palisades Entertainment Titles to DVD/Blu-ray and Digital

    Kino Lorber has signed a multi-year agreement giving them distribution rights to the Palisades Tartan library. The distribution deal includes packaged media, digital and repertory theatrical rights.

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    Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Zhang Yimou's 'Coming Home'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all rights in North America, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand to Zhang Yimou's "Coming Home." A 20th-century-spanning romantic drama about a Chinese dissident, the film stars Gong Li and Chen Daoming, and is currently in post-production.

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    Sony Classics to Release Zhang Yimou's Latest, 'Coming Home'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American, Latin American, Australian and New Zealand rights to Zhang Yimou's latest "Coming Home," starring Gong Li. This marks the company's whopping twelfth collaboration with Yimou (best known for "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers"). "Coming Home" is cu...

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    Wolfe Video Acquires 'The Circle,' Winner of Berlin's Teddy Award

    Wolfe Video has acquired all North American rights to Stefan Haupt's new film "The Circle (Der Kreis)." A gay emancipation docu-drama, "The Circle" has already won Berlin's Panorama Audience nod and a Teddy Award.

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    Indiewire's 2014 Berlinale Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During Run of Festival

    Indiewire is in Berlin to cover the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. Because we'll be posting so much throughout the run of the festival, we've compiled this Berlinale master list to help you keep track of all our coverage. Keep checking back daily until the festival wraps on February 16th f...

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    GKIDS Acquires 'Song of the Sea,' By Oscar-Nominated 'Secret of Kells' Filmmaker

    GKIDS has signed on to be the North American distributor for Oscar-nominated Irish director Tomm Moore’s second animated feature "Song of the Sea." For this much-anticipated follow-up to 2009’s The Secret of Kells," Moore has re-teamed with composer Bruno Coulais and the Irish band Kíla. The film wi...

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    UPDATED! Recapping The Sundance Sales: A Complete List of Festival Pick Ups

    The 2014 Sundance Film Festival has officially come and gone, and with it comes a considerable talking point: Why was it such a slow sales year? Or, perhaps it should be worded this way: Was it a slow sales year?

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