Even though the Sundance Film Festival is over, the movie deals continue. Over the last few days of the event, several films acquired distribution assuring you’ll have a shot at seeing them soon. Many of the bigger films, including Fruitvale, Don Jon’s Addiction, The Way Way Back, and The Spectaculuar Now, were picked up early in the festival. You can get info about each at those links above.
Below, we’ll tell you who is handling films like Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight, the horror anthology S-VHS, Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara’s Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, and a few others.
One of the most highly-anticipated, and well-recieved, films of the Sundance Film Festival was Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight. Not surprisingly, Sony Pictures Classic nabbed the film. Read the full press release at Deadline.
S-VHS, the sequel to 2012′s VHS, follows two people who find a bunch of disturbing tapes while looking for a missing young man. Magnolia released the original and they’ll also be releasing the sequel, which features segments directed by Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Eduardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans and Jason Eisener. Deadline broke the news.
Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck and Ben Foster are the stars of Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, a methodical character study/drama directed by David Lowery, which was a festival favorite. Deadline revealed that IFC purchased the rights to the film. Though IFC loves doing VOD, this is one you’ll want to see on the big screen if at all possible.
READ MORE via | /Film.